NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Faculty

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  • Laurel Samuels

    Laurel Samuels, Ph.D., is a member and faculty at PINC and studied at the Tavistock Clinic. She has taught courses on Winnicott for PINC and NCSPP. Dr. Samuels is in private practice in San Francisco.

  • Susan Sands

    Susan Sands, Ph.D., is faculty at PINC and is Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychology Department, UC Berkeley. She has published in the areas of eating disorders, dissociation, female development, unconscious communication, dreams, and aging. Dr. Sands is in private practice in Berkeley.

  • Sue Saperstein

    Sue Saperstein MFT, Psy.D., is a psychoanalyst, supervisor, and faculty at PINC and faculty at CAPA (Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance), SFCP, CPMC, SBCPS, and NCSPP. She has a private practice in San Francisco.

  • Joan Sarnat

    Joan Sarnat, Ph.D., ABPP, is a personal and supervising analyst and member of the faculty at PINC. She co-authored, with Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea, The Supervisory Relationship (Guilford Press, 2001) and authored Supervision Essentials for Psychodynamic Psychotherapies (APA, 2016). Dr. Sarnat is in clinical and supervisory practice in Berkeley.

  • Stephen Seligman

    Stephen Seligman, D.M.H., is clinical professor of psychiatry at UCSF; Joint Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Dialogues; training and supervising analyst at SFCP and PINC, and Clinical Professor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis. Dr. Seligman has recently authored Relationships in Development: Infancy, Intersubjectivity, and Attachment (Routledge, 2017) and is co-editor of the American Psychiatric Press’ Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice.

  • Regina Shields

    Regina Shields, Ph.D, MFT, has taught and/or supervised at the Wright Institute, Access Institute, TPI, and Ann Martin’s Children’s Center. She has also presented at SFCP and TPI on clinical and theoretical issues pertaining to race and psychotherapy. Dr. Shields has a private practice in Oakland.

  • Ruth Simon

    Ruth Simon, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, a parenting consultant to parents of multiples, and the Director of Training at Access Institute. She has written and presented nationally on the psychology of twins and recently published an article on parenting twins in the September 2014 issue of Psychology Today online.

  • Lee R. Slome

    Lee Slome, Ph.D., is a graduate of PINC. She supervises and teaches at Bay Area training programs including PINC, NCSPP, and Access Institute. Dr. Slome has a private practice in Oakland, where she treats adults, adolescents, and couples, and offers individual and group consultation.

  • Mark Solms

    Mark Solms, PhD is a psychoanalyst and a lecturer in neurosurgery at the St Bartholomew's Hospital and the Royal London School of Medicine, Chair of neuropsychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Director of the Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuro-Psychoanalysis at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.  He is the Founding Editor of the journal, Neuropsychoanalysis and winner of the Sigourney Award for outstanding achievement in psychoanalysis (h

  • Angela Sowa

    Angela Sowa, Psy.D., MFT, is a personal and supervising analyst and faculty member at PINC and an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC San Francisco. Dr. Sowa supervises Tavistock Model Infant Observation groups and is a consultant to Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. She maintains a private practice in Palo Alto related to perinatal loss, pregnancy, and early parenting.

  • Ivria Spieler

    Ivria Spieler, Ph.D., Psy.D., MFT, is personal and supervising analyst at PINC. She teaches at CPMC and in Israel, as well as private groups in Cupertino and San Francisco. Dr. Spieler has a private practice in Cupertino.

  • Maria St. John

    Maria Seymour St. John, Ph.D., MFT is Director of Training at the UCSF Infant-Parent Program.  Recent articles have appeared in Zero to Three and the Handbook of Infant Mental Health and she has chapters in the forthcoming Handbook of Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychopathology (Guilford) and Women, Mothers, Subjects: New Explorations in the Maternal (Routledge).

  • Beth Steinberg

    Beth Steinberg, Ph.D., is a member and faculty at SFCP and is on the faculty at Access Institute and CPMC. She is in private practice in San Francisco.

  • Mark Sullivan

    Mark Sullivan, Ph.D., MFT, is an analyst member of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco and a member of TPI in Berkeley. Dr. Sullivan teaches in the analytic training program of the Jung Institute, in their professional programs, and for the larger public. He practices in Oakland and San Francisco seeing adults, adolescents, couples, and clinical consultees.

  • Barbara Sullivan

    Barbara Stevens Sullivan, MSW, is a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Berkeley. She is the author of two books on psychotherapy – Psychotherapy Grounded in the Feminine Principle (Chiron, 1989) and The Mystery of Analytical Work: Weavings from Jung and Bion (Routledge, 2010) – as well as two novels.

  • Annie Sweetnam

    Annie Sweetnam, Ph.D., is a faculty member at PINC and NCSPP and past editor of fort da. She has published on numerous psychoanalytic topics, including the capacity to experience beauty and how patient and analyst change together. Dr. Sweetnam has a private practice in Berkeley and Oakland, where she facilitates writing groups for psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.

  • Diane Swirsky

    Diane Swirsky, Ph.D., is past president of NCSPP and has taught and trained therapists in the Bay Area for the past 25 years. She recently presented at both SFCP and TPI on the topic of race and culture in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Dr. Swirsky is a psychologist in private practice in Oakland.