15 617-244-1682 | 888-244-6843 | ce@williamjames.edu Special Events Tuition Early registration through January 31, 2018: $350 Regular registration after January 31, 2018: $395 Fellows, Interns & Students: $195 Co-sponsored by William James College; The Continuing Education Program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teach- ing hospital of Harvard Medical School; Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Three Ripley Street; Psychoanalytic Institute of New England East (PINE); C.G. Jung Institute, Boston. The Lawrence E. Lifson, MD Psychotherapy Conference Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2018 Course Directors: Lawrence E. Lifson, MD and Martha Stark, MD Friday & Saturday, March 23-24, 2018 | 8:15 am – 5:00 pm at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA This extraordinary 14th annual conference features renowned faculty in the field of psychodynamic psychotherapy offering their innovative and evolving reflections on the integration of theoretical constructs into clinical practice, as well as case presentations and discussions by master clinicians. Our overriding goal will be to widen the scope of applicability of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a broader range of clinical situations and to deepen understanding of the curative process, with special attention to the contributions of both patient and therapist in the unfolding of the “cure.” PP18 | 13 CE/CME Credits Friday, March 23, 2018 8:15 am–Welcoming Remarks, Nicholas Covino, PsyD 8:30 am–Overview, Libby Shapiro, PhD 8:45 am–Case Presentation: The Music of What Happened and the Music of What Happens; Psychotherapy and Its Relationship to the Past, James Herzog, MD 9:30 am–Case Discussants: Jack Foehl, PhD, Axel Hoffer, MD 10:15 am–Break 10:45 am–Playing in the Darkness: Destroying, Creating, and Using the Object, Steven Cooper, PhD 11:30 am–Panel and Audience Discussion of Morning Presentations 12:15 pm–Lunch (on your own) 1:45 pm–Case Presentation: The Narrow, Twisted Path into a Clearing: From Transference Entanglement to Collaboration, Rafael Ornstein, MD 2:30 pm–Case Discussants: Anton Kris, MD, Jenai Wu Steinkeller, PhD 3:15 pm–Break 3:30 pm–From Relation to the Field, Andrea Celenza, PhD 4:15 pm–Panel and Audience Discussion of Afternoon Presentations 5:00 pm–Adjourn Saturday, March 24, 2018 8:15 am–Overview, James Frosch, MD 8:30 am–I'm Not Leaving; I Dare You to Come Try to Throw Me Out, Richard Geist, EdD 9:15 am–Case Discussants: Robert Fox, LICSW, Anna Ornstein, MD 10:00 am–Break 10:30 am–Relentless Despair and the Impenetrable Self, Martha Stark, MD 11:15 am–Panel and Audience Discussion of Morning Presentations 12:00–Lunch (on your own) 1:30 pm–Transforming Pathological Mourning into Acute Grief, Patricia Coughlin, PhD 2:15 pm–Case Discussants: Carolyn Stack, PsyD, Robert Waldinger, MD 3:00 pm–Break 3:15 pm–A Psychodynamic Approach to the So-Called "Treatment Resistant" Patient, Eric Plakun, MD 4:00 pm–Panel and Audience Discussion of Afternoon Presentations 5:00 pm–Adjourn