Founder and Clinical Director

Andi Lyn Kornfeld, LMFT is a Psychoanalyst having earned the distinction of Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst with the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA).  Andi graduated from the Adult Psychoanalysis program at the Psychoanalytic Association of New York (PANY) affiliated with NYU Medical School and has earned a second New York State license in Psychoanalysis.  

As our Founder and Clinical Director, Andi is our guiding force ensuring the highest level of advanced training to our Psychotherapists.  Outside our practice, She holds the office of Assistant Institute Director, Contemporary Freudian Society,  Licensed Psychoanalyst Program guiding our Psychoanalytic Candidates through their Post-grad education and State Licensure.

Within our group practice, Andi specializes in working with people who are committed to relieving their emotional difficulties through self-exploration under the guidance of a highly trained professional. Andi specializes in working with adults who desire a better understanding of themselves and look for freedom in how they experience their emotional life and the world around them.

Andi has extensive pre-and post-graduate training in individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. After completion of her clinical training at St. Luke’s Psychiatry Department, Andi joined the staff at St. Mark’s Institute of Mental Health, where she treated individuals and families. In addition, she was the clinician for the US Probation Department’s Re-Entry Program, treating individuals, families, and conducting group therapy to lower rates of recidivism of non-violent offender participants before stepping down to dedicate herself to private practice full time and to pursue post-grad psychoanalytic study leading to her earned distinctions above..

Prior to Andi’s post-graduate clinical training, she spent over fifteen years as a Senior Leader in Financial Services, primarily Capital Markets. Andi brings a vast and deep knowledge of the vicissitudes of career and executive life to her practice and finds that it enables her to best work with all that seek her expertise.

Andi also offers performance coaching for executives looking to optimize their leadership skills for themselves and their teams’ success. She is available to work with individuals, partners, and groups within your enterprise.

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Professional affiliations include:

  • Contemporary Freudian Society as Assistant Director, Licensed Psychoanalyst Program and Faculty
  • American Psychoanalytic Association  (APsaA) – Active Member
  • International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) – Active Member, FIPA
  • Intl Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO)
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • Women’s Mental Health Consortium at Weill Cornell Medical Center