I am a board certified, Washington DC Psychoanalyst. Also, I am a Training and Supervising Analyst. Actually, my office is in Chevy Chase, MD, steps away from the Washington DC border. I love providing psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy and clinical supervision. As a life-long learner, I continue to consult with colleagues, nationally, in an effort to continue to develop my craft.
Primarily, I am devoted to providing psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, clinical supervision, psychoanalytic teaching; and, I am on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. Also, I work in an array of leadership roles within the Washington Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute (WBPI) and beyond. I have a longstanding commitment to curriculum and pedagogy. I serve in numerous capacity related to this interest. These include:
- Institute Council (our Education Committee) (Member)
- Psychoanalytic Studies Program (PSP) Steering Committee
- Candidates Progress Committee (CPC)
- Faculty member, teaching Psychoanalytic Candidates in psychoanalytic training
- Faculty member, teaching Psychoanalytic Studies Program (PSP)
- Clinical case consultation panels for our candidates
- Supervising psychoanalytic candidates
- Supervising trainees within the psychoanalytic studies program (PSP)
- Past fellowship Chair
- Committee for the Recruitment of Psychoanalytic Candidates, Chair
- consultation for graduate psychoanalyst
- consultation to licensed psychologists, psychiatrists and mental health professionals at all stages of their professional development
- consultation to psychopharmacological psychiatrists seeking to integrate psychodynamic concepts within their practices
- supervision (aka consultation) to CBT therapists to develop a more integrative approach
Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst, Washington, DC: Psychoanalytic Institute
If you are seeking psychoanalytic training, or even considering doing so, it’s important to seek out a Training and Supervising Analyst. I am a Training and Supervising Analyst. This means in addition to analyzing laypeople, I am qualified to analyze and supervise psychoanalytic candidates.
I should note that my practice is international, reflecting all races and creeds. I value this diversity and appreciate the role that culture can play in development.
Psychoanalytic Studies Program (PSP)
I am a clinical supervisor for the PSP.
Also, for many years, I’ve taught psychoanalytic candidates these courses:
- Introduction to conducting a psychoanalysis ~ Psychoanalytic Technique (3rd year candidates) This clinical technique course focuses on helping candidate analysts begin psychoanalyses.
- Continuous Case Conference (3rd year candidates)
- Psychoanalytic Writing: (2nd year candidates)
- Adulthood and Character Disturbance: Narcissistic and sadomasochistic difficulties (3rd year candidates)
In addition to teaching at the Washington Baltimore Psychoanalytic Institute, for decades, I’ve taught within university and medical settings at the post-graduate, graduate and undergraduate level. Learn more about my teaching at Johns Hopkins and (formerly, at Carnegie Mellon).