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As part of their lead-up to my presentations in July 2016, ISTDP-UK asked me a series of questions. I enjoyed reflecting on and answering them, and I thought the answers might be of broader interest, so I’m posting them here. I understand that you were the Assistant Director of the Psychotherapy Research Programme at Harvard’s Beth … Continue reading Q & A from ISTDP-UK
I will be offering ISTDP training in Boston starting in the fall of 2016. The details are not fixed, but the current plan is to meet once a month for half of a weekend day (4 hours). This will allow time for didactics, experiential exercises such as role-plays, consultation/supervision, and lots of video (mine and … Continue reading ISTDP Training in Boston!
I was on the faculty of the first Pacific Northwest ISTDP Summer School in 2015, and I am very happy to be returning this summer! Tom Brod organized a wonderful event, and he and Jon Frederickson will be there again this summer. This year we will also be joined by Tony Rousmaniere. There are two … Continue reading ISTDP Pacific Northwest Summer School 2016, 21-26 August 2016
Allan Abbass is offering his 13th annual immersion in his home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia from Wednesday September 28 through Friday September 30. Allan has very generously offered to let ISTDP-Boston affiliated folks attend at the “core training” rate of $750 Canadian, about US$575 at the current very favorable exchange rate. I have attended … Continue reading Abbass Immersion in Halifax, 28-30 September 2016
The International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA) is an organization founded by a number of people who trained with Davanloo in the 1980s, including Leigh McCullough, Diana Fosha, Patricia Coughlin, and others. It has served as an umbrella organization for ISTDP and other therapies which have grown from or have some kinship with Davanloo’s experientially-based psychodynamic psychotherapy. … Continue reading IEDTA International Conference, 3-5 November 2016 in Amsterdam!