Archive for May, 2009

Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

 

 

Click Here to Read: Book Summary of Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell by William Ascher and Barbara Hirshfelder-Ascher.  Book Summary written by: Brett Reeder, Conflict Research Consortium on the Beyond Tractability website.

The Place of Agency and Norms in Psyschoanalysis

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Click Here To View: The Place of Agency and Norms in Psyschoanalysis, Roundtable discussion with Jorge L. Ahumada, Akeel Bilgrami, Arnold M. Cooper, Garrett Deckel, Peter D. Kramer, and Bernard Reginster, on December 17, 2007, Video on YouTube.

Martin Bergmann’s presentation on The Aging Analyst, the Aging Analysand, and the Aging Profession

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Click Here To Listen To: Part 1 of Martin Bergmann’s presentation on “The Aging Analyst, the Aging Analysand, and the Aging Profession” at The Psychoanalytic Association of the
Westchester Center on April 17, 2009. 

Click Here To Listen To: Part 2 of Martin Bergmann’s presentation on “The Aging Analyst, the Aging Analysand, and the Aging Profession” at the The Psychoanalytic Association of the
Westchester Center on April 17, 2009.

Rosenfeld’s Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing By Steven J. Zipperstein

Friday, May 29th, 2009

 

Click Here To Read: Rosenfeld’s Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing By Steven J. Zipperstein,  reviewed by Scott McLemee on the Barnes and Noble Review website on May 28, 2009.

Cathexis revisited: Lessons from a neurobiology of meaning by Arnold H. Modell

Friday, May 29th, 2009

 

 

Click Here to Read: Cathexis revisited: Lessons from a neurobiology of meaning by Arnold H. Modell on the Rapaport-Klein Website.

Be’Tipul – Season 2, Episode 1

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Be’Tipul is the Original Israeli Version of In Treatment.

The first season and second seasons of the Israeli series on which the HBO Series In Treatment was based, Be’tipul, is available for purchase by contacting Tamar Schwartz at 718-728-7416 or by email at Psypsa@aol.com The series is Hebrew with English subtitles. The first season may not play on all DVD players and computers as it is in PAL format. The second season will play on all US players.

Two Riddles: These poems have right answers. Does that diminish them? By Robert Pinsky

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Click Here To Read: Two Riddles: These poems have right answers. Does that diminish them? By Robert Pinsky on the Slate website on May 26, 2009.

 

Sir Walter Raleigh

‘In Treatment’: All’s surprisingly well that ends extremely well

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Click Here To Read:  ‘In Treatment’: All’s surprisingly well that ends extremely well by Ken Tucker  on the Entertainment Weekly website on May 25, 2009.

Click Here To View: Episodes of the first season of Israeli series Bi’Tipul and the first season of the HBO series In Treatment on this website.

Hope Davis and Gabriel Byrne

Movies on My Mind: Icarus in Concrete: This Boy’s Life, reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

 Click Here To Read: Icarus in Concrete: This Boy’s Life, directed by Mark Caton-Jones, reviewed by Harvey Roy Greenberg. This Boy’s Life and most of the other films cited in Dr. Greenberg’s review are available either through Netflix, Ebay, or Amazon.com, as well as special internet sites.  Dr. Harvey Roy Greenberg, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, publishes widely on cinema, media, and popular culture. Other reviews and essays can be found at his website, http://www.doctorgreenberg.net.  Dr. Greenberg welcomes comment, criticism, and further discussion, of his reviews and/or cinema in general.

War’s Psychic Toll

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Click Here to Read: War’s Psychic Toll By Bob Herbert in The New York Times on May 18, 2009 .

Click Here to Read: When the Mind Is a Casualty of War, Letter to the Editor by Robert L. Pyles in The New York Times on May 20, 2009 also included are letters to the Editor on the same topic by: Wes Poriotis and Ray Healey, Gail T. Waters,   William H. Braun and Eric Mihan.

Bob Herbert

Symposium 2010: Love, Sex and Passion: The Anatomy of Desire

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

I am pleased to announce that Symposium 2010 will be held on March 6, 7 2010 in NYC.  We are also looking into video conferencing in other locations including Israel.

The theme:  Love, Sex and Passion: The Anatomy of Desire

The final panel  chaired by Glen Gabbard will be on Desire in the TV series  In Treatment  We will show clips illustrating desire in the transference from BeTipul- the  doctor (Season 1) and the lawyer (Season 2)

You can watch the first episode of BeTipul by clicking here:

You can order the DVDs of BeTipul Seasons 1 and 2 by emailing psypsa@aol.com

We anticipate considerable interest in the Symposium 2010.

To reserve a place email psypsa@aol.com and put Desire in the subject heading

arnold richards

More Psychoanalysis in the News

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Click Here To Read: The Ethicist: Little-League Trade by Randy Cohen in the New York Times on  May 21, 2009 which includes quotes from Dr. Kerry Sulkowitz. 

Click Here To Read: The Impossible Profession: Letter to the Editor by Mark Smaller in the New York Times  on May 21, 2009.

Click Here To Read: Ten Ways To Stay Faithful by Rebecca Ruiz in Forbes Magazine on May 18. 2009.  Includes quotes by Mark Smaller.

Podcasts #7 and #8 by Dr. Jerry Gargiulo

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Dr. Jerry Gargiulo brings over thirty six years of clinical experience to his practice in Greenwich, Connecticut and Setauket, New York. Jerry Gargiulo, PhD has inaugurated a radio show entitled The Psychotherapist’s Corner which can be heard every Tuesday morning, out of Greenwich Ct.  He will be offering analytic insights, in everyday language, to the general public during this half hour program. The show can be heard at 1490 AM (WGCH) at 9AM. For anyone who might have any interest, each podcast will be archived on his website WWW.GeraldJGargiulo.Com.

Click Here to Listen to: Podcast #7: Remember the Past – To Live the Present

Click Here To Listen To: Podcast #8: Understanding Marriage

Beyond Inanity by Peter Unger

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

 

Click Here to Read: Beyond Inanity by Peter Unger, a book in progress, and other papers by Peter Unger on his web page.

Chapter 10 from Freud as an Entrepreneur: Implications for Contemporary Psychoanalytic Institutes by Harry Levinson

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

 

Click Here To Read: Chapter 10 from Freud as an Entrepreneur: Implications for Contemporary Psychoanalytic Institutes by Harry Levinson.  The book Freud as Entrepreneur: Implications for Contemporary Psychoanalytic Institutes has yet to be published.

Harry Levinson

“They Fuck You Up,” Philip Larkin’s, This Be The Verse by Henry M. Seiden, Ph.D. ABPP.

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Click Here To Read: “They Fuck You Up,” Philip Larkin’s, This Be The Verse by Henry M. Seiden, Ph.D. ABPP.

This previously appeared as Seiden, Henry M. (Spring 2009).  “They Fuck You Up,” Philip Larkin’s, This Be The Verse.  Psychologist-Psychoanalyst, the newsletter of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.

Chapter 2 from What Silent Love Hath Writ by Martin S. Bergmann and Michael Bergmann

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Click Here To Read: Chapter 2: When Love is at War with Time and Death from What Silent Love Hath Writ, A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Shakespeare’s Sonnets by Martin S.  Bergmann and Michael Bergmann.

Click Here to Read: Chapter 1: Four Pivotal Sonnets, Sonnets 20, 62, 104 and 129 from What Silent Love Hath Writ, A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Shakespeare’s Sonnets by Martin S.  Bergmann and Michael Bergmann.

 

To Order What Silent Love Hath Writ: A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Shakespeare’s Sonnetsby Martin S. Bergmann and Michael Bergman, published by Forward Looking Books, contact Tamar Schwartz at Psypsa@aol.com.

After economy recovers, fears may linger

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Click Here to Read: After economy recovers, fears may linger. Dr. Saltz cautions that worries are often exaggerated relative to reality by Gail Saltz on the MSNBC website on May 20, 2009.

New Drugs Have Allure, Not Track Record

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

  

Click Here To Read: New Drugs Have Allure, Not Track Record by Richard A. Friedman M.D. in The New York Times on May 18, 2009.

In Treatment : Season 2 : Episode 26-30 “Week 6”

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

 

Click Here To Read: In Treatment : Season 2 : Episode 26-30  “Week 6” by Todd VanDer Werff on the AVE TV website on May 19, 2009.