Presentations

Presentations and Workshops

How are Trauma and Dissociation Embodied?, Panel presentation, WAWI William Alanson White Institute in collaboration with the Wilhelm Reich Center for the Study of Embodiment, Feb. 24, 2024 (virtual).

Finding Balance in the Music Business, Conversation with Nicole Blonder, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach from Equilibrium, Jan 17, 2024. https://www.instagram.com/p/C2N6rX6uIvE/

Expanding the Edges of Self Psychology: Harm Reduction, Creative Arts, and Guided Imagery, Plenary presentation, 44th Annual IAPSP Conference, October 22, 2023. Chicago, Illinois.

Art, Psychoanalysis and Survival, Pre-conference workshop, The Creative Edges(s) of Contemporary Self Psychology, 44th Annual IAPSP Conference, October 19, 2023. Chicago, Illinois.

Grappling Towards Emotional Engagement, Discussion for Dr. Andrew Eig’s “The Need for Rough and Tumble Play,” Explorations Series, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, March 23, 2023. New York, NY (Hybrid).

Out of Tune: The challenges of keeping a band together. Podcast and radio interview with Colin McEnroe. Connecticut Public Radio (NPR), February 9, 2023. Out of Tune — The Colin McEnroe Show

A Holistic Perspective on Eating Disorder Treatment: Practical Guidelines for Psychoanalysts, workshop, National Institute of the Psychotherapies Professional Association (NIPPA) Focus Seminar, Oct 30, 2022. New York, N.Y.

The connection between trauma and eating disorders, an interview and podcast with Rachelle Heinemann, LCSW, Aug 2022. Connection Between Trauma and Eating Disorders — Rachelle Heinemann

Searching For Embodied Connection in the Age of COVID-19, Pre-conference workshop, Curving Potential Space: Adapting Our Principles of Analytic Engagement to the Trauma of the Pandemic, 43rd Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct 20, 2022, Washington, DC.

Searching For Embodied Connection in the Age of COVID-19, paper, Explorations Series, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (IPSS), March 24, 2022 (Virtual).

Search for Embodied Connection in the Time of Peril, paper on panel, Psychology and the Other Conference, Sept 18, 2021, Boston College, MA (Virtual).

Unwelcomeness as an Embodied State of Being, Pre-Congress paper on panel, 52nd International Psychoanalytic Association Conference, July 12, 2021 (Virtual).

Unwelcomeness as an Embodied State of Being, Seminar on Contemporary Exploration of Ferenczi’s The Unwelcome Child and his Death Instinct, Sandor Ferenczi Center, New School for Social Research, April 17, 2021, NYC (Virtual).

Unwelcomeness as a State of Being, paper on panel, Ferenczi Center Workshop, New School, April 13th, 2019, NY, NY.

Scaffolding Trauma Treatment: Collaboration between Psychoanalysis and EMDR, paper presentation, for NIP’s Integrative Trauma Program Colloquium Series (with Patricia Tidwell PhD, LCSW) March 14, 2019, NY, NY.

One is the loneliest number: A developmental second chance. plenary discussion, 41st Annual International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Annual Int’l Conference, Oct 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Building a Shared Geography. Discussion of Force Field Transformation and Therapeutic Alliance, presentation by Dr. Steven Stern, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, Explorations Series, Sept. 2018, NY, NY.

Three Subjectivities with a Common Goal: The Intersectionality of culture, gender, and sexual orientation on the treatment experience, panel discussion, 16th Annual International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis (IARPP) Conference, June 2018, New York, N.Y.

The Unwelcome Child, the Unwelcome Patient and the Unwelcome Body, co-authored panel paper, 13th International Ferenczi Conference, May 2018, Florence, Italy.

Beasts of the Southern Wild: A Film Workshop Reflecting on Mourning and Resilience, panel presentation, 38th Annual Spring meeting, American Psychological Association (APA), Division of Psychoanalysis, April 2018, New Orleans, LA.

More than Words: Collaborating with Adjunctive Treatment Modalities, panel presentation, Institute for Expressive Analysis (IEA), April 2018, New York, N.Y.

Extending the Analytic Instrument: Embodied Resonance in Treatment, workshop, National Institute for the Psychotherapies Professional Association Focus Seminar, April 2018, New York, NY.

Close to the Edge, paper, Exploring the Wounded Healer Workshop, The Sandor Ferenczi Center at the New School, Dec. 2017, New York, N.Y.

Swimming Lessons: Aging, Dissociation, and Embodied Resonance: Discussion of Sherman-Meyer’s paper, Creative Seminar, Institute for Expressive Analysis, Jan. 2017, New York, N.Y.

How Bodies Speak: Expanding the Analytic Instrument, pre-conference workshop, 40th Annual International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP) Conference, Oct. 2017, Chicago, Il.

Extending the Empathic Grasp in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa: Adding and Neuroscientific Perspective, co-authored paper, 40thAnnual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2017, Chicago, Il.

A Creative Mind: Safe-Haven or Psychic Retreat, panel paper, 37th Annual Spring Meeting, APA, Division of Psychoanalysis, April 2017, New York City.

Dreaming as a Portal to Witnessing, paper, Psychoanalytic Explorations Series, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (IPSS), April 2017, New York, N.Y.

The Analyst’s Affect: The Way Back from Gridlock, Blindspots and Loss of Vitality, plenary presentation, 39th Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2016, Boston, MA.

Analyst/Artist: Reports from the Frontier of Art and Psychoanalysis, panel paper, 13th Annual IARPP Conference, June 2016, Rome, Italy.

You’re Only Old Once: Aging within Psychoanalysis, panel paper, 36th Annual Spring Meeting, APA, Division of Psychoanalysis, April 2016, Atlanta, Georgia.

One Size Does Not Fit All: Challenges of Understanding the Complex Interplay of Body and Mind in Working with Patients with Binge-Eating Disorder (BED). Workshop, National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Continuing Educational Series, July 2015, NYC.

One Size Does NOT Fit All: Understanding the Complex Interplay of Body and Mind in Working with Overweight (or Fat) Patients, workshop, International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals, N.Y. Chapter, with Caryn Sherman-Meyer, Susan Klebanoff and Alexis Conason, November 2014, New York, N.Y

Revisiting Searles: Conflict and Mutual Change in the Analytic Relationship, paper, Scientific Meeting, IEA, Fall 2013 and 34th Annual Spring Meeting, APA, Division of Psychoanalysis, April 2014, NYC.

My Belly is an Old Friend: Compulsive Overeating in Affect Regulation, pre-Conference Workshop, 36th Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2013, Chicago, Il.

The Unburied Dead: Ghostly Visitations in the Treatment Dyad, paper, 36th Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2013, Chicago, Il.

Look but Don’t Touch: Integrating the Neuroscientific Perspective in Clinical Practice, co-authored paper, 43rd Annual New York State Society of Clinical Social Work Conference, May 2012, New York, N.Y.

Look but Don’t Touch: Integrating the Neuroscientific Perspective in Clinical Practice, co-authored paper, 10thAnniversary IARPP Conference, March 2012, New York, N.Y.

Razor’s Edge: How It Cuts Both Ways, paper, 34th Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2011, L.A., CA.

The Unburied Dead: Ghostly Visitations in the Treatment Dyad, panel paper, 9th Annual IARPP Conference, July 2011, Madrid, Spain.

Full of Yourself: How Eating Disorders Encode a Relational History, co-authored paper, 31st Annual IAPSP Conference, Oct. 2008, Baltimore, MD.

Tend and Befriend: Successes and Failures in a Women’s Therapy Group, paper, 50th Annual Three-Day Workshop in Analytic Group Psychotherapy, Group Therapy Training Program, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, June 2009, New York, N.Y.

In Search of Bandhood: Keeping Your Band Together, panel, College Music Journal Musicfest (CMJ) Conference, Oct. 2000, New York, N.Y.