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Holly Levenkron, LICSW, received her advanced training in psychoanalysis at ICP,
The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in NYC where she was a faculty member and supervisor and where she is currently the Director of ICP's Psychoanalytic Training Program.  Among other subjects, she had been teaching contemporary theory for over 24 years in NYC and since 2004 at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis, where she had been a a member of the curriculum committee and supervising analyst .  In 2017 she returned to New York City part-time to assume the role of Director of the Psychoanalytic Training Program at ICP, along with teaching and supervising candidates in training. She also resumed her New York City Private Practice where she sees adults and couples. She has published in Psychoanalytic Inquiry and Contemporary Psychoanalysis and has presented at numerous conferences and venues both nationally and internationally.  


2006, "Love (and hate) with the Proper Stranger: Affective Honesty and Enactment". Psychoanalytic Inquiry.

2009, "Engaging the Implicit: Meeting points between the Boston Change Process Study Group and Relational Psychoanalysis". Contemporary Psychoanalysis, V45:2


Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis

        Object Relations Theory Course                                                       2003-2004 
        Relational Theory Course                                                                 2004-2008, 2012
        Contemporary Theory                                                                        Spring 2014
        Clinical Seminar                                                                                 Fall 2015; Fall 2016
        Post Graduate Fellowship Program – Case Seminar                        2004, 2009
MAPP – Massachusetts Assoc. for Psychoanalysis and Psychology
         Relational Psychology and Psychoanalysis Seminar                        2009, 2012
BIP – Boston Institute for Psychotherapy
          Relational Theory                                                                              2009
          Contemporary Theory of Affect                                                         2011 - 2016                   
BPSI - Guest Lecturer in Relational Psychoanalysis                             2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

IRPP - Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia            Fall 2014, Spring 2015
 Skype course: Comparative Field Theory; Affect Theory
ICP - Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, NYC
  Psychoanalytic Program:
         Infant Development I                                                                           1994-1995
         Intro to Psychoanalytic concepts                                                        1996-1997
         Comparative Intersubjectivity                                                              1998-2006
         Contemporary  Theories of Affect                                                        2017-Present
Psychotherapy Program, ICP
        Clinical Technique I                                                                              1996-2000

PPSC Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center  

         Transference and Countertransference                                          1996-2000

IARPP Australia

      Skype course: Comparative Field Theory                                           Fall 2018

Two Year Training Program in Family and Couples Therapy, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, NYC
Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Institue for Contemporary Psychotherapy, NYC
Hunter College of the City University of New York; BA, Magna Cum Laude; Honors in Biology
Hunter College School of Social Work, MSW, Clinical Social Work.

Professional Activities:
Holly Levenkron has presented at National and International Conferences and has published on subjects relating to Contemporary Psychotherapeutic Techniques. She teaches in training institutes and supervises therapists in training as well as experienced clinicians.