Lecture presented by Robert J. Neborsky, MD:

Metapsychology of Les Miserable

Workshop in Technique of AB-ISTDP

Working with Front Door and Cellar Door Defenses:

Identification and obedience to introjected dictates of former caretakers

Boston, MA September 24 & 25, 2019   9 AM to 5 PM

Josette ten Have-de Labije, PsyD              Robert J. Neborsky, MD




The California Society for ISTDP and the Lifespan Learning Institute Sponsor:

Advances in the Science of Psychotherapy:

Diagnosis, Technique and Outcome

A three day “winter school” in beautiful San Diego, California
March 22-24, 2019 // The Del Mar Hilton, Del Mar, CA 92014

Lecture from the conference:

"A Tormented World - How can psychotherapy help us? Hopes and Illusions"
March 24, 2019  Del Mar California

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Nancy McWilliams (Rutgers)

Spectrum of Illness / Schizoid treatment

Michael Garrett (SUNY Downstate)

Advanced CBT for Psychosis

Josette ten Have de Labije (Germany, ISTDP)

Application of AB ISTDP to Anxiety

Kristin Osborn (Harvard)

Working with Affect: Techniques and Resistance

Alana Iglewicz (UCSD)

Short Term Therapy of Pathological Bereavement

Robert J. Neborsky (UCSD)

Application of AB ISTDP to Patients with Self-Regulation Disorders


Symposium at The Freud Museum

November 2018-London UK

Dr Neborsky’s presentation, “Hysteria Revisited” will address the problem of authenticating recovered memories of parental molestation, an issue which has long plagued the field of psychotherapy. He will explore the technical issues that arise in these cases.The symposium will demonstrate techniques from Attachment-Based Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy with an emphasis on defence work and anxiety regulation to deepen emotional experiencing.


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