A conversation with Erica Komisar: A psychoanalyst, parent coach and author

Thursday, January 16, 2020

4 p.m. 6 p.m.

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), The Sheindlin Forum (106)

Join the USC Annenberg M{2e}’s Women’s Leadership Society for an in-depth discussion with Erica Komisar, LCSW, a psychoanalyst, parent coach, and author. 

The conversation will cover the interrelated issues of work-life balance and women’s empowerment, along with Komisar’s article on the Wall Street Journal, “A Woman Doesn’t Need An Office to Be Empowered” and her book, Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters. 

Erica Komisar, LCSW, is a clinical social worker, psychoanalyst, and parent guidance expert who has been in private practice in New York City for over 25 years. She is the author of Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters and a frequently contributing guest writer for the Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Georgetown and Columbia Universities and The New York Freudian Society, Komisar is also a psychological consultant bringing parenting and work/life workshops to clinics, schools, corporations, and childcare settings including The Garden House School, Goldman Sachs, Shearman and Sterling and SWFS Early Childhood Center. She lives in New York City with her husband — optometrist and social entrepreneur Dr. Jordan Kassalow — and their three children.