NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Faculty

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  • Daphne de Marneffe

    Daphne de Marneffe, Ph.D., sees couples and individuals in her private practice in Marin. She has published in JAPA, Signs, and Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and is the author of Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life. Her forthcoming book on marriage and midlife will be published by Scribner.

  • Vivian Dent

    Vivian Dent, Ph.D., teaches at Access Institute, CPMC, NCSPP, and SFCP. She has a private practice in San Francisco, where she specializes in issues related to trauma and dissociation.

  • Gregory Desierto

    Gregory Desierto, Psy.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at Psychological Services Center in Oakland and City & Arts Technology High School in San Francisco. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Access Institute for Psychological Services. He has strong interests in the intersection of psychoanalysis, multiculturalism, social justice, and trauma.

  • Alyce Desrosiers

    Alyce Desrosiers, MSW, LCSW is the founder/owner of Chirp: Connecting Families and Nannies, helping parents through the process of choosing nannies for their children, and the author of two books on finding nannies. From 1992 to 2001 she provided individual psychotherapy in private practice to adults, families, and children. 

  • Robin Deutsch

    Robin A. Deutsch, Ph.D., maintains a private practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and consultation in Oakland and is on the faculty at Access Institute, CPMC, and SFCP, where she serves as President. Dr. Deutsch has written and presented on the development of analytic identity, termination of treatment, and the analyst’s death. 

  • Charles Dithrich

    Charles Dithrich, Ph.D., is a faculty member and personal and supervising analyst at PINC. His writing, teaching, and consulting draws extensively on Bion and Winnicott, especially with regard to early states of being. He works with adults and children in North Oakland.

  • Michael Donner

    Michael Donner, Ph.D., is the President of SFCP and was co-chair of the faculty and member of their Ethics and Impairment Committee. He was also Chair of the California Psychological Association Ethics Committee. He teaches Law and Ethics in California and across the country.

  • Nancy L. Drooker

    Nancy Drooker, Ph.D., has taught psychoanalytic couple therapy for NCSPP and graduate courses in human sexuality. She works with adults, couples, and seniors in a private practice in Oakland and San Francisco.

  • Dori Obadia Dubin

    Dori Dubin, Psy.D., LCSW, BCD-P, is a graduate, faculty member, and training and supervising analyst at PINC. She is a faculty member and supervisor at The Psychotherapy Institute (TPI). Dr. Dubin teaches object relations theory, mind-body issues, trauma and primitive mental states throughout the Bay Area. She consults and maintains a private practice in Oakland.

  • Stephen J. Ducat

    Stephen J. Ducat, N.D., Ph.D., is a naturopathic doctor and a clinical psychologist practicing in San Francisco and Marin. Dr. Ducat is currently a full-time clinician specializing in integrative mental health, an approach that joins science-based natural medicine, nutrition, and psychotherapy. Learn more about his clinical work at themindbodyclinic.com

  • Audrey Dunn

    Audrey Dunn, LCSW, is program coordinator, clinical supervisor, and faculty for CPMC's School-Based Psychotherapy Project, part of their doctoral psychology training. She also runs an independent psychoanalytically oriented school-based psychotherapy program at Francisco Middle School. Ms. Dunn also has a private practice in San Francisco, supervises for Access Institute, and consults with other Bay Area school-based programs.