Licensed clinical psychologist; Adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Patricia Coughlin (Della Selva), Ph.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years of clinical experience. She has held faculty positions at Northwestern University Medical School, Albany Medical College, and the Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine. Currently she is Clinical Faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and lecturer at Harvard Medical School. She maintains a private practice in the Boston area and has over 30 years' experience in ISTDP. Over the past 20 years she has written professionally, given presentations at professional conferences and conducted workshops for mental health professionals internationally. Currently, she is conducting training groups in New York, Australia, Denmark, and Poland.
Her first book, Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Theory and Technique, is considered a classic in the field. Dr. Coughlin’s book Lives Transformed was written in collaboration with Dr. David Malan, and published in 2006 by Karnac Books. Her newest book, Maximizing Therapeutic Effectiveness in Dynamic Psychotherapy, was published in July 2016 by Routledge.