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Allie, Bonnie
Atlas, Galit
Bader, Claudia CLAUDIA BADER, MPS, LCAT, NCPsyA, LP. Private practice. Former Executive Director, faculty, supervisor, graduate, IEA. Adjunct faculty, Graduate Art Therapy Dept., Pratt Institute of Design. Creative Therapy Program, New School for Social Research. Former dancer and puppeteer. 212.874.7441
Bien Bonet, Suzanne SUZANNE BIEN – BONET, MPS, NCPsyA, LCAT, LP. Psychoanalyst, licensed creative arts therapist in private practice, NYC. Specialties include the treatment of addictions for both couples and individuals. Faculty, supervisor, training analyst, Director of Education, Board of Directors, IEA. 212.877.1764
Brenner, Maggie
Bright, Vanessa Hannah VANESSA BRIGHT, L.Ac., LP, is a licensed psychoanalyst (IEA), and is a licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s in Acupuncture from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (New York). Director of Education, IEA. She has a private practice near Herald Square where she integrates psychoanalytic work with her knowledge of Chinese Medicine, Buddhism, and somatic awareness. She is also a writer, an artist, and a singer. 646.801.2799
Brink, Cynthia
Cokuslu, Cenk CENK COKUSLU, MBA, LP, NCPsyA. Psychoanalyst with private practice in New York City. Executive Director, Faculty, Training Analyst and Supervisor, Institute for Expressive Analysis (IEA). Board Member, Faculty, Training Analyst and Supervisor, China American Psychoanalytic Alliance (CAPA). Instructor, National Institute for Psychotherapies (NIP). Member of Board of Trustees, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP). 201.658.3649
Cooper, Paul PAUL C. COOPER, M.S., NCPsyA, LP. Private practice. Training/control analyst, supervisor, faculty, NPAP. Published articles and poems on Buddhism and psychoanalysis. Ernest Angel Award recipient. Co-edited “Religion and Psychotherapy: Many Paths, One Journey”, Jason Aronson, 2005. Editorial Board, The Psychoanalytic Review. 212.779.2425
Eigen, Mike
Elkin Scott, Gail GAIL ELKIN-SCOTT, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT, LP, Psychoanalyst and art therapist in private practice. Her developmental focus informs her work with adults of all ages. IEA graduate, Director of the IEA Consultation Center, faculty at New York Counseling and Guidance Institute. 917.885.5723
Entin, Alice
Ferguson, Heather HEATHER FERGUSON, LCSW. Psychoanalyst and group therapist in private practice. Graduate of the Analytic Group Training Program, Post Graduate Center for Mental Health, and the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, where she is an instructor and member of the Coordinating Committee. 212.254.6265
Foxe, Gladys GLADYS FOXE, Ph.D, LCSW, LP, Certified Psychoanalyst, in private practice with individuals, couples, and groups. Training Analyst, faculty, supervisor at IEA. Published seven articles in numerous professional journals and Winner of the Gradiva Award (Article Division) 2002. The winning article was: “But that was in another country, and besides…”: Collision and Collusion in the Countertransference Between German Jewish-Descended Analyst and German Nazi-Descended Patient” Her most recent article, “Countertransference and the Heart of the Heroic: Working with a Journalist from China”, appeared in Psychoanalytic Perspectives in 2011. 212.721.4649
Gold, Joel
Gonzalez-Dolginko, Elizabeth
Grande, Mari H MARI GRANDE, MFA, MSW, NCPsyA, LCSW-R, LCAT, EMDR therapist. Psychoanalyst, licensed clinical social worker, licensed creative arts therapist in private practice in NYC and Brooklyn Heights working with individuals, families, and children. Director of Admissions and Faculty member at IEA. 917.535.7576
Grill, Hillary HILLARY GRILL, LCSW is a psychoanalyst practicing in New York City. She is a supervisor and faculty member at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP), the Institute for Expressive Analysis (IEA) and the Stephen Mitchell Relational Study Center. She is the executive editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Perspectives, presents widely, has written articles, the book: Dreaming for Two: the Hidden Emotional Life of Pregnant Women and most recently the chapter “The Importance of Fathers” in the book Clinical Implications of the Psychoanalyst’s Life Experience: When the Personal Becomes Professional. 212.545.8482
Hirschhorn, Bonnie bonnie@ creativepsychotherapyservices .com
Keilhofer, Isolde ISOLDE KEILHOFER, LP. Psychoanalyst in private practice. Member, NPAP. Training analyst, supervisor, CAPA. Instructor, IEA. 917.617.4928
Kuchuck, Steven
Land, Cecilia
Lahav, Shira shira@
Lavner, Sara
Long, Kristin KRISTIN LONG, LCAT, LP Creative Arts Therapist and Psychoanalyst in private practice, working with children,adolescents, and adults. Co-authored two capters on using drama therapy with children-one on her work following the events of September 11th and the other on her experience with children on an inpatient psychiatric unit. Graduate of IEA and currently serves on the IEA board as Public Relations Chair. Kristin has taught at IEA and Nyu’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. 212.982.1065
Mattes, Jane
Maxwell, Douglas
May, Julie JULIE MAY, MPS, LCAT, NCPsyA, LP, is a psychoanalyst and creative arts therapist in private practice in Park Slope, Brooklyn . She works with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy. Graduate, former board member, and faculty, IEA. 718.930.0854
Palomba, Tarz TARZ F. PALOMBA, JD LP NCPsyA is a psychoanalyst, attorney and mediator in private practice in New York City and New Jersey. A graduate of IEA and Fordham University School of Law, she formerly served as Vice President of Legal Affairs at Tiffany & Co. In addition to psychoanalytic therapy and EMDR with adults, she practices psychoanalytically-informed mediation with couples and families. 201.618.7711
Pheiffer, Sherman
Poorbaugh, Cindy
Posmentier, Loveleen LOVELEEN POSMENTIER, MA, NCPsyA, LP. Private practice. Senior member, faculty, training/control analyst, Dean of Faculty and Curriculum, Board of Trustees, NPAP. Supervisor, ICP and Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Board member, CPP. Faculty, IEA. 212.595.3325
Raab, Pam
Rhodes, Michelle
Robbins, Art
Roland, Alan
Selinske, Jane JANE SELINSKE, Ed.D., LCSW, LP, MT-BC, FAMI is a Jungian Psychoanalyst in private practice in Montclair NJ and NYC. Fellow, Association of Music and Imagery. Practitioner of Mandala Assessment and Training Analyst and Supervisor for the C.G. Jung Institute of NY. Teacher and Board Vice-President for the C.G.Jung Foundation of NY 201.615.2889
Senecal, Karen KAREN SENECAL, LP, NCPsyA, M.Div., is a psychoanalyst in private practice. Visiting faculty at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. 917.974.2976
Shamah, Isaac ISAAC SHAMAH, LCSW, NCPsyA, SEP is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Nyack, New York. He is certified in psychoanalysis through the Institute of Expressive Analysis and certified as a couples therapist through the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and EMDR therapist. His practice is also inspired by 23 years of contemplative, mindfulness based Vipassana meditation practice and by many years of interest in the creative arts. Isaac works with individuals and couples integrating relational psychoanalysis with body based treatments directed toward trauma resolution. 845.641.9041
Sherman-Meyer, Caryn CARYN SHERMAN-MEYER, LCSW, is faculty, supervisor and training analyst at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies and other New York City analytic institutes. She writes, teaches and supervises about eating disorders, embodiment and the intersubjective field in psychoanalysis. In recent articles and presentations, she has examined the therapeutic action of bi-directional body-to-body communication between patient and analyst. Caryn offers individual, couple and group psychotherapy and psychoanalysis as well supervision in her private practice in New York City. 212.779.9591
Somerstein, Lynn STEFANIE TEITELBAUM, MSW, NCPsyA, LP. Private practice. Training analyst, supervisor, participant in “Psyched on Film” series, NPAP. Contributor to Edinburgh International Encyclopedia of Psychoanalysis. Faculty, IEA. Published film review on “The Piano Teacher,” The Psychoanalytic Review, Feb. 2005. Former opera singer.
Sullivan, Janet JANET SULLIVAN, LP, LCAT has had multiple associations with IEA: graduate, supervisor, instructor and board member, utilizing both words and music in many different ways. She also works with bereaved persons. She has worked inpatient in a psychiatric hospital. She has had a long career as a singer and pianist and has presented at numerous conferences and has published with EGPS. 212.874.2236
Teitelbaum, Stefanie 212.255.3284
Thornton, Carter CARTER THORNTON, LP, LCAT, MT-BC – Psychoanalyst and Music Therapist with clinical and supervision practices in New York City and Westchester County. Assistant Supervisor for Creative Arts Therapies and Child Life Services at NYU Hospital/Rusk Rehabilitation where his work focuses on applications of creative arts therapy and psychoanalytic frameworks within neurologic rehabilitation. He is additionally a clinical supervisor for New York University’s Music Therapy Master’s program and is former Program Chair of IEA’s Board of Directors. carterthorntonsound@ 646.483.8246
Tidwell, Patricia PATRICIA TIDWELL PhD LCSW is a graduate of PPSC where she is faculty, training analyst and supervisor as well as the W. A. White Organization Program. Private practice with adults, couples and groups. Works from an integrative perspective, combining intersubjective psychoanalytic theory with traumatology and EMDR. She has presented nationally and internationally on women’s agency around fertility/infertility and motherhood as well as professional lives. 212.463.9778
Van Zandt, Caroline
Vanden Bos, Stephanie STEPHANIE VANDEN BOS, MSW, LCSW. Psychoanalyst in private practice in the Flatiron area of Manhattan. She works with adolescents and adults and provides therapy to couples as well as individuals. Graduated from the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) and the Psychotherapy Center for Gender & Sexuality (PCGS). 212.779.2425
Verber Fein, Alana ALANA VERBER-FEIN, LCSW-R, NCPsyA is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Fellow with the NYS Society of Clinical Social Work Psychotherapists and Certified by NAAP in Psychoanalysis. IEA graduate and active member of IEA for more than 15 years as a faculty member, supervisor, former Director of the IEA Consultation Center, and most recently, Chairperson of the By-Laws Committee. Teacher and therapist with the Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance (CAPA). 212.254.3123
Washburn, Deborah DEBORAH WASHBURN, MPhil, LCSW, NCPsyA. Graduate of IEA with private practice in Manhattan (individuals and couples). Worked for several years at community mental health clinic, reviewing clinical diagnoses. Presented paper, “Finding the Words, Hearing the Music: Intersubjective Dialogues,” at 2013 national conference of psychoanalytic clinical social workers. Board member, IEA.
Wayne, Linda
Wiener, Jack
Wolf, Robert ROBERT WOLF, MPS, ATR-BC, LP, LCAT, NCPsyA, is a NYS licensed psychoanalyst and art therapist with over 35 years of experience in private practice and clinical supervision. He is currently the President of the Institute for Expressive Analysis and for many years, has been on the graduate faculty of The College Of New Rochelle, Pratt Institute, and the post graduate faculty of The Training Institute for the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. He has also been a past President of IEA, NYATA, and was the Clinical Director of the Henry Street Settlement School. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on art therapy, countertransference, expressive analysis, and photo therapy. His work as a fine art sculptor and photographer have been exhibited internationally. 212.760.0287