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3rd National meeting of the American Balint Society

July 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - July 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm CDT


Healing Relationships: Challenges and Inspirations
3rd National Meeting of the American Balint Society

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Plenary Speakers

John FreyJohn Frey, MD, on “Professional Loneliness and Balint Groups”

Past President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, former editor of Family Medicine, astute critical thinker and caring family physician, Dr. Frey is writing a book on the social history of doctors and communities in the last half of the 20th Century.



Dr. von UnwurthMatthew von Unwerth, PhD, on “Learning The Patient’s Idiom”

Dr. von Unwerth is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Narrative Medicine instructor and author with a strong background in issues of diversity. He will speak to us regarding the critical role of learning to speak in the patient’s own idiom in creating a healing relationship.

Conference will begin midday Thursday, July 26th and conclude around midday on Saturday, July 28th. Complete schedule will be posted soon!

You are invited to join us to look below the surface, to explore what makes Healing Relationships effective for both doctors and patients.

Hear original research on this topic.
Participate in the Balint group case discussions – no experience required! Advanced group processes available.
Leave with Inspiration from keynotes – this conference will change your practice.
Expand your thinking and your network with likeminded colleagues.


July 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
July 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm


The American Balint Society


The Graduate Hotel
615 Washington Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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