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The walls within: working with defenses against otherness

Online Conference 5-11 July 2021

Rose Redding Mersky

Rose Mersky is an organizational development consultant to a wide variety of private, public, non-profit and professional organizations for over thirty years.

She supervise individuals and groups on-line and conduct workshops internationally on various socioanalytic methodologies. They include Organizational Role Analysis, Social Dream-Drawing, Organizational Observation, Social Photo-Matrix and Social Dreaming.

A distinguished member of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations. Rose served as its first female president (1997-1999) and its first Director of Professional Development (2000-2006). She was a faculty member of the Program in Organizational Dynamics and Consulting at the William Alanson White Institute in New York (1993-1998). Co-director of the Program of Organizational Dynamics sponsored by inscape-international in Cologne, Germany (2001-2010) and an Honorary International Trustee of the former Gordon Lawrence Foundation for the Promotion of Social Dreaming (2016-2019).

She is an honorary professor at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics in Moscow, teaching master classes.

Her publications have focused primarily on the practice of consultation and the utilization of socioanalytic methodologies in both organizational and research practice. Currently under contract with U.K. publishers Taylor and Francis for a book on Social Dream-Drawing, which is scheduled to be published in 2021. She developed, extensively trialled and evaluated this method, which was the basis for her doctoral studies at the Centre for Psycho-Social Studies at the University of West England in Bristol, U.K.

Rose is an American, living and working in Germany.