"Sylvia Rosenfeld is a very talented and experienced clinician.  Her empathic work with couples and her exceptional ability to teach and educate other professionals puts her in the category of master level psychotherapist and trainer.  Sylvia is known in the field of sexuality and human relationships for training and supervising other professionals, and is a leader in her field for both couples and sex therapy.  She is always insightful, can be counted on for her resources and her integrity and is a kind and thoughtful practitioner."  

Tammy Nelson, PhD, author of The New Monogamy and Getting the Sex You Want

 

EducationalTraining

Imago Relationships International

1968 - 72

1972 - 74

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Brooklyn College.

Masters in Social Work New York University

1977 - 80

The Institute for the Study of Psychotherapy, New York City

Training with noted ego psychologists Gertrude and Rubin Blank

1988 - 90

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Human Sexuality Program

Sex Therapy Training with Dr. Helen Singer Kaplan, founder of the first clinic in the United States for sexual disorders established at a medical school.

1993 - 94

The Institute for Imago Relationship Therapy

Trained by creator and founder, Dr. Harville Hendrix. Dr. Hendrix authored the best selling book, Getting the Love You Want.

1997

Hot Monogamy Training

Advanced training with Dr. Pat Love, a leading authority in the field of couples therapy, and author of best seller, Hot Monogamy.

2007 - 08

Imago Relationships International

Training and Certification as an Imago Consultant/Supervisor

2008

Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Training with Dr. Susan Johnson, one of the originators and the main proponent of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT).

2014 -15

The PACT Institute

Level 1 and 2 Training with Stan Tatkin PhD, the creator of the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT)

2021

Optimal Sexual Experiences Research Team at the University of Ottawa

Training with Dr. Peggy Kleinplatz facilitating groups with a focus on creating Optimal Sexual Experience

Affiliations

Imago Relationships of North America

Greater New York Association of Imago Relationship Therapy 

American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists

Society for Sex Therapy and Research

New York State Society for Clinical Social Work Met Chapter 

Hudson Valley Guild of Mental Health Professionals 

The PACT Institute

Optimal Sexual Experiences Research Team at the University of Ottawa