Mary Kay O’Neil PhD, was elected in 2019 to the NAPsaC Board as the Canadian representative. She is a supervising and training psychoanalyst who has moved from Montreal back to Toronto, where she is in private practice. She is the past director of the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis (Quebec, English) and a former North American representative on the Board of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA). Currently, she is a member of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and a member of the TPS Board of Directors. In addition, she serves on the Toronto Institute curriculum committee, the student progress committee and committee on Institute membership. Previously, she served on a number of other committees, including the IPA publication committee and on ethics committees at the local, national, and international levels, as well as the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. Dr. O’Neil received a PhD from the University of Toronto, where she was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She completed her psychoanalytic training at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis and is a registered psychologist in both Quebec and Ontario. The author of The Unsung Psychoanalyst: The Quiet Influence of Ruth Easser, she has co-authored/edited six other books and has contributed numerous professional journal articles as well as chapters and book reviews. Her publications and research include studies of depression and young adult development, emotional needs of sole support mothers, post termination analytic contact, and psychoanalytic ethics. Her research activities have been funded by foundations in Toronto and Montreal. She specializes in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for late teens to older adults.