Presentations

2016 – 2017

Andrea Blumenthal

Presentations:

“Rebuilding Bonds: A Relational Approach to Repairing Family Ruptures,” Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 18-19, 2016

“Rebuilding Bonds: A Relational Approach to Repairing Family Ruptures,” Santiago, Chile, October 21-22, 2016

“Healing the Wounds of Foster Care: A Systemic-Relational Approach to Working with Children and Families Following Adoption”, Mercy College, NY, April 2017.

Lois Braverman

Presentations:

Plenary, “Managing Reactivity with Family Members,” GenSpring Family Symposium, Palm Beach, Florida, March 2017.

“Family therapy with Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness.” 2-day workshop. Crisol: Center for Postgraduate Family therapy. Mexico City, Mexico. May 2017.

Silvia B. Espinal, LCSW, and Genoveva Garcia, LCSW 

Presentation:

“Collaborative Conversation with Latino Immigrant Families,” NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, June 2017.

Aquilla Frederick, MBA, LCSW, and Frank Wells, LCSW

Presentation:

“Talk Race: Moving the Conversation Forward Foundational Training,” Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, New York, NY, February 2017.

Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR

Presentations:

“Implementing Parent Discussion Groups with Families Who Have Children with Special Needs”, Staff Development Workshop, Mary McDowell Friends School, Brooklyn, NY, February 2017.

Keynote Presenter & Panel Moderator, “Building Resilient Families One Step at a Time”, Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Division of Services for Children with Special Needs, Hauppauge, NY, November 2016.

“Parenting in a Multi-Cultural World,” NY Zero to Three Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 2016.

Evan Imber-Black

Presentations:

“Therapeutic Choice Points,” American Family Therapy Academy, Denver, CO. June 24, 2016

“New Writers Fellowship” Seminar, Family Process Institute, Chicago, IL Oct.13-14, 2016

“Therapeutic Choice Points in Complex Coupes Therapy,” Ackerman Institute for the Family, October 21, 2016

Elana Katz

Presentations:

“Inaugural Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy in Israel,” presented with George Faller, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel, February 2016

“How to Keep it Together When Your Marriage is Coming Apart,” Webinar, Work Life Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, February 2016

“Responding to Couples in Crisis: Using Emotions and Attachment as Our Guide,” Instituto Chileno El Terapia Familiar, Santiago, Chile, and Fundacion Aigle, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2016

“Resourcing Clients Who Divorce,” with B. Berman, FamilyKind, New York, NY, July 2016

“EFT Certification Bootcamp,” Chicago Center for EFT, Glen Ellyn, IL, July 2016

“Core Skills in EFT”, with George Faller, LMFT, The New Wave in Psychotherapy Program, Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel, November 2016.

“Addiction, Mental Illness, and Divorce,” with J Yacos, Esq, and S. Glazer, S, MD, Untied, Brooklyn, NY, January 2017.

“Working Successfully in Couples Treatment: An Introduction to EFT,” The OHEL Institute for Training, Brooklyn, NY, February 2017.

“EFT Externship,” The New Wave in Psychotherapy Program, Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology, The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel, February 2017.

“Making a Difference in Couples Treatment: The Art and Science of EFT,” Psychology and Spirituality Lecture, Moravian Theological Seminary, Bethlehem, PA, February 2017.

“EFT ACCESS, EFT Training for Agency Workers,” with George Faller, LMFT, and Z. Simakhodskaya PhD, New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, New York, NY, March 2017.

Keren Ludwig, LCSW

Presentation:

“Mental Health,”Peer Educators of Groundwork for Success Program, Good Shepherd Services, New York, NY, February 2017.

Jean Malpas, LMHC, LMFT

Presentations:

“The Gift of Gender Authenticity,”  at TEDx Asbury Park to 1,200 audience members, May 2017.

Keynote:  Creating Gender Inclusive Schools, at the New York Association of Independent Schools, Brooklyn, NY, February 2017.

Hosted Facebook Live Event for LOGO TV on Gender Diversity with Jodie Patterson, Geena Rocero and MJ Rodrigues, New York, NY, February 2017.

Training:

“Supporting Families of Transgender Youth,” US Conference of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, February 2017.

Peter Steinglass MD

Presentations:

“Systemic-Motivational Family Therapy for Substance Abuse,” American Family Therapy Academy Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 25, 2016

“From the Affordable Care Act to Universal Health Care in New York State,” Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds Presentation, Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY, December 2, 2016.
(Presented under the sponsorship of the NY Metro Chapter of the Physicians for a National Health Program)

Publication:
Steinglass, P. Sanders, C. & Wells, F., “Multiple Family Therapy” IN: APA Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology, B. Fiese, Editor-in-Chief, in press.

Judy Stern Peck, LCSW

Presentation:

Money and Couples Therapy, Barcai Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel, March, 2017.

thandiwe Dee Watt-Jones, Ph.D.

Publication:

Location of Self in Training and Supervision.  In Culturally Sensitive Supervision and Training: Diverse Perspectives and Practical Applications.  In K. Hardy and T. Bobes (Eds.) pp 16-24. New York:  Routledge, 2016.

Hinda Winawer, LCSW

Publication:

“White Racial Identity in Therapy with Couples and Families,”Kelly, S.(Ed.),   Diversity in Couple and Family Therapy: Ethnicities, Sexualities, and Socioeconomics, Santa Barbara:Praeger, 2016.

Presentation:

“Breaking the Silence on White Racial Identity: Beginning a Conversation about Whiteness in Family and Couples Therapy” with Laurie Kaplan, LCSW at the American Family Therapy Academy, Annual Meeting and Open Conference, Denver, CO, June 2016.

2015 – 2016

Adi Loebl, MD

“Bridging the Cap: A Cross Disciplinary Discussion About Medicine and Meaning,” lecture and conversation co-presentation with Sarah Berland, LCSW, at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry NY,
May 2016.

Lois Braverman, LCSW

“Genograms, Birth Order and Family Relationships,” workshop at the GenSpring Women’s Retreat, Palm Beach, FL, October 2015.

“Family Therapy with Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness,” keynote address and workshop at the XXIII Congreso Mexicano de Psicologia, Cancun, Mexico, October 2015.

“Family Therapy with Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness,” Keynote presentation at the Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Annual Conference, Johnson, IA, May 2015.

George Faller, LMFT

Sacred Stress:  A Radically Different Approach to Using Life’s Challenges for Positive Change. Co-Author with Rev. Dr. Heather Wright.  Woodstock, VT: Skylight Paths Publishing, April 2016.

Elana Katz

Inaugural Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy in Israel, Faller, G, LMFT, and Katz, E, LCSW, The New Wave in Psychotherapy Program, The Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlyia, Israel February 2016

Dorimar Morales, LCSW

“A Systemic Relational Approach to School Counseling,” presentation to Social Workers of the New Jersey and Connective Divisions of Effective Schools Solutions, New Jersey, February 2016.

Michele Scheinkman, LCSW

“A Multicultural Conversation about Intimacy and Couples Therapy,”
All day case consultation and conceptual conversation in Tokyo, Japan,
June, 2015.

“Deconstruction Impasses in Couple’s Therapy:  A Roadmap for Couples Therapy” Presentation at the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Ackerman Alumni Institute for the Family
Hong Kong, March, 2016.

“Working with the Vulnerability Cycle and Multi-Level Approach in Couples Therapy” Presentation at the Counselling and Care Centre, Singapore, March 2016,

Marcia Sheinberg

Presentation on Relational Trauma to the Israeli Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Israel, April, 2016.

Fiona True, LCSW

“Children and Relational Trauma” Webinars with The Bouverie Center, Melbourne, Australia, May/June 2015.

“The Relational Trauma of Incest,” Presentation at the Family Institute of Westchester, White Plains, NY, February 2016.

“Relational Trauma: Working with Youth in the Criminal Justice System”Presentation at Esperanza,
New York, NY, March 2016.

Walter Vega, LCSW

“Self-Care: Helping with Healthy Boundaries,” Presentation at NYS-TEACH at Advocates for Children, December 2015.

“Working with Families of Color Impacted by Domestic Violence: Creating a Safe Space for Healing,”  January 2016.

Keynote Presentation at Culture, Identity and Domestic Violence: A Conference for Foster Care and Preventive Staff sponsored by The Children’s Aid Society’s Domestic Violence and Child Welfare Initiative of the Family Wellness Program, New York, NY, May 2016.

Ellen Wachtel, JD, Ph.D.

“The Things They Carried:  An Integrative Approach to Working with Legacy Issues in Couple Therapy,” presentation, Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration,” Dublin, Ireland, June 2016.

“The Heart of Couple Therapy: Knowing What to Do and How to Do It,” Presentation at the Portuguese Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy , Lisbon, Portugal, April, 2016.

thandiwe Dee Watt-Jones, Ph.D.

“Social Location,” Webinar for Family Process, November 2015.

“Invisible Injury Implosions:  How Do We Break the Cycle of In-fighting Between/Among People of Color,” Webinar as part of Ken Hardy’s year-long Workshop on Race, June 2015.

2014 – 2015

Evan Imber-Black

Presentations:

Imber Black, E. (2014) Eschewing Certainties: The Creation of Family Therapists in the 21st Century, Family Process Institute, (Vol. 53), pp. 371-379

Therapeutic Choice Points in Complex Couples Therapy, Secrets in Families and Family Therapy, Rituals for Our Times, University of Rochester, School of Medicine, Families and Health Program, March 24- 25, 2015, Rochester, NY

Therapeutic Choice Points in Complex Couple Therapy, Family Institute of Westchester, Betty Carter Scholarship Fund, April 17, 2015, White Plains, NY

Demystifying Writing in Scholarly Journals, Family Process Institute, April 24-25 2015, Philadelphia, PA.

Therapeutic Skills Workshop , June 5-8, 2015, NY, NY

Imber Black, E. (2015) Creating Meaningful Rituals for New Family Life Cycle Transitions” in The Expanding Family Life Cycle, edited by Monica McGoldrick, Nydia Garcia-Preto and Betty Carter, Fifth Edition, Pearson Publishers

Judy Grossman

A Clinical Model for Working with Parents and Children with Special Needs, Instituto Chileno de Terapia Familiar, September 29&30, 2015, Santiago, Chile; Fundacion Aigle, October 2&3, 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

First Steps/Primeros Pasos: A Primary Prevention Program for At-Risk Families with Young Children, Coalition for Hispanic Family Services Symposium, June 9, 2015, NY, NY.

Parent & Family Engagement: Implementing Parent Discussion Groups, Administration for Children’s Services Early Care and Learning, Family and Community Engagement Specialists, January 15, 2015, NY, NY.

The Family Perspective: Clinical and Group Services for Parents Who Have Young Children with Special Needs, New York Zero to Three, Nov 13, 2015, NY, NY.

The Impact of LD and ADHD on Parenting, Family Life and Sibling Relationships, Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, November 3, 2014, Fairfield, CT.

Promoting Social-Emotional Competencies in Parents and Children: The Bright Beginnings/Personal Best Parenting Program, 27th Annual Bank Street College Infancy Institute, June 17, 2014, NY, NY.

Elana Katz

Presentations:

“Right Here, Right Now: Creating Change in Couples Treatment Using  EFT,” Katz, E. LCSW, Nefesh International Conference, Hauppauge, NY, December 2015

“Creating and Sustaining Loving Relationships in the 21st Century,” Keynote Address, Katz, E. LCSW,  Women’s Annual Health Seminar, Boca Raton Synagogue, Boca Raton, FL, December, 2015

“Making a Difference in Couples Therapy: The Nuts and Bolts of EFT,” Katz, E, LCSW, Adelphi University School of Social Work, Department of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Garden City, NY, October, 2015.

“Preserving Emotional Capital (and Clients) in the Mediation Process,” Katz, E, LCSW, and Miller, K, JD, Catalyst Interdisciplinary Conference, New York, NY, October, 2015.

“Basic Collaborative Practice Training: Developing Excellence In Interdisciplinary Teamwork,” Blaustein, M, CPA/ABV, CFF, Katz, E, LCSW, Miller, K, JD, NYACP, New York, NY, September,  2015.

“Blended and Nonmarital Families,” Braunstein, L, Esq, Katz, E, LCSW, Maldonado, S, Esq, Schepherd, A, Esq, Marcus, I, PhD, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, NY Chapter, and NYC Bar Association: Matrimonial Law Committee, New York, NY, June 2015.

“Collaborative Divorce Coaching: A New Career Path for Psychotherapists,” Katz, E, LCSW, Annual Conference, The Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, Washington, DC, March 2015.

“The Power and Practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy,” Katz, E, LCSW, Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, April, 30-July 4, 2014.

“Right Here, Right Now: Creating New Experiences in Therapy with EFT,”40th Annual Conference, Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Sugar Land, TX, March 2015

2012 – 2013

Andrea Blumenthal

Presentations:

“A Comprehensive Approach to Working with Families Involved in Foster Care” at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, June 2013.

Peter Fraenkel

Publications:

Fraenkel, P., & Capstick, C. (2012). Contemporary two-parent families: Navigating work and family challenges. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal Family Processes (4th ed., pp. 78-101). New York: Guilford Press

Presentations:

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The ways of engagement: The dialogue between family therapy practice and research in creating, implementing, and evaluating effective programs with multi-stressed families in community-based settings. Keynote Address, International Family Therapy Association (IFTA) XXI World Family Therapy Congress, Pre-Congress Research Forum: Family Therapy Practice and Research: A Dialogue, February 20, 2013, Orlando, Florida.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). Intimacy in the age of overwhelm: Helping couples get “in sync”. Full-Day Workshop, Middle Atlantic Division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, February 22, 2013, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The rhythms of relationships: Using the hidden dimension of time in couple therapy. Evening Lecture, Munich Institute for Systemic-Integrative Therapy, March 20, 2013, Munich, Germany.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). Trauma, children, and families: A systemic, resilience-oriented approach. Two-Day Seminar, International Trauma Studies Program Turkey, Bilgi University, March 23-24, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The rhythms of relationships: Resolving power and intimacy issues through the hidden dimension of time. Workshop for South American Visiting Students, Ackerman Institute for the Family, May 10, 2013, New York.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The rhythms of relationships: Resolving power and intimacy issues through the hidden dimension of time. Workshops in Mexico City and Cuernavaca, Centro de Postgrado en Terapia Familar, May 16-18, 2013, Mexico City, Mexico.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The power of time in couples. Presentation at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Conference, June 6, Chicago, IL.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). Collaborative family program development: Principles and practices for creating, implementing and evaluating community-based programs for families. Presentation at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Conference, June 8, Chicago, IL.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The ways of engagement: Collaborative approaches to fostering resilience in multi-stressed, economically-marginalized families. Plenary Address, Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT) Conference, September 21, 2013, London, England.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). On the eve of destruction: Last chance couple therapy. Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT) Conference, September 21, 2013, London, England.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). A comprehensive approach to working with violence in couples. Third International Conference on Brief and Family Therapy, CEFAP (Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja — Center for Family and Couples Therapy), November 22, Puebla, Mexico.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). A comprehensive approach to couple therapy. Third International Conference on Brief and Family Therapy, CEFAP (Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja — Center for Family and Couples Therapy), November 23, Puebla, Mexico.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The secrets of successful long-term marriage Part I: An integrative behavioral-psychodynamic approach to communication and overcoming painful events. Third International Conference on Brief and Family Therapy, CEFAP (Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja — Center for Family and Couples Therapy), November 23, Puebla, Mexico.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). The secrets of successful long-term marriage Part II: Sexuality, emotional intimacy, and the rhythms of love. Third International Conference on Brief and Family Therapy, CEFAP (Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja — Center for Family and Couples Therapy), November 23, Puebla, Mexico.

Fraenkel, P. (2013). Der Werkzeugkasten für Paare:Schlüsselfertigkeiten zur Konfliktprävention und Stärkung der Beziehung (The Couple’s Toolbox: Keys to Conflict Prevention and Relationship Enhancement). Munich Institute for Systemic and Integrative Therapy (MISIT), November 29-30, Munich, Germany.

Judy Grossman

Training Curricula for Workers and Foster Parents: The Bright Beginnings and Personal Best Programs, Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care, National Peer Learning Network, Sponsored by Center for the Study of Social Policy, May 16, 2013, Seattle, WA.

Systemic Models to Promote Resilience in Families Who Have Children with Special Needs. American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, April 26, 2012, Indianapolis, IN.

Reducing Stress and Promoting Resilience in Families with Young Children: The Personal Best    Prevention Program. National Head Start Association 39th Annual Conference, April 17, 2012, Nashville, TN.

Evan Imber-Black

Presentations:

“A New Writers Fellowship Workshop” for Family Process in San Diego,CA, May 2013.

“Therapeutic Choice Points in Complex Couples Therapy: How and When to Intervene” Keynote Address, Harvard University Medical School Couples Conference, Boston, MA, November 2013.

“How to Talk with Cancer Patients and Their Families” Memorial Sloan Kettering, September & October 2013.

Elana Katz

Presentations:

“The Only Child: A Parenting Puzzle for Contemporary Families,” Katz, E, LCSW, Parents League of New York, New York, NY, November 13, 2013.

“Helping Couples Create Lasting Connections: The Practice of EFT,” Katz, E., LCSW, Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, August 5-9, 2013.

“A View from the Trenches: A Working Session for Mental Health Professionals in the Collaborative Process,” Katz, E, LCSW, Behrman, L, PhD, Berman, B, PhD, Rothberg, B, DSW, New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, New York, NY, May 2013.

“Promoting Co-Parenting During and After Divorce: Transforming Adversaries into Allies,” Pelcovitz, D, PhD, Katz, E, LCSW, Rabinor, J, PhD, OHEL Institute for Training, New York, NY, April 2013.

“Once More with Feeling: Moving Beyond Impasse in a Couple’s Treatment,” Quarterly Seminar, New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, New York, NY, March 13, 2013.

“Moving Couples Beyond Repair: Repatterning Relationships in EFT,” Katz, E., LCSW, OHEL Institute for Training, Brooklyn, NY, February 2013.

Catherine Lewis

Presentations:
“A Comprehensive Approach to Working with Families Involved in Foster Care” at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, June 2013.

 

Peter Steinglass

Publications:
Steinglass, P. & Schuler, T. (in press). The family and mental illness. In: D.W. Kissane (ed.) Family Grief Therapy. London, UK: Routledge.

Steinglass, P. (in press). Family therapy of substance abuse disorders. In: G.O. Gabbard (ed.). Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, 5th Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

2011 – 2012

Lois Braverman

Presentations:

“The Ackerman Relational Approach: Current Clinical Ideas”, University of Iowa Alumni Fellow, Iowa City, IA, September 2011.

Martha Edwards

Presentations:

Bright Beginnings and Personal Best Parenting Programs:  Five-day summer intensive training, with Judy Grossman at the Ackerman Institute, July 2011.

“Pregnancy” at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD, June 2011.

“Promoting Sensitive and Effective Parenting:  Family Therapy With Children of Different Ages” at the Family Therapy Institute of Chile, Santiago, Chile and at Aigle, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2011.

“Using the Family Play Genogram in Family Therapy” at the Family Therapy Institute of Chile, Santiago, Chile, June 2011.

Evan Imber-Black

Presentions:

“The Craft of Scholarly Writing in Family Therapy” New Writers Fellowship through Family Process, Denver, November 2012.

“Will Talking About it Make is Worse? Families and Medical Illness” at the Multi-Cultural Family Institute, New Jersey, November 2012.

“Healing Couples in Crisis: A Global Perspective” Pan-Asian Family Conference, Singapore, December 2012.

“The Half-century Evolution of the Ackerman Institute for the Family: Contexts and Transformations” as a keynote address for the Ackerman Institute 50th Anniversary Conference, September 23, 2011.

“Will Talking About It Make it Worse?” Families and Illness – workshop with Lisa Lavelle for the Ackerman 50th Conference, September 23, 2011.

“The Evolution of Family Process: Contexts and Transformations” as a keynote address at the Family Process 50th anniversary conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 14, 2011.

“Rituals in Family Therapy” at the New York Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy, June 17, 2011, New York City.

“Demystifying Publishing in Scholarly Journals” with Jay Lebow, at AFTA, Baltimore, June 24, 2011.

Publications:

“The Evolution of Family Process.” Family Process 50.3 (2011): 267-279.

“Learning from and Teaching the Next Generation.” Family Process 50.4 (2011): 431-433.

“The Value of Rituals in Family Life.” Normal Family Processes, 4th edition, edited by Froma Walsh, 483-500.

“Toward a Contemporary Social Justice Agenda in Family Therapy Research and Practice.” Family Process, 2, 129-131. (2011)

“Family Process: From Beginnings to Tomorrow.” Family Process, 1, 1-3. (2011)

“Anticipating the 50th year of Family Process: New Initiatives.” Family Process, 4, 437-438. (2010)

“DYI Marriage Repair.” Good Housekeeping, February, 99-101. (2011)

“Creating meaningful rituals for new life cycle transitions.” In M. McGoldrick, N. Preto and E. Carter (Eds.), The expanded family life cycle, fourth edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon Publishers. (2011)

Peter Fraenkel

Presentations:

“The therapeutic palette: An integrative approach to couple therapy in cultural context” Centro de Terapia Familiar y de Pareja, Guadelajara, Mexico, August 2012.

“Collaborative and creative practices for re-constituting, re-vitalizing, re-specting, and re-humanizing traumatized and marginalized children and families” at the International Festival of Family Therapy, Rome, Italy, June 2012.

“Intimacy in the Age of Overwhelm: Helping Partners Get in Sync.” Chicago Center for Family Health, Chicago, IL. October 2011.

“Couple Arrhythmias: Timely Techniques for Re-syncing Intimate Relationships.” Ackerman Institute for the Family, New York, NY. November 2011.

“The Therapeutic Palette: An Integrative Approach to Couple Therapy.” Centro de Therapia Familiar y de Pareja, Puebla, Mexico. December 2011.

Publications:

Fraenkel, P., & Wilson, S. (2012). Zeit zu zweit: Problemerkennug und Intervention bei Paaren. In U. Borst and B. Hildenbrand (Eds.), Zeit essen Seele auf: Der Factor Zeit un Therapie under Beratung (pp.111-136). Heidelberg, Germany: Carl-Auer Verlag GmbH.

“From Isolation to Connection: How to Create a Community of Practice.” Psychotherapy Networker 35 (2011): 48-51.

“Die Therapeutische Palette: Ein Leitfaden für die Weichenstellungen in der integrativen Paartherapie.” Familiendynamik 36 (2011): 52-69.

“Contemporary Two-parent Families: Navigating Work and Family Challenges.” Normal Family Processes, 4th ed. Ed. F. Walsh. New York: Guilford, (2011): 78-101.

Elana Katz

Presentations:

“Why can’t they just be reasonable? When emotions and numbers collide and what you can do to help” Conference for Association of Divorce Financial Planners, Rye Brook, NY, September 2012.

“The Art and Science of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy,” 
Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, August 2012.

“Hooked on a Feeling: Working with Attachment and Emotion in AEDP and EFT,” Third International EFT Summit, New York, NY, July 2012.

“Divorcio Sin Destruccion – Therapy, Mediation, and Collaborative Practice,” La Montana Psicoterapia SINGULAR, Mexico City, Mexico, March 2012.

Joined the Board of Directors of both the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy.

“A Smarter Divorce:  The Collaborative Team Approach,” with Kaplan, S., CPA and, Vacca, A., JD at Third Annual Symposium, New York Association for Collaborative Professionals, New York, NY, May, 2011.

“Divorce and the Mediator,” with Neumann, K., Ph.D. at Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY, March 2011.

“Deepening  the Practice of EFT,” for Continuing Education Series, New York State Society for Clinical Social Workers, New York, NY, Feb-March 2011.

Jean Malpas

Presentations:

“Expanding your Vision of Gender and Sexual Identity”, Key Note, Institute Noos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2011.

“Exploring Gender Fluidity”, Workshop, Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, Washington, DC, March 2011.

Publications:

“Between Pink & Blue: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Gender Nonconforming Children and their Family.”  Family Process 50.4 (2011): 453-470.

“Can Couples Change Gender: Couple Therapy with Transgender People and their Partners.” In Jerry Bigner & Joseph Wetchler (Eds.) Handbook of Affirmative LGBT Couple and Family Therapy. Philadelphia: Routledge. 2012.

Judith Peck Stern

Presentations:

“Families, Couples and Money: New Ways for Therapists to Facilitate Money Conversations with Clients” at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Asheville, North Carolina, March 2012.

“Money and Meaning Workshop at UBS Next Generation Academy” at the UBS bank retreat for 2nd generation in Israel, May, 2011.

Marcia Sheinberg

Presentations:

“The Ackerman Relational Approach: Family Therapy for the 21st Century.” Keynote address for the Ackerman Institute 50th Anniversary Conference, September 23, 2011.

“Treating Children with Relational Trauma.” Workshop for the Ackerman 50th Conference, September 23, 2011.

“Restoring Ruptured Bonds: A Workshop for Clinicians Struggling to Strengthen Parent/Child Relationships and Increase Parental Attunement and Support.” Ackerman Institute, November 2011.

Michele Scheinkman

Presentations:

“Impasses of Intimacy, Jealousy and Fidelity in Couples Therapy” for the Ackerman Institute, February 2011.

“Foreign Affairs: Working with Affairs from a Multi-cultural Perspective” at The Psychotherapy Networker Conference in Washington DC, March 2011.

“Dilemmas of Love in Couples Therapy” for a one day workshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2011.

“Dilemmas of Fidelity and Jealousy in Couples Therapy” at the Chicago Center for Family Health, May 2011.

Publications:

Review of Lust in Translation: The Rules of Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee, a book by Pamela Druckerman. AFTA Monograph (2011).

Peter Steinglass

Presentations:

“Family-Motivational Therapy for Substance Abusers.” Grand Rounds presentation, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, November 4, 2011.

“Systemic-Motivational Therapy for Substance Abuse Disorders.” Workshop presentation, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting, December 9, 2011.

Publications:

Steinglass, P., Ostroff, J., Steinglass, A.S. “Multiple family groups for adult cancer survivors and their families: A 1-day workshop model.” Family Process 50.3 (2011): 393-409.

2009 – 2010

Lois Braverman

Presentations:

“The Ackerman Relational Approach: Engaging Enterprising Families” presentated to the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Family Firm Institute, November 16. New York City, NY.

“Gender and Power: The Ackerman Relational Approach.” 2 day workshop, Practicum VIII, CRISOL. Center for Psychosocial Investigation. Cuernavaca, Mexico in May.

“Gender and Power: Multi-theoretical Models,” Public lecture, CRISOL Mexico City, Mexico in May.

Martha Edwards

Active in the American Family Therapy Academy as Vice President, Chair of the Next Generation Initiative, and Chair of the Search Committee for the new Executive Director.

Invited to join a technical work group of national experts with in-depth knowledge of research, policy, and practice related to infant and toddler development and care environments, sponsored by the federal Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in collaboration with the Office of Head Start.

Presentations

“Interest Group: Curiosity, Dialogue, and Empathy in Couple Therapy” at the American Family Therapy Academy Annual Meeting in Colorado in June.

“Family Therapy with Young Children” at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York in April.

“Two Generation Prevention Programs:  Bright Beginnings and Personal Best” at the Zero to Three National Training Institute workshop wiht Judy Grossman, in Phoenix, AZ, December 2010.

“Feeling Good about Saying No” for the Parenting Education Network series, Ackerman Institute, November 2010.

Peter Fraenkel

Publications:

The therapeutic palette: A guide to choice points in integrative couple therapy. Clinical Social Work Journal, 37, 234-247. (2009).

Review of Attachment, play, and authenticity: A Winnicott primer by Steven Tuber. The Family Psychologist, 25, 34-35. (2009).

Sync your relationship, save your marriage: Four steps to getting back on track. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (scheduled publication date: March 15, 2011). (in press).

Die Therapeutische Palette: Ein Leitfaden für die Weichenstellungen in der integrativen Paartherapie. Familiendynamik. (in press).

Fraenkel, P., & Caflisch, J. (in press). Managing work and family responsibilities in the age of increased technology. In M. J. Craft-Rosenberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Health. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Fraenkel, P., & Capstick, C. (in press). Contemporary two-parent families: Navigating work and family challenges. In F. Walsh (Ed.), Normal family processes (4th ed.). New York: Guilford.

Johnson, D., Cabral, A., Mueller, B., Trub, L., Kruk, J., Upshur, E., Diaz Alarcon, L., Marrero, L., Auf der Heyde, T., Thoma, N., Rodriguez, E., Cione, G., & Fraenkel, P. (2010). Training in intersectionality sensitivity: A community-based collaborative approach. American Family Therapy Academy Monographs, 5, 4-15.

Presentations:

“The Therapeutic Palette: A Model for Integration in Couple Therapy in Cultural Context Working with High Conflict Couples: An Integrated Approach” at the Training for the Social Welfare Department in Hong Kong in November and December.

“The Relational Trauma of Incest: A Family-Based Approach to Treatment Live Case Consultation” at the Training for the Social Welfare Department in Hong Kong in November and December.

“Working with high conflict couples: An integrated collaborative approach” for the Ackerman Alumni Institute for the Family (Hong Kong) Limited in November.

“The couple’s toolbox: Key skills and ideas to prevent conflict and strengthen relationships” as part of a series entitled „Systemische Paarberatung als Begegnung“ in Switzerland in February.

“The couple’s toolbox: Key skills and ideas to prevent conflict and strengthen relationships” at the Tulane School of Social Work in New Orleans in March.

“Play therapy for grown-ups” at the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium in Washington, D.C. in March.

“Last chance couple therapy” at the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium in Washington, D.C. in March.

“Balancing work and family life: Mastering the great juggling act” at the Hong Kong Institute of Education in Hong Kong in August.

“Theory and practice in couple therapy” at the Training for Social Welfare Department in Hong Kong in August and September.

Judy Grossman

Presentations:

“Promoting Child, Parent & Family Development Through Groups: An Integrated Parenting Program” at the National Head Start Association 37th Annual Training Conference in Texas in May.

Evan Imber-Black

Presentations:

“Secrecy and Privacy in a Talk Show Age” via Skype at the Conference on Family Relationships and New Media in Holland in September.

“Contemporary Couples Therapy” at the First International Congress of Brief and Family Therapy in Mexico in October.

Elana Katz

Presentations:

“Basic Collaborative Practice Training,” with Linnehan, M., JD,  Miller, K., JD, and Smith, M., CFP for Core Training at New York Association for Collaborative Professionals, New York, NY. Nov. 18-20, 2010.

Jean Malpas

Completed an “International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance” with Fordham University and the United Nations SSC, Goa, India, November 2010.

Presentations:

“Between pink and blue: Exploring gender fluidity” for The Psychotherapy Networker in Washington, D.C. in April.

“Can couples change gender?: Supporting couples through gender transition” at the AFTA annual Conference in Colorado in June.

Publications:

Between gay and straight: Honoring a client’s multiple identities. Commentary on a case study by Jeff Levy. The Psychotherapy Networker, May/June 2010.

Can couples change gender? Supporting couples through gender transition. Chapter in Bigner, J. & Wechtler, J. (Eds.) Handbook of couple and family therapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients. (In press).

International Training:

Haiti, psycho-social relief work and training with International Medical Corps, February 2010.

International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance with Fordham University, Goa, India, November 2010.

Marcia Sheinberg

Presentations:

“Preventing Revictimization: A Systems and Family Perspective” in Ireland in October.

Michele Scheinkman

Publications:

Foreign Affairs: Infidelity has Different Meanings in Different Cultures. The Psychotherapy Networker. (2010)

Sheinkman, M. & Werneck, Denise. Disarming Jealousy in Couples Relatiosnhips: A Multi-dimensional Approach. Family Process (2010).

Disarming Jealousy in Couples Relationships: A Multidimensional Approach, with Denise Werneck, Family Process Vol 49, No 4, 2010 ( Dec, 2010). The article was selected as a feature article and translated to Spanish in Family Process online.

Foreign Affairs, July/August 2010 Psychotherapy Networker.

Presentations:

Dilemmas of Intimacy, Jealousy and Fidelity in Couples Therapy” at the Chicago Center for Family Health in Illinois in October. “Infidelity, Violence and Gender” at CRISOL, Mexico City, Mexico in May.

“Infidelidad, Violencia Y Genero: Terapia de pareja en el Ackerman Institute” CRISOL. Center for Psychosocial Investigation. Cuernavaca, Mexico in May.

“Terapia de Pareja: Trabalhando com impasses e infidelidad” at The Instituto Chileno de Terapia Familiar in Chile in November.

“La Infidelidad en Terapia de Pareja” at the Fundacion Aigle in Argentina in November.

Judith Stern Peck

Presentations:

“Families, Couples and Money: New Ways for Therapists to Facilitate Money Conversations” in Argentina and Chile in November, 2010.