Archive for April, 2010

The Escape Of Sigmund Freud

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Click Here to Read: Review: The Escape Of Sigmund Freud: Freud’s perilous path to Hampstead By David Cohen, Reviewed by Madeleine Kingsley in the Jewish Chronicle on April 29, 2010.

Click Here to Read: How a frigid princess saved Freud from the Nazis on this website.

Click Here to Read: The Escape of Sigmund Freud on this website.

The Use of “Talk Therapy” with an Aphasic Patient by Leslie Max at NYPSI

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY

Saturday, May 1, 2010
10 a.m.

Leslie Max
NPAP
The Use of “Talk Therapy” with an Aphasic Patient
Discussant: Mark Solms, Ph.D. (more…)

The Life & Work of Louise Nevelson with Laurie Wilson at NYPSI

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
THE FRIENDS OF THE A. A. BRILL LIBRARY
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY
                                           
Friday, April 30, 2010 at 7:30 pm

The Life & Work of Louise Nevelson
Laurie Wilson, Ph.D.

Louise Nevelson spoke often about the lights, shadows and reflections in her work. She was referring both to the formal appearance of her abstract sculpture as well as to some metaphysical concepts used by many twentieth century artists. This presentation will address some psychological ways of understanding the artist’s conceptualization of her work. Applying Christopher Bollas’s concept of the “Unthought Known” to a reconstruction of Nevelson’s early biography and family history will illuminate the ways the artist described her work and the various relationships she had with the art dealers who represented her. (more…)

Skin Deep: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Body Modification

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

We invite you to attend the Spring Symposium presented by the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis in New Haven, CT on May 1st entitled: ‘Skin Deep: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Body Modification.’  Dr. Janice Lieberman, a Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst in New York City and author of, Body Talk: Looking and Being Looked at In Psychotherapy (New Jersey: Jason Aronson, 2000) and Professor Alessandra Lemma, author of Under The Skin: A Psychoanalytic Study of Body Modification (London: Routledge, 2010) and head of psychology for the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London will present papers. They will consider bodies and individual’s experiences of, fantasies about and underlying conflicts related to, why some people choose reconstructive surgical procedures to modify their bodies. Clinical case vignettes will be presented by an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon, Dr. David Astrachan, and a plastic surgeon, Dr. Deborah Pan. Please see the attachments below for further information and registration.

Click Here To Read:  Flyer for the Conference: Skin Deep: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Body Modification, Saturday May 1st at the Yale Child Center in New Haven, CT, presented by the Western New England Psychoanalytic Society.

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Click Here to View: The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan: Uncovering the World of the ‘baca bazi”: Journalist Najibullah Quraishi starts investigating what’s happening to Afghan boys, bought and trained to entertain at all-men parties on the Frontline PBS website.

“Anatomy of an Epidemic:” The hidden damage of psychiatric drugs

Thursday, April 29th, 2010


Click Here to Read: “Anatomy of an Epidemic”: The hidden damage of psychiatric drugs: An award-winning science reporter looks at the history of mental illness in America — with disturbing results by by Jeff Lipinski on the Salon website on April 27, 2010.

Alice Miller, author who blamed Hitler’s father, dies at 87

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Click Here to Read: Alice Miller, author who blamed Hitler’s father, dies at 87 on the M& C blog on April 23, 2010.

Click Here to Read:  Alice Miller, Psychoanalyst, Dies at 87; Laid Human Problems to Parental Acts by William Grimes in the New York Times on  April 26, 2010.

Stanley Greenspan 1941-2010

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Click Here To Read: List of Stanley Greenspan’s Paper from PEP  Website.

Click Here to Read:  Appreciation of Stanley Greenspan by Jon Meyer.

Click Here to Read: Appreciation of Stanley Greenspan by Judith Schachter.

Click Here to Read: Obituary of Stanley Greenspan in the Washington Post on April 28, 2010. 

Click Here to Read: Mourning Stanley Greenspan on the YAI  Autism Community Website on April 28, 2010.

Click Here to Read:  Examiner Bio Dr. Stanley Greenspan dies, founded Floortime and developmental approaches to autism therapy by Mike Frandsen on the DC Autism blog in the San Francisco on April 28, 2010.  See also the video at the bottom of this article.

With great sorrow, a message from ICDL (more…)

CAPA: CHINA AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC ALLIANCE

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

CAPA

CHINA AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC ALLIANCE 

 

CAPA has just accepted the third class for its Two-year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program
The students have been carefully vetted for their fluency (pretty good) in English
64 of our 72 teaching slots are filled. (more…)

Review of the Movie Rounders by Harvey Roy Greenberg

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010



Click Here to Read:  VAIREEEEEE AGKGRESSEEEVE!!   Review of the Movie Rounders by Harvey Roy Greenberg.  Rounders  and most of the other films cited in Dr. Greenberg’s reviews 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.

Listening to Prozac, Listening to Pedophilia

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Click Here to Read: Listening to Prozac, Listening to Pedophilia by R.S. Hoffman on the View From My Windrow blog on April 26, 2010.

Mind Over Meds

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010


Click Here To Read: Mind Over Meds By Daniel Carlat in the New York Times on April 19, 2010.

Low Cost High Quality Psychoanalysis at NYPSI

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Treatment Center
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900

HIGH QUALITY
LOW COST
PSYCHOANALYSIS

FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
FOR YOUR PATIENTS IN NEED OF A REFERRAL
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Finding Psychoanalytic Values in Unexpected Places

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Click Here to Read: The President’s Corner: Finding Psychoanalytic Values in Unexpected Places: Dr. Donald Berwick and the CMS by Prudence Gourguechon ont the American Psychoanalytic Association website on April 21, 2010.

2010 Summer Institute at MITPP

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN
PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 496-2858
Email: mitppnyc@aol.com          Website: www.MITPP.org

 2010 SUMMER INSTITUTE  

 PSYCHOTHERAPY AND THE SUBSTANCE ABUSER
Controversies in the field of substance abuse focus on treatment approaches: some clinicians tout 12- step programs while others rely on traditional psychotherapeutic approaches.  This three-session mini-course presents an integration of methods, drawing from cognitive theory, attachment theory, ego psychology and object relations theory.   Starting with an assessment of the substance abusing patient, this seminar will consider multiple perspectives of the internal and external world.   Achieving abstinence, early recovery and advanced recovery will be examined in the framework of transference and countertransference.  Clinical material from participants will be welcome. (more…)

Supporters or Saboteurs? The Parents’ Role in Child Treatment in Spanish at MITPP

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING  IN
PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 o Telephone: (212) 496-2858
Email: mitppnyc@aol.com  o   Website: www.MITPP.org

                                                      2010 SUMMER INSTITUTE 

COURSE FOR SPANISH SPEAKING CLINICIANS
SUPPORTERS OR SABOTEURS?  THE PARENTS’ ROLE IN CHILD TREATMENT:
A CLINICAL WORKSHOP CONDUCTED IN SPANISH (more…)

Hollywood’s Hidden Morality Tale in The Hurt Locker vs. Avatar

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Click Here to Read: Hollywood’s Hidden Morality Tale in The Hurt Locker vs. Avatar by Wendy Jacobson on the Huffington Post website on Aprill 11, 2010.

Helen Meyers 1925 – 2010

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Click Here to Read: Lila Kalinich’s Eulogy of Helen Meyers

Click Here to Read:  Andrew Meyers’s Eulogy of of Helen Meyers.  Andrew Meyers is Helen Meyers’s son.

Click Here to Read:   Helen Meyers—A Personal Appreciation by Ellen B. Rowntree in the Bulletin of the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine.

Click Here to View:  Pictures on Helen Meyers and her family.

Click Here To View:  Pictures of Helen Meyers and Donald Meyers. (more…)

Psychologists Notes May Indicate Zubaydah Torture Experimentation

Sunday, April 25th, 2010


Click Here to Read: Psychologists Notes May Indicate Zubaydah Torture Experimentation by Jeffrey Kaye on the TruthOut Website on April 25, 2010.

The IPA 100th Event in Toronto

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Click Here to Read:  Canadian Psychoanalytic Society 36th Annual Conference in Conjunction with the 100th Anniversary of the IPA, Toronto, June 3rd to 6th, 2010.