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Curriculum Vitae

Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan



Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute

Certificate in Adult Psychoanalysis 


University of Detroit Mercy

PhD in Clinical Psychology


University of Detroit Mercy

MA in Clinical Psychology


March 21 and April 11, 2021 

Host and Moderator

Our Meanings of “Othering” In a World of Historical, Social, Cultural and Race-based Stress, Trauma, Inequity a Self Study with Paula Kliger, PhD ABPP as Presenter

Mel Bornstein Clinic for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

November 28, 2020

Panel Member

Whiteness, White Fragility and Racialized Enactments in Psychotherapy 

Kristen Beesley, PhD, Robin Rayford, MA and Jane Hassinger, LCSW

Presentation for the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society


Who Me? Worried I’ll Get the Virus?

The Coronavirus Pandemic Can Evoke Memories From Our Past

Affiliations & Memberships


American Psychoanalytic Association

APsaA Committee for Public Information 


Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute


Michigan Psychoanalytic Society

MPS Psychoanalytic Collective (a group dedicated to dismantling systemic racism in psychoanalytic institutions and in the practice of psychoanalysis)


American Psychological Association

APA Division 39 (Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology)


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