Professional Activities

• Director (2010-2013) and Current Faculty: Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

I am also available for community presentations on a variety of topics. These include, but are not limited to, topics related to child development and parenting. Examples of presentations include:

• Understanding Your Child's Self-Esteem
• Effective Discipline
• Your Child’s Use of Electronic Communication (Texting and Email)

Professional Papers
I have written or co-authored the following professional papers which are either published or were presented at international conferences.
• Spitz, S. (2016). The Internalized World of Traumatized Children. Presented at fall conference of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, November 19, 2016.

• Spitz, S. (2016). Psychotherapy in a Hyperconnected World. Presented at SEPI annual conference in Dublin, June 17, 2016..

• Spitz, S. (2006). Creative Use Of Self and the Therapeutic Relationship in Psychoanalytic Child Psychotherapy. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy, p. 486-498. Analytic Press. Philadelphia, Pa.

• Spitz, S. (2000). Patients’ Relational Use of the Internet and Its Role in Psychoanalytic Treatment: Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places. Presented at International Forum of Psychoanalysis, New York.

• Rosenberg, L. & Spitz, S. (1996). The Ego Functioning of Oppositionally Defiant Boys. Presented at International Rorschach Conference. Boston, Ma.