Curriculum Vitae

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New York, NY 10168
Phone: (212) 213-3677
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
1967-1971 A.B., Harvard College (Magna cum Laude)
Cambridge, MA
1974-1975 D.E.U.G. Psychology Department
Université de Paris X (Nanterre)
Paris, France
1971-1974 and
1975-1977
Ph.D., French Department, Yale University
New Haven, CT
1977-1981 M.D., Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT
Post-doctoral Training:
1974-1975 Fellow, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Paris, France
1976-1977 The Mark Kanzer Fellow for interdisciplinary work in the humanities and psychoanalysis, Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis (First year curriculum)
1981-1985 Internship and Psychiatric Residency
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Payne Whitney Clinic, New York, NY
1987 Authority, Leadership and Organization Conference, The Tavistock Institute Group Relations Training Program, U.K.
Academic Positions:
1985-1988 Instructor in Psychiatry
Cornell University Medical College
1988-1994 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Cornell University Medical College
1994-1995 Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Cornell University Medical College
1995-present Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Cornell University Medical College
2006-present Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
Hospital Positions:
1985-1995 Attending Psychiatrist
New York Hospital - Westchester Division
1986-1989 Assistant Unit Chief, Unit for the Treatment of Psychotic and Character Disorders
New York Hospital - Westchester Division
1989-1995 Unit Chief - Unit for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
New York Hospital - Westchester Division
1995-present Fellow and Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Other Employment:
1985-present Private Practice of Psychiatry
1995-1998 Psychiatrist, Family Court of New York City (part-time)
Licensure:
1982 New York State
Board Certification:
1986 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
1985-pres. Member, American Psychiatric Association
2008-present Chair, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Committee on Psychotherapy
2011-present Director of Training
International Society for Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
2012-pres. Honorary Member, American Psychoanalytic Association
HONORS AND AWARDS
1976 Mark Kanzer Award for work in the humanities and psychoanalysis
2009 Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association Prize Award for Excellence in Psychoanalytic Scholarship and Distinguished Contributions to the Journal (shared with Eve Caligor, Diana Diamond and Otto Kernberg)
INSTITUTIONAL/HOSPITAL AFFILIATION
  New York Presbyterian Hospital
INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1989-1995 Unit Chief, Unit for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorders
New York Hospital—Westchester Division
1995-present Fellow and Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University
RESEARCH SUPPORT AND PERCENT EFFORT
1987-1989 "Psychotherapy of Borderline Patients."
Awarded  $24,000.
Principal Investigators: John Clarkin, Ph.D. and Harold Koenigsberg, M.D.
This study involved developing a therapy manual and rating instruments for therapist adherence and patient change. Co-Investigator; My 12% of the effort focused on the treatment contract.
1992-1994 "Psychotherapy of Borderline Inpatients."
The Fund for Psychoanalytic Research of the American Psychoanalytic Association awarded $26,170.
Principal Investigator: James Hull, Ph.D.
This study explored the relationship between patient language in psychotherapy, symptom levels, and therapeutic alliance in hospitalized borderline patient. Co-investigator, 20% effort.
1992-1995 "Psychotherapy of Borderline Personality Disorder Patients."
NIMH awarded funding of $206,106 in direct and indirect costs.
Principal Investigator: John Clarkin, Ph.D.
This two year study compares the first year of a manualized psychodynamic psychotherapy of these patients to a cognitive behavioral treatment. Co-investigator, 10% effort.
1999-2005 "Randomized Clinical Trial for BPD Patients."
Borderline Research Foundation awarded $2,000,000 funding.
Principal Investigators: Otto Kernberg, M.D. and John Clarkin, Ph.D. Co-investigator and Director of the TFP cell, 6% effort.
2008-present "Psychological and fMRI changes in BPD Patients."
Private funding of $500,000.
Principal Investigators: Otto Kernberg, M.D. and John Clarkin, Ph.D. Co-investigator and Director of the Therapy Cell, 10% effort.
EXTRAMURAL PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching Experience and Responsibilities:
1995-present Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University
2006-present Lecturer, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
1997-present Lecturer, consultant and supervisor, Department of Psychology, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (part-time).
1999-2008 Lecturer, consultant and supervisor, The Munich Institute for TFP, Munich, Germany (part-time).
2000-2004 Lecturer, consultant and supervisor, The Hôpital Céry, Lausanne, Switzerland (part-time).
2004-present Lecturer, consultant and supervisor, The Österreichische Gesellschaft für angewandte Tiefenpsychologie und allgemeine Psychotherapie, Vienna, Austria (part-time).
2008-present Lecturer, supervisor and honorary president, Personality Disorders Lab of Italy

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