American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Maroda will be giving the Louis Ormont lecture on March 2, 2019, in Los Angeles, California at the American Group Psychotherapy Association annual meeting, AGPA Connect. These meetings run from February 25-March 2. AGPA serves as the voice of group therapy for mental health clinicians and the public-at-large, both nationally and internationally. The AGPA provides vital information on group psychotherapy in a variety of ways; their efforts provide global access to group psychotherapy education and professional development, research, and outreach services. Click here for more information.

Empowering Women – Women and Power: Not a Contradiction
March 29, 2019, (Session time: 9:45 – 10:30 am).

In spite of decades of feminism, young women remain ambivalent about openly seeking power. Power continues to be associated with ruthless acts aimed at achieving control over others and acquiring wealth. Women need to understand that power-seeking in and of itself is not a negative trait. It is vitally important for women of any age to understand differences in forms of power so that they may seek positions of power and influence without feelings of guilt or shame. This session will teach the difference between “pro-social” power and “egoistic” power and provide understanding to women’s natural search for power as well as the familial and social influences that contribute to its acquisition. For more information, click here.


American Psychological Association Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) Spring Meeting
Friday, April 4, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Maroda will be presenting at the American Psychological Association Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) Spring Meeting on Friday, April 4, 2019, in Philadelphia, PA. The title of the panel is “Resonance and Dissonance: Enactment and the use of Self in Analytic Therapy.” Other panel members are Roy Barsness, Ph.D. and Tony Bass, Ph.D. Dr. Maroda’s presentation is entitled “Resonating with the patient’s experience: Self-disclosure or Enactment?” Click here for more information.