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Esther Dreifuss-Kattan

Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, Swiss psychoanalyst, art therapy educator. Member American Psychological Association (division psychoanalysis), American Psychoanalytic Association, American Art Therapy Association (registered).

Background

  • Dreifuss-Kattan, Esther was born on June 3, 1949 in Zurich, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1989. Daughter of Max and Suzanne (Levy) Dreifuss.

  • Education

    • Diploma in fashion design, Fashion School, Zurich. Master of Arts in Art Therapy, Goddart College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Art Therapy, Union Graduate Institute, 1990.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Research Psychoanalysis, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, 1994.

    Career

    • Art therapist C. Jung Clinic & Research Center, Zurich, 1972-1974. Art therapist, director Chestnut Lodge Hospital, Rockville, Maryland, 1974-1978. Art therapy consultant, psychooncologist University Hospital Department Internal Medicine, Zurich, 1978-1983.

      Psychooncologist, consultant Tel-Hashomer University, Tel Aviv, 1983-1986. Lecturer art therapy University Tel Aviv, 1984-1989. Lecturer art history, art therapy and health science University of California at Los Angeles Extension, Los Angeles, since 1990.

      Private practice psychoanalysis, art therapy Beverly Hills, California, since 1992.

    Membership

    Member American Psychological Association (division psychoanalysis), American Psychoanalytic Association, American Art Therapy Association (registered).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: writing, painting, reading, collecting antique windup toys.

    Connections

    • Married Shlomo Kattan, December 29, 1983. Children: Sarit Jolanda, Gabriela Caroline.
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    Born June 3, 1949
    (age 68)