As we prepare to ring in the New Year, I offer some toasts:
* To Arnie Richards: Here’s to the Internationalpsychoanalysis.net blog — may it flourish and continue to feed our world with interesting articles and information on psychoanalysis.
* To all readers of the blog with hopes that more of you participate!
* To Elise Snyder: Congratulations on your inroads to
* To Jurgen Reeder: Kudos for alerting us to the Hate and Love in Psychoanalytic Institutes: The Dilemma of the Profession in a scholarly manner, one from which we all can learn.
* To the IPA Planning Committee: congratulations on the
* To Barbara Stimmel: Thank you for the fine work you and your committee did on representing
* To Claudio Laks Eizirik: Cheers for the leadership you have provided at the IPA.
* To Paul Mosher: Thank you for providing us all with a sense of history.
* To Glen Gabbard: Gratitude for making the APsaA meetings so rich.
* To the organizing committee of The Future of Psychoanalytic Education (Sam Herschkowitz, Kenneth Eisold, Lewis Aron, Jennifer Harper, Joann Turo, James Fosshage, Doonam Kim, Arlene Kramer Richards, and my co-chair Arnie Richards) thank you for producing the first and most successful ecumenical conference on this topic.
* To Charles Brenner, Martin Bergmann, and Peter Neubauer for their continued vitality and for being wonderful role models.
* To Doris Silverman: kudos for the IPA newsletter.
* To all the presidents and board members of our many societies and institutes: thank you for your commitment and energy and time. Your leadership will take us into a successful future.
* To Dick Fox of APsaA for giving psychotherapy its rightful place in the sun.
* To the psychoanalytic journal editors: appreciation for keeping us informed and intellectually stimulated.
* To Norman Doidge: Thanks for telling us that the brain is indeed plastic and that we can add years to its functioning.
* To all the writers of psychoanalytic books and articles that teach us valuable lessons.
* To all the spouses: appreciation for your collective patience, tolerance, and support for your analytically involved mates.
* And most important: Deep gratitude to all the clinicians who do not necessarily make the news but who do the most important work.
Apologies to everyone I have not mentioned but who deserve cheers and best wishes for a successful and healthy New Year.
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