believe that NYSPP provides a nourishing and challenging environment in
which to learn and mature as a professional. To that end, our faculty
and supervisors are a group of highly trained professionals active in
the broad psychotherapy and psychoanalytic community. Let us introduce
you to our current faculty:
Esther Amini, CSW
of NYSPP; Former Staff of Jewish Board of Family and Children's
Services, (Madeleine Borg Counseling Center); Former Mental Health
Consultant to Park East Day School; former Board Member of NYSPP
Consultation and Referral Service; Chairperson of "Educational
Programs" for The Society of NYSPP; President of The Society of NYSPP;
also an active and accomplished artist exhibiting paintings in
galleries in both the West and East Coast; Private Practice:
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Supervision.
Nancy Cromer-Grayson, L.C.S.W.
in Psychoanalysis, New York Freudian Society. Awarded Plumsock Prize
New York Freudian Society. Faculty and Supervisor: Psychotherapy
Program New York Freudian Society. Certificate in Psychoanalytic
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York School for Psychoanalytic
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Faculty, New York School for
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Faculty and
Supervisor: Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic
Psychotherapy, Adult Program. Faculty: American Institute for
Psychoanalysis. Member: Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and
Research. Fellow: Academy of Eating Disorders. Vice President and Board
Member: American Anorexia Bulimia Association.
Edward Eisenberg, LCSW, FIPA
of NY Freudian Society; member of the American Psychoanalytic
Association and the International Psychoanalytic Association; treasurer
and Board Member of NYSPP; training Analyst of NY Freudian Society;
faculty and Supervisor at NYSPP, NY Freudian Society, Metropolitan
Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, New York
Counseling Center; Private Practice in Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis
Edwin Fancher, MA, FIPA
Licensed Psychologist; graduate AIPP; founding board member of NYSPP;
faculty and training/ supervising analyst, NYSPP and NY Freudian
Society; member Divisions of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy of the
American Psychological Association; member APsaA; Former president of
CPP; private practice psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and supervision.
“A Training Analysis for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists” The Psychoanalytic
Review, 77: 41-57, 1990.
“A Symposium: Psychoanalytic Education,” Discussion of papers by Jacob Arlow and Martin Bergmann, Psychoanalytic Review, 80:217-220, 1993.
Psychoanalytic Review, Psychoanalytic Books, Psychologies-Psychoanalyst and Contemporary Psychology.
Jane Hall, LCSW
in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, ISP; founding board member of
NYSPP; member, faculty, training and supervising analyst, NY Freudian
Society and NYSPP; member, American Psychoanalytic Association; member,
International Psychoanalytical Association; private practice.
“Deepening the Treatment” 1998, Jason Aronson, Inc.
“Roadblocks on the Journey of Psychotherapy.” 2004 - Jason Aronson, Inc.
Miriam Pierce, LCSW,FIPA
board member of NYSPP; graduate of ISP; member of IPTAR, NYFS, APSA,
IPA; Past President of the Council of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists;
Private practice in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis adult, couples and
"Fear of the Devil Within".
"Freud's Significance in the 21st Century" in Essays Freud at 150
"The Bond of Not Knowing;
“The Importance of Early Anxiety in Self and Mutual Regulation" Journal of Infant Observation
“Severe Post Partum Depression after Sept.11 Terrorist Attacks" Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy."
Myrna Ram, L.C.S.W., M.A., BCD.
NYSPP; faculty and member-at-large Board of Directors NYSPP; past
president, Society Board of NYSPP; co-chair, Clinical Services;
candidate NYSPP Psychoanalytic Program; former director of Clinical
Services at Behavioral Consultants; Private practice in New York City,
adults and adolescents.
Maryam N. Razavi LCSW, PhD.
with a PhD from Columbia University; graduate of NYSE Psychotherapy
program; graduate of NYSE psychoanalytic program; member of Society for
clinical social work; member AAPCSW; past assistant director and
supervisor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, Elmhurst; faculty and
supervisor at NYSPP. Private practice in Manhattan and Westchester
with adults. Presented a paper at the 2007 meeting of AAPCSW which was
subsequently published in Psychoanalytic Social Work.
"First Love" in the newsletter of “Single Mothers by Choice”.
Iris Sugarman LCSW, FIPA
ISP, member, training analyst, supervisor, faculty, NYSPP and the New
York Freudian Society; Director of Admissions, NYSPP; member IPTAR;
Presents at various conferences including a paper on supervision at
the 2008 Winter Meetings of the American Psychoanalytic Association; a
member of the International Psychoanalytical Association IPA).
Iris (2006) The Woman Who Could not Grieve: A Contemporary Look At The
Journey Toward Mourning. Clinical Social Work Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2
Summer, pp. 201-214.
Carol S. Thea, LCSW, BCD
of AAPCSW and Fellow Society of Clinical Social Work; past Chair of
Operations for NMCOP National Meeting; Co-chair of volunteers and
hospitality AAPCSW national meetings; Panel participant NMCOP (now
AAPCSW) "Therapist Through Life Stages;" discussant and moderator for
various papers for NMCOP national meetings; private practice in
Manhattan; past President of the Society of NYSPP and Board of Trustees
Toni Thompson, LCSW, BCD, FIPA
ISP Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; Society ISP
President 1977-1980; graduate, member training and supervising analyst,
N.Y. Freudian Society and International Psychoanalytic Association;
faculty and supervisor, NYSPP; instructor, N.Y. Freudian Society;
presenter and/or discussant at scientific conferences sponsored by
NMCOP and Society of NYSPP 1989,1990,1997, 2004; Presenter, workshops
on separation-individuation and supervision, Winter meetings the
American Psychoanalytic Association 1980, 2007; private practice
psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, parenting therapy, couple therapy.
“Trauma Transference and Healing;” Essays in honor of Jean Sanville, Analytic Press Hillsdate, N.J. 1999;
“The Place of Ego Building in Psychotherapy with Children” Child and Adolescent Social Work, Vol. 8 #5, October 1991;
“Resistance and Pre-Oedipal Object Relations” Clinical Social Work Journal, Vol. 15, #4, 1987.
FACULTY - LONG ISLAND
Naomi Schlesinger, LCSW, BCD
NYSPP, faculty/supervisor NYSPP; Education Chair, LI Steering
Committee; published paper in Psychoanalytic Social Work; Private
practice psychotherapy and supervision, adults and couples.
Carlene R. Tockman, LCSW, BCD
student of Jacob Arlow, MD and Harold Blum, MD; graduate Adelphi
University School of Social Work; graduate, faculty/supervisor NYSPP;
member of NASW; member of APPSCSW; private practice in ego psychology
and unconscious functioning with children and adults; staff consultant
CAPT Center as part of Family Service League of Capt of FSL of Suffolk.
Private Practice and Supervision in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.
Stephanie Zemon, LCSW
Chair, SNYSPP Steering Committee, Long Island Division, includes: PPSC
(Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center) faculty and supervisor;
past Chair, Program Committee; graduate ISP; faculty/supervisor NYSPP
and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center.
LCSW, PH.D. NYSPP Board of Directors; Graduate of ISP
APsaA Discussion Group Towards an Understanding of Loneliness and
Aloneness; Private Practice, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Adults
and Couples. Supervision. Facilitator, NYSPP Psychoanalytic Literary
Group. Publications in various psychoanalytic and social work journals
on topics: Divorce; Loneliness; Psychoanalysis and Literature.
Presented at professional meetings for NYSPP; APA; APsaA. Taught
Post-Masters and Doctoral Social Work students at Hunter and NYU.
Florence Williams, MA
Member and faculty Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR).
Beverly Winston, CSW
ISP, faculty and supervisor NYSPP, lecturer New York University School
of Social Work, Research Associate Beth Israel Medical Center,
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT FACULTY
Joan Furedi, LCSW
Graduate and member, New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis;
NYSSCSW; Member, AAPCSW; Faculty, Child and Adolescent Program, NY
School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; Private
Practice, Brooklyn, NY.
Eleanor Haray, LCSW
graduate of NYSPP, Instructor in the CAP Program of NYSPP, former
Clinical Supervisor at Montefiore Hospital on Riker's Island, former
Clinical Supervisor of August Aichhorn Center for Adolescents,
currently in private practice in Long Island and Manhattan.
Kate H. Gorman, MS, DSW, CSW
Columbia University School of Social Work; certificates from NY School
for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Psychoanalysis and
Psychotherapy; MS degree, Bank Street College; BA English Literature,
Oberlin College; consultant, Washington Market School; former
consultant/supervisor, Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services.
Rose Latino, LCSW
of the Child & Adolescent Program at the New York School for
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; graduated from NYSPP
in 1996 and is a doctoral fellow at Smith College School for Social
Work researching the subject of traumatic bereavement; published two
papers regarding adolescents; private practice in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Barbara A. Lewis, MS
A Graduate of NYSPP; instructor in the CAP program of NYSPP; graduate of St. John's University in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
"I Belong;" Psychoanalytic Social Work, Spring , 2008
Yvonne Young LCSW, BCD
Co-Director, Child & Adolescent Program of NYSPP; private practice in Manhattan.
(Dynamic) World of Adoption, Understanding Adoption;” “Clinical Work
with Adults, Children, and Parents". Edited by Kathleen Hushion, Susan
B. Sherman, and Diana Siskind reviewed by Yvonne Young in
Psychoanalytic Social Work Volume 4 Number 2 2007. Published by Haworth
Press. Inc., Binghamton, N.Y.
"How We Know What To Do - A Primer for
Child Psychotherapists", written by Diana Siskind reviewed by Yvonne
Young in Psychoanalytic Social Work, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2002. Published
by Haworth Press Inc. Binghamton, N.Y.
Joyce Edward, LCSW, BCD
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Institute for the Study of Psychotherapy,
June 1976; certificate in psychoanalysis, Institute for the Study of
Psychotherapy, June, 1980; part-time instructor Adelphi University
School of Social Work , faculty supervisor, NY School for
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; affiliated to the
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, board certified
Diplomate; a member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National
Association of Social Workers; diplomate, The NY State Society of
Clinical Social Work Therapists; member of the National Membership
Committee on Psychoanalysis in clinical social work.
Practioner, National Academies of Practice; National Coalition of
Mental Health Professionals and Consumers. First Annual Joyce Edward
Consumer Advocacy Award; Lifetime Achievement Award, National
Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work;
Day-Garrett Award, Smith College School of Social Work; NASW Social
Work Pioneer Roster for distinguished services.
"Separation-Individuation: Theory and Application" (1991) Edward, J., Ruskin, N. Turrini, P.
Healing and Growth, A Psychoanalytic Social Work Approach" (1996),
Eds/Edward, J. & Sanville, J. - National Study Group on
Psychoanalysis and Social Work;
"The Social Work Psychoanalysts Casebook: Clinical Voices in Honor of Jean Sanville".
Kerstin Kupferman, MA., DES.
in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Sweden; member, IPTAR,
International Psychoanalytical Association, Association for Child
Psychoanalysis; faculty and supervisor, NYSPP; assistant clinical
professor at SUNY, Stony Brook; supervisor and teacher, City College
-Post-Graduate Center, and Schneider Children's Hospital.
K. (1971) "The Development and Treatment of a Psychotic Boy." In:
"Separation Individuation," Essays in Honor of Dr. Margaret S. Mahler.
Editors: Dr. John McDevitt, MD. & Dr. Calvin F. Settlage, MD.
International University Press: New York, pp. 441- 470.
Kerstin (1999) "Empty Womb Full Cradle; The Achievement of the Fullness
of the Experience of Motherhood of the Adoptive Mother." In: “Inner
World of The Mother." Editors: Dale Mendell, & Patsy Turrini.
Psychosocial Press, an affiliate of International University Press,
December 2000, New York, NY.
Kupfermann, Kerstin (2004) “Driven by
my Urge to Dance: Understanding the Healing Power of the Patient's
Spontaneous Reenactments of his Past via Body Language.” In: Issues in
Psychoanalytic Psychology. Editor: Edward Hoberman. M.A. Vol. 26. No 1,
pp 75 - 95.
Kupfermann, Kerstin (2005) “Bloody Feet.” In: Journal of
Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. The Analytic Press,
Hillsdale, New Jersey. Editor: Dr. Kirkland C. Vaughans, Ph.D. Vol.
4/1, 2005. pp 98-118.
Freeman, L., and Kupfermann,
K. (1988) "The Power of Fantasy - Where Our Daydreams Come From and How
They Can Help or Harm Us.” Crossroad/Ungar/Continuum, New York. A book
pp. 1- 210. Translations: Spanish, German.
Patsy Turrini, MSW
and former faculty, ISP; supervisor NYSPP; former faculty, Smith
College School of Social Work Master's and Doctorate program; elected
National Academy of Practice, Initiator and Consultant, National
Association of Mothers Centers; private practice.
Co-author: “Separation-Individuation Theory and Application,” Garner Press 1991, 2nd Edition.