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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Dr Richard Geist

Richard Geist received his undergraduate degree and his doctorate in Psychology from Harvard University and for 30 years was Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry (Psychology), Harvard Medical School. He is a Founding Member, Faculty, Supervising analyst, and former member of the Board of Directors of The Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis. In addition Dick is a council member of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. He has been a senior supervising psychologist at Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Mass Mental Health Center in Boston. Dick maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy in Newton, Massachusetts where he sees Children, adolescents, adults, and couples.


Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapeutic Skills Summer School - Working With 'Borderline Patients'
Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July 2011

The Therapeutic Frame
10 January to 21 March 2011






Book of the Month
Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
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Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...