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.

If you have a specific grievance or complaint about a speaker, program content, delivery of credits, or accessibility please send your concern to our Continuing Education Coordinator: Ms. Kathleen Young at Kathleen.Young@austenriggs.net or Ms. Kathleen Young, Austen Riggs Center, 25 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262.


Erikson Institute
October 15, 2021 to October 16, 2021
This is s a VIRTUAL event and requires advance registration. 

Ongoing Educational Events

Stephanie Schechter, PsyD presents a virtual grand rounds at Austen Riggs.
September 17, 2021
Virtual Grand Rounds with Stephanie Schechter, PsyD
2021 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media
October 18, 2021
Join us virtually as we celebrate the recipients of the 2021 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media.
Samuel Justin Sinclair, PhD
October 29, 2021
Virtual Grand Rounds with Samuel Justin Sinclair, PhD.

External Events

Dr. Katie Lewis is a research psychologist at the Austen Riggs Center.
October 24, 2021
Katie Lewis, PhD, will virtually present at the annual McCary Fund Donors’ Conference sponsored by Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association. Nancy McWilliams, PhD, ABPP, will join to discuss Lewis’ work.


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