Events Calendar

Nancy McWilliams’s 2015-2017 Calendar

April 19: NJPA Spring Meeting: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (with Milton Spett & Aaron Welt)

  • Location: Holiday Inn, Clark NJ
  • Topic: What Really Causes Psychotherapeutic Change: A Psychoanalytic View and a Cognitive Behavioral View
  • Sponsor: New Jersey Psychological Association
  • Contact: Aaron Welt:

April 23 to 26: Conference participation

  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Sponsor: APA Division of Psychoanalysis
  • Contact: Ruth Helein, Division 39 Administrator:

May 1, 1:00 to 4:30 pm: Workshop

  • Location: Macht Auditorium, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA
  • Topic: TBA, case presentation
  • Sponsor: Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Contact: Janna Smith, LICSW, BCD:

May 8, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Symposium

  • Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Topic: Critical Elements of Psychodynamic Evaluation
  • Sponsor: University of Montreal Psychotherapy Center
  • Contact: Claude Blondeau, M.Ps:

May 15 to 17: Workshops

  • Location: Ravenna, Italy
  • Topics: Schizoid, Paranoid, and Borderline Personality Organizations: Clinical Implications
  • Sponsor: Ravenna area psychotherapists
  • Contact: Ambra Muro: and

May 21, 7:00 to 10:00 pm: Lecture/Discussion

  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Topic: What Kind of Diagnosis Fits the Reality and Complexity of Psychological Suffering?
  • Sponsor: Societa Italiano di Psicoanalisi della Relazione: Institute of Milano
  • Contact: M. Pia Roggero:

May 23 to 24: Participation in conference on psychodiagnosis

  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Topics: May 23, Morning: Diagnosis: A Medical Metaphor with Benefits and Hazards
  • May 23, Afternoon: Working at the Edge of Madness: Helping Patients with Psychotic Personality Organization
  • May 24: Discussion

June 18 to 21: Keynote address (Saturday morning) and conference participation

  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Topic: Integrative Research for Integrative Practice
  • Sponsor: Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration
  • Contact: Catherine Eubanks-Carter, PhD:

July 24 and 25: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm: Two-day workshop

  • Location: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Topic: The Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, 2nd Edition: A Resource for Therapists
  • Sponsor: New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists
  • Contact: Barbara Bassett, Professional Development Convener:

August 8: 4:00 pm: Plenary Address, annual APA meeting

  • Location: Toronto, Canada: Convention Centre Room 716B
  • Topic: Is There Room for Wisdom in Organized Psychology?
  • Sponsor: American Psychological Association
  • Contact: APA web site:

October 2: Day-long workshop

November 2 through 4: Three-day workshop

  • Location: Seoul, Korea: Sogang University
  • Topic: Personality and Psychotherapy
  • Sponsor: Sogang University
  • Contact: Christine Ahn, PhD:

November 21, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm: Alice Kassabian Memorial Lecture

  • Location: Washington, DC, The Cosmos Club
  • Topic: Reflections on Wisdom: its Nature, Value, and Relevance to Contemporary Practice


January 13, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm: Workshop

  • Location: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY
  • Topic: Psychotherapy training
  • Sponsor: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Committee, American Psychoanalytic Assn.
  • Contact: Marcia Kaplan, MD:

February 19 to 28: Two-day workshops

  • Location: Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa
  • Topic: Individuality and Mental Health
  • Sponsor: New Therapist magazine
  • Contact: John Soderlund, publishing editor:

March 19: Day-long workshop

  • Location: Kansas City, KS
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute and Psychoanalytic Center
  • Contact: Nancy Crawford:

March 24: 8:00 to 10:00 pm

  • Location: 41 East 11th St., New York, NY
  • Topic: Master Class
  • Sponsor: Washington Square Psychoanalytic Institute
  • Contact: Susan Klett, LCSW, BCD, PsyA:

April 16, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm: Annual Conference

  • Location: Garden City, Long Island, NY
  • Topic: Self-Defeating Patterns and Their Implications for Psychotherapy
  • Sponsor: Adelphi University Postgraduate Programs
  • Contact: Stephen Hyman, PhD:

May 19 to 21: Two-day seminar (with Michael Garrett) (not open to public)

  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Topic: Structure and Treatment of the Psychotic Personality
  • Sponsor: Bent Rosenbaum, MD: University of Copenhagen, Danish Psychoanalytic Society

May 26 and 27: Workshop

  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: Oslo University Hospital
  • Contact: Jan-Martin Berge, PhD:

September 9 to 10: Two-day workshop

  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic: Individualities: How Personality Differences Matter in Psychotherapy
  • Sponsor: Heads of Psychology Services in Ireland
  • Contact: Elaine Smith, Clinical Psychologist:

October 21 to 23

  • Location: Hendersonville, NC: Kanuga Conference Center
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: American Association for Pastoral Counselors
  • Contact: Libby Inman, LPC:

November 12: Full-day workshop

  • Location: Southeast Florida
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology
  • Contact: Linda Sherby, PhD:


March (tentative, dates to be determined): Three-day workshop

March 23: Pre-Conference Institute, Annual Therapeutic Action of Psychodynamic

June 9 -10: Two-day workshop

  • Location: Siracuse, Sicily
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia
  • Contact: Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb:

June (exact dates to be determined)

  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Topic: TBA
  • Sponsor: Policlinico “Agostino Gemelli”
  • Contact: Prof. Domenico A. Nesci:

August (dates to be determined): Two weekends

  • Location: Poland
  • Topic: “Summer school” conference
  • Sponsor: Laboratorium Psychoedukacji
  • Contact: Zofia Milska-Wrzosinska:

Fall (tentative, dates to be determined)

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