October 18, 2022 It is with great sadness that we inform you that our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Maxine Grumet, passed away on October 18, 2022 at the age of 79. She was a Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (MPI) and Michigan Psychoanalytic Society member for many years, a long-time MPI instructor, member of several committees, and…Read More
Kathryn Frerichs, Ph.D.
July 3, 1945 – June 18, 2022 Our friend and colleague, Dr. Kathryn Frerichs, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, June 18, 2022. She was an Institute and Society member for many years until she and her husband retired and moved to northern Michigan. Kathy was an MPI instructor, Co-Chair of the Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Educational Program for…Read More
Jane Warren, Ph.D.
November 28, 2021 Our friend and colleague, Dr. Jane Warren, wife of Dr. Richard Hertel, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at the age of 82. She was a Society member for many years and a past Foundation president. A spring memorial will be planned for family and close friends. Jane Carol Warren (née Harris) passed…Read More
Don Spivak, M.D.
November 23, 2021 Our dear colleague, Don Spivak, M.D., a resident of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died on November 23rd, 2021 at the age of 73. Funeral services were arranged by The Dorfman Chapel. Interment was private, though a public memorial service will be held at a later date. Don Spivak died peacefully at home on…Read More
Dale Boesky, M.D.
October 3, 2021 Our friend and colleague, Dale Boesky, 91, of Birmingham, Michigan, died on 03 October 2021. He was a Training and Supervising Analyst, past Treasurer and Secretary, chair of numerous committees, and frequent instructor at our Institute. The Funeral was held at Graveside at Clover Hill Park Cemetery, 2425 E. 14 Mile Rd, Birmingham…Read More
Denis E. Walsh, M.D.
October 2, 2021 Our friend and colleague, Dr. Denis Walsh, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the age of 80 after a lengthy illness. He is a past Institute member and instructor, and past Society member. A memorial service will follow at a later date. Dr. Walsh is survived by his wife, Judie of Ann…Read More
Richard Ruzumna, M.D.
September 1, 2021 Our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Richard Ruzumna, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at the age of 86. He was a Training and Supervising Analyst, past Institute and Foundation President, and frequent instructor at our Institute. He was loved and cherished by many people including : his parents, Alex…Read More
Susan Orbach, Ph.D.
May 12, 2021 Our dear friend and MPI/MPS colleague Susan Laura Orbach, Ph.D., 66, of Royal Oak, Michigan died on May 12, 2021. Interment at Machpelah Cemetery. Beloved wife of Gary Zirulnik. Cherished mother of Ari and Elliot Zirulnik. Loving sister of Marlene (Christopher) Olson. Devoted daughter of the late Pearl and the late Gerald Orbach….Read More