Steven Groarke is reader in social theory at Roehampton University, an analyst of the British Psycho-Analytical Society and a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association. He has held honorary appointments with Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Trust at Parkside Clinic and St. Charles Hospital, and currently works in private practice in London. He teaches a Freud Seminar at the Institute of Psychoanalysis and is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. He is Honorary Archivist and Trustee of the Winnicott Trust and has recently contributed to a definitive scholarly edition of the complete works of D. W. Winnicott with Oxford University Press. His research interests are in modern and contemporary Continental philosophy, social theory, and the history and philosophy of the human sciences. His publications in psychoanalysis and social theory include Managed Lives: Psychoanalysis, Inner Security and the Social Order.