Child Faculty

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Anita K. Bryce, Ph.D. received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Vanderbilt University and her MSW and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of the Adult and Child Psychoanalytic Training Programs of the Baltimore Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. She has been the Director of a Children's Partial Hospitalization Program and an Adolescent Day Treatment Program and for the past 34 years she has been in private practice in McLean Virginia and Washington DC. Dr. Bryce is a teaching analyst at both the Baltimore-Washington Psychoanalytic Center and the Washington Psychoanalytic Center. She is currently the Director of the Washington Psychoanalytic Child/Adolescent Training Program. She has been recognized as a Distinguished Practitioner in The National Academies of Practice, and is Past President of the Baltimore-Washington Psychoanalytic Society. Dr. Bryce has been on a number of university faculties throughout the years and has published in the areas of partial hospitalization for children, mental health worker burnout and mental health law.

Carla Elliott-Neely, PhD, is a teaching analyst at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, trained in child and adult psychoanalysis.  She is past President and current Secretary-Elect of the Association for Child Psychoanalysis, Inc.  She is a consulting psychoanalyst to Jubilee Jumpstart, a Washington DC daycare and pre-kindergarten program.  Her publications include articles on Anna Freud, developmental disharmony, parent loss in childhood, creativity, adolescence, and pre-latency psychopathology as well as books on sublimation and the collected writings of Hansi Kennedy.  She is in private practice in Washington, DC.

Lucie Greenblum, M.D. is both an adult and child analyst. She is bilingual and has conducted analyses in both French and English. She has published an article on “empathy and analytic listening." She has given a number of talks at the French International School, most recently on adolescence.  She is an assistant clinical professor at Georgetown University Hospital in the department of psychiatry. She was a teaching analyst at the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and is now a teaching analyst at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis.  She was chair of a Study Group on Close Process Attention. She organized and chaired a symposium on “terrorism "after the 9.11 attacks

Jill M. Miller, Ph.D. is on the teaching faculty and is a child, adolescent and adult Supervising and Training Analyst at our Institute.  She did her child and adolescent training at the Anna Freud Centre in London, her adult training at the Denver Psychoanalytic Institute, and has a Ph.D. from the University of London. She teaches and supervises candidates in psychoanalysis both locally and nationally, and has written on a variety of topics related to children and adolescents.  Dr. Miller is in private practice in Washington DC.

Nydia Lisman Pieczanski, MD is a Child and Adult psychoanalyst, trained at the British Psychoanalytical Institute. She is a training and supervising analyst of the Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Association (IPA); Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society, the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and the Washington School of Psychiatry. She is the founder of the “Observational Studies Program: seeing the Unseen in Clinical Practice” at the Washington School of Psychiatry. Scientific adviser of the Infant Observation Program “Mind in Mind”, in Beijing, China.  She has written and published papers on Child, Adolescent and Adult analysis and is the co-editor of “The Pioneers of Psychoanalysis in South America” New Library of Psychoanalysis, Routledge, U.K.  She is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA) and peer reviewer for the International Journal of Psychoanalysis.

Karen Weise, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and child and adolescent psychoanalyst, trained at the Anna Freud Center in London England. She is a member of the Professional Psychology faculty at George Washington University, and has been a member of the child and adolescent faculty at the Center for Psychoanalysis since 2003. Dr. Weise has formerly held clinical posts at the Developmental Clinic at Children's National Medical Center and at the Reginald S. Lourie Center for Infants and Young Children. She currently has a clinical practice in Northwest DC, where she does clinical supervision, psychological testing, and works with children, adolescents, and young adults in individual psychotherapy. She has special interests in autism spectrum disorders, adoption, and gender fluidity.