Marion F. Solomon. PhD.
Dr. Solomon is Director of Training of the Lifespan Learning Institute. She is a Senior Extension Instructor of the Department of Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences of UCLA. She is author of "Narcissism and Intimacy "and "Lean on Me: The Power of Positive Dependency in Intimate Relationships". She is co-author of "Short Term Therapy for Long Term Change" and an editor of "Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain", "Countertransference in Couples Therapy", and "The Borderline Patient, Volumes I & II"
Matthew Solomon, PhD.
Matthew Solomon, Ph.D. is President of the Lifespan Learning Institute and serves on the Executive Board of the UCLA Center on Aging. He has a Doctorate in Psychology with a specialization in Gerontology. He also has a Master's Degree from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and a Master's Degree in Business Management from Cal State in Los Angeles. He is past president of the Guardians of the Jewish Homes, served as president of Hillel Council for Greater Los Angeles, and is a recipient of the "Spirit of Life" award from the City of Hope.
Daniel Siegel, M.D.
Daniel Siegel, M.D. is Medical/Psychiatry Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. He is clinical professor on the faculty of the Foundation for Psychocultural Research--UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He is a practicing child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, and author of The Developing Mind . He is co-author of Parenting from the Inside Out . He serves as the editor-in-chief for the Norton Sciences on Interpersonal Neurobiology. He is also Director for the Center for Human Development in Los Angeles.
Allan Schore, Ph.D.
Allan Schore, Ph.D. is Psychology Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. He is on the clinical faculty of the University of California at Los Angeles Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. He is widely recognized in the neuroscience field and is the author of Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development; Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self; and Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self.
Judith Schore, MSW, Psy.D.
Dr. Judith Schore is Dean of Students and Core Faculty member at The Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work and Psychotherapy. She is on the faculty at the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center Clinical Fellowship teaching Neurobiology and Attachment theory. She has been a psychotherapist and supervisor for over 40 years and has a private practice in Northridge, California.
She is co-author with Allan Schore of "Modern Attachment Theory: The Central Role of Affect Regulation in Development and Treatment" in the Clinical Social Work Journal, March 2008. She has studied with Allan Schore for over 20 year and applies his theories to clinical consultation and supervision.
Diana Fosha, Ph.D.
Diana Fosha, Ph.D. is Psychology Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. She is Director of Training and Founding Member of IESA (International Experiential STDP Association)--New York, Toronto and Milan. She is a practicing clinical psychologist, specializing in affect theory, and the author of The Transforming Power of Affect: A Model for Accelerated Change.
Bonnie Goldstein, LCSW, Ph.D.
Bonnie Goldstein, LCSW, Ph.D. is Child and Adolescent Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. She is a practicing psychotherapist, specializing in child, adolescent, family and group treatment. She is the author of Understanding, Diagnosing and Treating Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents; The Handbook of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy; A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, Volumes I & II;and A Text for Children and Their Families; I Will Know What to Do: A Guide to Dealing with Trauma, and the Forthcoming Adolescent Dilemmas.
Pat Ogden, Ph.D.
Pat Ogden, Ph.D. is the founder and director of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an internationally-recognized school that specializes in training psychotherapists in somatic/cognitive approaches for the treatment of trauma, developmental and attachment issues. A pioneer in somatic psychotherapy and the treatment of trauma, she has over 30 years' experience working with individuals and groups.