Writing & Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Retreat

St Louis Psychoanalytic Institute 7700 Clayton Rd Ste 200, Saint Louis, MO, United States

Presented by Nikki Karalekas, PhD, MSW, LCSW and Harold Braswell, MSW, PhD. How do we write psychoanalytically? How does psychoanalysis inform and enhance our writing practice? What role does writing […]

Evening Presentation – Understanding and Treating Adult Onset Trauma

Virtual (Click on event title to advance to website and registration page)

When catastrophic events overtake adult lives, they can often scar the psyche in ways that psychodynamic clinicians struggle to understand. The adult survivor of a catastrophe--whether a life-threatening assault, a […]

Jonathan Slavin: The Innocence of Sexuality

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Jonathan Slavin presents as part of our ongoing videoconference series on The Erotic in Psychoanalysis. 2 CEs $60

I Want it All and I Want it Now

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Presenter: Denia Barrett, LCSW Description: This presentation will illustrate analytic work with a patient during late latency and prepuberty, followed by periods of psychotherapy in mid- and late- adolescence/emerging adulthood. […]

Revisiting Soul Murder with Paul Williams, PhD

Hybrid (virtual and in-person) +1 more

Soul Murder is a crime, not a diagnosis, Leonard Shengold argues. It comprises a particularly toxic combination of chronic abuse (sexual, physical or emotional), and extreme neglect of a child's […]

Film and Mind Online: Joyland

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Joyland (2022, 2 hr 1 min, from Pakistan) is a romantic tragedy written, directed and co-edited by Saim Sadiq. Beyond the plot line, the film shows what happens to “self” […]

The Unseen: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges in Psychoanalysis: Community Psychoanalysis into the Future

University Club, Washington, DC and Virtual +1 more

2-Day Conference - *Early-bird Registration Ends February 1, 2024* Presenters: Francisco J. González, MD; Kimberlyn Leary; PhD, ABPP; Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD; Paula Christian-Kliger, PhD, ABPP Our world is on fire! […]

An Unlived Life: Finding Hope In Complex Trauma (ICP-LA Open House)

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Join us for a live case presentation and discussion that will highlight the diversity of contemporary relational psychoanalytic approaches to clinical work available within the training programs at ICP. Candidate, […]

The Unseen: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges in Psychoanalysis: Community Psychoanalysis into the Future

University Club, Washington, DC and Virtual +1 more

2-Day Conference - *Early-bird Registration Ends February 1, 2024* Presenters: Francisco J. González, MD; Kimberlyn Leary; PhD, ABPP; Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD; Paula Christian-Kliger, PhD, ABPP Our world is on fire! […]

Saturday Salon: Tending The Unborn

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This is the chronical of a journey taken by patient and therapist into the black abyss of insanity, formlessness, and desperation. This is the story of how the analyst “found” […]

Dreaming of an Inclusive Psychoanalysis

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Presented in partnership with Casa de Salud’s Mental Health Collaborative with Patricia Gherovici, PhD; Harold Braswell, MSW, PhD and Juliana Varela, LCSW. Patricia Gherovici will compare two films documenting actual […]

Andrea Celenza: Embodied Countertransference

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Andrea Celenza presents in our ongoing videoconference series on The Erotic in Psychoanalysis. 2 CEs $60

Where Is Psychoanalysis in the Psychotherapy Jungle?

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Presenter: Jon G. Allen, PhD Description: After its dominance in American psychotherapy in the first half of the twentieth century, psychoanalysis was marginalized in the healthcare system in the latter […]

Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparation

Hybrid (virtual and in-person)

Presented by Paula Christian Kliger, PhD. Taking the position that a road paved with truth, reconciliation, and reparation is the road less traveled in our racial and sociocultural healing and […]

“Observer and Lens of Patient-Analyst Match”

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A Scientific Meeting presented by Judy Kantrowitz, PhD In this presentation, we will consider the importance of an outside observer in clinical work after the end of formal training. This […]

Gender Without Identity, Development Without Developmentalism

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Presented by Avgi Saketopoulou, PsyD. At this moment in time, conversations about gender are at the epicenter of heated debate and passionate conversation. At stake is gender's status as a […]

Glen Gabbard, MD. “The Elusive Construct of Therapeutic Action”

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Clinicians and researchers find it difficult to adequately describe how the patient changes and what roles the clinician has in facilitating change. What approaches have been developed to help us […]

Mark Solms – A Neuroscientific Perspective on Freudian Dream Theory

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Mark Solms is a psychoanalyst, neuropsychologist and a professor in Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town (South Africa). His lecture begins with a discussion on the series of discoveries […]

Visiting Scholars Weekend: “A new perspective on Freud’s thinking on truth, it’s foundational role in psychoanalysis, and its contemporary relevance”

Baker Nord Center for the Humanities on Case Western Reserve University Campus Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH, United States

Rachel Blass presents “A new perspective on Freud’s thinking on truth, it’s foundational role in psychoanalysis, and its contemporary relevance." At the foundation of Freud’s thinking is the idea that […]

Alessandra Lemma: The Erotic Body in Psychoanalysis

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Alessandra Lemma presents the final session of our ongoing videoconference series on the Erotic in Psychoanalysis. 2 CEs $60

What is Effective in Psychoanalytic Treatments?

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Presenter: M. Sagman Kayatekin, MD Description: Psychoanalytic discipline is in the process of broadening its theory, practitioners and applications. We welcome contributions from different psychoanalytic approaches and related disciplines in […]

Traumatophilia: Notes on Libidinal Fugitivity

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Presented by Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D. Psychoanalytic thinking teaches us that trauma leaves the subject fractured, less agentic, more subject to iterative, stalled revisitations of the traumatic event. With the help […]