CONFERENCE INFO

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Power, Subjectivity and Resistance: Decolonizing Psychoanalytic Theory and Praxis 
Nancy Caro Hollander, PhD

Can We Decolonize Narratives on Development in Psychoanalysis?
Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD

Mireille Fanon-Mendès France

STEERING COMMITTEE INVITED PANELS 

Queer and Gender Expansive Clinicians of Color Talk Psychoanalysis: A Dialogues Across Difference Invited Panel
Panelists: Jessica Chavez, PhD, Jourdan Porter, MA, Luis Ramirez, LCSW, Jixia Ao, LCSW
Co-Chairs: Mamta Dadlani, PhD, Kori Bennett, PsyD

Reconsidering Neutrality 
Panelists: S.J. Langer, LCSW-R, Daniel Polyak, Daniel Rosengart, PhD
Moderator: Toni Hellmann, LCSW 

Reckoning with Trauma in Theory and Practice
Panelists: Ghislaine Boulanger, PhD, Yo’ad Ghanadry-Hakim, MA, Gilbert Kliman, MD (via recorded interview)
Panelist and Moderator: Gurmeet Kanwal, MD (Chair)

Colonialism and the Climate Crisis: Links we cannot afford to attack
Panelists: Nathan Jessee, PhD, Jessica Chavez, PhD, Elizabeth Allured, PsyD, Chakira Haddock-Lazala, PhD, Jan Haaken, PhD (playing clips from her film
"Necessity: Oil, water and climate resistance")
Moderator: Katie Gentile, PhD

Who am I and how did I get here? Insights from community-based research with pregnant and postpartum women struggling with new motherhood
Panelists: Ozlem Bekar, PhD, Madeleine Miller-Bottome, MA
Discussants: Beatrice Beebe, PhD, Lawrence D. Blum, MD
Moderator: Inga Blom, PhD

It takes a multiracial village: Child therapy in the community
Panelists: William Brenner, MA, Almas (Ally) Merchant, PhD
Moderator: Kirkland C. Vaughans, PhD

Special Invited Panel: The Writing and Scholarship of Lewis Aron: Wide Ranging, Deep, Committed, Passionate, Transformative
Panelists: Adrienne Harris, PhD, Galit Atlas, PhD, Spyros D Orfanos, PhD, ABPP
Chair: Spyros D Orfanos, PhD, ABPP

Reckoning with the Unattended/Unanalyzed in Training: Structural Challenges in Analytic Institutes 
Co-Chairs Invited Panel in Collaboration with The Inter-Institute Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

COMMITTEE INVITED PANELS 

Early Career Professional (ECP) Committee Invited Panel 

When is graduate school really over? Unpacking, redressing, reframing, and reworking what we’ve learned
Panelists: Laura Levin, PhD, Tiffany L Frank, PhD, Leslie Thompson García, MSc, Shari Appollon, LCSW, Jordan Bate, PhD
Co-Chairs: Laura Levin, PhD, Tiffany L Frank, PhD

Research Committee Invited Panel 

Treating Veterans with Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
Panelists: Cory K. Chen, PhD, Nicole Nehrig, PhD, Cassondra Feldman, PsyD, Christopher Schadt, PsyD 
Discussant: Paul Wachtel, PhD
Co-Chairs: Tracy A. Prout, PhD, Kevin B. Meehan, PhD

Graduate Student Committee Invited Panel

SUPERVISION DEMO: The Dynamics of the Supervisory Relationship: A Live Demonstration
Supervisor: Annie Lee Jones, PhD. Student Case Presenter: Luis Ramirez, MSW, LCSW. Senior Discussant: Regina Hund, PsyD. Student Discussant: Rosaline Ching-Lan Lin, M.Ed.
Chair/Moderator: Anna Maria Baldauf, PsyD

DISCUSSION GROUPS 

Erotic Transference and Countertransference Discussion Group 

Erotic Transference and Countertransference: The Discussion Continues 
Moderators: Arlene (Lu) Steinberg, PsyD, Judie Alpert, PhD

Trauma Discussion Group

Love for Sale: A Case Presentation of a “Mail Order Bride”
Presenter: Oksana Yakushko, PhD
Discussant: Ghislaine Boulanger, PhD
Chair/Moderator:  JoAnn Ponder, PhD

Psychotherapy Integration Discussion Group

Courting Curiosity: Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Integration
Moderators: Jill Bresler, Ph.D, Catherine F. Eubanks, PhD 

Child and Adolescent Discussion Group 

Walls: Within Us and Between Us
Presenter: Rebekah E. Small, LCSW
Discussant: Norka T. Malberg, PsyD
Co-Moderators: Seth Aronson, PsyD, Virginia M. Shiller, PhD

WEDNESDAY PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS 

Four Models of Infant-Parent Trauma and Implications for Nonverbal Dimensions of Infant and Adult Treatment 
Beatrice Beebe, PhD,  Inga Blom, PhD, Amanda Zayde, PsyD

Collaboration or Collusion: Reckoning with Conflicting Loyalties in Assessment Supervision
Sarah L. Hedlund, PhD, helen DeVinney, PsyD, Katherine Marshall-Woods, PsyD

The Illegal Traveler: The Process of Evaluating and Treating Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Nina K. Thomas, PhD., ABPP, CGP, Rukhsana Moona Chauhdry, PsyD, Michael O'Loughlin, PhD 

More to follow


CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Leilani Salvo Crane, PsyD, MBA
Nadine Obeid, PhD
Lara Sheehi, PsyD

STEERING COMMITTEE

Kori Bennett, PsyD
Inga Blom, PhD
Katie Gentile, PhD
Toni Hellmann, LCSW
Gurmeet S. Kanwal, MD
Shara Sand, PsyD
Kirkland S. Vaughans, PhD

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

Heather Kennedy, Seventeen17 Management & Events

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