دکتر دنیس شلبی (PhD) استاد روانکاوی انستیتو روانکاوی شیکاگو، رئیس جامعه روانکاوی شیکاگو، مدیر آموزش از راه دور انستیتو روانکاوی شیکاگو و استاد بازنشسته­ۀ انستیتوی مددکاری اجتماعی بالینی است. او عضو کمیته‌­های سکسوالیته و جنسیت و استاد آکادمی‌معلمین انجمن روانکاوی آمریکا است. وی فارغ‌التحصیل انستیتو روانکاوی شیکاگو، انستیتوی مددکاری بالینی و دانشکده مددکاری اجتماعی دانشگاه لویولا است.

دکتر شلبی عضو هیئت تحریریه مجلات Journal of Psychoanalytic Social Work و  Journal of HIV/AIDS Social Services  و عضو انجمن روانکاوی آمریکا و انجمن بین‌­المللی روانکاوی است.

علایق پژوهش وی شامل این موارد است: روانکاوی بین فرهنگی، نظارت بالینی و آموزش، رنج و ترومای مربوط به جنگ، رویکردهای صوفی و عثمانی به تعبیر رویا و درمان‌­های سلامت روان. وی فعالانه مشغول آموزش روان­کاوی در سطح بین‌المللی است.

دکتر شلبی ارائه‌های متعددی در رابطه با پژوهش و کار بالینی با ایدز، روان­شناسی خویشتن، روانکاوی و مردان هم­جنس­‌گرا، پژوهش کیفی، جنسیت و سکسوالیته، نظریات روانکاوی جنگ، تروما و آموزش روانکاوی را در کارنامۀ خود دارد.

مقالات وی در مجلاتی چون  Progress in Self Psychology, The Annual of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the International Journal of Psychoanalysis به چاپ رسیده‌­اند.

کتب، مقالات، سخنرانی­‌ها و مصاحبه‌­ها:

Schneider, J., Wilkerson, D., Solomon, B., Perlman, C., Duval, D., Shelby, D., & Witten, M. (2017). Psychoanalytic training experience and postgraduate professional development – Part II. International Journal of Psychoanalysis. doi:10.1111/1745-8315.12615.

Schneider, J., Wilkerson, D., Solomon, B., Tsioles, D., Shelby, D., Witten, M., & Sadow, L. (2014). Psychoanalytic training experience and postgraduate professional development: A survey of six decades of graduate analysts. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 95(6), 1051-1370.

Shelby, R. D. (2012). Recovering from iatrogenesis, flirting with irrelevancy, celebrating bisexuality. In K. Gele & S. McNamara (Eds.), Emerging views on gender and sexuality: Celebrating twenty years of new perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 30. Shelby, Dennis: Page 4 of 9

Lampe, J., Shelby, R. D., & Thomas, B. (2012). Traumas of development in the gay male. In S. Ringel & J. Brandell (Eds.), Contemporary directions in trauma theory, research & practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Shelby, R. D., & Roldan, I. (2004). Mentoring. In D. Padgett (Ed.), The qualitative research experience. Florence, KY: Wadsworth Thompson

Shelby, R. D. (2004). The lingering legacy. Journal of Analytic Social Work, 10.

Shelby, R. D. (2002). About cruising and being cruised. In J. Winer & J. Anderson (Eds.), Annual of Psychoanalysis, 30.

Shelby, R. D. (2002). Sexualization and the disavowal of tender longings. In J. Winer & J. Anderson (Eds.), Annual of Psychoanalysis, 30.

Shelby, R. D. (2000). Narcissistic rage, humiliation, and the desire for revenge: Thoughts on Jack Dresher’s psychoanalytic therapy and the gay man. Gender and Psychoanalysis, 5.

Ostrow, D., & Shelby, R. D. (2000). Psychoanalytic and behavioral approaches to drug-related sexual risk taking: A preliminary conceptual and clinical integration. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy, 3(3/4).

Shelby, R. D. (2000). Use of the mentoring relationship to facilitate rigor in qualitative research. Smith College Studies in Social Work, 7(2).

Shelby, R. D. (1997). Disrupted dialogues: Working with couples. In D. Aronstein & B. Thomson (Eds.), HIV and social work. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Shelby, R. D. (1997). The self and orientation: The case of Mr. G. In A. Goldberg (Ed.), Progress in self psychology (Vol. 11).

Shelby, R. D. (1995). People with HIV and those who help them. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Shelby, R. D. (1994). Homosexuality and the struggle for coherence. In A. Goldberg (Ed.), Progress in self psychology (Vol. 10).

Shelby, R. D. (1994). Mourning within a culture of mourning. In S. Cadwell, R. Burnham, & M. Forstein (Eds.),Therapists on the frontline: Psychotherapy with gay men in the age of AIDS. Washington, DC: The American Psychiatric Press. Shelby, Dennis: Page 5 of 9

Shelby, R. D. (1993). Mourning theory reconsidered. In A. Goldberg (Ed.), Progress in self psychology (Vol. 9).

Shelby, R. D. (1992). If a partner Has AIDS. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press.

Taxman, J., Kudler, H., & Shelby, R. D. (2017, January). Paralysis, movement, and tears: Reflections on Project 22 [Motion picture]. Psychoanalysis in the Community, American Psychoanalytic Association Winter Meeting, New York, NY.

Shelby, R. D., & Miller M. (2016, January-February). 100 years of psychoanalytic contributions to war-related trauma [Webinar]. American Psychoanalytic Association.

Schneider, J., Wilkerson, D., Solomon, B., Tsioles, D., Shelby, D., Pearlman, C.,…Sadow, L., (May, 2015). Psychoanalytic training experience and postgraduate professional development: A survey of over six decades of graduate analysts compared with recent graduates. Trends in Psychoanalytic Education Conference, Bilbao, Spain.

Shelby, R. D. (2015, May). A cell is not just a cell. Trends in Psychoanalytic Education Conference, Bilbao, Spain.

Shelby, R. D. (2013, September). HIV, mental time travel, and second chances. Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society.

Shelby, R. D. (2012, January). Recovering from iatrogenisis, flirting with irrelevancy, celebrating bisexuality. Panel Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the American Psychoanalytic Associations Committee on Homosexuality and the 80th birthday of Ralph Roughton, MD. Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

Shelby, R. D. (2010, October). Response to Margy Sperry’s paper, Cultural empathy. 33rd International Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Antalya, Turkey.

Shelby, R. D. (2010, October). What does it “take” to have a viable sexual orientation? Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Washington, DC.

Shelby, R. D. (2009, June). Deconstructing threat to unit cohesion. Annual International LGBT Conference for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Professionals, Chicago, IL

Shelby, R. D. (2009, June). Freud the dream and The Thin Blue Line.

Annual International LGBT Conference for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Professionals, Chicago, IL. Shelby, Dennis: Page 6 of 9

Shelby, R. D., & Philips, S. (2007, January). Brokeback in the consulting room. Winter Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

Shelby, R. D. (2006, March). Activity and passivity in gay men: A view from Self-Psychology.

National Self Psychology Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Shelby, R. D. (2003, March). Narcissistic rage, humiliation, and the desire for revenge in the lives of gay men. International Self Psychology Conference, Cape Town, South Africa.

Shelby, R. D. (2002, October). Orientation and the playground of transference and resistance. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Washington, DC

Shelby, R. D. (2002, February). About cruising and being cruised. Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, Ann Arbor, MI.

Shelby, R. D. (2000, December). About cruising and being cruised. American Psychoanalytic Association Winter Meeting, New York, NY.

Shelby, R. D., & Meyers, S. (2000, May). Case and supervision presentation. Issues in the training of gay and lesbian candidates. American Psychoanalytic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (2000, March). Sexualization and the disavowal of tender longings. Chicago Psychoanalytic Society Biannual Conference, Clinical Issues with Gay Men and Lesbian Women, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1998, October). Response to David Friedman’s paper, Potentials and pitfalls in the self psychological understanding of gay men. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, San Diego, CA.

Shelby, R. D. (1996, October). Response to Bertram Cohler’s paper, Homosexuality and psychoanalysis. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Washington, DC.

Shelby, R. D. (1996, March). Homosexuality and psychoanalysis: Towards a level playing field. Invited presentation, Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Cincinnati, OH.

Shelby, R. D. (1995, November). The challenge of living With HIV. Invited paper, Clinical Questions/ Qualitative Methods Research Conference, The Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago, IL. Shelby, Dennis: Page 7 of 9

Shelby, R. D. (1995, November). Clinical and practical considerations in working with young gay adults in college settings. Invited series of presentations to Carnegie Mellon University Mental Health and Student Affairs Staff, Pittsburgh, PA.

Shelby, R. D. (1995, June). Sexual fantasies, sexualization and safer sex in the context of the clinical encounter. Invited presentation, HIV/AIDS 95: The Social Work Response, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1995, April). Homosexuality and psychoanalysis: Towards a level playing field. Invited address, The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1994, October). Response to David Terman’s paper: Towards a self psychological theory of gender. Invited response, Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1994, April). AIDS and the challenge to mourn. Invited keynote address, Association of Death Educators and Counselors Annual Conference, Portland OR.

Shelby, R. D. (1993, April). Mourning and complicated mourning in the wake of AIDS. Invited address, Evelyn Hooker Center Friday lecture series, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1992, September). Providing support to families affected by HIV/AIDS. Invited speaker, CHAMHEP Annual Training Conference, Detroit, MI.

Shelby, R. D., & Giulino, P. (1992, June). Psychodynamic aspects of work with HIV/AIDS. Invitational Pre-Conference Workshop, AIDS ‘92: The Social Work Response, Washington, DC.

Shelby, R. D. (1991, October). Mourning theory reconsidered: A self psychological perspective. Invited address, National Federation of Societies for Clinical Social Work 20th Anniversary Conference, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D., & Giulino, P. (1991, June). The role of transference in clinical intervention with HIV-related problems. Invitational Pre-Conference Workshop, AIDS ‘91: The Social Work Response, New Orleans, LA.

Shelby, R. D. (1991, May). Oliver Button was a sissy: Homosexuality and the problem of gender. Invited paper, Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work, Annual Spring Conference, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1990, December). Clinical intervention with AIDS-related problems. University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration Continuing Education Series, Chicago, IL. Shelby, Dennis: Page 8 of 9

Shelby, R. D. (1989, October). The effects of HIV seropositivity on the mourning process. Invitational paper, National Association of Social Workers National Symposium, San Francisco, CA.

Shelby, R. D. (1989, February). Intensive intervention with AIDS-related problems. Loyola University School of Social Work Continuing Education Series, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (2007, March). Activity and passivity in gay men: A view from self psychology. American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, Biannual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (2007, March). Freud the dream and The Thin Blue Line. American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work, Biannual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D., & Roldan, I. (2001, January). Mentoring bilingual, bicultural research. Society for Social Work and Research Fifth Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Shelby, R. D. (1999, April). About cruising and being cruised. National Federation of Societies of Clinical Social Work, Washington, DC.

Shelby, R. D. (1999, January). Using the mentoring relationship to promote rigor in qualitative research. Society for Social Work and Research. Third Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.

Shelby, R. D. (1995, October). The self and orientation: The case of Mr. G. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, San Francisco, CA.

Shelby, R. D. (1995, March). The challenge of living with HIV. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Shelby, R. D., & Kenemore, T. (1994, March). A qualitative approach to producing clinically relevant theory. Council on Social Work Education APM, Atlanta, GA.

Shelby, R. D. (1992, October). Oliver Button was a sissy: Homosexuality and the problem of gender. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Los Angeles, CA.

Shelby, R. D. (1988, November). Intensive clinical intervention with AIDS-related problems: A self psychological perspective. National Association of Social Workers National Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. Shelby, Dennis: Page 9 of 9

Shelby, R. D. (1988, October). The long haul: The experiences of gay men whose partners contract AIDS. Invited address, Out In the Heartland, Horizons Community Services Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Shelby, R. D. (1991, October). Mourning theory reconsidered: A self psychological perspective. Annual Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Chicago, IL.

2014-present. Comparison of recent psychoanalytic graduates with six decades of prior graduates. Jorge Schneider and R. Dennis Shelby, co-principal investigators. Supported by a grant from the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.

2009-2010. Exploratory study of failed cases. R. Dennis Shelby and Arnold Goldberg, co-principal investigators. Project supported by a grant from the Michael Basch Fund.

2007-2014. Exploratory study of the development of psychoanalytic identity. R. Dennis Shelby and Jorge Schneider, co-principal investigators. Project supported in part by a grant from the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.

2003-2004. A qualitative evaluation of paternal parenting in high risk families. R. Dennis Shelby and Mary Wood Schneider, co-principal investigators. Project supported by a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services, Children and Family Research Center.

1991-1993. A qualitative study of the experiences of gay men who are HIV-Positive. Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Fellowship, the Institute for Clinical Social Work.

1987-1999. A qualitative study of the experiences of gay men whose partners contract AIDS. Dissertation research, The Institute for Clinical Social Work.