About Sharon R. Green, LICSW

Sharon R. Green, LICSW, is a member of the IAAP and a founding member of the New School for Analytical Psychology in Seattle. Sharon earned her B.A. degree in Modern Dance and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Before this, Sharon was an avant-garde film artist whose work has been recognized by the National Institute for the Arts, as well as a professional photographer and filmmaker. Sharon’s psychoanalytic practice is informed by her engagement with the arts and her life experiences working with individuals with severe mental illness, chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, the frail elderly and persons with HIV/AIDS. In addition to her training as a Jungian analyst, Sharon has a certificate in British Object Relations psychotherapy and is a founding member of the Lacan Study Group in Seattle. Sharon has a private practice of psychoanalysis and clinical consultation in downtown Seattle. Current interests include philosophy and ethics, sexuation and sexual difference, and the impact of political/historical crises on the practice of psychoanalysis.


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Assorted Writings


Green, S.R. (Forthcoming, April 2019). The sinthome and the work of Imre Kértesz. In A. Casement, P. Goss, D. Nobus (Eds.), The blazing sublime: Thresholds and pathways between Jung and Lacan. London: Karnac Books.

Green, S.R. (2018), Lacan: Nachträglichkeit, shame, ethical time.  In L. Hinton & H. Willemsen (Eds.), Temporality and shame: Perspectives from psychoanalysis and philosophy (pp. 74-100). New York, NY: Routledge.

Green, S. R. (2013). Review of “Hannah Arendt, evil and the eradication of thought” by Coline Covington.
(The Int. J. Psycho-Analysis, 2012, 93: 1215-1236).
Journal of Analytical Psychology, 58: 564-567.

Green, S. R. (2012), Review of “To be is to betray: on the place of collective freedom in psychoanalysis” by Eyal Rozmarin
(Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 2011, 21: 320-345).
Journal of Analytical Psychology, 57: 551-554.

2011, Review of “Jung & Film II: The Return: Further Post-Jungian Takes on the Moving Image” ed. by C. Hauke and L. Hockley.
Journal of Analytical Psychology, 57: 399-400.

Green, S. R. (2011), Review of “The fall of fantasies: A Lacanian reading of lack,” by Mari Ruti (Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 2008, 56, 2, pp. 483-508). Journal of Analytical Psychology, 56: 576-579.

Green, S. R. (2010), Embodied female experience through the lens of imagination. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 55, 3: 339–360.

Green, S. R. (2003).  Reflections on the luminous psyche psychoanalytic film festival.  Correlations: Newsletter of Center of Object Relations/Northwest Family Development Center, June 2003, Vol. 9, No. 3, 9-10.

Green, S. R. (2001).  The problem of words: replacing metapsychology with ontology. Correlations: Newsletter of Center of Object Relations/Northwest Family Development Center, September 2001, Vol. 7, No. 3, 3-7.


February 2018.  Seattle, WA, USA.  The New School for Analytical Psychology International Conference – Engaging the Themes of Temporality and Shame: A Response to Volatile Changes in Dangerous Times.  Paper presentation: “Lacan: Nachträglichkeit, Shame and Ethical Time”.

August 2016. Kyoto, Japan.  International Association of Analytical Psychology.  Paper presentation: “The Sinthome and the Work of Imre Kértesz”.

October 2015.  Cambridge, MA, USA.  Psychology & the Other Conference.  Panel presentation with Marc de Kesel and Luke Thurston: “Ethics in the Other: Aliens, Ghosts, Evil and Other Intrigues: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue”.

September 2014.  Cambridge, England.  The First International Joint Jung/Lacan Conference.  Paper presentation:   “The Sinthome and the Work of Imre Kértesz”.

June 2013.  Seattle, WA, USA.  Center for Object Relations Conference – Levinas and Ethics.  Paper presentation: “Strangers, Gods, and Monsters: Levinas and the Animatrix.”

May 2009.  San Francisco, CA, USA.  Journal of Analytical Psychology International Conference.   Paper presentation: “Embodied Female Experience through the Lens of Imagination”.