Section II: Childhood and Adolescence

Members are child clinicians who practice psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy and who conduct research in the area of child psychoanalysis. A major goal is to increase, through the development of study groups, communications among Section members.

Membership in Section II is open to members of APA, Division 39, students, and those in affiliated mental fields.

Section II Representative: Toni Heineman, DMH

Section Officers

  • President:  Norka T. Malberg, PsyD

  • President-Elect: (Open)  

  • Past President:  Jill Bellinson, PhD

  • Secretary:  Susan Fabrick, PhD

  • Treasurer:  Toni Vaughan Heineman, DMH

  • Membership Chair:  Diane Ehrensaft, PhD/Virginia Schiller

  • Communications Committee: Susan Goodman

  • Website Committee:
    Sheryl Silverstein, PhD
    Patrick Szafran, PsyD
  • Members at Large:
    Jackie Gotthold, PhD
    Sylvia Lester, PhD
    Shelly Petnov-Sherman, PhD
    Michael Ritter, PhD
    Richard Ruth
    Virginia Shiller
    Thomas Barret
    Brenda Lepisto

Section Publications

Section Awards

Lifetime Service Award

Anni Bergman, PhD