Jacqueline Simon Gunn, PsyD – Short Bio

Jacqueline Simon Gunn, PsyD, is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Manhattan, a freelance writer and author. She is the former Psychology Internship Training Director and Clinical Supervisor of The Karen Horney Clinic. Her published books include In the Therapist’s Chair,Bare: Psychotherapy Stripped and Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis (November, 2014). Her new book In the Long Run is coming soon.


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