Coordinators and Speakers


Marion F. Solomon, PhD

Director of Clinical Training at the Lifespan Learning Institute; private practice working with individuals, couples and group psychotherapy; author, Narcissism and Intimacy, Lean on Me; Co-Author, Love and War in Intimate Relationships, Co-Editor, The Healing Power of Emotion; Countertransference in Couples Therapy

Bonnie Goldstein, PhD

Adjunct Professor, USC School of Social Work; Psychology Consultant, Lifespan Learning Institute; author, I’ll Know What to Do; Co-Editor, Handbook of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, Vol. I & II.


Sir Richard Bowlby

Sir Richard Bowlby, The Bowlby Centre, London, UK; international lecturer and consultant on attachment theory

Gay Bradshaw, Ph.D, Ph.D.

Gay Bradshaw, Ph.D, Ph.D., Executive Director, The Kerulos Center, Jacksonville, Oregon; author, Elephants on the Edge: What Animals Teach us About Humanity

Philip Bromberg, Ph.D

Philip Bromberg, Ph.D, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology and Clinical Consultant, Postdoctoral Psychology Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, NYU; Supervising Analyst, William Alanson White Institute; author, The Shadow of the Tsunami and the Growth of the Relational Mind

Louis Cozolino, PhD

Louis Cozolino Ph.D, Professor of Psychology, Pepperdine University; author, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain and Attachment-Based Teaching: Creating a Tribal Classroom

Alex Katehakis, MFT

Alexandra Katehakis, MFT, Clinical Director, Center for Healthy Sex Los Angeles; Senior Fellow, The Meadows; author, Erotic Intelligence and co-author, Making Advances.

Ruth Lanius, MD, Ph.D

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD. Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; author, The Impact of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease and Healing the Traumatized Self (in press)

Christopher Kennedy Lawford, J.D.

Christopher Kennedy Lawford, JD, Los Angeles, California, activist working with the United Nations, the Canadian Center on Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, and The Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation; actor; author, Moments of Clarity and Recover to Live.

Jennifer McIntosh, Ph.D

Jennifer McIntosh, Ph.D. Director, Family Transitions, Melbourne, Australia; Adjunct Professor, La Trobe University. Editorial Boards of Family Court Review and Journal of Family Studies; author of research studies for the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department of Family and Community Studies

Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D

Darcia Narvaez, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana; author, Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy and Handbook of Moral and Character Education

Pat Ogden Ph.D

Pat Ogden, PhD, Founder and Director, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute; Co-Founder, Hakomi Institute; Faculty, Naropa University; international lecturer; author, Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy; and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment

Drew Pinsky, M.D.

Drew Pinsky, M.D., Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; American Board of Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine Specialist; radio and television personality. Dr. Drew is the host of  "Dr. Drew On Call" on HLN airing Monday through Thursday nights at 9 pm ET/PT

Allan Schore, Ph.D

Allan N. Schore, Ph.D. Associate Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA; Honorary Membership, American Psychoanalytic Association; international lecturer; author, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self; Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self; and The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy; Private Practice, Northridge, California

Judith Schore, Ph.D

Judith R. Schore, Ph.D. LCSW; Dean of Students and Core Faculty Member, The Sanville Institute; Associate Director of Clinical Training and Curriculum Development, and Faculty, Reiss-Davis Child Study Center; Faculty member, The Graduate Center for Child Development and Psychotherapy at Reiss-Davis Institute; Private Practice, Northridge, California

Dan Siegel, MD

Dan Siegel, MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA; Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association; Executive Director, Mindsight Institute; Author, Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT

Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA; Executive Director, PACT® Institute, author, Your Brain on Love, Wired for Love, Love and War in Intimate Relationships

Margaret Wilkinson

Margaret Wilkinson, Jungian Analyst and a professional member of the Society of Analytical Psychology; member of the editorial board of the Journal of Analytical Psychology; author, Coming Into Mind. The Mind-Brain Relationship: A Jungian Clinical Perspective and Changing Minds in Therapy: Emotion, Attachment, Trauma & Neurobiology.