Randi Wirth, PhD, is a board certified psychoanalyst (BCPsa) and a fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association (FIPA). She is a training and supervising analyst at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) where she also serves on the Board of Directors. She is a director and past president of the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Institutes (CIPS) and currently serves on the board of the North American Psychoanalytic Confederation (NAPsaC). She has served as Conference Chair for the CIPS / NAPsaC Biennial Clinical Conference for over a decade. She is currently the North American Representative of the IPA’s International New Groups Sponsoring Committee in Seoul, Korea and served on the Programme Committee of the first Asia-Pacific Conference in Taipei. She has taught for both IPTAR’s Child and Adolescent Program (CAP) and for the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (WCSPP).
She is in private practice in Manhattan working with adolescents, adults and couples. She has consulted on group dynamics and conflict resolution in schools and organizations. She has a special interest in ADHD, executive functioning in children and adults, as well as psychosomatic disorders. She has over three decades of experience in the field of eating disorders having served as chief psychologist at the Renfrew Center and as executive director of the American Anorexia and Bulimia Association (AABA).