Conference Presentations

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Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Computation and therapy. Panel presentation. Computational Psychiatry Course, New York. July 21 2022

 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology. Discussant. 2022 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Seattle Washington, July 12 2022.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Psychoanalytic Research. Access Institute for Psychological Services, San Francisco, CA. 1 day workshop

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Challenges and opportunities when measuring meaningful therapeutic change. Structured discussion at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022.

 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. The Future of Psychotherapy Research:  What Journal Editors envision for the Future and Pathways of Getting There. Structured discussion at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Gomez Penedo, JM. Personalization in psychotherapy: Going beyond treatment selection. Semi plenary presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Putting the patient in the driver seat; patients’ perceptions and guidance of the treatment process. Panel presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022. 

Silverman*, J., Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Coping Strategies and Defense Mechanisms: A Third Act Scoping Review. Brief Paper presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022.

Zalman*, H., Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Treatment Retention among Patients with Pathological Narcissism: Qualitative Analysis of Completed and Dropout Cases. Poster presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research 53rd Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. July 2022.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Adapting to an unreal world: What can we learn from psychotherapists and patients? Plenary speaker at 4th International Psychology & Mental Health Webinar 2022. Feb 04 2022

Zalman, H* & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Treatment Retention among Patients with Pathological Narcissism: Qualitative Analysis of Completed and Dropout Cases. Accepted paper presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Bekes, V, Spina, D*. How real is the relationship between analysts and patients in psychoanalytic treatment? Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Bekes, V., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Spina, D*. Development of a new observer-rated measure to assess the real relationship in psychotherapy sessions. Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Spina, D*., Bekes, V., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Development of a psychotherapy process prototype for the Real Relationship. Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K,. Kealy, D., Silberschatz, G., Luo, Z and McCollum, J. Patient-driven processes in psychotherapy. Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Luo, X., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Bekes, V., Prout, T., & Hoffman, L. Do we share more about ourselves to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic? A longitudinal study of therapists’ self-disclosure in psychotherapy sessions from therapists and patients’ perspectives. Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Bekes, V., Sthrakhman, A., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. “A little less magical” but much more convenient: Psychotherapy patients' experiences with telepsychotherapy during the pandemic. Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Metzger, E, & Bekes, V., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Adjusting to a New Reality: Consensual Qualitative Research on Therapists’ Experiences with Telepsychotherapy . Accepted panel presentation. Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 38th Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Adapting to an unreal world: What can we learn from psychotherapists and patients? Faculty and student retreat workshop at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia. USA. November 15, 2021

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. 2021 Treatment Selection Idea Lab (TSIL2021). Trier University, Germany. September 16, 2021

Roberts, K., Bekes., V., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Consensual Qualitative Research on Therapists’ Experiences with Telepsychotherapy. Division 39 APA 41st Annual Meeting. Virtual conference. March 31, 2021


Sthrakman, A., Bekes, V., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. “A little less magical” but much more convenient: Psychotherapy patients' experiences with online psychodynamic therapy during the pandemic. Division 39 APA. 41st Annual Meeting. Virtual conference. March 31, 2021

Ferstenberg*, Y. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Bate, J. The relationship between nonverbal skills and interpersonal effectiveness and the effect of therapist training. Poster presented at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) Virtual World Conference June 24, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Machine learning applications in psychotherapy research. Presented at Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Heidelberg, Germany, June 23, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. The incorporation of telepsychotherapy to the routine practice during the pandemic: Challenges for research and training of psychotherapists Discussion panel at Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Heidelberg, Germany, June 23, 2021.

Silverman, J., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Bekes, V., Luo,, X., Prout,, T., & Hoffman, L. Therapists’ Defenses During COVID. Presented at Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Heidelberg, Germany, June 23, 2021.

Bekes, V., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Luo,, X., Prout,, T., & Stukenberg, K., Hoffman, L. Therapists’ experiences and attitudes towards remote therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented at Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Heidelberg, Germany, June 23, 2021.

Kealy, D., McCollum, J., Silberschatz, G., Aafjes-van Doorn, K.,  Luo, X., & Curtis, J. The patient’s efforts to prevent treatment failure: An evidence-based case study of coaching and premature termination in psychotherapy. Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 11, 2021.

Luo, X., Good, E., Turchan, J., Levendosky, A., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., McCollum, J., & Kealy, D., Comparing patient’s and therapist’s efforts in preventing treatment failures using the rupture-repair framework and the coaching framework. Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 11, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Silberschatz, G., Bechner, V.., & Ahrendt, T. Perspectives on corrective emotional experiences in psychotherapy. Discussant at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 10, 2021.

Ferstenberg*, Y. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Bate, J. The relationship between nonverbal skills and interpersonal effectiveness and the effect of therapist training. Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 11, 2021.

Bekes, V., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Talia, A., Spina, D., & Perry, C. Attachment security, defense mechanisms, and depression – how do they relate to each other in depressed patients during treatment?  Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 10, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Prout, T., & Smith*, L. Changing Attitudes Towards Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 10, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K, Prout, T, Bekes, V, & Stukenberg, K., Hoffman, L. Experiencing the transition to remote therapy, attitudes towards online therapy. Presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 376h Annual Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. June 10, 2021.

Bekes, V., Spina*, D., Aafjes-van Doorn, K, (accepted for 2020, June). The impact of attachment and defense mechanisms in psychotherapy: a pilot study. Paper to be presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amherst, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K, Bekes, V, & Hoffman, L. Psychodynamic and Analytic therapists’ transition to online therapy during COVID. Division 39 for Psychoanalysis Round Table Discussion. (Invited Speaker) March 19, 2021.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Prout, T, & Smith*, L. Changing attitudes towards evidence-based psychodynamic psychotherapy. Panel presentation at Science Session at American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) National meeting Feb 27 2021.

Weishoff,* N., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. Creation and measurement of an adherence scale for a manualized psychodynamic psychotherapy for children. Panel presentation at Science Session at American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) National meeting Feb 27 2021.

 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Prout, T, & Smith*, L. Changing attitudes towards evidence-based psychodynamic psychotherapy. 2021 Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) Mid-Winter Meeting. Jan 15 2021.

Ferstenberg*, Y., Kufferath-lin,* T., Aafjes-van Doorn, K, & Prout, T.A. (accepted for 2020, June). Psychotherapy process for parents in regulation focused psychotherapy for children. Paper to be presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amherst, USA.

Isaacs*, J., Bate,J., Prout,T.A., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K (accepted for 2020, June). From reducing children’s disruptive behavior to enhancing parental reflective functioning: Paper to be presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amherst, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (accepted for 2020, June). Scaling up FIS training; Some machine learning experiments. Paper to be presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amherst, USA.

Tsakas*, A., Aafjes-van Doorn, K, Prout, T., & Bate, J., (accepted for 2020, May). Integrating deliberate practice into psychodynamic psychotherapy training in a doctorate program. Paper to be presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 366h Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K, Kamsteeg*, C., & Bate, J., (accepted for 2020, May). Scaling up deliberate practice by using machine learning tools. Paper to be presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 366h Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2020, February). Research on Recorded Psychoanalyses. Paper presented at the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) National Meeting, New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2020, January). Outcome research. Invited speaker at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education, New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2019, September). How do therapists change during EDT core training programs? Paper presented at the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA) conference, Boston, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Bate, J., & Prout, T., (2019, September). Deliberate practice for psychotherapy training. Yeshiva University Faculty Symposium, New York, NY.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Bate, J., & Prout, T. (2019, July). Improving psychotherapy training; the evaluation of two methods. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. & Prout, T. A., (2019, June). Changes in trainees’ attitudes towards evidence-based psychodynamic treatments. Paper presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 35th Annual Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Kealy, D., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Joyce, A.J. (2019, June). Improving self-esteem through integrative group psychotherapy: Quality of object relations as a moderator of the alliance-outcome relationship among patients with personality dysfunction. Paper presented at Society for Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) 35th Annual Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Kufferath-Lin*, T., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Prout, T. A. (2019, April). Parental reflective functioning in Regulation Focused Psychotherapy for Children: Initial findings using the Psychotherapy Process Q-Set (PQS). Poster presented at Division 39 Spring Meeting, Philadelphi, USA.

Barnhill Bayne, H., Dietlin, O., Michel, R., Impellizzeri, J., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2019, March). Strategies for addressing politically divided relationships in counseling. Paper presented at the annual American Counseling Association meeting, New Orleans, USA. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2019, February). Building bridges between research and clinical practice. Examining the psychoanalytic process: innovative research methods. Paper presented at the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) National Meeting, New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2018, September). Evidence-based psychodynamic psychotherapy? Invited talk at the September meeting of Essex Union Psychological Association, Livingston, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., (2018, June). Affect attunement in psychotherapy for panic disorder: A potential mechanism of change. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Kamsteeg*, C. (2018, June). Cognitive mediation of the relationship between childhood trauma and adult psychopathology: A systematic review of the empirical findings. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Portier*, K., & Kamsteeg*, C. (2018, June). A dialectical behavior therapy skills group in a psychoanalytic community service: A pilot study of assimilative integration. Poster presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Garay, C.J., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., & Etchebarne, I. (2018, June). Psychotherapy for personal growth? A comparison of South and North American practices. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Kuprian, N., Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Portier, K., Kamsteeg, C., Cole, N., & Michaela, B., (2017, June). Therapeutic immediacy in psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression: Assessing therapists` contributions to successful vs. unsuccessful in-session discussions of the therapeutic relationship. Paper presented at the international meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Liu*, Y., & Aafjes-van Doorn, K., (2018, June). Using videotaped therapy sessions in supervision. Paper presented at the 2018 International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

McCollum, J. & Aafjes-van Doorn, K., (2018, June). Assessing Pathogenic Beliefs and their relationship between negative experience and psychopathology. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2018, June). Rupture and repair in psychotherapy attunement: An example of failed technical integration. Poster presented at Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI)’s 34nd Annual Conference, New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2018, March). Evidence-based psychodynamic psychotherapy: An art or a science? Invited talk at The Frontiers in Psychology Program, Yeshiva University. New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2018, February). Role of affect attunement in Panic Focused Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Paper presented at the American Psychoanalytic Association (ApsaA) Spring Meeting New York, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2017, June). The internalization of adverse early parenting experiences. Paper presented at the international meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Toronto, Canada.

 

Solomonov, N, & Aafjes-van Doorn, K (2017, June). Testing the assumptions of mentalization theories: The relation between reflective function, personality disorders, and improvement in interpersonal functioning in CBT and Psychodynamic Therapy. Paper presented at the International meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Toronto, Canada.

 

Minges, M.V., Perry, J.C., Milrod, B, Chambless, D., Aafjes-van Doorn, K, & Barber, J.P. (2017, June). Defense mechanism use and change within treatment for panic disorder: A preliminary analysis. Paper presented at the 2017 international meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Toronto, Canada. 

Finch, J., Solomonov, N, Minges, M.V., Perry, J.C., Milrod, B, Chambless, D., Aafjes-van Doorn, K, & Barber, J.P. (2017, June). Gender differences in use of defense mechanisms in Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for panic disorder. Poster presented at the 2017 international meeting of the Society of Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Toronto, Canada. 

Barber, J. P., Sahin, Z, Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2017, January). The progress in mental health project: A naturalistic study of psychotherapy. Poster presented at the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Long Beach, USA. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2016, November). Utilizing Measure-Based Feedback in Control-Mastery Theory: A Clinical Error. Paper presented at the North America Society for Psychotherapy Research (NA-SPR) Chapter Meeting, Berkeley, USA.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Macdonald, J., & Lilliengren, (2016, November). Patients’ affective processes in initial EDT sessions: A case study. Paper presented at the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA) Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2016, July). Pathogenic beliefs mediate the relationship between adverse parenting and psychopathology. Poster presented at SITAR 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research, Berlin, Germany.

 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K., Macdonald, J. Cooper, A., Lilliengren, P. (2016, June) Micro-analysis of patients’ affective processes in initial EDT sessions. Paper presented at the 47th International Annual Meeting Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Jerusalem, Israel. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. & Chitre G. (2016, June). Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills group in a psychoanalytic community psychology service: A pilot study. Poster presented at Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI)’s 32nd Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. & Silberschatz G (2015, June). Validity of the Pathogenic Belief Scale. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Philadelphia, USA. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. (2013, September). The importance of initial therapy sessions. A systematic review. Paper presented at the United Kingdom Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (UK-SPR) Annual Conference, Oxford, UK. 

Aafjes-van Doorn, K. & Macdonald J. (2012, October). The effect of the initial Experiential Dynamic Therapy Session. Paper presented at the 3rd Joint Meeting of the European Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (EU-SPR), Porto, Portugal.