February 23, 2019 from 10am-4:00 pm
The TICP is hosting a conference workshop with Dr. Nancy McWilliams on “The Continuum of Madness, with Special Attention to Narcissism”.
Dr. McWilliams will explore the contemporary conceptualization of psychosis, emphasizing the clinical value of construing psychopathology dimensionally. The evolution of the concept of pathological narcissism will be reviewed, with emphasis on the dangers of malignant narcissism.
Morning Address: Rethinking Madness: The Therapeutic Value of a Dimensional Conception of Psychotic Processes
Afternoon Address: Problematic Versions of Narcissism: Clinical and Social Implications
About the Speaker
Nancy McWilliams, PhD., teaches at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology and practices in Lambertville, New Jersey.
She is author of Psychoanalytic Diagnosis (1994, rev. ed. 2011), Psychoanalytic Case Formulation (1999), and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy(2004), is associate editor of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (2006, 2017), and is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Psychology.
She has edited or contributed to several other books and has written numerous articles on topics related to psychotherapy. A former president of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychoanalytic Association, she has been featured in three APA videos of master clinicians, the most recent being “Three Approaches to Psychotherapy.” Her books are available in 20 languages; she lectures widely both nationally and internationally.
Innis Town Hall Theatre
University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON, M5S 1J5