A Clinical Guide to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Deborah Abrahams and Poul Rohleder
(with a foreword by Prof. Peter Fonagy)
Published 2021 by Routledge.
Disability and Sexual Health: A Critical Exploration of Key Issues
Published 2019 by Routledge.
Qualitative Research in Clinical and Health Psychology
Published 2014 by Palgrave.
Critical Issues in Clinical and Health Psychology.
Published 2012 by Sage Publications.
Selected Articles and Book Chapters
Taylor, L., Kegerreis, S. and Rohleder, P., (2023). Loss and Survival: Experiences of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists Working Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic. British Journal of Psychotherapy. 39 (1), 182-197
Rohleder, P., Ryan-Flood, R. and Walsh, J., (2023). Holding hands: LGBTQ people’s experiences of public displays of affection with their partner(s). Psychology and Sexuality, 1-13
Semlyen, J. and Rohleder, P., (2022). Critical psychology perspectives on LGBTQ+ mental health: current issues and interventions. Psychology & Sexuality. 13 (5), 1105-1108
Rohleder, P., Watermeyer, B., Braathen, SH., Hunt, X. and Swartz, L., (2019). Impairment, socialization and embodiment: The sexual oppression of people with physical disabilities. Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society. 24 (3), 260-281
Rohleder, P., (2019). Homophobia, heteronormativity and shame. In: Sexuality and Gender Now: Looking beyond heteronormativity. Editors: Hertzmann, L. and Newbigin, J., . Routledge. 40- 56. 9780367254100
Rohleder, P., (2019). (No) time for love: Reflecting on relationships in psychotherapy. European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling. 21 (3-4), 276-287
Watermeyer, B., Hunt, X., Swartz, L. and Rohleder, P., (2019). Navigating the relational psychic economy of disability: The case of M. Psychoanalytic Dialogues. 29 (5), 515-531
Rohleder, P., (2016). Othering, blame and shame when working with people living with HIV. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 30 (1), 62-78
Rohleder, P., (2014). Othering. In: Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. Editors: Teo, T., . Springer. 1306- 1308
Rohleder, P., (2014). Projection, Overview. In: Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. Springer New York. 1520- 1522
Contributions to press articles
My mother’s grief is making our relationship toxic. The Guardian, April 2023
My boyfriend is older, richer and better educated than me. Should I marry him? The Guardian, December 2022
How do I cope with a friend who is consistently flaky? The Guardian, September 2022
The summer of stress – how to cope with fear and uncertainty in a pandemic, The Guardian, July 2020
I'm anxious about returning to the world after lockdown. Is this normal?, The Guardian, June 2020
Academic Publications and Research
For 15 years I was an academic and researcher, and last had a post as a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. I have published a number of academic papers on matters of sexuality, diversity, and mental health, which are listed on my ResearchGate profile.