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IONAS SAPOUNTZIS

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

HY WEINBERG CENTER
ROOM 311

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D, New York University (1990)
MA, New York University (1983)
BA, University of Athens, Greece (1981)

Recent Courses

Case Conceptualization Of Behavioral Difficulties
Evaluating Students With Learning Difficulties
Psychodynamic Perspectives In Working With Children
S/T: Contributions Of Object Relations Theory To C & A Psychotherapy
S/T: Intergrating Theory And Practice

Book Chapters

Ionas Sapountzis (2011). Tell me how to bear myself: On borderline desire, emptiness and the evocative dreaming. In B. Willock, L.C. Bohm & R.C. Curtis (Eds.). Loneliness and Yearning. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Ionas Sapountzis (2007). On sudden endings and self-silencing. In B. Willock, L.C. Bohm & R.C. Curtis (Eds.). On Deaths and Endings: Psychoanalysts’ Reflections on Finality, Transformations and New Beginnings. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Ionas Sapountzis (2006). The Vulnerable Parent. The Case of a Five-Year-Old Boy and his Family. In C. Wachs & L. Jacobs (Eds.). Parent-Focused Child Therapy. New York, NY: Jason Aronson.


Refereed Articles

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Ionas Sapountzis (2012), Creating Continuities and Reversing Perspectives: Psychodynamic Contributions in School Psychology. Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 11, 177-189.

Ionas Sapountzis (2009), Revisiting Searles' paper "the patient as a therapist to the therapist:" The Analyst's personal in the interpersonal. Psychoanalytic Review, 96(4), 579-598.

Ionas Sapountzis (2006), Sisyphus Revisited: Psychoanalysis and the Quest for Meaning in a Manic World. International Journal of the Humanities, 2(3), p. 1841-1846.

Ionas Sapountzis (2006), The Scarred Rapper and the Poems of Always. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 4(2), p. 147-166..

Ionas Sapountzis (2005), Tales of estrangement and transformation: Cal(lie), Christopher and the parental gaze. Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 4(3), p. 331-349.

Ionas Sapountzis (2005), From the crumbs of a cookie: The poetics of the subjective in the psychoanalytic encounter. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 2(2), p. 75-91.

Ionas Sapountzis (2004), Alone in the darkness of the night. Psychotherapy with children in states of nonexistence. Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 3(1), p. 64-81.

Ionas Sapountzis (2000), Runways, control towers and squiggles: The creation of shared moments in the treatment of children in states psychic retreat. Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, 1(1), p. 115-133.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Ionas Sapountzis (2012, May). Case discussant. St. Mary's Hospital, Syosset,, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2011, May). Case discussant. St. Mary's Hospital, Syosset, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2011, January). On Supervision. St. Mary's Hospital, Syosset, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2010, October). On Supervision. St. Mary's Hospital, Syosset, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2009, May). Case Discussant. St. Mary's Hospital.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Ionas Sapountzis (2013). The Failure to Understand as a Transitional Space. In Institute of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - ICAPP. Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Ionas Sapountzis (2013). Not measuring Up; The Trauma of Feeling not "Good-Enough.". In Gunawirra Conference. Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Ionas Sapountzis (2013). From Alien States to Shared Experiences: Getting to Know Oneself and Others through Dreams. In Open House Conference for professionals working with children and adulyts with autism. Alumni House, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2012). On intersubjective firsts in the analytic third: Connecting with self and other. In Joint International Conference of Psychoanalysis. Auckland, New Zealand.

Ionas Sapountzis (2010). The Failure to Understand as a Transitional Experience. In Joint International Conference of Psychoanalysis. Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Ionas Sapountzis (2010). “A Joy to be Hidden,” Disaster not to Evoke. Or the case of he Little Girl and the Monk. In IPI conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

Ionas Sapountzis with Jill Bellinson (2009). If I need to win, do I have to lose? Engaging children who play board games in therapy and tolerating their need to win at all costs. In Postgraduate Program Workshop. Adelphi University.

Ionas Sapountzis (2008). “Tell me How to Bear Myself:” The Case of a Self-Persecutory Woman. In Joint International Conference of Psychoanalysis. Vancouver, Canada.

Ionas Sapountzis (2005). The Scarred Rapper and the Poems of Always. In Joint International Conference of Psychoanalysis. Cape Town, South Africa.

Ionas Sapountzis (2005). Revisiting Searles’ Paper “The Patient as a Therapist to the Therapist”: Experiencing the Unknown and the Personal in the Therapeutic Exchange. In APA 25th Annual Meeting of Division 39. New York, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2003). On Sudden Endings, Broken Experiences and Personal Realizations. In Joint International Conference of Psychoanalysis. Dublin, Ireland.

Ionas Sapountzis (2002). The Familiar Strangeness of Being: Feeling Estranged and Dissatisfied with Self and World. In Division 39, APA conference. New York, NY.

Ionas Sapountzis (2001). Poetic moments in therapy: The language of subjective experience. In Division 39, APA conference. Santa Fe, NM.