Couple, Child and Family Summer Institute 2016

International Psychotherapy Institute
Summer Institute on Child, Couple and Family Therapy
June 10-12, 2016
The Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of
Psychodynamic Therapy with Traumatized Populations
Institute Director: Caroline Sehon, M.D.
Cambria Hotel and Suites, 1 Helen Heneghan Way, Rockville, MD
Located approximately 1.5 blocks from the Rockville Metro Station, Red Line


The summer institute provides an in-depth study of the theory and technique of child, couple and family psychoanalytic therapy. The program will have a special focus on traumatic situations as they impact children, couples and families in diverse patient populations. Participants will immerse themselves in analytic ways of reaching this challenging population through a range of learning formats-lectures, clinical presentations and small group discussions will be interwoven throughout the institute, with expert faculty from the USA. There will be social opportunities to create and foster collegial networking in the exciting Washington, DC area! Presentations include:

Introduction to Object Relations Therapy
with Children, Couples and Families
Jill Scharff, M.D.
Madness Runs in Families and It Runs Both Ways
Michael Stadter, PhD
When Trauma Strikes:
Play Therapy with 6-Year-Old Christina
Janine Wanlass, Ph.D.
Trauma in Couples
David Scharff, M.D.
Family Therapy with Young Children of Divorce
Carl Bagnini, MSW, BCD
Affective Learning Model 

The Affective Learning Model is an educational format derived from the theoretical principles of Object Relations. Faculty, candidates, fellows, students and weekend attendees learn together, from didactic material and experience, to integrate theory and technique, cognitive and affective elements, and intrapsychic and interpersonal dimensions.

IPI's affective learning groups represent a core component of the weekend learning. Each participant meets in a consistent group, twice daily and once on Sunday morning during the weekend conference. The affective learning process provides an essential vehicle for learning at IPI, giving participants an effective way to integrate their intellectual and emotional responses to the material at individual and group levels, and to apply this learning to their clinical work. Participants value the small group as a place that fosters their development as clinicians, by giving the learner a close-in opportunity to discuss, argue, and wrestle with concepts and emotional responses to thematerial.

Continuing Education Credit  Approximately 14.5 hours, including 6 hours of ethics CE credit and 3 hours of culture CE Credit 
REGISTER ONLINE  $325. Full-time graduate students: $215; IPI Full Members, 10% discount;
Associate IPI Members, 5% discount

For more information on the institute, learning objectives, readings, registration, location, and lodging options (hotel reservation deadline May 27), please contact IPI: 
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