American psychologist Jonathan Shedler, PhD is known internationally as an author, consultant, researcher, and clinical educator.
He is best known for his article The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, which won worldwide acclaim for firmly establishing psychoanalytic therapy as an evidence-based treatment.
Dr. Shedler’s research and writing are shaping contemporary views of personality styles and their treatment. He is author of over one hundred 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 and forthcoming PDM-3).
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 case consultation to mental health professionals worldwide. He is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a faculty member at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
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Indianapolis Society for Psychoanalytic Thought
Live Case Supervision Masterclass
Indianapolis, IN, October 7, 2023
St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute
St. Louis, MO, April 20, 2023
Austen Riggs Center
The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy: The Talking Cure in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice
Stockbridge, MA, April 1, 2022
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Therapy: A Lecture and Clinical Workshop with Dr. Jonathan Shedler
Melbourne, Australia, March 5, 2022