The Center for Professional Development

Clinical Certificate Program in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy


Marjorie Adis, MSW, LCSW is in private practice in Merion and Center City. She works with couples and individuals in long-term psychodynamic relational psychotherapy, as well as providing clinical supervision.           

Miriam Field, MSS, LCSW has an active private practice treating individuals of all ages and couples in Merion and Center City.  She provides clinical supervision on a sliding scale basis. A psychoanalyst on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, she teaches in the adult and child psychotherapy training programs. She is a past president and founder of the Alliance for Psychoanalytic Thought.  Additionally she is a mental health consultant to preschools in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties.

Sara Bressi Nath, PhD, LSW is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  She received her MSW and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice.  Sara’s research focuses on exploring the quality of health and mental health services received by adults and older adults with serious mental illnesses.  She has a private practice in Bryn Mawr, and is an alumnus of the Adult Psychotherapy program at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphis.  She teaches the foundation year practice course, a theory course covering social and behavioral theory, and a course in adult development and aging at the GSSWSR.

Leda Sportolari, MSW, LCSW is in private practice in Bala Cynwyd, working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.  Her specialty areas include: child and adolescent assessment and treatment; parenting guidance; relationship concerns; and helping children and families negotiate divorce and remarriage.  She has a particular interest in working with young children and their families, using an attachment-based perspective to understand and treat social-emotional-behavioral problems. Leda teaches parenting classes at local nursery schools. Leda is past-president of the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work and is an adjunct faculty member at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  She offers sliding scale clinical supervision to MSWs pursuing LCSW licensure.

Peggy Vogt, MSS, LCSW is on staff at the Drexel University College of
Medicine Outpatient Psychiatry Service, where she practices psychotherapy and provides supervision to trainees from a range of mental health disciplines.  Her professional interests include trauma and abuse; mindfulness in psychotherapy; and clinical supervision.  Peggy has a Certificate in Advanced Clinical Supervision from the Smith College School for Social Work and is also adjunct faculty for Smith’s M.S.W. program.  In addition, she is currently an adjunct intructor for Drexel University's Creative Arts in Therapy program and a former member of PSCSW’s Education Committee.