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Regional Branches

New York City

The New York City branch welcomes members from New York City and the surrounding area. 

The branch leaders of ISPS-US-NYC are Brian Koehler, PhD, Julie Kipp, PhD, and Marie Brown, PhD

To join the NYC branch, email Marie.

ISPS-US NYC Branch Event: Dr Danielle Knafo - April 7th in Brooklyn

Hot off the heels of our recent webinar together, we are pleased to announce that Danielle Knafo, PhD, will be presenting at the next meeting of the New York City Branch of ISPS-US (ISPS-US-NYC) on April 7th from 1-3pm Eastern. 

The FREE event is in partnership with Adelphi University and will be held at the Adelphi Center at St Francis College, 179 Livingston Street, Room 5100, Brooklyn. Refreshments will be served and CEUs available.

To RSVP please email:

Workshop Details
This workshop will focus on the basic principles of psychodynamlc treatment of psychosis, which views the patient as a whole person rather than a collection of symptoms and a collaborator In their own treatment. It will help early career clinicians as well as experienced professionals In their work with psychosis and extreme states. Persons with lived experience and family members may find It helpful as well. 

Speaker Bio
Dr. Knafo is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst with 40 years of expertise in the treatment of psychosis. During her 22-year tenure as professor at L.I.U.'s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program, she trained students on how to work psychodynamically with serious mental Illness. From Breakdown to Breakthrough: Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychosis is her tenth book. Dr. Knafo maintains a private practice in Manhattan and Great Neck, NY.