Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor.
She is co-founder and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Group and Associate Faculty, Psychoanalytic Studies Minor, University of Pennsylvania (PSYS), Honorary Member at IPTAR the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research in New York City (IPTAR is part of the International Psychoanalytic Association), and Member at Apres-Coup Psychoanalytic Association New York.
Her books include The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Other Press: 2003) winner of the Gradiva Award and the Boyer Prize and Please Select Your Gender: From the Invention of Hysteria to the Democratizing of Transgenderism (Routledge: 2010). She has published two new collections (both with Manya Steinkoler) Lacan On Madness: Madness, Yes You Can't ( Routledge, 2015) and Lacan, Psychoanalysis and Comedy (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Her new book Psychoanalysis Needs a Sex Change: Lacanian Approaches to Sexual and Social Difference is forthcoming by Routledge.