Dr. Judith Kay Nelson, MSW, PhD ’79, has authored a chapter in the book When Therapists Cry: Reflections on Therapists’ Tears in Therapy edited by Amy Blume-Marcovici, published by Routelodge in 2016. Dr. Blume-Marcovici asked Dr. Nelson to contribute a chapter because the book was inspired by reading the chapter on therapists crying in Dr. Nelson’s book, Seeing Through Tears: Crying and Attachment, published by Routelodge in 2006. That book grew out of Judith Nelson’s dissertation at The Sanville Institute.
Norman M. Sohn, Ph.D., LCSW on the Centennial celebration of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Social Sciences of Case Western Reserve University has been named a “Distinguished Alumnus, which is the highest honor granted to an alumnus who has demonstrated extraordinary professional success and achievement over the span of his/her entire career”.
Dr. Susan Spiegel, ’01 and core faculty member of The Sanville Institute is the Coordinator of the Adolescent and Child Treatment Program at the Maple Center. Recent presentations include participation on a panel entitled When Spouses Stray offered at the NMCOP conference in Chicago in March 2007 and at the COP conference in Los Angeles in November 2007. (AAPCSW). She also teaches at the Reiss-Davis Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program. She recently presented a Child Development and Psychotherapy PsyD program on Trauma Treatment with Adolescents.
Silvio Machado, PhD, core faculty member of The Sanville Institute has a new publication: Machado, S. (2015), “Faith, family, and coming out: Andrew’s Poem.” Journal of Poetry Therapy. He earned his MA in 2015 in Jungian/Archetypal psychotherapy from Sonoman State University. In 2016, he joined adjunct faculty at Saybrook University in their conseling proram and in the department of Psychotherapy at Sonoma State University.
La Shonda Coleman, a Sanville doctoral student, moderated a panel discussion at the Broad Stage Theater in Santa Monica, CA following the screening of “The Hunting Ground” – a powerful documentary film on college campus sexual assault and how college institutions have mishandled sexual assault complaints. La Shonda will moderate the panel that will include/feature Emmy Award wining film director Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick, along with campus administrators and student activists.
Dr. Kristen Zaleski, ’13, “Can we engineer humans to have more empathy?” Sanville alum has led a study at USC School of Social Work, regarding this concept. Click here for more information. She also published her paper “Alice In Wonderland: Exploring the experience of female service members with a pregnancy resulting from rape” in the Journal of Social Work in Mental Health. Alice in Wonderland Publication.
Terri Rubinstein, MFT, Sanville doctoral student, has an article published in Clinical Social Work Journal: “Relational Theory: A Refuge and Compass.” Clinical Social Work Journal, 43(4). DOI:10.1007/S10615-015-0523-8.
Samoan Barish, DSW, former Dean of The Sanville Institute and core faculty member will be receiving The Lifetime Achievement Award on March 14, 2015 at the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work conference in Durham, North Carolina. She was re-elected to the board of the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education as well as Chair of Awards and is president of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (APPCSW) (formerly NMCOP) and a board member of the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education.
Geri Goldmann, LCSW, Sanville doctoral student will be participating in the same conference as a panelist on Harry Stack Sullivan and The Interpersonal Model: Theory and Practice.
Judith R. Schore, PhD ’83, Associate Dean and core faculty member of The Sanville Institute, presented on a panel with Allan N. Schore to Association of Family and Conciliation Courts at their annual meeting in Chicago. They presented the neurobiology of the first 2 years and the importance of a primary caregiver for the baby’s brain development and secure attachment. She co-authored an article with Dr. Allan N. Schore, to be published in the March 2008 issue of the Clinical Social Work Journal, entitled Modern Attachment Theory: The Central Role of Affect Regulation in Development and Treatment.
Steven Zemmelman, MSW, PhD ’01, core faculty member of The Sanville Institute, paper “A Northern Journey: Spirit of the Bear, Soul of a Man” was published in May in Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche. 6(2). Jung Journal is peer-reviewed and published by the University of California Press. His paper “Four Perspectives on Jung and Freud: An Introduction” will appear in the September Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche. 6(3). He co-edited this special issue edition of the Journal with Dyane Sherwood. In February 2012, he was promoted in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry from Assistant Clinical Professor to Associate Clinical Professor. And May 1, Dr. Zemmelman was elected Chair of the Extended Education Committee at the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco.
Dr. Nancy Neufeld Silva, ’06 and Karen Mitchell, LCSW will be teaching a six-unit workshop on the nature of language and how a holistic approach to it can enhance clinical practice. October 2, 2009 in Modesto and October 17, 2009 in Turlock.
Dr. Joan Dasteel, ’78 was recently appointed as lecturer in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in recognition of her work in teaching in the Doctoring 2 program.
Dr. Tanya Moradians, ’81, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA has been given an Honorary Status with that department. This distinguished status is seldom given to non-medical professionals. Dr. Moradians taught Group Psychotherapy (both theoretical and experiential) as well as family systems to the psychiatric residents, psychiatric nurses, social work students, and other allied staff during her 19 years with the department.
Dr. Elaine Leader, ’81 received the California Association of Nonprofits’ Excellence in Leadership Award on October 25th, 2007at the CAN Annual Conference held in Los Angeles. Dr. Leader received the news of the Award on her 80th birthday which was celebrated on October 21st at Yamashiro Restaurant in Hollywood by friends and supporters of TEEN LINE, of which she is Co-founder and Executive Director.
Dr. Irene Harwood, ’83 together with Malcolm Pines, has edited a book titled SELF EXPERIENCES IN GROUP: INTERSUBJECTIVE AND SELF PSYCHOLOGICAL PATHWAYS TO HUMAN UNDERSTANDING (International Library of Group Analysis, 4). She is on the editorial board of ISSUES, the group journal of the New York Postgraduate Center.
Dr. Elinor Grayer, ’81 An article “The Case of ‘A'” was published in the Spring 2005 issue of Clinical Social Work Journal. Her recent presentations, courses, and seminars include: “The Process of Aging Therapists: Older Clients or Younger Clients,” The American Group Psychotherapy Association in San Francisco, February 2006; Group Therapy at the Threshold Conference in Belfast, Ireland, August 2005; “Therapists’ Use of Improvizational Acting in Group Psychotherapy,” The Canadian Group Psychotherapy Association in Vancouver, B.C., November 2005 ; and Group Psychotherapy course, The Wright Institute, Los Angeles
Dr. Priscilla Fleischer, ’04 was part of a panel presentation at United Nations Headquarters in New York in March 2007 to the Commission on the Status of Women. Dr. Fleischer’s paper, “When I was a Girl,” focused on working with women who have dissociative disorders subsequent to having been severely abused as girls. This panel was sponsored by anthropologist Dana Raphael, PhD, Director of the Human Lactation Research Center in Westport, CT.
Dr. Whitney van Nouhuys, ’05 was recently selected to be a supervisor in the Training Program of The Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley.
Lynn Rosenfield, LCSW, Sanville doctoral student is pleased to announce that her article “Web-Based Supervisor Training: Real Relationships in Cyberspace” has been published in a special issue on supervision of the Smith College studies in Social Work, 82:216-229-2012. This article also has been accepted as a paper to be presented at the AAPCSW conference next March, 2013, in Durham, North Carolina.
Jill Horowitz, LCSW, BCD, Sanville doctoral student was promoted fro Assistant Clinical Professor to Associate Clinical Professor at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, UCSF. Before taking a 2012-2013 hiatus, she had been teaching two case conferences for 3rd year psychiatry residents. Jill is also a supervisor and personal analyst at PINC. (Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California)
Sanville faculty members recognized by the National Academies of Practices as Distinguished Scholars: Dr. Judith Kay Nelson, Dean, and Dr. Samoan Barish, former Dean and current faculty member, were inducted into the National Academy of Practice in Social Work in a ceremony in Washington, DC on November 3, 2007 as Distinguished Scholars who have made significant contributions to the field of Social Work. Other members of this august, elite body associated with The Sanville Institute include Ellen G. Ruderman, PhD, PsyD; Jean B. Sanville, MSW, PhD; and Chester F. Villalba, MSW, LLD.
Dr. Sylvia Sussman is providing research consultation to the Sanville Institute Board of Trustees’s project on the lives of prominent clinical social workers. In 2015, she completed her manuscript, “A Conceptual Guide to Social Research.”
Dr. Mary Coombs’ publications include: Austin, M., Coombs, M.M., Barr, B. (2006). Community-centered clinical practice: Is the integration of micro and macro social work practice possible? Manuscript accepted for publication in Journal of Community Practice. Castonquay, L., Holtforth, M., Coombs, M.M., Beberman, R., Kakouros, A., Boswell, J., Reid, J.J., Jones, E.E. (2006). Relationship factors in treating dysphoric disorders. In Louis Castonguay and Larry Beutler (Eds.) Principles of therapeutic change that work (pp. 65-81). NY: Oxford University Press.