2019-2020 ALUMNI ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION SERIES

Participants will discuss one or two journal articles per meeting. The readings include a few classic papers, but most are contemporary. While they include theoretical, developmental, and applied topics, most have a clinical emphasis. Each meeting will be facilitated by a CFPS faculty member who has an interest in the topic.

Meetings are scheduled on the 1st Friday of the month from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM (except February, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM).

Alumni Members, CFPS Faculty, Candidates and Trainees - No Charge

Non Alumni Members - $30 each or bundle packages - see annual fee section on this page

Submit payment below


Topics in Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice with Special Emphasis on Gender and Gender Bias

August 2, 2019
Facilitator: Penny Hooks, MD

Nannies, Caregivers, and Psychoanalysts - The 2011 movie, “The Help,” raised public awareness about the importance that nannies have in children’s lives

September 6, 2019
Facilitator: JoAnn Ponder, PhD

Transgender Identification and Development Psychoanalysis was slow to keep pace with contemporary societal views about transsexuality 

October 4, 2019
Facilitator: Tanya Bennett, MD

Bullying and Harassment
Bullying and sexual harassment have reached epidemic proportions in U.S. society.

November 1, 2019
Facilitator: Cynthia Lee, PhD

Ghosts, Phantoms, and Ancestral Hauntings Our round table discussion coincides with the Mexican Holiday of Day of the Dead.

December 6, 2019
Facilitator: Marianna Adler, PhD

When Ideas Won’t Flow: Writers’ Block
This discussion will focus on the phenomenon of writers’ block and explore various dynamics underlying it. 

January 10, 2020
Facilitator: Holly Crisp-Han, MD

Narcissism and Its Vicissitudes
The current sociopolitical environment has intensified public interest in narcissism and its manifestations

February 7, 2020
Facilitator: Gretchen Heyer, LPC

My Dog, My Cat, Myself
Psychoanalysts have recently shown an increasing interest in our relationships with non-human objects 

March 6, 2020
Facilitator: Randall Matthews, MD JD

Online Treatment: Theoretical and Ethical Considerations
This discussion will examine the pros, cons, and ethics of online treatment.

April 3, 2020
Facilitator: M. Sagman Kayatekin MD

Descent into Despair: Suicide Dynamics
Suicidal patients present frightening challenges for clinicians, and many of us have or will experience the devastating loss of a patient or family member to suicide at some time in our lives.

May 1, 2020
Facilitator: Letha Cole, MD

The Clinical Impasse
Few treatment situations are as humbling or frustrating to negotiate as the clinical impasse.


2019-2020 DIVERSITY CONFERENCE

GENDERED HATRED/ GENDERED LOVE: WORKING PSYCHOANALYTICALLY IN THE ERA OF CONTEMPORARY MISOGYNIES

Facilitator: Oksana Yakushko, PhD

Friday, August 23, 2019 
1:00 - 4:15 PM (12:30 PM Check-In)
The Council on Recovery - Houston
303 Jackson Hill Street, Houston, TX 77007

3 CE/CME/CEUs

Registration Fees (includes snacks & beverages) 

Register and Submit payment below

Alumni Members/CFPS Faculty $75 



Associate Members $100



Student Members/CFPS Candidates and Trainees $50



Non-Alumni Clinician Members $125




LEADERSHIP

ALUMNI GROUP CO-CHAIRS

Susan Depew, LCSW
5909 West Loop South, Suite 265
Bellaire, TX 77401
Phone: 713-306-8393

Ethan M. Klein, LCSW
730 N. Post Oak Rd., Suite 350
Houston, TX  77025
Phone: 832-282-4456

CFPS FACULTY LIAISON
JoAnn I. Ponder, Ph.D.
joannponder@aim.com
3660 Stone Ridge Road, Suite D102
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-496-8244
Fax: 512-328-3531

2019-2020 MEMBERS

Zoraya Ahumada, MD
zorymd@yahoo.com
2437 South Blvd, Unit 12
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 346-704-0077
www.zorayaahumadamd.com

Kriste Babbitt, MD
kristebabbittmd@gmail.com
4550 Post Oak Place Drive, Suite 320
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-622-5480
Cell: 713-269-1388
Fax: 713-622-7381

B. James Bennett, MD
jbennett104@sbcglobal.net
8340 Meadow Rd, Suite 236
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 214-207-7756

Paul Boone, LPC,LMFT, LCDC
paul@paulboonelpc.com
4131 Spicewood Springs Rd. P-2
Austin, Texas 78759
Phone:512-636-6810

Kalonda Bradshaw, MD
2011kb@gmail.com
3000 Bissonnet Street, Unite 2307
Houston, TX 7700
Phone: 240-645-7679

Ruth Buzi, LCSW, PhD
rbuzi@bcm.edu
1504 Taub Loop
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-440-7454

Linda Chase, LCSW, CGP
4119 Montrose Blvd, Suite 220
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 713-933-9335
www.lindachaselcsw.com

Ye Du, MD, MPH
beverlydu@gmail.com
2434 S. Mystic Meadow
Houston, TX 77021
Phone: 617-905-0302

Leticia Fallick, MA, LPC
leticiafallick@gmail.com
9575 Katy Freeway, Suite 355
Houston, TX 77024 
Phone: 713-400-7400
Cell: 832- 423-0543
Fax: 713-974-0870

Aaron Fink, MD
aaronhfink@aol.com
4550 Post Oak Place #320
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 622-5480

Eileen Gallahorn, PhD
egallahorn@icloud.com
3642 University Blvd. Suite 200
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-668-6681

Maryrose Galluzo, LCSW
mrgalluzzo@gmail.com
4131 Spicewood Springs Rd., Ste. C-8
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-981-8281

Connie Ittner, LCSW
407 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
Phone: 713-417-6209

M. Cristina Ivan, MD
vanluck1999@yahoo.com
3355 West Alabama, Suite 1180
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 832-628-9510

Nan Lefforge, LMSW
lefforgenan@gmail.com
4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 352
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 281-787-714

Nadia Leibovitz, LCSW

730 N Post Oak Road, Suite 301
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone: 713-909-7368

Linzi Leighton, APRN
8428 Lofland Drive
Houston,TX 77055
linzi0105@gmail.com


Elaine Loiselle, PhD TSBEP

elainecalaway@mac.com

4550 Post Oak Place, Ste. 252

Houston, Texas 77027

Phone: 832-567-2860


Martha Maer, LPC
3000 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-980-9890

Audrey Ryman-Watson, LCSW, CGP
4119 Montrose Boulevard, Suite 300
Houston, Texas 77006
Direct: 832.844.7002

Cecilia Samish, LCSW
10303 Willowgrove Dr
Houston, TX 77035

Lisa Smith, LCSW
2011lcsw@gmail.com
2400 Augusta Dr,Suite 240
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713 526-8383

Karen Strupp, PhD
2430 Sunset Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-522-9022

Seema Thekdi, MD
smthekdi@gmail.com
5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 530
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-476-1642

Alberta Totz, JD, MA
albertatotz@me.com
6410 Vanderbilt
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 832-618-3986

Christina Treece, MD
christina.treece@gmail.com
2211 Norfolk St. Suite 628
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 646-942-7277

Lauren Walther, LCSW
therapy@laurenwalther.com
1904 Monroe Drive, Suite 120
Atlanta, GA 30324

Daniela White, MD
danielawhite@sbcglobal.net
Midtown Psychiatry and TMS center
5225 Katy Freeway, # 650
Houston, TX 77007
Phone: 713-426-3100
Cell: 713-252-5689
www.danielawhite-md.com

Josef Witt-Doerring, MD
1312 Live Oak Street,  #101
Houston, TX 77003

Peter Wu, MD

peterwumd@peterwumd.com

3000 Richmond Avenue Suite 425
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 281-746-6545


Denis Lemos Zabrowski, LPC-S
denisezaborowski@gmail.com
4131 Spicewood Springs Rd, Suite C8
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-573-2669



ALUMNI NEWS

  • Alumni Group Membership Drive New rates, new programs, and new this year - a Diversity Conference. Join Today! For more information contact info@cfps-tx.org or 713-524-0790.
    Posted Jun 25, 2019, 8:30 PM by Crissy Nolen
  • 2019-2020 Diversity Conference GENDERED HATRED/GENDERED LOVE: WORKING PSYCHOANALYTICALLY IN THE ERA OF CONTEMPORARY MISOGYNIES Oksana Yakushko, PhD This presentation will examine contemporary misogynistic movements and their victims. Prior views of gender roles have biologized gender differences and pathologized non-normative gender behaviors. Contemporary misogynies often rely on these same narratives while utilizing social media and the internet global business reach. The presentation will explore how the barrage of misogynistic messages can lead to such behaviors as purchasing women/wives online (e.g., "mail order brides," trafficking) or joining hate-filled gender-focused groups such as InCels (i.e., Involuntary Celibates responsible for several deadly attacks on women in recent years). Historical contributions and current trends will be explored through a psychoanalytic lens ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2019, 9:56 AM by Cristy Jennings
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All CFPS graduates of the studies of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy are eligible to join the Alumni Group.  

Monthly Meetings are available by video conference for those outside of Houston.  Lunch is provided with RSVP for those in Houston.

    Alumni - $150
    Alumni who want PEP-WEB
  • Attendance at monthly meetings
  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per meeting
  • Lunch is included with RSVP
  • Discounted rate for Conference
  • Year-long subscription to the PEP-WEB online psychoanalytic library
    Alumni Associate - $100
    Alumni  who do not want PEP-WEB
  • Attendance at monthly meetings
  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per meeting
  • Lunch is included with RSVP
  • Discounted rate for Conference
    Student Membership - $50
    Students enrolled in a full-time program or
    CFPS Candidates and Trainees
  • Attendance at monthly meetings
  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per meeting
  • Lunch is included with RSVP
  • Discounted rate for Conference
  • Year-long subscription to the PEP-WEB online psychoanalytic library

    Non-Alumni Clinicians Program CME Fees
    1.5 CE/CMEs and lunch include with RSVP

    Monthly Meetings - $30

    Five (5)  Monthly Meetings - $125

    Ten (10) Monthly meetings - $225

    Discounted rates for bundle pricing must
    be paid in advance

ALUMNI ANNUAL FEES

Only graduates/alumni from CFPS are eligible to join the Alumni Group.  All others may pay the fee to attend the sessions.

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