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The Lawrence E. Lifson, MD, Conference on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 Pathological Versions of Narcissism: Clinical, Interpersonal, and Social Implications Nancy McWilliams, PhD, ABPP The DSM 5’s “Narcissistic Personality Disorder” and descriptions of the toxic effects of pathological narcissism have been getting a lot of attention, and often distortion, in the popular press lately. What do therapists need to know to help Continue reading

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2019

Pre-Conference Institute:  Thursday, May 2, 2019 Beyond “Doer and Done To”: Putting the Theory of “The Third” into Clinical Practice Jessica Benjamin, PhD Main Conference, Friday, May 3, 2019 – Saturday, May 4, 2019 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2019 • The therapeutic action of psychodynamic psychotherapy • Current concepts of cure • Integration of theory into practice Continue reading

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The Effects of Marijuana in First Episode Psychosis

Please join us for this 1-day course focusing on the impact of cannabis and substance use during the early course of psychotic disorders.  

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Responding to Risk for Psychosis Among College Students: Tools for Early Engagement, Assessment, and Treatment

This program aims help mental health and health professionals working with college-aged aged students expand their knowledge about early signs of psychosis and recommended assessment and intervention strategies. The ultimate goal is to create opportunities in which young people experiencing the early signs of major mental illness can safely share what they are experiencing and Continue reading

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The Second Annual First Episode Psychosis Meeting of the New Massachusetts Mental Health Center Massachusetts Psychosis Network for Early Treatments (MAPNET)

Registration is closed. This one day symposium brings together mental health experts to provide state of the art reviews on the rationale and approaches to early intervention in psychotic disorders. Speakers include faculty from many educational and clinical programs dedicated to providing Early Psychosis (EP) intervention in Massachusetts. The symposium will be of interest to Continue reading

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28th Summer Seminars: TREATING COUPLES WELL: A MODEL FOR CREATING COLLABORATIVE COUPLES TREATMENT

Couples come into treatment presenting a wide array of issues: communication, conflict, sexuality, affairs, parenting, mental illness, substance abuse, multi-generational family problems etc. Couples often struggle with too many of these issues all at the same time. Dr. David Treadway’s model of organizing couples therapy helps the clients design their own treatment plan. This seminar Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Conference: Medical and Substance Abuse Comorbidity in Serious Mental Illness: Toward Integrated Care

Conference has been rescheduled to Friday, April 28, 2017. This one day symposium brings together mental health experts to provide state of the art reviews on medical and substance use comorbidity in serious mental illness.  Speakers include current members and alumni of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center community, the broader Boston community and the Harvard Continue reading

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2017 (Full Conference, Pre-Conference, and Main Conference)

This extraordinary 13th annual conference features renowned faculty in the field of psychodynamic psychotherapy offering their innovative and evolving reflections on the integration of theoretical constructs into clinical practice, as well as case presentations and discussions by master clinicians. Our overriding goal will be to widen the scope of applicability of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a Continue reading

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Early Intervention in Psychosis

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. This one day symposium brings together mental health experts to provide state of the art reviews on the rationale and approaches to early intervention in psychotic disorders. Speakers include faculty from many educational and clinical programs dedicated to providing Early  Psychosis (EP) intervention in Massachusetts. The symposium will be of interest to psychiatrists, psychologists,  social workers, Continue reading

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27th Annual Summer Seminars: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance use disorders are common in both general psychiatric and medical practice. Because clinicians often do not have the knowledge about how to treat these disorders, it is common for clinicians to not screen for them. This often leads to poor outcomes for these patients. This course will review key issues that clinicians need to Continue reading

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