• Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • B.S. Dominican College


  •  Private Practice, Psychoanalytic Psychology and Psychoanalysis, Milwaukee, WI.
  •  Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin.
  • 1996-2004: Faculty, Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Corresponding Faculty, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles. CA.
  • Lecturer, China American Psychoanalytic Alliance


  • Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin, 1984, License #1100.


  • American Psychological Association, Division 39: Psychoanalysis
    Section III-Women, Gender and Psychoanalysis
    Section V-Psychologist-Psychoanalyst Clinicians
    Section IX-Social Responsibility
  • Wisconsin Psychological Association
  • China American Psychoanalytic Alliance
  • Chicago Area Psychoanalytic Psychologists
  • Association for the Advancement of Psychology
  • International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy


  • Served on Committee on the Status of Women and Minorities, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994-95.
  • Publications Committee, Division 39, 2001-2006.


  • Psychoanalytic Psychology, Official journal of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), of the American Psychological Association.
  • Contemporary PsychoanalysisOfficial journal of the William Alanson White Institute.
  • PsycCritquesOfficial online book review journal of the American Psychological Association.


  • Member, Board of Directors, American Board of Professional Psychology in Psychoanalysis, 2013.
  • Board member, Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Assn., 2004-2007. Served as Ethics Chair.
  • Board member, Section III (Women, Gender and Psychoanalysis), Division 39, American Psychological Association, 1992-95, 2000-2003.
  • President, Section III, 2000.
  • Newsletter Editor, Section III, 2000-2003.


  • Member of the advisory board of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, formed by the late Stephen Mitchell, Ph.D.


  • Board certified in psychoanalysis by the American Board of Professional Psychology, August 18, 2005.
  • Elected to Fellow status by the American Psychological Association, 2012


  • Conflict and Culture in the Analytic Dyad: Do We Avoid Addressing Differences and Wait for Enactment Instead?  A post-conference workshop held at the 2017 CAPS International Conference, Chicago, IL, April 1, 2017.
  • More Than Enactment: Therapeutic Action and the Analyst’s Use of Emotion
    Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, National Institute for Psychotherapies, 250 W. 57th St., Suite 501, New York, NY
  • Are Psychoanalysts Conflict Avoidant? Presentation at the spring meetings of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY, April, 2013
  • How Are Gender Roles Changing in Marriage? How does this affect society and the health of marriage? A presentation for The Milwaukee Forum, BMO Harris Bank, 770 N. Water St., Milwaukee, WI., December 19, 2012
  • The Role of Emotion in Therapeutic Action: Implications for Individual and Group Psychotherapy. Plenary address, Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education Event, American Group Psychotherapy Association annual conference, Wednesday, March 2, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, New York, NY. March 2, 2011.
  • Is Neuroscience Necessary for the Future of Psychoanalysis ?”A panel for Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) annual spring meeting, New York City. Paper given by Dr. Maroda was titled: “A New and Improved Psychoanalysis: Using Applied Neuroscience to Better Understand and Facilitate the Analytic Process.” Co-presenters are Dr. Jon Mills and Dr. Arnold Modell. Go to for details. April 14, 2011
  • Does What We Know and Do Matter as Much as What We Feel? Implications of neuroscience research for psychotherapeutic theory and technique. A presentation as part of a conference entitled, “Reaching the Brain/Mind/Body Unconscious: Implicit Communications in Humans and Beyond”.. Other speakers include Allan Schore, Phillip Bromberg, and Pat Ogden. Mt Sinai Hospital, New York, NY ,June 17-18, 2011
  • Interactive psychodynamic techniques. Workshop for the 4th annual meeting on “How does psychotherapy work?” presented by the Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study, Seattle, WA, June 6, 2009.
  • Video conference on psychoanalytic techniques with the Sydney Chapter of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Sydney, Australia, May 23, 2009.
  • Less is more: An argument for the judicious use of self-disclosure. Paper given at the Wisconsin Psychological Association convention, April 3, 2009, Madison, WI.
  • Show some emotion: completing the cycle of affective communication. Public lecture given at Mars Hill Graduate School, October 10, 2008, Seattle, WA.
  • Treating borderline personalities: Interactive Psychodynamic techniques. All-day workshop for therapists, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education, September 19, 2008.
  • “Expanding the meaning of knowing oneself: Illuminating the role of action in self-understanding and therapeutic change.” Discussant for papers by Paul Wachtel, Ph.D., and Kenneth Frank, Ph.D., presented at the Division 39, APA, annual spring conference, April 12, 2008.