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, Supervising Analyst, Designated Scholar of the School

Psychoanalyst, Current President and Chairman of the Board of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, Founding Member and Faculty of the School.Has been teaching Lacan and Freud for more than twenty years. Private practice and also provides consultation and supervision.
Tel: 510-545-3044
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 Meyer, Ph.D., 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

Bret Fimiani, PsyD, Analyst of the School

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

Dwight McCan, PhD, Analyst of the School

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

Cécile Gouffrant McKenna, PsyD, Analyst of the School

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

Dora Grisetti, MFT, Analyst of the School

dgrisetti24@gmail.com
Berkeley, Ca

Annie G. Rogers, Ph.D., Analyst of the School

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.

Roberto Lazcano, Ph.D., Analyst of the School

Tel: 510-479-2045

Candidate Analysts

Geoffrey Young

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

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

sjerem27@gmail.com

Peter Brown, PsyD, MBA

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

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

Courtney Douds

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

Hannah Bennett

hannahpatriciabenn@gmail.com

Maria Liza Ahearne LMFT

LMFT 103986
1801 Bush Street, Suite 131G
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 580-1639
marializa.sf@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

Damir Arsenijevic

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

Daniel Garcia

daniel.garcia.phd@utexas.edu

Nathan Lupo, LMFT

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

Jonathan Fishman

Clinical Psychologist
513-288-1105
jlouisfish@gmail.com

Cissy Hongshou

cissyhongzhou@126.com

Justin Lasser,Ph.D.

JMLasser@manchester.edu

Yang Yu, Ph.D.

yuyang@bnu.edu.cn

Boards

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

Treasurer
Raul Moncayo, Ph.D

Members of the Board
Roberto Lozcano, Ph.D.

Annie  Rogers, Ph.D.

Cecile  G. McKenna, Ph.D.

Stephanie Swales, Ph.D.

Christopher Meyer, Ph.D.

 

 

Faculty / Presenters Biography

Andre Patsalides. Ph.D.

Founding Member of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. Did his training in Belgium and with 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, Psy.D.

Dr. Castrillon is a psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor. He serves as 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 Editor of The European Journal of Psychoanalysis and a is member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Psychoanalysis based in Rome, Italy. His private psychoanalytic practice is based in Oakland, 510-295-4711, www.drcastrillon.com

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, Supervising Analyst, Designated Scholar of the School, Founding Member of the School, and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. email: marcelo.estrada@gmail.com; phone: 510-545-3044

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.

Cécile G. McKenna, Psy.D.

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.

Psychoanalyst 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.

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 both in the US and abroad 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); The Real Jouissance of Uncountable Numbers with Magdalena Romanowicz (Karnac, 2015); and Lalangue, Sinthome, Jouissance, and Nomination, A Reading Companion and Commentary on Lacan’s Seminar XXIII (Karnac, 2017). His latest book is “Knowing, Not-knowing, and Jouissance. Levels, Symbols, and Codes of Experience in Psychoanalysis” to be released in the Fall of 2018 by Palgrave Mcmillan.

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 a psychoanalyst of 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 the Enigma 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.

Maria Cantarini

Her artistic name is Maria Blanco, and is a professional Argentine tango dancer, instructor and choreographer. She has traveled to Asia, Europe and North America teaching at dance congresses, a juror for competitions, and performed at distinguished venues such as the International Women’s Forum, Latin Grammys and the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. She was a lead dancer and choreographer for ongoing shows in Buenos Aires and New York, toured with dance companies around the world, and has an acting background in television, and a modeling career. Upon a performance, the New York Times concludes: “Ms. Blanco is among the world’s loveliest dancers, in both physique and style…The way she often rests all her weight on the extreme front of her foot, leaning forward, seemingly way off-balance and yet always secure, is entrancing.” Cantarini is currently based in Buenos Aires studying for her Art Curatorship degree and an Opera History course, while pursuing her research on the Argentine tango.

Roberto Neuburger, M.D.

Faculty of Medicine at the University of Buenos Aires, a psychiatrist in the Ministry of Public Health, staff psychiatrist and psychoanalyst at the Centro de Salud Mental (A Center for Community Mental Health), and has a private practice in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The author of many psychoanalytic and psychiatric journal publications in Argentina, Mexico, Costa Rica, the U.S., Great Britain, Austria, Italy, Germany, Russia and Japan. Neuburger also lectures on psychoanalysis at the Asociación Argentina de Salud Mental.

Maria Liza Ahearne, LMFT

Licensed therapist in a private practice in San Francisco, a candidate psychoanalyst in formation at the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, and a doctorate candidate in Anthropology & Social Change at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her dissertation thesis investigates Lacanian psychoanalysis in Buenos Aires.

Javier Bolanos

Psychoanalyst and Psychologist. President and Founding Member of “Fundacion Salto” in Cordoba, Argentina. Has been on the faculty at private and public Argentinean universities. Teaches psychopathology and psychoanalysis to doctors undergoing psychiatric training.
Contact e-mail: javierbolanios@gmail.com

Julieta Lucero

Psychoanalyst and Psychologist. Doctorate in Health Sciences. Investigator for the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research. Vice-president of and founding member of Fundacion Salto. On the faculty of the School of Medicine of the National University of Cordoba.
Contact e-mail: julietaluceroneirotti@gmail.com

Jeremy Soh, Ph.D.

Is an anthropologist, an aspiring writer of fiction, and candidate research analyst of the school.

Dwight McCan, Ph.D.

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

Roberto Lazcano, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst and Faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis. Private practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and supervision. 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.

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.