Andrea Harris Alpert, PhD


Vicissitudes of Hope in the Psychoanalytic Clinician: An Exploratory Study (2013)

ICSW Class of 2013

Andrea Harris Alpert maintains a private practice where she works with adolescents and their parents, adults, and couples. Dr. Alpert is also a faculty member at ICSW.  She is a Board Member of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work.  Dr. Alpert wrote her dissertation about the Vicissitudes of hope that Psychoanalytic Clinicians experience in their work over time.

Areas of Interest & Approaches to Practice

Psychotherapist subjectivity; Clinical process; Adults; Adolescence; Transference/Countertransference


  • BA, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • MS., Columbia University, New York, NY

  • PhD, Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago, IL


  • L.C.S.W., Illinois

Additional Faculty Roles

  • Consulting

  • Admissions Chair

  • Marcia Adler Fund Committee