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Presentations

2013

Drapeau, M. (2013). When those who design best practice guidelines do not use best practices: a preliminary review of the guidelines published by regulatory bodies in Quebec. Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Montreal, November.

Drapeau, M. (2013). La hiérarchisation de la preuve et le développement de guides cliniques (Hierarchies of evidence and the development of practice guidelines). Colloque des services Sociaux, Institut National d’Excellence en Santé et Services Sociaux, Quebec, April.

Trepanier, L., Stamoulos, T., Bradley, S., Stelmaszczyk, K., Schwartzman, D., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, June). Techniques used to encourage common factors in psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Stamoulos, T., Trepanier, L., Bradley, S., Stelmaszczyk, K., Schwartzman, D., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, June). The importance of common factors in psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association's 74th Annual Convention, Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Antunes-Alves, S., Schwartzman, D., D’Iuso, D., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, June). The Cognitive Error Rating System: Description and application. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Antunes-Alves, S., Schwartzman, D., D’Iuso, D., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, June). The Coping Patterns Rating Scale: Introduction and application. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Milman, E. & Drapeau, M. (2013, June). Perceptions of cognitive errors among researchers and practitioners of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, Canada.  

Sheptycki, A., D’Iuso, D., Thompson, K., Fitzpatrick, M., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, June). Cognitive errors and coping strategies and their relation to symptoms and outcome in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for depression. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Bradley, S., Stelmaszczyk, K., Schwartzman, D., Drapeau, M. (2013, June). What are common factors in psychotherapy? Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological  Association's 74th Annual Convention,  Quebec, QC, Canada.  

Stelmaszczyk, K., Dobson, K.S., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, August). Cognitive errors, depressive symptoms and treatment outcome: A study using an observer-rated method for the assessment of cognitive errors. European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Geneva.

de Roten, Y., Kramer, U., Chappuis, E., Drapeau, M., & Despland, J.N. (2012, August). Coping action patterns and depression: A pilot study of depressed inpatient undergoing a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Geneva.

Vaudroz, C., Kramer, U., Ruggeri O., & Drapeau, M. (2012, August). Biased thinking assessed by external observers in borderline personality disorder. European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, Geneva.

Antunes-Alves, S., Schwartzman, D., D’Iuso, D., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, February). Introduction to the Cognitive Error Rating System. Paper presented at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association's Inaugural Research Conference, Ottawa, Canada. 

Milman, E., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, February). Cognitive errors in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A survey of researchers and practitioners and an assessment of the face validity of the Cognitive Error Rating Scale. Paper presented at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association's Inaugural Research Conference, Ottawa, Canada. 

Sheptycki, A., D’Iuso, D., Thompson, K., Fitzpatrick, M., & Drapeau*, M. (2013, February). The relationship between cognitive errors and coping, and symptoms and outcome. Paper presented at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association's Inaugural Research Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada. 

2012

Stelmaszczyk, K., Dobson, K.S., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, August). Cognitive errors, depressive symptoms and treatment outcome: A study using an observer rated method for the assessment of cognitive errors. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT) 42nd Annual Convention, Geneva, Switzerland.

Kramer, U, Caspar, F., & Drapeau, M., (2012, September). Change in biased thinking in the early sessions of a treatment for borderline personality disorder: further evidence from the motive oriented therapeutic relationship. Paper presented at the Borderline Conference – European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Amsterdam.

Bradley, S., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, June). Quebec Psychologists and Continuing Education. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention, Halifax, N.S.

Pothier, B., Dobson, K.S., & Drapeau*, M. (2012, June). Investigating the relationship between depression severity and cognitive rigidity through the use of cognitive errors. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association convention, Halifax, N.S.

Kramer, U., Caspar, F., & Drapeau, M. (2012, June). Change in biased thinking in the early sessions of a treatment for borderline personality disorder: further evidence from the emotive oriented therapeutic relationship. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Virginia Beach, June.

2011

Kramer, U., Vaudroz, C., Ruggeri, O., & Drapeau, M. (2011). Cognitive Errors assessed by External Observers in Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Affective Disorder. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 31st - September 3rd.

Milman, E., & Drapeau, M. (2011). What do clinicians think of cognitive errors?  Clinicians' assessment of the cognitive error rating scale. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 31st - September 3rd.

Drapeau, M., Blake, E., & Dobson, K.S. (2011). The association between cognitive errors, coping strategies and depression: a study of depressed patients undergoing therapy. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 31st - September 3rd.

Schwartzman, D., Kramer, U., & Drapeau, M. (2011). Observer-rated assessment of cognitive errors and coping action patterns. Paper presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 31st - September 3rd.

Schwartzman, D., Kramer, U., & Drapeau, M. (2011, August). Training in the assessment of cognitive errors and coping action patterns. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Milman, E., & Drapeau, M. (2011, August). What do clinicians think of cognitive errors? Clinicians' assessment of the cognitive error rating scale. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Milman, E., Mackinnon, C., & Drapeau, M. (2011, August). Risk factors of prolonged grief disorder: A conceptual framework. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) 119th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Thompson, K., D’Iuso, D., Schwartzman, D., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M. (August, 2011).  How does talk therapy work? Examining patients' and therapists' individual and dyadic interpersonal patterns and their relationship to therapy outcome. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States.

Milman, E. & Drapeau, M. (2011, June). Assessing cognitive errors: Face validity of the Cognitive Error Rating Scale. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 72nd Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Bradley, S., Schwartzman, D., Dobson, K.S., & Drapeau, M. (2011, August). In-session functioning of depressed women: The relationship between cognitive errors, coping patterns, and interpersonal patterns. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Drapeau, M., Stelmaszczyk, K., Blake, E., & Dobson, K. (2011).  The relationship between cognitive errors, coping and depression during a cognitive behavioural treatment for major depression. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Bradley, S., Drapeau*, M., & DeStefano, J.  (2011, August). The relationship between continuing education, and perceived competence, professional support and professional value in psychology. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Palmer, K., Thompson, K., D’Iuso, D., Schwartzman, D., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M. (2011). An Investigation of the Relationship between Changes in Interpersonal Functioning over the Course of Therapy and Treatment Outcome. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association 119th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., United States, August.

Palmer, K., Thompson, K., D’Iuso, D., Schwartzman, D., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M.  (2011, June). The relationship between the interpersonal patterns of depressive patients and therapeutic outcomes in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Poster session presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 72th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

2010

Drapeau, M. (2010; opening keynote). Evidence based practice in school settings. Annual convention of the Association of School Psychologists of Quebec, Trois-Rivières, October.

Drapeau, M. (2010). The right treatment for the right person at the right moment: What is « right »?. Mental Health Forum on Enhancing Access to Mental Health Services: Which Doors Lead to Where? How to Enhance Access to Mental Health Service: Barriers, Facilitators and Opportunities, Ottawa, October.

Desjardins, P., Fitzpatrick, M., & Drapeau, M. (Moderator and discussant). Le choix de traitement : une démarche scientifique, clinique et éthique (Choosing a treatment : scientific, clinical and ethical considerations). Congrès 2010 de l’Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec, October.

Bhatia, M., Petraglia, J., & Drapeau, M. (2010; June). Practicing what you preach: How important are defense mechanisms to psychodynamic psychotherapists? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Stelmaszczyk, K., Baucom, D., Henry, M., & Drapeau, M. (2010, May). A process study of long-term psychoanalytic treatment: Comparing a successful and a not so successful outcome. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Florence, Italy.

2009

Drapeau, M. (2009). L’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec: Enjeux actuels et futurs. 12ième  Colloque Annuel du Département de Psychologie, Université de Sherbrooke.

Drapeau, M. (2009). The Canadian cyberpsychology and anxiety virtual lab: Using virtual reality to obtain real results. Psychology Rounds, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Montreal, May.

Drapeau, M. (2009). La psychothérapie et les troubles de personnalité: une méta-analyse. Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, June.

Drapeau, M. (2009). L’étude des distortions cognitives et des stratégies de coping : le traitement de la dépression. Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lausanne, Switzerland, June.

Armstrong, C., Morris, E., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2009). A time-series analysis of client involvement and the working alliance with trainee counselors. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference in Montreal, QC.

Overington, L., Morris, E., & Fitzpatrick, M. (2009). The influence of client optimism and pessimism on trainee skills and session outcome. Presentation delivered at the Canadian Psychological Association Conference in Montreal, QC.

Bhatia, M., Drapeau, M., McCullough, L., Stiles, T., & Svartberg, M. (2009, August). Avoidance and Approach Emotions in Cluster C Personality Disorders. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto.

Drapeau, M., Perry, J.C., Bradley, S., Koerner, A. (2009, June). The interpersonal functioning of individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder: A review of existing empirical models and suggestions for a new model. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Segal, R., Bhatia, M., Drapeau, M. (2009, August).  Psychotherapists' Knowledge and Attitudes towards Virtual Reality Treatment.  American Psychological Association (Division 12) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ont.

Schwartzman, D., D’Iuso, D., Thompson, K., Milman, E., Destefano, J., Blake, E., Renaud, J., Dobson, K., Drapeau, M. (2009, October). Using observer-rated measures to investigate the relationship between cognitive errors, coping action patterns and interpersonal functioning in individuals with depression. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychotherapy Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Stelmaszczyk, K., Baucom, D., Henry, M., & Drapeau, M. (2009, October). A process study of long-term psychoanalytic treatment: Comparing a successful and a not so successful outcome. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Psychotherapy Research, Montreal, Canada.

Stelmaszczyk, K., Henry, M., Baucom, D., & Drapeau, M. (2009, June). Examining defensive functioning, experiencing and therapist interventions across two cases of long-term psychoanalytic treatment. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.  

Stelmaszczyk, K., Henry, M., Baucom, D., & Drapeau, M. (2009, August). Patient Defenses, Experiencing and Therapist Interventions Across Two Cases of Psychoanalytic Treatment. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Drapeau, M., D’Iuso, D., Blake, E., & Dobson, K. (2009, August). Cognitive Errors and Coping: Relation to Symptoms and Outcome. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto.

Schwartzman, D., Blake, E., & Drapeau, M. (2009, August). Observer-rated assessment of cognitive errors and coping action patterns. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto.

Renaud, J., D’Iuso, D., Blake, E., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M. (2009; August). Moderating role of coping between cognition and depression for predicting therapy outcomes. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto.

D’Iuso, D., Thompson, D., Schwartzman, D., Blake, E., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M. (2009, August). More than cognitions: interpersonal patterns and cognitive processes in CBT. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto.

D’Iuso, D., Thompson, K., Blake, E. Fitzpatrick, M. & Drapeau, M. An Examination of Qualitative and Quantitative Differences of Cognitive Errors and Coping Patterns in Depressed and Non-depressed Patients. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal.

Schwartzman, D., D’Iuso, D., Bouba-Dalambaye, K., Thompson, K., Blake, E., Renaud, J., Dobson, K., Drapeau, M. (2009). In-session processes of individuals with depression: An investigation of the relationship between cognitive errors, coping action patterns and interpersonal interactions. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montreal.

Renaud, J, D'Iuso, D., Morris, E., Blake, E., Dobson, K.S. & Drapeau, M. (2009; submitted). Cognitive errors and depression: the role of adaptive and maladaptive coping in predicting therapy outcome. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montreal.

Thompson, K., D'Iuso, D., Schwartzman, D., Dobson, K., & Drapeau, M. (2009; submitted). The relationship between interpersonal communication strategies and therapeutic outcome. Canadian Psychological Association 70th Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Roberts, N., Koerner, A., & Drapeau, M. (2009; June). A review of psychosocial distress in melanoma patients. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal.

D’Iuso, N., D’Iuso, D., Ellis, M., Destefano, J., Fitzpatrick, M., & Drapeau. M.(2009, June). An examination of the hypothesis-testing strategies and coping action patterns: Supervisory implications. Paper submitted at the Canadian Psychological Association 70th Convention, Montreal, Canada.

D’Iuso, D.,Destefano, J., Fitzpatrick, M., Drapeau, M. (2009). Coping patterns used by therapists in training: An investigation of in-session processes. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 70th Convention, Montreal, Canada.

2008

Petraglia, J., Perry, J.C., Drapeau, M., & Janzen, J. (2008). Examining the relationship between therapist interventions, accuracy, and in-session defensive functioning of patients in open-ended psychodynamic psychotherapy. North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, New Haven, USA, September.

Drapeau, M. (2008). Assessing cognitive errors and coping in vivo: The next step in facilitating process research in CBT.  Canadian Psychological Association New Researcher Award Presentation, Halifax, June.

Drapeau, M. (2008). L’art de la psychothérapie : et si ce n’était qu’une question de techniques?. Guest speaker. Department of Clinical Psychology, Université de Montreal, May.

Drapeau, M. (2008). Facing your fears: when virtual reality gives real results. McGill University Mini- EDPSYCH series. June.

D’Iuso, D., De Stefano, J., & Drapeau, M. (2008). Do therapists mimic their clients?: A sequential analysis of cognitive errors and coping strategies. Ottawa Conference on Supervision in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Ottawa, October.

Petraglia, J., de Roten, Y., Beretta, V., Blake, E., Despland, J.N., & Drapeau, M. (2008). A sequential analysis of therapist interventions and patient defensive functioning in ultra-brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Halifax, Canada, June.

Blake, E., D’Iuso, D., & Drapeau, M. (2008).  New observer-rated methods for assessing cognitive errors and coping: introduction to the rating systems.  Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Deschenaux, E., Cooley, S., Baucom, D., DRAPEAU, M., & Lecours, S. (2008). Change in Symptoms, Personality Variables, and Attitude Toward Creative Work in a Single-case Analysis of an Equivocally Successful Psychoanalysis. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Lecours, S., & DRAPEAU, M. (2008). Change in Affect Verbalization and Elaboration in a Long-term Psychoanalytic Treatment. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Körner, A., DRAPEAU, M., & Perry, J.C. (2008). Understanding Anger Impulses as they relate to Interpersonal Schemas. International Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research,  Barcelona, Spain, June.

Stelmaszczyk, K., Bhatia, M., Baucom, D., Lecours, S., Henry, M., & Drapeau, M. (2008). Examining defensive functioning, experiencing, and motives across a single-case psychoanalytic treatment. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

De Roten, Y., Kramer, U., Drapeau, M., Perry, J.C., & Despland, J.N. (2008). Coping action patterns over the course of brief psychodynamic intervention (BPI). Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

D’Iuso, D., Thompson, K., Blake, E. Fitzpatrick, M. & Drapeau, M. (2008).  An Examination of Qualitative and Quantitative Differences of Cognitive Errors and Coping Patterns in Depressed and Non-depressed Patients

Kramer, U., Drapeau, M., Perry, J.C., Despland, J.N., Michel, L., & de Roten, Y. (2008). Defense and coping over the course of short-term dynamic psychotherapy. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Thompson, K., D’Iuso, D., Blake, E., & Drapeau, M. (2008). The relationship of cognitive errors to the self-esteem and relational patterns of healthy individuals. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

BHATIA, M., Stelmaszczyk, K., Blake, E., Despland, J.N., Henry, M., & Drapeau, M. (2008). The dynamic relationship between therapist interventions and patient in-session defensive functioning. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Convention, Barcelona, Spain, June.

Blake, E., Petraglia, J., & Bhatia, M., & Drapeau, M.  (2008).  Cyber-counseling: A new frontier for career counsellors. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Halifax, Canada, June.

DRAPEAU, M. (2008). Assessing cognitive errors and coping in vivo: The next step in facilitating process research in CBT.  Canadian Psychological Association New Researcher Award Presentation. Halifax, June.

DRAPEAU, M. (2008). L’art de la psychothérapie : et si ce n’était qu’une question de techniques?. Guest speaker. Department of Clinical Psychology, Université de Montreal, May.

DRAPEAU, M. (2008). Facing your fears: when virtual reality gives real results. McGill University Mini-EDPSYCH series. June.

Perry, J.C., DRAPEAU, M., & Semeniuk, T. (2008). Recovery in personality disorders – to every change there is a season. Psychotherapy Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, ICFP-JGH, April.

ARMSTRONG, C. (2008, June). The other side of the coin: Techniques which allow clients to experience their partners’ perspective. Symposium presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association’s Annual Convention, Halifax, Canada.

BHATIA, M., D’IUSO, D., Barbagallo, L., Wood, N., PETRAGLIA, J., Perry, C. (2008). An examination of the reliability of short term stability of transference patterns in the early phase of long-term dynamic psychotherapy. Paper presented for presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association 69th Convention, Halifax, Canada.

BHATIA, M., D’IUSO, D., Barbagello, L., Wood, N., PETRAGLIA, J & Perry, C. (2008 June).An examination of the short-term stability and reliability of transference patterns in the early phase of long-term dynamic psychotherapy of depressed adults. Canadian Psychological Association Convention: Halifax, Canada.

BHATIA, M., Fowler, D., Gil-Rodriguez, M., Godin, J., Sunderani, S., & McCullough, L. Using the ATOS scale to measure change in the early phases of therapy: A case study examination. (2008, June). Canadian Psychological Association Convention:  Halifax, Canada.

PETRAGLIA, J., BLAKE, E., & BHATIA, M. Cyber-counselling: A new frontier for career Counselors. (2008, June). Paper presented for the Canadian Psychological Association Convention: Halifax, Canada.

Sunderani, S., BHATIA, M., Park, J. & Ali, M. A blind spot worth looking at in the DSM-IV-TR: Understanding the cultural and socio-political context of mental illness. (2008, June). Canadian Psychological Association Convention: Halifax, Canada.

ARMSTRONG, C., JANZEN, J., FITZPATRICK, M. & Angus, L. (2008, June) The relationship between narrative processes and therapist interventions for critical incidents. Poster presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Canada.

De STEFANO, J. (Chair) (2008, June). Addressing “women’s” issues in couples’s therapy. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Canada.

FITZPATRICK, M., GAMBERG, S., DeSTEFANO, J. (2008, June).Client views of the relationship and links to alliance theory. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference in Barcelona, Spain.

GAMBERG, S., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2008. June). The relationship between patient attachment style and working alliance rupture. In M. BHATIA (Chair). Psychodynamic principles in psychotherapy: An examination of key process variables. Symposium conducted at the meeting for the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, Canada.

Gazzola, N., De STEFANO, J., Theriault, A.  & Audet, C. (2008, June).  Supervision of Supervision and the Development of Counselor Professional Identity. Presenation at the annual meeting of The Society for Psychotherapy Research, Barcelona, Spain.

MORRIS, E., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2008, June). Client involvement in psychotherapy: Factor structure of client self and other ratings. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association conference in Halifax, NS.

MORRIS, E., FITZPATRICK, M, & ARMSTRONG, C. (2008, June). Factor structure and convergent validity of the CSPSC-Involvement scale. Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference in Barcelona, Spain.

2007

D’IUSO, D., BLAKE, E., Lewandowski, M., FITZPATRICK, M., Perry, J.C., & DRAPEAU, M. (2007: poster). An observer rated clinical and research ,method to assess cognitive errors and coping patterns in vivo: the CECAP systems. Lady Davis Student Research Day, Montreal, June.

PETRAGLIA, J., THYGESEN, K., Lecours, S., & DRAPEAU, M. (2007: poster). Gender and defense mechanism usage. Lady Davis Student Research Day, Montreal, June.

Kramer, U., DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Bodenmann, G., Despland, J.N., & de Roten, Y. (2007). Observer rater methodology for the assessment of adaptive processes in bipolar affective disorders. Society for Psychotherapy Research Internal convention. Madison, USA, June.

GAMBERG, S., KERNER, E., FITZPATRICK, M., & Morgan, J. (2007, June). Interest in Psychotherapy: Developing a Rating System for Measuring the Positive Emotion of Interest. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada.
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D’IUSO, D., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M.,  Perry, C., &  DRAPEAU, M. (2007, June). A first observer-rated clinical and research method to assess cognitive errors and coping patterns in vivo: The CECAP system. Poster presented at the Jewish General Hospital Annual Student Research Day, Montreal, Canada.

De STEFANO, J., D’IUSO, N. T., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M, & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2006, April). Supervision and Impasses: A qualitative study of novices’ experiences. In N. Gazzola (Chair), Critical incidents in counsellor education and supervision. Symposium presented at the joint annual meetings of the American Counseling Association and the Canadian Counselling Association, Montreal, Canada.

Beettam, E., Toste, J. R., Bloom, E., De STEFANO, J., & Heath, N. L. (2006, June). Counsellors in the schools: Experiences with adolescent self-injury. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, Canada.

De STEFANO, J. (Chair) (2007, June). Family therapy and underserved families. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada.

Oala, M. & De STEFANO, J. (2007, June). Single women and infidelity: Pilot data of narrative analysis of experiences following the end of an extramarital Relationship. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada .

Daniel, K., De STEFANO, J., Cornish, K., & Nesbitt, R. (2007, June). Assessing early intervention tools and support systems for educators: working in an inclusive setting.  Poster presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada.

Daniel, K., De STEFANO, J., & Cornish, K., (2007, June). Supporting children with different developmental disabilities: the role of the family. J. De STEFANO (Chair), Family therapy and underserved families. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Canada.

Perry,J.C., DRAPEAU, M., Dunkley, D., Foley, E., BLAKE, E., Banon, E. (2007). Changes in cognitive errors and coping action patterns following 20 sessions of either dynamic psychotherapy or CBT for acute, recurrent major depression. Society for Psychotherapy Research Internal convention. Madison, USA, June.

OGUNFOWARA, B., & DRAPEAU, M.  (2007). A study on the relationship between personality traits and theoretical orientation preferences (poster). Canadian Psychological Association. Ottawa, June.  June.

OGUNFOWARA, B., & DRAPEAU, M.  (2007). Comparing counselling and clinical psychology professionals: Similarities and differences on choice of theoretical orientation. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ottawa. June.

BLAKE, E., DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., & Dunkley, D. (2007). Presentation of the CECAP method: definitions, rating procedures, and clinical examples. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ottawa. June.

 DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., BLAKE, E., & D’IUSO, D. (2007). A pilot study of the validity and reliability of the CECAP method. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ottawa. June.

D’IUSO, D., BLAKE, E., DRAPEAU, M. (2007). An Investigation of the Relationship of Cognitive Errors and Coping Action Patterns with the Therapeutic Alliance. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ottawa. June.

Lewandowski, M., D’IUSO, D., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2007). A pilot study of the relationship between cognitive errors, coping, and in-session involvement in psychotherapy. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Ottawa. June.

D’IUSO, D., BLAKE, E., DRAPEAU, M., & Lewandowski, M. (2007). A pilot study of the relationship between cognitive errors, coping, therapeutic alliance, and in-session involvement in psychotherapy. Student research day, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry (peer-reviewed). June.

PETRAGLIA J, THYGESEN K L, Lecours S, & DRAPEAU, M. (2007). Gender differences in self-reported defense mechanisms: a study using the new defense style  questionnaire-60. Student research day, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry (peer-reviewed). June.

DRAPEAU, M. (2007). Discussant and moderator of four presentations at the Order of Psychologists of Quebec Annual General Assembly, Evidence Based Practice, September.

DRAPEAU, M., D’IUSO, D., Perry, J.C., & BLAKE, E. (2007). Validation préliminaire de la première méthode de codage des erreurs cognitives par un observateur externe. Guest speaker. Department of Clinical Psychology, Université de Montreal, May.

BLAKE, E., Darwish, A., Desbois, A. D’IUSO, N., Marek, N.  Working with transgendered populations. (2007). Presented at McGill Counselling Services, Montréal, QC, April.

Hunter, W., & BLAKE, E. (2007). Counselling the elderly: A theoretical review. Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, June.

Irving, J. A., & BLAKE, E. (2007). Family Therapy and underserved populations in the landscape of the Empirically Validated Treatment. Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, June.

2006

BLAKE, E., Oala, M., & Sinacore, A.  (2006). The merging of cultures: Negotiating spirituality and religion in psychotherapy.  Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Michigan, March.

Perry J.C., DRAPEAU, M., & Semeniuk, T. (2006). To every Change there is a Season: Recovery in Personality Disorders. Invited lecture, Vinderen Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway, March.

Beettam, E., Toste, J. R., Bloom, E., De STEFANO, J., & Heath, N. L. (2006, June). Counsellors in the schools: Experiences with adolescent self-injury. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, CPA, Calgary, Alberta.

BHATIA, M., Barbagallo, L., FITZPATRICK, M., & KERNER, E.  (2006, June).  Client optimism across stages of therapy: Relationship to the therapeutic alliance.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, Alberta

BLAKE, E. FITZPATRICK, M., & Lewandowski, M. (2006, June). In-session affect, involvement and explanatory style. Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Daniel, K. S., Cornish, K.M., Reisinger, L., De STEFANO, J. (2006, May). Educating children with different developmental disabilities within an inclusive classroom: the role of genes and environment.  Poster presented at the International Summit for the Alliance on Social Inclusion Conference: American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR), Montreal, Quebec.

De STEFANO, J., Atkins, S., Beettam, E., Heath, N.  L. (2006, April). Deliberate Self-injury: Myths, Realities & Interventions.Teaching session presented at the American Counseling Association/Canadian Counselling Association, Montreal, Quebec.

De STEFANO, J., D’IUSO, N. T., BLAKE, FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M, & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2006, April). Supervision and Impasses: A qualitative study of novices’ experiences. In N. Gazzola (Chair), Critical incidents in counsellor education and supervision. Symposium presented at the joint annual meetings of the American Counseling Association and the Canadian Counselling Association, Montreal, Canada.

D’IUSO, N. T., De STEFANO, J., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M., & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2006, June). Novice counselor’s experience of impasses and the impact of group supervision on their resolution. Paper presented at the Clinical Supervision Conference, Buffalo, NY.

FITZPATRICK, M., Santa-Maria Barbagallo, L., & BHATIA, M. (2006, June) An exploration of the relationship between adult attachment dimensions and dispositional optimism and pessimism within a therapeutic context. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Heath, N. L., Beettam, E., & De STEFANO, J. (2005, November). Adolescent self-injury: What every high school teacher needs to know. Workshop presented to the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers annual convention, QPAT, Montreal, Quebec.

KERNER, E., FITZPATRICK, M., & Gil Rodriguez. M. (2006, June) Isolating emotion: Challenges for research and measurement in psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Edinburgh, Scotland

KERNER, E., FITZPATRICK, M., Gil Rodriguez, M.  (2006, June) The interest-exploration spiral: Development of a method for rating interest in therapy sessions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, Alberta.

Oala, M. & De STEFANO, J. (2006, April). Extramarital affairs: Recurring issues,
implications and interventions. Teaching session presented at the American Counseling Association/Canadian Counselling Association, Montreal, Queb

Perry, J. C., DRAPEAU, M., & Semenuik, T. (2006). Evidence for recovery in the psychotherapy of personality disorders. American Psychiatric Association, Toronto, May.

Semeniuk, T., Perry, J.C., DRAPEAU, M. (2006). Sample, design and treatment characteristics as predictors of change in studies of psychotherapy for personality disorders: a systematic meta-analysis. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Edinburgh, June.

D’IUSO, N. T., De STEFANO, J., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M, & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2006).  Novice counselor’s experience of impasses and the impact of group supervision on their resolution.  Clinical Supervision Conference, Buffalo, NY, June.

De STEFANO, J., D’IUSO, N. T., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M, & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2006). Supervision and Impasses: A qualitative study of novices’ experiences. In N. Gazzola (Chair), Critical incidents in counsellor education and supervision. Symposium presented at the joint annual meetings of the American Counseling Association and the Canadian Counselling Association, Montreal, Canada, April.

2005

Koerner, A., Perry, J.C., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). Childhood trauma and adulthood motives in treatment resistant patients from the Austen Riggs Center. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

BLAKE, E., DeSTEFANO, J., DRAPEAU, M., FITZPATRICK, M., & D’IUSO, N. (2005, June) A pilot study of resolved and unresolved impasses in counselling and the effects of supervision on supervisees. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, Quebec.

FITZPATRICK, M. (2005, June). Counselling psychology in Canada: First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. Invited speaker at a roundtable, Vivian Lalande, moderator, Questions of Identity: Counselling Psychology in Canada. Presented at the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, Quebec.

KERNER, E., FITZPATRICK, M., Feldman, E., Bains, P., Boutri, A., & Stalikas, A. (2005, June). Broadening in psychotherapy sessions: Exploration of the construct with a Canadian sample.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research,  Montreal, Quebec.

Oala, M. & De STEFANO,J. (2005, June).The construction of the extra marital affair. Poster presentation at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Bond, S., Shannon, D., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). The relationship between supervision process, structured training of supervisors and supervisee self-efficacy: a pilot study. Annual International Interdisciplinary Clinical Supervision Conference, Buffalo, June.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., & Dunkley, D. (2005). Observer ratings of coping and cognitive errors: The Cognitive Errors and Coping Action Patterns (CECAP) method. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

Trijsburg, W., Bond, M., DRAPEAU, M., THYGESEN, K., & de Roten, Y. (2005). The defense style questionnaire (DSQ-60): Shorter but improved. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

Despland, J.N., Favre, N., DRAPEAU, M., de Roten, Y., & Stiefel, F. (2005). Adaptation of the DMRS to the study of therapist defense mechanisms (DMRS-T): Evolution of therapist defense mechanisms before and after training. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

THYGESEN, K.L., Hunter, W., Lecours, S., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005; poster). English Validation of the Defense Style Questionnaire-60 and comparison of French- and English-Canadians. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, June.

DeSTEFANO, J., BLAKE, E., D’IUSO, N., FITZPATRICK, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005; poster). A pilot study of resolved and unresolved impasses in counselling and of the effects of supervision on supervisees. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, June.

Perry, J.C., DRAPEAU, M., & Semeniuk, T. (2005). Evidence for recovery following the psychotherapy for personality disorders: A systematic meta-analysis. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

FITZPATRICK, M., JAOUICH, A., DRAPEAU, M., & MacKinnon, C. (2005). Alliance development and client experiencing in critical incidents and across the course of therapy. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

THYGESEN, K.L., Hunter, W., Lecours, S., Trijsburg, W., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). Cultural variability in defensive functioning amongst French and English Canadians using the defense style questionnaire-60. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

Sorbo, A., Beveridge, P., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). A case study of one mother’s experience of recovery from a chemical dependency. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

Bond, S., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). The relationship between supervision process, structured training of supervisors, and supervisee self-efficacy: A pilot study. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

D’IUSO, N., DeSTEFANO, J., BLAKE, E., FITZPATRICK, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2005). A pilot study of impasses in counselling and the effects of supervision. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Montreal, June.

Trijsburg, R.W., Bond, M., DRAPEAU, M., & De Roten, Y., & Duivenvoorden, H.J. (2005).The Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ-60): development and psychometric properties. Society for Psychotherapy Research, European Chapters Meeting. Lausanne, Switzerland, March.

Despland, J.N., Stiefel, F., Favre, N., DRAPEAU, M., & de Roten, Y. (2005). Adaptation of the defense mechanism rating scales for evaluating therapists defense mechanisms: Principles, reliability and face validity. Society for Psychotherapy Research, European Chapters Meeting. Lausanne, Switzerland, March.

Park, J., BLAKE, E., Desbois, A., Hunter, W., & Irving, J.  (2005).  Structured Discussion: Applications of multicultural training in the real world: Challenges of Developing Counselors. Association of Women in Psychology Conference, Tampa, FL, February.

DRAPEAU, M., Dunkley, D., & Perry, J.C. (2005). The Cognitive Errors and Coping Action Patterns (CECAP) assessment method: a research measure that reflects what CBT clinicians work with. Psychotherapy Rounds, ICFP-SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, May.

2004

FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M., & Stalikas, A. (2004, June). Alliance development and session processes. Paper  presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Heath, N. L., FITZPATRICK, M., Flores, R. d. C., & Macotela, S. (2004, July). The role of relationship in a tutorial intervention for students with LD. Paper presented at theInternational Academy of Research on Learning Disabilities, IARLD.

JANZEN, J., FITZPATRICK, M., & Romano, V. (2004, June)  Critical Incidents in Alliance Development, Client Attachment to Therapist, and Pre-Treatment Client Attachment. Poster presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

JAOUICH, A., Farrell, J., Gartenberg, D., Hunter, W., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2004, June). Are Common Factors Really Common: An Integrative Review of the Cultural Influences on Relationship Factors in Psychotherapy Research. Poster presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Marini, N., FITZPATRICK, M., &  Feldman, E. (2004, September). The Function of Positive Emotions in Therapy. Paper presented at the Positive Psychology Summit, Washington, DC.

Romano, V. & FITZPATRICK, M. (2004, June). Client attachment to therapist and session exploration. Poster presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Rome, Italy.

Seryianni, C., Mertika, A., FITZPATRICK, M., & Stalikas, A. (2004, July). Exploring the relationship between positive affect and the development of the therapeutic alliance. Paper presented at the 2nd European Conference on Positive Psychology, Verbania-Pallanza, Italy.

Stalikas, A. & FITZPATRICK, M. (2004, December). Theoretical and research advances in the study of positive emotion. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Northern Greece, 1st International Conference: Quality of Life and Psychology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Despland, J.N., Currat, T., Tadic, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2004). The efficiency of the BPI. Association of European Psychiatrists (AEP), Geneva, Switzerland, April.

DRAPEAU, M. (2004). Short term change in defensive functioning: a study of defensive processes in the Brief Psychodynamic Investigation. Association of European Psychiatrists (AEP) Annual Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, April.

FITZPATRICK, M., DRAPEAU, M., & Stalikas, A. (2004).  Alliance development and session processes. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Rome, Italy, June.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Zheutlin, B., Speanburg, S., Lefebvre, R., & Plakun, E. (2004). Change in the CCRT after 3 to 5 years among adults with treatment-refractory disorders entering residential dynamic treatment. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Rome, Italy, June.

Koerner, A., DRAPEAU, M., & Perry, J.C. (2004). Progression of wishes and fears over 3-7 years of follow-alonginI adults in the Austen Riggs Follow-along study. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Rome, Italy, June.

DRAPEAU, M. (2004). « Re-place » à la technique en psychothérapie psychodynamique. Colloque « Applications contemporaines de la psychanalyse en recherche sur la psychothérapie », ACFAS, UQAM, May.

Banon, E., Perry, J.C., Semeniuk, T., DRAPEAU, M., & Westreich, R. (2004). Depression research clinic: the process of short-term cognitive behavioral and dynamic therapies for two patients with recurrent major depression. Psychotherapy Grand Rounds, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, April.

Pokorny, D., Albani, C., Anastasiadis, N., Atanassov, N., Avila-Espada, A., Bajger, O., Blaser, G., Blazek, ., Bottio, A., Deighton, R., DRAPEAU, M. et al. (2004). Translations of the category system CCRT-LU. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Rome, Italy, June.

de Roten, Y., DRAPEAU, M., & Kramer, U. (2004). How to address patient defenses relationship between accuracy of defense interpretations, competence, and alliance. Society for Psychotherapy Research International Meeting, Rome, Italy, June.

DRAPEAU, M., de Roten, Y., Despland, J.N. (2004). La recherche sur l’alliance thérapeutique. 1er colloque conjoint sur la recherche clinique. Centre Fernand Seguin de Montréal, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, Montréal, February.

DRAPEAU, M. (2004). Pas trop près, pas trop loin: le drame de l’état limite et son fonctionnement interpersonnel. Département Universitaire de Psychiatrie Adulte, Lausanne, Switzerland, April.

de Roten, Y., DRAPEAU, M., Bouchard, M.A., Lecours, S. (2004). Table ronde: dialogue entre le pratique psychanalytique et la recherche empirique: enjeux, problèmes, illusions, solutions. Colloque Applications contemporaines de la psychanalyse en recherche sur la psychothérapie. Congres de l’Association Canadienne-Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS), Montréal, May.

Perry J.C., DRAPEAU, M., & Semeniuk, T. (2004). Psychotherapy for personality disorders: improvement and recovery.  Experimental Psychopathology Symposium of the Dutch Institute for Research and Post-graduate Education “Personality disorders state of the art”, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May.

2003 and before

FITZPATRICK, M. (1998, September). The working alliance: Research and clinical perspectives. Paper presented at the Argyle Institute of Human Relations, symposium series, Montreal, QC.

FITZPATRICK, M., Stalikas, A., & Levitt, J. (1997, August).The working alliance, counselor verbal response modes, and client good moments. Poster session at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Chicago, Il.

FITZPATRICK, M., Morel, K., Iwakabe, S., & Salerno, E. (1996, March). The role of emotion in the psychotherapy process. Symposium of the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Morel, K-A., & FITZPATRICK, M. (1995, August). Counselor interventions, the working alliance and the client change process. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association , New York, NY.

FITZPATRICK, M. (1995, July). Therapist interventions and their role in emotional expression. Symposium at the IV European Congress of Psychology, Athens, Greece 

FITZPATRICK, M. (1995, July). The working alliance and how the therapist intervenes. Paper presented at the IV European Congress of Psychology, Athens Greece.

FITZPATRICK, M., & Stalikas, A. (1995, April).Therapist interventions and in-session emotional phenomena. Symposium at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MS.

Stalikas, A., & FITZPATRICK, M. & Peternelli, L. (1995, March).Therapist interventions facilitating and hindering emotional arousal. Symposium at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MS.

FITZPATRICK, M., Berkovic, M., & Coward, M. (1994, July).Investigating client change:  A discovery oriented process research approach. Paper presented at the annual conference of La Corporation Professionnelle des Conseillers et Conseillères en Orientation du Québec, Montreal, QC

Stalikas, A., FITZPATRICK, M. & Peternelli, L. (1994, April). Counselor use of client emotional arousal:  Methods and some research findings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI

DRAPEAU, M. (2003). Schémas relationnels et traumatisme infantile. Séminaires du Centre d’Étude des Psychothérapies Psychanalytiques, Département de Psychiatrie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, February.

DRAPEAU, M., de Roten, Y., & Despland, J.N. (2003). The brief psychiatric investigation: clinical significance, efficiency, and process. Joint invitation by the Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology and Psychosomatic Medicine, Universität Freiburg, Germany, February.

DRAPEAU, M. (2003). Le psychologue au Québec: sa formation clinique et empirique. Colloque de Recherche des Psychologues Vaudois, Canton de Vaud, Switzerland, January.

DRAPEAU, M. (2003). Defense mechanisms in 2003: researchers have been having fun, but what about the clinicians ? Service rounds in psychotherapy, Institute of Community & Family Psychiatry, S.M.B.D. Jewish General Hospital, November.

DRAPEAU, M. (2002). Invited discussant with Nicolle, O., pour de Roten, Y., & Currat, T.: La recherche en clinique psychanalytique. 2ième Congrès Francophone de la European Federation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (EFPP), Lausanne, Switzerland, September.

CHAMODRAKA, M., FITZPATRICK, M., Mayerovitch, J., & Hove Gust, I. (2003, November). Isolating critical therapeutic incidents: Method development and validation. Poster presented at the conference of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Newport, RI.

FITZPATRICK, M., JANZEN, J., & JAOUICH, A. (2003, November). Client engagement and the development of alliance in early sessions. Paper presented at the conference of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Newport, RI.

FITZPATRICK, M., & Rogan, K. (2003, June). Alliance development and attachment styles. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Weimar, Germany.

JANZEN, J., FITZPATRICK, M., Kerry, S., McBrearty, N., Boyle, D., & Hall, S. (2003, November). Client identified critical incidents; How does therapist experience level impact early alliance development? Poster presented at the conference of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Newport, RI.

Marini, N., FITZPATRICK, M., Fuga, M., Farrell, J. & Kapler, S. (2003, October). Examining the convergence of client and observer ratings of emotion. Poster presented at the Positive Psychology Summit, Washington, DC.

Stalikas, A., FITZPATRICK, M., & Galanakis, M. (2003, May). Psychotherapeutic dimensions of positive emotions. In A. Efklides (Chair) The role of positive emotions in psychotherapy. Symposium conducted at theNinth Hellenic Congress of Psychological Research, Rhodes, Greece. 

Stalikas, A., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2003, June) Positive emotions – Not just an indicator but a generator of change in psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Weimar, Germany.

Agate, J., CHAMODRAKA, M., Czuba, S., Mayerovitch, J., Diamond, S. & FITZPATRICK, M. (2002, June). The relationship between in-session client emotion and client post-session mood and session evaluation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

CHAMODRAKA, M., Agate, J., Czuba, S., Mayerovitch, J., Diamond, S., & FITZPATRICK, M. (March, 2002). The effects of age difference between the counselor and the client on the formation of the working alliance. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

FITZPATRICK, M., & Stalikas, A. (2002, June). The study of positive emotion and psychotherapy research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

JANZEN, J., FITZPATRICK, M., Ballen, N., & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2002, March). Identifying critical incidents in the development of the therapeutic relationship: A semi-structured interview protocol. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

JANZEN, J., FITZPATRICK, M., Ballen, N., & CHAMODRAKA, M. (2002, June). How clients think about the development of the therapeutic relationship. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

JAOUICH, A., FITZPATRICK, M., & Papadapolou, M. (2002, June). Exploring client and counselor perspectives of involvement: A discovery-oriented study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

Marini, N., FITZPATRICK, M., Cook, A., Real Reyes, R., & Oala, M. (2002, June). Client self-evaluative tasks and positive mood.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

Romano, V., FITZPATRICK, M., Kassan A., Hopton, J., Rubinstein, G., DeSilva, N., Stamatakos, B., MacAulay, S. (2002, June). Client and therapist attachment as predictors of the development of the working alliance. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

Tellides, C., FITZPATRICK, M., Stalikas, A., Mulcahey, C., Vahaviolos, A., Copeland, W., & Kasemi, M. (March, 2002). Therapist behavior in improving and continuing poor alliance therapies. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Tellides, C., FITZPATRICK, M., & Stalikas, A. (2002, June).  A review of therapist behaviors and techniques positively impacting the therapeutic alliance.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Santa Barbara, CA.

Agate, J., CHAMODRAKA, M. Czuba, S., Mayerovitch, J., Diamond, S., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2001, March). The relationship between level of client in-session “experiencing” and client post-session evaluations of psychotherapy. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Marini, N., FITZPATRICK, M., Ballen, N., Richards, J.A., & Al-Khalili, A. (2001, April). Contributions to alliance formation: Therapist and client perspectives. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Norton, J., FITZPATRICK, M., & Atkins, S. (2001, March). Feminist mentoring: When students mentor professors. Paper presented at the 26th annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Romano, V., Cardinal, S., De Silva, N., Kassan, A., Stamatakos, B., & FITZPATRICK, M. (2001, April). The process of defining process research: Philosophical, methodological, and measurement issues. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Easter Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

FITZPATRICK, M., Apel, S., Romano, V., & Abenhaim, S. (2000, June). Comment les c.o. et les client evaluent leurs entrevues. Workshop presented at the Colloque annuel de l’OPCCOQ. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC.

FITZPATRICK, M., Apel, S., Romano, V., Abenhaim, S., Connolly, J., & Spencer, L. (2000, June). Perceptions des séances: Accord entre client et conseiller.Workshop presented at the Colloque annuel de l’OPCCOQ. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC.

FITZPATRICK, M., Rogan, K., Stalikas, A., & Tellides, C. (2000, June). Perspective convergence in the working alliance. Poster presentation for the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

FITZPATRICK, M., Tellides, C., JAOUICH, A., & JANZEN, J. (2000, June). Le lien therapeutique; Perspectives theoriques et cliniques. Workshop presented at the Colloque annuel de l’OPCCOQ. Saint-Hyacinthe, QC.

Rogan, K., Stalikas, A., FITZPATRICK, M., & Apel, S. (2000, June). The development of the working alliance and client and therapist evaluations of session impact across the course of therapy. Poster presentation for the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Apel, S., FITZPATRICK, M., Romano, V., Abenhaim, S. (1999, April). A Study of Client and Counsellor Perspective Convergence of the Working Alliance. Presentation at the provincial conference of the “Ordre professionnel des conseillers et conseillières d’orientation du Québec”, Montréal, Québec.

FITZPATRICK, M., Stalikas, A., & Levitt, J. (1997, August). The working alliance, counselor verbal response modes, and client good moments. Poster session at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Chicago, IL.

FITZPATRICK, M., Stalikas, A., & Levitt, J. (1997, August). The working alliance, counselor verbal response modes, and client good moments. Poster session at the American Psychological Association annual convention, Chicago, IL.

Georgiadou, X., FITZPATRICK, M., Wilson, C., Petsopulis, I., & Tellides, C. (1998, June). Effective therapist interventions: Research and clinical perspectives. Workshop presented at the Canadian Guidance and Counselling Association, National Conference. Montreal, QC.

DRAPEAU, M. (2002). La recherche clinique auprès d’une population psychiatrisée dite résistante au traitement : l’exemple des travaux de suivi naturaliste du Austen Riggs Center. Séminaires du Centre d’Étude des Psychothérapies Psychanalytiques, Département de Psychiatrie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, April.

DRAPEAU, M. (2002). Le traitement des agresseurs sexuels pédophiles. Centre d’Enseignement post-universitaire du Service de Psychiatrie et Psychothérapie (CEPUSPP), Lausanne, Switzerland, January.

Fischer, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2002). Les mécanismes de défense: perspectives cliniques et empiriques. Centre d’Enseignement post-universitaire du Service de Psychiatrie et Psychothérapie (CEPUSPP), Lausanne, Switzerland, December.

DRAPEAU, M. (2003). New method, new results? Comparing the CCRT and the CCRT-LU in borderline personality disorder. CCRT Pre-conference Workshop, Jena, Germany, June.

Beretta V., DRAPEAU, M., & de Roten, Y. (2003). New method, new results? Comparing the CCRT and the CCRT-LU using two independent samples: I. BPD and II. Psychiatric outpatients. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany, June.

DRAPEAU, M. (2003). The ups and downs of defensive functioning: a study of defensive processes in a Brief Psychodynamic Investigation. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany, June.

Despland, J.N., Currat, T., Tadic, M., & DRAPEAU, M. (2003). BPI effectiveness, competence and training duration. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany, June.

DRAPEAU, M., Koerner, A., & Perry, J.C. (2003). Progression of wishes and fears over 5 years of follow-up in adults with and without recurrent depression in the Austen Riggs Follow-along Study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany.

Koerner, A., DRAPEAU, M., & Perry, J.C. (2003). Wishes and fears in adults in CBT or dynamic psychotherapy for recurrent depression. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany, June.

Speanburg, S., Perry, J.C., DRAPEAU, M., Zheutlin, B., Iscan A., Beck, S., & Plakun, E. (2003). Change in Defensive Functioning after 3 to 7 Years among Adults with Treatment-Refractory Disorders in The Austen Riggs Follow-Along Study. North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Newport, USA, November.

DRAPEAU, M., Körner, A., & Perry, J.C. (2003). Progression of wishes and fears over 5 years of follow-along in adults in the Austen Riggs Follow-along Study. North American Society for Psychotherapy Research (NASPR), Newport, USA, November.

Fischer, M., de Roten, Y., Beretta, V., DRAPEAU, M., & Despland, J.N. (2003). The early alliance: how do evolution patterns and single measures compare? Association of European Psychiatrists Annual Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, May.

Fischer, M., de Roten, Y., Beretta, V., DRAPEAU, M., & Despland, J.N. (2003). The early alliance: how do evolution patterns and single measures compare? Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Weimar, Germany, June.

Currat, T., Beretta, V., Fischer, M., DRAPEAU, M., de Roten, Y., & Despland, J.N. (2003). How many years are required to develop therapist competence? Association of European Psychiatrist Annual Meeting. Heidelberg, Germany, May.

DRAPEAU, M., & Perry, J.C. (2002). Trauma in adults with Borderline Personality Disorder. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Santa Barbara, USA, June.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., & Körner, A.C. (2002). An exploratory study of the old and the new CCRT categories and Borderline Personality Disorder. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Santa Barbara, USA, June.

Despland, J.N., de Roten, Y., & DRAPEAU, M. (2002). The Brief Psychodynamic Investigation: a very brief psychotherapy to build alliance with patients presenting personality disorders. World Congress of Psychotherapy, Trondheim, Norway, August

DRAPEAU, M., Despland, J.N, de Roten, Y., & Despars, J. (2002). The dreadful first session (... and the 3 after that): Exploration of the effects of defense mechanisms, personality disorders, therapist support, and adjustment on early alliance. World Congress of Psychotherapy, Trondheim, Norway, August.

Despland, J.N., de Roten, Y., & DRAPEAU, M. (2002). Patient response to the brief psychodynamic investigation. American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, May.

Körner, A.C., DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., & Geyer, M. (2002). The assessment of interpersonal behavior with the Relationship Patterns Questionnaire : a study on a representative German population. World Congress of Psychotherapy, Trondheim, Norway, August.

Beretta, V., de Roten, Y., DRAPEAU, M., Despland, J.N. (2002). The patient's contribution to early alliance building: the coordination style construct. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Santa Barbara, USA, June.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., & Lefebvre, R. (2001). An examination of core conflictual relationship theme components in adults with BPD. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay, June.

Lefebvre, R., Perry, C., & DRAPEAU, M. (2001). An examination of wishes & fears among adults with borderline personality disorder. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay, June.

Körner, A., DRAPEAU, M., Geyer, M., & Perry, J.C. (2001). Self-assessment of interpersonal behavior with the Relationship Pattern Questionnaire (RPQ): a Survey of the German population. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay, June.

Körner, A., Albani, C., DRAPEAU, M., & Geyer, M. (2001).The Big Five Factors of personality in a representative sample of the German population. Meeting of the European Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Leiden, Netherlands, March.

Körner, A., DRAPEAU, M., Albani, C., & Geyer, M. (2001; poster). Maladaptive relationship patterns: how do neurotic and psychosomatic patients differ from BPDs?. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, June.

DRAPEAU, M. & Körner, A. (2000). Une rencontre à l’encontre de la psychanalyse : la place de la psychanalyse à l’université. Colloque du GÉPI, Montréal, Québec, March.

DRAPEAU, M., & Perry, J.C. (2000). Les conflits intrapsychiques: changements dans les conflits relationnels centraux. VIième Congrès International de Psychothérapie Psychanalytique, Québec, September.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., Beck, S., Zheutlin, M.A., & Lapitsky, L. (2000). Naturalistic Response to Treatment and Change in the CCRT after 3 to 5 Years among Treatment-resistant Adults in the Austen Riggs Follow-along Study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Chicago, U.S.A., June.

Beck, S., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., DRAPEAU, M., Greif, A., Plakun, E., Zheutlin, B., & Lapitsky, L. (2000). Naturalistic Response to Treatment and Change in Defensive Functioning after 3 to 5 Years among treatment-resistant Adults in the Austen Riggs Follow-along Study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Chicago, U.S.A., June.

Lefebvre, R., Perry, J.C., Beck, S., DRAPEAU, M., Valenzuela, & Marcotte, M. (2000). Naturalistic response to Treatment and Change in Wishes and Fears after 3 to 5 Years among Adults in the Austen Riggs Follow-along Study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Chicago, U.S.A., June.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., Beck, S., Zheutlin, B., Lapitsky, L., & Körner, A. (2000; poster). Les changements dynamiques et descriptifs et une analyse des conflits relationnels centraux (CCRT) observés après plus de 4 ans de thérapie. Société Québécoise de Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Hull, October.

DRAPEAU, M., Körner, A., Albani, C., & Geyer, M. (2000; poster). Les relations interpersonnelles des personnalités limites et névrotiques: une étude des conflits relationnels centraux. Société Québécoise de Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Hull, October.

Körner, A., Albani, C., Villman, T., Pokorny, D., DRAPEAU, M., & Geyer, M. (2000; poster). A proposal for new cluster constitutions for the CCRT: when language has an influence. Société Québécoise de Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Hull, October.

Körner, A., Albani, C., DRAPEAU, M., & Geyer, M. (2000; poster). The Core Conflictual Relationship Theme of borderline patients assessed with original and alternative CCRT clusters. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Chicago, USA, June.

DRAPEAU, M. (1999). De la rigidité à la rigueur : réflexions sur l’apport de la psychanalyse. Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, October.

DRAPEAU, M., & Letendre, R. (1999). De la rigueur en recherche qualitative. Association Canadienne-Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS) / Colloque de l’Association pour la recherche qualitative (ARQ), Ottawa, May.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., & Beck, S. (1999). L’évolution et l’interrelation de mesures dynamiques et descriptives après de 3 à 4 ans de traitement d’orientation psychodynamique. Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, October.

Beck, S., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., & DRAPEAU, M. (1999). Psychopathologie et fonctionnement : l’état des défenses, des relations interpersonnelles et des motivations. Société Québécoise de Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, October.

Lefebvre, R., Perry, J.C., Beck, S., & DRAPEAU, M. (1999). Les progrès et les régressions associés à une thérapie psychodynamique à long terme. Société Québécoise de Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP), Québec, October.

DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Lefebvre, R., Beck, S., Zheutlin, M.A., Lapitsky, L. (1999). How do changes in dynamic and descriptive measures compare after 3-4 years among treatment resistant adults in the Austen Riggs follow-along study? Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Braga, Portugal, June.

Beck, S., Lefebvre, R., & DRAPEAU, M., Perry, J.C., Crits-Christoph, P. (1999). Change in three dynamic measures in a naturalistic sample of treatment resistant adults after three years: the Austen Riggs follow-along study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Braga, Portugal, June.

Lefebvre, R., Perry, J.C., Beck, S., DRAPEAU, M., Lépine, V., Valenzuela, M., Kolmeir, J., & Marcotte, M. (1999). Changes in Wishes and Fears after 3 to 4 years among treatment resistant adults in the Austen Riggs follow-along study. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Braga, Portugal, June.

Perry, J.C., Beck, S., Lefebvre, R., & DRAPEAU, M. (1999). Change in dynamic and descriptive measures in a naturalistic sample of treatment resistant adults after three years : the Austen Riggs follow-along study. Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, S.M.B.D. Jewish General Hospital, October.

Daoust, J.P., DRAPEAU, M., Diguer, L., & Luborsky, L. (1999; poster). French-Canadian validation and development of a self-report form of the HSRS. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, Braga, Portugal, June.

Daoust, J.P., DRAPEAU, M., & Diguer, L. (1999; poster). Jugement clinique sur la santé mentale : validation québécoise du Health-Sickness Rating Scale (HSRS). Association Canadienne-Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS), Ottawa, May.

Daoust, J.P., Diguer, L., & DRAPEAU, M. (1999). Jugement clinique sur la santé mentale : Construction et validation de la forme auto-révélée du Health-Sickness Rating Scale (HSRS). Association Canadienne-Française pour l’Avancement des Sciences (ACFAS), Ottawa, May.

Diguer, L., Lefebvre, R., Descoteaux, J., DRAPEAU, M., Daoust, J.P., & Hébert, É. (1998) The CCRT of psychotic, borderline and neurotic personality organizations. Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) International Meeting, CCRT workshops, Salt Lake City, USA, June.