Past Weekend Conferences

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.