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The objectives of the International Karen Horney Society have been to put people interested in Horney in touch with each other, to keep members informed of developments in Horney theory and Horney studies, and to call Horney's contribution to the attention of those who may not be familiar with it.  more »

Essays & Excerpts

Renate Horney,   Lazarus, What's Next?
Jerome Wagner,  "Karen Horney Meets the Enneagram"
Robert Tucker,     "A Stalin Biographer's Memoir"
Marcia Westkott, "Female Relationality and the Idealized Self"
Bernard Paris,     "Karen Horney's Vision of the Self"
Bernard Paris,     "Interdisciplinary Applications of Horney"
Anthony K. Shin, "Active Inference: Toward a Unified Model of Mind, Waking, and Dreaming Consciousness"

Recent Books that draw on Horney

Jeff Mitchell (2014), Individualism and Moral Character: Karen Horney's Depth Psychology. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com. Also available as an eBook on Google Play.

Celia Hunt (2013), Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing: Exploring the self in the learning process. New York: Routledge. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com.

Jack Danielian and Patricia Gianotti, Listening with Purpose: Entry Points into Shame and Narcissistic Vulnerability (2012). Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com.

Jennifer Leigh Selig, Integration: The Psychology and Mythology of Martin Luther King, Jr. and His (Unfinished) Therapy With the Soul of America (2012). Carpinteria, CA: Mandorla Books. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com.

Andrew N. Tershakovec, The Mind: The Power that Changed the Planet (2007). Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com.

Irving Solomon, Karen Horney and Character Disorder: A Guide for the Modern Practitioner (2006). New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc. Available in Kindle format from Amazon.com.

Marcus Wiesner, with an introduction by Norman Simms, Destruction Artist: An Interpretive Study of Adolph Hitler (2002). Hamilton, New Zealand: Outrigger Publishers.

Karen Horney

Brief Introduction

Karen Horney & Humanistic Psychoanalysis

Bibliography of Karen Horney's Writings

The Karen Horney Papers at Yale

Publications About or Employing Horney

NEW! Authors who extend or draw on Horneyan Theory

NEW! Translations of Horney's Books

NEW! Tershakovec's Extension of Horneyan Theory

Last updated: May 25, 2014  
Contact Bernard Paris, bjparis@ufl.edu