She is Visiting Professor in the Psychoanalysis Unit, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College, London, Corresponding Member of the Société Psychanalytique de Paris. She gained a PhD in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics, University of London.
She is the Professorial Fellow for Birkbeck University and the British Psycho-analytical Society for 2011-12 and will be the Visiting Professor for the San Francisco Centre for Psychoanalysis in October 2012.
She is currently Chair of the Fellowship Programe (Post Graduate Programe) of the British Psychoanalytical Society and Member of the Training Staff and Education Committees.
In 2006 she was named one of the ten women of the year by the Brazilian National Council of women.
She has a psychoanalytic private practice in London.
Additional Biographical Information
In 1991 she was co-winner of the Cesare Sacerdoti prize for a first paper presented at an IPA Congress.
Between 1989 and 1999 she was an Associate Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis and was also on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. She was on the Research Advisory Board of the International Psychoanalytic Association and has been appointed to the London Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. She is also on the Editorial Boards of the Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse and Trieb, the Journal of the Brazilian Psychoanalytical Society of Rio de Janeiro.
Rosine Perelberg teaches and supervises regularly in Europe, Latin America and the USA. Together with Monique Cournut from the Société Psychanalytique de Paris she has, since 1997, convened the British French Colloquium on Sexuality, which takes place alternately in London and Paris. Themes explored in these Colloquia include “femininity”, “femininity in men”, “infantile sexuality” and “unconscious phantasy and sexuality”.
Between 1981 and 1991 she worked as a Senior Psychotherapist and Family Therapist at the Marlborough Family Service, part of the Central and North West London Foundation NHS Trust and also in the Psychiatric Unit, Maudsley Hospital. For ten years she was a member of the Young Adults Research Group at the Anna Freud Centre, who treated young adults who had suffered breakdown.
Her clinical and theoretical interests centre around borderline psychopathology, hysteria, violence and sexuality; dreaming, daydreaming, different forms of mental representations and theory of technique in psychoanalysis.
She is coordinator of the Freud Seminars and of the seminars on Sexuality at UCL; she has led a series of seminars entitled Time and Space in Psychoanalysis and in 2009-10 she will teach a series on The Paternal Function and the Oedipus Complex.