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Meet the Presenters

 Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, MD is Adult and Child Psychiatrist and a PhD Psychologist trained in Paris, an   Adult and Child Psychoanalyst, member at the Société Psychanalytique de Paris. She moved from Paris to New   York on 2000. She has a private practice as an adult and child psychoanalyst. She also consults with parents and   babies. She is faculty at the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center for Training and Research where she is the   director  of the Parent-Infant Psychotherapy Training Program, and Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at   the Columbia University. She is member at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and she chairs the discussion group on Parent-Infant Programs at Psychoanalytic Institutes at the American Psychoanalytic Association meetings.She published books in French, on Play in Child Psychotherapy and on Psychoanalytic Interventions with Parents and Babies, and chapters on the Process of Representation in Early Childhood, on Capacity to Dream and Night Terrors in Children and Attacks on Linking in Parents of Young Disturbed Children. She co-edited with Vaia Tsolas A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today’s Psychoanalysis. 

 Dr. Ruth Baer Maetzener PhD is an advanced candidate in Child-, Adolescent- and Adult Psychoanalysis at the   Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She is a graduate of the Parent Infant   Psychotherapy Program also at Columbia University. She is a supervisor of the Clinical Psychology doctoral program   of the City College of New York. Having grown up in Zurich, she did her clinical training in Adult and Child Psychology   at the University of Zurich, where she obtained her Ph.D. for her work on "Eating and Feeding - The Significance of   Food in Western Culture”, while getting her license in clinical psychology in New York State. Before that, she   published a follow up study of non - admitted child and adolescent patients of the day hospital in Zurich. Prior to that   she was the Director of a day care center in Zurich for children who survived the Balkan wars. She currently is in solo  private practice in New York City.

 Anita K. Bryce, Ph.D. received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University and her   MSW and Ph.D from the   University of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of the Adult and Child Psychoanalytic   Training  Programs of the Baltimore Washington   Psychoanalytic Institute. She has been the director of a   childrens partial program and an adolescent day hospital program and for the last   30+ years she has been in   private practice in McLean, Virginia and Washington DC. Dr. Bryce is a Supervising and Training  Analyst at the   Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis ( WBCP) and a past director of the Child and Adolescent Training Program at the WBCP. She is a past president of the Baltimore Washington Psychoanalytic Society and the current president of the WBCP. Dr. Bryce has been on a number of university faculties throughout the years and has published in the areas and partial hospitalization for children, mental health worker burnout, and mental health law.

Carla Elliott-Neely, PhD is a child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst, faculty member of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, past ACP President, Secretary, and Councilor and has published in the area of pre-latency analysis, developmental object, therapeutic action, creativity, the works of Hansi Kennedy, and adoption. 

Ruth K. Karush, M.D. is retired from full time practice of child, adolescent and adult psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Training and supervising and child supervising analyst at New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Chair of the Child Analysis Committee and then Associate Dean for Child Analysis from2004 to 2010 at NYPSI. Medical Diector of the Treatment Center 1993-99. On the teaching Faculty at NYPSI teaching Case Development and the Child/Adolescent Continuous Case Conference. Winner of The Charles Brenner Award for Contributions to Psychoanalytic Education in 2006. American Psychoanalytic Association: A member of COCAA and then Chair of Committee on Child and Adolescent Analysis (COCAA) from 1999-2005 and again from 2007 to 2010. President of the ACP from 2004-2006.  Served as Councilor.  Have been on the Newsletter Committee, Program Committee and Liaison Committees.  Served as  Co-Chair of the Program Committee. Marianne Kris Lecturer in May 2013 with “Postscripts: Reflections on the Post-Termination Phase. Has written on Dreams and on Aggression in Child Analysis.


 Kerry Kelly Novick 

 Claudia Lament, PhD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at The Psychoanalytic Association of New York, an affiliate     of The New York University Langone School of Medicine; the Editor-in-Chief of The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child;   and the President of The Anna Freud Foundation.

 Dr. Christian Maetzener, MD is an adult, child and adolescent analyst who trained at the New York Psychoanalytic   Institute. Prior to that he did his adult and child & adolescent psychiatry training at the Albert Einstein College of   Medicine. He is originally from Zurich, Switzerland, where he went to medical school and obtained a doctoral   degree  in Neurology with work on speech evoked EEG potentials. He is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the   New York Psychoanalytic Institute where, as Associate Dean of Education for Child Psychoanalysis, he is head of   the Child Analysis Program. He is Assistant Clinical Professor at Department of Psychiatry of the Mount Sinai   School of Medicine. He edited the ACP Newsletter and was Treasurer and Councilor for the ACP.

 Pamela Meersand, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia   University, and Chair of the Child Division at Columbia's Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She   maintains a private practice and has authored numerous articles and books about the development and   treatment of children and adolescents.


 Timothy Rice, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is   Director for Medical Student   Education in Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai St. Luke's/West Site, and Chief of the   Child and Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Units for   the Mount Sinai Health System.

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