Past Weekend Conferences

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
Winer 2020

HUMOR
Fall 2019

WRITING ABOUT REAL PEOPLE
Spring 2019

OUTSIDERNESS
Winter 2019

ENVISIONING LIFE
Fall 2018

LITERATE LIVING
Spring 2018

ENDINGS
Winter 2018

ENGAGEMENT: OPENING MOVES IN WRITING & TREATING
Fall, 2017

ISMS, PHOBIAS, AND INVISIBILITIES: BIGOTRY ON THE COUCH
Spring 2017

FRIENDSHIP: WHAT MAKES IT, WHAT BREAKS IT
Winter, 2017

WRITING THE DIFFICULT CHARACTER|
Winter 2014
Organizers: Anne Adelman, PhD and Hemda Arad, MA
Guest Faculty:
Donald Moss, MD,  Ari Roth, Joyce Slochower, PhD.,
Mary Kay Zuravlee, Lynne Zeavin, Phd.

SURFACE TO DEPTH
Fall 2013
Organizers: Catherine Anderson and Kerry Malawista, Phd.
Guest Faculty:
Elizabeth Fritsch, PhD, Jane Hall, MSW,
Daniel Menaker, Howard Norman

HOME
Spring 2013
Program Organizers:
Sharon Alperovitz, MSW And Evelyn Schreiber, Phd
Guest Faculty:
Deborah Anna Luepnitz, Phd,  Nancy Mcwilliams, Phd,
Faye Moskowitz , Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber, Phd

THE MIND OF THE CHILD IN THE ADULT
Winter 2013
Program Organizer:
Richard Chefetz, Md.
Guest Faculty:
Mary Sue Moore, Phd , Billie Pivnick, Phd,
Mary Target, Phd, Frances S. Water, DCSW

QUEERING THE COUCH
Fall 2012
Organizers:
Gail Boldt PHD, Don Chiappipinelli MSW
Oren Gozlan PSYD CPSYCH
Guest Faculty:
Ken Corbett, Patricia Gherovici PHD,
Oren Gozlan PSYD CPSYCH, Griffin Hansbury MA LCSW

WRITERS’ HEROS & HEROINES
Spring 2012
Coordinator:Deirdre Callanan, PhD
Guest Faculty:
Don Chiappinelli, LCSW , Richard M. Waugaman MD,
Bo Lane Holland, Lauren Wolk

WRITERS BLOCK
Winter 2012
Coordinator: Kate Daniels
Guest Faculty: Gregory Orr, Jean McGerry, Karen Earle

THE BEREFT THERAPIST, THE GRIEVING WRITER
Fall 2011
Coordinators: Anne Adelman, Ph.D. and Kerry Malawista, Ph.D.
Guest Faculty: Salman Akhtar , Jody Bolz, Sandra Buechler, Jill Bialosky

TIME AND MONEY
Spring 2011
Coordinator:  Sylvia Flescher, MD
Guest Faculty: Muriel Dimen, PhD;  Irwin Hirsch, PhD;
Deborah Anna Luepnitz, PhD;  Robert Winer, MD.

WHAT CAN NEUROSCIENCE TEACH US ABOUT THE CONDUCT OF THERAPY?
Winter 2011
Coordinators: Elizabeth Hersch, MD; Karyne Messina, PhD;
Marjorie Swett, MSW.
Guest Faulty:  Frances Champagne, PhD; Regina Pally, MD; Stephen J. Suomi, PhD.

SINGING AND WRITING WITH TONGUES OF WOOD: BRINGING THE UNSAYABLE INTO WORDS
Fall 2010
Coordinator: Alexander Stien, PhD
Guest Faculty: Moises Kaufman; Andrea Sabbadini, CPsyc;
Ellen Handler Spitz, PhD; Alexander Stien, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2010 (for incoming students)
Coordinator: David Cooper, PhD; Martha Dupecher, PhD;
Kerry Malawista, PhD; Evelyn Schreiber, PhD; Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Jay Greenberg, PhD; Jane V. Kite, PhD.

CHANGING TIMES
Spring 2010
Coordinator: Marc Levine, MD
Guest Faculty: Nancy McWilliams; PhD, Jerrold Post, MD; Sherry Turkle, PhD.

HOW THERAPY WORKS
Winter 2010
Coordinator: David Cooper, PhD
Guest Faculty: Wilma Bucci, PhD; Judy Chused, MD; Henry Smith, MD.

REVENGE AND FORGIVENESS
Fall 2009
Coordinator: James Kleiger, PsyD, ABPP
Guest Faculty: David Kaczynski; Arnold Lazare, M.D.  and Eric Rosen, JD;
Irwin Rosen, PhD; Anita Schmukler, DO;
Cynthia Ward, JD; Steven Wolin, MD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2009 (for new students)
Coordinators: David Cooper, PhD; Martha Dupecher, PhD;
Kerry Malawista, PhD; Evelyn Schreiber, PhD; Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

IMAGINING A LIFE
Spring 2009
Coordinator: Michaele Weissman
Guest Faculty: Jessica Blank; Daniel Menaker; George Moraitus;
Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, PhD.

TRAUMA
Winter 2009
Coordinator: Richard A. Chefetz, MD
Guest Faculty: Philip M. Bromberg, PhD; Edward K. Rynearson, MD.

A SERIOUS LOOK AT PLAY
Fall 2008
Coordinators: Cornelia Lischewski, DRS, PsyD
Guest Faculty: Jessica Benjamin, PhD; Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg, PhD;
Alexandra M. Harrison, MD; Philip Ringstrom, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2008 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW; David Cooper, PhD;
Martha Dupecher, PhD; Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

WRITER/ANALYST
Spring 2008
Coordinators: Madelon Sprengnether, PhD
Guest Faculty: Rosellen Brown; Theodore Jacobs, MD; Alice Jones, MD;
Forrest Hamer, PhD.

PROJECTION AND PROJECTIVE IDENTIFICATION
Winter 2008
Coordinators: Karyne Messina, EdD and Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski, MD.
Guest Faculty: Lara Etchegoyen, MD; Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski, MD; Alberto Pieczanski, MD; Elizabeth Bott Spillius, PhD, John Zinner, MD.

FACES OF GRIEF AND MOURNING
Fall 2007
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Deborah Blessing, MSW
Guest Faculty: Elizabeth Bradley, MD; Ursula Mahlendorf, PhD;
Henry Smith, MD; Matthew von Unwerth.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2007 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

THE WORDS SAY IT
Spring 2007
Coordinator: Elizabeth Fritsch, PhD
Guest Faculty: Patrick Casement;

MADNESS
Winter 2007
Coordinator: Christopher Keats, MD
Guest Faculty: Danielle Bergeron, MD; Dan Dorman, MD;
Kay Redfield Jamison, Phd, Elyn Saks, JD; Ann-Louise S. Silver, MD.

CREATIVE DIALOGUES
Fall 2006
Coordinators: David Joseph, MD and Susan Willens, PhD
Guest Faculty: Marshall Alcorn, PhD; Fred Griffin, MD; Esther Rashkin, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2006 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW; Martha Dupecher, PhD; Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

DESIRE, LUST AND SENSUALITY
Spring 2006
Coordinators: Angela C. Martin, MSN, CS-P
Guest Faculty: Dana Birksted-Breen; Ethel Person, MD.

MEMORY
Winter 2006
Coordinator: Tom Goldman
Guest Faculty: Christine Courtois, PhD; Warren S. Poland, MD;
Daniel L. Schacter, PhD; Howard Shevrin, PhD.

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Fall 2005
Coordinator: JoAnn Reiss, PhD
Guest Faculty: Roberta J. Apel, MD; Phyliss Naylor; Ellen Handler Spitz, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2005 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW; Martha Dupecher, PhD; Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

IMPASSE
Spring 2005
Coordinators: Richard Fritsch, PhD
Guest Faculty:  David Bell, MD; Lindsey Clarkson, MD; Lucy Daniels, PhD; Judy Kantrowitz, PhD; Lee Salamon.

GROUP PROCESS
Winter 2005
Coordinator: David Cooper, PhD
Guest Faculty: Otto Kernberg, MD; Richard Munich, MD;
Vega Zagier Roberts, MD; Edward R. Shapiro, MD.

WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
Fall 2004
Coordinators: Leslie Brown, LCSW; Donald Ross, MD
Guest Faculty: Michael J. Bader, MD; Sujata Masey; Harvey Rich, MD; Sheldon Roth, MD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2004 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD;
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

LOYALTY AND BETRAYAL IN THE FAMILY
Spring 2004
Coordinators: Cornelia Lischewski, DRS, PsyD
Guest Faculty: Deborah Luepnitz, PhD; Stephen Rosenblum, MD; Joseph Silvio, MD; Stephen Suomi, PhD; Robert Winer, MD; John Zinner, MD.

AFFECT IN ACTION
Winter 2004
Coordinator: Richard A. Chefetz, MD
Guest Faculty: Philip M. Bromberg, PhD; Jude Cassidy, PhD;
Mauricio Cortina, MD; Diana Fosha, PhD.

RELIGION
Fall 2003
Coordinator: Ginta V. Remeikis, MD
Guest Faculty: Diane Jonte-Pace, PhD; Felicity Kelcourse, MMin., PhD;
Mortimer Ostow, MD; MedScD; Ana-Maria Rizzuto, MD;
Earnest Wallwork, PhD;  Polly Young-Eisendrath, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2003 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW, and Robert Winer, MD.
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

IMMEDIACY OF THE TRANSFERENCE
Spring 2003
Coordinator: Lindsay Clarkson, MD
Guest Faculty: David L. Bell, Justin Frank, MD; Lucy La Farge, Elizabeth Bott Spillius.

THE BODY IN MIND
Winter 2003
Coordinator: Christopher J. Keats, MD
Guest Faculty: Emily Kuriloff, PsyD; Kimberlyn Leary, PhD; Shelley Rockwell, PhD;
Lee Salamon, Stuart Twemlow, MD.

DREAMS
Fall 2002
Coordinator: Tarpley Mann Long
Guest Faculty: Rosalind Cartwright, Steven Ellman, Justin Frank, MD;
Morton F. Reiser, Bonita Winer.  

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2002 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, M.S. W., and Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

TRESPASS
Spring 2002
Coordinator: Katherine Burton, MSW
Guest Faculty: Carla Elliott-Neely, Glen O. Gabbard, Jonathan Lear,
Arlene Kramer Richards, Ernest Wallwork, PhD.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE ANALYST
Winter 2002
Coordinator: David Levi, MD
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD; Theodore Jacobs, MD;
Karen Maroda, Henry Smith, Robert Stolorow, Robert Winer, MD.

CREATIVITY
Fall 2001
Coordinator: Beatrice Smirnow
Guest Faculty: Katherine Brunkow, John Gedo, Theodore Jacobs,
Susan Kolodny, Tarpley Mann Long, Linda Mayes, Barry Wepman.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2001 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty:  Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

THE MEANINGS OF EVIL
Spring 2001
Coordinators: Deborah Feldheim and Marc Levine
Guest Faculty: Salman Akhtar, C. Fred Alford, Gar Alperovitz, Ester Buchholz, Otto Kernberg, Robert Winer, Diane Yeager.

RELATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Winter 2001
Coordinators: Jody Messler Davies and Irwin Z. Hoffman
Guest Faculty: Neil Altman, Jody Messler Davies, Irwin Z. Hoffman,
Barbara Pizer, Stuart Pizer, Stephen Seligman.

THE THEORY OF THE MIND
Fall 2000
Coordinator: Richard Fritsch, MD.
Guest Faculty: E. James Anthony; Alan Bass; Howard Benensohn;
Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA and Kenneth Towbin.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 2000 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD
Guest Faculty:  Judith F. Chused, MD and Jay Greenberg, PhD.

TERMINATION
Spring 2000
Coordinators: Joyce Lowenstein, PhD.
Heather Craige; Nydia Lisman-Pieczanski, MD; Faye Moskowitz;
Jack Novick, PhD; Kerry Kelly Novick; Anita Schmuckler, DO.

GAY MEN AND LESBIAN WOMEN
Winter 2000
Coordinators: Leslie Brown, LCSW
Guest Faculty: Paul Lynch, MD; Sidney Phillips, MD; Ralph Roughton, MD; Andrew Sullivan; Susan Vaughan, MD; Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, PhD.

TRAUMA
Fall 1999
Coordinator: Kathryn Chefetz, MSW.
Guest Faculty: Richard Chefetz, MD; Richard Kluft, MD; Richard Lowenstein, MD;
Charles Olsen, MD; Joyanna L. Silberg, PhD;
Bessel van der Kolk, MD; Richard Waugaman, MD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 1999 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD.
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD; Jay Greenberg, PhD.

DISTURBED ADOLESCENTS
Spring 1999
Coordinators: Richard Fritsch, MD.
Guest Faculty: E. James Anthony, MD; Judith F. Chused, MD;
Richard C. Fritsch, PhD; Theodore Shapiro, MD; Marsha Levy Warren, PhD.

GENDER AND TREATMENT
Winter 1999
Coordinators: Katherine Brunkow, MSW.
Guest Faculty: Cecile Bassen, MD; Carol Gilligan, PhD; James Herzog, MD;
Susan Lazar, MD; Elizabeth Lloyd-Mayer, PhD; Malkah Notman, MD;
Stephen Rosenblum, MD; Robert Winer, MD.

SIBLINGS
Fall 1998
Coordinator: Deborah Feldheim, MD
Guest Faculty: Eloise Agger, D.S.W.; Rosemary Balsam, MD; Stephen Bank, PhD; Ian Graham, MD; Allan Rosenblatt, MD; Sheila Sharpe, PhD; Frank J. Sulloway, PhD.

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 1998 (for new students)
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD.
Guest Faculty: Glen O. Gabbard, MD; Jay Greenberg, PhD;
Robert Winer, MD; John Zinner, MD.

PARENTS AND BABIES
Spring 1998
Coordinator: Pamela Sorensen, MACP
Guest Faculty: Adrienne Keller, PhD; Paul Longo, PhD; Lisa Miller, MD;
Mary Sue Moore, PhD; Margaret Rustin, MACP.;
Michael Rustin; Otto Weininger, PhD.  

REMEMBERING
Winter 1998
Coordinator: Beatrice Smirnow, PhD.
Guest Faculty: Harold Blum, MD; Robert Clyman, MD; John S. Kafka, MD; Fred Levin, MD; Daniel Schachter, PhD; Moisy Shopper, MD; Richard Waugaman, MD.  

CRITICAL THINKING
Fall 1997
Coordinators: Sharon Alperovitz, MSW and Robert Winer, MD.
Guest Faculty: Judith F. Chused, MD; Stanley Coen, MD; Jay Greenberg, PhD;
Judy Kantrowitz, MD; David Raphling, MD; Arnold Richards, MD.