Peter Carnochan

3609 Sacramento St. San Francisco, CA 94118   (415) 922-5570

 

 

EDUCATION

 

PSYCHOANALYTIC INSTITUTE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA                                                                                                                 1999-2004

Certificate of Psychoanalysis

Graduation Paper — “Containers Without Lids.”

 

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, Denver, CO

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Child and Family Program                                                                                                                                    1995

Master’s Thesis – “The Development of Crying in Children.”

Doctoral Thesis – “Looking for Ground: Countertransference, Knowing and Value.”

 

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, MA

B.A. in Philosophy with emphasis in Psychology                                                                                                                               1983

Graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Thesis ­– “Babies and Selfhood: An Interpretation of Nietzsche, Winnicott, and Psychology.”

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE, San Francisco, CA

Clinical Psychologist                                                                                                               1995-Present

·      Provide psychotherapy for children, adolescents, families, and adults.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, Richmond, California                                                                                                                                          

Clinical Instructor/Supervisor                                                                                                                      2001-Present

·      Provide clinical training and supervision to therapists and day treatment staff.

 

ANN MARTIN CHILDREN’S CENTER, Oakland, CA

Clinical Instructor/Supervisor                                                                                                                      2004-Present

·      Provide clinical training and supervision to therapists.

 

WEDIKO CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Boston, MA

Senior Consultant                                                                                                     Summer 2002, 2003

·      Provided consultation and teaching to staff of 100 serving over 200 children.

Clinical Supervisor                                                                                                                Summer 1988

·      Supervised clinical team serving group of 8 children.

Clinical Anchorperson                                                                                                          Summers 1982-83, 1985-86

Counselor                                                                                                                 Summer 1981

 

FUTURE FAMILIES

Therapist                                                                                                                        1998-2002

·      Provided therapy to traumatized foster children placed with adoptive families

 

NEW COLLEGE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM, San Francisco, California

Supervisor                                                                                                                      2000-2001

 

WESTSIDE CRISIS CENTER                                                                                                                                          

Supervisor                                                                                                                      1998-2000

 

CRYSTAL SPRINGS SCHOOL, Hillsborough, CA

School Psychologist                                                                                                                    1996-1998

·      Provided crisis intervention, consultation to parents and faculty, and counseling to students.

·      Created presentations for families concerning parenting and developmental issues.

 

MCAULEY NEUROPSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE, San Francisco, CA

Post-Doctoral Intern                                                                                                                               1995-1996

·      Provided inpatient and outpatient psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, families and groups.

·      Conducted cognitive and psychosocial assessments.

 

TUALATIN VALLEY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, Portland, OR

Psychology Intern (APA approved pre-doctoral training program)                                                                                                                         1991-1992

·      Completed rotations in Child and Family program and Chemical Dependency program.

·      Provided individual and group therapy. Conducted cognitive and psychosocial assessments.

·      Offered therapeutic services and consultation for foster care system.

 

CHILD STUDY CENTER, Denver, CO

Therapist                                                                                                                        1986-1991

·      Provided child, adult and family therapy.

·      Conducted cognitive and psychosocial evaluations.

 

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HEALTH SCIENCES, Denver, CO

Pre-Doctoral Fellow                                                                                                                              1989-1991

·      Served as family and individual child therapist; oversaw group therapy sessions.

·      Conducted cognitive and psychosocial assessments.

 

DENVER CHILDREN’S HOME, Denver, CO

Pre-Doctoral Fellow                                                                                                                              1988-1989

  • Managed group therapy meetings and acted as family therapist for shelter care program.
  • Conducted cognitive and psychosocial assessments; consulted with clinical team.

 

JUDGE BAKER GUIDANCE CLINIC, Boston, MA

Pairs Therapist                                                                                                                        1982-1983

 

THE MANVILLE SCHOOL, Boston, MA

Counselor                                                                                                                       1981-1983

 


ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

PSYCHOANALYTIC INSTITUTE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, CA

Faculty                                                                                                                       2006-Present

 

ACCESS CLINIC, San Francisco, CA

Instructor                                                                                                                   2005-Present

 

SECTION II (CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE), DIVISION 39 OF THE APA

President (2001-2003)                                                                                                                1999-Present

 

NCSPP-PINC BOARD LIASON MEMBER                                                                                                                        1999-2002

Board Liaison

 

DIVISION 39 SPRING CONFERENCE, SAN FRANCISCO.                                                                                                                  1999-2000

Conference Organizer

 

PSYCHOLOGIST PSYCHOANALYST, APA, PUBLICATIONS, San Francisco, CA

Associate Editor                                                                                                                              1995-1999

 

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, Denver, CO

Instructor/ Teaching Assistant/ Research Assistant                                                                                                                         1987-1991

 

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA

Research Assistant                                                                                                                                  1985

 

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE – CHILDREN’S MEDIA

 

WEDIKO CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Boston, MA

Video Program Coordinator                                                                                            Summers 1985-86, 1988

·      Produced films on adoption and teenage alcoholism. Created clinical training tapes.

 

CONCENTRIC MEDIA, Menlo Park, CA

Assistant Producer                                                                                                                          1984-1985

·      Worked on production of PBS documentary “Why Do These Kids Love School.”

 

CHILDREN’S TELEVISION PRODUTIONS, London, England

Assistant Producer                                                                                                                          1983-1984

·      Helped produce “No Adults Allowed,” an English children’s television show.

 

PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

 

“Containers Without Lids.” Psychoanalytic Dialogues. 16(3): 341-362. 2006.

 

“The Mind of a Foster Child.” In T. Heineman & D. Ehrensaft (eds.), Building a Home Within: Meeting the Emotional Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care. Baltimore, Maryland: Paul H. Brookes Publishing. 2006

 

“The Vertices of Interpretation: Antonino Ferro’s Extension of Bion.” Fort Da. 2004

 

“Fantasy, Symbol, and the Development of Thought.” Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. 3: 82-91. 2004.

 

Looking For Ground: Countertransference and the Problem of Value in Psychoanalysis

The Analytic Press. 2000.

 

“The Discovery of the Other: Building the Terrain of Relationship”, Paper presented at the 2001 Division 30 Psychoanalytic Conference.

 

“The Architecture of Virtue”, Paper presented for NCSPP in 2001

 

“Fantasy and Thought: The Development of Thought in Abused Children.”, Paper presented at the 2000 Division 39 Psychoanalytic Conference.

 

Carnochan, P. “Clinical Controversies” a quarterly column published in the APA Journal Psychologist/Psychoanalyst.

 

“The Moral Architecture of Psychoanalysis”, Paper presented at the 1998 summer meeting of the APA.

 

“Buddhism and Psychoanalysis.” Book talk with Jeffery Rubin at 1997 Division 39 Psychoanalytic Conference.

 

“Agency and Object.” Paper presented at 1995 Division 39 Psychoanalytic Conference.

 

Fischer, K.W., Shaver, P. and Carnochan, P. “A Skill Approach to Emotional Development.” In W. Damon (ed.), Child Development Today and Tomorrow. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 1989.

 

Fischer, K.W., Shaver, P. and Carnochan, P. “How Emotions Develop and How they Organize Development.” Cognition & Emotion, 1990, 4(2) 81-127.

 

“Honesty and the Supervision Process.” Paper presented to Colorado Psychological Conference.

 

 

 

 

 

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