Work History

Work History

Instructor

Training Institute for Mental Health

Diagnosis and Psychopathology

Working with Dreams

4th Year Clinical Seminar

Instructor

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center

Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Alcoholism Treatment

1986 - Present

Leslie Karen Deutsch, LCSW

Independent practice in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and clinical supervision.

1986 - Present

Clinical Instructor, Senior Supervisor, and Training Analyst

Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners
1991

Interim Social Worker

Holliswood Hospital/Eating Disorders Unit
1985 - 1989

Therapist, Social Work Field Instructor and Psychotherapy Supervisor

The Institute for Human Identity
1985 - 1987

Child, Adult, and Family Therapist

New Hope Guild Center
1984 - 1984

Social Worker

Jewish Child Care Association/Pleasantville Cottage School
1981 - 1983

Assistant to the Director of the American Branch and Editorial Assistant to the Humanities and Social Sciences Editors

Cambridge University Press

Education

Education

B.A.

Binghamton University/ SUNY/ Harpur College of Arts & Sciences

MSSW

Columbia University /School of Social Work

Manhattan Bowery Corporation: outpatient treatment of homeless, alcoholic men: 1983-1984

Pride of Judea: outpatient psychodynamic psychotherapy : 1984-1985

Advanced Training Program

Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners

Certificate in Analytic Group Therapy

Postgraduate Center for Mental Health

Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy/Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia

Certificate in the Supervision of the Psychoanalytic Process

Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners

Affiliations

American Group Psychotherapy Association

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Columbia University School of Social Work Alumni Association

Binghamton University Alumni Association

Honors

Recipient of Louis Moreault Memorial Award, Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners, 2000

Valedictorian Speaker, Psychoanalytic Graduation, Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners, 1990

Publications and Presentations

"When Words Fail," presentation to the Associates of the Training Institute

"Twins: When One is Wonderful and Two Feel Like Ten," presented to New York City Mothers of Twins

"Out of the Closet, On to the Couch: A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Lesbian Development," in Glassgold and Iasenza, Lesbians and Psychoanalysis, Free Press, 1995

"Sexual Secrets in Group Therapy," presented to the Analytic Group Psychotherapy Department at Postgraduate

"Psychoanalysis and Creativity," presented upon graduation from Training Institute for Mental Health Practitioners, 1990

"Why Do We Become Psychoanalysts?" presented with Gayle Shlain to the Associates of the Training Institute

Interests

Pet-assisted Therapy and use of dogs as "reading partners" to children with learning disabilities

Mindfulness meditation and the application of mindfulness techniques to the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders, and chronic pain

Neurobiology, Mindfulness and the Neuroplasticity of the Brain

Integrative and Complementary Medicine: meditation, hypnosis, yoga, psychoacoustics, herbal medicine, nutrition and exercise to promote health