Workshops

Petraglia, J. (2010). Communication within the couple. Workshop given at Madre dei Cristiani Church as part of a marriage preparatory course, Montreal, Quebec, April.

Petraglia, J. & Blake, E. (2007). Information technology for career counselling over the Internet. Presentation given to EDPC 662 Career Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, March.

Petraglia, J., Bhatia, M., & MacKinnon, C. (2012). Beginning, Developing, and Sustaining a Private Practice in Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, March


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Petraglia, J. (2010). An empirical study of the accuracy of therapist interpretation and in-session change in patients’ defensive functioning. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Conference (SPR), Asilomar, USA.

Bhatia, M., Petraglia, J. & Drapeau, M. (2010). Practicing what you preach: How important are defense mechanisms to psychodynamic psychotherapists? Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Winnipeg, Canada.

Di Giuseppe, M., Perry, J.C., Petraglia, J., Janzen, J., Lingiardi, V. (2010). Studying change in
defensive functioning using the new computerized defense mechanism rating scale Q-sort (DMRS Qsort) in psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Conference (SPR), Asilomar, USA.

Petraglia, J. (2010). The relationship between therapist interpretation accuracy and in-session
change in patients’ defensive functioning: New cases, new conclusions. Presented at Student Research Day, Jewish General Hospital (JGH). June, 2010.

Petraglia, J. (2010). Internships and theoretical Orientations. Dynamic Connections, Newsletter for the CPA section on Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychology. Spring 2010, 2- 3.

Petraglia, J., Bhatia, M., & Drapeau, M. (2010). Ten principles to guide psychodynamic technique with defense mechanisms: An examination of theory, research, and clinical implications. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Manuscript under review.

Olsen, T. R., Perry, J.C., Janzen, J. I., Petraglia, J. & Presniak, M. D. (2010). Addressing and interpreting defense mechanisms in psychotherapy: General considerations. Psychiatry: Biological and Interpersonal Processes. Manuscript under review.

Petraglia, J., Thygesen, K.L., Lecours, S., & Drapeau, M. (2009). Gender differences in
self-reported defense mechanisms: A study using the new Defense Style Questionnaire-60. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 63, 87-99.

Petraglia, J., Janzen, J. I., Perry, J. C., & Olson, T. R. (2009). The relationship
between therapist interpretation accuracy and in-session change in patients’ defensive functioning. Paper presented at the Canadian chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Montreal, Canada.

Petraglia, J., & Drapeau, M. (2009). A systematic review of the therapeutic techniques
associated with defense mechanisms in psychodynamic psychotherapy. Paper accepted for presentation at the European Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Bolzano, Italy.

 

 

 

Petraglia, J., Drapeau, M., Janzen, J., & Perry, J.C. (2009). Adjusting therapist
interpretations to patient defensive functioning in open-ended psychodynamic psychotherapy: A pilot study. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Petraglia, J., Bhatia, M., Morris, E. De Stefano, J., Fitzpatrick, M. & Drapeau, M. (2009). 
How novice therapists deal with in-session anxiety: A study of defense mechanisms used by Master level trainees. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Bhatia, M., Petraglia, J., & Drapeau, M. (2009). Practicing what you preach: How
important are defense mechanisms to psychodynamic psychotherapists? Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Perry, J.C., Di Giuseppe, M., Petraglia, J., Janzen, J., & Lingiardi, V. (2009).
Development of a q-sort for scoring defense mechanisms based on the DMRS. A preliminary study on validity and reliability. Paper accepted for presentation at the European Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Bolzano, Italy.

Bhatia, M., Sunderani, S., MacKinnon, C.., Petraglia, J. & Ali, M. (2009). Is efficacy the
same as effectiveness? Exploring the pitfalls of the Empirically Supported Treatment movement: A critical examination. Paper submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Olson, T. R., Perry, J. C., Janzen, J. I. & Petraglia, J. (2009). Defenses and dynamic
interventions: Theory to general hypotheses. Paper presented at the Canadian chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Montreal, Canada.

Janzen, J. I., Olson, T. R., Perry, J. C., Petraglia, J., & Presniak, M. D. (2009). Defenses and dynamic interventions: Five character types in search of hypotheses. Paper presented at the Canadian chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Montreal, Canada.

Petraglia, J., Perry, J.C., Drapeau, M., & Janzen, J. (2008). Examining the relationship between therapist interventions, accuracy, and in-session defensive functioning of patients in open-ended psychodynamic psychotherapy. Paper presented at the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, New Haven, USA.

Petraglia, J., Blake, E., Bhatia, M. & Drapeau, M. (2008). Cyber-counselling: A new frontier for career counsellors. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Halifax, Canada.

Petraglia, J., de Roten, Y., Beretta, V., Blake, E., Despland, J.N., & Drapeau, M. (2008). A sequential analysis of therapist interventions and patient defensive functioning in ultra-brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Halifax, Canada.

Janzen, J., Perry, J.C., & Petraglia, J. (2008). The relationship between client, therapist, and observer perspectives of transference and their relationship to alliance and outcome. Paper presented at the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, New Haven, USA.

Bhatia, M., D’Iuso, D., Barbagello, L., Wood, N., Petraglia, J & Perry, C. (2008). An examination of the short-term stability and reliability of transference patterns in the early phase of long-term dynamic psychotherapy of depressed adults. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax, Canada.

Petraglia, J., Thygesen, K.L., Lecours, S., & Drapeau, M. (2007). Gender differences in self-reported defense mechanisms: A study using the new Defense Style Questionnaire-60. Poster presented at the Jewish General Hospital Student Research Day, Montreal, Quebec.

DiGuiseppe, M., Perry, J.C., Petraglia, J., Janzen. J., Lingiardi, V. (In preparation). Development of a Q-sort version of the Defense Mechanism Ratings Scales (DMRS-Q) for clinical use. Manuscript in preparation.

Petraglia, J. (2011). Supportive psychotherapy and defense mechanisms: A comment on the case of Matilde. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process, and Outcome. 14, 43-51.

Drapeau, M., Thompson, K., Petraglia, J., Thygesen, K.L., & Lecours, S. (2011). Defense mechanisms and gender: An examination of two models of defensive functioning derived from the Defense Style Questionnaire. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy. 11, 149-155.

Olsen, T. R., Perry, J.C., Janzen, J. I., Petraglia, J. & Presniak, M. D. (2011). Addressing and interpreting defense mechanisms in psychotherapy: General considerations. Psychiatry: Biological and Interpersonal Processes. 74, 142-165.

Perry, J.C. Petraglia, J., Olson, T.R., Presniak, M.D., & Metzger, J. (2011). Accuracy of defense interpretation in three character types. In Levy, R.A., Ablon, J.S., & Kaechele, H. (eds.), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Practice Based Evidence and Evidence Based Practice. NJ: Wiley.

Petraglia, J. (2010). Internships and theoretical Orientations. Dynamic Connections, April Newsletter of the Psychoanalytic Psychology section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).