Education and Training Committee

Work with other elements of the Div. 39 Board, associated division committees, and division sections to collaboratively assist the division in efforts to enhance the representation of psychoanalytical perspectives in undergraduate and graduate-level psychology curricula; doctoral- and masters’-level practica/externship and doctoral-level internship programming; the assessment and treatment of under-served or marginalized patients/populations; to promote psychoanalytically-oriented research and scholarly activity; to encourage, by extension, psychologists to pursue post-doctoral training in psychoanalysis. To develop a series of ongoing panels/symposia for the Div. 39 Annual Spring Meeting to promote the Education and Training Committee’s activities, and support its mission as delegated by the Board of Directors.

Committee Members

Co-chair: David L Downing, PsyD, ABPP, is the director of graduate programs in psychology and professor at the University of Indianapolis, Graduate Programs in Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences, in Indianapolis, Ind. He is a diplomate in psychoanalysis, of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is one of the founders and a past-president of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education; current president of the Chicago Open Chapter for the Study of Psychoanalysis; the co-chairperson of the Div. 39 Education and Training Committee; the past-president of Section IV (Local Chapters), a member of the Editorial Board of Psychoanalytic Psychology; and the president of Section V (Psychologist-Psychoanalyst Clinicians). He is the former dean of the Center for Psychoanalytic Study, in Chicago, from which he received his formal psychoanalytical education and training. He also maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis, psychoanalytical psychotherapy and consultation/supervision in Chicago and Indianapolis.

Co-chair: Barry Dauphin, PhD, president-elect of Div. 39, is the current program director of the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology of the University of Detroit-Mercy. Dauphin is a past-president of Section IV, Local Chapters and the current Representative to the Div. 39 Board of Section IV. He is the president of the Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology. He has a private practice in Birmingham, Mich.

Bhupin Butaney, PhD, 2016-18

Theresa Clement Tisdale, PhD, PsyD, 2016-18

Oksana Yakushko, PhD, 2018-20

Matthew Steinfield, PhD

Andrew Harlem, PsyD

Committee Publications

Committee Contact Information

David L Downing, PsyD, director of graduate programs in psychology
University of Indianapolis, School of Psychological Sciences
1400 East Hanna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Telephone: (317) 788-6162
Fax: (317) 788-2120