Mario Spiler

Mario Spiler

Mario Spiler · Master's (Wilfrid Laurier University, 1986)

Psychotherapy Provider (Registered Social Worker)

Accepting new clients

Member of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)

Spiler Psychotherapy™ | M Spiler Social Work Professional Corporation is an online private social work psychotherapy practice that primarily services Burlington, Halton, Hamilton and Niagara Regions.

A portion of our psychotherapeutic efforts is devoted to the borderline personality disorder population and other personality disorders. We offer a variety of treatment approaches for individuals, couples, and families. We also work with first responders and individuals who have experienced a traumatic event and help you move toward healing from your experience, and uncover your own capacity for resilience, growth and recovery.

Our purpose is to help our clients create effective mental health patterns that enhance their ability to develop new skills, tools, and strategies, that contribute to their purpose, wellbeing, fulfillment and quality of their personal and professional lives.

Primary Practice Location

Spiler Psychotherapy™
5063 North Service Road Suite 200
Burlington, Ontario L7L 5H6

Phone: (289) 815-2261

Fax: (877) 919-2030


Extended office hours: evenings, weekends


Years of Experience



Introductory TFP Training & Consultation Course Certificate, July 6, 2022
TFP New York, New York (Personality Disorders Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College)

General Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder, July 13, 2022
Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Medical School

Certificate in Clinical Hypnosis, 2011
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, and The Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis - Ontario Division

Trauma Specialist Certification, CISM levels 1 and 2, 2008
Trauma Management Group, Ottawa, Ontario.

NLP/New Code Master Practitioner Certification, 2002
NLP Canada Training, Inc., Toronto, Ontario.

NLP Practitioner Certification, 1989
Ontario Institute of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Toronto, Ontario.

Cochrane Community Well-Being Framework Advisory Committee, October 2022
British Columbia College of Social Workers (Reg. #14430), October 2021-January 31 2023
Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (8738), August 2021-Dec 31 2022
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (811746), 2021-2022
Dissociative Identity Disorder Study Group with Dr. Marilyn Korzekwa, since 2021
Instituto Chileno de Trastorno de Personalidad, since 2021
The International Network of Psychoanalytic Practices, since 2020
Grupo México TFP Peer-Supervisión, since 2020
South London and Maudsley Monthly ISTFP TFP in Groups, since 2020
International Society of Transference Focused Psychotherapy (ISTFP), since 2019
American and Ontario Association of Marital and Family Therapy, 2018-2019
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers: RSW #811746, since 2004
Ontario Association of Social Workers: OASW #3088, since 1986
Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Ontario Division, 2011-2014
Board Member of Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Ontario Division, 2012-2014
Reviewer for Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education, 2010-2016
Reviewer for online Canadian Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2016
International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (IJTHI) International Editorial Review Board, 2010
OASW Huronia-Highlands Branch, past president, 2007-2010
OASW Provincial Board Member, 2006-2010

Courses, Workshops and Webinars

7th Biennial Conference of ISTFP, October 28-30, 2022
October 28, 2022
Plenary Lecture by Otto F. Kernberg (New York): TFP across the spectrum of NPD and BPD; Moderator: Eve Caligor (New York)
SYMPOSIUM 1 - Applied TFP: Current developments Chairs: Chiara De Panfilis (Parma), Richard Hersh (New York)
Panel with introductory statements from:
Christiane Rösch (Münsterlingen),
Mathias Lohmer (Munich)
Luis Valenciano (Murcia)
Joan Veguè (Barcelona)

October 29, 2022
Plenary Lecture by Miguel Angel Gonzalez-Torres (Bilbao): Understanding large group functioning through an object relations lens Moderator: Diana Diamond (New York)
SYMPOSIUM 1 - Treatment, Supervision and Teaching of TFP / Chair: Anna Buchheim Single presentations from:
Anna Buchheim, Diana Diamond (Innsbruck/New York): Changes in Attachment Representation and Organization in Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP)
Clarissa Laczkovics (Vienna): Videoconferencing transference focused psychotherapy (TFP): Qualitative results of the ISTFP Survey
Cecily Jahn (Cologne): Reduction of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) in Adolescents with Borderline Personality Organization Treated with TFP-A
Daniela Saralegui (Santiago): Dynamics of clinical supervision between Spanish-speaking therapists and supervisors certified by the ISTFP
Arianna Sinisi (London): The contribution of Transference Focused Psychotherapy in improving psychiatry trainees’ attitude and technical confidence towards patients with personality disorders

October 30, 2022
Plenary Lecture by Stefan Pfänder (Freiburg): Linguistic analysis of structural interviewing Introduction and Moderation: Stephan Doering (Vienna)
Plenary Lecture by Anna Buchheim (Innsbruck): Neural response to interventions during structural interviewing Moderator: John Clarkin (New York)
Plenary Presentation of the ISTFP Research Award Moderator: John Clarkin (New York)
Supervision of TFP by Stephan Doering (Vienna) and Eve Caligor (New York): Refining our understanding and practice Moderator: Otto Kernberg (New York)

Education Forum, October 19, 2022
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
Sherrie Moore, MSW, RSW and Elizabeth Sault as keynote speakers

Psychoanalysis of the Psychoanalytic Frame Revisited: A New Look at José Bleger’s Classic Work, October 15, 2022
International Psychoanalytic Association

Discussing Netflix Series with Psychoanalysts, Extension COURSE THREE, September 2022 to April 2023
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

TFP Book Launch Party, September 16, 2022
Weill Cornell Medicine Psychiatry, New York, USA

TFP Basics Conference ICHTP, August 20, 2022
Instituto Chileno de Trastorno de Personalidad, Santiago, Chile
Frank Yeomans and Luis Valenciano

TFP Para Trastorno Narcisista De Personalidad, July 21, 2022
Capítulo de Trastornos de Personalidad y Asociación Psiquiátrica Peruana
Dr. Benny Oksenberg (Chile)

Inuit Cultural Sensitivity Part 2, July 13, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Work

Inuit Cultural Sensitivity Part 1, July 12, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Work

Engaging with Families of Children with Autism, July 5, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Work

Masterclass with Dr. Otto Kernberg and Dr. Mark Solms, June 25, 2022
Dr. Otto Kernberg
Dr. Mark Solms

Identity Diffusion, June 22, 2022
TFP Uruguay

Town Hall Sessions: Addressing Challenges During the Pandemic, June 19, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Experiential Workshop: Building Mental Resilience, June 8, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers

Town Hall Sessions: Challenges During the Pandemic, May 15, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Naming, Traumatizing and Being A Player-Witness, May 14, 2022
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society
Koichi Togashi, PhD, LP

TFP Group with Narcissistic Personality Disorder patients in London, May 11, 2022
ISTFP Special interest group on TFP in groups
Presenter: Tennyson Lee
Chair: Maria Jesus

Case Presentation & Discussion, May 11, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute
Alexandra Leonardo (Portugal)
Discussant Janine Wanlass

Understanding Trauma, May 10, 2022
Mindspring Mental Health Alliance
 Jaymi Dormaier, LMSW

Psychological Therapies & Work-Related Stress, May 10, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Dr. Sanjay Rao, MBBS, MD, FRCPsych, FRCPC, MBA
Working With Prejudices in the Clinical Setting, April 27, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Marco Posadas

The threatening third: working with betrayal in couples, April 27, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute
Amita Sehgal Ph.D (UK)

Town Hall Sessions: Challenges During the Pandemic, April 17, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Hate in the Service of Love, April 13, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute
Jim Poulton, PhD.

Culturally Adapted CBT, March 25, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Dr. Farooq Naeem, MBBS, MSc, PhD and Dr. Sanjay Rao, MBBS, MD, FRCPsych

Decolonizing Trauma from an Indigenous Perspective, March 24, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Tina Armstrong, BSW, MSW, Elder-in-Residence at Wilfred Laurier University

Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: Clinical, Ethical, and Empirical Considerations, March 22, 2022
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Kenneth N. Levy

Town Hall Sessions: Challenges During the Pandemic, March 20, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Personality: Introduction to Transference Focused Psychotherapy, March 19, 2022
TFP Group Brazil
Frank Yeomans
Monica Eidlin

Special Town Hall Session: Addressing Assault On Ukraine, March, 16, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Anti-Asian Racism in Canada: Then and Now, March 15, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Kennes Lin, MSW, RSW

Narcissistic Relating and Sharing Psychic Space, (Special Topics In the Theory, Technique, and Practice of Couple Therapy), March 9, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute
Mary Morgan

Discrimination is Trauma: Trauma-Informed Care Approaches for Supporting Marginalized Populations, March 4, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Uppala Chandrasekera, M.S.W., RSW

Special Town Hall Session: Assault On Ukraine, February 26 and 27, 2022
International Psychotherapy Institute

Dual Diagnosis and the Role of Social Work, February 25, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Worker
Alex Chiefari, MSW

Sankofa Back to Africa: Africentric Social Work Serving African, Caribbean & Black Communities, February 9, 16, and 23, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Worker
Dr. Wanda Thomas-Bernard
Dr. Delores V. Mullings
Dr. David Este
Amma Gyamfowa
Dr. Lori Chambers
Simone Donaldson

Building Capacity for Grant Writing in Social Work Community, January 11, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Worker
Donna Foster, MSW, PhD, RSW

On Nature, January 25, 2022
The Institute of Psychoanalysis
Feifei Zhou, Chinese-born artist and architect
Vanessa Brassey, philosopher, artist, Director of the Centre for Philosophy & Arts
William Badenhorst is a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist
Chair: Alla Rubitel, a psychoanalyst

Clinical Records: Practical Tips, January 5, 2022
Ontario Association of Social Worker
Alysia M. Christiaen, LLP

El Manejo del Pasiente Dificil, December 18, 2021
Instituto de Estudios Psicosomaticos y Psicoterapia Medica
Dr. Luis Valenciano

Trastorno De La Personalidad Limite, December 1, 2021
Centro De Estudios En Psicolia Clinica Ppsicoterapia, Instoituto Chileno De Trastornos Der Personanalidad, Instituto Mileno para la Investigacion en Depresion y Personalidad
International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders
Antonio Stecher PhD, Decano de la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad Diego Portales (UDP)
Benny Oksenberg MD, Director del Instituto Chileno de Trastornos de Personalidad (ICHTP)
Juan Pablo Jiménez MD, PhD, Director del Instituto Milenio para la Investigación en Depresión y Personalidad (MIDAP)
Alex Behn PhD, Vicepresidente de la International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ISSPD)
Fernanda Fuenzalida (Agrupación TLP Chile)
Carla Sharp PhD, Presidenta de la International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (ISSPD), Profesora, Universidad de Houston, EEUU
Panel 1: "Diagnóstico y Tamizaje"
Marianne Cottin PhD (c) (MIDAP - UCH - Universidad Finis Terrae)
Paul Vöhringer MD, MSc (UCH - IMN-U. Chile - MIDAP)
Nicolás Labbé, MA (PUC - MIDAP - Grupo TFP Chile)
Cecilia de la Cerda PhD (ICHTP - MIDAP - CIPSI - UPLA)
Modera: Candice Fischer PhD (PUC - MIDAP)
Panel 2: "Tratamiento"
Nicolás Lorenzini PhD (Research Fellow, University College of London)
Benny Oksenberg MD (ICHTP)
Vicente Del Solar MD, MsC (Grupo DBT Chile)
Matías Correa MD (Hospital Sótero del Río - Grupo DBT Chile - UDP)
Modera: Julio Armijo MD, MsC (ICHTP - UDP - CEPE)
Cynthia Zavala MD, MsC (Minsal)
Fernanda Fuenzalida (Agrupación TLP Chile)
Yamil Quevedo MD, PhD (MIDAP - Grupo Mentaliza)
Julio Armijo MD, MsC (ICHTP - UDP)
Panel 3: "Diálogo intersectorial"
Cynthia Zavala MD, MsC (Minsal)
Fernanda Fuenzalida (Agrupación TLP Chile)
Yamil Quevedo MD, PhD (MIDAP - Grupo Mentaliza)
Julio Armijo MD, MsC (ICHTP - UDP)
Modera: Claudio Martínez PhD (UDP - CEPPS - MIDAP)
Alex Behn PhD, Profesor asociado Escuela de Psicología UC, Director de Investigación del Instituto Milenio para la Investigación en Depresión y Personalidad (MIDAP), Vicepresidente ISSPD

Psychoanalysis and Mental Health | The True Nature of Suicide, November 27, 2021
The Institute of Psychoanalysis, British Psychoanalytical Society
Donald Campbell, psychoanalyst, and co-author of the book “Working in the Dark: Understanding the Pre-Suicide State of Mind” 
Prof David Mosse, father bereaved by suicide and Chair of Haringey Suicide prevention group
Dr. Rachel Gibbons, psychoanalyst, group analyst and psychiatrist, Chair of the Working Group on the Effect of Suicide and Homicide on Clinicians, at the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Their discourse will be chaired by Dr. Jo Stubley, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and lead clinician of the Tavistock Trauma Service.

Ruthless: Winnicott, Fanon and Decolonial Struggle, November 20, 2021
Scientific meeting, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society
Presenter:   Sally Swartz, PhD

Spirituality and Ethics in Social Work: Part 2, November 18, 2021
Nova Scotia College of Social Workers
Presenter:   Dr. Nadia Siritsky, MSSW, SWC, BCC, MSSW, SWC, BCC

Teletherapy: Closeness and Distance, 52nd ATPPP Scientific Session, November 13, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Presenter: Martina Burdet
Discussant: Marco Posadas, MSW, RSW

"Authors in Conversation” with Michael Feldman discusses his book Doubt, Conviction and the Analytic Process with psychoanalyst Rachel Blass, 6th November 2021
Melanie Klein Trust

Translation Transformation - 100 Years of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis' with four panelists, November 4, 2021
The New Library of Psychoanalysis Webinars
Dana Birksted Breen
Francis Grier, Adele Tutter, Heinz Weiss, Rachel Blass

Discussing Netflix Series with Psychoanalysts, Extension COURSE THREE, September 2021 to April 2022
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“Teletherapy: Closeness and Distance”, 52nd ATPPP Scientific Session, October 23, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Presenter:   Martina Burdet
Discussant:   Marco Posadas, MSW, RSW

“Narcissistic Personality Disorder within the Framework of Object Relations Theory: Current Perspectives”, October 22, 2021
TFP – New York
Otto Kernberg
John Clarkin
Frank Yeomans
Diana Diamond
Eve Caligor
Barry Stern
Nicole Cain
Julia Sowislo

"Me quedé aquí por el Coronavirus": La distancia en el análisis a distancia, 2021
Presentador: Ps. Sandra Beare, Directora del Instituto ASOVEP
Comentario: Dr. Patricio Peñailillo, Psicoanalista Instituto Chileno de Trastorno de Personalidad

Discussing Netflix Series with Psychoanalysts, Extension COURSE THREE, September 26, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society

El psicoanalista en el mundo actual: pandemias o sindemias y otros quehaceres, Uruguay – Chile, August 20, 2021
Actividad del Ciclo: La pandemia COVID 19 y sus derivas
Psychoanalytic dialogue between Ricardo Bernardi (APU, Universidad de la República, GACH) and Juan Pablo Jiménez (APSAN, Universidad de Chile, Instituto de Investigación Milenio)

The Birth of a Parent: Depression and Anxiety Before, During and After Pregnancy, August 12, 2021
Weill Cornell Medicine
Dr. Bleiberg, Associate Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry

Diagnostico Diferncial Entre El Trastronto De persoanlidad Y El Trastorno Bipolar Afectivo, July 17, 2021
Grupo TFP Mexico
Dr. Kernberg

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy 2021: Clinical and Research Advances, June 11, 2021
Departamento de Psiquiatria, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paolo
Prof. Dr. John F. Clarkin

Understanding the Link Between Physical and Mental Health, May 20, 2021
McLean Hospital, US
Dr. Christopher Palmer breaks down the connection between our physical and mental health, shares strategies to support our own and our loved ones’ health journeys, and answers audience questions about how we can feel better, mentally and physically.

Understanding Prolonged Grief in the Time of Coronavirus, May 19, 2021
The Centre For Complicated Grief, Columbia School of Social Work, US
Dr. Kathy Shear discussed how to recognize prolonged grief and understand how it develops. This will include a way of thinking about grief and adapting to loss. She will discuss pathways to prolonged grief and the unique challenges posed by a loss during COVID-19

Spirituality and Social Work, May 18, 2021
Canadian Society for Spirituality & Social Work
Heather Boynton
Fiona Edwards
Cassandra Hanrahan
Indrani Margolin

Jornada Informativa de Postítulo: "Clínica Psicodinámica en los Trastornos de Personalidad: Complejidades y Desafíos", May 12, 2021
Instituto Chileano De Trastornos De Personalidad, TFP Chile
En esta jornada se mostrarán conceptos generales del diagnóstico y tratamiento de los trastornos de personalidad. Se verá un caso clínico, para luego trabajar en aspectos fundamentales de esta patología,
Dr. Julio Armijo: Clase "Introducción a la teoría de las relaciones objetales-O. Kernberg", Coordinador Unidad TFP ICHTP
Dr. Benny Oksenberg: Charla en torno al caso de estudio expuesto. Director ICHTP
Ps. Andrea Isaac: Detalles técnicos del postítulo. Coordinadora Area Docencia ICHTP

“Lo Fraterno”, April 30, 2021
International Psychoanalytical Association
Luis Martin Cabre (España)
Susanan Muszkat (Brazil)
Silvia Resnizky (Argentina)
Moceradora: Silvia Wajnbuch (Argentina)

Anti-Black Racism: Taking Action on Harmful Bias and Discrimination in Clinical Learning Environments Confirmation, April 7, 2021
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, US
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
Joseph Kerschner, MD, Provost, Executive Vice President, Medical School of Wisconsin; Dean, School of Medicine
Moderated by Holly Humphrey, MD, MACP, President, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Between suffering and detachment: working in the face of death in ICU, March 26, 2021
The Institute of Psychoanalysis, UK
Marcus Evans, Psychoanalyst and Mental Health Nurse, in conversation with 
Lydia Taylor and Simon O'Sullivan, in ICU s in large London hospitals, to explore the emotional impact of this work. The event will be chaired by Anuradha Menon, Psychoanalyst and Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry. 

Ruthlessness and the Transitioning of the Analyst’s Mind, March 10, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Canada
Presented by Oren Gozlan, PsyD, CPsych, ABPP

Early, Late and Contemporary Lacan in the Clinic, February 10, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
Presented by Judith Hamilton MD, FRCP (Psych)

The Tavistock Touch, February 5, 2021
The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, England
An opportunity to explore the phenomenon of touch guided by participants and focused on reflections from prior talk on 'touch' and interpretations of what it means to touch during this (Covid-19) time.

Wild Thoughts in Search of a Thinker. The Case of a Man Born with a Dislocated Shoulder, January 20, 2021
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, Canada
Rafael López-Corvo, MD

Trauma social y patología individual. Vicisitudes de una Pandemia, December 19, 2020
Centro Psicoanalítico de Madrid, Spain
Otto Kernberg: “Moralidad Individual y responsibilidad collectiva” 
Rómolo Aguillaume: “Trauma universal: désilusión e incertidumbre”
Miguel Angel: “Pandemia Tiempo e Espacio”

Trastorno Narcisista De La Personalidad En Tiempos Modernos, December 17, 2020
Laboratorios Bagó, Chile

Congreso Online de la API en la Comunidad - Psicoanálisis más allá del diván, December 12, 2020

International Psychoanalytic Association

A Virtual Conference on Psychoanalysis and The Pandemic, November 27-29, 2020
University College London, Psychoanalysis Unit, England

Learning from Lockdown Dreams: A conversation with Daniel Pick and Liz Allison, November 12, 2020
University College London, Psychoanalysis Unit

From Theory to Practice: Hypnosis for Pain Management, November 1, 2020
The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), US

Dr. Otto Kernberg Live Webinar from New York, "Classical Psychoanalysis and Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP): Comparison and Mutual Enrichment", October 17, 2020
Hallam Institute of Psychotherapy, England

John Steiner discusses new book, Illusion, Disillusion, and Irony in Psychoanalysis, with psychoanalyst, Susan Lawrence, October 10, 2020
Melanie Klein Trust, US

International Psychotherapy Institute, US
APsaA Workshops:
Part 1: Going online in the time of COVID 19, David Scharff, MD, 8 Apr 2020
Part 2: Ethics and Practicalities of Going Online for Therapy and Analysis Ralph Fiskin, DO and Sharon Blum, PhD, 8 Apr 2020
Part 3: Jeffrey Taxman, MD, 8 Apr 2020
Part 4: Online Teaching and Supervision Basics with David Scharff, MD and Lena Ehrlich, 8 Apr 2020,

Master Seminar Speakers Series 2018-2019: Aggression and Hatred in Therapy:
David Scharff, MD: Taming Destructiveness in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, September 21, 2018
Otto Kernberg, MD.: Aggression and Hatred in the Therapeutic Encounter, October 5, 2018
Janine Wanlass, PhD.: The Interplay Between Development and Aggression in Treatment November 2, 2018
Pat Hedegard, PhD.: Hidden Aggression, December 7, 2018
Ted Jacobs: Patients' Secrets, Analysts' Secrets Reflections on their Interaction, January 25, 2019
Ashbach: Trauma, Hate and Vengeance, February 22, 2019
Yolanda Varela: Stagnation When Hate is the Motivation Behind Failure and Success, March 29, 2019
Jim Poulton: The Usefulness of Hate in the Therapeutic Relationship, April 12, 2019
Henri Parens: The Multi-Trends Theory of Aggression, May 10, 2019

Master Seminar Speakers Series 2017-2018:
David Scharff, MD: Living Through Objects, September 8, 2017
The Island and the Main, October 13, 2017
Charles Ashbach, Ph.D.: The Reversible Perspective: Who the Object – Who the Subject, November 3, 2017
Jim Poulton, Ph.D.: What Does the Other (in Our Patients' Lives) Have to Do with It, December 8, 2017
Ron Aviram, Ph.D.: Can the Ingroup be an internal object, January 12, 2018
Carl Bagnini, LCSW, BCD: Dreaming Up, Re-Finding, and Grieving Lost Objects, February 9, 2018
The Self and Its Objects, March 9, 2018
Use of the Object, April 6, 2018
Nancy L. Bakalar, MD: Use of the Therapist’s Self, May 11, 2018


Publications and Presentations

Clinical Case Presentation of a patient with Narcissistic, Borderline and Dependent Personality Disorders, November 7, 2022
Presented to the Chilean Institute of Personality Disorders (ICHTP) and Potifica Universidad Catolica de Chile (UDA UC Christus), Chile.

Clinical Case Presentation of a patient with Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorder, October 14, 2022
Presented to Mexico TFP Peer Supervision Group

Clinical Case Presentation of a patient with Paranoid Personality Disorder, July 4, 2022
Presented to the Chilean Institute of Personality Disorders (ICHTP) and Potifica Universidad Catolica de Chile (UDA UC Christus), Chile.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder, June 17, 2022
Presented to Mexico TFP Peer Supervision Group

Summary Of Kernberg’s Hatred As A Core Affect of Aggression, June 9, 2022
Presented at the Psychodynamic Study Group.

Choosing To Be A Psychotherapist: An Exploration Of Unconscious Motivations, August 2, 2021
Presented at the online meeting of the Chile TFP Supervision Group, Instituto Chileno de Trastorno de Personalidad, TFP Chile.

An Exploration Of The Unconscious Motivation For Choosing To Be A Psychotherapist, July 9, 2021.
Presented at the online meeting of the Grupo TFP Mexico, Peer Supervision Group, Society of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy.

Introduction To Kernberg’s TFP Group Psychotherapy, June 3, 2021.
Presented at the online meeting of the London and Maudsley International Society of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Study Group of TFP in Groups.

Social Work Practice with Chronic Pain Management, Chapter 24 in Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings, edited by Michael Holosko, Canadian Scholars Press, 1994.

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