Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Susan Jakubowicz PhD, LP, LCSW, CGP, NCPsyA |
Adjunct Associate Professor
Susan Jakubowicz

Dr. Jakubowicz is the Founding Executive Director for the the Center for Human Development (A licensure qualifying psychoanalytic institute) Private Practice.

She works with individuals, couples and children and has supervision and therapy groups in private practice. Supervises, teaches, lectures and does training.


Modern Group, "The Use of Disturbing Countertransference Feelings in Working with AIDS Groups", Vol 1(1), 1996. 
Modern Psychonalysis, “Enriching the Experience of Teaching Through Understanding and Using Countertransference 
Feelings”, 1998, Vol 24(2), 1999.


Humanitarian Award, 2008, Heed University, College of Psychoanalysis 
NAAP Certified Psychoanalyst 
Certified Group Psychotherapist-International Board for Certification of Group Psychotherapists 

Candice Jarvis |
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Julia Jean-Francois |
Adjunct Lecturer
Nadia E. Jenefsky MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT |
Adjunct Lecturer
Nadia E. Jenefsky

Ms. Jenefsky holds a Masters in Art Therapy from Pratt Institute and a certificate in Child and Family Therapy from NYU. She is co-founder and clinical director of NY Creative Arts Therapists, PLLC, a private group practice with three locations in NYC and the Hudson Valley. She has worked in juvenile justice and inpatient psychiatry. Ms. Jenefsky is a collaborator on "Just Do You", a SSSW research project designed to increase young adult engagement in mental health treatment. She co-authored “Feeling Connected and Understood: The Role of Creative Arts in Engaging Young Adults in Their Mental Health Services.” (Cole, Andrea, et al., Social Work with Groups, vol. 41, no. 1/2, Jan.-Jun 2018, pp. 6-20). She is a guest instructor at a Masters-level expressive therapies training program in Geneva, Switzerland, affiliated with the European Graduate School, and is on the teaching staff of Pratt Institute’s Art Therapy department. 

Madhuri Jha LCSW (NY), LMSW (NY), MPH |
Adjunct Lecturer

Madhuri Jha, MPH, LCSW is a clinical social work and public health professional with experience providing management, consulting services and direct clinical practice within programs focused on integrated behavioral health services, health systems strengthening, trauma and resiliency, sexual and reproductive health and youth development. She currently serves as the Team Leader/Program Director for the Manhattan Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, Inc. (CASES). Ms. Jha is a practicing bilingual psychotherapist with specific expertise in trauma and stressor-related disorders, psychosis, acute symptom management, individual and family-based cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theory, child and family therapy, risk assessment and deescalation, and medical social work. She has held international and domestic positions in inpatient, outpatient, school-based, community-based and mobile psychiatric environments. She holds both a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from New York University, and received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in International Affairs from George Washington University.

Calla Cumi Jo LP, LCSW, NCPsyA |
Adjunct Lecturer
Calla Jo

Calla C. Jo sees people for psychoanalytic psychotherapy in private practice as well as at a clinic which serves Medicaid patients. She has worked running groups for APICHA Community Health Center and is on the faculty of the NYS licensure qualifying psychoanalytic institute Center for Human Development.

Areas of interest include: history of psychology and psychoanalysis, representations of the mentally ill in the media and literature, human development including current neurological research, and social justice issues around race and poverty.

Self financed BA from Yale College in 1988 in English. Graduated from New York University School of Social Work in 2000. Received degree from psychoanalytic institute, Center for Human Development in 2013. A prize winning ballet dancer, Calla taught at the Merce Cunningham Studio in the 1990's, danced with many choreographers and produced her own work as well.


Billye Jones |
Adjunct Lecturer
Billye Jones

Billye J. Jones, LCSW is an experienced clinician, supervisor, field instructor, administrator, program developer, and relationship builder. Billye incorporates her passion of child sexual abuse treatment, prevention and developing trauma informed programs in her multiple roles. She has performed extensive work with sexually abused children and adults as well as sexually reactive and aggressive youth.

In addition, Billye has trained therapists, students, parents, teachers, child welfare staff, attorneys, social workers and many others about issues relating to child sexual abuse.  She was involved in all activities related to child sexual abuse prevention, which included panels, newspaper, radio, and television and even appeared in a documentary

Billye has a Master of Social Work degree from New York University. She attained a Post Master’s Certificate in Clinical Practice from NYU, an Advanced Certificate Program in Non- profit management from New York Medical College/Fordham University.

Jayson Jones MSW, LMSW (NY) |
Adjunct Lecturer

Jayson Jones is the Assistant Director of Clinical Education and Innovation at the McSilver Institute. He develops and disseminates clinical initiatives and trainings throughout the State of New York, and serves as the Manager of the CTAC-MCTAC Self-Learning Center. Within this role, he oversees the development of all self-paced learning initiatives offered by the Community Technical Assistance Center of New York. He also served as the creator and inaugural host of the Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative Podcast Series and as a coordinator and school-lead for the Step Up program. Prior to joining the McSilver Institute, he served as a City Year Corps Member and with a number of New York based non-profit agencies addressing the academic and mental health needs of children, young adults, and senior citizens. Jayson holds a BS in Human Development from Cornell University and an MSW from the Columbia School of Social Work.