Benjamin Lipton, LCSW

Senior Faculty member of the AEDP Institute in New York City

Benjamin Lipton, LCSW is a founding, Senior Faculty member of the AEDP Institute and a sought after teacher and supervisor for clinicians learning AEDP around the world. His open and engaging teaching style and skill in translating complex ideas into clear and accessible learning points receives consistent, high praise from his audiences.

In addition to teaching AEDP across the US and in many other countries, Ben has been a consultant to social service and healthcare organizations on issues related to clinical practice and staff development. He has edited a book, written numerous book chapters and clinical articles in psychology and social service journals, and regularly presents at conferences and workshops in the US and abroad.

Ben was the Director of Clinical Services at Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), the world’s first and largest HIV/AIDS service organization and has held adjunct faculty appointments at Columbia Presbyterian Department of Psychiatry and New York University School of Social Work.
He maintains a psychotherapy, supervision and consultation practice in New York City.

“Benjamin Lipton is a very talented teacher, mentor, and therapist. Being with Ben is to witness a master of his craft, where work is more a form of effortless artistic engagement. He makes the very complex simple in both language and in modeling how to “do it” in a way that is always refreshing and inspiring.” – Ian MacNaughton, Ph.D. Vancouver