Lynne Layton, Ph.D., is a psychoanalyst and Assistant Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School. She teaches and supervises at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy. Dr. Layton is the author of numerous works exploring psychoanalysis, gender, and class, and is the editor of Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society.
Julie Leavitt, M.D., is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in San Francisco. Staff psychiatrist at Access Institute, Dr. Leavitt is Chair of Curriculum, president-elect, and faculty at PINC. Besides robots, her current areas of interest and writing include geographic palimpsests, ghosts, intuition, and rethinking fe/male sexuality.
Scott Lines, Ph.D., is past president of NCSPP, an analytic candidate at PINC, on the clinical faculty at Access Institute, and in private practice in Berkeley and San Francisco.
Era A. Loewenstein
Era A. Loewenstein, Ph.D., is an adult, adolescent, and child psychoanalyst and a training and supervising analyst at SFCP. Dr. Loewenstein teaches at SFCP, NCSPP, and Access Institute and is in private practice in San Francisco. She presents locally and nationally on a variety of topics, including perversion and trauma. Her most recent paper, “Dystopian Narratives: Encounters with the Perverse Sadomasochistic Universe,” is currently in press.
Molly Ludlam, M.A., recently retired as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with couples, individuals, and parents. She now focuses on teaching, writing, and editing Couple and Family Psychoanalysis. Other publications include Couple Attachments: Theoretical and Clinical Studies (2007), co-edited with Viveca Nyberg; and, more recently, “Failure in Couple Relationships and in Couple Psychotherapy,” in Understanding and Coping with Failure: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (2014); “Sitting with