Erikson Institute

Upcoming Events

The Erikson Institute organizes, hosts and participates in a range of conferences, lectures, and workshops. For a full listing, view our Calendar of Events. The Erikson Institute also offers continuing education (CE) / continuing medical education (CME) credits online. Presentations from past conferences can be found in the Resource Center.


September 23, 2017
Mental Health Parity, Ethics, and the Law: What clinicians, patients, and advocates should know

External Events

Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD Is the medical director/CEO of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA.
May 31, 2017
Medical Director/CEO Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD, will be teaching a Development/Psychopathology course to first year Child Psychiatry Fellows at New York Presbyterian in New York, NY.
Dr. Andrew J. Gerber is the CEO/Medical Director of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA.
June 1, 2017
Dr. Andrew Gerber is speaking at this full-day event at Jiminy Peak.
Katie Lewis, PhD, is a research psychologist at the Austen Riggs Center.
June 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Katie Lewis, PhD, will be attending the Aeschi 9: Suicide Across the Lifespan: Relational Models of Treatment 2017 in Vail, Colorado.


The Erikson Institute hosts several annual conferences each year designed to share our learning and expertise and to learn from others including:

  • College Counseling Center Conference
  • Conference on Developmental Psychopathology, Family Process and Social Context (in collaboration with the Yale University School of Medicine)
  • Fall Conference for clinicians and scholars

Ongoing Educational Events

The Erikson Institute organizes a variety of regular and special events, including:

  • Friday Night Guest Lecture Series
  • Film Forum
  • Media Colloquy (Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media)
  • Saturday Morning Clinical Workshop

External Events

From attending and presenting at conferences to hosting clinical and relationship building events, the Austen Riggs Center is committed to connecting with the larger world of mental health through:

  • Grand Rounds presentations
  • Presentations and attendance at conferences
  • Relationship building events