Curriculum Vitae

I am a psychoanalyst with thirty-five years of professional experience in the field of mental health. I conduct a full-time private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, treating individuals and couples in analytically oriented modalities of treatment.

I am a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), and also a member of the New York Freudian Society (NYFS), the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), and the American Psychological Association (APA), and a Distinguished Life Member of the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies. I have been teaching psychoanalytic theory at IPTAR and at other psychoanalytic institutes in New York for than twenty-five years. In addition, I have been very active in the academic and organizational activities of psychoanalysis.

I am currently a member of the Board of Representatives of the International Psychoanalytical Association, president of the New York State Psychoanalytic Confederation, Secretary-Treasurer of the North American Psychoanalytic Confederation, and past president of the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS).

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Organizational CV

IPA – Board (2009-present); Member, BECRTF (2010-present); Co-chair, Committees on: Professional Practice (2005-2009), FIPA (2004-2005).

NAPsaC - Secretary-Treasurer (2009-present); Board (2004-2010); Chair, "Find-An-Analyst" website (2006-present); Co-Chair, Licensing Committee (2004-2005).

CIPS - President (2005-present); Board (2000-2005); Chair, Committees on: Public Policy (2003-present), Education (2004-2006); Co-Chair, APsaA-CIPS Licensing Committee (2004-2005).

APsaA – Co-Chair, Committee on Government Relations and Insurance (CGRI) (2010-present); Member, CGRI (2006-present), State Licensing (2006-present), Access to Care (2004-2006).

IPTAR – Faculty and Training Analyst; Society Board (2004-2006; 2008-2010); Legislative chair (2004-present).

New York State Psychoanalytic Confederation (NYSPAC) - President (2005-present).