Mark Zaslav Ph.D.

Mark Zaslav, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who practices psychotherapy and forensic psychology in Marin County, California. During his career as a V.A. psychologist, he served as a Training Director and Clinical Team Leader. He has also been a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin, the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Zaslav has published scholarly articles in peer-reviewed psychiatric journals in the areas of trauma, addiction, psychotherapy, and the "self-conscious" emotions of shame and guilt. The latter area has become a particular focus clinically and in his writings, including articles about the ways that the shame emotion and its defenses manifest in various psychological problems, including narcissism.

Author of

Shame, Guilt and Their Defenses

Understanding narcissistic phenomena. Read now.