Psychoanalytic Society of the
William Alanson White Institute

The Psychoanalytic Society is an organization of graduates of the Institute’s Adult Certificate Program in Psychoanalysis. It is an autonomous entity that shares a complex relationship with the William Alanson White Institute. The Society supports the Institute, contributing to its continued evolution and development in ways that are consistent with the values of our Society.

Mission Statement

The Society exists to benefit Society members professionally within the Society and in the community at large. Its primary purpose is to promote continued education and professional development of its members. An additional purpose is to support the William Alanson White Institute, contributing to its continued evolution and development in ways that are consistent with the values of our Society.

Officers and Liaisons 2022-23

President: Naomi Snider, LLM, LP

Past President: Candela Bonaccorso, PsyD
President-Elect: Stephane Goldsand, MBA
Secretary: Mary Olsen, LCSW
Treasurer: Aries Liao, LCSW, PhD
Liaison Officer (BOT): Jean Petrucelli, PhD
Liaison Officers (COF): Arlene McKay, PhD,
Nancy Freeman-Carroll, PsyD
Sullivan Society Liaison: Bevin Campbell, PsyD

Liaison Officer (from the COF):
Judith Goldberg, PhD 
Committees and Chairs

Contemporary Psychoanalysis:
Susan Fabrick, LCSW & Ruth Livingston, PhD (co-editors)

Jill Bellinson, PhD (chair)

Ad Hoc Scholarship Committee:
Katherine Noordsij, PhD, LCSW (chair)

Ad Hoc Name Change Committee: Candela Bonaccorso, PsyD (chair)

Past Presidents

Clara Thompson, M.D., 1952, deceased

Edward S. Tauber, M.D., 1953, deceased

Janet Rioch Bard, M.D., 1954, deceased

Ralph M. Crowley, M.D., 1955, deceased

Meyer Maskin, M.D., 1956, deceased

Ruth Moulton, M.D., 1957, deceased

Bertram Schaffner, M.D., 1958, deceased

Harry Bone, Ph.D., 1959, deceased

Earl G. Witenberg, M.D. 1960, deceased

Milton Mazer, M.D., 1961

Rose Spiegel, M.D., 1962, deceased

Gerard Chrzanowski, M.D., 1963, deceased

Silvano Arieti, M.D., 1964, deceased

Miltiades Zaphiropoulos, M.D., 1965 deceased

Rollo May, Ph.D., 1966, deceased

Charles Clay Dahlberg, M.D. 1967, deceased

John L. Schimel, M.D., 1968, deceased

Irving Sarnoff, M.D., 1969

Edward M.L. Burchard ,Ph.D,1970, deceased

Edwin Kasin, M.D., 1971, deceased

Sidney S. Goldensohn, M.D., 1972, deceased

Max Deutcher, Ph.D., 1973, deceased

Edward S. Tauber, M .D., 1974, deceased

Louis C. English, M.D., 1975, deceased

Amnon Issacharoff, M.D., 1976

Anna M. Antonovsky, Ph.D., 1977

Myer D. Mendelson, M.D., 1978, deceased

David E. Schecter, M.D., 1979, deceased

Leopold Caligor, Ph.D., 1980, deceased

Lawrence Epstein, Ph.D., 1981, deceased

Leo Kovar, M.D., 1982, deceased

Murray Krim, Ph.D., 1983

Philip M. Bromberg, Ph.D., 1984

Carola H. Mann, Ph.D., 1985

Leah Davidson, M.D., 1986

Arthur Gottdiener, Ph.D., 1987, deceased

Raul I. Ludmer, M.D., 1988

Robert B. Shapiro, Ph.D., 1989

Gloria Friedman, Ph.D., 1990, deceased

Jonas Cohler, Ph.D., 1991, deceased

Sheila Feig Brown, Ph.D., 1992

Nathan Stockhamer, Ph.D., 1993

Richard S. Briggs, Ph.D., 1994

Dale Ortmeyer, Ph.D., 1995

John V. O’Leary, Ph.D., 1996

Allison Stern Rosen, Ph.D., 1997

Robert I. Watson, Jr., Ph.D., 1998

Ruth Szmarag, M.D., 1999

Elizabeth Hegeman, Ph.D., 2000

M. Margit Winckler, Ph.D., 2001

Rebecca Curtis, Ph.D., 2002

Clark Sugg, M.D., 2003

Gurmeet Kanwal, M.D., 2004

Gilead Nachmani, Ph.D., 2005

Clark Sugg, M.D., 2006

Valentina Harrell, Ph.D., 2007

Seth Aronson, Psy.D., 2008

Paul Lippmann, Ph.D., 2009

Seth Aronson, Psy.D., 2010

Lori Bohm, Ph.D., 2011

Karen Marisak, Ph.D., 2012

Suzanne Little, Ph.D., 2013

Nicholas Samstag, Ph.D., 2014

Cleonie White, Ph.D., 2015

Nancy Nereo, Ph.D., 2016

David Braucher, L.C.S.W., Ph.D., 2017

Lori Bohm, Ph.D., 2018

Milan Patel, MD, 2019

Katherine Noordsij, L.C.S.W., Ph.D., 2020

Rande Brown, L.C.S.W. 2021

Candela Bonaccorso, PsyD, 2022

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