Committee Roster

2023-2024 Academic Year

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division


Palo Alto Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP)

Neil Brast, MD, Catherine Phillips, LCSW & 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:Hila Maoz Mezer, MA, LMFT and Catherine Phillips, LCSW
Special Projects:Michael Smith, PhD and Sharon Levin, LCSW
Student Development / Case ConsultantsAnn Martini, LCSW
Consultation:Celeste Birkhofer, PhD and Lovina Chahal, MD

San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP)

Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD, Acting Program Chair
Lara Weyland, PhD, Associate Program Chair

Admissions Chair:Lucas Broster, MD, PhD
Admissions Committee:Robert Eskuchen, MD, Katherine Fraser, DMH, Rhys Mason, PsyD, Kyra Minninger, MD, Aneesh Nandam, MD, Marc Wallis, LCSW and Lara Weyland, PhD
Curriculum Committee Chair::Ruth Simon, PhD
Curriculum Committee and Faculty Development:Mark Sexton, PhD and Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD
Outreach Chair:Beth Steinberg, PhD (acting)
Student Advisor/Mentor:Jessica Ferranti, MD
Supervision Chair:Lara Weyland, PhD

Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (CAPPTP)

Madeleine Lansky, MD, Chair

Admissions Chair:Michael Pastor, PhD
Dean:Chaya Rivka Meyerson, PsyD
Faculty Support Committee:Mary-Stone Bowers, MFT and Michael Pastor, PhD, LMFT
Supervision Chair:Gregory Villalba, LCSW
Committee Members At-Large:Shahla Chehrazi, MD, Paul Brinich, PhD, Erika Solis, LMFT, Lilly Hanson, MFT, Kiyomi Ameriks, MD

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays, September 4, 2024 to September 25, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Social Work in Community Settings: How Theory Supports Effective Alliances
Corey Datz-Greenberg, LCSW, and Julia St. George, LCSW (instructors)
Fridays, September 6, 2024 to June 20, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 San Francisco Yearlong Program: Inventions of Madness: Grappling with Turmoil
Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD; Diana C. Fuery, PhD, LCSW; Alexander Zinchenko, PhD; Alice Jones, MD; Deborah Weisinger, PsyD; Fernando Castrillon, PsyD; Inti Flores, MD; Shelley Nathan, PhD; and Catherine Mallouh, MD (instructors)
Fridays, September 13, 2024 to June 6, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 East Bay Yearlong Program: Letting the Unconscious Lead the Way
Graeme Daniels, MFT; Elizabeth Stuart, MD; Eric Miller, PhD; Ben Goldstone, MA, LMFT; Pedro Job, PsyM; and Paul Watsky, PhD (instructors)
Saturday, September 14, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Working with the Harsh Adolescent Superego
Holly Gordon, DMH (presenter); Ann Martini, LCSW (discussant)
Thursdays, September 19 to October 17, 2024
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
CCSW mini-Module: Working with Parents: A Complex and Essential Component of Child Psychotherapy
Lea Brown, LCSW, and Amy Wallerstein Friedman, LCSW (instructors)
Fridays, September 20, 2024 to May 23, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 San Francisco Yearlong Program: Continuous Case Conference
Marc Wallis, LCSW; Paul Alexander, PhD; Kathy Waller, MD; Bronwen Lemmon, LMFT; and Genie Dvorak, PsyD (case conference group leaders)
Wednesdays, October 2, 2024 to October 23, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Winnicott, Creativity, and the Place Where We Live
Marty Mulkey, MFT (instructor)
Wednesdays, October 16, 2024 to May 7, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 Seasoned Clinicians Program
Reyna Cowan, PsyD, LCSW; Clara Kwun, LCSW; Robin Deutsch, PhD; Jeanne Harasemovitch, LCSW; Amy Glick, LMFT; and Gary Grossman, PhD (instructors)
Wednesdays, January 8, 2025 to February 5, 2025
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Promoting Depth and Analytic Process in Psychotherapy With Patients in Internship and Clinical Settings
Beth Steinberg, PhD (instructor)
Wednesdays, January 8, 2025 to May 21, 2025
Extension Education Programs
2024-2025 Coalition for Clinical Social Work Extension Division Program: Foundations of Psychodynamic Clinical Work in Community Mental Health Settings - Year TWO
Sandra Gaspar, LCSW; Elizabeth M. Simpson, LCSW; and Danny Yu, LCSW (instructors)
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