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Scientific Program: A Heart Shattered, the Impenetrable Self, and a Life Unlived: An Existential-Humanistic Approach to Relentless Despair

January 20 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm EST

Presented by Martha Stark, MD

Highlights the primary difference between relentless hope and relentless despair, elaborate upon the patient’s intense ambivalence about entering the world of objects, explains the relevance of the concept of dreading surrender to resourceless dependence upon another, expounds upon the importance of moments of authentic meeting as offering opportunity for restoring purpose, direction, and meaning to a life otherwise unlived .

Debbie Steinke