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Ethics a Deux: Problems in Cyberspace in our Digital Era, and the Ethics of Supervision, Presented by Glen Gabbard, MD

posted Dec 16, 2020, 7:57 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society   [ updated Dec 16, 2020, 8:09 AM ]
Ethics a Deux: Problems in Cyberspace in Our Digital Era, and the Ethics of Supervision

Presented by Glen Gabbard, MD
Saturday, February 6, 2021
9:00 AM – 12:15 PM CST


Zoom Conference
*Pre-Registration required for Zoom invitation

Registration Fees
Active Members: $75
Friend Members: $90
Student Members: $40
Non-members: $100

Dr. Gabbard will address two areas of ethics for mental health professionals. He will first discuss the complications of the digital era in the practice of psychotherapy and then he will outline common problems in the provision of supervision to psychotherapists.

  1. Explain the legal and ethical complications of communicating with patients via texting, email, and social media.
  2. State guidelines on googling one's patients.
  3. Describe common ethical problems confronted in psychotherapy supervision. 
Dr. Glen Gabbard is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and Training and Supervising Analyst in the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston. He is also in private practice in Houston. Dr. Gabbard has authored or edited 27 books, including Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice: 5th edition, an all-time best seller at American Psychiatric Publishing, Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: a Basic Text: 2nd edition, Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Psychiatry and the Cinema, and The Psychology of The Sopranos. He has also published over 350 scientific papers and book chapters. Previous positions include Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine from 2001-2011 and Director of the Menninger Hospital in Topeka, Kansas from 1989-1994. He has received many honors and awards, including the American Psychiatric Association/NIMH Vestermark Award for Psychiatric Education in 2010 and the prestigious Mary Sigourney Award of the American Psychoanalytic Association in 2000 for outstanding contributions to psychoanalysis. He was Joint Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis from 2001- 2007, the first non-British analyst to hold that position, and served as President of the American College of Psychiatrists from 2006- 2007. Dr. Gabbard’s textbooks have been translated into Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Danish, Chinese, Greek, Romanian, and Spanish. He lectures throughout Europe, South America, and Australia, as well as the United States and Canada.
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