3301 Colby Ave.
West Los Angeles, CA 90066
Penelope S. Starr-Karlin is a Supervising and Training Analyst and faculty (teaches ‘Intersubjective-Systems Relational Theory’ and ‘Psychoanalytic Theories of Dreams’), Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis; Winner of the Daphne Socarides Stolorow Memorial Essay Awards in 2011 and 2012; Associate Editor: International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology.
In private practice in WLA for 15 years, seeing adults for individual or conjoint work.
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:
Supervision and Psychoanalysis using intersubjective-systems theory.
Trauma, loneliness, and a history of neglect.
Creativity, dreams, spirituality, enactments.
Relationships and Coupledom.
Cross-Cultural and Acculturation Issues.
Recovery from Addictions, especially the difficulties of affected family members.
Body Image Disorders.
Jungian Sandtray and Collage therapy (non-verbal modality)