Presentations...

...to the Public

Dr. Pitta has presented to public audiences on the following topics and is available for presentations:

  • Stress, Anxiety and Burnout- Breaking the Cycle
  • Lose Weight Permanent
  • Marital Communication - Do You and Your Husband Still Talk?
  • Creating a Relationship You Love To Be In: For Husbands and Wives.
  • Creative Loving Parenting - How to be a more effective parent
  • Everything a Parent Needs to Know to Build Self Identity and Esteem in Your Pre Teen and Teen
  • Starting Over: Finding Love Again
  • How To Talk So Your Children Will Listen

...for Professionals and their Organizations:

Dr. Pitta has presented multiple times over the course of her career on “Integrative Healing Therapy” and it relation to Child/Adolescent Problems, Marital Conflict, Relationship Enhancement and Building Resilience to many professional organizations.  She is available for presentations.

Presentations:

Pitta, P., Alpert, M., & Marcos, L. (l977). Factors contributing to the  maintenance  and dissolution of a fixed capgras delusion. New York University Medical Center.

Pitta, P. (l978). Psychological adjustment and obesity in adults. New York University Medical Center.

Lifshitz, I., Fort, P., & Pitta, P. (l983). Infant psychological development and hypothyroidism. North Shore University Medical Center.      

Grossman, N., & Pitta, P. (l989). Integration of school systems and family therapy as an effective means for change.  Baldwin School District.

Pitta, P. (l988). Theory and treatment of marital conflict in a depressed system. Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Pitta, P. (1990). Four and a half year follow up of marital conflict. Nassau County Psychological Association.

Pitta, P., & Zaslow, S. (l990) Self love, family dynamics and their relationship to weight control and stress management.  Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Pitta, P. (l991). The child centered family - Who's has the problem?  Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis.   

Kalina, I., Albert, J., Glassman, M., & Pitta, P. (l992).  Managing a private practice.  Long Island Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Pitta, P., & Colon, P. (l992) A child in trouble: Can the school and family work it out?  Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis,  1st Annual Conference,  The Mental Health Practitioner Within the Schools.

Pitta, P. (l993). The alternative family system. A reality of the nineties. Nassau County Psychological Association Annual Convention.  New York State Psychological Annual Convention, 1994.

Pitta, P. (l993). Countertransference and the making of a family therapist. Long Island Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Pitta, P., & Smith, L.(l993). An integrated approach to a divorced, child centered family problem. St. John's University Grand Rounds.

Goor, J., Albert, G., Pitta, P. (l994).  Practical applications for family therapists in private practice. Long Island Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Pitta, P. (l994). Family myths, the way it could never be.  St. John's University Convention on the Year of the Family.

Pitta, P., Bagnini, C. (l994). A family therapy perspective integrating Bowen and Object Relations.  Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis.  

Shafter, R., Pitta, P., Mones, A., Bagnini, C. (l995)  Feminist family therapy: A gender panel. Long Island Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Pitta, P., Carter. J., Entin. A., Sands. H., Silver, R.(l995). Closing a practice due to death, desire or disability: Guidelines for APA. Mid Winter Meeting, APA., div. 42.

Pitta, P. (l995). Marital conflict resolution-Changing gender expectations-systemic-psychodynamic integration model, APA l03rd Convention, div. 42, 43.

Pitta, P. (l995). Family myths and the media. APA, l03rd Convention, Invited Address, Div. 46, 43.

Pitta, P., Carter, J., Entin, A., & Silver, R. (l995). Planning for closing an independent private practice, APA, 103rd Convention, div. 42.

Pitta, P.(l995). The adolescent struggle. Long Island Psychoanalytic Practitioners of Long Island.

Pitta, P. (l995). Treatment of the child and adolescent centered family, Nassau County Medical Center Grand Rounds.

Pitta, P. (l996). The marital conflict and gender issues resolved through an integrated treatment approach. Long Island Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Open Meeting.

Pitta, P., & Rodino. E., & Entin, A. (l996).  Promoting psychology through the media, APA l04th Convention, Div. 42 & 46.

Pitta, P. (l996). Adolescent centered family: Integrated model and treatment. APA l04th Convention, Div. 42, 43,12.         

Pitta, P., & Rodino, E. (l996). How to acess the media for private practitioners, APA 104th Convention, Div. 42 & 46.

Pitta, P., Aaroz, D., & Simon, G. (l996). Supervision: Three approaches: Three supervisors. Long Island Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Pitta, P., Gardano, A., Terry, L.(l997). Ethnicity and family therapy supervision. APA Mid Winter Convention, Div. 42, 43.

Pitta, P. (l997). Psychodynamic and systems integration theory and its application to the individual. APA 105th Convention, Div. 42 & 43.

Pitta, P. (l997). Adolescent centered family: An Integrated Approach. International Society Exploration of Integration Therapy Convention.

Pitta, P. (l998). Managed Care: A membership perspective. APA 106th Convention, Div.42.

Pitta, P. (l999).  Introduction to the marital therapy manual as part of the PICK 42 project. APA Mid Winter Convention. Div.42.

Pitta, P. (l999). Conversation Hour with Students/Young Professionals. Div 42. APA 106th convention.

Pitta, P. (l999). Healing marital conflict through collaboration and theoretical integration. APA 106th Convention, Div. 42 & 43.

Pitta, P. (l999). Healing distressed marital couples- A marital therapy niche. APA 106th Convention.  Div. 42

Pitta, P. (2000). Innovative model for psychotherapy supervision. Div. 42. APA 108th convention.

Pitta, P., Shore, K., Di Giuseppe, R. (2000). Practical use of theories applied to successful practice.  Div 42. APA 108th convention.

Pitta, P. (2000). Children,adolescents and their parents.  St. John's Continuing Education.

Pitta, P., Kirk, K., Entin, A., Olson, P., Hart., L.(2001). Animal assisted therapy-Psychology and veterinary collaboration: A niche practice. Div 42. APA 109th convention.

Pitta, P., Barnett, J., Steward, J., De Leon, P., & Gallardo, M. (2001). Students and Young Professionals-Find your mentors for successful independent practice.  Div. 42. APA 109th convention.

Barnett, J., Pitta, P., Campbell, L., Lowry, J., & Martino, C. (2001). Secrets of successful supervision-Clinical and ethical issues.  Div. 42. APA 109th convention.

Pitta, P., Javier, R., Di Guiseppe, R. (2001). What therapy really works? St. John’s Continuing Education.

Pitta, P. (2004)Troubled Children, Adolescents and Parents; and Frustrated School Systems. St. John’s Continuing Education.

Pitta, P. (2005) Parenting Your Elderly Parents. St. Mary Parish. Rockville Centre Diocese.

Pitta, P. Bagnini, C., & Northrup,J.(2007) Building Resilience in Children, Adolescent and Parents. St. John’s Continuing Education.

Pitta, P. (2007) How to Build Self Identity and Esteem in Your Pre Teen and Teen.  St. Mary’s, Manhasset, New York.