October 2015
“Death of a Parent: Openings at an Ending" Colloquium speaker, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York City

June 2015
Invited Commencement Speaker, N.Y.U. Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

February 2015
Neurobiology of Attachment and Stress, UCLA Center for Neurobiology of Stress

April 2014
Invited Paper, “Death of a Parent: Openings at an Ending”. Panel titled: The Dying Parent: Conflicts in the Analysts Life and Work. Annual meeting of Division 39 (APA), New York City

April 2014
Chair of dramatic reading and discussion of The Great God Pan by Amy Herzog. Annaul meeting of Division 39 (APA), New York City.

November 2013
Invited Discussant, "Simultaneous Individual and Couples Psychotherapies: Working with the Turbulence in an Asymmetrical Field" at the annual conference of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis, Santiago, Chile.

October 6, 2013
Invited talk, "Privacy: Self and Other, Offline and On" at a Conference titled, "Unknowable, Unspeakable and Unsprung: Navigating the Thrill and Danger of Living Amidst Truth, Fantasy and Privacy". Sponsored by The William Alanson White Institute, New York City.

April, 2013
Invited Presentation: “Caring for Caregivers: Consultation in Non-Profit Agencies”. Annual meeting of Division 39 (APA), Boston, Mass.

April, 2013
Co-Presenter at Discussion Hour: “Partnering and Intimacy: Do Diversity and Difference Matter?” Annual meeting of Division 39 (American Psychological Association), Boston, Mass.

October 22, 2012
Invited Presentation: “What We Really Do.” On and Off the Couch: Explorations in Contemporary Psychoanalysis; Series sponsored by NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and Beth Israel Medical Center

October 6, 2012
Invited faculty and discusssant, "When Stress Causes Pain: Innovative Treatments for Psychophysiologic Disorders," meeting of the New York University Postdoctoral Program & Psychophysiologic Disorders Association.

March 2012
Invited discussant of panel papers for "Relational Complexities: Challenges of Contemporary Work." International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, New York City.

January 2012
Invited discussant of "Poison-Cookies: A Dangerous Treatment." Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. New York City.

December 2011
"Mad Men: Greed, Sex, Power and Presentation: What Changed in 50 Years?" is a colloquium sponsored by the Interpersonal Orientation, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis including four psychoanalysts. Moderator Mary-Joan Gerson will present "The World of Mad Men: Power, Surface and Passion" on Friday, December 2, 2011, 8—10pm, at NYU Kimmel Center, Rooms 405-406.

April 2011
Invited Speaker, "Research Competence Workshop: Examples of Cross-Cultural Studies" at the World Gastroenterology Organization/Rome Foundation Meeting entitled "IBS: A Global Perspective" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
April 2011
Invited Speaker, "Men: Greed, Sex, Power and Presentation–What's Changed?" at the Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Association, New York City.
April 2011
Invited Speaker, "The Mindfulness of Collaboration," part of a panel entitled "Crossing the Great Divide: Collaborating With Physicians" at the Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Association, New York City.
April 2011
Invited Speaker, "Psychoanalytic Activism: Historical Perspectives and Subjective Conundrums" at the Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Association, New York City.
November 2010
Invited Workshop: "Couples Therapy: Relationship Change in Moments of Transformation, "Women's Mental Health Collective, Cornell Medical Center, New York City.
May 2010
Invited Speaker, "Cyberpace Betrayal: Attachment in an Era of Virtual Connection" at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy, Florence, Italy.
May 2010
Invited Workshop, "Moments of Transformation: Couples Therapy from an Integrative Perspective" for the Philadelphia Center for Psychoanalytic Psychology.
April 2010
Invited International Webinar Leader, "The Challenge of Couples Therapy: A Global Perspective" for the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
April 2010
Invited Discussion of Panel, "Listening to Pain: Context and Culture" at the Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Association, Chicago Illinois. Panel entitled "The Experience of Chronic Pain Through a Psychoanalytic Lens: Theory, Technique and Outcome."
November 2009
Invited Speaker, "Staying the Course: The Perils and Pleasures of Moving Beyond the Clinical Encounter,” at the Annual Week-End Program, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Panel Title: "Activism: Stretching the Analytic Self.”
October 2009
Invited Speaker, "Betrayal in Cyberspace: Attachment in an Era of Virtual Connection,” paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Division of Psychoanalysis, New York State Psychological Association. Conference title: "Hooking Up: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Sexuality in the 21st Century.”
December 2008
"Self and Other in a Global Culture.” Paper presented in panel titled "Sullivan’s Legacy.” Colloquium sponsored by the Interpersonal Orientation, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York City.
December 2008
Invited interview and conversation with Adrian LeBlanc, award-winning journalist and author of Random Family (Scribner, 2003). Part of a series titled "Psychoanalytic Salons: Evenings of Exchange with Academics and Artists,” William Alonson White Society, New York City.
April 2008
Chair and Discussant for panel titled "Chronic Illness as Trauma,” Annual Meeting of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), American Psychological Association, New York City.
October 2007
Invited Paper: "Couples Therapy and Psychoanalysis.” Conference titled "Psychoanalysts in Current Contexts,” sponsored by the New York State Psychological Association’s Division of Psychologists-Psychoanalysts, New York City.

July 2007
International Workshop: "The Illuminated Moment: The Transformation of Self and Other in Couple’s Therapy.” Annual Conference of the International Association Of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psythotherapy, Athens, Greece.