ROOM 10.18 Contributors

  • C. Jama Adams, PhD, is associate professor in the department of Africana studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). His most recent book, Africana Peoples in China: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration Experiences, Identity, and Precarious Employment, was published by Routledge in 2018.
  • Delia Battin, LCSW, is a training and supervising analyst at the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS), a fellow of the International Psychoanalytic Association (FIPA), a member of IPTAR and of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine, and on the faculty of IPTAR and the CFS. She practices in New York City. She has previously published articles on screen memories, play, the golden section, grief, and clinical psychoanalysis.
  • Joseph A. Cancelmo, PsyD, FIPA, is former president, training and supervising analyst and faculty of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), and a Fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA). He currently serves as co-chair of the Gould Center for Psychoanalytic Organizational Study and Consultation. He is a co-author of Child Care for Love or Money?, co-editor of Terrorism and the Psychoanalytic Space and The Selected Papers of Allan Frosch (in press), and has published articles on application of Winnicott’s and Bion’s ideas to clinical process. He maintains a private practice in New York City with adolescents, adults, couples, and psychoanalytic consultation to executives and organizations.
  • Coline Covington, Ph.D., is a training analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology and the British Psychotherapy Foundation and former chair of the British Psychoanalytic Council. She is a fellow of International Dialogue Initiative (IDI), a think tank created to apply psychoanalytic concepts to understanding political conflict. She has written extensively on psychoanalysis and society, most recently Everyday Evils: A Psychoanalytic View of Evil and Morality (Routledge, 2016). She is in private practice in London. Her new book, For Goodness Sake: Bravery, Patriotism and Identity, will be published by Phoenix Publishing House in 2020.
  • Michael Diamond, PhD, is professor emeritus of public affairs and organization studies, University of Missouri, Columbia. He is an organizational consultant and author of Discovering Organizational Identity (University of Missouri Press, 2017) and is currently a faculty and steering committee member of The Gould Center for Psychoanalytic Organizational Study and Consultation at IPTAR.
  • Carolyn S. Ellman, Ph.D., is a fellow at IPTAR and co-editor of several books: The Modern Freudians: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Technique (Jason Aronson,1998); Omnipotent Fantasies and the Vulnerable Self: A New Freudian Synthesis (Jason Aronson, 1997); A New Freudian Synthesis: Clinical Process in the Next Generation (Karnac, 2011). She has also written extensively on envy, particularly among women.
  • Lama Z. Khouri, LCSW, is executive director and founder of Circle OASIS, a not-for-profit serving Arab immigrant and refugee school-aged children and their families. She is a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor at the Arab American Family Support Center and has a private practice in New York City. Prior to psychoanalysis, Khouri maintained a fourteen-year career at the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, where she was a political affairs officer. http://www.lamakhouri.com/publications/
  • Eugene Mahon, MD, is training and supervising psychoanalyst at Columbia Psychoanalytic Center for Training and Research. He has published three books—A Psychoanalytic Odyssey, Rensal the Redbit, and Boneshop of the Heart—and numerous articles on psychoanalysis. He practices in New York City.
  • Rachel Neve-Midbar, MFA, is the author (under the name Heimowitz) of the chapbook  What the Light Reveals (Tebot Bach Press, 2014). Her work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Spillway, Prairie Schooner, and Georgia Review. She was recently a finalist for the COR Richard Peterson Prize, winner of the Passenger Prize, and she has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Rachel completed her MFA at Pacific University in 2015 and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California.
  • Aneta Stojnić, PhD, is a candidate in IPTAR’s Respecialization and CAP Programs and a theoretician, curator, artist, and professor of performance and media theory. She has published three books and numerous essays and academic papers. Her latest book is Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility and Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2018).
  • Elizabeth Trawick, MD, is a psychoanalyst practicing in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Isaac Tylim, PsyD, FIPA, is an IPTAR Fellow, IPA training and supervising analyst, member of the Argentina Psychoanalytic Association, and a clinical professor, training analyst and consultant at NYU’s postdoctoral program in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, where he co-founded the Trauma and Disaster Specialization Program. For the last five years, he has been involved in the theatrical dramatization of Freud and Ferenczi’s thirty-year correspondence, which is being presented internationally. He is a co-editor of Reconsidering the Moveable Frame in Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2018) and maintains a multilingual private practice in New York City.
  • Kaja Weeks is a poet and essayist who often writes of music and healing. In addition to being a graduate of New Directions: Writing with a Psychoanalytic Edge, Weeks maintains a career as a clinic-based developmental music educator, which integrates the work of Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder. When young children’s ability to engage and grasp verbal language is compromised, she harnesses the power of vocalizations and relational rhythms to elicit communicative interaction.

ROOM 6.18 Contributors

  • Sheldon Bach, PhD, is an adjunct clinical professor of psychology at the NYU postdoctoral program for psychoanalysis, a training and supervising analyst at the Contemporary Freudian Society and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and a fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association. He is the author of several books on psychoanalysis and of many papers, some of which have been collected in Chimeras and Other Writings: Selected Papers of Sheldon Bach. He is in private practice and teaches in New York City.
  • Phyllis Beren, PhD, is a past president of IPTAR, a fellow and faculty member and director of the IPTAR Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program. She is editor of the book Narcissistic Disorders in Children and Adolescents and has written papers about child, adolescent, and adult treatment. She is currently writing a memoir.
  • Lorenzo Figallo Calzadilla, PhD, is a sociologist and teacher with a clinical background in the fields of Alzheimer’s, neuro-cognitive rehabilitation, and geriatrics. Calzadilla participates and speaks at community and corporate social responsibility programs. As an artist, Lorenzo works in clay. Known as “Raical” and “Sernelo,” Lorenzo and his mother, Rhaiza Calzadilla, have created “Los Caminos del Barro” (The Paths of Mud).
  • Dorothea (Thea) Crites, MDiv, LMFT, has practiced as a pastoral psychotherapist and marriage and family therapist for thirty-five years, in private practice on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for the past twenty. She’s an ordained United Methodist minister and recent graduate of New Directions writing program.
  • Roberto Echeto teaches at the Institute of Creativity and Communication (ICREA) and at the Andrés Bello Catholic University. Echeto has published three books of stories (Liquid Tales, Galante Breviary, and The Classic Machine), a novel (There Will be No End), and two essays, 70 Years of Humor in Venezuela and Elementary Maneuver, which won the Transgender Contest of the Foundation for the Urban Culture in 2015 (Venezuela). He has produced radio shows and collaborated in magazines and newspapers. He publishes essays and short stories in his blog (Spanish): http://robertoecheto.blogspot.com/
  • Federico Parra is a photojournalist who studied photography at Roberto Mata’s Photography School and at the Nelson Garrido Organization Photography School. Parra covers breaking news, politics, and sports for the Agence France Presse based in Caracas. His photographs have been published by Time, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Le Monde, and the Guardian.
  • Sylvia Flescher is a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst and the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. Her paper “Googling for Ghosts” grew out of her long-standing participation in New Directions and was published in the Psychoanalytic Review. In it, she describes the powerful effect on her of her mother, Anna, being honored at Yad Vashem as a Righteous Among the Nations.
  • William W. Harris, PhD, is chairman of Children’s Research and Education Institute.He is a child advocate who works with policy makers on efforts to increase the government’s investments in low-income young children and families.
  • Gabriel Heller’s writing has appeared in many literary publications, including The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Electric Literature, the Gettysburg Review, and the Sun. He is the recipient of the Fourteenth Annual Inkwell Short Story Award and a Special Mention in the 2018 Pushcart Prize Anthology. He teaches writing at NYU and is a respecialization candidate in psychoanalysis at IPTAR.
  • Leah Lipton, LCSW, is a psychoanalyst and collage artist in New York City. She is a supervisor at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) and a faculty member at ICP and the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center (PPSC).
  • Juan Mariño is an emerging artist born in Valencia-Venezuela in 1987. Marino attended the Arturo Michelena Art Center located in Caracas. Now, Mariño lives and works in Valencia, where he continues his exploration in painting and ceramics.
  • Laureen Park, PhD, is an associate professor at City Tech, CUNY. Her research applies phenomenological approaches to analyzing empirical problems such as conflict, interdisciplinarity, and narcissism. Her essay “Self Respect in the Light of Narcissism,” in Identity and Self-Respect, edited by Istvan Bujalos (Debrecen: University of Debrecen Publishers, 2013) was the inspiration for Shapira’s “Chunhyung.”
  • Ittai Shapira is a soloist, composer, and curator who has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and China, at venues ranging from the Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Louvre Auditorium to the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. He is the founder and artistic director of Sound Potential, an organization dedicated to medical, educational, and societal healing through music and a consultant for Weill Cornell’s Music and Medicine Program. Websites: www.ittaishapira.com | www.soundpotential.org
  • Special thanks to Carlos Padrón, PhD, for his contribution introducing Cuatro Por Venezuela non-profit. Website: www.cuatroporvenezuela.org

ROOM 2.18 Contributors

  • Natalie Korytnyk Forrester, PhD is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Washington, DC. She is an alumni at Washington Psychoanalytic Program New Directions in Writing and Psychoanalysis and is affiliated with the George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine. Website: www.DrNatalieK.com

  • Margaret Fulton, PhD, ABPP, LP is a member of the Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (MPSI) and the Psychoanalytic Center of California (PCC). She is on the faculty of MPSI and Past-President of the Society. Margaret also served on the Minnesota Board of Psychology for five years and she has a private practice in psychoanalysis in Minneapolis, MN.

  • Richard B. Grose has a PhD in Russian Studies from University of Chicago. He is an advanced candidate at IPTAR, an editor on ROOM’s editorial board and co-chair of the ROOM Roundtable. He has a private practice in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in Manhattan.

  • Stefanie Hofer is an Assistant Professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at Virginia Tech. She has published on contemporary German literature and cinematic depictions of Germany’s struggle to come to term with Nazi atrocities and left-wing terrorism. Her current research focuses on the role of autobiographical narratives in post-traumatic healing.

  • Ann E. Kaplan, MA is an economist and writer. She is a vice president at the Council for Aid to Education (CAE), a New York City based nonprofit that measures education outcomes. She has studied charitable giving for 25 years.

  • Young-Ran Kim, PhD is a Korean Candidate at IPTAR in the Adult Psychoanalytic Program and the Child Adolescent Psychotherapy Program (CAP). She received an MA in philosophy from Ewha Woman’s University, and a MA in clinical psychology from the Catholic University of Korea. She holds a doctorate in psychology from the Catholic University of Korea in Seoul and has lectured and researched on abnormal psychology, DSM-5 revisions, dimensional and categorical diagnostic system, and classification of personality disorders.

  • Betty Teng, MFA, LMSW is a trauma therapist who is in psychoanalytic training and practices at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) in Manhattan. She is a contributor to the recent book The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump and a screenwriter and editor whose credits include films by Ang Lee, Robert Altman and Mike Nichols.

  • Sara Mansfield Taber is the author of Born Under an Assumed Name: The Memoir of a Cold War Spy’s Daughter, as well as essays, social commentary, and literary journalism. A psychologist and social worker, she has taught creative nonfiction writing for twenty years. Chance Particulars: A Writers Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,Memoirists,Novelists,Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and other Notetakers and Recorders of Life will be published May 2018. More about her at: www.sarataber.comwww.sarataberwritingservices.com

  • Diane Seuss’s most recent collection, Four-Legged Girl, was published in 2015 by Graywolf Press and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open (2010) won the Juniper Prize and was published in 2010. Her fourth collection, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in May 2018. Recent poems have appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, and The New Yorker. Seuss was raised in rural southwest Michigan. ‘Still Life With Dictator’ originally appeared in Crab Creek Review.

  • Francesca Schwartz, PhD merges psychoanalysis with her background in the performing and fine arts. She is on faculty at IPTAR and has private practice in New York where she specializes in treating emerging artists. Pieces from her Series 1 will appear in the CLIO Art Fair, NYC, March 2018.

     

ROOM 9.17 Contributors

  • Coline Covington Ph.D., is a Training Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology and the British Psychotherapy Foundation and former Chair of the British Psychoanalytic Council. She is a Fellow of International Dialogue Initiative (IDI), a think tank formed by Prof. Vamik Volkan, Lord Alderdice and Dr. Robi Friedman to apply psychoanalytic concepts in understanding political conflict. She has written extensively on psychoanalysis and society, most recently Everyday Evils: A Psychoanalytic View of Evil and Morality (Routledge, 2016). She is in private practice in London.

  • Enrique Enriquez is a New York-based Venezuelan poet and artist. His work with the Marseilles Tarot breaks new ground intellectually and artistically.

  • Jeri Isaacson, Ph.D., is an Associate Member of IPTAR. She is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist practicing in Montclair, New Jersey.

  • Joanna Goodman Ph.D., is an artist, photographer and a Training and Supervising

    Psychoanalyst at the Seattle Psychoanalytic Society where she on the faculty. She treats adults and children in private practice in Seattle.

  • Brian Kloppenberg FIPA, teaches at IPTAR, NPAP and SVA. At IPTAR, he chairs the Faculty  and Curriculum Committee and IPTAR-Q. His essays appear in JAPA, Psychoanalytic Psychology and The Undecidable Unconscious.

  • Eugene Mahon M.D., is a Training and Supervising psychoanalyst at Columbia Psychoanalytic. His articles have been published widely in major psychoanalytic journals. His books include A Psychoanalytic Odyssey: Painted Guinea Pigs, Dreams, and Other Realities (Karnac, 2014), Rensel the Redbit: A Psychoanalytic Fairy Tale (Karnac,2015) and a volume of poetry, Bone Shop of the Heart (IPBooks, 2017).

  • Ellen Marakowitz, Ph.D., is a Member of IPTAR. She is on faculty at IPTAR and at Columbia University where she is director of the MA Program in Anthropology. She is in private practice in New York.

  • Jared Russell Ph.D., is an analyst in private practice in NYC. He is a member, clinical supervisor, and on faculty at IPTAR and NPAP. He is Managing Editor of The Undecidable Unconscious: A Journal of Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis (U. of Nebraska Press). He is the author of Nietszche and the Clinic: Psychoanalysis , Philosophy, Metaphysics. (Karnac, 2016).

  • Diana Schmertz is an artist and educator. She has received grants and awards from organizations such as the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Aljira Emerge Fellowship program, and the Drawing Center and has participated in residencies in Russia, Europe and the U.S. Her work has been shown at Garis & Hahn and Columbia University in New York City, the International Museum of Women, San Francisco and Galería Nacional, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In addition, Schmertz has made public art supported by grants. Currently, she is in a two-person exhibition, Soma, at Muriel  Guépin Gallery LES, NYC and in a group show at Center for Book Arts, Chelsea NYC.

  • Diane Seuss is a poet whose most recent collection, Four-Legged Girl (Graywolf Press, 2015) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her second book, Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, (U. of Ma. Press, 2010) won the Juniper Prize. Her fourth collection, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in May 2018. She has published widely in literary magazines including Poetry, The Iowa Review, and The New Yorker. Diane lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

  • Sarah Valeri is an art therapist working with children with visual impairments and diverse developmental experiences, as well child survivors of trauma. She is a Candidate in the IPTAR’s Child Analytic Program (CAP). Sarah is an internationally exhibiting artist.

ROOM 5.17 Contributors

  • C. Jama Adams is Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY. He is currently working on a book about the psychological adjustment strategies of Africana workers in China.

  • Sheldon Bach is a Training and Supervising Analyst and on faculty at IPTAR, He has written five books on psychoanalysis, most recently “Chimeras and Other Writings: Selected Papers of Sheldon Bach” (IP Books, 2016).

  • Violette Bule uses photographic and mix-media projects to highlight complex social problems as a means for social change. She has exhibited in contemporary art museums and fairs in Tokyo, Caracas, Paris, London, Hong Kong, Miami, NYC, and Basel. In 2014 she was awarded the Cisneros Foundation grant. Bule won first place in the 18th edition of Jóvenes Con Fia 2015, Caracas, Venezuela.

  • Ani Buk is a Training Analyst and on Faculty at the Contemporary Freudian Society and the Graduate Art Therapy Program of New York University, as well as the Kint Institute, a post-graduate program focused on the use of the creative arts therapies to treat traumatized populations.

  • Richard Grose i s an advanced candidate at IPTAR. He has private practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in New York City and was editor of the Round Robin (2013-2017).

  • Susan Katz is a photographer, writer, and psychotherapist in private practice in NYC, NY.

  • Joan V. Liebermann is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Washington, DC and a clinical faculty member at the GeorgeWashington University School of Medicine.

  • Carlos Padrón is a licensed psychoanalyst and an advanced candidate at IPTAR’S adul t psychoanalytic program. He has written on the intersections between philosophy, psychoanalysis and literature. He hails f rom Venezuela.

  • Arlene Richards is a training and supervising analyst at IPTAR and poet. Her most recent book is Myths of Mighty Women. (Karnac 2015).

  • Jared Russell is a psychoanalyst and on faculty at IPTAR. His most recent book is Nietzsche and the Clinic (Karnac 2016).

  • Audrey Siegel is an analyst emeritus at IPTAR, a photographer, and was the first co-director IPTAR’s Clinical Center from 1992-2000.

  • Rona Silverton is a psychoanalyst, a member of IPTAR and a watercolor artist.

ROOM 2.17 Contributors

  • Gila Ashtor is a Candidate in IPTAR’s child and adult psychoanalytic programs. She holds a doctorate in literature and philosophy.

  • Joseph Cancelmo i s a Training and Supervising psychoanalyst and Chair, The L.J. Gould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies at IPTAR.

  • Elizabeth Evert is the Co-Director of IPTAR’s Clinical Center and on faculty at IPTAR.

  • Janet Fisher is a Training and Supervising psychoanalyst and on faculty at IPTAR.

  • Jane Lazarre is the author of Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of B lack Sons. Her for thcoming memoir The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter is in press at Duke U. Press. She is on the guest faculty at IPTAR.

  • Eugene Mahon is a Training and Supervising psychoanalyst at Columbia Psychoanalytic. His for thcoming volume of poet r y BONE SHOP OF THE HEART is in press with IPBooks.

  • Otto-Werner Mueller (1926-2016). Professor of conducting at the Curtis Institute of Music, Julliard School of Music, and Yale School of Music. Music director of the Yale Philharmonic.

  • Hattie Myers is a Training and Supervising psychoanalyst at IPTAR.

  • ROOM 2.17 would also like to acknowledge the editorial guidance of Sonal Soni, Odile Hullot-Kantor, Karen Berntsen and the support of the IPTAR Board of Directors.

  • Mafe Izaguirre is a New York-based Venezuelan visual artist, a graphic designer with twenty years of experience developing brand platforms, and an educator whose research focusses on the conceptual image of the mind in new media. For the last seven years she has led the strategic advisory firm, Simple7 Design Lab, managing marketing and outreach for brands. In 2016, Izaguirre moved to New York to pursue her research developing “machines that can feel” and to explore the creation of artifacts that mimic human senses and consciousness. She is currently an artist member of Fat Cat Fab Lab, the Long Island City Artist Association (LICA), a tech mentor at Mouse Inc, and the Bronx based non-profit DreamYard Project. In 2017, in collaboration with members of the IPTAR community, Izaguirre created ROOM. Website: www.mafeizaguirre.com