The Board of Trustees of the Institute for Psychoanalysis is composed of highly successful physicians, attorneys, businessmen, mental health professionals, and academics. The Board convenes approximately every other month to conduct Institute business. We are currently accepting applications for new Board members. Please click here to fill out the application if you are interested in the following membership opportunity:
Overview of The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis is a leader in psychoanalytic education, scholarship and clinical services in the midwest and internationally. Founded in 1932, the impact of the Institute’s work is far-reaching. Institute graduates and faculty are highly skilled practitioners of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, and are the teachers, supervisors and consultants to new generations of mental health practitioners. The Institute offers mental health expertise to community organizations, schools, courts, businesses and other institutions, serving Chicago’s most vulnerable and underserved communities.
Why join? In addition to giving back to the community, serving on the Board of The Institute of Psychoanalysis offers many personal benefits and opportunities.
Qualities of an ideal candidate: The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis is looking for Board Members that are proactive, motivated leaders and team players with strong communication skills. Members should have an interest in mental health education, training and clinical services. Members will have both the time to commit and willingness to fundraise on behalf of the organization, both within one’s own network and beyond.
• Provide leadership in carrying out The Institute’s marketing, communications and development strategies
• Serve on at least one Development subcommittee (Major Gifts or Annual Benefit)
• Attend 8-10 board and subcommittee meetings, as scheduled, per year
• Raise awareness and funds for The Institute for Psychoanalysis (including major gifts and corporate sponsorships)
• Detailed Board member requirements, available upon request
Institute President (ex officio)
Erika Schmidt, LCSW
Edward Kaufman, MSW *
S. Cody Engle*
Eleanor Coe, Psy.D.*
Paul C. Holinger, MD
Eva Lichtenberg, PhD*
Caroline Loeb, MD
Martha Nussbaum, PhD
Harolyn Lee Pappadis
Michael L. Shakman*
Neal Spira, MD
Marvin Zonis, PhD
*Denotes Executive Committee
George H. Daskal, Jr.
Charles F. Davis, III
Janet W. Freund
Adele B. Gidwitz
Nancy H. Weil, PhD
Jerome Winer, MD