NEABPD - NASSPD 6th Annual Conference - New York, NY - April 13-14, 2018

Date April 13-14, 2018
Venue New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Special Event on Saturday Family Symposium
organized by Alan Fruzzetti, PhD,
Director of the DBT Program for Boys at McLean Hospital,
NEABPD Director of Research,
co-creator of the Family Connections Program.
Pricing $110
Featured Speakers Anthony Bateman, MD*
Martin Bohus, MD*
Lorna Benjamin, PhD
Lee Anna Clark, PhD
Ken Levy, PhD*
Christian Schmahl, MD
Frank,Yeomans, MD, Ph.D*
* Saturday Speakers
Registration for Saturday NEABPD website

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Receipt will be sent.

Registration for full 2 days NASSPD Website


14th Annual Yale NEABPD Borderline Personality Disorder Conference: Emotional Dysregulation in Families: Treatment and Support - New Haven, CT - Friday, May 4, 2018

14th Annual Yale NEABPD Borderline Personality Disorder Conference:

Emotional Dysregulation in Families: Treatment and Support

Friday, May 4, 2018

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Mary S. Harkness Auditorium

Sterling Hall of Medicine

333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06519



  • Clearview Treatment Programs


Our Conference is aimed at mental health professionals, training clinicians, researchers, as well as those with lived experience and family members.

*American Sign Language interpretation will be available if requested in advance*


Moderator Emily Cooney, PhD
9:00 am: Welcome: Seth Axelrod, Ph.D.,,Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D.,Marie-Paule de Valdivia, LCSW
9:15am: Opening Remarks: John Krystal, MD
9:30am: Nancy Suchman, PhD: Mothering from the Inside Out: Promoting emotional regulation, recovery from addiction, and child attachment security by improving maternal reflective functioning
10:30am: Break
10:45am: Francheska Perepletchikova, PhD: DBT for children with disruptive mood and behaviors: Helping regulate parents to regulate kids
11:45am Lived Experience Speakers
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Marie-Paule de Valdivia, LCSW Families as,Allies in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
2:30pm: Break
2:45pm: Alan Fruzzetti, PhD Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Validation, and Its Impact on Your Relationships and Other’s Emotions
3:45pm: Panel Discussion
4:15pm: Closing Remarks, Evaluations
4:30pm: Adjourn



Social Workers

Application pending for National Association of Social Workers, CT continuing education credits.


Application pending for American Psychological Association continuing education credits.


  • Professional Early Bird: $130.00 (by April 6)
  • Professional: $150.00
  • Family Member: $50.00
  • Consumer: $25.00
  • Trainee: $50.00 (Yale and Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital trainees please email   
  • Group discounts of 15% are available for Professional groups of 5 or more. (Group members must register together)

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