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AKRI Dialogues III

Back To the Future: Learning for Leadership in the 21st Century
Innovation, Adaptation and Application in Group Relations Work

September 16-18, 2016

Chicago, IL


A full list of presentations and downloadable abstracts is available.



Town Hall 1

What Is Group Relations?





Town Hall 2

What Is Group Relations?





Panel Discussion

Exploring Dual Relationships In Group Relations





Progress and Process: Creating the Next Generation of Group Relations Practitioners






Learning For Change: Leadership in the 21st Century

Debra Noumair, PhD




Is there an “Ethic” Behind Raising Questions Without Answers?

Charla Hayden, MA





Hong Kong and Beijing Group Relations Conferences 2016:
Cross-cultural Learning, Impact and Implications for the Future

Seth Harkins EdD, Leigh Estabrook PhD, Suma Jacob MD, PhD, Dannielle Kennedy PhD, Ilana Litvin MA, & Victoria Te Yu Moore MA





We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us:
Training and Certification at the nexus of Emotions about AKRI and its Future

Patricia Kummel PhD, Richard Lewis PhD, Laura Dorsey-Elson PhD, & Thomas Golebiewski, PhD





Action Research From Within:
An Approach to Organizational Stasis in a Psychoanalytic Institute

John Lundgren, MD, FIPA





With Memory and Desire? Inquiring Into the Unexplored Dynamics of Dual/Special Relationships in Conference and Organizational Life in the 21st Century

Katherine Zwick, MA & Seth Harkins, EdD





The Use of Language and Cultural Interpreters at Group Relations Conferences

Raymond F. Bakaitis, PhD, Daniel Kennedy, PhD & Victoria Te Yu Moore, MA





The Tavistock Learning Group: Exploration Outside the Traditional Frame
Group Relations, Abstraction and the Body

Clive Hazell, PhD & Mark Kiel, PsyD





Integrating Physical Activities into the Traditional GRC Model

Barney Straus, LCSW, CGP & Olga Konyakova, BS





Balint Group Process: An Introduction to Balint Work

Jeffrey Sternlieb, PhD & Katherine Knowlton, PhD





Going Inside Without Getting Lost

Earl Braxton, PhD