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About the trainer - Carla Leone Ph.D.

Carla Leone, Ph.D., is the Director of the certificate program in Integrative Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy, which is co-sponsored by the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute and the Institute for Clinical Social Work in Chicago.

She is the founder and director of a group private practice in the Chicago suburbs, an adjunct faculty member at the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute, and on the faculty of the Institute for Clinical Social Work. She is co-chair of the Membership Committee of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP), co-founder and former chair of IAPSP’s Couples Therapy Interest Group, and formerly served on the organization’s International Council and its Executive Board.

She is the author of several published papers on the application of self psychology to couple and family therapy and one on the “unseen spouse” of patients in individual therapy, has presented nationally and internationally on these topics, and is currently working on a book on self psychology- informed couple therapy.

An example of her papers - HERE





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