The Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood announces two new members have been elected to the Center's board. "We are so pleased to have new members who bring a variety of skills, talent, experience, and passion for service to the Center," says Burton Craige, board chair. "Each of them will help us achieve our mission of providing a healthy emotional start to young children in the Triangle." The new members are: Carla R. Forte, from Cisco Systems and Ingrid Pisetsky, M.D.
Carla R. Forte has more than 10 years of experience in the corporate and nonprofit worlds in project and program management, IT, and marketing. She is currently employed by Cisco Systems, Inc. as an IT program manager. Carla earned a BS in Psychology from Jackson State University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from St. Ambrose University. She also has an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill. Carla is an active community volunteer with several area nonprofits that support children and women.
Ingrid Pisetsky, M.D. is a child psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. After her undergraduate education at Stanford University, she obtained her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed a psychiatry residency at Yale University School of Medicine. She worked for three years as a therapist at Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Maryland before moving with her family to Durham. In North Carolina she completed child psychiatry training at Duke University and psychoanalytic training at the Psychoanalytic Institute of the Carolinas. She is now in private practice in Durham and serves on the clinical faculty of psychiatry at both Duke and UNC Chapel Hill. She is a Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst at the Psychoanalytic Institute of the Carolinas where she currently serves as Director. Ingrid is also active in national committees concerned with psychoanalytic education and credentialing.
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