Deborah S Kaufman is a Certified Gestalt psychotherapist and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Sarasota, Florida. She maintains a private practice specializing in anxiety disorders, childhood trauma and sexual abuse. She provides clinical supervision for Florida licensure. She received her MSW in 1982 and completed her formal Gestalt training in 1985. She is also a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher. Her commitment to herself and to her clients is to honor and respect our unique differences and to find the common threads of our experiences.   
Jay Levin has practiced and taught counseling and psychotherapy for over 20 years.  His interest in how values shape personal behavior and therapeutic interventions is mirrored in published articles that reflect his vision of a more hospitable world.  
Marcy Stern is a Counseling Psychologist in Sarasota, Florida. She is a Certified Gestalt Therapist and is currently the Coordinator at a local not-for-profit social service agency. She also has a private practice specializing in pain management, substance abuse, sleep disorders, relationship conflict, depression and anxiety. Marcy has been an active member of the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT) since 1996. She was AAGT’s newsletter editor for 7 years. Marcy is a co- director of The Gestalt Institute of the Gulf Coast.
Elinor Greenberg is a licensed psychologist and Gestalt therapist in private practice in New York City.  Dr. Greenberg is an internationally renowned Gestalt therapy trainer who specializes in teaching the diagnosis and treatment of Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid disorders in a lively, practical, and easy to learn way. She is a member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy; adjunct faculty to the Gestalt Center (New York); and is on the editorial board of the Gestalt Review.  In addition to her extensive Gestalt therapy credentials, Dr. Greenberg is also a graduate of and former faculty member of The Masterson Institute, a post-graduate training institute, where she taught and supervised students in a psychoanalytically- oriented object relations approach to the theory and treatment of personality disorders. She is also a certified Ericksonian hypnotherapist and is in the National Registry for Certified Group Psychotherapists.  Her hobby is studying pre-psychoanalytic systems of personal growth.
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