On the issue of psychoanalysis and frequency of sessions:
To the Editor: Published in NY Times Region/Opinions section Sept. 16, 2007 in response to “Patching Up the Frayed Couch” (Sept. 9)
TV & Radio:
TV. Dr. Sehl appeared on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly TV show, July, 2004.
Radio talks: Discussed Phobias on Rachel Quimby's show "Grey Matters" - WKCR FM NY, February, 2006.
"Alcoholics Anonymous and Psychoanalysis-Collision or Collaboration? A brunch seminar sponsored by the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies. The film Bill W. was shown and discussed by director Kevin Hanlon and psychoanalysts Mark Sehl, Raul Plasencia and Steven Brown, Oct. 28th, 2012.
"Can Drug and Alcohol Addiction Be Effectively Treated by Psychoanalysis?" sponsored by the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, Mark Sehl and Raul Plasencia, Four Workshops: June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2012
“Modern Psychoanalysis and Effective Interventions in Psychotherapy: Working With The ‘Difficult’ Narcissistic Preoedipal Patient” sponsored by the Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists- The David Wachstock Clinical Series, May 2, 2010
"Problematic Substance Use and Patient Retention: The Role Transference and Countertransference Play in Forming Effective Interventions" presented at the NAAP 37th Annual Conference- Thriving in Turbulent Times: How Relevant is Psychoanalysis Today? - Desmond Tutu Center, Oct. 24, 2009, NY.
"Living With Chronic Illness"-In Search of a Cure for Mast Cell Disease-2009 Annual Conference, The Mastocytosis Society, Oct. 1-4, 2009, Tenafly, N.J. Talk Oct. 2, Mast Cell patients group moderator, Oct. 4.
“Harm Reduction- Clinical Applications” with Michele Stocknoff at the NASW Addiction Committee, 50 Broadway, 4/25/07 and 4/18/08.
Harm Reduction 101 and 102
Oakland, CA, 6th National Harm Reduction Conference, Nov. 8-11, '06.
Workshop Presentation, The Multiple Meanings of Substance Use and the Therapeutic Relationship, 5th National Harm Reduction Conference, New Orleans, Nov. 11-14, ‘04.
Speaker and moderator for a workshop - “Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: An Alternative Treatment Approach” - NASW Annual Addictions Institute - “Addictions Through the Life Cycle” May 7, 1999.
Presented a paper “Alcoholism and the Elderly” sponsored by the New York State Career Development Association - Chemical Dependency, HIV-AIDS, and Physical and Substance Abuse and Trauma among African Americans, Greeks and Hellenic Americans, Latino, and Older Adults - April 17, 1999.
“On Countertransference” - a lecture presented to social work students at the New York University Shirley M. Ehrenkranz School of Social Work, March, 1999.
Presented a paper "Recovery in an 83 Year Old Homebound Alcoholic Woman" at the 19th annual conference of the State Society on Aging of New York, October, 1991.
Presented as member of a panel on Alcoholism at the Saturday Series, sponsored by the Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and the Metropolitan Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists, 1990
Presented a paper on "Aging and Alcoholism" at the Senior Center of the Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, 1986.
Presented a paper entitled "Reflections on Stalemates in Therapy and the Notion of Gratification" at a meeting sponsored by the Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (also presented the same paper at the Long Island Institute for Mental Health) 1984.