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 and on dissociation. 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. Currently Dr Guralnik lectures and publishes on the topics of dissociation and depersonalization, as well as culture & the individual in psychoanalysis. She is on the editorial board of Studies in Gender & Sexuality and is a graduate of the NYUPostDoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis.