Steven Kuchuck, DSW, LCSW, is a psychoanalyst, psychotherapist, and clinical consultant in private practice in New York City. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Perspectives: An International Journal of Integration and Innovation and Co-Editor of the Relational Perspectives Book Series from Routledge.

Dr. Kuchuck is on the Board of Directors, supervisor, and faculty at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP), where he is also Co-Director of Curriculum for the four year training program in adult psychoanalysis and faculty in the National Training Program, faculty member at the Stephen Mitchell Center for Relational Studies, the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia, the Institute for Expressive Analysis, and the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in New York City, and a supervisor at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. From 2011-2013, he co-moderated and organized the online colloquium series for the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors as President.

Dr. Kuchuck’s professional writing appears in Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, and The Psychoanalytic Review, among other publications.


Professional Affiliations


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APA Division 39, American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education, Institute for Expressive Analysis, National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis Los Angeles, China American Psychoanalytic Alliance, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, New York State Society of Clinical Social Work Psychotherapists, The Stephen Mitchell Center for Relational Studies.

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Upcoming Presentations

February 23rd 9 AM - 4 PM Newport psychoanalytic institute presents: Dr. Steven Kuchuck, dsw
On the therapeutic action and clinical limitations of love
National University, 3390 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

March 28th-31st, 2019 Plenary speaker at the 2019 conference of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW) -- Intrigue, Insight, Inquiry: Through Today's Psychoanalytic Lens. Durham Marriott City/Durham Convention Center, Durham, North Carolina. More information to follow.