Ph.D., New York University (1975)
Intersection of cognitive science, and affective neuroscience with psychoanalysis; psychotherapy process research; computerized language analysis
Bucci, W. and Freedman, N., Eds. (2007). From Impression to Inquiry: The Integration of Clinical and Research Perspectives in the work of Robert Wallerstein. London, United Kingdom: International Psychoanalytical Association Press..
Bucci, W. (1997). Psychoanalysis and Cognitive Science; A Multiple Code Theory. N.Y., NY: Guilford Press.
Bucci, W. (2009). Lo spettro dei processi dissociativi. Implicazioni per la relazione terapeutica. In G. Moccia, L. Solano (Eds.). Psicoanalisi e neuroscienze: Risonanze interdisciplinari. (pp. 29-53). Milan, Italy: Franco Angeli.
Bucci, W. (2007). New Perspectives on the multiple code theory; The role of bodily experience in emotional organization. In F. S. Anderson (Eds.). Bodies in Treatment; The Unspoken Dimension. (pp. 51-77). Hillsdale, NJ: The Analytic Press, Inc.,.
Bucci, W. (2005). ) Basic concepts and methods of psychoanalytic process research. In Person, E., Cooper, A., and Gabbard, G. (Eds.). Textbook of Psychoanalysis,. (pp. pp. 339-355). Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press.
Bucci, W. (2008), New perspectives on the dissociative disorders; Review of: Somatoform Dissociation: Phenomena, Measurement and Theoretical Issues. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis.
Bucci, W., Maskit, B. (2007), Beneath the surface of the therapeutic interaction; The psychoanalytic method in modern dress. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 55, 1355-1397.
Bucci, W. (2007), Four Domains of Experience in the Therapeutic Discourse. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 27, 617-639.
Bucci, W. (2007), Dissociation from the perspective of multiple code theory: Part I; Psychological roots and implications for psychoanalytic treatment. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 43, 305-326.
Bucci, W. (2007), Dissociation from the perspective of multiple code theory: Part II; The spectrum of dissociative processes in the psychoanalytic relationship. Contemporary Psychoanalysis,, 43, 305-326.
Bucci, W. & Maskit, B. (2005), A weighted dictionary for Referential Activity. Computing Attitude and Affect in Text;, 49-60.
Bucci, W. (2005), The interplay of subsymbolic and symbolic processes in psychoanalytic treatment:. Psychoanalytic Dialogues., 15, 855-873.
Bucci, W. (2004), Kognitionswissenschaften un Psychoanalyse: Neue Perspektiven zur Kognitionswissenschaften un Psychoanalyse: Neue Perspektiven zur Multiple-Code Theorie. Psychoanalyse im Dialog der Wissenschaften..
Bucci, W. (2003), Varieties of dissociative experiences: A multiple code account and a discussion of Bromberg’s case of William. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 20, 542-557.
Bucci, W. (2002), The challenge of diversity in modern psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic Psychology,, 19, 216-226.
Bucci, W. (2002), From subsymbolic to symbolic – and back; Therapeutic impact of the referential process. Symbolization and Desymbolization: Essays in Honor of Norbert Freedman..
Bucci, W. (2002), Multiple code theory and the Referential process; Applications to Process Research. An Open Door Review of Outcome Studies in Psychoanalysis; Second Edition.
Bucci, W. (2002), The Referential Process, Consciousness, and the Sense of Self. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 22, 766-793.
Bucci, W. (2002), The language of emotions; An evolutionary perspective. Journal of Evolution and Cognition..
Bucci, W (2001), Pathways of emotional communication. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 20, 40-70.
Bucci, W. (2001), Toward a “psychodynamic science”: The state of current research. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 49, 57-68.
Bucci, W (2000), The need for a “psychoanalytic psychology” in the cognitive science field. Psychoanalytic Psychology, 17, 203-224.
Bromberg, P., Bucci W., Chefetz, R.A. (2006). The Dissociative Mind: Psychological Roots and Psychoanalytic Processes in Action. In • The International Society for the Study of Dissociation Full Day Professional Seminar,. Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y..
Freedman, N., Webster, J., Lasky, R., Bucci, W., Jurist, E. (2006). The Ordinary and Extraordinary Counter-transference. In • The IPTAR Section on Investigative Psychoanalysis at the N.Y. Academy of Sciences.Invited Presentation;. N.Y., N.Y..
Bucci, W., Damasio, A.R., LeDoux, J., Litowitz, B.E., Modell, A.H (2006). What Use is Consciousness?A Clinical-Neuroscience Roundtable. In American Psychoanalytic Association, Invited Symposium,. N.Y., N.Y..
Fertuck, E., Bucci, W., and Blatt, S.J. (2005). An Empirical Foray into the Macroprocesses of Psychoanalytic Treatment: Evidence for Differential Modes of Therapeutic Action,. In • Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, Columbia Psychoanalytic Center, Invited Presentation:. N.Y., N.Y..
Bucci, W. (2005). The application of linguistic measures to examine the mutative processes in psychotherapy. In • University Bicocca,. Invited Presentation. Milan, Italy.
Bucci, W. (2005). Potentially Traumatic Events and Dissociative Processes; A Multiple Code Account. In • Associazione per la Ricerca in Psicologia Clinica, Invited presentation. Milan, Italy.
Bucci, W. (2005). The vicious circle of traumatic experience; A multiple code perspective,. In • International Congress: A Permanent Wound: Assessment and Treatment of Traumatic Experiences, Invited presentation:. Palermo, Italy,.
Bucci, W. (2004). The Interplay of Subsymbolic and Symbolic Processes in Psychoanalytic Treatment,. In • Association for Autonomous Psychoanalytic Institutes; Invited presentation:. N.Y., N.Y..
Bucci, W., Maskit, B., Hoffman, L. (2009, June). • Using Process Notes to Explore Treatment Effectiveness and Changes in Theory and Technique over Five Decades in the Treatment Center of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Rapaport-Klein Research Forum, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, MA.
Bucci, W. (2009, April). • Identifying Impasse and Opportunity in the Therapeutic Interaction:The Referential Process in Research and Practice. Keynote Address; Annual Meeting, Div. Psa (39) , APA, San Antonio, TX.
Bucci, W. (2009, March). • Converging Evidence for the Referential Process From Psychoanalysis, Cognitive Science and Neuroscience. Keynote Address; International Conference on Empirical Research on the Referential Process; LaSapienza University, Rome Italy..
Bucci, W. (2007, June). Beyond Subjectivity;Multiple Perspectives on the Psychoanalytic Process. • Long Island Psychoanalytic Society,.
Bucci, W. (2007, April). Beneath the Surface of the Therapeutic Encounter, Multiple Subjectivities, Multiple Codes. Scientific Award Address, Div. Psa (39) APA, Phila. Pa.
Bucci, W. (2006, May). Repairing the dissociation between clinical work and research; The role of process research. Canadian Psychoanalytic Society.
American Psychoanalytic Association, Fund for Psychoanalytic Research (2007-2009) $20,000 per year; “Using Process Notes to Explore Treatment Effectiveness and Changes in Theory and Technique over Five Decades in the Treatment Center of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. (Co-P.I. Leon Hoffman, M.D., New York Psychoanalytic Institute )
$14,000 per year renewable annually for graduate student fellowships from the Pacella Parent Child Center of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute
Research grant of $3,500, N.Y. Psychoanalytic Foundation
Lockman, D. (2008). The relationship between the referential process and adult attachment style. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Graham, E. (2008). Telling silences in analytic sessions: clinical meanings of pauses and affective valence in the referential process. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Roy, M. (2007). Patients’ post-termination, self-reported effectiveness of treatment and the representation of the therapeutic dialogue. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Lowder, G. (2007). . It’s hard to say: the challenge of connecting emotions and language for first time mothers. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Wallace, J. (2006). The special language of suicide in the life and art of a poet: The referential process in the poetry and letters of Anne Sexton. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Seewaldt, V. (2006). Using the CCRT to Interpret the TAT: Understanding the Phenomenon of “Card Pull”. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Ben-Meir, M. (2005). A multiple code account of the nature of language in anorexia nervosa. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Dove, K. (2005). Factors affecting timing of therapeutic work in the referential process. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Kagan, D. (2005). A study of psychoanalytic process in a single case study. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Knaan-Kostman, I. (2005). Maturation, Referential Activity, and Aggression during First Pregnancy; An Empirical Study of Pregnant Women's Dreams and Reveries. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Profis, S. (2005). Attachment and the treatment relationship in a therapy analogue study. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Ward, L. (2005). Integrating clinical judgments and process measures. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Waine, L. (2004). Adult attachment style: Differences in the referential process in a monologue. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Hanakawa, Y. (2004). Comparison of Linguistic and Acoustic Analyses. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Singer, M (2004). The extraordinary ambivalence of musical performance. Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ..
Scholarship/Research Award for 2006, Division of Psychoanalysis, (Division 39) American Psychological Association;
Honorary Member, American Psychoanalytic Association;
Honorary Member, Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR);
Honorary Member, N.Y. Psychoanalytic Institute
Co-Director of Research, New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute;
Director of Research, The Bernard L. Pacella Parent Child Center at The New York Psychoanalytic Society;
Visiting Scholar, New York Psychoanalytic Institute;
Visiting Professor in Psychoanalytic Research, University College, London;
Faculty of International Psychoanalytical Association Research Training Programme;
Chair, Committee on Research Associates of the American Psychoanalytic Association;
Member, Certification Advisory, Research and Development Committee (CARD) ; Committee on Research Education (CRED); and Task Force on Outcome and Efficacy Research; American Psychoanalytic Association.
Editorial Boards: Critical Issues in Psychoanalysis; Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis; Psychoanalytic Psychology; Psychoanalytic Inquiry; Clinical Neuropsychiatry.