Development and Change: A four-year-old, her therapist and a consultant. A conversation about clinical work in memory of Marcia Adler.

For several years Marcia Adler, Peter Shaft, Erika Schmidt, and Lynn Borenstein met one Sunday a month around Marcia’s kitchen table to talk about psychotherapy with children. They would often present their own work when they had questions or when they felt the process of the treatment represented an important aspect of child work. It is the intention of this program to replicate that experience.  This presentation is in memory of our dear colleague, Marcia Adler.


Peter Shaft, MSW, LCSW, is an ICSW faculty member and an advanced candidate at the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute. He is a member of the Association of Child Psychoanalysts and maintains a private practice of children in Oak Park and Chicago.

Erika Schmidt, MSW, LCSW, is the President of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute, a Training and Supervising Analyst and a longtime ICSW faculty member.  In her private practice, she works with children, adolescents and adults in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.  She has also worked at the University of Chicago Student Counseling Service, as a school social worker and in a child welfare agency.

Lynn Borenstein, MSW, LCSW, is on the faculty of The Institute for Clinical Social Work and on the faculty of CAPT at the Institute for Psychoanalysis. She has a private practice of children, adolescents and adults in Northfield, IL.

When & Where

Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 – 12:00 pm

At ICSW: Downtown Chicago
401 S. State St.
Suite 822
Chicago, IL 60605

Registration & CEUs

Registration: $50.00 / $55.00 (at the door)

THIS EVENT IS AVAILABLE VIA LIVE STREAM – to stream this event, please complete registration and then contact Shawna Jennings.

Three Continuing Education Credits Available for LSW/LCSWs, LPC/LCPCs, et al.

The Institute for Clinical Social Work, License # 159-0000152, is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education Credits for the Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)


For questions or more information contact Shawna Jennings or 312-935-4234.