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Attending to alliance: using moment-to-moment tracking to improve our listening and interventions

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:30-12:45

Registration and continental breakfast 9-9:30

Faculty of the Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Program

Continuing Education Credit Hours



The ISTDP faculty of WSP invite new learners and seasoned alumni alike to an interactive educational experience.

In this brief meeting, one of our alumni will show us a video of her clinical work, which we will analyze moment-by-moment and discuss together. Audience members will:

  • Learn how to how intervene effectively to get better results
  • Learn how to assess the patient's verbal and non-verbal responses to find out which interventions are helping the most.
  • Watch a video of an actual clinical session to learn about an evidence-based, highly effective way of assessing and intervening 


$30 ISTDP alumni
$40 Current WSP members
$50 for others

Special incentive — bring a guest

ISTDP alumni and other WSP members who bring a prospective new student as a guest to this program will receive a $10 discount at the door.

Other attendees who register at the $50 level may receive a waiver of their application fee, if they choose to apply for next year's ISTDP program.

At the Washington School of Psychiatry, 5028 Wisconsin Ave NW, #400, Washington DC 20016



Participants will be able to identify nonverbal signals of anxiety.
Participants will be able to describe the three corners of the triangle of conflict
Participants will demonstrate ability to use triangle of conflict to track moment by moment shifts in the therapeutic alliance



Online registration is closed now. But there is space for walk-in attendees. Please feel free to come in the morning.


Cancellations and Refunds

Refunds will be made for cancellations received at the School office in writing at least 10 days before the seminar date and are subject to a non-refundable administrative fee of $50.

Who should attend?

The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.


The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The School is approved by the Social Work Board of the State of Maryland as a provider of continuing education for social workers in DC, MD, VA and WV.

The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

The Washington School of Psychiatry is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Washington School of Psychiatry designates each session for a maximum of _3_ AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.