Erikson Institute


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.

Ongoing Educational Events

Erikson Institute
January 27, 2017
Warren Spielberg, PhD, and Kirkland C. Vaughans, PhD present at a Friday Night Guest Lecture at the Austen Riggs Center.
Erikson Institute
January 28, 2017
Saturday Morning Clinical Workshop with Warren Spielberg, PhD.
Paul Lippmann, PhD is the 2016 Austen Riggs Center Alumni Reunion Co-Chair.
February 10, 2017
Paul Lippmann, PhD presents at a Friday Night Guest Lecture at the Austen Riggs Center.

External Events

Travels with a Masked Man
January 18, 2017
Travels with a Masked Man starring John Hadden on January 18, 2017 at 7:00pm.
David Mintz, MD, Team Leader/Staff Psychiatrist at the Austen Riggs Center.
January 25, 2017
The Austen Riggs Center clinician, Dr. David Mintz, will be presenting at the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona
February 15, 2017
Andrew Gerber, MD, PhD, Medical Director and CEO of the Austen Riggs Center will present Grand Rounds at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.


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