Emily Krestow, PhD

The Goal is to Feel Better



December 17, 2021


Dr. Krestow presented to Nova doctoral students with interest or understanding for psychodynamic modalities

March 26, 2021

Dr. Krestow Zoom presented “Psychoanalytic Perspective on Eating Disorders with a Focus on Anorexia Nervosa” to the Graduate Psychodynamic Association (GPA) NovaSoutheastern University Doctoral student members.

May 18, 2019

Dr. Krestow participated in a post-performance discussion of The House of Blue Leaves at the Palm Beach Dramaworks. This was part of the 28th annual Freud Amongst the Arts and contributes to a greater understanding of the application of psychoanalysis to current culture concerns (Read Dr. Krestow’s presentation here)

November10, 2017

Dr. Krestow was on the panel “In Treatment Live: Teaching psychoanalytic concepts such as time, boundaries and defense through fictionalized analytic sessions”   In this unique presentation, three therapists become actors, taking the role of the patient, the therapist and the interviewer to present possible ways of dealing with a patient’s determination to solve all her problems in ten sessions, her reluctance to explore the past, and her resistance to the transference/countertransference dynamic.  This panel was part of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) Conference, November 9-11, 2017.

January 2016- January 2017

Dr. Krestow was co-president of The Southeast Florida Association For Psychoanalytic Psychology (SEFAPP)

SEFAPP is a multi-disciplinary group dedicated to furthering the study and application of broad-based psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and the methods of psychoanalytic inquiry through the sponsorship of conferences, symposia and workshops on clinical issues, theoretical papers and ongoing research by SEFAPP members and recognized experts in the field.

June 6, 2015
Dr. Krestow was presented with The Distinguished Member Award, by The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, and The Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.   The award reads: “In appreciation for her leadership and dedication to psychoanalysis and her untiring and immeasurable contribution to the development and growth of both psychoanalytic organizations”

May 20 2012

Dr. Krestow receives Humanitarian Award for her pro-bono counseling work with returning Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan
Dr. Krestow received an award

May 14, 2005

Dr. Krestow was presented with The Distinguished Psychoanalyst Award by The Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, and The Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. The Award reads:  “ In appreciation for her leadership, tutelage and dedication to Psychoanalysis and for her inspiration and immeasurable contribution to the growth and development of both S.E.F.A.P.P, and S.E.F.I.P.P

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