Dr. Carol Tosone is a professor of social work and recipient of the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Tosone, who joined the NYU Silver School of Social Work faculty in 1993, is a Distinguished Scholar in Social Work in the National Academies of Practice in Washington, DC. Dr. Tosone was selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialist Award for teaching and research at the Hanoi University of Education in Vietnam. She also taught as Distinguished Visiting Lydia Rappaport Professor at Smith College for Social Work. Dr. Tosone received her certification in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy from the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, where she was the recipient of the Postgraduate Memorial Award.
Prior to her appointment at NYU, Dr. Tosone was an assistant professor of social work in psychiatry at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She is editor-in-chief of the Clinical Social Work Journal and serves on the editorial boards of Social Work in Mental Health, Social Work in Health Care, Psychoanalytic Social Work, Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Smith College Studies in Social Work, and the online journal Beyond the Couch. She also serves as a consulting reviewer to numerous other psychotherapy journals and publishers.
Dr. Tosone is series editor for Essential Clinical Social Work Series published by Springer; co-editor of three books, Love and Attachment: Contemporary Issues and Treatment Considerations, Short-term Treatment, Doing More with Less: Using Long-term Skills in Short-Term Treatment, and Contemporary Clinical Practice: The Holding Environment Under Assault; and author of numerous professional articles and book chapters. She has also served as the executive producer, writer, and narrator of educational and community service media, including Why Am I Here?: Engaging the Reluctant Client; Feel Free to Feel Better: FEMA Trauma Training; Rewarding Challenges: Social Work with Older Adults; The Greying Elephant in the Room: Substance Abuse and Older Adults; Look Back to Move Ahead; Look Back to Move Ahead: Social Work with Survivors of Trauma; and No Periods, Only Commas: A Portrait of Tiffany.
Dr. Tosone has been quoted or cited in the New York Times, as well as other newspapers and magazines as an expert on trauma and women’s issues. Dr. Tosone has served as a visiting professor or guest lecturer at several international universities, including Hyllum University in South Korea, Sanata Dhara University in Java, Tonjgi University in Shanghai, and Peking University and China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. Dr. Tosone’s primary research interest is clinician exposure to collective trauma. She has served as a consultant to Psychology Beyond Borders in Indonesia; a member of the Doctors without Borders Hurricane Sandy Mental Health Response Team; and as a consultant to UNICEF and the Afghanistan Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs, and Disabled in the development of National Occupational Skills Standards for Social Work. Since joining the NYU faculty, Dr. Tosone has delivered over 100 professional papers and presentations in academic, medical, and mental health settings in the United States, as well as international venues in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
‘Just Get on with It’: A Qualitative of Study of Social Workers’ Experiences during the Political Conflict in Northern Ireland
Campbell, J., Duffy, J., Tosone, C. & Falls, D., Mar 8 2021, In : British Journal of Social Work., 18 p.
Shared Trauma, Shared Resilience During a Pandemic: Social Work in the Time of COVID-19
Tosone, C. (ed.), Dec 2020. Springer Nature Switzerland AG 367 p.
Memory's Stories and Sites in Driving Miss Daisy
England, S. E., Ganzer, C. & Tosone, C., 2017, In : Storytelling. 5, 1, p. 7-25
Psychoanalytic Contributions to the Understanding of Vulnerable Populations: A Case Illustration
Tosone, C., Dec 1 2016, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 44, 4, 1 p.
Building culturally relevant social work for children in the midst of armed conflict: Applying the DACUM method in Afghanistan
Bragin, M., Tosone, C., Ihrig, E., Mollere, V., Niazi, A. & Mayel, E., Nov 1 2016, In : International Social Work. 59, 6, p. 745-759 15 p.
Clinical Social Work Practice and Education: What Would Flexner Think Now?
Tosone, C., Jul 13 2016, In : Journal of Social Work Education. 52, p. S28-S37
The Shared Traumatic and Professional Posttraumatic Growth Inventory
Tosone, C., Bauwens, J. & Glassman, M., May 2016, In : Research on Social Work Practice. 26, 3, p. 286-294 9 p.
Clinical social work education, mental health, and the DSM-5
Tosone, C., Mar 3 2016, In : Social Work in Mental Health. 14, 2, p. 103-111 9 p.
Relational social work: A contemporary psychosocial approach to practice
Tosone, C. & Rosenthal Gelman, C., 2016. Social work treatment: Interlocking theoretical perspectives. 6 ed. Turner, F. (ed.).New York: Oxford Press
Narrative and Meaning-Making Among Manhattan Social Workers in the Wake of September 11, 2001
McTighe, J. P. & Tosone, C., Jul 4 2015, In : Social Work in Mental Health. 13, 4, p. 299-317 19 p.
Shared Traumatic Stress among Social Workers in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Tosone, C., McTighe, J. P. & Bauwens, J., Jun 1 2015, In : British Journal of Social Work. 45, 4, p. 1313-1329 17 p.
Posttraumatic growth following hurricane Katrina: The influence of clinicians’ trauma histories and primary and secondary traumatic stress
Bauwens, J. & Tosone, C., Sep 1 2014, In : Traumatology. 20, 3, p. 209-218 10 p.
Measuring shared trauma and professional postttraumatic growth: A preliminary study
Tosone, C., Bauwens, J. & Glassman, M., 2014, In : Research on Social Work Practice..
Celebrating Forty Years of Clinical Social Work
Tosone, C., Mar 2013, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 41, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.
Contemporary clinical practice: The holding environment under assault
Ruderman, E. & Tosone, C., Jan 1 2013. Springer New York 120 p.
Virtual intimacy in the therapeutic space: Help or hindrance?
Tosone, C., Jan 1 2013, Contemporary Clinical Practice: The Holding Environment Under Assault. Springer New York, p. 41-49 9 p.
On being a relational practitioner in an evidence-based world
Tosone, C., 2013, In : Journal of Social Work Practice. 27, 3, p. 249-257 9 p.
Shared Trauma: When the Professional is Personal
Tosone, C., Nuttman-Shwartz, O. & Stephens, T., Jun 2012, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 40, 2, p. 231-239 9 p.
Tosone, C., 2012. Encyclopedia of Trauma. Figley, C. (ed.).Sage Publishers
Tosone, C., 2012. Encyclopedia of Trauma. Figley, C. (ed.).New York: Sage Publishers
Shared traumatic stress and the long-term impact of 9/11 on Manhattan clinicians
Tosone, C., Mctighe, J. P., Bauwens, J. & Naturale, A., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Traumatic Stress. 24, 5, p. 546-552 7 p.
The legacy of september 11: Shared trauma, therapeutic intimacy, and professional posttraumatic growth
Tosone, C., Sep 2011, In : Traumatology. 17, 3, p. 25-29 5 p.
Professional posttraumatic growth after a shared traumatic experience: Manhattan clinicians' perspectives on post-9/11 practice
Bauwens, J. & Tosone, C., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Loss and Trauma. 15, 6, p. 498-517 20 p.
New York city social workers after 9/11: Their attachment, resiliency, and compassion fatigue
Tosone, C., Bettmann, J. E., Minami, T. & Jasperson, R. A., Mar 2010, In : International Journal of Emergency Mental Health. 12, 2, p. 103-116 14 p.
Teaching social workers to harness technology and inter-disciplinary collaboration for community service
Gelman, C. R. & Tosone, C., Jan 2010, In : British Journal of Social Work. 40, 1, p. 226-238 13 p.
Psychodynamic group work
Tosone, C., 2009, Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups. Gitterman, A. & Salmon, R. (eds.).New York: Columbia University Press, p. 55-57
Sotto voce: Internalized misogyny and the politics of gender in corporate America
Tosone, C., 2009, In : Psychoanalytic Social Work. 16, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.
Tosone, C., Oct 29 2008, Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 53-55 3 p.
Tosone, C., Mar 2008, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 36, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.
Storying Sadness: Representations of Depression in the Writings of Sylvia Plath, Louise Glück and Tracy Thompson
England, S. E., Tosone, C. & Ganzer, C., 2008, Depression and narrative: Telling the dark. Albany: SUNY Press, p. 83-95
Understanding the impact of trauma on children and adolescents: Innovative treatment approaches to the September 11th disaster
Tosone, C., 2008, In : Social Worker. 9, p. 42-45
Clinical Social Work Journal: Editor's note
Tosone, C., Dec 2007, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 35, 4, p. 287-288 2 p.
Clinical Social Work Journal: Editorial
Tosone, C., Jun 2007, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 35, 2, p. 77-78 2 p.
Clinical Social Work Journal: Editorial
Tosone, C., Mar 2007, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 35, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.
Living everyday lies: The experience of self
Tosone, C., Sep 2006, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 34, 3, p. 335-348 14 p.
Making it real: Enhancing curriculum delivery through the use of student-generated training videos
Gelman, C. R. & Tosone, C., May 18 2006, In : Journal of Technology in Human Services. 24, 1, p. 37-52 16 p.
"The speech of the suffering soul": Four readings of William Styron's darkness visible
England, S., Ganzer, C., Perez Foster, R. M. & Tosone, C., Mar 22 2006, In : Psychoanalytic Social Work. 13, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.
Therapeutic intimacy: A post-9/11 perspective
Tosone, C., 2006, In : Smith College Studies in Social Work. 76, 4, p. 89-98 10 p.
The guijin therapist and the nature of therapeutic truth: A relational perspective
Tosone, C., Jul 2005, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 33, 1, p. 9-19 11 p.
Through their own eyes: A media-based group approach to adolescent trauma
Tosone, C., Gelman, C. R. & McVeigh, L., Jul 2005, In : International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. 55, 3, p. 415-432 18 p.
The Nemesis within: Women, relationship addiction, and the moral defence
Tosone, C., Mar 23 2005, The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland: Psychotherapeutic Applications. Routledge, p. 158-168 11 p.
Relational social work: Honoring the tradition
Tosone, C., Jun 2004, In : Smith College Studies in Social Work. 74, 3, p. 475-487 13 p.
Shared trauma: Group Reflections on the September 11th Disaster
Tosone, C., Lee, M., Bialkin, L., Martinez, A., Campbell, M., Martinez, M. M., Charters, M., Milich, J., Gieri, K., Riofrio, A., Gross, S., Rosenblatt, L., Grounds, C., Johnson, K., Scali, M., Kitson, D., Spiro, M., Lanzo, S. & Stefan, A., May 22 2003, In : Psychoanalytic Social Work. 10, 1, p. 57-77 21 p.
The Impact of Mass Violence and Secondary Trauma in Clinical Practice
Tosone, C. & Bialkin, L., 2003, Social Work with Victims of Mass Violence. Straussner, L. A. & Phillips, N. (eds.).New York: Jossey-Bass, p. 157-167
Doing more with less: Using long term skills in short- term treatment
Dane, B. (ed.), Tosone, C. (ed.) & Wolson, A. (ed.), 2001. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson
Short-Term Psychodynamic Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
Tosone, C., 2001, Doing more with less: Using long-term skills in short-term psychotherapy. Dane, B., Tosone, C. & Wolson, A. (eds.).Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, p. 211-248
Women and Relationship Addiction
Tosone, C., 2001, The handbook of women’s addiction treatment: Theory and practice. Straussner, L. A. & Brown, S. (eds.).New York: Jossey-Bass, p. 170-186
Asian women in the mental health profession: Adapting to the ways of the west
Tosone, C., 1999, In : Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy. 16, 2, p. 299-306
Illusion, disillusion and reality in romantic love
Tosone, C., 1999, Love and attachment: Contemporary issues and treatment considerations. Tosone, C. & Aiello, T. (eds.).Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, p. 3-24
Interpretation in short-term therapy: The role of level of patient functioning
Tosone, C., Crits-Christoph, P. & Luborsky, L., 1999, In : Psychoanalytic Social Work. 6, 3-4, p. 113-129 17 p.
Interpretation in short-term therapy: The role of level of patient functioning
Tosone, C., Crits-Christoph, P. & Luborsky, L., 1999, Comparative approaches in brief dynamic psychotherapy. Borden, W. (ed.).New York: Haworth Press Inc., p. 113-129
Love and attachment: Contemporary issues and treatment considerations
Tosone, C. (ed.) & Aiello, T. (ed.), 1999. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson
Countertransference and clinical social work supervision: Contributions and considerations
Tosone, C., 1998, In : Clinical Supervisor. 16, 2, p. 17-32 16 p.
Interpretation: Evolution of a concept and technique
Tosone, C., 1998, In : Journal of Analytic Social Work. 5, 3, p. 1-27 27 p.
Revisiting the "myth" of feminine masochism
Tosone, C., 1998, In : Clinical Social Work Journal. 26, 4, p. 413-426 14 p.
Countertransference considerations in the choice of short-term psychotherapy: Discussion of Dr. Schechter’s paper
Tosone, C., 1997, In : Issues in Ego Psychology. 19, 1, p. 41-45
Sándor ferenczi: Forerunner of modern short-term psychotherapy
Tosone, C., 1997, In : Journal of Analytic Social Work. 4, 3, p. 23-41 19 p.
Tosone, C. (Ed.) (2020). Shared Resilience During a Pandemic: Social Work in the Time of COVID-19. Switzerland AG: Springer Nature.
Ruderman, E. & Tosone, C. (Eds.) (2013). Contemporary clinical practice: The holding environment under assault. New York: Springer.
Dane, B., Tosone, C. & Wolson, A. (Eds.) (2001). Doing more with less: Using long term skills in short-term psychotherapy. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson.
Tosone, C. & Aiello, T. (Eds). (1999). Love and attachment: Contemporary issues and treatment considerations. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
Tosone, C. (Executive Producer/Writer/Narrator/On Screen Supervisor), Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Executive Producer/Writer), & McVeigh, L. (Producer & Director). (2011). Look Back to Move Ahead: Social Work with Survivors of Trauma. [Training Film/DVD]. United States: Council on Social Work Education.
Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Executive Producer/Writer), Straussner, L. (Executive Producer/Writer/Supervisor), Tosone, C. (Executive Producer/Writer/Narrator), & McVeigh, L. (Executive Producer). (2011). The Graying Elephant in the Room: Clinical Social Work Practice with Substance Abusing Older Adults. [Training Film/DVD]. United States: Council on Social Work Education.
Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Executive Producer/Writer/Narrator/Supervisor), Tosone, C. (Executive Producer/Writer), & McVeigh, L. (Executive Producer).(2006).Rewarding Challenges: Social Work with Older Adults [Training Video/DVD]. United States: New York University.
Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Executive Producer), Tosone, C. (Executive Producer), McVeigh, L. (Executive Producer), & Roach, A. (Director/Producer). (2005). No Periods, Only Commas [Community Service Media]. United States: New York University.
Tosone, C. (Writer/Associate Producer/On Screen Supervisor), McVeigh, L. (Director/Executive Producer), & Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Writer/Associate Producer) (2003). Feel Free to Feel Better [Training Video]. United States: Project Liberty Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Rosenthal Gelman, C. (Writer/Executive Producer) McVeigh, L. (Director/Producer), Tosone, C. (Writer/Executive Producer/Narrator/On Screen Supervisor).(2002). Why Am I Here: Engaging the Reluctant Client [Training Video] United States: Council on Social Work Education.