Our Faculty

The faculty of The Center for Group Studies is a group of mental health professionals from diverse backgrounds with advanced degrees in social work, psychology,  psychoanalysis and other mental health disciplines. All have many years of practicing group therapy/leadership in private practice and agency settings. Our faculty regularly present at local, national and international conferences and have published articles in established journals.

KEY to Abbreviations:
ABPP          American Board of Professional Psychology
CASAC       Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor
CGP            Certified Group Psychotherapist (AGPA)
DCSW        Diplomate in Clinical Social Work
DFAGPA     Distinguished Fellow AGPA
FAGPA        Fellow AGPA
LCSW         Licensed Clinical Social Work
LMSW        Licensed Master Social Work
LP               Licensed Psychoanalyst
LPC            Licensed Professional Counselor
LMFT         Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
PsyA            Certified Psychoanalyst (NAAP)


Acosta, Joseph, MA, LPC, FAGPA, CGP
Black, Aaron, Ph.D., CGP, FAGPA
Brook, Michael, Ph.D. LP (NY), LMFT (NY), CGP
Brown, Alice, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist (NY), CGP
Brown, Gail A., MA, LP (NY), CGP
Bunker, Jeanne L., LCSW, CGP
Charnet, Judith, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist (NY), PsyA
Cohen, Phyllis, Ph.D. LP (NY), FAGPA, CGP

Coll, Joan, M.D., Certified Psychotherapist (EAP), Certified Group Analyst (IGA)
Dumais, David, LCSW, CGP
Frankel, Susan, MSW, LCSW, CGP
Gunzburg, Martha, MSW LCSW, LP (NY), CGP
Hegener, Michael, MA, LCP, FAGPA, CGP
Henry, Sally, MSW, LCSW, CGP
Holmes, Lucy, Ph.D. MSW, LMSW, LP (NY), CGP
Kelly, Nancy, Ph.D., LCSW, CGP
Kirman, Jack, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist (NYS)
Kortlander, Myrna, MSW, LCSW, CGP
Levine, Ronnie, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist (NY), ABPP, FAGPA, CGP
Levy, Lou, MSW LCSW, CGP
MacColl, Greg, LCSW, FAGPA, CGP
Morris, Janice, Ph.D., FAGPA, CGP

Price, Jordan, MSW, LCSW, CGP
Resnick, Janet, Ph.D., LP (NY) LMFT (NY),
Selenfriend, Wilma, MSW
Shapiro, George E., Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist (NY)
Shapiro, Rhoda, MSW, LCSW
Sussillo, Mary, LCSW, FAGPA, CGP
Weinstein, Robert, Ph.D
Wright, Ellen, Ph.D. Psychologist (PA), PsyA
Zeisel, Elliot, Ph.D, LCSW, LP (NY), DFAGPA, CGP