Our Administration

About Our Administration

Council of Fellows

Miri Abramis, Ph.D.
Toni Andrews, Ph.D.
Seth Aronson, Ph.D.
Max Belkin, Ph.D.
Lori Bohm, Ph.D. (Chair)
Susan Fabrick, M.A., L.C.S.W.
Cynthia Field, Ph.D.
Judith Goldberg, Ph.D.
Evelyn Hartman, Ph.D.
Ruth Imber, Ph.D.
David E. Koch, Ph.D.
Sharon Kofman, Ph.D.
Susan Kolod, Ph.D.
Helen Quinones, Ph.D.
Marcelo Rubin, Ph.D.
Alice Sohn, Ph.D.
Cleonie V. White, Ph.D.
Stefan Zicht, Ph.D.

Emeritus Fellows:
Anna M Antonovsky, Ph.D.
Mark Blechner, Ph.D.
Lawrence Brown, Ph.D.
Ruth Imber, Ph.D.
Janet Jeppson, MD (Deceased)
Jay S. Kwawer, Ph.D.
Edgar A. Levenson, M.D.
Carola Mann, Ph.D. (Deceased)
Dale Ortmeyer, Ph.D.
Miltiades Zaphiropoulos, M.D. (Deceased)

Board of Trustees

Lucy Bruell

Member of the Board since 2020. Lucy Bruell is a journalist and filmmaker. Her documentary Oli Otya? Life and Loss Rural Uganda was an official selection at the 2020 Sedona International Film Festival. She is an Instructor in the Department of Medicine and the Associate Director of the Professional and Humanistic Aspects of Medical Education program at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Kenneth Eisold, Ph.D.

Member of the Board since 2018. Dr. Eisold is Past President of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations, is a practicing psychoanalyst as well as an executive coach and organizational consultant. He is a graduate of the Institute’s Program in Psychoanalysis.
(ex officio)

Elizabeth Krimendahl, Psy.D.

Member of the Board since 2021. Dr. Krimendahl is Executive Director of the Institute, past Director of Clinical Services, and faculty, Training and Supervising Analyst.

Mary B. McRae, Ed.D. President

Mary B. McRae, Ed.D, is a psychologist in private practice. She also does coaching for managers and executives. She is a retired professor of Applied Psychology, New York University. Her scholarship involves a psychoanalytic and systemic study of authority and leadership in groups and organizations with a focus on issues of difference such as race, ethnicity, gender, culture, social class, and sexual identity.

Ken Banta

Member of the Board since 2020. Founder and Principal of the Vanguard Group, which supports senior executives as they build high-performance organizations and take their leadership, and their teams, to higher levels. Vanguard helps top leaders develop a meaningful sense of purpose and culture that will deliver results for their organization—and catalyze change when needed.
Vice President

Andrew Gerber, MD, Ph.D.

Member of the Board since 2020. Dr. Gerber is President and Medical Director of Silver Hill Hospital, an independent, not-for-profit psychiatric hospital that has been a standout among the top psychiatric hospitals in this country since its founding in 1931. He is a graduate of the Harvard Medical School and completed a NIMH-sponsored Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University. He is Associate Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine/Child Study Center; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center; and Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at University of Massachusetts/Amherst.

Tom Hennes

Member of the Board since 2020. Mr. Hennes founded Thinc Design in 1992 as an extension of a successful practice in theatre design. Over the last 25 years the firm has evolved into a dynamic and multi-disciplinary studio able to see projects through diverse lenses.

Lenore Katkin, M.D.

Member of the Board since 1989. Dr. Katkin is a pediatrician who has served on governing boards of many major hospitals and medical centers.

Marylou Lionells, Ph.D.

Member of the Board since 2018. Dr. Lionells was Director of the Institute from 1992-2000. She is a Training and Supervising Analyst.

Richard Pulik

Member of the Board since 2022. CFO, Roivant Sciences.

Milton L. Williams

Member of the Board since 2022. Partner, Walden Macht & Haran.


Charles C. Harrington, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and Chair Emeritus

Member of the Board since 1978 Professor of Anthropology, Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Margot T. Egan

Honorary Member of the Board since 2004 Psychotherapist; philanthropist

Standing and Other Committees

Division I Training Committee

Seth Aronson, PsyD, Director
Toni Andrews, PhD
Susan Fabrick, M.A., L.C.S.W.
Deborah Fraser, PhD
Evelyn Hartman, PhD
Elizabeth Krimendahl, PsyD
Sharon Kofman, PhD
Emily Kuriloff, PsyD
Robert Langan, PhD
Gilead Nachmani, PhD*
Marcelo Rubin, PhD
Alan Schwartz, M.D.

Division I Curriculum Committee

Jenny Kaufmann, Ph.D., Director
Miri Abramis, PhD
Karen Chuck, JD, LCSW-R
Evelyn Hartman, PhD
Pasqual Pantone, PhD

Division I Committee on Appointments and Promotions

Evelyn Hartman, PhD, Chair
Seth Aronson, PhD

Elizabeth Hegeman, PhD

Ruth Imber, PhD

Jenny Kaufmann, PhD

Ira Moses, PhD

Pascal Suvayre, PhD

Robin Shafran, PhD

Alice Sohn, PhD

CAPTP Executive Committee

Jacqueline Ferraro, D.M.H., Director
Lisa Dubinsky, Psy.D., Co-Director Admissions and Recruitment
Susan Fabrick, L.C.S.W., Director of Training
Robert Gaines, Ph.D., Director of Curriculum
Mara Heiman, L.C.S.W., Co-Director of Admissions Liaison for Externship Program
Stacey Nathan-Virga,Ph.D. , Co-Director of Special Programs
Wendy Panken, L.C.S.W, Co-Director of Special Programs
Susan Rose, Ph.D., Director of the Child and Family Center
Carolyn Sorkin, PhD

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program Training Committee:

Susan Fabrick, M.A., L.C.S.W., Director of Training
Lisa Dubinsky, PsyD, M.S.W.
Robert Gaines, PhD Daniel Gensler Ph.D
Jacqueline Ferraro, D.M.H.
Susan Rose, PhD
Sam Weisman, PhD

Financial Aid Committee

Elizabeth Krimendahl, PsyD, Chair
Esin Egit, PhD
Richard Herman
Suzanne Mallouk, M.D.
Cleonie White, PhD
Kathy White, PhD

Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions Service Steering Committee

Jean Petrucelli, Ph.D., CEDS-S; Co-Founder and Director
Jacqueline Ferraro, D.M.H.
Elizabeth Halsted, PhD
Jill Howard, PhD
Rosa Lim, PhD
Stephanie Roth Goldberg,LCSW, CEDS
Sarah Schoen, PhD.
Janet Tintner, PsyD

Intensive Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program:

Ines McMillan, LP, MSc., Director
Roni-Sue Allen, LMFT, Assistant Director
Miri Abramis, PHD., Outgoing Director
Anna-Rosa Aboitiz, L.C.S.W.
Toni Andrews, PhD
Matthew Frankel, PhD
Karen Genarro, PhD
Carmen Grau, PhD
Jill Howard, PhD
Aries Liao, PhD
Vladan Novakovic, MD
Naomi Snider, PhD, LP
Michelle Stephens, PhD, LP

Outreach and Recruitment:

Tomas Casado-Frankel, MA, LMFT, Director

Technology and Global Learning Committee:

Maria Nardone, PhD, Director
Karen Gennaro, MD
Anton Hart, PhD
Tom Hennes
Gurmeet Kanwal, MD
Elizabeth Krimendahl, PsyD
Vlad Novak, MD
Jean Petrucelli, PhD
Hopeton Shaw, MA
David Solomon
Cleonie White, PhD

Center for Public Mental Health:

Billie Pivnick, PhD, Director

Advanced Social Work Internship Program:

David E. Koch, PhD, LCSW-R, Director
Ana-Rosa Aboitiz, LCSW
Karen Chuck, JD, LCSW-R
Susan Fabrick, LCSW
Rhona Kaplan, LCSW

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