The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

This site is best viewed using a modern browser with Javascript turned on and Flash (version 7 or higher). You may need to upgrade your Flash Player or turn Javascript on in your browser.

If you are having problems viewing Flash and have IE7 and Flash 9 installed, please run the Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller and then reinstall your Flash player.


Stephen Sonnenberg

Adjunct Professor of Architecture; Fellow-in-Residence, Humanities Institute, College of Liberal Arts; Faculty, Program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations, College of Liberal Arts


WMB 5.128 | office
+1 512 762 4783 | phone

The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009


A.B., Princeton University, 1961
M.D., The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1965
Intern, Department of Medicine, The University of Wisconsin, 1965-66
Resident, Department of Psychiatry, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1966-69
Clinical Associate, National Institute of Mental Health, 1969-1971
Student in program in Adult Psychoanalysis, The Baltimore-DC Institute for Psychoanalysis, 1970-77.

areas of interest

His research interests focus on the points of intersection between psychoanalysis and other areas of scholarly inquiry. His subjects of study include war, violence, decision-making, architecture and design, psychic trauma and post traumatic psychological disorders, addiction and the treatment of addiction, and education and effective teaching methods.
Stephen Sonnenberg is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and the Founding Director of the Austin Center for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. CV