We are very pleased to have Dr Allan Schore join our Board of Advisors here at The Neuropsychotherapist.  Over the last two decades Dr Schore’s interdisciplinary studies have been directed towards integrating psychological and biological models of emotional and social development across the lifespan.  His contributions provide a substantial amount of research and clinical evidence which supports the proposition that the early-developing, emotion-processing right brain represents the psychobiological substrate of the human unconscious described by Freud.  His work has been an important catalyst in the ongoing “emotional revolution” now occurring across all clinical and scientific disciplines.

Dr Schore’s activities as a clinician-scientist span from his generating interpersonal neurobiological models of the enduring impact of early attachment trauma on brain development, to theoretical developmental psychoanalytic conceptions of the early origins of the human unconscious mind, to neuroimaging research on the neurobiology of attachment and studies of borderline personality disorder, to his biological studies of relational trauma in wild elephants, and to his practice of psychotherapy over the last four decades.  He leads study groups in Developmental Affective Neuroscience & Clinical Practice in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Portland, Seattle, Boulder, and Austin, and lectures internationally.

Dr Schore is editor of the acclaimed Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, and a reviewer or on the editorial staff of 35 journals across a number of scientific and clinical disciplines.  He is a member of the Society of Neuroscience, and of the American Psychological Association’s Divisions of Neuropsychology, and of Psychoanalysis.  He is the recipient of the APA’s Division of Psychoanalysis Scientific Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Research, Theory and Practice of Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis.  Dr Schore has delivered a plenary address, The Paradigm Shift: The Right Brain and the Relational Unconscious, to the 2009 Convention of the American Psychological Association.

You can find out more about Dr Schore at his website www.allanschore.com