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Review of 2015-16

Past events 2015-16

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 9AM-4:30PM

Conversations about Race and Psychotherapy: Hearing the Voices of Others

Reginald Nettles, PhD
Janice Berry Edwards, PhD
Michael Stiers, PhD
Venus Masselam, PhD



Saturday, October 3, 2015, 9AM-5PM

Intensive Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy Faculty

Solving the Mysteries of Self Defeat:

WSP therapists use videotaped sessions to demonstrate how to help patients move beyond self defeat



Jacques Lacan Theory

6 Tuesdays, biweekly, starting Oct. 6, 2015, 6:30-8PM



Friday-Saturday, October 9-10, 2015, 9AM-6PM

National Group Psychotherapy Institute

“Are You There for Me?” Attachment Theory and Group Psychotherapy

Eleanor F. Counselman, EdD, CGP, LFAGPA

Molly Donovan, PhD, CGP, FAGPA


Saturday, November 21, 2015, 9AM-5PM

Romantic Bonds, Binds and Ruptures: Couples on the Brink

Presenter: Virginia Goldner, PhD

Case Presentation: Noa Ashman, MSW

Nancy Lithgow, MSW, Chair



Friday, December 4, 2015, 1-4PM

Essentials of Object Relations Family Therapy

Presenter: John Zinner, MD



Friday, December 4, 2015, 5-7PM

Stepping into the River: An American Psychologist in Mother India

Author: Marc Nemiroff, PhD

"Nemiroff tells a remarkable story of his work as a psychologist with at-risk children (and others) in India while, at the same time, allowing the reader to glimpse the shattering childhood experiences that prompted him to become a healer of children in the first place." – Jonathan Kirsch


Please come and help us to celebrate the publication of Marc's book.

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Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, 12:30-4PM

Sky Above Clouds: Finding Our Way through Creativity, Aging and Illness Time

Wendy Miller, PhD
Gene Cohen, MD, PhD

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Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 2016, 4:30-6:30PM

Time, Focus, Relationship and Trauma: A Contemporary Object Relations Approach to Brief Therapy

Michael Stadter, PhD, presenter
Jeanne Piette, PhD, guest presenter

6 Thursdays

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Saturday-Sunday, January 16-17, 2016, 9AM-5PM

Overcoming Unconscious Forces in Treatment Resistant Depression: A Videotaped Treatment

Jon Frederickson, MSW

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Friday-Saturday, February 19-20, 2016, 9AM-6PM

National Group Psychotherapy Institute

Context and Multiculturalism: Explorations Through Large Group Experience

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Fridays, Feb. 26, March 4, 11, 18, 2016, 4-5:30PM

The Impact of Emotional Dysregulation And Trauma on the Developing Brain: A Neuroscience Series

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Wednesdays, Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016, 7:15-8:45PM

Principles of Group Psychotherapy

Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP

8 Wednesdays

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Friday evening and Saturday, April 1-2, 2016

Observational Studies Faculty

Fostering Transformation through Infant Observation: The Eyes (and Minds’ Eyes) Have It

Frances Thomson-Salo,

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Friday, April 15, 2016, 9AM-4:30PM

Being in dangerous territory: Ethical decision-making and boundary negotiations

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Friday, April 15, 2016, 6-7:30PM

Clinical Program on Psychotherapy Practice, Open House


Friday-Saturday, April 29-30, 2016, 9AM-6PM

National Group Psychotherapy Institute

Ending and Transitioning: Practical and Existential Issues That Arise During the Termination Process in Groups

Maryetta Andrews-Sachs, MA, CGP, FAGPA and Farooq Mohyuddin, MD, CGP

This conference is only for two-year Institute participants.

Sunday, May 1, 2016, 12:30-4:30 PM

“Will You Still Need Me?” — How Secure Attachment in Intimate Relationships May Protect Our Minds as well as Our Hearts as We Grow Old.

Robert J. Waldinger, MD.

Center for the Study of Aging



Friday, May 6, 2016, 6:30-10PM

Center for Existential Studies
Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Culture

Film: Resolved

Michael Stiers, PhD, CGP and Reginald Nettles, PhD, CGP



Sunday May 15, 2016, 2:30-5PM

The Contributions of D.W. Winnicott: His Writings and BBC Broadcasts



Saturday May 21, 2016 9:30AM-12:30PM

School Open House


Sunday May 22, 2016, 1-3PM

Gerry Perman Memorial


Sunday, June 5 -Friday June 10, 2016

Building Capacity in the Fragile Patient

11th Summer School Immersion in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Jon Frederickson, MSW

Thomas Brod, MD


Saturday, June 25, 2016, 10:30-12:30PM

ISTDP Open House

Faculty of the program

RSVP to LaKishia


Sunday June 26, 2016 11AM-6PM

Ethics, Risk, Management, and an Intersectional View of LGBT Mental Health

Richard Ruth, PhD


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