Ph.d., Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (1990)
NYS Psychologist 010188
ABPP (Group Psychoanalysis)
Certified Psychoanalyst (1998)
Certified Group Psychoanalyst (2007)
I have been a licensed psychologist for 29 years. In that time I have worked for NYPD Psychological Services, Nassau University Medical Center, Ozanam Hall Nursing Home of Queens, taught doctoral and post doctoral courses at Adelphi University, CW Post and St John’s University. I have maintained an active private practice since licensure and have worked with a wide tandem of populations and diagnostic categories. Please refer to my CV for a detailed accounting of all my professional experiences.
I have been trained as a psychoanalyst and am committed to this method. I believe it to be the most robust and curative of the talking therapies. I also have a commitment to ensuring that psychoanalysis is taught to the new generations that they may continue to advance and adapt it as societal demands change. I consider myself to be a practicing analyst, a teacher, mentor and standard bearer for the profession.
I have taught in the Adult and Group Post Graduate programs at Adelphi University for many years.
In the Adult Program I have taught, Current Controversies in Relational Psychoanalysis
In the Group Program I have taught classes on the British Object Relations School and
conducted an ongoing process group.
At CW Post’s Doctorsl Program I have taught Group Psychoanalysis to 3rd year students.
At St. John’s University Doctoral Program I supervised 2nd year students on their case work.
At Nassau University Medical Center I present in the intern seminar series a course on Object Relations Theory.
I am interested in the psychology of men, symbolization and mentalization, and group
I have been a second author and principal investigator on three doctoral dissertations at City College of New York doctoral program in Physiological Psychology.
I have been a first and second reader on two Post Graduate final papers at Adelphi University.