Diana Diamond is internationally recognized for her work in applying basic research-grounded concepts of attachment theory to investigating therapeutic process and outcome with patients with personality disorders. She has participated in developing Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP), a manualized psychodynamic psychotherapy for borderline patients, and has been involved in a series of studies investigating change in attachment and symptomatology in borderline patients over one year of TFP. She has published extensively on personality disorders, mental representation, patient-therapist attachment, the application of psychoanalytic theory to the understanding of narrative and symbolism in cinema, and the intersection between sexuality and attachment—the topic of her most recent book, Attachment and Sexuality.
She is on the Editorial Boards of Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychological Issues
and Psychoanalytic Inquiry
. She is a graduate of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and is a member at large of the board of directors of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association.
Syllabus: Adult Psychopathology
Syllabus: Evidence Based Psychodynamic Treatment
Syllabus: Practicum IB: Interviewing and Personality Appraisal (Adult Intake)
Syllabus: Practicum IIB: Adult Psychotherapy
Syllabus: Practicum IIIB: Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders