Dr Orna Guralnik is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst practicing in New York City. Dr Guralnik is on faculty at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in NYC, where she teaches courses on the trans-generational transmission of trauma, socio-politics/ideology and psychoanalysis, and on dissociation. Currently Dr Guralnik lectures and publishes on the topics of couples treatment and culture, dissociation and depersonalization, as well as culture & psychoanalysis. She is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and of Studies in Gender & Sexuality. She is co-founder of the Center for the Study of Dissociation and Depersonalization at the Mount Sinai Medical School, where she was funded by NIH and NARSAD grants. Prior to becoming a psychoanalyst she was one of the principals of Lucid Consulting and Worklab Consulting research and organizational consulting firms. Dr Guralnik is a graduate of the NYU PostDoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis.