Prof. Moshe Halevi Spero

Fields of Interest

Theoretical and clinical psychoanalysis; Religion and psychoanalytic therapy; Object Relations; Interpretive inference


    Chair of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program - The Continuing Education Unit 




    University of Michigan, Social Work and Psychology 



    University of Michigan, Clinical Psychology



    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Psychiatric Social Work



    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Psychology, History


    Additional Information

    2000: Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer: American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Social work

    2000: Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Israel Psychoanalytic Journal

    1998: Guest Editor, Special Issue: Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Israel,  Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, vol. 26: 325-485  

    1998: Guest Editor, Special Issue: Psychoanalysis in Israel, American Journal of Psychoanalysis, vol. 58: 113-244

    1999: International Editorial Consultant, Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis & Dynamic Psychiatry

    1994: Consulting Editor, Psychoanalytic Social Work

    1990: Guest co-Editor:  Special issue on religion and psychotherapy Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, vol. 26: 1-141.

    1987-1997: Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Social Work and Policy in Israel, vols. 1-10.

    1987: Editorial Board, American Journal of Psychoanalysis

    1976-1999: Co-Founder and co-Editor, Journal of Psychology and Judaism


    Professional Memberships

    - Israel Association of Social Workers (No. 3827)

    - Israel Psychological Association (No. 1615)

    - Israel Psychotherapy Association (no. 123)

    - Israel Ministry of Health Clinical Psychology License (No. 2261), 1987

    - Israel Ministry of Health Supervisor in Clinical Psychology, 1992

    - International Affiliate, American Psychological Association (Division 29 [Psychotherapy], Division  30 [Psychoanalysis])

    - Scientific Associate, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic psychiatry

    - Council of Editors of Psychoanalytic Journals


    On Sabbatical


    1. Theoretical and clinical psychoanalysis.

    2. The religious process in psychoanalysis.

    3. Methods of measurement and the use of quality in object relations.

    4. Interpretive inference.

    Last Updated Date : 18/05/2022