The 8th Frances Tustin International Conference


[24-26 June 2022]


About The 8th Frances Tustin International Conference

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About PTTP

The psychoanalytical community in Poland in the 90s…

What is the Frances Tustin Memorial Trust?

The Frances Tustin Memorial Trust ( was established in Los Angeles, California in 1995, dedicated to the teaching, expansion and extension of Frances Tustin’s seminal work on the understanding and treatment of autistic spectrum disorders in children, adolescents and adults, as well as the treatment of autistic states in individuals of all ages.
Toward this goal, international conferences have been held in various places in the world and each year the Trust presents The Frances Tustin Memorial Prize and Lecture, now co-sponsored by The Program of Psychotherapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. Each year the Trust awards a cash prize of $1,000 to the author of an outstanding clinical paper, influenced by or expanding Frances Tustin’s thinking, on the psychoanalytic treatment of primitive mental states in general and autistic states, in particular, in children, adolescents or adults.
The Prize-winning author is invited to present his paper at The Frances Tustin Memorial Lecture held each year in Tel Aviv, Israel during November to commemorate the anniversary of Frances Tustin’s death on November 10, 1994. The next Frances Tustin Memorial Lecture will take place at Tel Aviv University, on Friday, November the 5th, 2021. Papers can be submitted until April 1st, each year, to


Meet all our speakers who will speak at the conference

Lech Kalita

Lech Kalita- is a psychologist and psychotherapist at the Polish Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and …

Alina Schellekes

Training and supervising psychoanalyst, Chair of The Frances Tustin Memorial Trust

Ewa Modzelewska – Kossowska

Training and supervising child and adult psychoanalyst

Justyna Zalewska

Psychoanalytical psychotherapist and supervisorat

Dr. Tami Pollak

Senior clinical social worker, therapist and supervisor

Ehud Wolpe

Child and adult psychoanalyst

Orly Shalev

Supervising psychotherapist and dance therapist

Marisa Helena Leite Monteiro

Training and Supervising Analyst


The 8th Frances Tustin International Conference

On Thursday, June 23th, 2022 and on Sunday, June 26th, 2021, various touristic activities and tours will be organized.

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