22nd Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference

22nd Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference

IPA Research Committee presents
22nd Joseph Sandler Psychoanalytic Research Conference 2022

Friday, September 23rd - Sunday, September 25th, 2022
Oslo, Norway


Friday, September 23rd

12.30-1.00 pm Registration 

1.00 - 1.15 Welcome: Siri Gullestad, Chair, IPA Research Committee
             Bjørn Lau, Head of Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

1.15 - 2.30 John Clarkin (New York): Trajectory of change in psychotherapy: The individual and the group.
Discussant: Stephan Hau
Chair: Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

2:30 – 3.00 Coffee Break

3.00 - 4.15 Mary Hepworth (formerly Mary Target) (London) Strength in diversity? Experiences in using quantitative and qualitative methods, to assess outcomes and processes in child psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Discussant: Cecilie Hillestad Hoff
Chair: Siri Gullestad
4.15 - 5.30 Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber (Frankfurt am Main): " Spider threads were all around him”. Why high-frequency psychoanalysis could be an indication for severe developmental blockages in "emerging adulthood“. Clinical Research from the MODE study.
Discussant: Tamara Fischmann
Chair: Rogerio Lerner

5.30 – 6.30 Refreshments

6.30 - 7.45 Mark Solms (Capetown): What is the Mechanism of Change in the Talking Cure?
  Discussant: Siri Gullestad
Chair: Erik Stänicke

Saturday, September 24th

9.00 - 10.15 am Hanne Strømme (Oslo) & Stephan Hau (Stockholm): Learning to deal with the transference – therapists change in training
Discussant: Ida Stange Bernhardt
Chair: Andrea Rodriguez Quiroga

10.15 - 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 – 12.00 Werner Bohleber (Frankfurt am Main): Self-agency and self-reflection – Explorations of two neglected concepts” 

Discussant: Erik Stänicke
Chair: Stephan Hau
12.00 - 2.00 pm Lunch Break & Poster Session

2.00 – 3:15 Rogerio Lerner (São Paolo): Psychoanalytic treatment with mothers and siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders
Discussant: Mette Hvalstad/ Tonya Madsen
Chair: John Clarkin

3:15-3:45 Coffee Break

3.45 - 6.00 pm Parallel panels

Panel 1: Flight, Human rights Violations and forced exile. Psychoanalytic reflections on recent research (Sverre Varvin, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Gertraud Schlesinger-Kipp)
Panel 2: Possible contributions of the 3-LM Model for training ((Andrea Rodriguez Quiroga, Margaret Ann Hanly, Mette Hvalstad)
Panel 3: Investigation of dreams (coding of changes in dreams): Psychoanalysis and neuroscience in dialogue (Tamara Fischmann)
Panel 5: Panel for RTP-fellows

6:00 pm Reception

Sunday September 25th

9.00 - 10.15 am Line Stänicke (Oslo): The self and self-harm - towards a more nuanced understanding of self-harm in adolescence
 Discussant: Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber
 Chair: Sverre Varvin

10.15 - 11.30: Clara Schejtman (Buenos Aires): The mutual dialogue between research and clinical work in early infancy 

Discussant: Alexandra Harrison
Chair: Mette Hvalstad

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 - 13.15 Stephan Döring (Vienna): Diagnosis of Personality Organization – Towards the Evaluation of Severity and Change

Discussant: Steinar Lorenzten
Chair: Mary Hepworth

13.15 - 13.45 pm Final Panel 

Venue: Department of psychology, University of Oslo

All registrations, cancellations, alterations: Email to Anne Kullebund, [email protected]
Please give your name, email address and affiliation (e.g. university, society). Payment will count as registration. 

Conference Fees
Registration until 10th June 2022 Registration after 10th June 2022

Standard Ticket 250 € 300 €
Student fee  60 € 100 €
Candidates in psycho-
therapeutic training 200 € 250 €
Day Ticket 100 € 150 €

Please supply a copy of a document confirming student status.
If applying for a candidate/fellow ticket please provide evidence of your institute
Cancellation until 1/8/22: 100% refund
Cancellation from 01/8/22 to 1/9/22: 50% refund
Cancellation after 1/9/22: no refund

Banking Information
Nordea Bank, Box 1166 Sentrum, 0107 Oslo, Norway
Kontonr. 6039.05.89207
IBAN NO1960390589207

We have made some reservations at three different Thon Hotels in Oslo with a special
conference discount:

Thon Hotel Gyldenløve (close to the Norwegian Psychoanalytic Institute)
Thon Hotel Bristol (city center)
Thon Hotel Ullevål (closer to the university)

Please use this link for all three hotels: Thon Hotel Bristol | Thon Hotels

Booking, payment and cancellation at your own expence. We will hold the rooms until the June 10th.
9/23/2022 - 9/25/2022
Department of Psychology University of Oslo Oslo NORWAY