Women, Gender & Psychoanalysis
Section III has been a leading voice in women and gender in psychoanalysis for over 30 years
Meredith Darcy, LCSW-R
Meredith Darcy, LCSW-R is a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst in private practice
Helena Vissing, Psy.D.
Helena Vissing, Psy.D., psychologist based in Los Angeles, specializing in motherhood studies, Maternal Mental Health, and psychoanalytic and somatic psychotherapy. Adjunct at Antioch University and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Margaret Carr, Ph.D.
Margaret Carr, Ph, D., is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Princeton, NJ. She completed her psychoanalytic training at New York University’s Postdoctoral program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She has particular interests in gender and sexuality, the use of mindfulness practices in treatment and the continuation of meaningful living in the later stages of life.
Naomi Snider is co-author of "why does patriarchy persist?" a book exploring the psychological dimensions and impact of patriarchy written with world renowned feminist psychologist Carol Gilligan. With a commitment to advancing a social justice oriented approach to psychoanalysis, Naomi has published articles on gender and the intersection of politics and psychology for psychoanalytic audiences and in national media outlets. She is a research fellow at NYU Steinhardt school of culture, education and human development and co-founder of NYU's radical listening project. Naomi is a candidate in psychoanalytic training at the William Alanson White Institute.
Ruth Helein has 38 years of experience in Association Management, Meeting Planning, and Volunteer Engagement. She is the current Executive Administrator for Section III, Division 39– as well as the Executive Administrator for the Division of Psychoanalysis. She has been working with the Division and Sections for over 23 years.