Analysts

Raul Moncayo, Ph.D. Analyst of the School

Born in Chile and received psychoanalytic training in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Obtained a Ph.D. in social-clinical psychology from the Wright Institute in the tradition of the Frankfurt school of critical theory. He is the author of the recent book, Evolving Lacanian Perspectives for Clinical Psychoanalysis as well as the forthcoming book “The Emptiness of Oedipus. Identification and Non-Identification in (Lacanian) Psychoanalysis.” He is training director for Mission Mental Health, San Francisco under the Department of Public Health. He is a member of the Research Faculty at Alliant University and an Analyst of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in Berkeley, California. He has a private practice in Berkeley where he provides Psychoanalysis, Brief Analysis, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Consultation, and Supervision
Tel: (510) 526-9341
Address: 2305 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Web Site: drraulmoncayo.com
E-mail: drraulmoncayo@gmail.com

Marcelo Estrada, Analyst of the School, Designated Scholar of the School

Psychoanalyst, Current President of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, Founding Member and Faculty of the School. He has a private practice in Berkeley, CA. Has been teaching Lacan and Freud for more than twenty years. Also provides consultation and supervision.
Tel: 510-545-3044; 925-639-3357
Address: 2305 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Email: marcelo.estrada@gmail.com

 

Beatrice Patsalides Hofmann, Ph.D. Analyst of the School

Cell: +33-665 45 94 41
Tel: +33-1 46 33 81 12
Address: Paris, France
E-mail: beatrice.m.ph@gmail.com

Andre Patsalides. Ph.D. Founding Member of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis

Did his training in Belgium and with J.Lacan in Paris.
He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Louvain, Belgium and member of the Belgian
School of Psychoanalysis. Currently in Paris and continues to teach.
Tel: +33-6-7576-4948
Address: 93, Av. General LECLERC, 75014 Paris, FRANCE

Fernando Castrillon, PsyD., Analyst of the School

Dr. Castrillon is an analyst of and faculty with the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in San Francisco, and is a licensed clinical psychologist as well as a Professor in the Community Mental Health Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) and is the founding director of CIIS’ The Clinic Without Walls. Dr. Castrillon serves as an associate editor of The European Journal of Psychoanalysis and is a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Psychoanalysis based in Rome, Italy.

He has published various works in both English and Spanish and is currently writing a multi-volume book on psychoanalysis in California. Dr. Castrillon maintains a private psychoanalytic practice in the East Bay. Home page: www.drcastrillon.com  (510) 295-4711.

Benjamin Davidson, M.A., Ph.D., Research Analyst of the School

Dr. Davidson is a research psychoanalyst and member of the faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. An associate dean of Students at Stanford University, he maintains a private practice in Palo Alto and San Francisco, CA. (650) 704-8226; benjamdavidson@me.com.
Email: bendavid@stanford.edu
Tel. 650-723-5851
Address: Stanford University, P.O. Box 20214, Stanford, CA 94309

Christopher Meyers, Analyst of the School

Analyst of the School and Faculty of LSP, a member of the Freudian School of Quebec, a member of GIFRIC and member of the California Psychoanalytic Circle of the Freudian School of Quebec.  He has a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy located in Los Angeles, CA and he is a clinical supervisor in the Individual Adult Psychotherapy Program at The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, CA.

PSY19485
5919 W. 3rd St.
Suite 1-E
Los Angeles, CA. 90036
(323) 930-9662

 

Candidate Analysts

Cécile Gouffrant McKenna, PsyD

Location: Center City, Philadelphia, PA
Email: drcecilemckenna@gmail.com
Website: www.drcecilemckenna.com

Dora Grisetti, MFT.

dgrisetti24@gmail.com
Berkeley, Ca

 

Geoffrey Young

E-mail: p.geoffrey.young@gmail.com
Tel: 510-418-6088

Roberto Lazcano, Ph.D.

Tel: (510) 295-3513

Jon Bathori, PsyD

E-mail: dr.jonbathori@me.com
Tel: (650) 323-1225
Address: 467 Hamilton Avenue, Ste. 22, Palo Alto, CA 94103

Jeremy Soh

delima@berkeley.edu

Oakland, California

 

Bret Fimiani, PsyD.

E-mail: bretfimiani@gmail.com
Address: San Francisco

Dwight McCan, PhD

Research Psychoanalyst RPS244 CA
dwight.mccan@gmail.com
Affiliations:
Berkeley Psychoanalytic Society
China American Psychoanalytic Alliance
American Psychoanalytic Association

Peter Brown, PsyD, MBA

Private Practice in Crescent City, CA
Tele-psycho-analysis
email: dr.peterabrown@gmail.com

 

Annie G. Rogers, Ph.D

Is an Analyst Member and Faculty of the school. Professor of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and has a private analytic practice.

Stephanie Swales

Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Dallas and practicing clinical psychologist.
stephanieswales@gmail.com

Thomas Marchevsky

thomasmachersky@gmail.com

Paul Kalkin

paul.kalkin@gmail.com

Pre-Candidates of the school

Daniel Deweese

danielzdeweese@gmail.com

Paul King-Miller

pkingmiller@gmail.com

Magdalena Romanowicz

magdalena.romanowicz6@gmail.com

Barri Belnap, M.D.

barribelnap@gmail.com

Courtney Douds

Philadelphia, PA 19143
courtney.douds@gmail.com
716-574-4091

Damir Arsenijevic

Address: Branilaca Bosne 15
75000 Tuzla
Bosnia and Herzegovina
phone: +38761672001

Daniel Garcia

daniel.garcia.phd@utexas.edu

Hannah Bennett

hannahpatriciabenn@gmail.com

Nathan Lupo, LMFT

295 Fell St., Ste. A
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-814-6585
www.nathanlupo.com

Maria Liza Ahearne MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern #76542
1801 Bush Street, Suite 131G
San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 580-1639

marializa.sf@gmail.com

Boards

President & Chairman of the Board
Marcelo Estrada, M.A.

Treasurer
Raul Moncayo, Ph.D

Member of the Board
Roberto Lozcano, Ph.D.

Faculty / Presenters Biography

Barri Belnap, MD.

Dr. Belnap is a pre-candidate and faculty of LSP and a psychiatrist at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. She specializes in the analytic treatment of psychoses and severe character disorders. She has written many papers for professional journals as well as book chapters.

Fernando Castrillon, Psy.D.

Dr. Castrillon is an analyst of and faculty with the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in San Francisco, and is a licensed clinical psychologist as well as a Professor in the Community Mental Health Program at CIIS and is the founding director of CIIS’ The Clinic Without Walls. Dr. Castrillon serves as an associate editor of The European Journal of Psychoanalysis and a is member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Psychoanalysis based in Rome, Italy.

He has published various works in both English and Spanish and is currently writing a multi-volume book on psychoanalysis in California. Dr. Castrillon maintains a private psychoanalytic practice in the East Bay. Home page: www.drcastrillon.com  (510) 295-4711.

Ali Chavoshian, Ph.D.

Dr Chavoshian is a member and faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, clinical psychologist, private practice in Berkeley, California, professor at the City College of San Francisco, supervising and clinical faculty at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California, visiting professor at the Guilan School of Medicine, Rasht, Iran, former Dean and Professor at the Graduate School of Psychology, New College of California in San Francisco.

Domenico Cosenza, Ph.D.

Dr. Cosenza is a psychologist and psychotherapist, with a doctorate in Psychoanalysis from the University of Paris 8. He is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Milan, Italy. He is an Analyst Member (AME) and past President of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis (SLP) (2013-2016) and member of the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP). He teaches at the Clinical Section of Milan and is frequently invited for teaching in other clinical sections in Spain, France and Italy. He also teaches in the Department of Psychology at Pavia University. He has long experience working in clinical institutions for Eating Disorders in Italy, and is a member of the board of of the FIDA (Federazione Italiana Disturbi Alimentari, [Italian Federation of Eating Disorders]).

He is the author of several books, among them: Jacques lacan e il problema della tecnica in psicoanalisi (Roma: Astrolabio, 2003); Jacques Lacan y el problema de la tecnica en psicoanalisis (Madrid: Gredos, 2008); Il muro dell’anoressia (Roma: Astrolabio, 2008; Spanish tr. El muro de la anorexia, Gredos, Madrid 2013); La comida y el inconsciente. Psicoanalisis y trastornos alimentarios (Buenos Aires: Tres Haces, 2013); Introducción a la clinica psicoanalitica de la anorexia, bulimia y obesidad, Logos n. 8 (Buenos Aires: Grama, 2014); Le refus dans l’anorexie (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2014). Viale Monte Nero, 63, 20135 Milan (Italy) [docosenza@tiscali.it].”

Benjamin Davidson, Ph.D.

Dr. Davidson is a research psychoanalyst and member of the faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. An associate dean of Students at Stanford University, he maintains a private practice in Palo Alto and San Francisco, CA. (650) 704-8226; benjamdavidson@me.com.

Marcelo Estrada, M.A.

Psychoanalyst, Founding Member, and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. He has a private practice in Berkeley, CA.

Patricia Gherovici, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor. Her books include The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Other Press, 2003), which won the Gradiva Award and the Boyer Prize, and Please Select Your Gender: From the Invention of Hysteria to the Democratizing of Transgenderism (Routledge, 2010). She recently published with Manya Steinkoler,  Lacan On Madness: Madness, Yes You Can’t (Routledge, 2015). Also with Steinkoler, Lacan, Psychoanalysis and Comedy (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Gherovici’s new book Transgender Psychoanalysis: A Lacanian Perspective on Sexual Difference was published by Routledge in 2017.

Hong Zhou (Cissy), B.A., M.A. in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Pre-candidate of the School. Psychological counselor in Beijing, China. Graduated from the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance basic and advanced psychodynamic training as well as from CAPA supervisor training.

Cécile G. McKenna, Psy.D.

Candidate Psychoanalyst and faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. Member of the Philadelphia Lacan Group. Private practice in Philadelphia Center City.

Dora Grisetti-Kohan, M.A.

Candidate and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. Psychotherapist – Clinical Consultant at AIDS Clinic in San Francisco. Private practice, Psychotherapy-Lacanian Psychoanalysis, in San Francisco, CA. Background studies of Biology and Psychology, UBA-Argentina.

Roberto Lazcano, Ph.D.

Candidate Analyst and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. He is a clinical supervisor at the West Coast Children’s Clinic. Together with Raul Moncayo he has co-authored a paper on Lacan and Magritte that appeared in the Fall 2009 issue of The Psychoanalytic Review. Himself an artist, Dr. Lazcano has been interested in the field of Art and Psychoanalysis for many years.

Dwight McCan, Ph.D.

Candidate Research Analyst of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis and a member of the Berkeley Psychoanalytic Society.

Christopher Meyer, Ph.D.

Analyst of the School and Faculty of LSP, a member of the Freudian School of Quebec, a member of GIFRIC and member of the California Psychoanalytic Circle of the Freudian School of Quebec. He has a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy located in Los Angeles, CA and he is a clinical supervisor in the Individual Adult Psychotherapy Program at The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, CA.

Raul Moncayo, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst and supervising analyst of the School, Founding Member, and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. Private practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, supervision and consultation. Dr. Moncayo has been a visiting professor and adjunct faculty in many universities over the years and has published book chapters and many papers in professional journals. He retired after training generations of clinicians as training director of a large psychiatric clinic of the City of San Francisco in the Mission district. He is the author of Evolving Lacanian Perspectives for Clinical Psychoanalysis (Karnac, 2008); The Emptiness of Oedipus (Routledge, 2012); The Signifier Pointing at the Moon (Karnac, 2012); and The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers with Magdalena Romanowicz (Karnac, 2015). His latest book Lalangue, Sinthome, Jouissance, and Nomination, A Reading Companion and Commentary on Lacan’s Seminar XXIII appeared in 2016.

Calum Neill, Ph.D.

Lecturer in Critical Psychology and Discourse Analysis at Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland where he teaches Lacanian theory. He is the author of Without Ground: Lacanian Ethics and the Assumption of Subjectivity (Palgrave, 2014), Ethics and Psychology: Beyond Codes of Practice (Routledge, 2016) and Jacques Lacan: The Basics (Routledge, 2018) and the editor of the forthcoming four volume guide to Lacan’s Ecrits. He is also the editor of The Palgrave Lacan Series.

Dany Nobus, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst, Chair of Psychoanalysis at Brunel University London, and Chair of the Freud Museum London. He is the author of Jacques Lacan and the Freudian Practice of Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2000), Knowing Nothing, Staying Stupid: Elements for a Psychoanalytic Epistemology (with Malcolm Quinn) (Routledge, 2005), and The Law of Desire: On Lacan’s “Kant with Sade” (Palgrave, 2017). He has also contributed numerous papers on the history, theory and practice of psychoanalysis to academic and professional journals.

Annie Rogers, Ph.D.

Annie G. Rogers, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and Co-Director of its Psychoanalytic Studies Program. She is Analyst Candidate at the Lacanian School of San Francisco and Associate Member of the Association for Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy in Ireland. Dr. Rogers has a psychoanalytic practice in Amherst, Massachusetts. A recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; a Radcliffe Fellowship at Harvard University; a Whiting Fellowship at Hampshire College; and an Erikson Scholar at Austen Riggs; she is the author of A Shining Affliction (Penguin Viking, 1995) and The Unsayable (Random House, 2006), in addition to numerous scholarly articles, short fiction, and poetry. Her most recent book is Incandescent Alphabets: Psychosis and theEnigma of Language (Karnac Books in 2016).

Manya Steinkoler, PhD

Is a practicing psychoanalyst and professor of English at BMCC CUNY. She has co-edited Lacan, Comedy and Psychoanalysis (Cambridge University Press 2016) as well as Lacan on Madness, Madness Yes You Can’t (Routledge 2015) with Patricia Gherovici. With Jessica Datema, she is currently working finishing the manuscript of Uncoming Communities: Representations of the Holocaust in Contemporary Film, as well as with Angie Voela, Cinema of the Reel: The Films of Yiorgos Lanthimos.  She is on the editorial board of La Clinique Lacanienne (Paris), Division Review, and The European Journal of Psychoanalysis. She is a member of Das Unbehagen.

Stephanie Swales, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Dallas, Founder of the Dallas/Fort Worth-area Lacan Study Group, Candidate and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, Secretary of the Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, member of the APA Division 39 Analytic Candidate Outreach Committee, and Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Dallas, TX.  In 2012, Routledge published her book, Perversion: A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Approach to the Subject.