Professional Activities Archive

May 2017

Presentations at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Diego: Meet the Authors: Using Transference-Focused Psychotherapy to Meet the Challenges of Borderline Personality Disorder; Understanding and Treating Personality Disorders: A Severity-Guided Psychodynamic Framework; Book Signing; Understanding and Treating Narcissistic Personality Disorder (see video clip)

New Jersey Psychological Association Spring Meeting: Understanding and Treating Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Livingston, NJ

April 2017

TFP Workshop, the Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies, Providence

Grand Rounds at Lincoln Hospital: Using TFP Principles in Psychiatric Settings, Bronx, New York

Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) Foundational Training: Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) Part 2, Course offering by The McLean Borderline Personality Disorder Training Institute, Waltham Woods Conference Center, Waltham, MA. Information.

March 2017

Audio of Los Angeles radio station KABC's "In Your Right Mind" weekly roundtable discussion, and Q&A.

Workshop on TFP, The Hincks Dellcrest Centre-Gail Appel Institute, Toronto

February 2017

Grup-TLP Barcelona: Training Course in TFP 2017, Module 1

January 2017

Grand Rounds at The Zucker Hillside Hospital: TFP for Borderline Personality Disorder, Queens, NY

November 2016

Denver, 2-day workshop on Transference Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders, sponsored by University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry

October 2016

New York, The 4th Bi-annual Conference of the International Society for TFP, Information and Registration

Cambridge, MA, Foundational Training in Transference Focused Psychotherapy: Part 1, Course offering by The McLean Borderline Personality Disorder Training Institute

September 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania: 3 Day Introductory Workshop on TFP

July 2016

Amsterdam, CE course at the RINO: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy

Munich, International Conference for Personality Disorders: Transference Focused Psychotherapy Case Presentation; and Double-Workshop, BPD and Narcissistic Personality Disorders (in TFP)

May 2016

Hong Kong, Annual Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists — Pre-Congress Workshop, TFP: An evidence based psychodynamic therapy for borderline and narcissistic personality disorder; Plenary lecture: Focused Psychodynamic Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

Atlanta, APA Annual Mtg — CME course: Understanding and Treating Narcissistic Personality Disorder & Symposium: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Across Personality Disorders

March 2016

Montréal, Supervision at the Clinique Cherrier

Toronto, Talk for families about BPD, Treatments for BPD, Psychodynamic Treatment for Personality Disorders: TFP, at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

February 2016

GRUP-TLP Barcelona's 5th annual conference: "Narcissism," with Drs. Otto Kernberg, Stephan Doering, Lina Normandin, Miguel-Angel González-Torres, Luis Valenciano, and Joan Vegué, Barcelona, Spain

December 2015

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy: 1) Evolution of Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and 2) A Theoretical Model and Treatment Techniques for Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Deree College - American College of Greece, Athens.

October 2015

Dr. Yeomans' address to the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty Association upon receiving the group's Distinguished Psychiatrist Award, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

Conférence sur le trouble de personalité limite" at the meeting of the Société d'Information psychiatrique (SIP), the French Society of Public Psychiatry, Saint Malo, France.

September 2015

Two-day Conference: Psychodynamic Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder, with Dr. Otto Kernberg, Polish Society for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Krakow, Poland. Contact Maria Bazan as needed for info.

Kernberg and Yeomans, Conference in Krakow, Poland

Nine month Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Training course sponsored by the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, also with an online component, co-taught with Eve Caligor MD

August 2015

III Curso Internacional sobre la Psicoterapia Focalizada en la Transferencia: De la Teoría a la Práctica, Buenos Aires, Argentina. For information, email.

Seminario sobre la Psicoterapia Focalizada en la Transferencia, Universidad de la Repúbilca, Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Psiquiatrica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

June 2015

Yale Department of Psychiatry, Resident & Fellow Commencement Address: "Are We Still Biopsychosocial? Will We Continue to Be? (View video starting at 5:15)" June 5, 2015

May 2015

APA Annual Meeting, Toronto
17th — MASTER COURSE: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, with Otto Kernberg, MD and John Clarkin PhD, APA Annual Meeting, Toronto
18th — Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, with Otto Kernberg MD, Eve Caligor MD, and Diana Diamond, PhD

March 2015

Workshops in TFP in Australia:
20-21 — Integrating the Fragmented Self: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders, The Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Western Australia, Perth
22 — "Introduction to Transference-Focused Psychotherapy," Sponsored by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry (South Australian Branch and Faculty of Psychotherapy), Australian and New Zealand Association for Psychiatrists in Training (ANZAPT) and the South Australian Psychiatry Training Committee (SAPTC), Longview Winery, Adelaide, enquiries.
23 — "The Treatment of Personality Disorders," Sponsored by ANZAPT and SAPTC, Adelaide, enquiries.
23&24 — Monday and Tuesday evening supervision and training workshops in TFP, Sponsored by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry (South Australian Branch and Faculty of Psychotherapy), ANZAPT and the SAPTC, Adelaide, enquiries.
24 — "TFP for Personality Disorder," Sponsored by The Adelaide Clinic (Ramsay Health Care Incorporated) and The University of Adelaide, enquiries.
24 — "Erotic and Eroticized Transference," Sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, enquiries.
27 — Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, Royal North Shore Hospital St Leonards Sydney and The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, enquiries.
30-31 — Psychodynamic psychotherapies in practice, St. Vincent's Hospital and The University of Melbourne, contact Mary Veljanovska.

February 2015

Intensive Introductory Workshop in TFP at the American College of Greece, Athens, Greece, contact Professor Nikolaos Takis

January 2015

Valerius symposium 2015. Psychotherapy: What Works and Why? "Mechanisms of Change in Transference-Focused Psychotherapy," Amsterdam

December 2014

Grand Rounds, Dept of Psychiatry, Univ of Colorado: "Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: aiming for change in personality structure as well as symptom improvement"

October 2014

ISTFP Conference, Parma, Italy
TFP introductory workshop with Sergio Dazzi
"Low dose TFP" - plenary lecture with Frank Denning
Supervision Groups for TFP Therapists with Eve Caligor MD

ESSPD Congress, Rome, Italy
TFP Course with Stephan Doering and Otto Kernberg, MD
TFP for Narcissistic Personality Disorder with Eve Caligor MD, Diana Diamond PhD
"What's the difference that makes the difference? Commonalities and differences across efficacious treatments for BPD" with Martin Bohus, Anthony Bateman, and Valerie Porr

August 2014

Trastorno de Personalidad Narcissista - Hospital Fernandez, Buenos Aires

June 2014

Advanced TFP training, sponsored by the CHUV and les Toises, Lausanne, Switzerland

Seminar on "Dyads" at the OGATAP, Vienna, Austria

Workshop on TFP, sponsored by the RINO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Conference in honor of Dr. Thijs DeWolf, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

February 2014

"TFP Workshop for the Israeli Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy" in Tel Aviv

"What works for BPD? (link to video)" Conference sponsored by the NEABPD, the Magid Institute, and the Israeli Centre for Mentalizing, Tel Aviv, Israel

Psychothérapie Psychodynamique des troubles de personalité narcissique, sponsored by the GEPPP, Saint Jérome, Canada

December 2013

Intermediate TFP training sponsored by the CHUV and les Toises, Lausanne, Switzerland

November 2013

Lecture and workshop in Mexico City with Dr. Otto F. Kernberg

Seminar on the Treatment Contract at the OGATAP, Vienna, Austria

October 2013

Group Supervision, Clinique Cherrier, Montréal, Canada

Sept 2013

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Training, September - June 2014 course sponsored by the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, also with an online component, co-taught with Eve Caligor MD

Introduction to TFP, Polish Association of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - A 2-day Intensive Introductory Workshop. For information, please contact Dr. Pawel Glita, Krakow, Poland

June 2013

Introduction to TFP, A 3-day intensive Introductory Workshop on TFP taught in French. For information, please contact Dr Konstantinos Taliouridis, Lausanne, Switzerland

TFP for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, 2-Day Workshop, for information contact Dr. Miguel-Angel Gonzalez-Torres, Bilbao, Spain

Introduction to TFP, 2-Day intensive Introductory Workshop, for information contact Dr. Luis Valenciano, Murcia, Spain

May 2013

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for BPD: Describing, Observing and Discussing the Therapy; Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, San Francisco, Half-day seminar taught with Otto Kernberg, MD and John Clarkn, PhD

February 2013

Workshop in TFP at The Psychotherapy Institute - Istanbul, Turkey

November 2012

TFP Training at the Instituto di Psicoterapia Psicoanalitica - Turin, Italy

TFP Training - Bilbao, Spain

October 2012

Workshop in TFP - East End Psychological Associates - Louisville, KY

September 2012

September 2012 - June 2013, Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Training, Sponsored by the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, co-taught with Eve Caligor MD

"Problèmes spéciaux et limite de la traitabilité: Organisation névrotique, narcissisme malin, personnalité antisociale" with André Renaud, L.Ps., Louis Diguer, Ph.D., and Dominick Gamache, Ph.D. at the Université Laval, Québec City

"CME Course on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy" with Stephan Doering, M.D., Nel Draijer, Ph.D., and Otto Kernberg, M.D. at the 2nd International Congress on Borderline Personality Disorder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2nd Meeting of the International Society for Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, Amsterdam

May 2012

"CME Course on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy" with Otto Kernberg, M.D. and John Clarkn, Ph.D. at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia

"Les troubles de personnalité complexe et les troubles de l'humeur" at the Regroupement des psychologues cliniciens du Québec, Québec City

April 2012

"Training in Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, Part I" at the Instituto di Psicoterapia Psicoanalitica, Turin, Italy

TFP Training at the Maudsley Hospital with Diana Diamond, PhD. London, UK

March 2012

"TFP: Phase Initiale du traitement" with André Renaud, L.Ps. at the Université Laval, Québec City

Feb 2012

TFP Training for the Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz, Mexico

Jan 2012

"Psicoterapia Focalizzata sul Transfert (TFP)" with Otto Kernberg, M.D. at the Personality Disorders Lab in Parma, Italy

"Recent Developments in Narcissism" with Otto Kernberg, M.D. at the University of Milan, Bicocca

Dec 2011

Lecture at the Dallas Psychoanalytic Center

Psychiatry Grand Rounds at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSWMC)

Nov 2011

"Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Patients with Co-morbid Narcissistic and Borderline Personality disorder: The Contributions of Research to Therapy" with Diana Diamond, Ph.D. as part of the White Society Colloquium, William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society, New York

Oct 2011

TFP Training in Istanbul, Turkey with Dr. Otto Kernberg

Inaugural weekend of Québec TFP training, sponsored by Université Laval

September 2011

September 13, 2011 through June 12, 2012: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Program, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, see PDF also, taught with Eve Caligor MD

TFP Seminar, Finnish Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Association, Helsinki, Finland

International Society for TFP conference - New York

June 2011

TFP Training for Eastern European Therapists, American Austrian Foundation, Salzburg, Austria

May 2011

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting with Dr. Otto Kernberg
Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Observing and Discussing the Hands-on Work, 5/15
What’s the Difference That Makes the Difference? Commonalities and Differences Across Efficacious Treatments for BPD, 5/16

April 2011

TFP Training, Part 2, Manchester, UK

January 2011

Panel on Narcissism, Winter Meeting, American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY

TFP Training, Vienna, Austria

December 2010

Visiting Professor, Residency Training Event, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

November 2010

Visiting Professor at Hopital du Sacre Coeur psychiatry training program, Montreal

TFP Training, Manchester, UK

TFP training/seminars at the RINO-Noord, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Supervision and meeting of the Dutch TFP Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

October 2010

Presentation/Workshop at the Department of Psychiatry, Université Laval, Québec City, Canada

Training at Clinique du Faubourg Saint Jean, Quebec City

July 2010

Lecture, International Congress on BPD, Berlin: Update on modifications in TFP.
Lecture, Second International Conference on TFP, Berlin

May 2010

The American Psychiatric Association: 1) CME course on TFP for Borderline Personality, with Otto Kernberg, John Clarkin and Eve Caligor 2) Symposium on Psychodynamic Psychotherapies for BPD with Glen Gabbard, Peter Fonagy, Anthony Bateman, John Gunderson, and Eve Caligor

Conference on Narcissisme Pathologique in Montréal

March 2010

Association Psychiatrique du Nouveau Brunswick, Canada

The New Center for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles (the Stoller Lecture, a talk on research in psychodynamic psychotherapy, and a workshop on TFP).

The Psychiatric Residency Program at the University of Southern California.
The Psychiatric Residency Program at UCLA.

Jan/Feb 2010

The New York University Residency program, with Eve Caligor and Ben Davidman

The Columbia Psychoanalytic Center's Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program, with Eric Fertuck and Peter Bookstein

December 2009

TFP training and supervision in Montreal and Quebec City

November 2009

Workshop on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, British Psychological Society, London, UK

Workshop on TFP in Manchester, UK, sponsored by the Macartney House Psychotherapy Service

TFP training in Parma, Italy

October 2009

Workshop on TFP in New Haven CT, co-sponsored by the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

TFP Training Seminar, Gatineau-Ottawa, Canada

On-line TFP course and case consultation begins

Training for Danish Forum, New York City

June 2009

UCLA Conference on Borderline Personality Disorder, Los Angeles

Supervision meetings in Montreal and Quebec City

May 2009

CME course on TFP with Drs. Kernberg, Clarkin and Caligor at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting,
San Francisco

Symposium organized by Dr. Ken Silk: Empirically Validated and Effective Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality at the APA Annual Meeting, San Francisco

April 2009

Meeting with the Dutch TFP Association
Maastricht, the Netherlands

Seminar with Psychiatric Group of Parma, Italy

March 2009

Annual Special Guest of the Psychotherapy Program of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver

February 2009

The New Era of Treatments That Work, Conference on DBT, MBT, and TFP sponsored by McLean Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Listen to lecture "Narcissism and Borderline Personality Disorder," in right column, click audio icon

Supervision Meetings in Montreal and Quebec City

Workshop on diagnosis and treatment of patients with antisocial traits, la Clinique du Faubourg Saint Jean, Quebec City

December 2008

Supervision Meetings in Montreal and Quebec City

Grand Rounds at the Yale University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT

Presentation and case discussion at the Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology Scientific Meeting

November 2008

Intensive workshop for Mexican colleagues, New York

October 2008

Training for Danish Forum, New York City

Final Session of TFP Training Workshop, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

July 2008

International Conference on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy, New York City

June 2008

Basic and Advanced Training in TFP - RINO Noord, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Consultation Meeting with Dutch TFP Therapists – Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Seminar on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy – Prague, the Czech Republic

May 2008

Course in Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders – American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

April 2008

4th in a series of training workshops in TFP – Montreal, Canada

March 2008

Advanced Workshop in Transference-Focused Psychotherapy – Lausanne, Switzerland

Seminar on Psychotherapy for Patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Neuchatel, Switzerland

Grand Rounds - McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA: An Evidence-based Psychodynamic Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder