Riggs Clinicians at the 2018 Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) Annual Convention
Washington Marriott Georgetown
Thursday, March 15 / 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Scientific Session–Symposium H
“Neurocognitive Testing, Personality Assessment, and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: An Integrative Clinical Intervention”
Presenters: Christina Biedermann, PsyD; Michael Blake, PsyD; Heather Churchill, PhD; and Jed Yalof*, PsyD, ABPP, ABSNP
Friday, March 16 / 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Interest Group–Psychoanalytic Assessment
Co-chaired by: Christina Biedermann, PsyD
Friday, March 16 / 2:15-4:15 p.m.
Scientific Session–Integrated Paper Session K
“Further Advancements in the Development of the SCORS-G”**
Presenter: A. Jill Clemence, PhD
**Katie Lewis, PhD, is a coauthor of the paper being presented
Saturday, March 17 / 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Scientific Session–Integrated Paper Session C
“20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: A Deep Dive Into the Personality of the Complex Psychiatric Patient”
Chair: Steven J. Ackerman, PhD
Discussant: Marilyn Charles, PhD, ABPP
Presentation #1: “Changes in Mentalization in Borderline Versus Narcissistic Patients” by David Neal, MA
Presentation #2: “Exploring the Anaclitic and Introjective Personality Types: What Can We Learn?” by Seth Pitman, PhD
Presentation #3: “Comparing Social Cognition between Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorder” by Jeremy Ridenour, PsyD
Presentation #4: “Still, and In Motion: An EMA Case Study of Interpersonal Dynamics” by Katie Lewis, PhD
*Dr. Yalof will also be presenting: (1) “Psychological Testing and Psychoanalysis: Big Talk No Action” (with Tony Bram, PhD) as part of a symposium on Integrating Psychological Assessment and the Psychoanalytic Paradigm: More Than A Reconciliation; (2) a paper discussing each symposia paper; (3) “Sequential Narrative Approach to Rorschach Interpretation” as part of a symposium on The Assessment Framework: Testing the Limits; and (4) as a discussant of papers presented at symposium on Practical and Ethical Problems in Assessment.