Christopher F. Deeg, PhD

Christopher F. Deeg, PhD is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years experience treating adopted persons and those related to, or in relationship with, adopted persons. Dr. Deeg has training in cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal therapy, and advanced training in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. He is the author of several papers and a textbook chapter on the psychology of adoption and the treatment of adopted persons. Dr. Deeg also provides consultation to adoption agencies and families of adopted persons.

cfdeeg@verizon.net
631-427-8403

Dix Hills, LI, NY

Publications:

Deeg, C.F. (1989). On the adoptee’s cathexis of the lost object. Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 7, 152-161.
Deeg, C.F. (1990). Defensive functions of the adoptee’s cathexis of the lost object. Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 8, 35-46.
Deeg, C.F. (1991). On the adoptee’s search for identity. Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, 9, 128-133.
Deeg, C.F. (2002). Issues of psychoanalytic technique with adoptees. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 11(2), 193-205.
Deeg, C.F. (2007) Psychoanalytic Understanding and Treatment of the Adoptee. Handbook of Adoption:  Implications for Researchers, Practitioners, and Families. 461-473.