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Master Speaker Videoconference Seminar, 2019-2020

Love in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy


NOTE: This year, IPI SLC will not be offering an in-person venue to view and discuss the Master Speaker Videoconference Seminar series. Participation in the videoconferences continues to be available, though, online. To register for online participation, please visit IPI's national website.


Series co-chairs: David Scharff, MD & Janine Wanlass, Ph.D.

Monthly seminar beginning Friday, September 27th.  Join in over the internet using your computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. 


The 2019-2020 Master Speaker Series will feature live presentations by Guest Presenters and IPI Faculty, with discussion, case presentations, and advance readings distributed before each session. Participants may attend in person in 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 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. US Mountain Time. Participants joining over the internet can do so easily by downloading a free program for their computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone, and clicking on a simple link provided for each session. 

IPI staff are happy to schedule a videoconference test with you prior to the seminar.

Participants may register for single sessions, or for the full series of nine.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: 2 CE hours per video conference; 18 hours for full series of nine.

Unless otherwise indicated, all readings will be distributed to enrolled participants in advance


Series in its entirety (9 2-hour sessions from 7:00-9:00 am, $410) or in part (one or more sessions, $52/session). To register, please visit IPI's national website.

Should you have any questions about the program or the application process, please feel free to contact: info@theipi.org

IPISLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, gender, sexual preference or physical handicap.


All sessions 7:00-9:00 am US Mountain Time.


September 27, 2019: Otto Kernberg
Narcissistic personalities’ incapacity to love: Diagnosis and treatment

October 18, 2019: Steve Levine 
Falling in love, being in love, staying in love, failing in love, grieving love

November 15, 2019: Ionas Sapountzis 
The unlovable, not good-enough child

December 6, 2019: Chris Clulow 
Sex, attachment and love

January 17, 2020: Caroline Sehon 
Psychoanalytic and Neurobiological Perspectives of Love Inside and outside the analytic setting

February, 21 2020: Janine Wanlass 
Love and Possession in Intimate Relating

March 6, 2020: Jill Scharff 
Love in a Time of Cholera

April 3, 2020: Carl Bagnini 
Restorative Aspects of Transference and Countertransference Love

May 1, 2020: David Scharff 
Love and Its Discontents


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. The International Psychotherapy Institute is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. 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.