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Gentile, Katie




 -           Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy -Postdoctoral, Certificate Psychoanalysis

       -     New York University, School of Education -Doctorate of Philosophy,

             Counseling Psychology

       -     New York University, School of Education -Master of Arts, Counselor Education

       -     University of Michigan - Bachelor of Arts, Psychology


Katie Gentile, Ph.D. is Associate professor of Counseling and Director of the Gender Studies Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is the author of the book Creating bodies: Eating disorders as self-destructive resistance, a collaborative diary analysis exploring the roles of time and space in recovery from eating disorders and sexual abuse, published by The Analytic Press/Routledge. She is an incoming co-editor of  the interdisciplinary journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality and contributing editor for Psychotherapy and Politics International, and is on the editorial board of Women’s Studies Quarterly. She has published articles on sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, eating disorders, cultural representations of pregnant and postpartum bodies since 9/11, and the role of babies as fetish objects for a traumatized cultural body. She is a trained psychoanalyst and psychotherapist.


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