Psychotherapy: One Size Does Not Fit All

Stacy A.Berlin, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of clinical experience. Dr. Berlin works in a collaborative and interactive manner to create a safe place where one can feel the freedom to explore their feelings and thoughts. She does not have one viewpoint and will struggle with her patients to find a unique connection that allows for change. She is a long standing member of several professional organizations. As a psychologist with extensive and broad education, and experience in psychoanalysis, she brings exceptional awareness to her private practice.

 


CURRICULUM VITAE 


Psychotherapist (1995-present)

Private Practice (1996- present): Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Saturday Center for Psychotherapy (1997-1999) Psychotherapy

Prairie Medical Group (1996-1997) Psychotherapy

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center (1995-1997) Psychotherapy


Teaching and Supervision (1996-present)

Faculty Member at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles: Conduct post-graduate seminars on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy for licensed clinicians

Adjunct Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles: Conduct graduate seminars on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy for graduate students

Adjunct Professor at Los Angeles Valley College: Conduct seminars on statistics for undergraduate social science majors

Assistant Teacher at the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles: Statistics seminar for clinical psychology graduate students

Clinical Supervisor at the Southern California Counseling Center and private practice: Provide clinical supervision to psychologist in training

Clinical Supervisor at Private Practice: Provide clinical supervision to licensed psychologists and psychologists in training, individual and group

Courses taught: Sexuality and Gender in Psychoanalysis, The Gender Agenda: Binaries, Variability, and Sexuality, Statistics for Social Science Majors, and Relational Theory (fall 2020)


EDUCATION


Senior Candidate in Psychoanalysis

Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles (2011-present)

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles (1998)

M.A. in Clinical Psychology

California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles (1996)

B.A. in Psychology

California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles (1994)


Specialty Education


Certified in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles

Infancy and Childhood

Los Angeles Institute and Society of Psychoanalytic Studies

Relational Gestalt Therapy

Pacific Gestalt Institute, West Los Angeles

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • ICP Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
  • IAPSP International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology
  • IARPP International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy 
  • IFPE International Forum of Psychological Education


SPECIAL INTERESTS

Professional: present and early relational trauma, primitive self-states, visual learning, group collaboration, reading and instruction, and psychoanalyzing children's books and fairly tales.

Personal: deep conversations, creativity, painting, repairing things, cooking-baking, jewelry making, dry-humor, outdoors, spas, dry humor, organizing, group collaboration, meditation, and, Buddhist philosophy.


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