Chuck Strozier Books

Eleanor D. Payson

The New World of Self is a remarkable work that reads like a series of master classes on the essentials of what has come to be known as self psychology, founded by the grandmaster himself, Heinz Kohut. Charles Strozier and coauthors, provide a fascinating overview of...

Raanan Kulka

I greatly admire this new book on the work of Heinz Kohut by Strozier and his colleagues. It will become the basic text on self psychology in any curriculum. The open and courageous voice of The New World of Self captures the deepest meaning of Kohut’s monumental...

Lord John Alderdice

Freud’s extraordinary understanding of mind emerged in a particular culture and stage of knowledge. Adventuring beyond, into the new intellectual territory of uncertainty and complexity, has seen psychoanalytic dead ends and promising paths that petered out....

Harriet Wolfe, M.D.

Strozier, Pinteris, Kelley, and Cher offer a fresh, engaging, and enlightening portrait of Kohut as the psychoanalyst who introduced empathy into psychoanalytic theory and practice. Kohut conceived of trauma, healing, and the development of the self in profoundly...

Judith Guss Teicholz

This book makes complex theory readily accessible in prose that has the liveliness and originality of good fiction while at the same time placing self psychology’s ongoing evolution in historical context. Strozier and his co-authors tell the story of how Kohut’s...