ISEPP 2014 International Annual Mental Health Conference: Transforming Mad Science and Re-imagining Mental Health Care

Los Angeles, CA. Nov. 14-16, 2014

ISEPP 2013: Transforming ‘The Bully’ with Jeanne Seitler, Psy.D.

Title of Presentation:  Transforming ‘The Bully’ where the s/he lives… inside the school, the neighborhood, the family, and within each of us.

Summary of Presentation:

Bullying dynamics will be “unpacked” using the keys of attachment theory and neuropsychological research.  Effective intervention techniques gleaned from Transactional Analysis (TA) and applied to the topic of bullying will be explored by conference attendees using hands-on, interactive workshop activities and discussion.


  • Participants will be able to define 3 differences between the actions of “The Considerate Brain” and “The Survival Brain”.

  • Participants will list 3 examples of each of the five TA ego states.

  • Participants will be able to list 3 ways to convert “The Bully Dynamic” into “An Attachment Dance”.

seitlerBiography:  Jeanne Seitler, Psy.D., received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Guilford College, in Greensboro, NC, a Masters of Education from Temple University, in Philadelphia PA, and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Widener University in Chester, PA, She is currently a Candidate at the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia, IRPP.

Dr Seitler has presented internationally her innovative approaches to understanding and working with individuals whose core self constructs are impacted by challenging life experience  (e.g. brain injury, gender identity disorders, dissociative identity disorder, panic disorder, and psychosis.)

Jeanne is in private practice in Ridgewood, NJ and specializes in anxiety and mood disorders, issues of gender and identity, Emotionally Focused Therapy with couples, and the therapeutic use of Sand Tray with clients of all ages. She currently serves on the board of The International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry, ISEPP, and is Past President and current Endowment Chair of the Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, PSPP (APA, Division 39, local chapter).


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