Candidates are licensed, practicing mental health professionals who are obtaining additional training in psychoanalysis.

Candidates’ Organization

The Candidates of the Baltimore Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis formed the Candidates’ Organization to facilitate support and communication among Candidates, and between Candidates and the Institute and Society on matters relating to psychoanalytic training in all its facets. Through the Organization, Candidates serve on a number of Institute committees, including Curriculum, Progression, and the Consultation and Referral Service. The Candidates’ Organization meets each weekend classes are held. Participation by all Candidates is encouraged. Social events are also held under the Organization’s auspices. A President is chosen by the Candidates, and a Candidate is also selected to serve as a delegate to the Affiliates’ Council of The American Psychoanalytic Association.

Clinical Candidates

*+ AMSEL, PATTI M., L.C.S.W.-C.
Baltimore, MD 21210
410-598-8700

CHUNG, ANNA, PhD
Washington, DC 20008
734-277-3983

+ FITZGERALD, MARY A., M.S.W.
Washington, DC 20008
202-236-2160

GARFINKEL, TILLIE, M.ED
Silver Spring, MD 20905
240-506-0632 (c)

GILBERTSON, KRISTINA, J.D., M.S.W.
College Park, MD 20740
301-345-1919 ext. 159

HADDAD, SUZANNE, PSY.D.
Washington, DC 20009
202-297-8162

HILL, BRUCE, MD
Washington, DC 20009
704-491-0813

*+ KASSETT, JOY, Ph.D.
Washington, D.C. 20015
202-237-1793

OWENS, LYNN, Psy.D.
Crofton, MD 21114
410-757-2077 ext.6153

+ PISONI, FRED, Psy.D.
McLean, VA 22101
703-750-3518

ROSEN, SARA, M.D.
Baltimore, MD 21210
410-532-5473

*+ WATT, KATHRYN H., M.D.
Baltimore, MD 21210
410-323-5010

Academic Candidates

CONRAD, JORDAN , MSc
Bethesda, MD 20816
301-807-6140

GARCIA-FERNANDES, ANA, Psy.D.
MD 21044
443-710-6285

PISSALIDIS, BASILE, M.A.
Alexandria, VA 22303
703-928-0381

* Graduate from Adult Division of the Baltimore
Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis, Inc.
♦ Graduate from Adult Division of the New York
Freudian Society
+ In Child Training
• Certified in Adult Analysis
# In Adolescent Only Training