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.

External Events

March 12, 2016
Riggs staff to present at the 2016 Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) annual convention. The 2016 theme is "Personality Assessment: Discovering Connections."
Jane Tillman, PhD, ABPP
March 12, 2016
Dr. Jane Tillman will be presenting "The Effect of Patient Suicide on Clinicians" for the Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology.
The Austen Riggs Center schedule of external events.
March 31, 2016 to April 3, 2016
The Austen Riggs Center will be exhibiting at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America's annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


The Erikson Institute is involved in a few 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