Herbert M. Woodcock, M.D.

Herbert M. Woodcock, M.D., 1921-1999
Herbert M. Woodcock, M.D., 1921-1999

Dr. Woodcock joined the OHSU Department of Psychiatry in 1969 and served on the faculty until his retirement in 1990. During his 21 years as a member of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Woodcock served as Chief, Consultation-Liaison Service (1969–1990), Director, Outpatient Clinic (1983–1990) and Consultant, Children's Psychiatric Day Treatment Center (1982–1999).

The Woodcock Lectureship was established in 1999 to honor Herbert M. Woodcock, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. The Lectureship recognizes Dr. Woodcock's devotion to teaching the principles of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy to the broad range of health professionals who are involved in the care and guidance of children, adolescents and young adults.

2015 Woodcock Lecture

October 2-3, 2015


Speaker: Dr. Deborah Cabaniss, M.D.

Associate Director of Residency Training, Director of Psychotherapy Training, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry; Director, Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Cabaniss' research interests primarily involve psychoanalytic and psychiatric education and she has authored many articles on this topic. She has been the recipient of many teaching awards, including a 2014 Presidential Teaching Award for Outstanding Teaching from Columbia University. She is a two time Teichner Scholar of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, and is the lead author of "Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Clinical Manual" and "Psychodynamic Formulation" which have become core reading in psychiatry residencies across the country and Canada an which are being translated into Mandarin, Korean, and Farsi.


Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Special Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Rethinking the BioPsychoSocial Model" by Dr. Deborah Cabaniss, M.D.

Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Marion Miller Auditorium, Joseph Vey Conference Center/ 11th Floor, Portland, Ore.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Woodcock Lecture: "Teaching Psychodynamics in the 21st Century"

Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Marion Miller Auditorium, Joseph Vey Conference Center/ 11th Floor, Portland, Ore.

08:30 - 09:00 AM -- Registration and Continental Breakfast

09:00 - 10:30 AM -- Deborah Cabaniss, M.D. lecture

10:30 - 11:00 AM -- Break

11:00 - 12:00 PM -- Lecture Part 2

12:00 - 12:30 PM -- Questions and answers

12:30 PM -- Complete Evaluation and Adjourn



Please confirm your attendance no later than Sept 29, 2015. To RSVP, email woodcock@ohsu.edu or contact Rocio Pozo at 503-494-8205, pozo@ohsu.edu .



2014 Woodcock Lecture

May 22-24, 2014Peter Fonagy, PhD FBA

Speaker:  Dr. Peter Fonagy, PhD FBA

Medical Research Council Fellowship, University College, London; Diploma in Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society; CEO, Anna Freud Centre, London; Head of Department, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology and the Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College, London; currently serving as Senior Investigator, British National Institute for Health Research; Visiting Clinical Professor, Harvard University; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University, School of Medicine; holder of numerous prizes, awards and other honors in the United Kingdom, USA and Israel; recipient of in excess of 50 research grants; authored or co-authored 16 books, nearly 400 original papers, including papers in press, over 200 book chapters. Professor Fonagy lives in London.


2014 Event Highlights and Pictures

Benefactor's Dinner at Andina Restaurant - Friday May 23rd, 2014

Dr. Peter Fonagy
Left to Right: Dr. Usher, Dr. Fonagy, Dr. Jetmalani, Dr. Keepers, Ms. Marvin, daughter of Dr. Woodcock, and Dr. Jeffrey Hays
group group
Left to Right Paper Winners: Dr. Creedon, Dr. Marsee, and Dr. Marshall

Historical Archive of Woodcock Lectureship Series

2012 - Freedom to Choose: Open and Closed Systems of Self-Regulation

By: Kerry Kelly Novick, and Jack Novick, PhD

The Novicks also presented the following as a part of this series:
Creating a Caring Circle: Building Emotional Muscle in Grownups and Children


2011 - "You Can Have Your Opinion": The Sandwich Model of Therapeutic Action

By: Alexandra Harrison, MD


2010 - From the Cradle to the Grave: Psychoanalytic Implications of Attachment Theory for Personality through Life

By: Mary Target, PhD


2009 - Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma and Anxiety

By: David E. Scharff, MD


2008 - Mentalization and Narcissistic Vulnerability: A Framework for Treatment

By: Efrain Bleiberg, MD


2005 - Psychoanalytic Temporality and Development

By: Jeanne Chasseguet, MD


2002 - Love & Power: Intimacy Across the Life Cycle

By: Ethel S. Pearson, MD