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jay kwawer, PhD, FABP



Professional Positions

  • Board Member, American Board of Psychoanalysis 2016 - present

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Psychology & Postdoctorial Supervisor (1989-present)
  • Clinical Professor of Psychology & Supervising Analyst (1988-present)
  • Lecturer in Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (1985-1993)
  • Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Columbia College Counseling Service (1986-1991)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Cornell University (1983-1989)

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation, APsaA 2010
  • Edith Seltzer Alt Distinguished Service Award.  William Alanson White Institute, 2003
  • National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctorial Fellowship, Clinical Services, William Alanson White, 1973-1975
  • Brian E. Tomlinson Memorial Award, NYU 1973

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • International Psychoanalytic Association
  • American Psychological Association (Division 39)
  • Psychologist-Psychoanalyst Practitioners (Section I)
  • William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society

Certification

  • Certified Health Service Provider in Psychology, by Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
  • 2015: Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis, The American Psychoanalytic Association 
  • 2015: Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis.  The American Board of Psychoanalysis

Papers & Presentations

  • Kwawer, Jay S. et al (Eds.) Borderline Phenomena and the Rorschach Test.  New York:  International Universities Pres, 1980

Organizational Appointments

William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology

  • Director Emeritus (2016-present)
  • Fellow Emeritus (2014 - present)
  • Director (2008-2016)
  • Member, Training Committee (2008-2016)
  • Director of Clinical Education (2001-2008)
  • Member, Council of Fellows (2004-2014)
  • Liaison Representative to the APsaA BOPS (2005-2014)
  • Member, Executive Committee (1997-present)
  • Member, Committee on Appointments & Promotions (1997-2006)
  • Chair, Committee on Appointments & Promotions (1997-2001)
  • Council of Fellows Liaison Representative to the Board of Trustees (1996-2001)
  • Chair, Ad-Hoc Committee on Appointments & Promotions (1993-1997)
  • Member, Council of Fellows (1991-2001)
  • Training Analyst (1989-Present)
  • Supervising Analyst (1986 - present)
  • Teaching Faculty (1980-present)
  • Supervisor or Psychotherapy and Screening Analyst, Psychoanalytic Service (1980-1994)
  • Member, Training Committee (1990-1994)
  • Chair, Fiftieth Anniversary Planning Committee (1991-1993)

Contact Us:
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Phone: (303) 676-8008  |  Email:  info@abpsa.org

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