ABOUT BONNIE J. BUCHELE, Ph.D.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

After earning my Ph.D., I completed my psychoanalytic training at the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis as well as post-doctoral courses in psychology at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. Within my private practice, I provide psychoanalysis, individual psychotherapy, group  psychotherapy and supervision for mental health professionals from a variety of disciplines in psychoanalysis, individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy. 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Professional Associations
 

American Psychoanalytic Association, Secretary

Distinguished Fellow and Past President of the
American Group Psychotherapy Association

Past President-Elect of the International Association for 
Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes

American Board for Professional Psychology,
Group Specialty, Board Member and Exam Coordinator 

Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute, Faculty Member

Certifications

Certified Psychoanalyst
Certified Psychologist 
    Kansas: #614     Missouri: PY R0360
Certified Group Psychotherapist

Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst, 
    Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute

Diplomate in Group Psychotherapy and Psychology, 
    American Board of Professional Psychology

 

UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS

January 24, 2021: Adelphi University (virtual presentation)
"Dunk Shots, Ping Pong Valleys and Soft Landings: The Use of Object Relations, Relational, and Self-Psychological Theories During These Times"



RECENT PRESENTATIONS

 

March 2020:  Conference of The American Group Psychotherapy Association 
Panel: “Changing Our Minds:  The Leader’s Evolving Psychology and its Impact on the Group”

October 26, 2019: Interpersonal Group Psychotherapy:
"A 1-Day Experiential Learning Opportunity for Therapists"

February 25 - March 2, 2019:  American Group Psychotherapy Association Connect. Los Angeles, CA    

“Being a Group Therapist in Times of Political and
Social Upheaval:  This is Difficult”