Dr. Allyn Enderlyn is psychologist & psychotherapist, author, creative artist, international researcher, professor, humanitarian, philosopher and friend to many.
Her many-faceted professional work has been deeply enriched by multi-disciplinary contemporary sources, including her many years of international development experience with the United Nations and her involvement with the international school system.
She is a citizen of Switzerland and the USA, and is bilingual in French and English. She earned her PhD, Doctor of Philosophy, in Clinical Depth Psychology, Summa Cum Laude level, from Pacifica Graduate Institute (2007 – 2013) in California.* She achieved her Swiss title “psychologist specialized in psychotherapy”, and is recognized at the Federal level, by the Swiss Federation of Psychologists – FSP.** Allyn has received recognition as a psychologist, and holds a license for independent clinical practice in Geneva. She is a member and recognized supervisor of the SGfB Swiss Counselors**, and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor LCPC-ACS**, State of Maryland, USA. Dr. Enderlyn earned her MBA in Finance from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Research and Authorship
Her doctoral dissertation, “Narrative Inquiry into Psyche: Life Story and Trauma Expressed through the Photographs, Novel, and Memoire of Three War Veterans” is described as “a beautifully written, powerful, and historically important document”.** She continues her creative and clinical research using qualitative and mixed methodologies, such as narrative inquiry, in the domains of international, cross-cultural, creativity, trauma recovery, relationships, and assessment, among others. Dr. Enderlyn has authored 74 papers and is co-author of 3 international historic and ground-breaking books in a series available on Amazon.** She edited, from Arabic/English, the first Leadership & Power dissertation from the University of Baghdad psychology department, for a female PhD candidate.
Clinical and Supervision Practice
Dr. Enderlyn’s clinical practice is inclusive of all her professional backgrounds, as a consultant, psychotherapist, psychologist, and assessment expert. More information is available on this site regarding her services and payment & insurance acceptance.
Teaching and Academic
Dr. Enderlyn is an Adjunct Academic Professor at Webster University Geneva. Her rich career in academic life includes having been Founder & Director of several graduate level professional programs at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she also earned her M.B.A.*** in Finance, Cum Laude. She received her B.A. in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, from The American University.
Dr. Enderlyn approaches life and problem-solving with a creative mind. She has been a productive creative artist and written extensively about her processes as a “creative”.
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“Let yourself be silently drawn
by the stronger pull of what you really love.”
Achievements & Qualifications
Dr. Allyn Enderlyn has more than 35 years of professional experience including eleven years of US graduate level education and training. She is known for her compassion and respect for others and her keen insight into individual and group behavior. Dr. Enderlyn works primarily in Geneva, Switzerland and Bethesda, Maryland.
She provides collaborative therapeutic assessment (for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and families), as well as Jungian depth analytical psychotherapy and counseling. Her areas of expertise are equally informed by understanding the role of the unconscious in the life of the individual and the group. She is a Professor of Assessment at the graduate level and has an expertise in projective assessments.
She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in trauma recovery, serving child and adolescent victims of sexual and physical abuse and neglect, and their non-offending family members, at The Tree House Assessment Center, a public-private partnership, in Maryland. Her internships and fellowships include: in Washington, D.C. area, Children’s Hospital of Washington Eating Disorders Clinic, The Psychiatric Institute of Washington, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. She completed two years of intensive training in Relational/Self psychology.
In Washington, she has been a Fellow at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis; in Zurich, an auditor at the International School of Analytical Psychology ISPA; in Tunis, a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology IAAP Developing Group; and in Philadelphia, a member of the Philadelphia Association for Jungian Analysis PAJA Seminar.
A complete chronology of Dr. Enderlyn’s recent and past professional training is available.
(* An American doctorate in clinical psychology requires three years of clinical coursework, 2,500 hours of internship and practicum, 60 hours of personal therapy, as well as a successfully defended dissertation). (A 4 year/60 credit full MBA).
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