Among the books and journals to which I have contributed:
- Thomas, N.K., “There’s Always a Villain to Punish: Group Processes Contributing to Violence and Its Remediation,” International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, January, Vol. 65, No. 1 : pp. 88-107
- Thomas, N.K., “I’ve Got You Under My Skin: Revenge as Affect Regulation,” in Caretti, V. & Craparo, G. (Eds.), Trauma Psichico: Teoria, Clinica, Ricerca (Psychic Trauma: Theory, Research and Clinical Issues) (Rome, Italy: Astrolabio Publishers, 2013).
- Thomas, N.K., “Whose truth: Inevitable tensions in testimony and the search for repair,” in Harris, A. & Botticelli, S. (Eds.), First Do No Harm: The Paradoxical Encounters of Psychoanalysis, Warmaking and Resistance (New York: Routledge Press, 2010).
- Thomas, N.K., “Obliterating the Other: What Can be Repaired by ‘Truth’ and Testimony,” International Journal Of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 6 (4) (2009): 321–338.
- Thomas, N.K., “On turning a blind eye and deaf ear: Society’s response to the use of torture,” International Journal Of Group Psychotherapy, 61, (1) (2011): 7–26.
- Klein,R. & Thomas, N.K., Bernard, H.S; Block, M.S. & Feirman, D.C., “Developing groups for disaster preparedness and response,” in Vandecreek, L. & Allen, J.B. (Eds.) Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Group, Couples & Family Therapy, (Sarsota, FL, Professional Resources Press, 2008).
Also, a number of books or articles my patients have found useful:
- Shedler, Jonathan, “Getting to know me: What’s behind psychoanalysis?,” Scientific American, Nov., 2010 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm
- Sherman, E. , “Psychotherapy 101: A Who’s Who in Mental Health,” Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey Blog, August 6, 2011, http://blog.cppnj.org/2011/08/psychotherapy-101-whos-who-mental.html
- Alison Carper, Ph.D., “The Importance of Hide-and-Seek,” The New York Times, June 30, 2015—an excellent recent article describing psychotherapy.
- The West Coast Trauma Project was initiated by clinical psychologist Guy McPherson, PhD to enable others to learn from expert trauma therapists. It is an excellent resource for both clinicians and members of the general public. Print and podcast material is available for download. I was among the trauma therapists interviewed. You can listen to my interview at westcoasttraumaproject.com/podcast/nina-k-thomas-phd/
- Nina Thomas, Ph.D., ABPP, CGP accepts the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health’s 2016 Social Responsibility Award, for her work in social activism and trauma work nationally and internationally.