1993 Grand Rounds. “The Role of Couples and Family Therapy in the Treatment of Personality Disorder.”Maine Medical Center and The State Hospital of Maine. Portland, Maine.
1994 Sunday Rounds. “Intimacy and Marriage.” The John Stupak Show.
1996 “Betwixt and Between: An Object Relations Approach to the Borderline Marriage.”
The Eighth Annual Helene Narot Memorial Lecture. The Clinical Social Work Association of South Florida, Inc. Miami, Fla.
1996 Keynote speaker. “Shadows of The Heart: Applying Object Relations and Theological Reflection to Couples Therapy.” The Florida Conference Pastoral Counseling Network Annual Conference. Orlando, Fla.
1996 Grand Rounds. “The Effects of
Trauma on Couples and Families."
Charter Hospital, Charlottesville, VA.
1997 Keynote speaker. “An Insight Oriented Approach to Treatment Resistant Couples.” Perry Point
1999 “The Gift: From Love, Hate, and Aggression to Love, Hate, and Reparation.”
The Washington School of Psychiatry, Annual Conference on Psychoanalytic Object Relations Approach to Couples and Family Therapy: Love Found and Lost in the Lives of Couples and Families
2000 Guest Speaker Series. “Beyond
Neutrality: The Treatment of Borderline States in Marriage."
Sheppard-Pratt Hospital. Baltimore, Maryland.
2000 Keynote speaker. “The Use of Separate Dyadic Interactions: The Treatment of Borderline States in Marriage.”
The Baltimore Society for Psychoanalytic Studies.
2001 Keynote speaker. “You Can’t Get There From Here: The Treatment of Borderline States in Marriage.”
Spring Conference of The Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology.
2001 Keynote speaker. “From Insight to Relationship: The Therapist’s Use of Self Treating Borderline States in Marriage.”
Insight Forum. University of Maryland Continuing Professional Education.
2002 “Urban Tribes.”
Mark Steiner Show, National Public Radio.
Mark Steiner Show, National Public Radio.
2002 Keynote Speaker. Treating Borderline States in Marriage: Dealing with Oppositionalism, Ruthless Aggression, and Severe Resistance."
The Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology Reading Seminar. Swathmore College, PA
2004 Three Session Series: "Understanding and Treating Couple Relationships."
University of Maryland, School of Social Work Continuing Professional Education.
1990 The Washington School of Psychiatry, Eleventh Annual Conference on Psychoanalytic
Object Relations Family Therapy. “Projective Identification in the Borderline/Schizoid Marriage.”
1990 Keynote speaker. Miami Children’s Hospital, the Dade County Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and the Dade County Society of Clinical Social Work. “Psychodynamics of the Borderline/Schizoid Marriage: The Holding Environment as an Essential Treatment Construct.” Miami, Fla.
1991 Keynote speaker. The Third Annual Diane Davis Memorial Lecture.
The Georgia Society of Clinical Social Work. “Projective and Introjective Identification in the Borderline-Schizoid Marriage.”
1991 Grand Rounds. Ridgeview Institute. “The Use of Primitive Defenses in the Borderline Couple.” Atlanta, Ga.
1992 Keynote speaker. The Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for
The Advancement of Clinical Social Work. “The Potential Space in the Treatment of the Borderline Couple.” Toronto, Canada.
1992 Keynote speaker. The Baltimore Society for Psychoanalytic Studies. “The Role of the Therapist in the Treatment of the Borderline Couple: From Subjective Object to Objective Subject.”
1993 The Washington School of Psychiatry, Fourteenth Annual Conference on Psychoanalytic Object Relations Approach to Couples and Family Therapy: Mourning and Containment. “On Being a Couple of Beings.”
2005 "Borderline States in Marriage." Pastoral Counseling Services of Maryland. Baltimore, MD
2005 "Personality Disorder as a Truncation of Development: Understanding and Treatment."
Family Services, Seattle, WA.
2005 Keynote Speaker. "Finding the Individual in the Couple and the Couple in the Individual."
Co-sponsored by the Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study and the Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Seattle, WA
2005 "Difficult to Treat Couples and Individuals"
Study Group of the Vancouver Psychoanalytic Society.
2005 "On the Understanding and Treatment of Borderline States." Jewish Family Services, Baltimore, MD.
2007 “Implications for Treatment of the Borderline Mental State.” Maryland Society of Clinical Social Work.
2007 Keynote speaker, “Before and Beyond Words: The Impact of Countertransference in Couples Therapy.”
The Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Washington D.C.
2010 Keynote speaker: "From the Image-Inary to the Real: Transitions in Dating and Marriage."
Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington, D.C.
2010 Keynote speaker: "Holding and Containment: The Therapist’s Management of Progress and Regress in Couple’s Therapy."
The Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington D.C.