Previous Front Porch Lectures


1999 – 2010

July 23, 1999
The Impact of Trauma within Attachment: Children’s Lives, Children’s Drawings: Issues for Mental Health professionals
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

August 24, 1999
Using video studies of parents and infants to gain insight into critical non-verbal communications in psychotherapy
By Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D.

Sept 25, 1999
Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Crucial Differences in Diagnosis and Treatment
By Cynthia Divino, Ph.D. and Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D (discussant)

Nov 5, 1999
Contemplating the Face of Trauma: Understanding the Enduring Consequences of Abuse and Neglect in Infancy. A workshop integrating research findings & treatment strategies
By Janet Dean and Mary Sue Moore

May 5, 2000
The Psychobiology & Psychodynamics of Working with Trauma Survivors
By Ellen Greenhouse and Mary Sue Moore

Jan 19, 2001
The Impact of Procedural Memory in Psychotherapy Understanding the Neural Basis of Learning, Character & Relationships
By Jim Grigsby, David Stevens and Mary Sue Moore

May 10, 2001
Happy Selves, Content Relationships, Bountiful Communities
By Rick Foster

Aug 20, 2001
Faces in Relation: An Adult Treatment of Early Trauma
By Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D.

Sept. 14, 2001
The Body Bears the Burden:Trauma, Dissociation and Disease
By Robert C. Scaer, M.D. and Marcus Kurek, PT, MA, SEP

November 2, 2001
DREAMS AND DRAWINGS AFTER TRAUMA: Assessing Recovery from Trauma in Children and Adults
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D. & Patricia Kelly, M.A., L.P.C.

August 22, 2003
Mother-infant research and treatment: A video lecture
By Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D.

June 11, 2004
Brain, Trauma, and Attachment (part I): Understanding and Treating “controlling” and “disorganizing” relationships
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

October 8 & 15, 2004
What therapists need to know about psychopharmacology
By Marcy Cooper, MD

October 22, 2004
Brain, Trauma & Attachment:
Recognizing and Treating “Disorganized” and “Controlling” Relationships, Part II

By Mary Sue Moore & Rosemary Wrzos

December 1, 8, & 15, 2004
Attachment & Trauma: A Special Issues Seminar
By Mary Sue Moore

May 12, 2005
Regulation of the Right Brain: A Fundamental Mechanism of Attachment, Trauma, and Psychotherapy
By Allan Shore, Ph.D.

Sept 24, 2005
The Science of Trauma and its Applications to the Treatment of Children
By Bob Tinker, Ph.D. and Sandra Wilson, Ph.D.

Oct 4, 2005
Help for Parents of Children with Bipolar Disorder
By Cindy Divino, Ph.D.

Oct 20, 27 & Nov 3, 2005
Attachment, Trauma, and the Brain: Clinical Issues
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

Nov 18, 2005
Integrating Mind and Body: The Treatment of Trauma and Attachment Disorders
By Pat Ogden, Ph.D.

Nov 19, 2005
Integrating Mind and Body: Discussion
By Pat Ogden, Ph.D.

Feb 13, 2006
Attachment-related Interventions for Breaking Intergenerational Cycles of Trauma
By Sharon Melnick, Ph.D.

Aug 11, 2006
Neuropsychological & Projective Assessment of Traumatized Children: Diagnostic & Treatment Implications
By Cheryl Muzio, Ph.D.

Nov 2 and 6, 2006
Changes in Representations of Self and ‘Other’ in the Dreams and Drawings of Traumatized Children & Adults Level 1 & 2
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

Nov 9, 2006
Help For Parents & Caregivers of Children With Bipolar Disorder
By Cynthia Divino, Ph.D.

March 2, 2007
Implications of Internalized Racism on Clinical Practice
By Joshua Miller, PhDChair, Social Welfare Policy and Services, Smith College School of Social Work

July 2, 2007
The Prediction of 12-Month Disorganized Attachment from 4-Month Mother-Infant Interaction: a Microanalysis
By Beatrice Beebe, PhDClinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Columbia University

Nov 2, 2007
Trauma, Healing and Transformation: Restoring the Mind/Brain/Body Continuum
By Robert Scaer, M.D.

May 9, 2008
Unique Mindfulness Tools to Help Clients Manage Overwhelming Affect
By Shelly Young, M.A., L.P.C., CAC III

Sep 26, 2008
Central State: What is it and why does it matter?
By Jim Grigsby, Ph.D. and Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

March 13, 2009
Attachment Trauma and Neurobiology: Clinical Paradigms & Interventions
By Jane D. Conron, Ph.D.

June 26, 2009
Dissociative Indicators in Children’s Human Figure Drawings: Post-Trauma Brain Neurobiology & Projective Processes
By Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.

Sep 25, 2009
EMDR Toolbox: EMDR Related Methods of Safely Targeting Psychological Defenses in Clients with Complex PTSD
By Jim Knipe, Ph.D.

April 30, 2010
A Psychobiological Approach To Couples Therapy
By Stan Tatkin

July 9 and 23, 2010
Integrating Neurobiological Findings Into Clinical Practice
By Cynthia Divino and Mary Sue Moore