Faculty
Jane L. Ades, LCSW, BCD

Jane L. Ades, LCSW, BCD

Ms. Ades is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in 1992. She is also certified in eating disorders from The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. She is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP).

Ms. Ades sees adults, adolescents and couples and works with women along the spectrum of reproductive issues.

Ms. Ades maintains a private practice in Manhattan and Port Washington, NY.
For more information please visit her website: www.janeades.com
To contact Ms. Ades please call: (516) 365-5885 or (212) 769-9691

Elizabeth Allured, Psy.D.

Elizabeth Allured, Psy.D.

Dr. Allured is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 2003.

Dr. Allured is currently on the faculty of Adelphi's Postgraduate Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Adelphi's Postgraduate Psychodynamic School Psychology Program and the Suffolk Institute. She has published works on the treatment of Asperger's Syndrome in children and on the relationship of mental health with the nonhuman environment.

Dr. Allured maintains a private practice in Port Washington, NY.
To contact Dr. Allured please call: (516) 767-6710

Lewis Aron, Ph.D., ABPP

Lewis Aron, Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Aron is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who is Board Certified in Psychoanalysis. He received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis in 1985. He is a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and a Fellow of the Academy of Psychoanalysis.

He has been the director of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis since 1998.

Dr. Aron is the Former President of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association, founding President of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) and founding President of the Division of Psychologist-Psychoanalysts of the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA).

Dr. Aron is the author and editor of numerous articles and books. He was awarded the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) Distinguished Service Award and the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) Leadership Award.

Dr. Aron maintains a private practice in New York City.
For more information please visit his website: www.lewaron.com
To contact Dr. Aron please call: (516) 365-5885 or (212) 769-9691

Diane Barclay, LCSW

Diane Barclay, LCSW
Ms. Barclay is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis in 2005.

Ms. Barclay is faculty, supervisor and former Executive Director (2012-2015) at Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and faculty at Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis. She is in private practice in New York City and in Rockville Centre, NY.

Ms. Barclay works with a diverse group of individuals and couples. She also runs psychoanalytically-informed groups. She has worked extensively with creative and expressive artists.

Ms. Barclay maintains a private practice on the Upper West Side in Manhattan and in Merrick, NY.
To contact Ms. Barclay please call: (212) 580-2576

Dan Berger, Ed.D. ABPP

Dan Berger, Ed.D. ABPP
Dr. Berger is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis Psychotherapy in 1982. He is Board certified in Psychoanalysis by the American Board of Professional Examiners in Psychology (1998).

Dr. Berger is a faculty member (since 1999) and a former director (2004-07) of the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP).

Dr. Berger is also a corporate consultant offering services to individuals and organizations in the area of change. He facilitates such change using techniques that are highlighted in his book Flow of Work and The Company’s Fortunes: A Playbook for Productivity.

Dr. Berger maintains a private practice in Stony Brook, NY.
For more about his approach and his book please visit his web sites: www.GroupDynamicsUSA.com, and bergertherapy.com
To contact Dr. Berger please call: (631) 751-4340

Susan J. Berger, LCSW

Susan J. Berger, LCSW
Ms. Berger is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in 1996. She also received a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the Advanced Training Program of Suffolk County in 1990.

Ms. Berger is a faculty member, supervisor, and past executive director at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP). Her theoretical perspective is interpersonal and relational. Her practice includes children, adolescents and adults struggling with life transitions, including parenting, relationship issues, divorce, step family issues and aging.

Ms. Berger maintains a private practice in Stony Brook and Merrick, NY.
For more information please visit her website: bergertherapy.com
To contact Ms. Berger please call: (631) 246-8946 or (516) 378-1290.

Barry P. Blank, Ph.D.

Barry P. Blank, Ph.D.
Dr. Blank is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1981. He is also a certified School Psychologist.

Dr. Blank is a Consultant to and Past President of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the New York State Psychological Association, a faculty member, supervisor and past co-director of the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP), a past member, Vice-Chair, and Chair of the New York State Board for Psychology, a past director of the Nassau Psychological Services Institute Low Cost Therapy Service, as well as a past president of the Nassau County Psychological Association (NCPA)

Dr. Blank treats children, adolescents, adults, and couples. His orientation is interpersonal and relational.

Dr. Blank maintains a private practice in Roslyn, NY.
To contact Dr. Blank please call: (516) 621-4275

Marcia Blank, LCSW

Marcia Blank, LCSW
Ms. Blank is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis in 1985.

Ms. Blank is a faculty member, supervisor, and past co-director of The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP). She treats adolescents, adults, and couples. Her orientation is interpersonal, relational, and interactive.

Ms. Blank maintains a private practice in Roslyn, NY.
To contact Ms. Blank please call: (516) 621-4278

Barbara Covell, LCSW

Barbara Covell, LCSW
Ms. Covell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Manhattan Institute of Psychoanalysis in 1991.

She is a past director of Admissions for the Manhattan Institute of Psychoanalysis, and a past Co-Director of The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP).

Ms. Covell’s theoretical perspective is interpersonal psychoanalysis.

Ms. Covell maintains a private practice in Great Neck, NY.
To contact Ms. Covell please call: (516) 763-0899

Marcia Goldberg, LCSW, BCD

Marcia Goldberg, LCSW, BCD

Ms. Goldberg is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis in 1985. She is also certified in Group Psychotherapy and psychoanalytic supervision from the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis, and is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.

Ms. Goldberg is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis ( SIPP), a past Co-Director of the Psychoanalytic Program in Supervision at Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis, a past faculty member at Long Island Consultation Center, a past Co-Director of SIPP, and a previous Team Leader and Staff member at FEGS.

Ms. Goldberg treats adolescents and adults in couple, group and individual modalities. Her therapeutic orientation is interpersonal, relational and psychoanalytic.  

Ms. Goldberg maintains a private practice in Great Neck, NY.
To contact Ms. Goldberg please call: (516) 466-8390

George Goldstein, Ph.D.

George Goldstein, Ph.D.

Dr. Goldstein is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Goldstein is currently on the faculties of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, the Gordon Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University, and the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is the Former Director of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Goldstein maintains a private practice in Larchmont and Great Neck, NY.

Bruce Hammer, Ph.D.

Bruce Hammer, Ph.D.

Dr. Hammer is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1986.

Dr. Hammer is currently an adjunct assistant professor at Long Island University, CW Post.

Dr. Hammer has two distinct areas of practice. He provides clinical psychotherapeutic services to adults and couples. Dr. Hammer also provides coaching services to people facing challenges in the workplace, ranging from small businesses to major corporations. His consulting firm, Hammer Associates, LLC, provides a wide variety of leadership and organizational development services (including assessment, feedback, action planning, and team alignment) on an individual, team, or whole-organization level.

Dr. Hammer maintains a private practice in Syosset, NY.
For more information please visit his website: www.hammerassociatesllc.com
To contact Dr. Hammer please call: (516) 496-0604

Richard R. Hansen, Ph.D., ABPP

Richard R. Hansen, Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Hansen is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1999. He is Board Certified in Psychoanalysis, a member of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a Fellow of the Academy of Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Hansen is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP) and is a faculty member and supervising analyst in the Postgraduate Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy at Adelphi University. Dr. Hansen is also a supervisor of psychotherapy in the clinical psychology doctoral programs at Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, and the Ferkauf Graduate School, Yeshiva University.

Dr. Hansen maintains a private practice in Roslyn Heights, NY.
To contact Dr. Hansen please call: (516) 484-9688

Lynn Higgins, LCSW

Lynn Higgins, LCSW

Ms. Higgins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received a Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP) in 2001. She also received a degree in Dance/Movement Therapy in 1982 and is a trained movement notator which helps to organize movement and nonverbal behavior. She has had extensive training and experience with both children and their parents. She is available for supervision.

Ms. Higgins maintains a private practice in Glen Cove, NY and works with children of all ages, adolescents, adults and families.
For more information, please visit her website at www.lynnhiggins.com
To contact Ms Higgins, please call (516) 759-5675

Madeline Hirshfeld, Ph.D.

Madeline Hirshfeld, Ph.D.

Dr. Hirshfeld is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1988.

Dr. Hirschfeld is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP) and was a past co-director of SIPP.

Dr. Hirshfeld practices psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapy. She treats adults, couples, groups, and provides supervision.

Dr. Hirshfeld maintains a private practice on the Upper East Side in Manhattan and in Rockville Centre, NY.
To contact Dr. Hirshfeld please call: (516) 536-8555

Lisa Horelick, Psy.D.

Lisa Horelick, Psy.D.

Dr. Horelick is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1992.

Dr. Horelick supervises therapists privately and as an adjunct clinical supervisor at Ferkauf and Adelphi. She teaches, lectures, and was co-director for the past 3 years at SIPP. She has written professionally on the topic of the affective experience of the analyst in the extra-analytic moment and is currently writing in the genre of creative non-fiction.  She is member of APA/Division 39 and NYSPA.

Dr. Horelick works with late adolescents and adults, individuals and couples.

Dr. Horelick maintains a private practice in Rockville Centre, NY.
To contact Dr. Horelick please call: (516) 678-7123

Patricia Hunter, Psy.D.

Patricia Hunter, Psy.D.

Dr. Hunter is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis in 1998. She completed advanced training in couples and family therapy through the New York University Post Doctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in 2007.

Dr. Hunter worked with Dr. Albert Ellis, considered the grandfather of cognitive behavior therapy, from 1984 through 1988, co authoring a book with him about finances entitled Why Am I Always Broke: How To Be Sane About Money.

Dr. Hunter works with patients using psychoanalysis, group and cognitive behavior therapy, and has extended her work with sexually abused children to working with people of all ages who have been traumatized. She has written about her work for national peer-reviewed journals, and presented her work at numerous conferences.

Dr. Hunter maintains a private practice in Manhattan, NY.
For more information please visit her website: www.drpatriciahunter.com
To contact Dr. Hunter please call: (212) 229-0595

Kathleen Hushion, LCSW

Kathleen Hushion, LCSW is a NYS licensed social worker who received her certificate in psychoanalysis from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) in 1997. Ms. Hushion is a member of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW). She has been on the faculty of IPTAR, the Metropolitan Institute, Adelphi Postgraduate Program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and currently, the Suffolk Institute.

Ms. Hushion has written and presented papers on the topic of adoption and co-edited the book Understanding Adoption: Clinical Work with Children, Adolescents, and their Families.

Ms. Hushion maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy with adults and adolescents, play therapy with children, parent counseling and parenting groups. She also has over 20 years of supervisory experience.

Ms. Hushion maintains a private practice in Huntington, NY.
To contact Ms. Hushion please call: (631) 549-0597

Lisa Lempel-Sander, LPsyA NCPsyA

Lisa Lempel-Sander, LPsyA NCPsyA

Lisa Lempel-Sander is a NYS Licensed Psychoanalyst who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The National Psychoanalytic Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP) in 2004. She is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP). From 2000 – 2004 she served on the Executive Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis and in 2001, served on the Board of Directors for the Open Door Parent & Child Caring Center in Great Neck, New York.

Ms. Lempel-Sander treats couples, including same-sex and high-conflict couples. Her work addresses all issues pertaining TO marital health, including sexual dysfunction. She also treats individuals and families and specializes in treating trauma and depression.

Ms. Lempel-Sander has long held an interest in creativity and meaning and specifically, in those aspects of self that create or fail to create meaning. She presented papers on this topic at several conferences, including most recently at the 2013 Psychology and the Other Conference in Boston. Her paper was entitled “How We Make Meaning: Imagination, Transgression, and the Mind of the Other.”

Ms. Lempel-Sander maintains a private practice in Douglaston, NY.
For more information please visit her website: www.LongIslandCounseling.com
To contact Lisa Lempel-Sander please call: (917)450-3683

Marjorie S. Maltin, Ed.D.

Marjorie S. Maltin, Ed.D.

Dr. Maltin received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1987.

Dr. Maltin is currently supervising at both the adult and child training programs at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. She is a faculty member and supervisor at SIPP, as well as the Chair of the SIPP Training Committee.

Dr. Maltin's professional experience as a psychologist has included working with children, adults and various family constellations. She served in leadership positions in professional and community organizations, including being a former Director of SIPP.

Dr. Maltin treats individuals, couples, and families.

Dr. Maltin maintains a private practice in Woodbury, NY.
To contact Dr. Maltin please call: (516) 367-3490

Judith Merbaum, Ph.D.

Judith Merbaum, Ph.D.

Dr. Merbaum is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Long Island Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies in 1997.

Dr. Merbaum is a faculty member of the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and the Long Island Center for Modern Psychoanalysis. In the past, she served as a co-director for both Institutes. Her work has been published in Modern Psychoanalysis and The Journal of the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.

Dr. Merbaum works with individuals, groups, and couples.

Dr. Merbaum maintains a private practice in Great Neck, NY.
To contact Dr. Merbaum please call: (516) 487-3430

Stuart E. Pace, Ph.D.

Stuart E. Pace, Ph.D.

Dr. Pace is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is a faculty member and supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP). He is also a consultant and supervisor at Long Beach Reach, a substance abuse agency.

Dr. Pace has worked for more than 25 years with adults, adolescents and couples in his Woodbury office. He helps individuals with a wide array of problems deal with relationship, social, occupational and school issues.

To contact Dr. Pace please call: (516) 367-9460

Barbara Peyser, Psy.D.

Dr. Peyser is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapyand Psychoanalysis in 2005.

Dr. Peyser is currently a faculty member at SIPP and a supervising Psychologist on the inpatient services at Queens Children's Psychiatric Center. Her specialties include treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, play therapy with children, and facilitating healthier relationships between adolescents and their families. She treats adults, adolescents and children.

Dr. Peyser maintains a private practice in Manhattan NY.
To contact Dr. Peyser please call: (516) 220-5506

Suzanne B. Phillips Psy.D., ABPP, CGP, FAGPA

Suzanne B. Phillips Psy.D., ABPP, CGP, FAGPA

Dr. Phillips is a NYS Licensed Psychologist, who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1980. She is a Diplomat in Group Psychotherapy and a Fellow in the American Group Psychotherapy Association.

Dr. Phillips has been an Adjunct Full Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Doctoral Program of Long Island University, N.Y. for over 20 years. She is a faculty member for the Postdoctoral Programs of the Derner Institute of Adelphi University, N.Y. and Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP). In the aftermath of trauma and disaster, as co-Chair of Outreach for AGPA, Dr. Phillips has provided direct service to civilians and uniformed responders, trained other professionals, published on bereavement and trauma, uniformed services and couples. In February 2008 she testified before Congress for the needs of military and their families. She has responded nationally and internationally in the aftermath of 9/11; the China Earthquake; the California Fires; the Terrorist Attack in Mumbai, India; the Earthquake in Aquila, Italy; and the Earthquake in Haiti. She is the co-editor with Bob Klein of Public Mental Health Service Delivery Protocols: Group Interventions for Disaster Preparedness and Response and is co-author with Dianne Kane of Healing Together: A Couple’s Guide to Coping with Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress. She writes a blog “Healing Together for Couples” for Psych Central, a mental health website, and for PBS' “It’s An Emotional Life.”

Dr. Phillips maintains a private practice in Northport, NY.
To contact Dr. Phillips please call: (631) 757-6459

Dr. Robert Raymond, Ph.D.

Robert Raymond, Ph.D.

Dr. Raymond is a licensed psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the New York Center for Psychoanalytic Training in 1995. He is also Certified as a Clinical Supervisor by the Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey.

Dr. Raymond has additional training and interest in Collaborative Divorce, working as a divorce coach, child specialist, team facilitator, and parent coordinator. He provides forensic mental health services of consultation and evaluation to attorneys and the courts in criminal and civil matters. Dr. Raymond is a co-founder of the New Jersey Couples Therapy Training Program.

Dr. Raymond treats individuals and couples, as well as families experiencing transitions. He works with members of the LGBT community, and he is a member of many professional organizations including the LGBTQI Family Professionals of New York.

Dr. Raymond maintains a private practice in Port Jefferson Station and New York City.
For more information please visit his website: www.drrobertraymond.com
To contact Dr. Raymond please call: (212) 769-2455

Frances Scheff, LCSW, BCD

Frances Scheff, LCSW, BCD

Ms. Scheff is a NYS Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in 1986. She is a member of The American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work and a member of The New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Psychotherapists. She is a faculty member and supervisor at The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP) where she is Chairman of the Admissions Committee.

Ms. Scheff sees individuals and couples for both short and long term treatment. Depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexual dysfunctions and dissociative disorders are some areas in which she specializes.

Ms. Scheff maintains a private practice in Huntington and Manhattan, NY.
To contact Ms. Scheff please call: (631) 421-5511 or (212) 517-6997

Lydia Seggev, Ph.D.

Dr. Seggev is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1979.

Amira Simha-Alpern, Ph.D.

Amira Simha-Alpern, Ph.D.

Dr. Simha-Alpern is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 2007. She is also certified as a clinical supervisor and has additional training and special interest in attachment theories and parent education and guidance.

Dr. Simha-Alpern is the founder, director and faculty member at The Potential Space for Continuing Education in Psychology and Psychotherapy PLLC, an adjunct professor and supervisor at the Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, and a faculty member at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She has published and presented papers in the areas of eating disorders, multicultural identity, anxiety, trauma, inhibition, shame and therapeutic relationships.

Dr. Simha-Alpern maintains a private practice in Smithtown, NY.
For more information please visit her websites: www.amirasimha-alpern.com and www.thepotentialspace.com
To contact Dr. Simha-Alpern please call: (631) 863-0408

Richard Sternberg, Psy. D.

Richard Sternberg, Psy.D., ABPP

Dr. Sternberg is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 2004. He also holds Certificates in Marital therapy, awarded in 2006. He is a board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and is recognized by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

Dr. Sternberg has been an adjunct professor of psychology at both Adelphi and C.W. Post as well as a faculty member at SIPP, and is a clinical supervisor for the C.W. Post doctoral program.

Dr. Sternberg provides psychotherapy to adolescents and adults in addition to supervising other professionals. He also conducts forensic psychological evaluations and has testified in courts throughout New York State.

Dr. Sternberg maintains a private practice in Hewlett, NY.
To contact Mr. please call: (516) 569-3869

Samuel R. Taube, Ph.D. LCSW, BCD

Samuel R. Taube, Ph.D. LCSW, BCD

Dr. Taube is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis in 2000.

Dr. Taube has provided treatment to children, adolescents, adults and couples living on the North Shore of Suffolk County. As a faculty member of the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, he provides post graduate education and training to mental health professionals.

Dr. Taube is a former Dean of Students and a Vice President for Student Affairs in the SUNY System. He has testified as an expert witness in Family Court and has served as a consultant to colleges and universities. His community service includes serving as president of the Long Island College Student Personnel Administrators, member of the Board of Directors of Stony Brook Child Care, and Vice President of the Board of RESPONSE of Suffolk County, a crisis hotline.

Dr. Taube maintains a private practice in Stony Brook, NY.
To contact Dr. Taube, please call: (631) 751-5191

Carla Vecchione, Ph.D.

Carla Vecchione, Ph.D.

Dr. Vecchione is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received her Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies in Adelphi University in 1995.

Dr. Vecchione treats adults, adolescents and children and provides supervision.

Dr. Vecchione maintains a private practice in Greenlawn, NY.
To contact Dr. Vecchione please call: (631) 385-2370.

John Vogel, LCSW

John Vogel, LCSW

Mr. Vogel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis in 2004.

Mr. Vogel has worked for 15+ years with children, adolescents and couples providing individual, couple and family therapy. In his work, he has helped people with a variety of problems deal with difficulties in their relationships, families and work/ school environments. Additionally, he provides clinical supervision to mental health professionals.

Mr. Vogel maintains a private practice in Port Jefferson, NY.
To contact Mr. Vogel please call: (631) 474-2490

George Whitson, Ph.D.

George Whitson, Ph.D.

Dr. Whitson is a NYS Licensed Psychologist who received his Certificate in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis from the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis.

Dr. Whitson is the Co-Founder and Trustee of SIPP and a faculty and supervisor at SIPP, the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Derner Institute of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at Adelphi University.

Dr. Whitson maintains a private practice in Rockville Centre, NY.