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

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December 8, 2016
"The Manchurian Candidate" viewing followed by discussion led by Andrew Gerber, MD, PhD
Erikson Institute
December 9, 2016
Fred Volkmar, MD presents "The Challenges and Opportunities in Psychotherapeutic Work with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders"
Erikson Institute
January 27, 2017
Warren Spielberg, PhD, and Kirkland C. Vaughans, PhD present "Working Across Racial Lines"

External Events

Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD, is the CEO/Medical Director of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA.
December 14, 2016
Andrew Gerber, MD, PhD, to present Grand Rounds at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center 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