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Narcissism and its Discontents Glen Gabbard, M.D. Holly Crisp, M.D.

posted Aug 7, 2018, 9:25 AM by Cristy Jennings   [ updated Aug 23, 2018, 7:01 AM ]
Presentation Co-Sponsored by The Jung Center
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00 PM -9:00 PM
7:00 PM Networking | 7:30 PM Presentation 
The Jung Center - 5200 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
This event is free and open to the public.
CEU Fees (1.5 credit hours)
Members & Students: No Charge
Friends: $20 | Non-members: $40

Narcissism is one of the vaguest terms in psychoanalytic discourse. Does it mean that
people with this condition love themselves too much? Or does it mean that they are
incapable of love? Do they really want to be loved or just admired? There is also ambiguity
about when positive self-esteem turns into self-admiration that is pathological. Moreover,
research suggests that there are a number of subtypes of narcissistic personality disorder
that appear in different configurations. In this presentation we will discuss the pleomorphic
nature of pathological narcissism and outline strategies for treatment.

1. To educate mental health professionals about the subtypes of narcissistic personality disorder.
2. To inform audience members about the relational components of narcissistic personality disorder
3. To illustrate treatment strategies with narcissistic patients

Glen Gabbard, MD 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 28 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: 3rd edition, Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Textbook of Psychoanalysis, Love and Hate in the Analytic Setting, Psychiatry and the Cinema, and The Psychology of The Sopranos. His most recent book is Narcissism and Its Discontents: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Strategies with Narcissistic Patients, co-authored with Dr. Holly Crisp. 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 also served as Director of the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis from 1996-2001. 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 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.

Holly Crisp, MD is in the private practice of psychoanalysis and psychiatry in Houston. She is on the faculty of the Center for
Psychoanalytic Studies and is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Her new co-authored
book (with Glen O. Gabbard), Narcissism and its Discontents: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Treatment Strategies in Narcissistic
Patients, was published in April 2018. She previously co-authored Professionalism in Psychiatry and has also written papers
on narcissism, the education of psychiatric residents, development of psychotherapeutic and psychoanalytic identity, teaching boundaries and ethics, as well as boundary violations and mentalizing. She teaches psychodynamic psychotherapy in the Baylor residency program and courses at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.