Selected Publications


Kuchuck, S. (2018) The Analyst’s Subjectivity: On the impact of Inadvertent, Deliberate, and Silent Disclosure Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 15 (3): 265-274.

Kuchuck, S. (2017) From Ghost to Ancestor: Sándor Ferenczi’s Impact on Clinical Social Work American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 77(2):146-162

Kuchuck, S. (2017). Postscript to chapter 17–A Critique of Relational Psychoanalysis by Jon Mills in Core Competencies of Relational Psychoanalysis: A Guide to Practice, Study and Research (Routledge) edited by Roy E. Barsness

Kuchuck, S. Sopher, R. (2017). Relational Psychoanalysis Out of Context: Response to Jon Mills. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 14(3):364-376.

Kuchuck, S. (in press) Relational Psychoanalysis: Origins, Scope and Recent Innovations in The Most Innovative Ideas in Psychoanalysis Today (Routledge) edited by Aner Govrin and Jon Mills

Kuchuck, S. (2016). Challenging Fathers: Margarethe Lutz’s Consultation with Sigmund Freud. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 13 (3):305-310

Kuchuck, S. (2016) The Impact of Sandor Ferenczi on Clinical Social Work in The Ferenczi Tradition (Karnac), edited by Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Gabriele Cassullo, Jay Frankel.

Kuchuck, S. (2016). The Supervisory Action of Psychoanalytic Writing: A Discussion of Rachel Altstein’s “Finding Words: How the Process and Products of Psychoanalytic Writing Can Channel the Therapeutic Action of the Very Treatment it sets Out to Describe”. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 13 (1): 79-88

Harris, A. & Kuchuck, S. (Eds) (2015). The Legacy of Sandor Ferenczi: From ghost to ancestor. Routledge.

Kuchuck, S. (Ed) (2014). Clinical Implications of the Psychoanalyst’s Life Experience: When the Personal Becomes Professional. Routledge.

Kuchuck, S. (2013) When Two Become Four: Patient, Analyst, Lover, Friend Psychoanalytic Perspectives 10: 220-234.

Kuchuck, S. (2013). Reflections on the Therapeutic Action of Desire. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 14:133-139.

Atlas-Koch and Kuchuck, S. (2012). To Have and to Hold: Psychoanalytic Dialogues on the Desire to Own Psychoanalytic Dialogues 22:93-105.

Kuchuck, S. (2012). Please (Don’t) Want Me: The Therapeutic Action of Male Sexual Desire in the Treatment of Heterosexual Men. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 48:544-562.

Kuchuck, S. (2009). Relational Psychoanalysis. In The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 760-762. Editors: D. Leeming, K. Madden, S. Marlan. Springer: New York.

Kuchuck, S. (2009). Do Ask, Do Tell?: Narcissistic Need as a Determinant of Analyst Self-Disclosure. The Psychoanalytic Review, 96:1007-1024.

Kuchuck, S. (2008). In the Shadow of the Towers: The Role of Retraumatization and Political Action in the Evolution of a Psychoanalyst. The Psychoanalytic Review, 95:417-436.



Disaster Zone Therapy, October 13, 2015
The Patient I Abandoned, June 23, 2015
Letter: My Life in Therapy, August 26, 2010
Psychoanalysis: A Thing of the Past?  September 16, 2007
Till Therapy Do Us Part,  April 26, 2005

Steven was quoted in the New York Times on work-related stress “Cracking Under the Pressure? It’s Just the Opposite, for Some”