Committees

Board of Directors

Christine Burbank, MSW, President Claudia M. Gold, M.D., Clerk Lyn Yonack, MSW, Treasurer Ann Rocheleau, Ph.D., Director Elizabeth Weinberg, M.D., Director —————————- Susan P. Sherkow, M.D.,¬†Education Committee Representative

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Membership

Edward Shapiro, M.D., Chair The Membership Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board of Directors and serves to process applications for membership in the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute. All psychoanalysts who are members in good standing of the American Psychoanalytic Association and interested in contributing time or expertise in any capacity to the B.P.I. may …

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Ethics

Richard Gottlieb, MD, Co-Chair Josephine Wright, MD, Co-Chair The Standards and Ethics committee is a Standing Committee of the Board of Directors and formulates the Code of Ethics and Standards for the B.P.I., consistent with the Code of the American Psychoanalytic Association and acts to advise the Board of Directors on matters concerning ethical conduct. …

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Psychoanalyst Assistance

The Psychoanalyst Assistance Committee is a Standing Committee of the Board of Directors and functions to protect from harm all who might be affected by a physically or mentally impaired analyst member, including students and patients, as well as to give assistance to an impaired analyst member.

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Education

Susan P. Sherkow, M.D., Chair The Education Committee oversees and directs the educational programs of the Institute. The committee is responsible for all matters of education and educational policy, including direction and supervision of the work of the Standing Committees for Education. The Standing Committees of the Education Committee include: Child Analysis, Curriculum, Faculty, Progression, …

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Admission

Gail Reed, Ph.D., Chair The Admissions Committee is a Standing Committee of the Education Committee and carries out all procedures concerning the admission of candidates for training in psychoanalysis including the formulation of procedures, the distribution and processing of applications for admission and the interviewing of potential candidates. Since psychoanalytic training is a long and …

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Consultation

The Consultation Committee is a Standing Committee of the Education Committee and serves to receive enquiries from the community about psychoanalytic treatment and to refer, as appropriate, cases to candidates or members. In addition the committee has created Informed Consent Procedures for the candidates to use for their control cases. The Committee also will serve …

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Training Analysis

Ellen Rees, M.D., Chair The Committee of Training and Supervising Analysts is a Standing Committee of the Education Committee and is made up of all the training and supervising analysts, and functions to provide a forum for the discussion and support of problems and issues that may arise in performing the functions of training or …

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Curriculum

Robin Renders, Ph.D., Chair The Curriculum Committee is a Standing Committee of the Education Committee and is responsible for the development of the curriculum for the adult psychoanalytic training program and for the oversight of its implementation once approved by the Education Committee. The committee also proposes to the Education Committee faculty members as course …

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Progression

Richard Honig, M.D., Chair The Progression Committee is a standing committee of the Education Committee. Its functions are to oversee, support and assess the candidates’ progression through analytic training. Candidates are assigned a Progression representative who is their resource for advice regarding their progress as well as their representative on the Progression committee regarding training …

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Child Analysis

Rona Knight, Ph.D., Chair Anne Rocheleau, Ph.D. Susan P. Sherkow, M.D. Josephine Wright, M.D. The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child has a new website which can be found at: www.psotc.com A unique feature for visitors to the website is a forum for dialogue between readership and author. Readers are invited to post comments and queries …

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