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Selected Papers and Chapters:
Saban, G. S, Sossin, K. M., & Yasik, A. (2017). Age, circumstance, and outcome in child survivors of the Holocaust. In
S. Kangisser Cohen, E. Fogelman, and D. Ofer (Eds). Children in the Holocaust and its aftermath: Historical and psychological studies of the Kestenberg Archive (pp. 15-40). Brooklyn, NY: Berghahn Books. [ISBN: 978-1785334382]
Ross, G., Foran, L. M., Barbot, B., Sossin, K. M. & Perlman, J. (2016). Using cluster analysis to provide new insights into development of very low birthweight premature infants. Early Human Development, 92, 45-49.
Chazan, S., Kuchirko, Y., Beebe, B., & Sossin, K. M. (2016). A longitudinal study of traumatic play activity using the Children’s Developmental Play Instrument (CDPI). Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 15, 1-25. DOI:10.1080/15289168.2015.1127729
Loman, S. & Sossin, K. M. (2016). Applying the Kestenberg Movement Profile in dance/movement therapy: An
introduction. Chapter 14 in S. Chaiklin & S. Wengrower (Eds.), The art and science of dance/movement
therapy, Second edition (pp. 256-284/364pp). New York: Routledge. [ISBN: 978-1-13-891033-1]
Sossin, K. M. (2015). Early childhood risk factors for autism and psychosis. In J. McCarthy (Ed.), Psychosis in childhood
and adolescence (pp. 60-90). New York: Routledge. ISBN-13: 978-0415821063
Sossin, K. M.(2015). A movement-informed mentalization lens applied to psychodynamic psychotherapy of children and adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 14, 286-302.
Sossin, K. M., Bromberg, Y. & Haddad, D. (2014). Parent Loss During Childhood and Adolescence: A Prismatic Look
at the Literature In P. Cohen, K. M. Sossin, & R. Ruth (Eds.), Healing after parent loss in childhood and adolescence: Therapeutic interventions and theoretical considerations. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Sossin, K. M., & Cohen, P. & Beebe, B. (2014). Videotaped Play Sessions and Multiple-Therapist Video-Informed
Consultations within a Prevention-Project Following Death of a Father in the World Trade Center Collapse.To be published in:
P. Cohen, K. M. Sossin, & R. Ruth (Eds.), Healing after parent loss in childhood and adolescence: Therapeutic interventions and theoretical considerations. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Koch, S. & Sossin, K. M. (2013). Kestenberg movement analysis. In Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva Ladewig, David
McNeill, & Sedinha Teßendorf (Eds.). Body-Language-Communication: An international handbook on multimodality in human interaction (pp.
958-973). Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.
Sossin, K. M. (2011). Mothers and children in the early years of the support groups: Introduction to the support groups. Journal of Infant,
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, 10 (2-3), 205-206.
Sossin, K. M. (2011).Support group II: An evolving approach: Reflections on group process in the early years. Journal of Infant, Child &
Adolescent Psychotherapy.10(2-3), 217–223.
Sossin, K. M. & Cohen, P. (2011) Children’s play in the wake of loss and trauma. Journal of Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, 10(2-3),
Beebe, B., Cohen, P., Bergman, A., Moskowitz, S., Sossin, K. M., Reiswig, R., Tortora, S., & Demetri Friedman, D. (2011). The therapist group:
A transformational process. Journal of Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy. 10(2-3), 317-325.
Bergman, A., Sossin, K. M., Tortora, S., Cohen, P. & Beebe, B. (2011). The team approach to the treatment of a traumatized mother and
child: Ryan and Lydia. Journal of Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy. 10(2-3), 302-316.
Seskin, L., Feliciano, E., Tippy, G., Yedloutschnig, R., Sossin, K. M. & Yasik, A. (2010). Attachment and autism: Parental attachment representations and relational behaviors in ther parent-child dyad. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 38(7):949-960.
Zaccario, M., Sossin, K. M., & DeGroat, J. (2009). Assessment of infants and toddlers. In B. Mowder, F. Rubinson & A. Yasik (Eds.),
Evidence-based practice in infant and early childhood psychology (pp. 93-128). Hoboken, New Jersery: Wiley.
Loman, S. & Sossin, K. M. (2009). Current clinical applications of the Kestenberg Movement Profile. S. Chaiklin & H. Wengrower
(Eds.). Life is dance: The art and science of DMT (pp. 237-264). New York: Routledge.
Loman, S. & Sossin, K. M. (2008). Current clinical applications of the Kestenberg Movement Profile. (Translated by Aleisa Gines).
S. Chaiklin & H. Wengrower (Eds.). La Vida es Danza: El arte y la Ciencia de la Danza Movimiento Terapia.Barcelona, Spain: Editorial
Sossin, K. M. & Charone-Sossin, J. (2007). Embedding co-regulation within therapeutic process: Lessons from development. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 6, 259-279.
Charone-Sossin, J. & Sossin, K. M. (2007). Twists in the road on the developmental path towards co-regulation: Navigating one’s
way when many reliable markers are absent. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 6, 245-258.
Sossin, K. M. (2007). History and future of the Kestenberg Movement Profile (pp. 103-118). In S. C. Koch & S. Bender (Eds.), Movement analysis: Bewegungsanalyse. Berlin: Logos Verlag.
Sossin, K. M. (2007). Nonmentalizing states in early-childhood survivors of the Holocaust: Developmental considerations regarding treatment of child survivors of genocidal atrocities. American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 67(1), 68-81.
Sossin, K. M. & Birklein, S. (2006). Nonverbal transmission of stress between parent and young child: Considerations and psychotherapeutic implications of a study of affective movement patterns. Journal of Infant, Child, & Adolescent Psychotherapy, 5, 46-69.
Birklein, S.& Sossin, K. M. (2006). Nonverbal indices of stress in parent-child dyads: Implications for individual and interpersonal affect
regulation and intergenerational transmission. In S. Koch & I. Bräuninger (Eds.). Advances in Dance/Movement Therapy:Theoretical
perspectives and empirical findings (pp.128-141). Berlin: Logos Verlag.
Gallagher, S., Mowder, B., Sossin, K.M. & Rubinson, F. (2006). Continuing education interests of licensed New York State psychologists serving the zero to five-year-old population. Journal of Early Childhood and Infant Psychology, 2, 201-220.
Sossin, K.M. (2006).Part II: Themes and techniques in the mother-child groups. In an encompassing digest-article,
by Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Cohen, P., Bergman, A., Sossin, K.M., Moskowitz, S. et al., Support groups and video
bonding consultations for mothers pregnant and widowed on 9-11. Association of Early Childhood and Infant Psychologists News, 4, 2-5.
Mowder, B. A., Guttman, M., Rubinson, F. D. & Sossin, K. M. (2006). Trauma and parenting: Effects of 9-11 on
parents and their children. Journal of Child and Family Studies and Journal.of Child and Family Studies, 15, 733-743.
Birklein, S. B. , Sossin, K. M., & Loman, S. (2006). The effect of stress on the caregiver-child relationship:
Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP) research and intervetnions. ADTA 2006 Proceedings.
Sossin, K. M. & Loman, S. (2004). The Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP) as a tool for research in dance/movement
therapy. ADTA 2004 Annual Proceedings, 101-107.
Sossin, K. M. (2002) Interactive movement patterns as ports of entry in infant-parent psychotherapy. Journal of
Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 2, 97-131.
Sossin, K. M. (2001) Discussion of a paper by Judith S. Kestenberg with Arnhilte Buelte: Prevention, infant therapy
and the treatment of adults: 1. Toward understanding mutuality. APA Division 39 Section V: Continuing
Education Program: Turning Point Papers in Psychotherapy. http://www/sectionfive.org/kescomment.htm
Professional Presentations and Conference-Posters
Y 1/26/17 The Space, weight, time & shape of Infant-Parent Psychotherapy: Reflections on the Contributions of Stern, Kestenberg, Trevarthen, Beebe & Fonagy. Youth Consultation Service (YCS) Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental Health, East Orange, NJ
1/19/17 Ambivalent Facial Movement Patterns and Maternal Dependency in Mother-Infant Interaction.
Amy Reale, Psy.D., K. Mark Sossin, Ph.D., Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D., Alfred Ward, Ph.D., Liliya Endres, Psy.D. American Psychoanalytic Association, NYC
Y 1/17/17 Reflections on the Contributions of Daniel Stern. Anni Bergman Program in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy Program (ABPIPP), CFS & IPTAR, NYC
Y 12/16/16 Reflections on Ports of Entry in Parent-Infant Psychotherapy. New Alternatives for Children (NAC), NYC
Y 11/16 – 1/17 Lecture Series (3x) on Child/Adolescent Psychotherapy: 1) ASD, 2) Nonverbal Facets of Technique 3) Loss & Bereavement. Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS), NY
YP582 ID 972-01 Sequential Analysis of Shape Flow Facial Patterns Among 12-Month-Olds Correspondent to Maternal Dependency and Self-Criticism: A Microanalytic Application of the Kestenberg Movement Profile Bromberg, Y., Sossin, K. M. World Association for Infant Mental Health, WAIMH, Prague, Czech Republ.ic, 6/2/16
YP583 ID 972-02 Emotional availability, parent-role, maternal personality, and infant temperament: Factors influencing the mother-infant dyad Sharkey, J., Sossin, K. M. Mowder, B., & Salbod, S. WAIMH, Prague, Czech Republic, 6/2/16
YP584 ID 972-03 Integrating a psychoanalytically-framed view of the body and movement with empirical study of patterns of behavior in the mother-infant dyad: The KMP in developmental research, theory and practice. Sossin, K. M., Bryl, K. World Association for Infant Mental Health, WAIMH, Prague, Czech Republic, 6/2/16
YBeebe, B., Hoven, C., Sossin, M., Cohen, P., Tortora, S., Moskowitz, S., Reiswig, R., Bergman, A., Friedman, D., Rubinchik, N., Stafford, A., Folse, K., Kim, K., Rappaport, M., Kuchirko, Y. (2016, May). Risk & Resilience in 9/11 Pregnant Widows and Their Infants at 4 Months: Urgent Repair. International Conference Infant Studies, New Orleans, [May 26, 2016]
Y11/19/15 Sossin, K. M. A KMP Portrait of the Mother-Child Dyad: Correspondence among Movement Patterns and Empirically-Derived Psychological Factors. Presentation to staff and trainees at Youth Consultation Service (YCS), Infant and Preschool Mental Health Programs. East Orange, NJ
Y10/19/15 Sossin, K. M. & Bryl, K. A KMP Portrait of a Mother-Child Dyad: Correspondence Among Movement and Empirically Derived Psychological Factors. Presented at Annual Meetings of the American Dance Therapy Association. San Diego, CA.
Y ** 7/12-17/15 Sossin, K. M. (accepted) Bridging gaps between legal process and clinical psychology evidence. Panel on Reflections on inclusive dispute resolution. International Academy of Law and Mental Health. Vienna, Austria. http://www.ialmh.org/template.cgi
Y 12/6/14 Sossin, K. M. (invited) Mentalization in psychotherapy with adolescents demonstrating Autism Spectrum Disorder. Panel Presentation II – Working and Advocating for the Learning Disabled Child : Treatment and Diagnostic Issues. Wondering and imagining: Mentalization in clinical practice with children and adolescents. JICAP/New School U/New York, NY http://sectionii.wildapricot.org/Resources/Documents/Mentaliz.Brochure-Final.pdf
Y 11/18/14 Cohen, P. & Sossin, K. M. (invited) “A trembling nest: Risk, primary prevention, and pathways of intervention in the wake of disaster.” All day presentation to the Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health. Branford, CT. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9t98yb373693fc9&llr=6d4nveeab
Y 6/17/14 Sharkey, J. M., Sossin, K. M., & Mowder, B. (2014). Emotional availability, parenting behavior perceptions, child temperament and parent personality characteristics in mothers and their 8 to 16 month olds. Presentation at the 14th WAIMH World Congress (World Association for Infant Mental Health): Babies: Their Contributions—Our Responsibilities. Edinburgh, Scotland, June 14-18, 2014.
Y 6/16/14 Sossin, K. M., Bryl, K., Sharkey, J. M. , & Salbod, S. (2014). Movement analysis of parent-infant interaction: Windows into meaning-making. Presentation at the 14th WAIMH World Congress (World Association for Infant Mental Health): Babies: Their Contributions—Our Responsibilities. Edinburgh, Scotland, June 14-18, 2014
Y 5/4/14 Sossin, K. M. (2014). Psychoanalytic theory and empirical findings regarding child bereavement. Presentation at “Conversations Pertaining to Therapeutic Implications of Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence: Marking the Publication of Healing after Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence” (Cohen, Sossin, & Ruth, Eds, 2014). New York: Pace University. (Panel included: R. Ruth, P. Cohen, K. M. Sossin, E. Cohen, E. Fogelman, S. Aronson, D. Gensler, B. Pivnick, & L. Towns-Miranda).
Y 4/26/14 Parent-Infant/Toddler Consultations in the Wake of Sudden Parent-Loss Psychoanalytically Informed Close Observation and Video-Feedback. Presentation in the Section V Panel: Flexibility and Frame: Conflicts in the Application of Psychoanalytic Practices and Techniques in Extreme Circumstances, APA-Div39 2014 Annual Meeting (spring)
Y 4/25/14 Meet the Authors Panel: Healing after loss of a parent in childhood and adolescence: Therapeutic interventions and theoretical considerations, APA-Div39 2014 Annual Meeting (spring)
Y 8/3/13 Sossin, K. M. & Charone-Sossin, J. “Enhancing Work With Parents of Children in Therapy.” Skill-Building Session at American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI
Y 6/25/13 Sossin, K. M. “ADHD: An Infant Mental Health Perspective.” Discussion of a paper presented by N. Donson “"Is There Such a Thing as ADHD? A Clinical, Psychoanalytic Perspective." New Jersey Psychoanalytic Society, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ.
Y Sch. 6/15/13 Reale, A., Sossin, K. M., Beebe, B. Endres, L., Ward, A. & Liberman, A. “Maternal Dependency and Ambivalent Facial Movement Patterns in Mother-Infant.” Psychoanalysis Conference 2013. The Burroughs, London: Middlesex University
Y 4/18/13 Sossin, K. M. “Terpsichore Visits the Infant-Parent Interchange: Sequential Movement Patterns and Embodied Intentionality.” Presentation at YCS Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental Health, East Orange, NJ
Y1/24/13 Sossin, K. M. “Parenting Children on the Autism Spectrum: The Overall Impact on the Family.” Presented at the NGO Committee on the Family (U.N.): Conference: “Practical Solutions ot Challenging Family Situations.” NY
Y 11/10/12 Loman, S. & Sossin, K. M. “Primary Prevention in Groups Utilizing the KMP.” Presented at the Expressive Therapies Summit, NYC, NY
Y 9/26/12 Sossin, K. M. “Parent-Infant Interaction: Affect Sharing, Affect Transmission, Nonverbal Behavior and the Incorporation of Video-Feedback into Parent-Infant Psychotherapy.” Presented at Association for Early Childhood and Infant Psychology “Beyond Bonding,” NYC, NY.
Y 4/18/12 Reale, A., Sossin, K. M., Beebe, B., Ward, A., &. Endres, L. "Maternal facial growing and shrinking patterns relate to maternal self-criticism and dependency in a mother-infant microanalysis", presentation at the World Association for Infant Mental Health, Capetown, South Africa.
Y 11/11/11 Discussant of “Looking for Me” and “To Move is to Be Alive”: Liberating Creativity through Analysis and the Arts (at The New School) Co-sponsored by the Creative Arts Therapy Program and Expressive Media Inc. Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, New York, NY
Y 9/11/11 Symposium: “Managing Collapse: Facilitating the Emergence of Meanings After 9/11.” Sponsored by: The Manhattan Psychological Association, City University’s Dispute Resolutions Center at John Jay College, The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, NYSPA’s Division of Psychoanalysis, and Psych Matters: a 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Symposium on 9/11/11 for the Psychological & Mental Health Communities and the General Public. Presenters: Tom Hennes, Principal at Thinc Design, has led the exhibition design team for the National 9/11 Memorial Museum; Billie Pivnick, PhD, Consulting Psychologist to Thinc Design on the Memorial Museum, Columbia University Teachers’ College, the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, and the William A. White Institute Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program; K. Mark Sossin, PhD, Professor, Pace University, Department of Psychology; and the New York Freudian Society.
Y 9/11/11 NYU Postdoctoral Program Clinic Symposium: The Project for Mothers, Infants, and Young Children of September 11, 2001. Beebe, B., Cohen, P., Sossin, K. M., Reiswig, R., Bergman, A., Moskowitz, S., Demitri Friedman, D., Tortora, S.
Y 9/23-24/11 Co-regulated sequential patterns of shape-flow in mother infant interaction: Affect sharing and affect transmission. European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop: Embodied Mentalizing: The Emergence of The Emotional Embodied Mind. The Anna Freud Centre, London, UK
Y 8/6/11 Stern, A., Niu, W., & Sossin, K. M. Sibling Relationship Quality, Parent-child Relationship Quality, and their Effects on Adult Romantic Relationships. Poster Presentation: Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
Y 8/6/11 Repercussions of Loss for Mothers and Children: Looking Through the Lens of the World Trade Center Project [The Project for Mothers, Infants, and Young Children of September 11, 2001] Transforming Communal Trauma into a Community of Memory: 9/11's Legacy. APA Panel, Division 56 & APA-President Sponsored Panel Memorialization and the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11/2001. With S. Brennan, B. Pivnick & T. Hennes Dr. Jeffrey Jay will serve as Discussant, and Dr. Chris Courtois, will serve as moderator. Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
Y 4/10/11 Rustam, K., Ramani, N. & Sossin, K. M. The 39th Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention & The 20th Annual N.E.U.R.O.N. Conference. NorthEast Undergraduate Research Organization for Neuroscience
Y 4/2/11 Yedloutschnig, R., Sossin, K. M., & Salbod,
S. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Parental Attachment Representations and Emotional Availability in
the Parent-Child Relationship. Montreal, Quebec: Society for Research in Child Development
Y 1/14/11 Shaw, J. S., Sossin, K. M. & Salbod, S. Affect regulation from a movement perspective: Shape-flow in embodied parent-child interaction. Presentation at the 2011 National Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Meetings, Waldorf-Astoria, New York, NY
Y 11/7/10 Rustam, K., Ramani, N., & Sossin, K. M. Parental
stress and differences between parent-child hedonic tone. Presentation at the 22nd Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research, NYC.
Y 7/24/10 Sossin, K. M. Sequential Analyses of Movement Patterns, Self- & Interactive-Contingencies, and Intersubjectivity through the KMP Lens. Moving from Within, 2nd World Congress, EZETTHERA European Center for Dance Therapy, Freising, Germany
Y7/2/10 Shaw, J., Sossin, K. M., & Salbod, S. Shape-Flow in Embodied Parent-Child Affect Regulation: Heightened Emotional Expression in Dyadic Interaction. World Association for Infant Mental Health, 12th World Congress: Infancy in Times of Transition. Leipzig, Germany, 7/10
Y5/10 Sossin, K. M. Young Children Coping With the Loss of Their Fathers on 9/11: Implicit and Explicit Processes in Dyadic Play. Presented at the 14th Annual Spring Conference, New York Zero To Three: "Trauma and Resilience in Young Children and Their Families", New York, May, 2010 (Beebe, Sossin, Tortora, Cohen, Reiswig, Moskowitz, Bergman, Demitri).
Y4/22/10 Sossin, K. M. & Cohen, P. Adapting a Psychoanalytic Frame in the Shadow of Loss: New Methods and Findings from a Project Helping the Grieving Mothers and Children of 9/11. American Psychological Assoc, Div 39, Psychoanalysis, Chicago, IL
Y5/10 Linking Observations of Infant-Parent Dyads to Psychotherapeutic Practice: Considerations of Nonverbal Processes, Body, Affect, Attachment, Intersubjectivity and Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, Stamford, CT.
Y10/10/09 Sossin, K. M. & Loman, S. “Movement Patterns as Viewed through the KMP Among Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.” ADTA National Conference: Portland, Oregon
Y8/6/09 Weiss, K. & Sossin, K. M. “Parental Stress and Relational Quality in the
Parent-Child Dyad.” American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Y4/4/09 New England Chapter ADTA Conference hosted at Antioch University New England: “Dance/Movement Therapy: KMP Rhythms in Life”: 1)Participant, “Panel: The KMP: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow;” 2) K. Mark Sossin & Larry Welkowitz—“Calling on Rhythms and Movement in Clinical Intervention on the Autism Spectrum;” 3) Discussant, “The Value of the KMP in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.”
Y11/15/08 Sossin, K. M. & LaBarre, F. “The KMP and Laban Influences upon Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.” Beyond Language International Symposium, Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies and the 2008 Global Laban Celebration. Pennsylvania Hotel, New York
Y11/15/08 Sossin, K. M., Loman, S., & LaBarre, F. (Presented and Chaired Panel/Roundtable) “The KMP in Childhood Intervention and Clinical Practice.” Beyond Language International Symposium, Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies and the 2008 Global Laban Celebration. Pennsylvania Hotel, New York
Y11/8/08 Sossin, K. M. “Dyadic Movement Processes in Parent-Child Interaction: Considerations of Potential Nonverbal Correlates of Mentalization Utilizing the KMP. Embodied Intentionality: Measuring Body-Based
Mentalization -- Multidisciplinary Seminar -- The Anna Freud Centre, London, UK