His article The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy won worldwide acclaim for firmly establishing psychodynamic therapy as an evidence-based treatment.
Dr. Shedler’s research and writing are shaping contemporary views of personality syndromes and their treatment. He is author of numerous scientific and scholarly articles, creator of the Shedler-Westen Assessment Procedure (SWAP) for personality diagnosis and clinical case formulation, and co-author of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).
He has more than 25 years’ experience teaching and supervising psychologists, psychiatrists, and psychoanalysts.
Dr. Shedler lectures internationally, leads workshops for professional audiences, consults to U.S. and international government agencies, and provides expert clinical consultation to mental health professionals worldwide. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a faculty member at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, and Consulting Supervisor at California Pacific Medical Center.
Adam Corneel Major Teachers in Psychotherapy Lecture
Belmont, MA February 4, 2011
Connecticut Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Personality Dynamics in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
New Haven, CT, January 30, 2021
University of Milano-Bicocca
The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy
Milan, Italy, November 28, 2020
British Columbia Psychological Association
Personality Dynamics in Psychotherapy: A Roadmap for Lasting Change
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 13, 2020
American Psychoanalytic Association
Presidential Symposium: The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy
New York, NY, February 14, 2020