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

Saturday, March 2, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
The Oblivious Object
Mary Brady, PhD (presenter); Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P (discussant, will join via ZOOM from London); Sharon Tyson, PhD (moderator)
Monday, March 4, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Psychoanalysis as a Subversive Phenomenon: Social Change, Virtue Ethics and Analytic Theory
Amber Trotter, PsyD (presenter); Introduced by Andy Harlem
Wednesdays, March 6, 2024 to March 27, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Introduction to the Lacanian Clinic
Sydney Tan, PsyD (instructor)
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, March 9, 2024
The James Grotstein Memorial Lectures in Comparative Psychoanlaysis
Panel Presentation on Four Iconic Papers by Thomas Ogden
Joseph Aguayo, PhD; Maxine Anderson, MD; Peter Goldberg, PhD; Bruce Reis, PhD, FIPA, BCPsa (panelists)
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Consultee-Centered Consultation as Used with Daycare, Preschool and Child Life Programs
Thomas F. Barrett, PhD and Denia Barrett, MSW (presenters); Shahla Chehrazi, MD (case presentation); Paul Brinich, PhD (moderator)
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
Palo Alto Psychoanlaytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
The Role of the Analyst
Darian Leader (presenter); Jeanne Wolff-Bernsterin, PhD (discussant); Patricia Marra, MFT (moderator)
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: The Clinical and Attachment Implications of a Psychoanalytic Longitudinal Study
Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
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