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Meet the Speakers: Principles of Supportive Psychotherapy Course

WCP Online Learning Program || Course 2 || Principles of Supportive Psychotherapy

April 22, 2021 @ 12pm UTC (3 hour course beginning at 8 AM EST, USA time) ________________________________________________________________


Dr. César A. Alfonso (USA)-Course Director

Chair of the WPA Psychotherapy Section

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Columbia University Medical Center

Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry Universitas Indonesia

Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, National University of Malaysia

César A. Alfonso, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Adjunct Professor at the University of Indonesia and Visiting Professor at the National University of Malaysia. He teaches at New York Medical College and Northwell Health in New York. He is Chair of WPA’s Psychotherapy Section. His work includes the study of the psychodynamic determinants of treatment adherence, biopsychosocial and transcultural aspects of suicide, the clinical care of persons with low vision and medical multimorbidities and design of psychotherapy courses. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Fellow of the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP), the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) and the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis (AAPDPP). He was President of the AAPDPP (2010-2012). Dr. Alfonso is Editor of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and has published over 100 articles, 17 textbook chapters and two edited books: Suicide by Self-Immolation: Biopsychosocial and Transcultural Aspects (Springer, 2021) and Advances in Psychodynamic Psychiatry (Guilford Press, 2018). He is an editor in the upcoming (2022) book Tasman’s Psychiatry (Springer, 2022).

Dr. Erin Crocker (USA)

Co-Chair of Psychotherapy Committee,