Master Speaker Videoconference Series

International Psychotherapy Institute 

2018-2019 Master Speaker Seminar Series

Aggression and Hatred in Psychotherapy


Series Co-Chairs:  David Scharff, MD and Janine Wanlass, Ph.D. 


Monthly seminar beginning Friday, September 21st. Join us in person at a local site, or over the internet using your computer, tablet, or smart phone. 


The 2018-2019 Master Speaker Series will focus on Aggression and Hatred in Psychotherapy, and will feature live presentations by IPI faculty and guest presenters, discussion, case presentations, and advance readings distributed before each session. Participants may attend in person at sites in Salt Lake City, UT, Indianapolis, IN and Long Island, NY, or can join by video conference over the internet. Internet participants will all have the opportunity to participate fully in the seminar by joining in the live discussion. Seminars take place from 9:00-11:00 a.m. US Eastern Time, with additional group discussions to follow at some local sites. Participants joining over the internet can do so easily by downloading a free program and clicking on a simple link provided for each session.

Register for individual sessions, or attend all nine. 



September 21, 2018                               David Scharff  (date change)

Taming Destructiveness in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis


October 5, 2018                          Otto Kernberg   (date change)

Aggression and Hatred in the Therapeutic Encounter


November 2, 2018                             Janine Wanlass

The Interplay Between Development and Aggression in Treatment


December 7, 2018                             Pat Hedegard

Hidden Aggression


January 25, 2019                                 Ted Jacobs

Patients' Secrets, Analysts' Secrets: Reflections on their Interaction


February 22, 2019                                Charles Ashbach

Trauma, Hate and Vengence


March 29, 2019                                    Yolanda Varela

Stagnation: When Hate is the Motivation Behind Failure and Success


April 12, 2019                                          Jim Poulton

The Usefulness of Hate in the Therapeutic Relationship


May 10, 2019                                        Henri Parens

The Multi-Trends Theory of Aggression



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Registration Fee:  $45 for individual video sessions$360 for the full series of nine.

CE Credit: 2 hours per video conference; 18 hours for full series of nine. Additional hour/s may be available at some local sites for participation in additional group discussion following the videoconference.  

Online Registration link. You can also click here to download a registration form.  Participants may register to participate in person at one of our local sites, or by videoconference in real time. 

To complete registration, please submit payment by check or money order payable to: IPI 6612 Kennedy Drive, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Or pay by credit card/paypal.


The International Psychotherapy Institute (IPI) is approved by The American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IPI maintains responsibility for the program and its content. The International Psychotherapy Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6017.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The International Psychotherapy Institute is responsible for all aspects of the programs. IPI is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to offer continuing education for MFCC and LCSW licensure (approval #PCE1508). The International Psychotherapy Institute is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for licensed social workers in Maryland." Continuing Education Credit for Utah Social Workers is provided through Utah NASW. The International Psychotherapy Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.
Participants are responsible for verifying that IPI CE credit is accepted by the licensing boards in their own states.   
Please note: At this time we are aware that CE credit for IPI events will not be accepted by the New Jersey Board of Social Work.