Felix Salomon, Ph.D., Psy.D.

Dr. Felix Salomon

Clinical Psychologist – Psychoanalyst
Director and Primary Supervisor, PIP-Mental Health Center (PIP-MHC)

Dr. Salomon is a Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalyst, and Director of PIP-MHC. He has been in practice for over 37 years. During the 37 years of his career, he has provided services and supervised many other mental health professionals of various mental health backgrounds in providing services to people of all ages, and in all modalities including individual, marital, family, and group therapy.

Dr. Salomon received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York in 1977. He received his Psy.D. In Psychoanalysis from the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA in 2010. He has worked steadily as a Clinical Psychologist for over 37 years. Dr. Salomon’s experience has included outpatient, inpatient, and day hospitalization populations. Dr. Salomon’s orientation is primarily Contemporary Psychoanalytic with strong Existential-Humanistic and Family Systems influences. Throughout, he has applied his orientation in assessment and therapy with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.

His experiences in psychotherapy have included individual, child-play, marital, family, and group modalities. Dr. Salomon has had intensive training with John E. Exner, Jr., Ph.D. in the Comprehensive System of the Rorschach. Dr. Salomon has supervised and taught paraprofessionals, psychology students and interns, psychiatric residents, family practice residents, psychiatrists, and psychologists in his various positions as a Director of a Community Mental Health Center, as a professor, and as a private practitioner. Dr. Salomon was the co-founder and Founding President of the Phoenix Psychoanalytic Study Group. He was the Chairperson of the Arizona State Psychological Association Ethics Committee (AEC), 1997 to 2000. Dr. Salomon was an Adjunct Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology (ASPP)-Argosy University – Phoenix, where he now servers on its Advisory Board. From about 1978 to 1998, Dr. Salomon directed a multi-disciplinary, private practice group. Dr. Salomon has authored several articles for the Arizona Psychological Association Newsletter (e.g., “A Supervisory Thing Happened on the Way to the Ethics Forum” and “Ethics Beyond the Grave”) and is a contributor to several online psychoanalytic discussion groups. In August 2001, Dr. Salomon presented Ethics beyond the Grave: Impact of the Therapist’s Death – Our Ethical Responsibilities, at the APA Annual Convention in San Francisco.

Dr. Salomon has developed a specialty in the evaluation and reporting of extreme and exceptional hardship concerning immigration issues and its effects on the family. He has testified before the court and has written over 35 reports, which have been presented to the court. Dr. Salomon’s graduation paper for the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, “Multi-modal Multi-member Nonlinear Dynamic Family Systems Psychoanalysis,” (2009) seeks to create a new and more effective way of helping individuals and families with serious psychological issues.

Dr. Salomon is also the co-creator and the Director of Clinical Training for The Phoenix Institute of Psychotherapy – Mental Health Center (PIP-MHC).

Dr. Salomon enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, marriages, relationships, and families.

Felix Salomon, Ph.D., Psy.D. AZ Lic: 0597, CA PSY 24181

Director and Primary Supervisor, PIP-MHC | (602) 870-0991

Publications

Salomon, Felix, Marshal, M., Key, T., & Weller, J. (1997)
Ethics Beyond the Grave: Dealing with the Impact of One’s Death.
The Arizona Psychologist, 17(6). The Arizona Psychological Association: Phoenix, AZ.

Salomon, Felix. (1998)
A Supervisory thing happened happened on the way to the ethics forum.
The Arizona Psychologist, 18 (5), The Arizona Psychological Association: Phoenix, AZ.

Salomon, Felix. (2004)
Maintaining a safe container. In Chapter 2:
Psychoanalytic, brief analytic, object relations, and interpersonal  approaches.
Counseling and psychotherapy: Theories in context and practice.
Sommers-Flanagan, J. & Sommers-Flanagan, R. (2004).  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Salomon, Felix. (2009)
Multi-modal multi-member, nonlinear dynamic, family systems psychoanalysis.
Graduation Paper, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis: Los Angeles, CA.