Michael Eigen is a psychologist and psychoanalyst. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University, and a Senior Member of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of a number of books, including Ecstasy (Wesleyan, 2001), Toxic Nourishment (1999) and The Psychoanalytic Mystic (1998).
"Dramatically memorable and emotionally powerful. Eigen has reclaimed the significance of rage and its centrality to the human psyche."--Walter A. Davis, author of Deracination: Historicity, Hiroshima, and the Tragic Imperative