Neil Talkoff, Ph.D., is a faculty member at SFCP, has taught American Relational Psychoanalysis and currently is teaching a case conference. He’s instructed at CPMC, where he was awarded Outstanding Teacher of the Year three times, and has presented at NCSPP and the IPA’s 2016 convention. Dr. Talkoff’s psychoanalytic private practice includes couples therapy and peer consultation.
Monika Telichowska, Psy.D., has worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, group, and family psychotherapy. Dr. Telichowska has a passion for working with clients who are traditionally underserved and applies an integrated approach in her work, informed by relational, intersubjective, socio-cultural, developmental, trauma, and attachment theories.
Mary Tennes, Ph.D., is a psychoanalyst and psychologist in private practice in Berkeley. Dr. Tennes is a faculty member at PINC and has taught at The Wright Institute, CSPP, CIIS, and other graduate and training programs. She has written and presented on the topic of psychoanalysis and the uncanny and has a particular interest in the intersection of psychoanalytic practice, poetry, and contemporary science.
Michael Guy Thompson
Michael Guy Thompson, Ph.D., is personal and supervising analyst and faculty at PINC, and former president of NCSPP. He is on the adjunct faculties of CSPP and CIIS and has lectured in numerous countries. Dr. Thompson has written articles, books, and book reviews on psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and schizophrenia. He practices existential psychoanalysis in San Francisco.
Drew Tillotson, Psy.D., FIPA, is a fellow of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), past president of PINC and NCSPP, vice president of the North American Psychoanalytic Confederation (NAPsaC), board director of the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS), and sits on the IPA’s Psychoanalytic Education Committee. He is co-editor and chapter author of “Body as Psychoanalytic Object: Clinical Applications from Winnicott to Bion and Beyond,” for Routledge Press.
Amber Trotter, Psy.D., is a graduate of Middlebury College, Access Institute, and the California Institute of Integral Studies, where she currently teaches. She has a background in sociology and political activism and thinks and writes about the nexus of psychoanalysis and contemporary society. She recently published a book, Psychoanalysis as a Subversive Phenomenon (Lexington Books, 2019) and is a founding editor at Damage Magazine. She has a private practice in San Francisco.
Sharon Tyson, Ph.D., has been the Chief Psychologist and Director of the Psychology Internship Program at CPMC for seven years. Previously, she was the Director of Psychology Training at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Tyson has had a private practice in San Francisco for the past 22 years.