Alumni Group

2022-2023 Alumni Group Program

Membership is open to graduates of CFPS psychoanalysis and psychotherapy training programs, current candidates and trainees, and faculty members. Other clinicians may attend Alumni Roundtable Discussion Series at a non-member rate.

Roundtable Discussion Series will be presented by a CFPS faculty member, alumni or guest presenter. Sessions are scheduled 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM Central Time through video sessions only. Log-in information will only be sent to those who register at least two hours before each session.

Alumni Group Roundtable Discussion Series

Topics in Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice



Robert Hilliker, LCSW-S, LCDC

Friday, September 2, 2022

11:30 am-1:00 pm - Central Time

Live Zoom Presentation


(Zoom link will be emailed the day of the event)


$30 Non-members

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October 7, 2022 - Reinventing the Cocoon: A Young Woman’s Emergence

Presenter: Valorie George, LCSW, CGP & Jennifer Markey, PhD, MEd, CGP

11:30 am to 1:00 pm Central Time - Video Session


September 2, 2022: The Psychodynamics of Hope
Presenter: Robert Hilliker, LCSW-S, LCDC

October 7, 2022: Reinventing the Cocoon: A Young Woman’s Emergence
Presenters: Valorie George, LCSW, CGP & Jennifer Markey, PhD, MEd, CGP

November 4, 2022: Gender Matters: Exploring Gender Diversity with Youth
Presenter: Cecil Webster, MD

January 6, 2023: Dueling Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorders. Transference-focused psychotherapy versus Mentalization-based treatment
Presenter: Robert E. Feinstein, MD

February 10, 2023: “Libido in the Lunchbox”
Presenter: Jennifer Gardner, LCSW

March 10, 2023: The Challenges of Emergent Adulthood
Presenter: B. James Bennett, MD

April 14, 2023: The Mother-Daughter Dyad- Why It's Important and Why It's Often Overlooked
Presenters: Sylvia Gonzalez, MD, PLLC & Adriana Martinez Crane, LCSW

May 5, 2023: Psychoanalysis - Beyond the Individual
Presenter: M. Sagman Kayatekin, MD


All CFPS graduates of the studies of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy are eligible to join the Alumni Group.

The Alumni Group Roundtable Discussion series presented through Zoom Live sessions .

Alumni - $150

Alumni who want PEP-WEB

  • Attendance at Alumni Group Roundtable Discussion Series sessions

  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per session

  • Year-long subscription to the PEP-WEB online psychoanalytic library

Alumni Associate - $100

Alumni who do not want PEP-WEB

  • Attendance at Alumni Group Roundtable Discussion Series sessions

  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per session

Student Membership - $50

Students enrolled in a full-time program

  • Attendance at Alumni Group Roundtable Discussion Series sessions

  • 1.5 CE/CMEs per session

Non-Alumni Clinicians Roundtable Discussion Series - $30 - 1.5 CE/CMEs Fees


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


Ethan M Klein, LCSW 730 N. Post Oak Rd., Suite 301Houston, TX 77024Phone: 832-282-4456

Karen R Strupp, PHD

krstrupp@aol.com2430 Sunset Blvd.Houston, TX 77005Phone: 713-522-9022

Jason G Garvin, DO

jglenndo27@aol.com3000 Richmond Avenue, Suite 425Houston, TX 77098Phone: 713-337-0177Fax: 713-337-0178

Adriana Martinez Crane, LCSW

Studies in Adult Psychoanalysisamcrane74@yahoo.com3100 Richmond Ave. suite 403Houston, TX 77098Phone: 281-468-1281

Peter Wu, MD 3355 West Alabama Street Suite 1180Houston, TX 77098Phone: 281-401-9421


Ariela Alpert, LCSW 2923 West Dallas St
Houston, TX 77019
Phone : 832-878-6826

Monica Altamirano, LPC
alta_monica@yahoo.com1302 Waugh Dr. #704)Houston TX 77019Phone: 713-298-4645

David J. Ansell, D.O. 707-B Sabine St. Houston, TX 77007 Phone: 281-782-4208
Fax: 832-565-1494

Kriste Babbitt, MD 4295 San Felipe St. Suite 205Houston, TX 77027Phone: 713-337-9009 Cell: 713-364-4694 Fax: 832-827-8507

Alexandra Blekhman, LPC 3801 Kirby Drive, Suite 312,Houston, TX 77098 Phone: 832- 455-0515

Paul Boone, LPC 15904 Royal Ashdown Drive
Austin, TX 78717
Phone: 512-636-6810

Dana Levy Boyko, LCSW
900 Lovett Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006Phone:713-857-8467
Kalonda Bradshaw, MDStudies in Child Psychoanalysiskbradshawmd@gmail.com6701 Fannin St., Suite 1740Houston, TX 77030Phone: 832-822-2787

Justin Cullers, APRN, PMHNP-BC 11009 Alhambra
Houston, TX 78759
Phone: 512-466-1293

Susan Depew, LCSW

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

Leticia Fallick, MA, LPC 14027 Memorial Drive #132 Houston, Texas 77079-6826Cell: 832- 423-0543

Maryrose Galluzzo, LCSW 4131 Spicewood Springs Rd. Ste A3 Austin, Texas 78759 Cell: 512-981-8281
Sharette Gray, MD, FAPAStudies in Child Psychodynamic Psychotherapydrgraypsychiatry@gmail.com1914 Justin LaneAustin Texas 78757Phone: 512-300-0428Fax: 512-300-0846

Barton Jones, LCSW 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 204 Houston, Texas 77098
Phone: 832-263-3275

J. Nan Lefforge, L.C.S.W.

lefforgenan@gmail.com4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 352Houston, TX 77027Phone: 713-840-0333Fax: 713-840-0188
Nadia Leibovitz LMSWnadia.n.leibovitz@gmail.com730 N Post Oak Rd #301Houston, TX 77024Phone: 713-303-1328
Linzi Leighton PMHNP-BC linzi0105@gmail.com8588 Katy Freeway, Suite 350Houston, TX 77024Phone: 713-426-3100

Elaine M Loiselle PhD 4550 Post Oak Place, Ste 252 Houston, TX 77027Phone: 832-567-2860

Martha Maer, LPC 2726 Bissonnet StSte 240 PMB 623 Houston, TX 77005 Phone: 713-252-1671
Adriana Martinez Crane, LCSW
Studies in Adult Psychoanalysis 3100 Richmond Ave. suite 403 Houston, TX 77098 Phone: 281-468-1281
William A Myerson PhD MBA 4203 Montrose Boulevard Suite 370Houston, TX 77027Phone: 713-527-9854
Ginger Paskowitz, LCSW 5757 Flewellen Oaks Lane Suite 304Fulshear, TX 77441Phone: 281-456-3941 Cecilia Samish, LCSW
10303 Willowgrove Dr
Houston, TX 77035 Phone: 713-661-4332
Stephanie Sim, MD 10701 Corporate Dr., Suite #243 Stafford, TX 77477 Phone: 832-541-0609
Seema Thekdi, MD
5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 530
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 832-919-6223

Karen Winston 6300 West Loop S #330 Bellaire, TX 77401 Phone: 713-826-5984

Denise Zaborowski, PhD, LPC-S

4131 Spicewood Springs Rd Ste C-8 Austin, TX 78759 Office Cell 512-573-2669

2022-2023 Continuing Education Accreditation and Evaluations

Program evaluations are emailed to participants with 1-3 business days and must be completed and submitted within 30 days of the event to receive credit for a CME certificate. No exceptions.

These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies* whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

*Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

Updated July 2021

The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies (sponsor number CS1391) is approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Social Worker Examiners to offer continuing education units to the social workers.

The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies (CE Provider Number 379) is approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors to offer continuing education credit to licensed professional counselors.

The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies (Continuing Education Provider Number 340) is approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to provide continuing education activities for marriage and family therapists.

The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies maintains responsibility for the program.