ACP Board Members

President (2020-2022)

Thomas Barrett, PhD

Thomas Barrett, Ph.D. is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Chicago. Dr. Barrett is an adjunct Professor and past Department Chair of the PsyD Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is an adjunct Professor at Chicago’s Erikson Institute.  Dr. Barrett undertook post-graduate training in Infant Mental Health with Prof. Selma Fraiberg and completed child analytic training through the Hanna Perkins Center in Cleveland in 1987. From 1990 until July of 2010, Dr. Barrett served as Hanna Perkins Executive and Clinical Director and was a member of the Center’s child psychoanalytic training Faculty.

A member of the Association for Child Psychoanalysis since 1980, Dr. Barrett has served the organization as Counselor, Secretary and Treasurer; presented the Marianne Kris in 2007; and has presented at workshops, to candidates, and at the plenary session at annual meetings.

Dr. Barrett is a member of the American Psychoanalytic Association (certified in Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis); the International Psychoanalytic Association; the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis (faculty and child/adolescent supervisor); and the Institute of the Carolinas (geographic rule child/adolescent supervisor); the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute (adjunct faculty and geographic rule supervisor). He is a founding member and past Vice President of the Alliance for Psychoanalytic Schools and is a board member and past Treasurer of the Margaret S. Mahler Child Development Foundation. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, (including Division 39 – Psychoanalysis, and is Treasurer and Past President of its Section II – Childhood and Adolescence).

Secretary (2020-2022)

Daniel Prezant, PhD

Daniel W. Prezant, Ph.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (NYPSI).  He is also an Associate Supervising Analyst in Child and Adolescent Analysis at NYPSI.  Dan is a certified child, adolescent, and adult psychoanalyst and psychologist in private practice in New York City.  He has presented at the ACP plenary and is chair of the ACP communications committee where he created the ACP listserv, chaired the newsletter, and is helping redesign the website.  Dan is on the faculty at NYPSI where he teaches Introduction to Child Psychoanalysis.  He has been NYPSI Advertising Director, Treasurer, on the Board, and taught adult and child classes.  Dan is also on the faculty at Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Pace University Counseling Center, and the Psychological Center at the City College of New York where he teaches and supervises child fellows, externs, interns, residents, and social workers.  At the American Psychoanalytic Association, he has presented child cases, was a member of the Committee on Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis (COCAA), and is Chair of the Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic Teachers’ Academy, which builds connections between analysis and the future lead educators in psychiatry, psychology, and social work

Treasurer (2020-2022)

Mali Mann, MD

Mali Mann, MD is an adult and Child psychoanalyst and psychiatrist in private practice in Palo Alto and San Francisco. She is a training and supervising Analyst & faculty member of San Francisco Center for psychoanalysis. She is clinical professor at Stanford University, where she is the former chair of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty Council. She teaches Child Medical Ethics in parents work and children. She is the consultant to COCAP/IPA. She is the Chair of Inter-Committee on Child Abuse Project /IPA.

Her writing credits include her recently published book “Psychoanalytic    Aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology”, which received Pinnacle Book achievement Award on category of parenting and family Pinnacle Book Award, International Book Award and finalist for Bookvana award. She had published many Psychoanalytic and scientific papers about Immigrant Mothers, Modern Motherhood, Shame veiled and unveiled and Immigrant Adolescents. She had several published poems and her recent book of poetry and painting “A Path with No Name” is published by

President-Elect (2020-2022)

Susan Sherkow, MD

Susan P. Sherkow, M.D. is a Training/Supervising Analyst at the BPI, and a Supervising Child/Adolescent Analyst at NYPSI.  She joined the   Board of ACP as Councilor in 2004, and in 2008 she became Chair of the Nominating Committee, serving variably as Chair or Co-Chair   through  2017. She is currently serving as Chair of the Development Committee. In addition, Dr. Sherkow has been both Presenter and   Discussant at ACP Workshops over the years, including presenting a Plenary on “The Primal Scene.”

 Dr. Sherkow has been published in JAPA, The PSC, and Psychoanalytic Inquiry on a range of topics, including eating disorders, sexual abuse   in young children, “watched play,” analysis of children under five, and autism. She has also contributed chapters on the neurocircuitry   underlying developmental differences and on arrogance in children. She is the co-author of the book Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives   from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience (2013.) Dr. Sherkow is a Dr. Sherkow received the Ritvo prize in child psychoanalysis from the Yale   Child Study Center in 2010, and the Philip Wilson Memorial award in 2019 from IPE. She founded The Sherkow Center for Child Development   and Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2012, a not-for-profit organization created to support training, treatment, and research on ASD and   developmental delays.

Secretary-Elect (2020-2022)

Christie Huddleston, MD

Christie Huddleston M.D. is an adult and child psychoanalyst practicing in Philadelphia. She currently serves on the ACP   Board as a Councilor, and is co-Chair of the Extension Division and member of the Child Analyst Traveling Scholar   committee. She is actively involved in the Councilor’s Project.  Dr. Huddleston has also served as a presenter and   discussant at ACP Workshops. In addition, Dr. Huddleston is assistant clinical professor at the Hospital of the University of   Pennsylvania where she supervises residents and is Coordinator for the Applied Psychoanalytic Curriculum for Child   Fellows at CHOP.  Dr. Huddleston is a Training/Supervising Analyst and Child/Adolescent Supervising Analyst with the   Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP). She is a past Director of the Adult Psychoanalytic Program and current   Chair of the Gerald Pearson Child Analytic Lectureship and Candidate Progressions Committee.  She has written a chapter on the “Developmental Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse” and recently co-authored, with Edward Kohn and Adele Kaufman,  Analyzing Children:  Psychological Structure, Trauma, Development and Therapeutic Action

Treasurer-Elect (2020-2022)

Barbara Streeter, MD

Barbara Streeter is the Education and Therapy Director of the Hanna Perkins School and Chair of the Cleveland Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Training Program, the result of a collaboration between the Hanna Perkins Center [HPC] and the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center [CPC].  Ms. Streeter received her certification as a Child and Adolescent Psychoanalyst through the Cleveland Center for Research in Child Development [now HPC] in 1981 and is currently a Supervising Child and Adolescent Analyst serving on the Education Committee of the CPC.  Ms. Streeter was Treasurer of the ACP from 2012-2014 and again this past term 2018-2020.  She was a co-editor of the ACP Newsletter from 1998 to 2003.  She also served as Treasurer and President of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Society.   Having trained at the Bank Street College of Education and worked as an early childhood educator, Ms. Streeter has been actively involved in initiatives focused on bringing psychoanalytic understandings to educators in preschools and child care centers.  She directed the Hanna Perkins Center Extension Programs which provided courses and consultations in the community, helped develop and implement the HPC National Day Care Consultation Alliance, and currently is President of the Alliance for Psychoanalytic Schools. Ms. Streeter is running again for treasurer of the ACP because she believes her knowledge of and experience with the ACP budget and Endowment account will facilitate her ability to manage the ACP’s finances.



Joan Poll, MD

Anita Saunders, PhD, LCSW

John Tisdale, DMin


Ted Fallon, MD

Ruth Karush, MD

Nancie Senet, PhD


Bill Singletary, MD

Laurie Levinson, PhD

Felecia Powell-Williams, Ed.D

Candidate Councilors


Mary FitzGerald, MSW

Tim Rice, MD

Administrative Director

Darcy Schatz, JD

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