LGBTQI2-S Resources

Links below for two very well-written, research-based and comprehensive support documents for working with LGBTQI2-S youth and their families. One is for clinicians and one is suitable for distribution to youth and their families that you may be working with. For those who are interested: L = lesbian, G = gay, B = bisexual, T = transgender and …

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Letter from the President

Dear Colleagues, It is with mixed emotions that I write my final “Presidential” message to the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society community.  I am as appreciative as I was surprised to have been in this role, preceded by two years as “President-elect”/conference chair.  I joined the Board initially as Member-at-Large.  After two years of trying to …

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Spring Conference Preview

By Margo London, Conference Chair MAGPS is very pleased that Stewart Aledort, MD, CGP, FAGPA, will be the guest presenter for our Spring 2011 conference, “Shame and Excitement: Crucial Markers for Group Psychotherapy.”    We’ll be meeting at the historic Saint Elizabeths Hospital, in the New Building, in Washington, D.C., on Saturday and Sunday, April 30 …

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Spring Conference Scholarship Opportunities

MAGPS supports the professional development of students, interns, and residents through a first time Attendee Student Scholarship Fund that covers registration and lunch. Preference is given to first time attending applicants.  Recipients will receive a one year trial membership to MAGPS. Scholarship applications are avilable at http://magps.org/join/scholarship.html Register on-line and email application to scholarships@magps.org or fax to …

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Cinema Series Presentation April 1st

Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society & The Washington School of Psychiatry Group Psychotherapy Alumni Association CINEMA SERIES Presents The Reader A dramatic 2008 film about truth and reconciliation, about how one generation comes to terms with the crimes of another and the lifelong repercussions that result from our actions followed by a discussion moderated by Stephanie Koenig, LICSW & Marc Feldman, …

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Farooq Mohyuddin reflects on the new Saint Elizabeths Hospital and psychiatric training

Immediate Past President Lenore Pomerance interviewed Farooq Mohyuddin, MAGPS President-Elect and Director of Training for psychiatric residents at the new Saint Elizabeths Hospital about the upcoming Spring Conference to be held at Saint Elizabeths. Farooq also teaches group psychotherapy to psychiatric residents. LP: Farooq, Iʼd like to ask you the same question I asked our president, …

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Pre-conference Interview with Stewart Aledort, MD, CGP, FAGPA

By Myrna L. Frank, PhD, CGP MLF: What are we going to learn from you at the Spring MAGPS conference? SA: I hope to teach the importance of the earliest periods of life.  These early preverbal experiences have a profound influence on the laying down of neuronal structures in the brain and in forming templates …

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President Reginald Nettles Hails Spring Conference Site at the New Saint Elizabeths Hospital

By Lenore Pomerance, LICSW, CGP MAGPS Immediate Past President and Spring Conference Co-Chair Lenore Pomerance interviewed President Reginald Nettles about the new Spring Conference site.  This is the first in a series of blogs about the upcoming conference.  Look for interviews with Farooq Moyhuddin, MAGPS president-elect and Director of Group Training for psychiatric residents at …

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Save the Date – Spring Conference 4/30-5/1, 2011

SHAME AND EXCITEMENT: CRUCIAL MARKERS FOR GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY With Stewart Aledort, MD, CGP, FAGPA, Guest Presenter Drawing on theories of attachment, development, and neuroscience, Dr. Aledort will demonstrate the profound influence of our earliest experiences on the development of individual character and on subsequent templates of interpersonal intimacy. He will explore the passion, excitement, and …

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