Welcome to “ISTDP Boston”

Hi! This site is devoted to information and events related to Habib Davanloo’s Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) in the Boston area and beyond.

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This site and the list are maintained by Nat Kuhn, MD; I can be reached at nk at natkuhn dot com, or 617-489-9090.

Q & A from ISTDP-UK

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

ISTDP Training in Boston!

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!

Abbass Immersion in Halifax, 28-30 September 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