Kenneth Barish, PhD, is Clinical Professor of Psychology at Weill Medical College, Cornell University. He is also on the faculty of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the William Alanson White Institute Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program. Dr. Barish is the author of Pride and Joy: A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems (Oxford University Press, 2012). Pride and Joy is winner of the 2013 International Book Award (Parenting and Family) and the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award (Home Category). Dr. Barish’s forthcoming book, How To Be A Better Child Therapist: An Integrative Model for Therapeutic Change, will be published by Norton Professional Books in 2018.
Sally Bloom-Feshbach , PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Washington, DC, where she maintains a private practice in individual and couples psychotherapy, supervision, and parent consultation. Dr. Bloom-Feshbach has been an active member of the teaching and supervisory faculty of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis since its inception, and was a featured speaker at its Relational Perspectives Institute. She is on the faculty of the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Georgetown University Center for Psychological Services. Dr. Bloom-Feshbach is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine, where she has focused on teaching medical students to treat the “whole person.” She is co-editor of The Psychology of Separation and Loss, and has written on a range of subjects, including an article on the Middle East, entitled “Getting Oriented: Or, the Only Map that Always Faces the Same Direction is the Map of the Human Heart.” Her current interests center around the development of the self, the co-creation of experience in couples, the integration of relatedness and autonomy in development, and the analyst’s use of self in psychodynamic treatment.
Ken Corbett, PhD, is an assistant professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is the author of “Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities” and “A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior high.”
Justine Kalas Reeves, DPsych trained in child and adolescent psychoanalysis at the Anna Freud Centre in London, qualifying in 2003. In London, she worked in the Toddler Service and Parent Infant Project of the Anna Freud Centre, as well as the Adolescent Unit of the Tavistock Clinic. In Washington, DC, she worked for the Reginald S. Lourie Center, Infants and Toddlers Program, and later was the Director of the Jenny Waelder Hall Center for Children – a psychoanalytic nursery school. In 2014, she completed her adult psychoanalytic training with the Contemporary Freudian Society. Dr. Kalas Reeves has also been in private practice in Woodley Park since 2004. She earned a BA from the University of Chicago; a MSW from the Silberman School of Social Work, and a DPsych from University College London/Anna Freud Centre. Mark Solms and Mary Target supervised her doctoral research on children's dreams. She has written about toddler development, work with parents of adolescents and young adults, and the updated diagnostic profile. She was a member of the Alliance of Psychoanalytic Schools, and at CFS she has worked with Nancy Goodman on integrating child and adult curricula so CFS can train psychoanalysts to treat all ages. She is co-chair of the Faculty Committee and is on the Curriculum Committee.
Kay Long, PhD, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New Haven. She is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Psychiatry Department of the Yale School of Medicine, and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis. In addition to clinical work, she is active in teaching and supervising in the Yale Psychiatry Department and at the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis, where she currently serves on the Education Committee and as Director of the Scholar’s Program. Her current teaching and writing interests involve contemporary Kleinian approaches to therapeutic process and change. She has served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, and is currently a Fellow of the College of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is co-editor (with Penelope Garvey) of The Kleinian Tradition: Evolution of Theory and Practice (Karnac 2018). She co-leads the Melanie Klein Trust-sponsored Rita Frankiel Memorial Fellowship that takes place jointly in New Haven and New York.
Kate Oram, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She sees adults in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and has always specialized in working with children and adolescents and their families. Her interest in development and her experience working with children has profoundly influenced her work. This can be seen in her writings. An early paper, A Transitional Space: Involving Parents in the Play Therapy of Their Children, describes how her understanding of the family system impacts on her treatment of the individual child. A more recent paper based on a panel and co-authored with five NYU colleagues, Collected Stories: Play in Four Acts, focuses on the use of "play" in both adult and child psychotherapy. Dr. Oram is on faculty and works as a consultant in the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and is a member and training analyst at the Contemporary Freudian Society. She is also a clinical adjunct supervisor at Pace University, as well as being involved in pro-bono work in the foster care system as part of her affiliation with The Fostering Connection.
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