SUPERVISION STUDY PROGRAM FACULTY

CONSULTANTS

Debra Gajer, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in Berkeley offering Individual and Couples Therapy, Supervision, and Consultation. She integrates psychodynamic and relational theory, an attachment focus, mindfulness, and sociocultural awareness in her clinical and supervisory work. She has been supervising since 2003 at the Pacific Center and Women’s Therapy Center in Berkeley and in the Post Graduate Training and Supervision Study Programs at The Psychotherapy Institute. Debra is a former co-chair of the SSP.  She has also taught seminars on Relational Supervision in the SSP and is a proud graduate! Debra deeply values the privilege of working in the intimate, depthful process of relational supervision.

Amy Glick, LMFT, is a marriage and family therapist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Berkeley and works from a relational, multicultural perspective with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is an Analyst Member and on the faculty at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP), and on the supervising and teaching faculty for The Psychotherapy Institute’s (TPI) Post-Graduate Training Program (PGTP). Amy co-chairs TPI’s Supervision Study Program (SSP), and is an SSP Consultant and faculty member, with a special interest in the integration of ethics and social justice in psychodynamic supervision. Amy also supervises for the Wright Institute Clinic and for SFCP’s Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program. She is a graduate of TPI’s PGTP, SSP, and Group Therapy Training Program, and has been facilitating the Senior Women’s Group for the City of El Cerrito since 2006.

Noreen O'Brien, LMFT, is currently co-chair and consultant with the Supervision Study Program, past member and co-chair of the Diversity Committee, and a graduate of the SSP program at The Psychotherapy Institute (TPI). She has a private practice in psychotherapy, spiritual direction, supervision, and consultation in Berkeley. She supervises at TPI, The Wright Institute, and Blue Oak and is an advisory board member and consultant with the chaplaincy program at UCSF. Drawn to the work of justice and change within community, Noreen seeks out conversations about psyche and culture toward a deeper understanding of how psychoanalytic insights and social processes influence approaches to reparative justice and healing among culturally different groups.

Terri Rubinstein, PhD, LMFT, is a psychotherapist and consultant who specializes in providing depth psychotherapy to individual adults and couples from a relational and socioculturally informed perspective. She has been an adjunct faculty member at John F. Kennedy University in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She has published and taught continuing education courses on relational psychotherapy, clinical supervision, couple therapy, and alienation in our current global ecological context.

Rainbow Schwartz, LMFT, has been practicing psychotherapy for 15 years. She has a private practice in Oakland, where she conducts therapy, supervision, and consultation. She has been supervising since 2014. She has supervised at The Wright Institute, California Institute of Integral Studies, The Women’s Therapy Center, and the Psychotherapy Institute. She has taught classes for the advanced Therapy Training Program at the Women’s Therapy Center, as well as for the students in SF State’s graduate psychology program. Rainbow is deeply interested in the theory and practice of supervision, utilizing psychoanalytic, psychodynamic, and relational theoretical models to inform her thinking. Rainbow is attuned to differences in the clinical and supervisory dyads, attending to dynamics of power and privilege. She is in active study to deepen her insights into the impacts of whiteness and how to work personally and professionally to better understand and dismantle white supremacy culture

Maria Sutter, MS, LMFT, has a private practice in Berkeley CA where she sees individuals, couples, and families. She has over 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist and has been a clinical supervisor since 1994. Maria spent the first fifteen years of her career working in non-profits as a therapist, clinical supervisor, and program director for agencies in San Francisco and Concord CA. For eight years she was the Consultant to the Supervisors at Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley where she ran groups for supervisors seeking consultation. Maria is also a graduate of TPI’s Supervision Study Program.

Cara Zeisloft, LCSW, has a psychotherapy and consultation practice in Berkeley, where she sees adults and adolescents. She received her MSW from Smith College in 2000 and has worked with children, teens, and families in psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment, day treatment classrooms, high schools, the foster care system, and acute medical settings, prior to opening her private practice in 2006. She is a graduate of the Post-Graduate Training Program at TPI, as well as the Supervision Study Program. She has supervised and taught since 2003 and has served as supervising faculty at The Psychotherapy Institute, The Wright Institute, Women's Therapy Center, and California Institute of Integral Studies.

 

SEMINAR LEADERS

Claire Allphin, PhD, LCSW

Ellen Becker, MA, LMFT

Leslie Bell,PhD, LCSW

Norma Campbell, MSW, LCSW

Stephanie Chen, PhD

Sherry Crandon, PhD

Susie Fefferman, MA, LMFT

Jim Fishman, LCSW, CGP

Lynn Franco, MSW, LCSW

Debra Gajer, MSW, LCSW

Amy Glick, LMFT

Judy Greene, MA, LCSW

Howard Hamburger, MA, LMFT

Emily Johnson, LCSW

Zonya Johnson, PhD

Rita Karuna Cahn, MSW, LCSW, LMFT

Andrea Lappen, PhD

Sheila Longerbeam, PhD, LMFT

Laura McCormick, PhD

Elena Moser, MSW, LCSW

Yael Moses, MS, LMFT

Mahima Muralidharan

Jane Reynolds, PhD

Terri Rubinstein, MA, LMFT

Joan Sarnat, PhD

Rainbow Schwartz, LMFT

David Smith, M.A., MFT

Nancy Ulmer, MSW, LCSW