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Your support helps further our charitable mission of providing educational programs to mental health and other professionals, offering therapeutic services to people who could not otherwise afford them, and advocating for psychoanalysis as a clinical treatment and theory of mind.

Pamela Bannos, author of Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife, is the evening's featured speaker.
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2017 Benefit

We surpassed our fundraising goal to support the educational, patient, and other programs of the Institute, and had a wonderful time


Thank you to all who attended and to our generous sponsors:

Leader Sponsors:
Deborah and Cody Engle
The Sussman Family
Sustainer Sponsors:
Joan and William Dutton
Johanna and Jeffrey Ilfeld
Gavin and Michael Mullen
Sheila and Art Nielsen
Beth and Harvey Plotnick
Supporter Sponsors:
Robin and Steve Berger
Eleanor and Fredric Coe
Janet and Robert L. Graham
Jenner & Block
Kartemquin Films
Claire Prussian
Wendy Selene and Jim Schwartz
Susan and Daniel Socolow
The Yellowbrick Foundation
Guardian Sponsors:
Pam Adelman
Deborah and David Epstein
Gofen and Glossberg
Adele and Ed Kaufman
Norman Kohn
Hershy Pappadis
Joanne Marengo
Erika Schmidt
Michael Shakman
Brenda and David Solomon
Eva Lichtenberg and Arnold Tobin
Kristina Valaitis
Kyle and Leo Weinstein
Alice and Herb Zarov

Thank you to our 2017 Benefit Committee and Host Committee members:

Annual Benefit Committee:
Laurie A. Kenfield and Michael D. Kelleher, Co-Chairs
Georgia Cibul
S. Cody Engle
Eva Lichtenberg
Harolyn Pappadis
Judy Schiffman
Donna Shaft
Leslie Shaw
Host Committee:
Pamela and Steven Adelman
Robin and Steve Berger
Jean K. Carney
Eleanor and Fredric Coe
Deborah and Cody Engle
Deborah and David Epstein
Sunny Fischer
Janet and Robert L. Graham
Hanna Holborn Gray
Johanna and Jeffrey Ilfeld
Nancy Schaefer and Chet Kamin
Erika Schmidt
Susan and Daniel Socolow
Andy Solomon
Susan Stodolsky
Carrie and Eric Sussman
Rita Sussman
Kristina Valaitis
Pam and Doug Walter
Evelina and Colin Pereira-Webber
Bernice Weissbourd
Benna and Hal Wilde