Lisa Lempel-Sander is a New York State licensed psychoanalyst and is certified by The National Psychoanalytic Association for Psychoanalysis. She is a senior faculty member and clinical supervisor at the Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis where she teaches and supervises psychoanalytic post-doctoral candidates.

From 2000 – 2004 she served on the Executive Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis and in 2001, served on the Board of Directors for the Open Door Parent & Child Caring Center in Great Neck, New York.

Long Island Counseling, the private psychoanalytic practice of Lisa Lempel-Sander provides psychoanalytic treatment to both couples and individuals in Douglaston New York.

Treatment is available to couples, including same-sex and high-conflict couples. Lisa Lempel-Sander’s work addresses all issues pertaining to marital health, including sexual dysfunction. She also treats individuals and families and specializes in treating trauma and depression.

Lisa Lempel-Sander has long held an interest in creativity and meaning and specifically, in those aspects of self that create or fail to create meaning. She’s written and presented papers on this topic at several conferences, including most recently at the 2013 Psychology and the Other Conference in Boston. Her paper was entitled “How We Make Meaning: Imagination, Transgression, and the Mind of the Other.”