Upcoming Courses

The Therapeutic Action of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Current Concepts of Cure 2013

Nancy J. Chodorow, PhD, Andrea Celenza, PhD, Steven Cooper, PhD, George Fishman, MD, Gerald Fromm, PhD, James Herzog, MD, Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD, Alfred Margulies, MD, Donna Orange, PhD, Jaak Panksepp, PhD, Alan Pollack, MD, Philip Ringstrom, PhD, Jose Saporta, MD, Martha Stark, MD and Robert Waldinger, MD

March 22, 2013 – March 23, 2013 | Boston, MA | Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel More Information

This ninth extraordinary two-day conference will feature many of the finest local and national leaders in the field of psychodynamic psychotherapy. They will be offering their innovative and evolving reflections on the integration of theoretical constructs into clinical practice. The intent of this conference will be to widen the scope of applicability of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a broader range of clinical situations. The overriding goal for the convening of these esteemed educators and clinicians will be to deepen understanding of the curative process, with special attention to the contributions of both patient and therapist in the unfolding of the “cure.”

This course is designed so that participants will be able to:
  • Elucidate the therapeutic action of psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Define the contributions of varying theories to therapeutic change
  • Integrate current theories into clinical practice
  • Widen the scope of applicability of psychodynamic concepts to clinical situations

Additional Information


Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Psychiatry Foundation, Inc./Contact Hours: 13



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