Committee Roster

2022-2023 Academic Year

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division

TBA, Chair

Palo Alto Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP)

Neil Brast, MD, Maureen Smith Ruffell, MD and Tina St. Lorant, MFT, Co-Chairs

Admissions:Dena Sorbo, LCSW, BCD
CEUs (Acting):Maureen Smith Ruffell, MD
Faculty & Curriculum:Neil Brast, MD and Jana Kahn, PhD, Co-Chairs
Recruitment:Catherine Phillips, LCSW
Special Projects:Michael Smith, PhD and Sharon Levin, LCSW
Student Development / Case ConsultantsAnn Martini, LCSW

San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP)

Adam Goldyne, MD, Program Chair
Lara Weyland, PhD, Associate Program Chair

Admissions:Lucas Broster, MD, PhD
Curriculum:Ruth Simon, PhD
Outreach:Adam Goldyne, MD
Student Advisor/Mentor:Jessica Ferranti, MD
Sacramento Liaison:Katherine Fraser, DMH
Supervision:Lara Weyland, PhD

Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (CAPPTP)

Benjamin Fife, PsyD, Chair

Admissions:Michael Pastor, PhD
Dean:Mary-Stone Bowers, MFT
Evaluations:Kiyomi Ameriks, MD and Shahla Chehrazi, MD
Outreach:Benjamin Fife, PsyD and Claudette Heisler, PhD
Program Advisory:Paul Brinich, PhD and Claudette Heisler, PhD
Supervision:Gregory Villalba, LCSW

Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 14, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
Professor’s Choice with Darian Leader
On “Constructions in Analysis”
Darian Leader (presenter); Israel Katz, MD (moderator)
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Lives Across Time, Part 2: The Clinical and Attachment Implications of a Prospective Psychoanalytic Longitudinal Study of 76 People from Birth
Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
Depth and Creativity In and Out of the Consulting Room
Tim Kim, PsyD, MFA, Johnny Huy Nguyễn, and Jane L. Dulay, MD, OTR, and Daniel Yu, LCSW (presenters); Clara Kwun, LCSW (moderator)
Saturday, May 4, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Film Screening and Discussion: A House Made of Splinters (2022)
Reyna Cowan, PsyD, LCSW (discussant)
Monday, May 6, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Freud in his Psychosocial Generation: Durkheim, Simmel, Weber and Du Bois
Nancy Chodorow, PhD (presenter)
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Psychoanalytic Education Division
Graduation Ceremony and Reception 2024
Jim Dimon, MD (graduation speaker)
Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 to June 12, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Trans Experience(s)
Loïc Pritchard, MFT (instructor)
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
A Psychoanalytic Playlist with Sasha Frere-Jones
Sasha Frere-Jones (interviewee); Adam Blum, PsyD (interviewer); Elizabeth Bradshaw, PsyD (moderator)
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