The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Sandra Kryder, Ph.D.

Class of 1997

​Sandra Kryder was engaged in full-time practice after graduating from ICSW. She was the director of the Counseling Center at Carnegie Mellon, as well as the president of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Foundation. She completed pyschoanalytic training at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Kryder is now retired and splits her time between Boston and Maine.


  • B.S., Portland State University
  • M.S.W., University of Southern California
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work


Self and alma mater: A study of adopted college students (1997)