Elaine Cooper, L.C.S.W is Clinical Professor at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco. She has been awarded the annual Excellence in Teaching Award nine times. She has also taught at Smith College, New York University, New York Medical College, Hunter College, Adelphi University, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California and University of California at Berkeley. She has 45 years of clinical practice and 30 years of teaching experience in individual, couples and group therapy.
Elaine is the author of two books, as well as numerous articles and book chapters on group therapy. Her latest book is LET'S ALL HOLD HANDS AND DROP DEAD: Three Generations - One Story. She is a regular presenter at local, national and international professional conferences, including Parliament of Religions interfaith conference in 2015.
Elaine received her Master’s in Social Welfare from the University of California, School of Social Welfare at Berkeley in 1964 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Group psychotherapy. Dr. Cooper has coordinated four group programs in major hospitals and developed three group programs for Kaiser Permanente, St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York, and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. Elaine resides in Berkeley, California where she has a private practice in individual, couple and group psychodynamic psychotherapy and leads workshops on Generational Social Trauma. She has provided consultation for agencies, including a staff in China.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco Private Practice
Long term group for psychotherapists.
Workshops on Generational Trauma
School: University of California School of Social Welfare at Berkeley Year Graduated: 1964
TYPES OF GROUPS:
Mens Groups Mixed Adult Group Womens Groups
MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALTIES:
SCOPE OF GROUP PRACTICE:
Group Supervision-Consultation Longer-Term Intensive Group