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2014 September – Introduction to Psychiatry John Gunderson, MD


What Works for Borderline Personality Disorder?

Magid School of Psychotherapy established by the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
in cooperation with The Israeli Centre for Mentalizing and NEA – BPD, USA
February 7th – 9th 2014


2013  March 22, 2013- Diagnosing and Treating Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults.” Los Angeles Dr Robin Kissell Opens the Day


Healing Hearts of Families of BPD – The Menninger Clinic Saturday – November 10th, 2012

What is Mentalizing and Why Do It? Jon Allen, Ph.D.
Loving Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Model of Emotion Regulation Shari Manning, Ph.D.
Causes of BPD, Overview of Treatments & Medication John Oldham, M.D.
Borderline Personality Disorder in Children and Adolescents Carla Sharp, Ph.D.

8th Annual Yale NEA.BPD Conference – New Haven, CT – May 4, 2012
Impulsivity, Aggression, and Legal Involvement

Welcome Seth R. Axelrod, PhD and Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
Hostility, Impulsivity, and Social Processes in BPD Emily B. Ansell, PhD
Q&A Emily B. Ansell, PhD
Neurobiology of Impulsive Aggression in BPD Antonia S. New, PhD
Toward a Feminist Phenomenology of BPD Merri Lisa Johnson, PhD
The Importance of DBT Skills for Families Merri Lisa Johnson, PhD and Marie-Paule de Valdivia, MBA
Mindfulness & Modification Therapy: Yes, mindfulness CAN reduce impulsivity and aggression Peggilee Wupperman, PhD
Psychopharmacology of Impulsivity and Aggression Haleh Ghanizadeh, MD, MPH
Brief DBT Skills Training in Forensic Settings Andre Ivanoff, PhD
DBT-Correction Modified and START NOW Robert L. Trestman MD, PhD
Panel Discussion Panel

Diagnosing and Treating Adolescents with BPD – White Plains, NY – March 9, 2012

Introductions  Perry Hoffman, PhD
Adolescent-onset BPD Mary Zanarini, EdD
Panel 1: Treatment of adolescents with BPD Moderator – Blaise Aguirre, MD
Advances in Adolescent DBT Research and Treatment Alec Miller, PsyD
Skills Training with Family Members in DBT for Adolescents Jill Rathus, PhD
Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma; Implications for Assessment and Treatment Cynthia Kaplan, PhD
Panel 2: Working with families and parents – Highlighting the Continuum of Care Moderator – Blaise Aguirre, MD
Brandon Marshall Shares His Journey, Michi Marshall Joins Brandon Brandon and Michi Marshall
Essential Skills for Parent’s who have Adolescents in a Residential Setting Michael Hollander, PhD & Janna Hobbs, LICSW
DBT with Parents and Families: Principles, Procedures, and Pitfalls Jennifer Steinberg, PhD
Family Matters and Advocacy Perry Hoffman, PhD
DBT Graduate Group: Teens Helping Teens Maintain Gains Sara Steinberg, PhD
There’s No Place Like Home: Evaluating Aftercare and Placement Options for Adolescents Jim Holsomback
Panel 3 / Closing remarks Panel



Empirically Supported Therapies for Borderline Personality Disorder: Common and Distinguishing Aspects of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT)

April 14-15
New Haven, CT
Welcome and Opening Remarks Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
Is the goal integration? Lois Choi-Kain, MD
Overview of the BPD Diagnosis and Challenges Seth Axelrod, PhD
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Alan Fruzzetti, PhD
Clinical demonstrations of MBT
Clinical demonstrations of DBT
by Drs. Bateman and Fruzzetti, followed by Panel Discussion: Common and distinguishing features of MBT and DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: The State of the Art and Science

April 2-3
Seattle, WA
Welcome & Opening Remarks Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
DBT: Essential Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes Q&A’s Marsha Linehan, PhD
Family Matters Marie-Paule DeValdivia, Alan Fruzzetti, PhD
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Treatment Fidelity: Clinical and Research Implications Kathryn E. Korslund, PhD, ABPP
Being Mindful of Emotion to Validate Self and Other Kelly Koerner, PhD
Processes of Change in DBT: What Happens In and Out of the Session Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Panel Discussion Moderator: Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Residential DBT program for patients with BPD and PTSD Professor Martin Bohus, MD
Treating PTSD in suicidal and self-injuring clients with BPD Melanie Harned, PhD
Running an empirically supported treatment center: Administration training, supervision, and fidelity Anthony P. Dubose, PsyD
DBT-ACES: Achieving recovery from psychiatric disability Kate Comtois, PhD, MPH
Dialectical Behavior Therapy for substance abusers: A brief retrospective Linda A. Dimeff, PhD


Borderline Personality Disorder, Obesity and Eating Disorders

May 7
New Haven, CT
The 10-year Course and Predictors of Obesity and Obesity-related Illnesses in Patients with BPD Mary C. Zanarini, EdD
Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Difficult-to-Treat Eating Disorders Eunice Chen, PhD
When the eating disorder is life threatening:
Using DBT to treat multi-diagnostic ED patients
Lucene Wisniewski, PhD

Genetics to Treatment

March 13 -Richmond, VA
Psychiatric Genetics: An Overview and Focus on Borderline Personality Disorder Kenneth S. Kendler, MD
Development of BPD: Phenotypes, Mentalization, Trauma, and Unshared Environment John G. Gunderson, MD
Psychosocial Treatment of BPD: Stigma, Comorbidity, and the Basic Components of Psychotherapy John G. Gunderson, MD
Panel discussion Discussants: Drs. Friedel, Gunderson, Kendler
The Treatment of BPD with Medications: A Neuropharmacologically-Based Approach Robert O. Friedel, MD


Borderline Personality Disorder: Research Across the Lifespan and Clinical Applications for Treatment

October 18-19
Minneapolis, MN
Overview: International Perspectives Mary C. Zanarini, EdD 34 min.
Overview: International Perspectives Anthony Bateman, MD 34 min., 5 sec.
Red Flags in Childhood: Early Markers for BPD Nicki R. Crick, PhD 50 min., 49 sec.
Adolescence or BPD: How to Tell the Difference Alec L. Miller, PsyD 56 min., 40 sec.
Interpersonal Relationships: Where Does Attachment Fit In Anthony W. Bateman, MD 50 min., 10 sec.
Suicidal Behavior and Self Injury: Applications of Research to Clinical Practice Barbara Stanley, PhD 57 min., 2 sec.
What to Medicate and When: the Role of Medication Across the Ages Kenneth R. Silk, MD 55 min., 33 sec.
Understanding Validation in Families Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD 51 min., 53 sec.
Genetics and Borderline Personality Disorder Scott Wilson, Ph.D. 33 min., 18 sec.
Following Symptoms and Their Developmental Course Over Two Decades: Where Does It Go? Patricia Cohen, PhD 41 min., 38 sec.
Ten-year Course: Longitudinal Study Mary Zanarini, EdD 53 min., 50 sec.
Interpersonal Hypersensitivity: Origins and Implications (also includes Closing Panel and Final Comments) John G. Gunderson, MD 1 hr., 35 min.

Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma, and Resiliency

Friday, May 2
New Haven, CT
Welcome & Opening Remarks Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
Welcome & Opening Remarks William H. Sledge, MD
Borderline Personality Disorder and Trauma Seth R. Axelrod, PhD 29 min., 41 sec.
BPD and Complex PTSD
Please note there is an audio problem in the initial 7.5 min. If necessary, you may fast forward to enjoy the remainder of this excellent presentation.
Judith Lewis Herman, MD 51 min., 21 sec.
Consumer and Family Perspectives and Family Connections Perry D. Hoffman, PhD 11 min., 5 sec.
Thinking and Rethinking BPD Amanda Wang 8 min., 38 sec.
The Connections Place: A Portal for Hope Dale Terilli 13 min., 10 sec.
Beyond Remission: Mapping BPD Recovery Kiera Van Gelder, MFA 43 min., 45 sec.
Fostering Resiliency Steven M. Southwick, MD 42 min., 29 sec.
Applications of Dialectical Behavior Therapy To Trauma-Related Problems Shireen L. Rizvi, Ph.D 51 min., 22 sec.
Panel Discussion: BPD, Complex PTSD, and Resiliency
Moderator: Ellen Nasper, PhD
Judith L. Herman, MD
Shireen Rivzi, PhD
Steven M. Southwick, MD
Kiera Van Gelder, MFA
46 min. 5 sec.

Special Presentation

New York City, NY
A BPD Overview for Clinicians, Consumers and Family Members Perry D. Hoffman, PhD


NEA-BPD Annual Conference Insights into Borderline Personality Disorder: Neurobiological Research and Clinical Interventions

October 20-21
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York City, NY
Neuroimaging Studies of Emotion Processing in BPD Harold W. Koenigsberg, MD 57 min, 26 sec
Trauma and Disassociation in Borderline Personality Disorder Christian Schmahl, MD 50 min, 45 sec
Serotonin-2A Receptor Binding in Borderline Personality Disorder Paul H. Soloff, MD 56 min, 9 sec
Borderline Personality Disorder: Isn’t It time for a New Name? Antonia New, MD 52 min, 21 sec
Implications for Treatment
Overview and Moderator: Larry J. Siever, MD
Emil F. Coccaro, MD
Harold W. Koenigsberg, MD
Antonia New, MD
Christian Schmahl, MD
Paul H. Soloff, MD
1 hr, 1 min, 3 sec
Transference-Focused Psychotherapy: Aiming for Change in Psychological Structure Frank E. Yeomans, MD, PhD 41 min, 25 sec
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD 32 min, 32 sec
Schema-Focused Therapy Jeffrey Young,  PhD 59 min, 35 sec
Young Investigator’s Award:
Emotion Regulation and BPD: Laboratory and Experience Sampling Research
Alexander Chapman, PhD 34 min, 59 sec
Clinical Roundtable: The Three Faces of Psychotherapy for BPD Clinical Perspectives
Overview & Moderator: Kenneth Silk, MD
Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Frank E. Yeomans, MD
Jeffrey E. Young, PhD
49 min, 53 sec

Borderline Personality Disorder From Research to Treatment: Advancing the Agenda

October 6
Fort Worth, TX
Borderline Personality Disorder: Charting the Future John M. Oldham, MD, MS 1 hr 12 min, 4 sec
An Overview of Treatment Strategies for Borderline Personality Disorder Glen O. Gabbard, MD 1 hr 4 min, 33 sec
Recent Developments: Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) for Borderline Personality Disorder Anthony Bateman, MA, MD, FRCPsych Professor 1 hr, 28 min, 2 sec
Interactive Panel: Isn’t it Time for a New Name? John M. Oldham, MD, MS
Glen O. Gabbard, MD
Anthony Bateman, MA, MD, FRCPsych
1 hr, 9 min, 52 sec

Congressional Briefing

May 5
Washington, DC
Congressional Briefing on Borderline Personality Disorder Multiple speakers 1 hr, 3 min

Borderline Personality Disorder: Course, Outcomes, Interventions

March 24
Ann Arbor, MI
Welcome & Opening Remarks Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
Kenneth R. Silk, MD
Michelle Riba, MS, MD
13 minutes, 33 seconds
Overview of BPD: The Clinical Presentation and Long-term Course Mary C. Zanarini, EdD 44 minutes, 57 seconds
Assessing and Managing the Risk of Suicide in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder Paul S. Links, MD, FRCP(C) 46 minutes, 43 seconds
Dialectical Behavior Therapy JoAnn Heap, LMSW, ACSW 44 minutes, 43 seconds
Psychodynamic Psychotherapies for Borderline Conditions: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy and Mentalization-Based Psychotherapy Frank E. Yeomans, MD, PhD 57 minutes, 1 second
Psychopharmacology: Its Effects and Limitations Kenneth R. Silk, MD 56 minutes, 58 seconds
Family Perspectives and Family Connections: Family and Consumer Perspectives Perry D. Hoffman, PhD 16 minutes, 55 seconds


New Findings in the Neurobiology and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

October 14-15, 2006
Charleston, SC
Welcome & Opening Comments Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
National Education alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
3 min., 9 sec.
Genetic and Environmental Influences on BPD John Livesley, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
University of British Columbia
36 min., 31 sec.
Effectiveness of Inpatient Dialectal Behavioral Therapy: A Controlled and Natural Follow-up Data Professor Martin Bohus, M.D.
Director, Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany
42 min.
Psychobiology of Suicidal Behavior in BPD Paul H. Soloff, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
44 min., 43 sec.
Neuroscience and Brain Imaging: Aggression and BPD Emil F. Coccaro, M.D.
Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry
University of Chicago
The Ellen C. Manning Professor of Psychiatry
38 min., 15 sec.
Persons Screening Positive for Borderline Personality Disorder in the Household Population of Great Britain Professor Jeremy Coid, M.D., Dip Criminal, FRCPsych
Professor of Forensic Psychiatry
Barts and the London, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry
Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Research Unit and
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
East London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust
30 min., 35 sec.
Behind Bars: People with BPD in Jail & Prison Robert L. Trestman PhD. M.D.
Associate Professor and Vice Chairman Clinical Affairs
Department of Psychiatry/UCNPI
University of Connecticut Health Center
32 min., 6 sec.
Welcome & The Borderline Realm John M. Oldham, M.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina
49 min., 54 sec.
Long Term Prognosis of Adolescent Borderline Diagnosis Patricia Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University
Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
39 min., 4 sec.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy: More and More Data Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Research Director,
National Education alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
Associate Professor and Director
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
University of Nevada, Reno
45 min., 22 sec.
Transference Focused Psychotherapy Frank E. Yeomans, M.D., PhD
Director of Training
Personality Disorders Institute
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Weill School of Medicine at Cornell University
46 min., 26 sec.
Special Presentation:
Interview with Wayne Fenton
Wayne S. Fenton, M.D. 19 min., 33 sec.
Debate: Should BPD Be on Axis I or Axis II Andrew E. Skodol, M.D. & John M. Oldham, M.D. 1 hr., 13 min., 26 sec.