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The Southwest Psychoanalytic Society is a non-profit educational and community service organization, founded in 1997, and is an affiliate of the American Psychoanalytic Association.  Its mission is to enhance the psychological growth and emotional well-being of Arizonans, in an enduring way.


Biennial Series from SPS
The Enduring Legacy of Psychoanalysis:
Research and Clinical Practice


December 1, 2018


Nancy McWilliams, PhD


 Broadening Our Clinical Lens on Individualities and Personality Disorders:  Implication for Therapy



Below are links to Dr. McWilliams slides from the workshop:
Depressive & Self-Defeating Personalities-slides.pptx

Individuality & Psychotherapy-slides.pptx

Levels of Severity of Personality Organization: Implications for Treatment-slides.pptx