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    Carolina Bacchi

    Carolina Bacchi, Psy.D., is an analyst at PINC and in private practice in Oakland, working with children and adults, as well as offering consultation for early career clinicians. Originally from Brazil, she is interested in issues of immigration and the interface between cultural dislocation, inner creativity, and psychoanalytic technique.

  • Andrew Balfour

    Andrew Balfour, M.Sc., is a clinical psychologist, adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and a couple psychotherapist. He is Clinical Director and longtime staff member of the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships. Previously, Dr. Balfour trained and worked in the adult department of the Tavistock Clinic, London, where he developed a special interest in the area of old age. He is currently researching ways of working with couples when one partner has dementia.

  • Beth Barmack

    Beth Barmack, LCSW, is a member of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where she teaches infant observation and supervises. She co-authored an article in the Journal of Analytic Psychology (June 2010) on infant observation and the transcendent function. She practices in San Francisco and sees adolescents, adults, and couples.

  • Robert Bartner

    Robert Bartner, Ph.D., MFT, is a faculty member and personal and supervising psychoanalyst at PINC and adjunct faculty member at SFCP. Dr. Bartner has a private practice in Oakland where he practices psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psycho­therapy with individuals and couples. He teaches widely, provides clinical consultation, and leads private study groups. 

  • John Beebe

    John Beebe, M.D., is a Jungian analyst and past president of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where he is currently on the teaching faculty. Dr. Beebe received degrees from Harvard College and the University of Chicago, completed his psychiatric residency at Stanford University Medical School, and has maintained his San Francisco private practice since 1971.

  • Leslie Bell

    Leslie C. Bell, Ph.D., LCSW, is a clinician and sociologist specializing in women’s development and sexuality. She maintains a private practice in Berkeley and supervises at TPI and the Women’s Therapy Center. Dr. Bell is the author of Hard to Get: 20-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom and is an esteemed lecturer on women’s development, gender inequality, and sexuality. 

  • Leora Benioff

    Leora Benioff, Ph.D., is a member of PCPG, a graduate of the SFCP, and has completed the Tavistock Center’s Advanced Training in Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy. She has taught and supervised at numerous Bay Area training institutions and currently teaches in the PCPG Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy training program. Dr. Benioff has a private practice in Berkeley and San Francisco, where she see individuals and couples.

  • Jessica Benjamin

    Jessica Benjamin, Ph.D., is a practicing psychoanalyst, supervising faculty member at New York University's Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis, and a founding board member and faculty of the Mitchell Center for Relational Studies. She was a co-founder of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and sits on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Dialogues.

  • Raquel Bennett

    Raquel Bennett, Psy.D., is a ketamine specialist in Berkeley. She primarily works with people who are living with severe depression, bipolar disorder, and/or suicidal ideation. Founder of KRIYA Institute, focused on ketamine research, Dr. Bennett has a long-standing interest in the psychedelic and mystical properties of ketamine. 

  • Jeanne Wolff Bernstein

    Jeanne Wolff Bernstein, Ph.D., is past president of PINC and on the faculty at PINC and Lutecium. She is a contributing editor to Psychoanalytic Dialogues and on the editorial board of Studies in Gender and Sexuality and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Dr. Bernstein maintains a private practice in Berkeley.

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    Adam Beyda

    Adam Beyda, Psy.D., works with adult individuals and focuses on developing creative modes of living. Formerly the Director of Counseling Services at Holy Names University and clinical faculty at the Wright Institute, Dr. Beyda has supervised and taught widely in the community and co-facilitates an ongoing case conference centered on deepening clinical practice. Dr. Beyda, an advanced candidate at PINC, maintains a general practice of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and consultation in Oakland.

  • Danni Biondini

    Danni Biondini, MA, LMFT, works as a therapist in a San Francisco public high school and as an adjunct professor at CIIS, in addition to her private practice. She is interested in various psychoanalytic schools, especially Lacanian, and in crafting the perfect Freudian joke.

  • Barbara Blasdel

    Barbara Blasdel, Ph.D., is a personal and supervising analyst and a faculty member at PINC. In addition, she is a past-president of NCSPP, a founder of Access Institute, and has taught extensively in Bay Area postgraduate psychoanalytic programs. Dr. Blasdel is in private practice in San Francisco seeing individuals and couples

  • Adam Blum

    Adam Blum, Psy.D., has written about psychoanalysis and the music of Björk, Kendrick Lamar, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Sondheim, Copland, and Michael Jackson. He has a private practice in San Francisco.

  • Diane Borden

    Diane Borden, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of Film, Literature, and Psychoanalysis at the University of the Pacific. She has published books, chapters, and journal articles on cinema and psychoanalysis and conducts a study group on film and psychoanalysis in San Francisco. Dr. Borden has been guest faculty at SFCP/SFPI, formerly chaired the Board of Trustees at SFCP, and currently sits on the NCSPP faculty. She has a special interest in trauma, perversion, and group process.

  • Elizabeth Bradshaw

    Elizabeth Bradshaw, Psy.D., a graduate of the Wright Institute, sees children, adolescents, and adults in her San Francisco psychotherapy practice. Dr. Bradshaw, who previously studied comparative literature and literary theory, has a Masters in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies from University College London. She has published on psychoanalytic writing and Freud's drive theory. 

  • Mary Brady

    Mary Brady, Ph.D., is an adult and child psychoanalyst and faculty at SFCP. Her interests include eating disorders and other somatic expressions of psychic pain. Her paper "Invisibility and insubstantiality in an anorexic adolescent: phenomenology and dynamics" was published in the 2011 Journal of Child Psychotherapy.

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    Jason Brand

    Jason Brand, LCSW, leads workshops in schools and organizations about safety, trust, awareness, and respect in the digital age. His book, 1 to 1 at Home: A Parent Guide to School Issued Laptops and Tablets, will be published in 2013. He has a private practice in Berkeley, where he sees families with children and adolescents.

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    Clara Brandt

    Clara Brandt, Psy.D., is a psychologist in private practice in Oakland, where she works with adult individuals and couples. She teaches and supervises at Access Institute and is the former chair of the Education Committee at NCSPP.

  • Maria Pilar Bratko's picture
    Maria Pilar Bratko

    Maria Pilar Bratko, MFT, Ph.D., is a bilingual (Spanish–English) MFT in private practice working with individuals, couples, and adolescents who are bi- and multiracial, bilingual, and immigrants. She holds an M.A. in Feminist Clinical Psychology from New College and a Ph.D. in  Clinical Social Work from Smith College, where she is adjunct faculty. 

  • Lisa Buchberg

    Lisa Buchberg, DMH, is a supervising analyst at SFCP and PINC. She has taught courses on gender, the psychology of women, the British Independent School, and theoretical pluralism. She authored a paper exploring the TV show Girls through the lens of Freud’s “Femininity” and “Mourning and Melancholia.” Dr. Buchberg has a private practice in San Francisco.

  • Jane Burka

    Jane Burka, Ph.D., is a personal and supervising analyst and faculty member at PINC and has taught previously for the ISG. Dr. Burka has published papers on group dynamics in teaching and on ethical violations. She is in private practice in Oakland.

  • Daniel Butler

    Daniel G. Butler, MFTi, is a second-year intern at Access Institute. Before graduating from Santa Clara University’s School of Counseling Psychology, he concentrated in continental philosophy and cultural studies at Sarah Lawrence College. Forthcoming publications include a book chapter on the first American-born psychoanalyst, Trigant Burrow, and a chapter on Ferenczi’s radical reconceptualization of the child in psychoanalytic theory.