Training and Supervision


Dr. Stern is available to provide clinical supervision of psychoanalytic psychotherapy to doctoral-level psychologists and social workers, and to medical doctors. Dr. Stern is also a certified teacher and trainer of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for personality disorders (TFP). Each supervisee must be licensed to practice in his or her respective discipline.

Consultation and Training

Dr. Stern has lectured and trained extensively on topics related to the psychoanalytic assessment of personality disorders, and the psychoanalytic psychotherapy of patients with borderline, narcissistic, and other personality disorders, in particular, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP). Dr. Stern is available to speak or consult with professional associations, mental health trainees (e.g., medical residents / fellows, psychology or social work externs or interns), mental health treatment center staff, and other organizations in a variety of consultative and teaching formats that could include didactic, case consultation, and formal training components. Consultation and teaching is customized to meet the specific needs of each client, and the format and fees are negotiated on an individual basis.