Jayne Haldane, MD, is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles. She is retired from her family practice in Antioch, CA where she was also a member of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group. Dr. Haldane has been board chair of the Ladies Home Society of Oakland and the East Bay Foundation on Aging.
Gabie Berliner, PhD, LCSW, has been a clinical social worker and psychotherapist for 40 years and has been in private practice since her graduation from the Sanville Institute in 1983. Dr. Berliner has served on the oral exam panels for social work licensing in California, and is an active member of the Northern Chapter of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work. She is a member of the Sanville Institute’s Clinical Consulting Faculty. She served for ten years on the board of the Community Music Center in San Francisco, and is a volunteer for senior support services and in kindergarten classes.
Penny Schreiber, MSW, PhD, is a psychotherapist in private practice working with adults and couples. She received her MSW from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and her PhD from the Sanville Institute. Dr. Schreiber has been an adjunct supervisor for social work graduate students at Smith College and a consultant at the Counseling and Psychological Services department of Vaden Health Center at Sanford University.
Marion Woodward, LCSW is retired after practicing over 35 years. She has been a member of the board of a number of organizations, including San Francisco Suicide Prevention, Inc. and the Aquarius Crisis Facility.
Heather S. Duffy, JD, PhD is an internationally known cardiovascular researcher. She received her PhD in neuroscience from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx and her JD, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and intellectual property, from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston. Dr. Duffy has served on the faculty of the Columbia University College of Surgeons and Physicians and the faculty of Harvard Medical School where she was a participant in the Harvard Leadership Program. Her work at Columbia focused on cardiac arrhythmias. In 2012 she founded Creative Innovation Consulting to help small companies identify strengths and develop new programs. She is the author of over 50 publications and is a widely sought-after speaker.
Eliot Schain, MFT is a poet, award-winning high school teacher, and marriage and family therapist. He created the American Studies program at Alhambra High School in Martinez, California where he has taught English and Social Studies for over 25 years. His poems have been published in numerous anthologies and journals, including Ploughshares and the American Poetry Review. He is former program director of the Poetry Society of America, and holds an MFA from Columbia University as well as an MA in counseling psychology from JFK University, where he was student of the year, and a BA in history from the University of California at Berkeley.
Kristen Zaleski, MSW, PhD is the author of Understanding and Treating Military Sexual Trauma (Springer, 2015). She is an internationally known expert on sexual assault, specializing in military sexual trauma and treatment for sexual assault-related PTSD. Her dissertation at the Sanville Institute concerned the trauma of becoming pregnant from a rape during military service. Dr. Zaleski’s research also explores LGBTQ experiences, empathy, mothering, vicarious trauma, and attachment-related trauma through a neurobiological lens. She maintains a private practice in Los Angeles.