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Publications and Presentations


  • Journals: Beginning in 1988, Dr. Wright has published psychoanalytic papers and reports in several journals including the International Review of Psychoanalysis, the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association , the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, and the Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis. Her papers have dealt with clinical topics including depression, the impact of death of a parent, adoption, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and learning issues as well as psychological development, research methodology for studying the impact of psycho-pharmacological medications on self states and self- reflectiveness, and discussions of psycho-analytic theories of the mind.
  • 1997, book: “Do We Really Need Ritalin: a Family Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”, Avon Books, NY.
  • 2010, co-author of book chapter in “The Wound of Mortality“, ed. Akhtar S., Aronson.

Professional Presentations: Dr. Wright has made presentations in workshops of the American Psychoanalytic Association on various topics including adoption, ADHD. In addition she has given the following paper presentations:

Community Presentations:

  • 1998, New Haven Radio, “Learning disabilities and ADHD”.
  • 1998, WKZE, Sharon, CT, Taking Care of the child with special needs.”
  • 1998, Litchfield Radio, CT, “ADHD and its management”.
  • 1998, Women’s Emergency Services, Litchfield County, CT, “Vicarious traumatization: taking care of the caretakers”
  • 2012, West End Day School, NY, “Beyond Behavior – understanding our children”.


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