Peter Wolson

United States

Dr. Peter Wolson is a training and supervising analyst and faculty member of the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies. He has served as LAISPS’s president and director of training, is a co-founding member of the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies and was president of the Los Angeles Society of Clinical Psychologists. He is on the resident faculty of the Wright Institute Los Angeles and in private practice in Beverly Hills. His book, Psychoanalysis Enters the Political Fray; The Op-Ed Articles and Journal Blogs of Peter Wolson published in 2019 argues that a psychoanalytic perspective is essential to deepen the public political dialogue. In addition, he has published professional papers on adaptive grandiosity, the existential dimension of psychoanalysis, the relational unconscious, analytic love and political power.