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Conference Abstracts

Nov. 9-11, 2020 (19th Annual Meeting)

Love + Justice in Engaging Psychosis and Extreme States

Keynote Speaker: Chacku Mathai
Honoree: Michael Garrett, MD

Nov. 1-3, 2019 (18th Annual Meeting)

Psychosis, Citizenship, and Belonging: Forging Pathways toward Inclusion and Healing

Keynote Speaker: Marty Cindy Hadge, IPS
Honoree: Larry Davidson, PhD

November 1-3, 2018 (17th Annual Meeting)

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Wholeness in Extreme States

Keynote Speaker: Berta Britz, MSW, CPS
Honoree: Krista MacKinnon

November 17-19, 2017 (16th Annual Meeting)

Psychosis in Context: Exploring Intersections in Diverse Identities and Extreme States

Keynote Speaker: Gogo Ekhaya Esima
Honoree: Narsimha Pinninti, MD

October 28-30, 2016 (15th Annual Meeting)

From Reductionism to Humanism: Moving Forward From Psychosis and Extreme States

Keynote Speaker: Michael Stein, JD, PhD
Honoree: Rai Waddingham

October 4-6, 2013 (14th Annual Meeting)

Whats in a Name? Emerging Perspectives on the Intersection of Schizophrenia and Recovery

Keynote Speaker: Debra Lampshire
Honoree: Daniel Fisher, MD, PhD

October 26-28, 2012 (13th Annual Meeting)

Making Contact with the Depths: Psychosis as it is Lived Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA.

Keynoter: Danielle Bergeron, MD, FRCPC, FAPA; Honoree: Jim Gottstein, Esq.

October 14-16, 2011 (12th Annual Meeting)

Beyond Pandora's Box: Exploring Integrative Approaches to Treating Psychosis. Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA.

Keynoter: Richard Bentall, PhD; Honoree: Ann-Louise Silver, MD

November 5-7, 2010 (11th Annual Meeting)

Psychosis, Trauma, and Human Connections: Building Community. Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, MA.

Keynoter: Joanne Greenberg, DHL; Honorees: Francoise Davoine, PhD & Jean-Max Gaudilliere, PhD

October 2-4, 2009 (10th Annual)

Interpersonal Approaches to Treating Psychosis: The Living Legacy of Chestnut Lodge.

Keynoter: John S. Kafka MD; Honoree: Daniel Mackler, LCSW

March 14-15, 2008 (9th Annual)

Recovery from Psychosis: Healing through Relationship. The Kimmel Center, New York Univ.

Keynoter: Ronald Bassman, PhD, Honoree: Courtenay Harding, PhD

June 28-30, 2007 (Special Meeting)

Transference and Symptoms of History. Paris, France and Vevey, Switzerland. Hosted by Franoise Davoine, Ph.D. and Jean-Max Gaudilliere, Ph.D. in Paris, and Dag Sderstrm in Vevey.

October 6-8, 2006 (8th Annual)

Trauma and Psychosis. Doubletree Guest Suites, Santa Monica, CA. Keynoter: Dori Laub, MD, (no honoree)

November 11-13, 2005 (7th Annual)

The Validity of Experience. Holiday Inn Brookline, MA Keynoter: George Atwood, Ph.D. (no honoree)

September 18-19, 2004 (6th Annual)

Extremes of Experience: Psychosis through Many Lenses. Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago. Keynoter: Leston Havens, MD Honoree: also Leston Havens, MD.

November 8 & 9, 2003 (5th Annual)

The Mind Behind the Brain. Thomas Jefferson Med. Univ, Philadelphia, PA. Keynoter: John Strauss, MD; Honoree: Anni Bergman, PhD

November 16 & 17, 2002; (4th Annual)

Beyond the Wall: Contemporary Psychoanalytic and Psychosocial Perspectives on Psychosis. William A. White Institute, NYC; Keynoter: Robert Whitaker; Honoree: Bertram Karon, PhD

October 6, 2001 (3rd Annual)

Celebrating Our Dialogue. Washington School of Psychiatry. Honoree: Maurice Green, MD (no keynoter).

October 7, 2000 (2nd Annual)

Challenging the PORT Study. Washington School of Psychiatry. No keynoter or honoree.

October 2, 1999 (1st Annual)

Psychodynamics and Psychoses: Creating Space for the Unaccommodated Self in Psychotic States. Washington School of Psychiatry. Four speakers, no keynoter. (Julie Kipp, LCSW, Christine Lynn, LICSW, Marvin Skolnik, Virginia Hendrickson.) Honoree in absentia: Harold Searles, MD

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