Norman Sohn MSW, PhD, ’79 presented his paper The Therapist in a Straightjacket: A Patient’s Need to Control at the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW), national conference entitled Mind and Milieu: from the consulting room to the community and back, Baltimore, MA , March 23-26. On the centennial celebration of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Social Sciences of Case Western Reserve University, Norman Sohn was 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”.
Mario Starc, MSW, PhD, 09, Dean Emeritus served as the Panel Chair and Moderator for a panel of graduate faculty addressing issues in education entitled Reveille for Radicals: Advocating for Psychotherapy in Graduate Education at the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW), national conference entitled Mind and Milieu: from the consulting room to the community and back, Baltimore, MA , March 23-26. He also had his article “Ethics and the Ethical Attitude” published in the Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, Winter 2017, V. 11, #1, pp. 47-52.
Steve Zemmelman, MSW, PhD, Faculty, had his article “Just This Side of the Edge: Clinical Perspectives in the Face of Serious Illness and Death of the Analyst”, published in the Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, Winter 2017, V. 11, #1, pp. 35-46.
Judith Kay Nelson, MSW, PhD ’79, Faculty, 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.
Susan Spiegel, LCSW, PhD, ’01, Faculty, 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, Faculty, 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.
Sylvia Sussman, PhD 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.”
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.
Kristen Zaleski, PhD, ’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, PhD, Dean Emeritus, Faculty, receieved 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.
Joan Dasteel, PhD, ’78 was appointed as lecturer in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in recognition of her work in teaching in the Doctoring 2 program.
Tanya Moradians, PhD, ’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.
Irene Harwood, PhD, ’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.
Whitney van Nouhuys, PhD, ’05 was selected to be a supervisor in the Training Program of The Psychotherapy Institute in Berkeley.