Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute 


Friday, June 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT
Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Mount Sinai Hospital 
600 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G1X5

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Connie Kim 
Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute 
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Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) 2.0: Beyond Basics 

Dates: (Thursday June 14), Friday June 15 & Saturday June 16, 2018

Faculty: Drs. John Markowitz, Edward McAnanama, Paula Ravitz, and Holly A. Swartz

For therapists with or without prior IPT training, this workshop provides an opportunity to refine IPT practice through highly interactive, experiential learning.   The workshop will include didactic teaching, clinical demonstrations, and participatory role plays. In a collegial atmosphere with expert IPT trainers, therapy practitioners can learn IPT basics and beyond, strengthening your abilities to deploy key IPT strategies and to utilize novel theoretical frameworks to manage difficult clinical problems or roadblocks in IPT.

For clinicians new to IPT or wanting a refresher, an introductory foundational half-day (June 14, 12:45pm-5pm) that precedes the two days will cover the key IPT elements.  

Participants new to IPT can enroll in the 2.5 day workshop, and those experienced in IPT, in the 2-day workshop.  For the agenda, click here.



2 Days:
Allied Health : $395
MD : $450

2.5 Days:
Allied Health : $450
MD : $495

**Profits from this workshop will be donated to the ISIPT.**

Course Faculty

John Markowitz, MD, Research Psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Professor at Columbia University, has researched and lectured widely on IPT. He is author, co-author, or editor of 20 books and has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. He serves on several journal editorial boards and is Editor-in-Chief of Comprehensive Psychiatry.

Edward McAnanama, PhD, Manager of the Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Program and The Cyril & Dorothy, Joel & Jill Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support and Training, co-founded the first IPT Clinic in Canada. Dr. McAnanama has participated as a study-therapist in 3 different IPT research studies and trained and supervised many IPT clinicians over the past 25 years.

Paula Ravitz, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto, Sinai Health System Morgan Firestone Psychotherapy Chair, and President of the International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (ISIPT).  Her clinical practice focuses on Mentalizing and IPT for patients with insecure patterns of relating and her research focuses on IPT for adult and perinatal depression and the dissemination of evidence-supported psychotherapies.

Holly A. Swartz, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, is well known for her work in IPT and Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT) as treatments for unipolar depression and bipolar disorder. Her research focuses on the role of IPSRT and pharmacotherapy in the management of bipolar II depression and IPT in the management of maternal depression, both in the perinatal period and in the context of high-risk families with psychiatrically ill offspring.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A $50.00 handling fee will be deducted upon cancellation.  Refund requests must be received in writing at least 2 weeks prior to the start date.  In this 2 week period, 50% will be refunded. However, after the start of the workshop, no refunds will be given.