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APA Annual Convention

Jan 29, 2020

Date: August 6th-9th, 2020

Location: Washington, DC

Carsky, M. & Levy, K. N. (2020, August). Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. All Day Continuing Education Workshop presented at the 128th annual meeting for the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Levy, K. N. (2020, August). Evidence-Based Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical and Ethical Considerations. All Day Continuing Education Workshop presented at the 126th annual meeting for the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.


51st International Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research

Jan 29, 2020

Date: June 17th-20th

Location: Amherst, MA

Dinger, U., Flückiger, C., Heinonen, E., Kivity, Y., Levy, K. N., Lipner, L. (moderator), Lutz, W., Minges, M., Gomez Penedo, J. M., Pos, A., Solomonov, N., Youn, S. J. (2020, June). Obtaining Postdoctoral Training in Psychotherapy Research: Elucidating the Process & Maximizing Opportunities Structured discussion to be presented at Symposium to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Amherst, MA.

Levy, K. N. (2020, June). Discussant in Y. Kivity (Chair), Personality Pathology: Findings and Implications for the Process and Outcome of Psychotherapy. Panel to be presented at Symposium to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Amherst, MA.

Levy, K. N. (2020, June). Discussant in A. Georg (Chair), New research on mentalizing as it relates to psychotherapy in different populations. Panel to be presented at Symposium to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Amherst, MA.

Levy, K. N. (2020, June). Discussant in T. Boritz (Chair), Relational Processes in borderline personality disorder. Panel to be presented at Symposium to be presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Amherst, MA.

Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration Conference

Jan 29, 2020

Date: May 28th-31st, 2020

Location: Vancouver, Canada

NAMI Keystone PA Conference

Jan 29, 2020

Date: May 18th-19th, 2020

Location: State College, PA

Levy, K. N. (2020, May). Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. Continuing Education Workshop presented at the NAMI Keystone PA Conference, State College, PA.

Levy, K. N. (2020, May). Evidence-Based Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical and Ethical Considerations. Continuing Education Workshop to be presented at the NAMI Keystone PA Conference, State College, PA.

North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders

Jan 29, 2020

Date: April 2-4, 202

Location: Pittsburg, PA

Levy, K. N. (2020, April). Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. Invited workshop to be presented at the 8th annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA.

Levy, K. N., & Clarkin, J. F. 2020, April). An Object Relations Perspective on the DSM-5's Alternative Model for Personality Disorders. In C. Sharp (Chair), Paper to be presented at the 8th annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA.

Beeney, J. E., Johnson, B.N. (Chair), Levy, K. N., Scott, L. N., Sharp, C., Tsypes, A., & Vanwoerden, S. (2020, April). A Q&A panel on grant writing for young researchers: NIH, NSF, and beyond. Panel to be presented at the 8th annual conference of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Pittsburgh, PA.

Personality, Character, and Mental Health Conference

Jan 29, 2020

Date: March 4th, 2020

Location: London, UK

Research consultation. Deancross Personality Disorder Service in Tower Hamlet, East London, Centre for Understanding Personality Disorder (CUSP), Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary University, National Health Services (NHS) Foundation Trust

Clinical consultation, Deancross Personality Disorder Service in Tower Hamlet, East London, Centre for Understanding Personality Disorder (CUSP), Centre for Psychiatry, Queen MaryUniversity, National Health Services (NHS) Foundation Trust

Levy, K. N. (2020, March). Plenary Address: Personality and personality disorder: Common misconceptions in validity of concept, life course, and treatment. Talk to be presented at the at the State of the Art Congress: Personality, Character, and Mental Health at the Barts and The London Psychiatry, The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and the Centre for Psychiatry, The World Psychiatric Association.

Levy, K. N. (2020, March). Narcissistic Personality Disorder: State of the art review of theory, evidence, and practice, focusing on Transference Focused Psychotherapy. A masterclass for Senior Clinicians working with patients with severe narcissism. Sponsored by the TFP-UK and the Centre for Understanding PD (CUSP), London, United Kindom.

2nd Annual Meeting of the Israeli Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research

Jan 29, 2020

Kivity, Y., Levy, K.N., Kelly, K.M., & Clarkin, J.F. (2020, February). Bids for Reflection: In Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, Mentalizing-Enhancing Interventions Predict Better Emotion Regulation and Better Treatment Outcome. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Israeli Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Jerusalem, Israel.

American Psychoanalytic Association National Meeting

Jan 29, 2020

Date and Time: February 12-16, 2020 

Location: Grand Hyatt New York: 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal New York, New York, 10017

Levy, K. N. (2020, February). Insights into insight. In B. Milrod (Chair). Discussant 2019 Scientific Paper Prize Award to be presented to Ulrike Dinger at the annual meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

 

KPF 2020 Featured Presentation with Dr. Ken Levy

Jan 29, 2020

Date and Time: Thursday, February 27, 2020, 9:00 am to Friday, February 28, 2020, 4:45 pm EST

Location: Spalding University, Egan Leadership Center: 901 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203


Evidence-Based Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical and Ethical Considerations

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP): An Evidence-Based Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

For additional information, special student pricing, & registration visit https://www.kpa.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalevent.detail&evid=62

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: State of the art review of theory, evidence and practice, focusing on Transference Focused Psychotherapy

Jan 29, 2020

Date And Time: Thursday, March 5th 2020, 09:00-13:00GMT

Location: EC1A 9DD, Giltspur Street, London, EC1A 9DD

This is a masterclass for senior clinicians working with patients with severe narcissism. 

Kenneth Levy, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who heads up the Laboratory for Personality, Psychopathology & Psychotherapy Research at the Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the Personality Disorder Institute directed by Otto Kernberg, and of the International Society for Transference Focused Psychotherapy.

Dr. Levy is an A-class researcher who combines a highly productive research programme in personality disorder, with an emphasis on Narcissistic PD, with an active clinical practice. He lectures widely in the US and internationally.

In essence, this is an invitation to attend an event in which will combine cutting edge research which is embedded in live clinical practice. 

The format for the day will be a theoretical evidence-based overview, a clinical overview and live clinical supervision. 

This event is organized by TFP-UK and the Centre for Understanding PD (CUSP).