Dr. Maria T. Lymberis, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae 2011
1. PERSONAL:

Office Address: 1500 Montana Ave. Suite 201

Santa Monica, California 90403

Phone: (310) 451 3152

Fax: (310) 310-2620

E-Mail: < maria@lymberis.com>

Website: http://www.lymberis.com

Place of Birth: Athens, Greece

Citizenship USA, Naturalized April 1968

Family Status: Married, mother of three adult sons
2. EDUCATION:

1950 – 1956 Protypon Lykeon of Athens, Greece

1956 Graduated from Protypon Lykeon of Athens

1956 – 1960 B.A. Philosophy, Douglas College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

1960 – 1964 M.D., University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

1964 – 1965 Internship (straight medical) Mount Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
3. PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

1965 – 1966 Resident in Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY.

1966 – 1968 Resident in Psychiatry, Albert Einstein, Bronx Municipal Hospital, NY, NY.

1968 – 1970 Fellow in Child Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine

NPI, LA, CA

1968 – 1978 Graduate Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute, LA, CA, in Adult and Child Psychoanalysis
4. PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Medical Association- Member

American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law – Member

American College of Psychiatrists – Fellow

American Medical Association – Member

American Psychiatric Association – Distinguished Life Fellow

American Psychoanalytic Association – (Member 1978-2002)

California Medical Association – Member

Hellenic-American Medical Society of Southern Calif. – Member

International Psychoanalytical Students Organization – Honorary Member

Los Angeles County Medical Association – Member

Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute – (Member 1978-2002)

Southern California Psychiatric Society – Distinguished Life Fellow

Southern California Society for Adolescent Psychiatry – Distinguished Life Member

Southern California Society for Child Psychiatry – Member

Hellenic American Psychiatric Association – Founder/Past President
5. RESEARCH IN NEUROLOGY:

U.S. Public Health Grant on Cerebrovascular Disease, under Howard S. Barrows, M.D. summers of 1961 and 1962 at the University of Southern California

U.S. Public Health Grant on “The Incidence of C.N.S. Toxoplasmosis among Children with Epilepsy” summer of 1963 at Queen Square Neurological Institute, London, England
6. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

A) Private Practice

1969-1977: Medical Director, Marianne Frostig Center for Educational Therapy

1970-pres: Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

1972-pres: Psychoanalysis: adult and child

1982-pres: Forensic Psychiatry

1998-pres: Combined psychopharmacology & Psychotherapy

B) UCLA School of Medicine

1970-1996 Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

1992-1994: Member, Voluntary Clinical Faculty, Academic Appointments and Advancements Committee

1996-pres: Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,

2010 Honorary

C) Southern California Psychiatric Society:

1972-1974: Member of the Program Committee

1973-1974: Treasurer Elect

1973-1974: Treasurer

1976-1977: Co-chairperson, Ethics Committee

1975-1979: Councilor

1978-1979: APA Assembly Deputy Representative

1977-1986: Chair Ethics Committee

1977-pres: Member Ethics Committee

1977-1990: Member Peer Review Committee

1983-1984: APA Assembly Representative

1983-1985: Member, Awards and Fellowship Committee

1985-1988: Consultant, Awards and Fellowship Committee

1986-1990: Chair, Subcommittee on the Education of Psychiatrists on Ethical Issues

1986-1988: Chair Ad Hoc Committee on Ethics Procedures

1988-1989: President-Elect

1989-1990: President

1990-1994: State Legislative Representative

1990-1994: APA Assembly Rep

1990-2004: Member, Nominating Committee

1990-pres: Founding President of the SCPS sponsored Psychiatric Education and Research Foundation, (PER)

D) California Psychiatric Association

1984-1986: Representative to CCPPSWN.

1990-1991: Chair, 1991 Annual CPA meeting Program Committee,

1990-1999: Member Government Affairs Committee

1993-1998: Area VI Rep to APA Joint Commission on Public Affairs

2004 SC Coordinator for the CA Mental Health Initiative, Proposition 63

E) American Psychiatric Association

1978-1979: Member, Assembly Task Force on Private Practice

1979-1982: Consultant, Assembly Task Force on Private Practice

1980-1986: Member, Committee, and Misuse & Abuse of Psychiatry in the U.S.

1983-1984: APA Assembly liaison to the Committee on Misuse and Abuse of Psychiatry in the US.

1986-1989: Consultant, APA Ethics Committee

1986-1989: Member, Subcommittee on Education of Psychiatrists on Ethical Issues

1989-1991: Chair, Subcommittee on Education of Psychiatrists on Ethical Issues

1990-1992: Member APA Assembly Task Force on Implementation of Revised Ethics Procedures

1991-1994: Member APA Annual Meeting Subcommittee on Video

1991-1994: Member APA Committee on Continuing Education

1993-1996: Member APA Membership Committee

1993-1996: Member APA Committee on Family Violence & Sexual Abuse

1994-1997: Trustee at Large (elected)

1994-1995: Board Liaison: Council on Children, Adolescents and their Families

1994-1995: Board Liaison: Council on Internal Organization

1995-1996: Board Liaison: Practice Guidelines

1997-2000: Member APA Committee on Private Practice

1998-2000: APA Treasurer (elected)

2000-2006: Chair Investment Oversight Committee

2000-2006: Member Finance & Budget Committee

2000-2006: Member Long Range Planning Committee

2006-2008: Chair Elections Committee

2008-2009: Consultant, Council on Global Psychiatry

2008-2011: Member, APA/Minority Fellowship Selection Committee

2008-2010: APA LIFERS officer: Treasurer

2010-2012: APA LIFERS officer; Secretary

F) Hellenic-American Psychiatric Association

1998-1999: Chair, Steering Committee for the founding of HAPA

1999-2002: Founding President HAPA

2002-pres: Past President and Acting Executive Director

G) Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society:

1978 Graduate in Psychoanalysis

1979-2002: Member of the LA Psychoanalytic Society

1981-1986: Assistant Faculty Member LA Psychoanalytic Institute

1984-1985: Chair-Elect Extension Division of LA Psychoanalytic S/I

1987-1989: Associate Faculty LA Psychoanalytic Institute

1992-2002: Senior Faculty LA Psychoanalytic Institute

1995-1998: Chair: Extension Division

1995-1998: Director: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program

1995-1998: Co-chair, Continuing Education Committee

1995-1998: Member: Membership/Ethics Committee)

H) Council for the Advancement of Psychoanalytic Education:

1974-1975: Member, Committee on Problems in Psychoanalytic Training

1976-1977: Secretary Elect

1978-1979: President Elect

1979-1980: President

1979-1982: Member, CAPE Research Project on Psychoanalytic Education

1980-1982: Chair, CAPE Scientific Program Committee

I) International Psychoanalytic Student Organization:

1977-1979: Secretary and Acting President responsible for organizing the 5th I.P.S.O. Pre-Congress which was held in connection with the 31st International Congress of Psychoanalysis in July 1979 in New York City.

1979 Honorary Member of I.P.S.O.

J) Graduate Center for Child Development and Psychotherapy Training, Los Angeles:

1976-1986: Senior Faculty Member

1979-1982 Member of the Board of Directors

2002-2007: Member of the Board of Directors

1990-2007: Senior Faculty Member

K) Cooperative of American Physicians-Mutual Trust

1989-pres: Member of Education Committee

1991-pres: Chair of Psychiatric Peer Review Committee

1991-pres: Member of Practice Review Committee

L) Los Angeles County Medical Association & California Medical Association & American Medical Association:

1982-pres: Member

1984-1995: Member Central Committee on Ethics

2005-2009: Member Board of Directors LACMA District 5

2009-2010: President LACMA District 5

2006-2007: LACMA District 5: Alternate CMA House of Delegates

2007-2011: LACMA District 5: Delegate CMA House of Delegates

2008-2011; CMA Alternate Delegate to AMA House of Delegates

M) American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

1984-2005: Examiner in Adult Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry

N) California Council on Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Nursing

1984-1985: Secretary

1985-1986: Treasurer

O) Medical Board of California

1978-pres: Expert Consultant

2/6/98 Lecture Presentation to the Medical Board of California

11/8/02: Lecture Presentations to the Medical Board of California

P) Mental Health Association, LA Chapter:

1982-1986: Member of the Board of Directors

Q) Westwood Hospital

1983-1986: Consultant, Credentials Committee

1985-1987: Member, Credentials Committee

1987-1989: Chief of Psychiatry

1989-1990: Vice-President, Medical Staff

R) California Senate

1986-1987: Member, California Senate Task Force on Psychotherapist Patient Sexual Contact
7. PEER REVIEW

1987-2004: California Medical Review, Inc: Physician Advisor

1990-1995: National Psych. Reviews, Peer Reviewer Advisor

1990-1993: Southern Calif. Gas Co. Physician Reviewer Advisor

1988-pres: Cooperative of American Physicians – Mutual Trust: Member: Education Committee

1991-pres: Cooperative of American Physicians – Mutual Trust: Member: Peer Review Committee member

1991-pres: Cooperative of American Physicians – Mutual Trust: Member: Practice Review Committee

2000-pres: Cooperative of American Physicians – Mutual Trust:

Chair Psychiatry Peer Review Committee

2004-2007: Lumetra (Medicare Review): Physician Advisor
8. MEDICAL LICENSES:

State of New York #95972 (1966) inactive

State of California #11637 (1966) active
9. BOARDS:

Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Certified in Psychiatry – January 1972

Certified in Child Psychiatry – March 1977
10. PAPERS PRESENTED BY INVITATION

· “Craniofacial Growth and Development. The Role of this Region in Emotional and Cognitive Development”. Presented on April 3, 1971 at the Postgraduate Course in Craniofacial Growth and Clinical Practice, given by the UCLA School of Dentistry.

· “Some Thoughts on the Current Identity Crisis in Psychiatry”. Presented at the Annual Fall Meeting of the Southern California Psychiatric Society on October 15, 1971 in Palm Springs. CA.

· “Learning Disorders. The Contributions of Psychoanalysis and Cognitive Psychology to their Understanding and Management.” Presented at the USC Department of Psychiatry on March 9, 1972.

· Chaired panel on “Interface of Law and Psychiatry”, at the Spring Annual Meeting of the Southern California Psychiatric Society at Los Angeles on April 21, 1973.

· “Female Juvenile Delinquency”. Presented at the Extension Division of the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute on February 28, 1973.

· “The Quality of Life and the Woman Alone”. Presented at the Wilshire Temple on March 12, 1975.

· “Psychoanalysis – the Present and its Future”. Presented at the UCLA Extension Course on Freud, on June 11, 1975.

· “Role Strain in Executive Women”. Member of the panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis in Beverly Hills, California on May 4, 1975.

· “Child Development: Current Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology Research Findings on the Separation – Individuation Process”. Presented to the Staff of the Frostig Center on December 11, 1975.

· “Child Psychopathology: Review of Major Psychiatric Childhood Disturbances”. Presented as a part of the course on Abnormal Child Development, Postgraduate Training Program in Special Education, Frostig Center on May 19, 1976.

· Discussant of Eleanor Galenson’s paper on “Examination Anxiety in Women”, at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, on March 8, 1977.

· “Psychoanalytic Education: A Candidate’s Passage through a Troubled Institute”. Presented at the I.P.S.O. Pre-Congress section of the 30th International Psychoanalytic Congress in Jerusalem, Israel on August 20, 1977.

· Discussant of “On the Other Side of Oz” by Claire Cath, M.Ed. and Stanley Cath, M.D. at the Winter Annual meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association on December 16, 1977 in New York City.

· “The International Psychoanalytic Student Movement – Its Role in Psychoanalysis”. Presented on July 28, 1979 at the 5th International Psychoanalytic Student Pre-Congress, which was held in New York City in connection with the 31st International Psychoanalytic Congress in July 1979.

· “Medical Ethics – Implications for Clinical Practice”. Presented on June 9, 1980 at the SCPS monthly meeting at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

· “Psychotherapy for Women – Is it any Different?” Presented on October 25, 1980 at the Annual Winter Meeting of the SCPS in Monterey, California.

· “Medical Ethics”. Presented on November 6, 1980 at VA Outpatient Department, Downtown Los Angeles.

· “Medical Ethics”. Presented on November 17, 1980 at Cedars-Sinai Thalians Community Mental Health Center.

· “Medical Ethics”. Presented on 2/27/81 at USC School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the Monthly Scientific Meeting of USC/LACMC.

· “Psychoanalytic Training in the USA – The Current Demographic Profile”. Presented at the IPA Meetings, I.P.S.O. Pre-Congress on 7/25/81 at Helsinki, Finland.

· “The Infant and its Working Mother: The Challenge of Modern Parenthood”.

· “Abuse and Misuse of Psychiatry in the Private Practice Sector”. Presented on May 3, 1983 at the panel sponsored by the APA Committee on Abuse and Misuse of Psychiatry in the USA at the APA Annual Meeting in New York City.

· “Medical Ethics in Psychiatric Clinical Practice”. Presented on July 5, 1983 at UCI School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at the Monthly Scientific Meeting of UCI.

· “Medical Ethics in Clinical Psychiatric Practice”. Presented on October 24, 1983 at the Quarterly medical staff meeting of Westwood Hospital at Los Angeles.

· “Issues in Adolescence”. Presented at the Continuing Education series of the Verdugo Mental Health Center on November 2, 1983.

· “The Subpoena, The Summons: What does a Psychiatrist do now? Ethical and Legal Aspects”. Presented on December 14, 1983 at the South Bay Psychiatric Society.

· “The Corporate Medicine Model and its Potential for Abuse and Misuse of Psychiatry: Threat or Opportunity”. Presented on May 8, 1984 at the panel sponsored by the APA Committee on Abuse and Misuse of Psychiatry in the USA at the APA Annual Meeting at Los Angeles.

· Discussant of “Transference and Ethics” by Roman Anshin, M.D. on October 14, 1985 at the monthly scientific meeting of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Society at Los Angeles.

· “Child Abuse: The Impact of its Discovery on a Six Year Old Girl and Her Family. A Clinical Case Study”. Presented on November 7, 1985 at the Child Analysis Group of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute at Los Angeles.

· “Changing Medical Ethics: Current Dilemmas”. Presented at the American Medical Women’s Association meeting on 2/12/86 at Los Angeles.

· “Medical Ethics and the Changing Medical Scene”. Presented on March 6, 1986 at the 2nd Annual San Diego Psychiatric Society at Mammoth Lakes, California.

· Discussant of “Revisiting Childhood Tales and Memories” by Edwin C. Peck, M.D. on May 24, 1986 at the Southern California Psychoanalytic Society meeting in Newport Beach, California.

· “Medical Ethics – A Perspective” Presented at the monthly scientific meeting of the Santa Barbara Psychiatric society on October 3, 1986.

· “Christmas Stories, Past and Present”. Presented on December 12, 1986 at the Southern California Society for Child Psychiatry at Los Angeles, California.

· “Patient-Therapist Sexual Involvement; The Current Status”. Presented on November 7, 1987 at the Southern California Psychiatric Society’s Annual Meeting in Santa Barbara, California.

· “The Xmas Story. A Psychoanalyst’s Musings”. Presented on December 13, 1987 at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute at Los Angeles, California.

· “Psychotherapist-Patient Sexual Involvement: The New California Laws”. Presented on January 13, 1988 at the Del Amo Psychiatric Hospital Quarterly Staff Meeting at Los Angeles, California.

· “Psychotherapist-Patient Sexual Relations: Current Legal and Treatment Issues”. Presented on February 29, 1988 at Cedar-Sinai Department of Psychiatry Ground Rounds at Los Angeles, California.

· “The Problems in the Subsequent Therapy of Patients Who have been Sexually Involved with their Previous Therapists”. Presented at a Multidisciplinary Conference at USC on the Problem of Psychotherapist Patient Sexual Involvement on April 9, 1988 at Los Angeles, California.

· “Psychotherapist-Patient Sexual Involvement: Transference- Countertransference, Reality, Consequences and Considerations”. Presented on May 6, 1988 at the Lafayette Clinic, Department of Mental Health at Detroit, Michigan.

· “Aspects of Patient/Therapist Sexual Relations”. Presented at the SCPS San Gabriel Valley meeting at Las Encinas Hospital on June 16, 1988 in Pasadena, California.

· “Sexual Involvement between Therapists and Patients”. Presented at the SCPS Course on Sexual Misconduct on July 16, 1988 in Los Angles, California.

· “Female Sexual Dysfunction Revisited: A Clinical Case Presentation” presented on May 5, 1989 at the American Academy of Psychoanalysis Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.

· “The Problem of Sexual Relations with Patients” presented at UCLA-Harbor Grand Rounds on June 28, 1989 at Harbor Hospital in Los Angeles, Calif.

· “Sexual Involvement Between Analyst and Patient: Lessons and Reflections from the Subsequent Treatment of One Such Case”. Presented at the Symposium on the Psychology of Therapist Sexual Misconduct sponsored by the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute on February 10, 1990, Boston, Massachusetts.

· “Psychiatry, Sex and Ethics” presented at the Cedars-Sinai Quarterly Staff Meeting on February 20, 1990, Los Angeles, California.

· “Ethical Perspectives on the Dangers and Consequences of Non-Sexual Dual Relationships in Clinical Practice” presented at the Southern California Psychoanalytic Society/Institute, May 9, 1990.

· “Sexual Involvement and Sexual Harassment in Medical Practice” presented at the Covina Community Hospital, grand rounds on 8/15/90.

· “Sexual Involvement with Patients: Ethical, Legal and Clinical Perspectives” presented at the Intercommunity Medical Center in Covina, California on 12/4/90.

· “Sexual Misconduct in the Health Care Field” presented at the Lafayette Clinic, Dept. of Mental Health, at Detroit, MI on 3/19/91

· “Sexual Misconduct in Psychotherapy” presented at the IPSO Pre-Congress in connection with the 37th International Psychoanalytic Assoc. Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 7/28/91

· “Boundary Violations in Clinical Practice” presented at the monthly psychiatric meeting at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange County, CA on 11/12/91

· “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice: an Update” presented at Grand Rounds of USC Dept. of Psychiatry in Los Angeles, CA on 12/17/91

· “Boundary Issues in Psychotherapy” presented at the Kaiser Permanente monthly staff meeting on January 16, 1992 in Los Angeles, CA.

· “Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy, Sexual and Non-sexual” presented at the Annual Institute Conference of the San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute on “Victims of Abuse: The Emotional Impact of Child and Adult Trauma” in San Diego, CA on 2/16/92

· “Sexual Identity Problems: The Role of pre-oedipal Factors from the Analysis of an Adult Male patient” presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis on 5/1/92 in Washington DC.

· “100 Years’ Impact of Therapy on Societal Change” presented at the Symposium on Emerging Issues in Social Psychiatry Toward the year 2000 at the 145th Annual Meeting of the APA on 5/6/92 in Washington DC.

· “Sexual Harassment: Psychiatric and Legal Aspects”. presented at the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law on 6/6/92 in Los Angeles, California.

· “Sexual and Non-Sexual Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis”, presented at the Psychoanalytic Center of California on 6/12/92 in Los Angeles, California.

· “Sexual Exploitation and Therapist/Patient Relationships”, presented at the 1992 Institute on Hospital and Community Psychiatry on October 26, 1992 in Toronto, Canada.

· “Professional Sexual Responsibility in the Medical and Legal Profession”, presented at the Santa Barbara Women Lawyers and American Medical Women’s Association on 11/17/93 in Santa Barbara, California.

· “Psychoanalysis and Ethics: The Problem of Sexual Misconduct in the Psychoanalytic Profession”, presented at the Houston Psychoanalytic Society on 2/9/94.

· “Psychotherapy of Depression”: Continuous Clinical Case Conference: APA Annual Meeting discussant in Philadelphia, PA on 5/23/94.

· “The Borderline Adolescent Revisited: New Tools/New Views”, discussant at the Southern California Society for Adolescent Psychiatry meeting at Cedar-Sinai Dept. of Psychiatry in Los Angeles, CA on 9/17/94.

· “Sexual Identity and Gender Issues among Adolescents”, presented at the 12th Annual Conference on Critical Issues of Adolescence, Aviva Center, in Los Angeles, CA on 2/15/96.

· “Confidentiality in Clinical Practice”, presented at the Manhattan Psychiatric Center on 11/7/97.

· “Ethical Issues in Current Psychiatric Practice”, presented at the Department of Psychiatry Faculty Psychotherapy Conference Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, December 16, 1997.

· “Current Perspectives on Psychiatric Ethics” presented at the Grand Rounds of the New York Medical College, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral health, Westchester County Medical Center on 12/18/97.

· “Sexual Misconduct in the Practice of Medicine: Issues in the Evaluation/Rehabilitation of Physicians”, presented to the Medical Board of California, Division of Medical Quality in Los Angeles, CA on 2/6/98.

· “Sexual Harassment” Panel Presentation: “Clinical Cases” American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco, CA: 2/13/98.

· “Sexual Misconduct/Harassment in Medicine: Ethical and Legal Perspectives”, Grand Rounds Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center, California 3/13/98.

· “Sexualization and Boundaries: From Therapy to the Workplace”, Grand Rounds: USC School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, Los Angeles, CA: 11/10/98.

· “Sexual Misconduct in Medicine: Ethical, Legal and Clinical Perspectives” Grand Rounds, St. Luke Medical Center, Pasadena, CA: 7/13/99.

· “Enduring Ethical Issues in Psychiatry” Grand Rounds: Harbor-UCLA Department of Psychiatry, Torrance CA: 11/16/99

· “Ethics & Psychiatry” Grand Rounds: Charles R. Drew University, Psychiatric Residency Program, Los Angeles, CA: 1/25/00

· “Sexual Misconduct in Medical Practice: Ethical. Legal and Clinical Issues”: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles CA: 08/17/00

· “Boundaries in Psychotherapy: Focus on Clinical, Ethical and Legal Aspects” Grand Rounds Harbor-UCLA Department of Psychiatry Torrance CA: 01/24/01

· “The Challenge of Confidentiality in Current Psychoanalytic and Psychotherapeutic Practice” Newport Beach Psychoanalytic Institute Extension Program, Irvine, CA: 03/16/01

· “Sexual and Non-Sexual Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy” University of Helsinki, Lapinlalhti Hospital, Helsinki, Finland: 07/03/01

· “Depression & Women over 50” presented at the California Medical Association Foundation’s California Women’s Health Initiative: “Bridging Medical Care and Communities to Improve the Health of Women 50+” in San Jose, CA 11/02/01

· “Sexual Misconduct in Medical Practice: Ethical. Legal and Clinical Issues”: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles CA: 08/17/00

· “Ethical Issues in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis” Oklahoma Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, Oklahoma City, OK 04/06/02

· “Depression and Women: Current Views on Combined Treatment with Medications and Psychotherapy” presented at the 17th Pan-Hellenic Psychiatric Congress in Halkidiki, Greece 04/23/02

· “Sexual Misconduct in Medicine: The California Experience” presented at the Board Meeting of the Medical Board of California in San Diego, CA on 11/8/02

· “Psychiatric Ethics: Perspectives from the American Experience” presented at the 18th Pan Hellenic Congress of Psychiatry in KOS Island, Greece on 5/17/04

· “Using the FUTURE in the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Depression” presented at the Symposium “The Future in Psychotherapy” at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association on May 26, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

· “The Relevance of Data from the Study of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), from a sample of 17,337 adult HMO patients in CA, for the clinical practice of psychiatry: Challenges in the Treatment of Adolescents with Substance & Alcohol Abuse” Presented at the 20th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Psychiatry on 5/17/08 in Crete, Greece

· “Post Graduate Psychiatric Education: Training Options in E.U. & USA” Chaired Panel Discussion and presented paper on “Changing Patterns of Practice and Training in Psychiatry in the US” at the 20th Pan-Hellenic Congress of Psychiatry on 5/17/08 in Crete, Greece

. “Professionalism, Ethics and Boundaries in Psychotherapy” A set of two lecture presentations to the students and the faculty of the Wright Institute on 3/9/09 in Berkeley, California.

. “Physician Wellbeing at a time of Stress” Organized & chaired a panel presentation sponsored by LACMA District 5 with CAP-MPT on 11/4/09 in Los Angeles California

. “How to stay productive, successful and fulfilled practicing medicine” Organized, chaired and presented at the panel presentation sponsored by LACMA District 5 on 4/7/10 in Los Angeles, California

. “Physician Wellness: Is primary prevention even possible?” Pediatric Grand Rounds at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8/05/2010, LA, CA

11. PAPERS PUBLISHED:

1. Lymberis, Maria T. (1982) US Psychoanalytic Candidates. The Current Profile as Derived from the 1980 CAPE Survey. Journal of the Council for the Advancement of Psychoanalytic Education, Vol 2 #2 pp. 3-

2. Campbell, Linn A.; Lymberis, Maria T.; Campbell, Kay B.; Donovan, Woodrow; de Cordoba, Pedro (1982). The CAPE Survey. Psychoanalytic Training from the Trainee’s View. Journal of the Council for the Advancement of Psychoanalytic Education Vol 2 #2 pp. 10-21.

3. Lymberis, Maria T. (1983) Book Review: “Individual and Family Therapy” by Fred Sander, M.D. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Vol 31, #1, pp. 347-349, published by International University Press Inc, NY, 1979.

4. Book Review: “Keeping Boundaries: A Guidebook for Psychotherapists” by Richard S. Epstein, M.D. American Psychiatric Association Press, Washington, DC 1994.

5. Lymberis, Maria T. (1993) “Sexual Misconduct in the Practice of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”, The Clinical Psychiatry Quarterly, Vol 16 #1, pp. 3-5.

6. Lymberis, Maria T. (1997) “Medical/Psychiatric Records: EMR and Patient Confidentiality” CAP-MPT Capsules Vol 16, #1.

7. Lymberis, Maria T. (1997) “Clinical Psychiatry and Managed Care” CAP-MPT Capsules Vol. 16, #2.

8. Lymberis, Maria T. (1997) “Survival Guide for Psychiatrists: four Ways to Stay Out of Court” The Clinical Psychiatry Quarterly Vol. 19, #4.
12. VIDEO-TAPE MADE:

“Reporting Ethical Concerns about Sexual Involvement with Patients” (narrator and writer). Produced by the APA Subcommittee on the Education of Psychiatrists on Ethical Issues. Copyright, APA 1990.
13. CHAPTERS AUTHORED:

1. “Ethical and Legal Issues in Group Psychotherapy”, (chapter 18) in “Group Therapy in Clinical Practice”, edited by Anne Alonso, Ph.D. and Hillel I. Swiller, M.D., American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC 1993.

2. “Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy, Sexual and Non-Sexual” in “Victims of Abuse: The Emotional Impact of Child and Adult Trauma”, edited by Alan Sugarman, Ph.D., IUP Madison, CT 1994.
14. EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

1. UCLA School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry Teaching:

1970-1988: Supervision of Residents/Child Fellows in Psychotherapy

1988-pres: Faculty in Psychotherapy Training Program (Psychiatry course #483)

2009-pres Faculty UCLA Forensic Fellowship program
2. Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute Teaching:

1985-1992: Opening Phase of Analysis

1988-1989: Female Sexuality

1986-1987: Resistance

1993: Oedipal and Latency Phases of Development

2000: Opening Phase of Analysis
3. American Psychiatric Association: Courses Taught (Full day)

May 6, 1989: APA 142nd Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. “Sexual Contact with Patients: Complexities and Consequences”.

May 12, 1990: APA 143rd Annual Meeting in New York City, New York. “Treating Victims of Therapists’ Sexual Abuse: Complexities and Frustrations”.

May 12, 1991: APA 144th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Treating Victims of Therapists’ Sexual Abuse”

May 3, 1992: APA 145th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. “Treating Victims of Therapists’ Sexual Abuse”

May 7, 1992: APA 145th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice”

May 26, 1993: APA 146th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice”,

May 26, 1994: APA 147th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice”.

Sections on: Confidentiality, Informed Consent & Issues in Rehabilitation of Psychiatrists who have been Disciplined for Ethical Violations (sexual & non-sexual).

May 25, 1995: APA 148th Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice” Sections on: Confidentiality, Informed Consent

May 8, 1996: APA 149th Annual Meeting in New York City. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice” Sections on: Confidentiality, Informed Consent & the Electronic Medical Record.

Oct 21, 1996: APA Psychiatric Services Institute in Chicago, IL. “Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Practice” Sections on: Confidentiality, Informed Consent & the Electronic Medical Record.

May 20, 1997: APA 150th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. “Ethical issues in Psychiatric Practice” Sections on: Confidentiality, Informed Consent and the Electronic Medical Record.
4. California Psychiatric Association: (3-hour courses)
October 13, 1989: Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. “Ethical and Legal Issues for the 1990’s”: (Sexual misconduct in Psychiatry)

October 19, 1990: Annual Meeting “Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychiatric Practice”: (The problem of reporting sexual misconduct)

October 11, 1991: “Psychiatric Malpractice: Ethical, Legal and Clinical Perspectives”: (Loss prevention principles, boundary violations in clinical practice).

October 9, 1992: “Current Ethical and Forensic Issues in Psychiatric Practice”: (Ethical and clinical issues in managed care).

October 8, 1993: “Malpractice Prevention: Current Legal and Ethical issues in Psychiatric Practice: (Confidentiality and privilege in the managed care setting and in the management of the violent patient).

Oct 13, 1996: “New Frontiers of Privilege, Confidentiality: Ethical & Legal issues”. (in the emerging systems of care)
5. Psychiatric Residency Programs lectures:
December 12, 1990: UCLA/NPI – Dept. of Psychiatry “Issues in Termination of Psychotherapy”

March 20, 1991: Michigan State Hospital “Ethical Issues and Sexual Misconduct in Psychiatric Practice”

March 27, 1991: VA/UCLA – Dept. of Psychiatry “Sexual Misconduct: Ethical and Clinical Issues”

June 19, 1991: Harbor UCLA – Dept. of Psychiatry “Ethical and Forensic Issues in Psychiatry”

January 23, 1992: UCLA/NPI – Dept. of Psychiatry “Psychiatric Ethics and Sexual Misconduct”

April 26, 1993: Harbor/UCLA-Dept. of Psychiatry “The Private Practice of Psychiatry in the 1990’s and Beyond”

June 11 & 12, 1993: UCLA/NPI – Dept. of Psychiatry: “Boundary Issues in Psychiatric Practice: Sexual and Non-Sexual” (1 1/2 hour lecture, each date).

September 20, 1993: Cedar-Sinai Med Center: Dept. of Psychiatry “Sexual and Non-Sexual Boundary Issues in Clinical Practice”.

July 12, 1994: USC Medical School, Dept. of Psychiatry “Sexual Misconduct and Boundary Issues: Legal and Ethical Perspectives”.

April 29, 1996: Cedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry “1996 Changes in California Law re Psychiatric Medical Record Documentation.

June 16, 1997: UCLA/NPI Dept. of Psychiatry “Sexual Misconduct/Boundaries in Psychotherapy”

November 13, 1999: UCLA Child Psychiatry Fellowship Lecture, “Ethical, Legal and Clinical Issues in Psychiatric Practice in the Managed Care System”.

April 4th and 5th 2002: Oklahoma Department of Psychiatry a 14 hour course on “Dynamic Psychotherapy: Theoretical Basis and Clinical Practice” and on “Ethics in Psychotherapy Practice”.

October 3d 2002 Annenberg Medical Center, Palm Desert CA, Lecture: “Sexual Harassment & Sexual Misconduct in Medicine”

October 31st 2002 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry LA, CA Lecture: “Psychiatric Ethics Update”

October 26th 2009 UCLA Forensic Psychiatry Fellows Seminar:

“Ethics & Forensic Psychiatry”

August 13th 2010 UCLA Forensic Psychiatry Fellows Seminars on

“Ethics & Forensic Psychiatry”

September 10th 2010 UCLA Forensic Psychiatry Fellows Seminars on

“Ethics & Forensic Psychiatry

September 17th 2010 UCLA Forensic Psychiatry Fellows Seminars on

“Ethics & Forensic Psychiatry
6. Graduate Center For Child Development and Psychotherapy courses:

a) Winter 1990 & 1992: “The Ethical and Legal Foundations of Psychotherapy” (a 10 week, 2 hours each session)

b) Winter 1991 & 1993: “Divorce and its Impact on children and Families: Clinical and Legal Perspectives” (a 10 week, 2 hour each session course)

c) Spring 1996: “New Forms of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Violence, Gangs, Homelessness and Graffiti” (5 week, 2 hour each session course)

d) Winter 1996: “The Ethical and Legal Foundations of Psychotherapy” (a 5 week, 2 hour each session course)

e) Winter 1998: “The Ethical and Legal Foundations of Psychotherapy” (5 week, 2 hour)

f) Spring 1999: “Divorce and Its Impact on Children and Families: Clinical and Legal Perspectives” (a 5 week, 2 hour session course)

g) Winter 2000: “The Ethical & Legal Foundations of Psychotherapy” (a 5-week, 2-hour session course)

h) Winter 2001 & 2002: “Ethics in Psychotherapy” (a 3 week, 2-hour course)

i) Spring 2001 & 2002: “Divorce: Its Impact on Children” (a 3 week, 2 hour course)

j) Winter 2002-2003: “Clinical Concepts: Ethical & legal Foundations of psychotherapy” (a 6 week, 2 hour course)

k) Winter 2002-2003: ” Clinical Applications: Case Conference” (a 10 week, 2 hour course)

l) Winter 2003-2004: “Psychoanalytic Theory IV- Ego Psychology” (10 week, 2 hour course)

m) Winter 2004-2005: Clinical Applications: Case Conference” (10 week, 2 hour course)

n) Winter 2005-2006: Trauma & Children ( 2 week 2 hour course)

o) Winter 2005-2006 Termination in Psychotherapy (1 week 2 hour course)

p) Winter 2005-2006 Oedipal & Latency Phase of Development (10 week 2 hour course)

q) Winter 2006-2007 Oedipal & Latency Phases of Development (10 week 2 hour course)

r) Winter 2006-2007: Ethics (2 week 2 hour course)

s) Winter 2006-2007: Termination (1 week 2 hour course)

t) Winter 2006-2007: Trauma & Children (2 week 2 hour course)
7. Medical Board of California:

Training Course for Board Investigators: Enforcement Division: “Psychiatric Aspects of Physician Perpetrators and Patient Victims”

a) December 3, 1998: Diamond Bar, CA – 4 hours

b) December 4, 1998: Diamond Bar, CA – 4 hours

c) December 17, 1998 Oakland, CA – 4 hours

d) December 18, 1998: Sacramento, CA 4 hours
Lectures to the Medical Board of CA on Sexual Misconduct

a) February 6, 1998: Los Angeles, CA

b) November 8. 2002: San Diego, CA
8. Workshop Leader/Member:

UCLA/Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute: March 6, 1982. Conference on “Early Life and the Roots of Identity” at Los Angeles.

Southern California Psychiatric Society: April 28, 1990. Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California. “Can your Patient’s Confession be Safe with You?” Legal and Ethical aspects of confidentiality.

American Psychiatric Association: May 15, 1990. 143rd Annual Meeting. “Sexual Misconduct; The Problem of Reporting”

Cooperative of American Physicians/Mutual Trust Inc: February 20, 1991. “War and Stress: Psychiatric Perspectives”

American Psychiatric Association: May 15, 1991. 145th Annual Meeting. “Sexual Misconduct: The Problem of Impairment in the Psychiatrist”

American Psychoanalytic Association: May 19, 1993, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Calif.: “Sexual Misconduct and the Psychoanalytic Professional Family”.

American Psychiatric Association: May 1993, Annual Meeting. “The District Branch Experiences in Planning CME Activities”

American Psychiatric Association: October 2, 1994. Hospital and Community Psychiatry Institute, San Diego, CA “Sexual Harassment, Abuse and Misuse Psychiatric and Legal Perspectives”.

American Psychiatric Association: May 7, 1996. “Coalitions: Tools for Survival”, at New York City.

Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society/Institute 50th Anniversary, September 28, 1996. “Psychoanalysis and Ethics”.

American Psychiatric Association: Psychiatric Services Institute, October 20,1996, “Psychotherapy and Managed Care”, in Chicago, IL.

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law: “Sexual harassment: A Balanced perspective” (presented three cases) October 24, 1997, Denver, Colorado.

Healthcare Partners Medical Group: Sexual Harassment Workshop (for medical staff and employees) presented on 11/20/97, Los Angeles, CA.

American Psychiatric Association: May 20th 2003, 156th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA “Sexual Harassment : Victims face Confidentiality Issues in Psychiatric Care”

American Psychiatric Association: May 5th 2004, 157th Annual Meeting, NY, NY “Consultation & Legal Clarification in Sexual Harassment”
9. Symposia:

1. APA 147th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. “Sexual Misconduct: Therapist Evaluation and Rehabilitation”: Discussant

2. APA 148th Annual Meeting, Miami, FL. “Culture, Ethnicity and Race: Psychiatry’s Current Challenge), Chair/Organizer.

3. APA Psychiatric Services Institute. Chicago, IL, October 19, 1996. “Culture, Ethnicity and Race in Clinical Psychotherapeutic Practice”, Chair/Organizer.

4. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, 50th Annual Meeting, 2/13/98, San Francisco, CA “Role of Forensic Psychiatrists in Sexual Harassment Litigation”, Participant/Presenter
10. Educational Video Presentations:

APA 145th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

1. Chairperson: Videotape Session: Homosexuality in Germany, Circa 1919. (Magnus Hirschfeld, M.D. advisor to the movie)

2. Chairperson: Videotape Session: Not Allowed to Cry; Children in War. (Roberta J. Apfel, M.D. & Bennett Simon, M.D. producers) presented 5/5/92.

APA 146th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

1. Chairperson: Videotape session, May 23, 1993: “Patently Offensive: Porno Under Siege” (Produced by Harriet Koskoff, Candida Royalle, discussant).

2. Chairperson: Videotape session, May 24, 1993: “Management of Erotic Transference”. (Produced by James W. Lomax, M.D., Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., discussant).

APA 147th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

1. Chairperson: Videotape session, May 24, 1994: “Moyers: Facing Hate with Elie Wiesel” “Beyond Hate” (Producer: Mystic Fire Video, Bennett Simon, M.D. and Roberta J. Apfel, M.D., discussants).

2. Chairperson: Videotape session: May 25, 1994: “Chaos, Science and the Unexpected” (Producer Filmmakers Library, Marvin J. Miller, M.D., discussant).

3. Chairperson: Videotape session, May 25, 1994: “Memory: The Past Imperfect” (Producer Filmmakers Library, Lenore C. Terr, M.D., discussant)
11. World Psychiatric Association
X World Congress of Psychiatry 1996, Madrid, Spain

Presented: Sexual Misconduct: “Reporting Ethical Concerns” (Producer APA 1990) (Discussant: Maria T. Lymberis, M.D.), August 25, 1996.
12. Ethics Workshops/Seminars
1. Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Extension Division: Ethics Workshop (member):

· January 29th 2000: “Ethics in the practice of Psychotherapy” (4 hours)
· May 19th 2001: “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy” (4 hours)
· May 4th 2002: “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy” (4 hours)
· May 22d 2003: “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy” (4 hours)
· February 28th 2004: “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy” (4 hours)
· January 28th 2006 “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy” (6 hours)
2. Alison White Psychoanalytic Institute Ethics Workshop (4 hours)

October 20th 2001: “Ethics in the Practice of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis”
3. “Ethics, Professionalism and Boundaries in Psychotherapy” A set of two presentations to the students and the faculty of the Wright Institute on March 9th 2009 in Berkeley, California.
4. UCLA Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Seminars (3 two hour sessions annually) since 2009 on:

Ethics & Forensic Psychiatry: Boundaries, Sexual Harassment, Divorce and Competence.
13. HONORS:

1961-1963 Soroptimist Scholarship Award

1971 Outstanding Young Women of America

1977 Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

1984 Appreciation Award (by Southern Calif. Psychiatric Society for sustained services as Chair of the SCPS Ethics Committee).

1986 Teacher of the Year Award (Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute)

1991 Appreciation Award (by Southern Calif. Psychiatric Society for outstanding service as State Legislative Representative)

1992 Distinguished Service Award (by Southern Calif. Psychiatric Society for outstanding contributions and highly esteemed service)

1994 & 1995 Public Affairs Network Award (by APA/JCPA for outstanding achievement in Public Information Activity in Area VI, California Psychiatric Association)

2002 Recipient of the Eugene Pumpian-Mindlin, MD Visiting Professorship at the University of Oklahoma Department of Psychiatry in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on 04/04/02 through 04/05/02.

2002 Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

2003 Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists

2010 UCLA School of Medicine, Honorary Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Updated February 2011

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