Steven Marans, Ph.D. is the Harris Professor of Child Psychoanalysis and Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, director of Yale’s Childhood Violent Trauma Center; developer of the Child Development-Community Policing Program model for police-mental health collaborative responses to traumatic events. He co-developed the Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI), an early, psychoanalytically-informed intervention that interrupts and prevents the development of PTSD and related disorders. He has responded to various mass casualty disasters (9/11, Newtown, and now, COVID-19) and served on national task forces related to violence, disaster and trauma. Along with his professional writing, Dr. Marans is also the author of Listening to Fear: From nightmares to the nightly news (Holt, 2005).