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KENNETH N. LEVY, PH.D.

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People

People

Director

Dr. Levy
Associate Director of Clinical Training
Professor of Psychology

Co-Director

Graduate Students

Fourth-Year Graduate Student
Fourth-Year Graduate Student
Second-Year Graduate Student

Lab Managers

Lab Coordinators

Suicide Attempt Self-Injury Interview
Clinical Assessment/Participant Recruitment and Scheduling
Adult Attachment Interviews
Adult Attachment Interviews

Research Assistants

Post-Baccalaureates

PDM-2 Project Coordinator

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Alumni

Julia Dobre

Kelly Lynch

Daniela Chavez

Megan Parker

Joanna Pantelides

Caroline Gooch

Ana-Sophia Ross

Lauren Lipner

Brittani Hollern

Colin Carey

Jacqueline Proszynski

Neil Meyer

Matthew Perlman

Kristin McLaughlin

Wes Scala

Sharon Nelson

Samantha Bernecker

Justin Meyer

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Clara Fajardo

Lauretta Brennan

Jason Hutchings, Psy.D.

Lindsay Hill

Ejay Jack

Mark Lukowitsky, Ph.D.

Nell Manning, Ph.D.

Benjamin N. Johnson, Ph.D.

Thomas M. Crow, Ph.D.

J. Wesley Scala, Ph.D.

Tracy L. Clouthier, Ph. D.

Christina M. Temes, Ph.D.

William D. Ellison, Ph.D.

Joseph E. Beeney, Ph.D.

Rachel Wasserman, Ph.D.

Lori N. Scott, Ph.D.

Kevin B. Meehan, Ph.D.

Ann Stonebraker, M. S.

2021

Christian Dellavella
Julia Dobre
Isabella Manuel
Samantha Treff

2020

Ruth Ileka
Keegan Knecht

2019

Yunwen Zhang
Joey Cifelli
Kelly Klein
Aidan McMorrow
Sophie Paolizzi
Kelvin Wong
Edie Ye

2018

Melissa Bradley
Carla Capone
Macy Cellitti
Aya Haneda
Briana Hernandez
Jessica Hlay
Sona Hussian
Charles Ray
Michelle Rokhvarg

2017

Mary Anjali Abraham
Isabel Aragon
Vera Du
Kiera Kunkle
Kayla Jones
Quianna Miller
Adam Qureshi
Mara Villalongo

Penn State University

Troy Steiner
  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University (Social Psychology Area)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Yuko Okado
  • Ph.D., Advisor and Breadth project supervisor
  • Internship, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, California State University at Fullerton
Nicole Cain, Ph.D.
Candice White
Sanno Zack, Ph.D.

CUNY

Komal Choski

Komal Choksi is a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology program located at City College, where is undergoing training in long-term psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy with children and adults. Her academic interests include the role of the father in early female development, attachment theory and the application of psychoanalytic theory to films and nationhood. In her spare time she enjoys reading and cooking.

Jenifer T. Clark
Alex Crumbley

Alex is interested in empirical investigations of developmental theories. The relationship between verbal expressiveness and mental representation. Issues in the assessment of attachment and reflective function. Adjustment disorder in late adolescence. The historical avant garde. He is also interested in integrative approaches in the treatment of depression

Diana Guiterez
Erika Goldberg
Melissa Ilardi

Melissa is interested in the role of play in the development of reflective functioning. Developing interventions for teenage parents by examining reflective functioning and parent-child relationships. Exploring the process of therapeutic change.

Melissa Jacobs

Melissa is interested in identity development across the lifespan; Attachment; Psychodynamic psychotherapy outcome. She is also interested in psychodynamic psychotherapy for adults and children.

Jason Kruk
Joseph Reynoso, Ph.D.

Joseph is interested in psychoanalytic approaches to understanding romantic love relations; intersubjectivity theory within psychoanalysis and philosophy; applied psychoanalytic studies of film and literature; the study of language/discourse shifts and patterns in the therapeutic setting. He is also interested in psychoanalytic approaches to schizophrenia, narcissism; psychodynamic play therapy with children with specific language impairments

Michal Weber

Michal is interested in attachment theory with respect to adults, mental representations and object relations, as they relate to affect regulation and mentalization. He is also interested in psychodynamic psychotherapy with adults and children.

 

Lia K. Rosenstein

  • M.S., Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University (Clinical Psychology), 2016-2019

Susan Brisco-deRuberties

Julie Green

Jessica Shultz

Jessica is interested in attachment; addiction; therapy outcome; family dynamics; parents and children. She is also interested in personality disorders; assessment; marriage, couples and family therapy.

Tina Mucci

Tina is interested in disorganized attachment, abuse, loss and coping mechanisms, moderating and mediating factors of trauma, compatibility of attachment styles for adult and family relationships or parent/child interactions.
Clinical Interests: Trauma in children and the mediation possibilities of animals

Jess Armstrong

Emily Doncaster

Sebastien Larochelle, Ph.D.

Denise Li Juan Liu

  • Working in Singapore

Joey Cifelli

  • B.A., Psychology at Penn State
  • B.A., Philosophy at Penn State

Josephine Kenny

  • B.A., Psychology at Penn State

Grace Chen

Yuchen Yang

Rosita Kabaran

Kate Benson

Matt Dyjak

Christina Fetzer

Katherine Gomez

Collaborators, Colleagues, and Friends

  • John S. Auerbach, Ph.D., Johnson City, Tennessee VA Center, East Tennessee State University
  • Daniel F. Becker, M.D., UCSF
  • Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, Yale University
  • John F. Clarkin, Ph.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Kenneth L. Critchfield, Ph.D., James Madison University
  • Diana Diamond, Ph.D., CUNY
  • Morris Eagle, Ph.D., Adelphi University
  • William H. Gottdiener, Ph.D., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
  • Jonathan Huppert, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
  • Otto F. Kernberg, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Mark Lenzenweger, Ph.D., SUNY at Binghamton
  • Jonathan Mattanah, Ph.D., Towson University
  • Barbara Milrod, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Thomas H. McGlashan, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, School of Medicine
  • Lina Normandin, Ph.D., Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  • Michael I. Posner, Ph.D., Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon
  • Stéphane Sabourin, Ph.D., Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  • Phillip R. Shaver, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis
  • Carrie E. Schaffer, Ph.D.,
  • Jonathan Shedler, Ph.D., University of Denver
  • David Silbersweig, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • Kathleen Thomas, Ph.D., The Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
  • Paul Wachtel, Ph.D., CUNY
  • Everett Waters, Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook
  • Joel Weinberger, Ph.D., Adelphi University
  • Frank Yeomans, M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University