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Ph.D. Chicago

Volney Gay

Dir. Of Psychotherapy Training, Prof. of Religion

Volney P. Gay is Professor of Religion, Professor of Psychiatry, and Professor of Anthropology. Professor Gay's research interests are in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, the psychodynamic study of culture, the comparative history of religions, and the psychology of religion. He is author of Reading Freud: Neurosis, Psychology, Religion; Reading Jung: Science, Psychology, and Religion; Freud on Ritual; and Understanding the Occult. His most recent book, Freud on Sublimation: Reconsiderations, won the Heinz Hartmann Award from the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.