Leadership at the Ackerman Institute

Adi Loebl, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Helen H. Park

Director of Community & International Training

Jamie Cogar
Jamie Cogar

Director of Video and Communications

Kenya Aska

Clinic Director

Marlene F. Watson

Director of Training

Martha E. Edwards, PhD

Director of Research

Martha Fling

President and CEO

Melissa Thoen
Melissa Thoen

Clinical Director

Michele Burfeind

Director of Finance

Walter Vega

Dean of Students, Director of Admissions

Administration Directory

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  • Clinic Staff
  • Leadership
  • Staff
All Administration
  • All Administration
  • Clinic Staff
  • Leadership
  • Staff
Adi Loebl, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Alessandra Sabbatini

Clinic Associate

Alexis Diaz

Director of GFP Services

Cheryl Ching

Couple and Family Therapist

Darrell Salina

Administrative Assistant

Derrick T. Jordan

Family Therapist

Edgar A. Galvis

Intake Coordinator & Clinic Therapist

Elissa Kirtzman

Clinical Supervisor

Hana Ahary

Clinic Associate

Helen H. Park

Director of Community & International Training

Jamie Cogar

Director of Video and Communications

Kathleen Bautista

Administrative Assistant

Kenya Aska

Clinic Director

Locinta Phillip

Receptionist

Mali Sicora

Intake Coordinator

Marcelo Dedini

Program Coordinator, Gender & Family Project

Marlene F. Watson

Director of Training

Martha E. Edwards, PhD

Director of Research

Martha Fling

President and CEO

Melissa Tandy

Community and International Training Assistant

Melissa Thoen

Clinical Director

Michele Burfeind

Director of Finance

Shawna Meade

Administrative Assistant

Sheldon Marshall

Building Superintendent

Silvia B. Espinal

Co-Director of Social Work & Diversity Program

Tara Starin-Basi

Clinical Supervisor

Theresa Joseph

Receptionist

Vrinda Sheth

Training Program Coordinator

Walter Vega

Dean of Students, Director of Admissions