Honorary Advisory Board Members

Albert C. Cain, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; who co-authored with Barbara Cain the 1964 article On Replacing a Child (see under References) Professor Albert Cain is also the author of  Survivors of Suicide and numerous articles on childhood bereavement.

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Andrea Sabbadini, Dott., CPsychol, is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a Senior Lecturer at UCL. He was a trustee of the Freud Museum, Director of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival, and Editor of the Book Review and Film Sections The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. He works in private practice in London as a psychoanalyst and as a supervisor. He has edited several books and is the author of Moving Images (Routledge, 2014) and of Boundaries and Bridges (Karnac, 2014).

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Advisory Board Members

Abigail Brenner, MD, is a Board Certified Psychiatrist for over 35 years, attended New York Medical College and completed her internship and residency in psychiatry at New York University – Bellevue Medical Center in 1981.  In addition to private practice, she was an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York University Medical School and an attending physician for many years at the NYU – Bellevue Adult Mental Hygiene Clinic.  Dr. Brenner is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She is the author of four books and co-author of Replacement Children: The Unconscious Script and writes a monthly blog for Psychology Today.

Patti Hawn, is an entertainment publicist, author and public speaker. Patti Hawn has worked on over thirty major motion pictures. She made her literary debut with her memoir, GOOD GIRLS DON’T, that tells the story of the last generation of young women to experience life on the eve of the sexual revolution of the sixties. She contributed her story as adult replacement child to the book: REPLACEMENT CHILDREN: The Unconscious Script by Rita Battat Silverman and Dr. Abigail Brenner. Her story reflects on how her role as a replacement child influenced the person she became; and the part it played helping to shape her individual identity.

Dr. Robi Ludwig, Psy. D., is a well-known psychotherapist, author and award-winning reporter. Her latest book is Your Best Life is Now. She received the 2020 Best of Manhattan Award in the Mental Health Practitioner category by the Manhattan Award Program. Dr. Ludwig has been appearing on U.S. broadcast media since 1997 and is sought after for her psychological insights on a wide range of topics. She is currently the Executive Producer and host of Talking Live with Dr. Robi Ludwig, on Facebook where she interviews prominent and pro-social personalities of the day weekly.

Sarah Vollmann, MPS, ATR-BC, LICSW is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist.  She is a practicum faculty member of the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition in Oregon, and she maintains a private practice with a specialization in grief and traumatic loss.

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