Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis – Graduate of the Core Adult Training
Program in Psychoanalysis – Certified, 1/03
Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis – Graduate of the Core Child
And Adolescent Training Program in Psychoanalysis – Certified, 6/04
PRIVATE PRACTICE – 1982 – Present. Solo practice with offices in downtown Chicago and Winnetka. Provide individual psychotherapy and psychoanalysis to adults, children and adolescents. Also provide group, marital/couple and family therapy.
DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL TRAINING 1984 – 1987 Lincoln Park Clinic/Columbus Hospital.
Developed a training program in clinical psychology. Supervised interns, externs and staff psychologists. Developed a curriculum and taught courses in adult and child psychopathology and psychotherapy.
STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST 1982 – 1983. Michael Reese Hospital, Dept. of Pediatrics. Personality, cognitive and neuropsychological assessment. Consultation to community agencies and pediatric ward. In-service training and short-term treatment.
Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis – Core faculty, 2002 – present.
Core Psychoanalytic Training Program: teaches Dissociative Models of the Mind and Models of Intersubjectivity, both advanced seminars for senior candidates. Also teaches Relational Psychoanalysis, required Core Program course, 2005-present.
Adult Psychotherapy program: teach “Self Psychology II, 2005-present.
Continuing Education program: taught “Postmodern Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the
Psychology of Women”; have also taught part of Self Psychology series and Film series.
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program (CAPPT): teach Introduction to Freud,
Rush University Joint appointment in the Dept. of Psychiatry and Dept. of Psychology 2003 – Present. Rank: Instructor. Supervise residents in child/adult psychiatry and clinical psychology. Teach seminars in child/adolescent psychotherapy/psychoanalysis, and group psychotherapy.
Institute for Clinical Social Work – 2007- Taught Advanced Intersubjectivity and Relational Models in the Ph.D. as a seminar in the Ph.D. program
Wisconsin Psychoanalytic Institute – (Milwaukee) 2006-07. Taught Infancy and Toddlerhood to candidates in the core program for this APsaA approved training program.
Chicago School of Professional Psychology 2004-2006. Taught Advanced Psychoanalytic Theory and Technique to doctoral students in the Clinical Psychology program.
Argosy University-School of Professional Psychology 2005-2006. Taught Psychoanalytic Group Psychotherapy to doctoral candidates.
Northwestern University Medical School, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 1987 – 2001. Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor. Supervised post-doctoral students, residents and practicum students in individual, group and couples therapy. Taught courses in child/adolescent psychotherapy and group psychotherapy. Also provided consultation/training in group psychotherapy to staff in the outpatient psychotherapy, chemical dependence and psychiatric rehabilitation programs at Northwestern Memorial and Children’s Memorial Hospitals.
Illinois Group Psychotherapy Society Postdoctoral Training Program 1985 – 1993. Director of Training Program – 1990-1993. Faculty Member: 1985-1993.
Loyola University 1986. Taught course in Adolescent psychopathology at the Institute for Pastoral Studies.
Columbia College 1981 – 1982. Taught psychology course in Dept. of Arts and Entertainment Management program.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS
National Register for Health Care Providers in Psychology
American Psychological Assn.
APA Division 39, Board of Directors, 2006-2009
Illinois Psychological Assn.
American Group Psychotherapy Assn. Fellow
Illinois Group Psychotherapy Society
American Psychoanalytic Association – Certified in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis
International Psychoanalytic Association – Active member
Chicago Psychoanalytic Society
CPS Program Chair, 2005-2009; Treasurer, 2006-08
Chicago Assn. for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Council Member 2006-07; President 2007-08
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) – Diplomate in Group Psychology &
Psychotherapy (since 1998)
Founding Member of Board, Group Diplomate, Examiner for ABPP Board
Association for Child Psychoanalysis
International Association for Self Psychology- Board member, 2007-present
American Psychoanalytic Assn.: Secretary of the Affiliate Council, 2000-2002; Chicago
Representative to Affiliate Council, 1998-2002. Social Issues Committee, 2003-2010.
COPE sub-committee on curriculum, 2004-present. Committee on Child and Adolescent
Psychoanalysis (COCAP), 2007-present, COCAP program chair, 2008-present; Editorial
Associate, JAPA, 2007-2010. Program Committee, 2008-2014. Member, Editorial Board of
Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis: Member of the following committees: Public Relations – 1998 – 2004; Biennial Conference Committee, 2000-2001; Benefit Committee, 2000; Child Analysis Committee, 2000-2001; Curriculum Committee 2001-2002, Outreach/Recruitment 2003-2006, Conference Committee, 2004-present, Budget Committee, 2006-2007, Admissions committee: 2007-present.
Chicago Psychoanalytic Society: Program Committee, 2001-2009. Editor, The Analytic Observer 2003-2005. Member of Executive Council, 2003-2007, Chair, Applied Psychoanalysis Paper Prize Committee, 2005-2007. Chair: Program Committee, 2005-2009, Treasurer, 2006-08
International Association for the Psychology of the Self: Newsletter Editor, 2005-2008.
Member of the IAPSP Board of Directors, 2007-present.
Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association: Chairperson of the Summer 2002 & 2009 meetings, that interface with the annual APA meeting in Chicago; Membership on Section committees: Section III(Gender): Secretary, 1999-2001; Board member, 1997-2001; Section VII (Group): Founding member of executive council, 1990 – 1997 & 2002; Treasurer, 1994-1997; Chair, Membership committee, 1993-1994; Section V: Board member, 1997-2000. Section IX (Social Issues): Committee on Training 2003 – 2007: developed model curriculum on teaching socio-cultural issues. Section II (Child & Adolescence): Chair of conference on C/A treatment, Chicago, 2006. Member, Board of Directors of Division 39, 2006-09. Co-chair of 2009 summer meeting at APA, Toronto, CA.
Illinois Group Psychotherapy Society: President, 1988-91; Director of Training Program, 1990-93; Conference Chair, 1987-90; Membership Committee chair, 1984-85; Secretary, 1983-84; Training Program committee and faculty member, 1985-94.
American Group Psychotherapy Association: Elected Fellow, 1991; Foundation Board, 1994-96; Training Task Force, 1992-94; Liaison Committee, 1990-93; Conference Committee, 1990-96; Affiliate Society Assembly 1988-91.
Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology: Chair, Continuing Education Committee; Program Committee, 1989-1995. Board of Directors, 2006-present. Liason between CAPP and the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, President-Elect, 2006-07, President, 2007-2008.
LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
“Group Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders” – Illinois Group
Psychotherapy Society Annual Conference.
“Combining Individual and Group Psychotherapy” – Illinois Group Psychotherapy
Society Annual Conference.
“Dealing with Issues of Burnout in Group Therapy” – Illinois Group Psychotherapy
Society Annual Conference.
“Everything You Wanted To Know About Group Therapy But Were Afraid To Ask”
Co-presentation with Leon Hoffman and Hylene Dublin at the Illinois
Psychological Annual Convention.
Principles of Group Treatment – A series of lectures delivered at the Dept. of Psychology
University of Illinois/Chicago.
“Understanding Defenses in Group Psychotherapy” – a lecture given at the Des Plaines
Valley Community Mental Health Center.
“Combining Individual and Group Psychotherapy” – Illinois Psychological Assn.
“Treating the Addictive Personality in Group Psychotherapy” – American Group
Psychotherapy Assn. Annual Convention.
“The Group As Family Analog” – presented at the Illinois Psychological Assn.
“Dealing with Issues of Identity Diffusion by Utilizing Psychoanalysis after Group
Psychotherapy”, presented at the Division 39 Annual Spring Meeting.
Forward Motion of Clinical Engagement: Relational Models of Child Analysis,
At the Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association
Spring Conference, 4/07, Toronto.
2007 “The Co-Construction of the Analytic Third: how attachment theory and non-linear
dynamic systems theory add to our understanding of what is mutative in
psychoanalysis”, paper presented at the Annual Conference of the International
Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP), 7/07,
2007 “Obstacles to Succession in Psychoanalytic Organizations”, Presented at the Division
39 meeting of American Psychological Assn., San Francisco, 8/18/07.
2008 “A Ship Made of Paper: From Dissociation to Engagement to Empathy, presented at the
February 26 meeting of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Society.
2009 Discussion of Eric Santner’s “The King’s Two Bodies”, symposium on Psychoanalysis
and Philosophy, Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, February 28, 2009
2009 “Towards a Dissociation Model of the Mind” Grand Rounds, Rosalind Franklin Medical
Center, April 2, 2009
2009 “Dissociative Processes in Mental Life” Lecture, Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology(CAPP) April 7, 2009
2009 “Psychoanalytic Siblings” presented at the Division 39 Spring Conference, San Antonio, TX
April 25, 2009
Presented a paper on Bullying at the North Shore University Health Systems Outpatient Psychiatry program. 9/15/09.
2009 Discussant for Muriel Dimen program on Gender, Sexuality and Psychoanalysis, Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology Annual Conference, 10/10/09.
Presented paper, “A Ship Made of Paper: Sailing the Seas of the Forward Edge” at the IAPSP annual conference, Chicago, 10/24/09.
Chaired Panel on Self Psychology and Relational Psychoanalysis at the IAPSP annual conference, Chicago, 10/23/09.
Presented “Towards a Dissociation Model of the Mind” at the Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, North Shore University Health Systems, 11/17/09
Presented “On Siblings: Mutual Regulation and Mutual Recognition” at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Wednesday Research meeting, 12/09/09
Presented, “The Waiting Room As Boundary and Bridge: Towards a Dissociation Model of the Mind” at the American Psychoanalytic Association winter meeting, NYC, 1/16/10
2010 Keynote Speaker at the Annual Margaret Mahler Memorial Conference, Jefferson Medical School and the Philadelphia Psychoanaltic Society, 4/10/10. Presented, “Cyberspace, Transitional Space and Adolescent Development”.
2010 Presented “The Waiting Room as Boundary and Bridge: Towards a Dissociation Model of the Mind” at the Division 39 (APA) Spring Psychoanalytic Conference, 4/24/10.
2010 Presented “On Psychoanalytic Siblings” at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis program on Siblings, with Jim Herzog, M.D. as the discussant
2010 Chair, Child/Adolescent panel on Psychoanalysis with Children and Adolescents with Chronic Medical Illness, American Psychoanalytic Association annual conference, 6/12/10
Presented paper, “The Waiting Room as Boundary and Bridge: Towards a Dissociation Model of the Mind” at the Allendale Association Grand Rounds, 7/16/10
Presented paper, “The New Developmental Object in Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis”, American Psychoanalytic Association Winter meeting, NYC. 1/15/11.
“Dealing With Issues of Identity Diffusion by Utilizing Psychoanalysis After Group
Psychotherapy”, GROUP, V.15, pp. 207-213.
1992 Breast Cancer: A Treatment Manual, Co-author with S. Haber (Ed.), and C. Acuff,
L. Ayers, C. Goodheart, L. Lubin, S. Mikesell & B. Wainrib. Washington,
D.C.: American Psychological Assn. Reprinted by Springer Books in 1995.
Editions have also been printed in Great Britain and in Spanish.
“Using Dream Interpretation to Work Through Developmental Impasses in Group”,
GROUP, V. 20, pp. 270-285.
1998 “Preparing the Group Leader for an Analytic Process”, GROUP, V.22, pp.
2001 “Phases of Group Development: A View From Self Psychology”, GROUP, V. 25,
2003 “How Does Group Analysis Cure?: an Exploration of Narcissistic Rage in Group
Treatment, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, V.
“Selfobjects, Oedipal Objects and Mutual Recognition: a Self-Psychological Re-appraisal
of the Female Oedipal Victor, The Annual of Psychoanalysis. 2004 Review of Leo Rangell’s My Life in Theory, In Contemporary Psychology 2004 Review of Muriel Dimen’s Sexuality, Intimacy, Power, In Psychoanalysis, Culture &
Society,V.9, 2005 Co-Ed. With E. Toronto & M. Donovan, Reflections on a Gender-Free Case: Into the Void
2005 Review of Frank Summer’s Self Creation, Psychcritiques. APA Press.
2005 Review of S. Akhtar & H. Parens, The Language of Affect, Psychcritiques, APA Press.
2005 Review of Herbert Schlesinger’s Endings and Beginnings, Psychcritiques, APA Press.
2006 Review of S. Akhtar & Tummala- Freud Along the Ganges, Psychcritiques, APA Press.
2006 Editor, “Fathers and Daughters”, an issue of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, in press.
2006 “Fathers and Daughters: selfobject experience and mutual recognition”, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, in press.
2006 Review of A. Ferro’s Psychoanalysis as Therapy and Storytelling, for Psychcritiques, APA
2006 Review of P.C. Hogan, The Culture of Conformity, for Psychoanalysis, Culture, Society.
2006 Review of H. Faimberg’s, The Telescoping of Generations, for the Psychoanalyst-
Psychologist. 2007 “Emergence and the Analytic Third: a non-linear dynamic systems perspective on
2007 H. Faimberg’s “El Telescopaje de generaciones : a la esucha de los lazos
Narcisistas entre generaciones”, Revista de la Sociedad Argentina de
Psicoanalisi, 10: 255-59.
2007 Review of Francis Sommer Anderson’s Bodies in Treatment: The Unspoken Dimension,
Hillsdale, N.J.: The Analytic Press.
2008 “From Selfobjects to Mutual Recognition: towards optimal responsiveness in father-
daughter relationships”, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, In press.
2009 “On Siblings: Mutual Regulation and Mutual Recognition, The Annual of Psychoanalysis,
V. 36, In Press.
2009 Review of Kulish & Holtzman, A Story of Her Own, JAPA, V. 57 In Press.
2009 Review of Claudia Frank’s Melanie Klein’s Technique Papers for Psychcritiques.
2010 Commentary on Richard Billow’s ‘Modes of Therapeutic Engagement, Part I: Diplomacy
and Integrity and Part II: Sincerity and Authority’, IJGP, In Press.
2010 Adolescence as a Time to Play, In M. Akhtar, Play and Playfulness. N.J.: Jason Aronson.
2011 Cyberspace, Transitional Space and Adolescence, In S. Akhtar (Ed.) The Electrified Mind.
N.J.: Jason Aronson.
Commentary on Papers, Psychoanalysis and Cyberspace, Psychoanal. Inquiry, In Press.
On Rumors and Gossip as Forms of Bullying, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, In Press.
2011The Waiting Room as Boundary and Bridge, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, In Press.
2011 A Ship Made of Paper: from Dissociation to Engagement to Recognition, International Journal of Self Psychology, In Press.
EDITORIAL POSITIONS ON PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS
Editorial Board for Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA) 2010-2013
Editorial Associate for Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA) 2007-2009.
Editorial Board, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 2008-present.
Editorial Board, International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, 2007-present.
Guest Co-Editor, Annual of Psychoanalysis 2004, Volume 32 – Psychoanalysis and Women
Issue Editor, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, “Psychoanalysis and Cyberspace”, 2011.
Book Reviewer for Psychoanalysis, Culture, & Society,Contemporary Psychology,
PsychCritiques, 2003-present and Journal of the American Psychoanalytic
Assn. Reviewed papers for Progress in Self Psychology, Contemporary Psychology, International
Journal of Group Psychotherapy, The Annual of Psychoanalysis,Journal of
Groups in Addiction and Recovery,Psychoanalytic Psychology and Journal
of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Studies in Gender and Sexuality.
EDITORIAL POSITIONS ON OTHER PUBLICATIONS 2003- 2005 Editor, The Analytic Observer, the newsletter of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Society
2005- 2008 Editor, Psychology of the Self newsletter of the International Council of the