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All meetings are held at the New York Presbyterian/Westchester Division in White Plains, New York, from 12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M. Each meeting includes a light lunch, a short business meeting and a relevant presentation by invited members of the larger group psychotherapy community. (Previous meetings) There is no charge for members and generally a charge of $25 for Non-Members and $15 for Students/New Professionals to cover the cost of the lunch.

To attend, please RSVP to Gloria Batkin Kahn at (914) 428-0957 or so we can properly order lunch.


Please register and pay for upcoming presentations online by clicking this link:
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January 12, 2019
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Day-Long Process Group Experience Facilitators: Margaret Postlewaite, PhD, CGP, SEP, FAGPA
Leo Leiderman, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA

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March 29, 2019

“When the therapist becomes the medical patient, courageously engaging with illness and mortality.” 

presented by
Roberta Omin, LCSW

She earned her masters degree in Social Work, and Post-Masters Certificate in Advanced Clinical Social Work, is a certified Gestalt Therapist and certified in Internal Family Systems. These models have been integrated into her practice. Flyer

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April 12, 2019
“Haptotherapy: a unique European Tactile Practice.”

presented by
Ineke van Rijsselberg

Ineke van Rijsselberg is a haptotherapist in private practice in Heemstede (medical center) the Netherlands, with almost 20 years of experience in the field of haptonomy and haptotherapy. Before she was a movement therapist and dance teacher and got a grant to study dance/movement therapy in New York. She worked with groups in diverse settings. From 2006 until 2010 she followed master classes with the founder of haptonomy and haptotherapy in the South of France. She is trained in haptonomic couples therapy, and the haptonomic accompaniment of pregnancies. She was coauthor of the book Haptotherapie en Burnout (in Dutch), and writer of the article Haptotherapy and Burnout. Since 2014 she is editor of the International Journal of Haptonomy and Haptotherapy (IJHH - website: (Flyer)




Please visit the American Group Psychotherapy Association website,, to see the conference program for the American Group Psychotherapy Association's next Annual Meeting.

Check the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society website,, for details about programs in the New York City area. Also obtain information about the EGPS One-Year Training Program from the website.

Check the Northeastern Society of Group Psychotherapists website,, for information about their next conference.