Alumni Class Notes, Winter 2012–13

Judith Lavender, M.Ed. ’87, was hired by the University of New Mexico to consult on New Mexico’s prekindergarten program. She writes, “What fun I am having hanging out with four-year-old children again and their dedicated teachers!”

Angela Searcy, M.S. ’02, hosts a new Internet radio show, “Angela Searcy’s Simple Solutions” on Each Saturday, she offers simple solutions for difficult dilemmas that parents, educators, principals, and therapists face with children.

Katherine R. Cejda, M.S. ’08, has served as a child life specialist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis since graduation. She married Eric Bailey, a chef instructor at L’Ecole Culinaire, on September 2, 2012.

Jamie Rouse, M.S. ’11, M.S.W. (Loyola) ’11, and her husband, Kyle, welcomed their son, Miles Harvey Rouse, to their family on July 16. He weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz. at birth.

Bonnie Litowitz, who served as Erikson’s chief executive from 1981 to 1984, was selected as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA), one of the world’s most respected publications in psychoanalysis. Her five-year term as editor-in-chief will officially begin on January 1, 2014. Litowitz is on the faculty of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, an associate professor of psychiatry at Rush Medical School, and in private practice.