About Me

About Me

I am a psychologist in private practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin who is board certified in psychoanalysis by the American Board of Professional Psychology. In 2012 I was elected to Fellow status by the American Psychological Association for my contributions to…



I offer services in psychotherapy once per week and twice per week for psychoanalysis. I also offer supervision on a weekly basis for psychodynamic clinicians seeking greater insight into their role in the treatment and who are dedicated to their…



BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS The Analyst’s Vulnerability: Impact on Theory and Technique Maroda, K. (pre-order) Published by Routledge In this book, Dr. Maroda challenges analysts to take a more active role in facilitating the treatment. She favors an approach that focuses…



RESOURCES The following resources will help to explain how I practice as well as what psychoanalytic treatment is about and why it is effective. This video (What is psychoanalysis?) provides a great introduction to psychoanalytic treatment. This article (The tyranny…

Upcoming Events

Deconstructing Enactment: A virtual interactive seminar in the Distinguished Speakers Series sponsored by The Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study.

Recent Posts

Why We Became Psychotherapists: How Early Experiences Mold Our Theory and Practice

You're Invited. Why We Became Psychotherapists: How Early Experiences Mold Our Theory and Practice Presenter: Karen J. Maroda, PhD Discussant: Neal Spira, MD When:…
Read More 01/09/2020

Between Us: A Psychotherapy Podcast | We Are Not Saints

          Soundcloud Episode 30 with Dr. Karen Maroda entitled: We Are Not Saints iTunes: Episode…
Read More 06/22/2019

Lonely Together

I like that you're broken Broken like me Maybe that makes me a fool I like that you're…
Read More 02/23/2019