24th Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference

24th Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference
24th Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference & 8th Chinese Psychoanalytic Congress 2024
The scientific basis of psychoanalytic therapy: clinical practice, theory, and research

Friday, November 1 - Sunday, November 3, 2024 Shanghai, China

All registrations, cancellations, alterations, email: [email protected] 
Conference Fees
The conference fee includes lunch, refreshments and reception on Saturday.  

We have made pre-reservations at three different hotels with special rates for our delegates.

Full details of the conference

Friday, November 1
7:20-8:20 Registration

8:20-9:00 Welcome
Leaders from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shanghai Mental Health Center Leaders from Chinese Mental Health Association
Siri Gullestad, Chair, IPA Research Committee Jianyin Qiu, Shanghai Mental Health Centre

Plenary I: Outcome Studies
Chair: Rogerio Lerner (Sao Paulo)

Manfred Beutel (Mainz) – Efficacy and effectiveness of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for major mental disorders- results from manualized and randomized controlled face to face and online trials
Discussant: N.N.

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

Jianyin Qiu (Shanghai) –The mediators and mechanisms of change of Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy for major depressive disorders
Discussant: N.N.

John Clarkin (New York, Zoom) – Empirical development of a psychodynamic therapy for personality disorder.
Discussant: Jie Zhong (Beijing)

13:15– 14:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Poster Session (1)

Plenary II: Outcome Studies
Chair: Stephan Hau (Stockholm)

Presenter from the 8. Chinese Psychoanalytic congress Discussant: N.N.

Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber (Frankfurt/Main, Zoom) – Multilevel Outcome Study of Psychoanalyses of Chronically Depressed Patients with Early Trauma. First results of an international, interdisciplinary research endeavor.
Discussant: N.N.

16:45– 17:15 Coffee Break

17:15 – 18:30
Jun Tong (Wuhan) - Enactment and transmutation —How does psychoanalysis work when trauma was activated and enacted

18:30 –19:30 Refreshments

Public Lecture
Chair: Jianyin Qiu (Shanghai) + 1 Chinese colleague

19:30 – 21:00
Jonathan Shedler (San Francisco) - The efficacy of psychoanalysis

Saturday, November 2
Chair: Clara Scheijtman (Buenos Aires) 8:30 – 9:45
Siri Gullestad (Oslo) - «I don’t want to bother you». Analyzing embodied ways of being. Discussant: N.N.

9:45 – 11.00
Stephan Doering (Vienna) – »Without passing through the consciousness«: Implicit dialogues
Discussant: N.N.
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
 Plenary IV: Interdisciplinary Research (Neuropsychoanalysis, AI) Part 1
Chair: Siri Gullestad (Oslo)

Mark Solms (Capetown) – ‘Implications for clinical technique of recent developments in Neuropsychoanalysis’
Discussant: N.N.

12:45-13:45 Lunch Break

12:45-13:45 Poster Session (2)

Plenary IV: Interdisciplinary Research (Neuropsychoanalysis, AI) Part 2
Chair: Siri Gullestad (Oslo)

Stephan Hau (Stockholm) – Gestures express more than words ever could – studying nonverbal psychoanalytic communication patterns with the AI-based techniques and machine learning
Discussant: N.N.

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

Parallel Panels & Symposia

15:30 – 18:30 The three panels are meant for in-depth discussion on specific topics in smaller groups

Panel 1: Developmental Psychology
Rogerio Lerner (Sao Paulo) – "Contributing to public policies: a psychoanalytically informed program for helping mothers and babies"
2. Presenter: N.N.

Panel 2: Dreams & other unconscious mentations
Mark Solms (Capetown): Freudian Dream Theory Today
Stephan Hau (Stockholm): Psychoanalytic Dream Theories after Freud – Clinical Perspectives

Panel 3: TITLE
Presenter 1: N.N.
Presenter 2: N.N.

15:30 – 18:30 Four parallel Symposia with four presenters each.

19:00 Reception

Sunday, November 3
Plenary V: Developmental Psychology
Chair: N.N.

8:30 – 9:45
Clara Schejtman (Buenos Aires) – Mother-Infant and Father-Infant interaction. Bridges between research and clinical work.
Discussant: N.N.

9:45 – 11:00
Alexandra Harrison (Cambridge, Massachusetts) and Jennifer Black (Cambridge, Massachusetts) – “Mother-Infant Interactions in the Feeding Situation from Three Different Cultures: A Challenge to Western Psychoanalytic Theory?”
Discussant: N.N.

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

Parallel Symposia
11:30 -13:00 Seven parallel Symposia with 3 presenters each

13:00-13:30 Closure of the conference
Siri Gullestad (Oslo) & Jianyin Qiu (Shanghai)

11/1/2024 - 11/3/2024
Shanghai CHINA