Archive for September, 2011

Anniversary of Freud’s death, his legacy, his followers and his influence on today on InternationalPsychoanalysis.net from Sasha Rolde

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Dear Colleagues:

On this day, the anniversary of Freud’s death, among the multitude of riches on the international psychoanalysis website, I noticed there are a number of entries with the main focus on children. I have selected a few posts, albeit biased by my own interest in child work , to highlight for you, but hope that you will also chose those which appeal to you. Nevertheless, it has been my contention in the many years that I taught child development that all analysts and mental health professionals would benefit from a thorough understanding of the child and his/her world.

My choices this week are: (more…)

Neuropsychoanalysis – How can we practice such a transdisciplinary enterprise? with Georg Northoff at NYPSI

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

PLEASE JOIN NYPSI FOR A YEAR LONG CELEBRATION OF OUR CENTENARY
CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF ADVANCEMENT THROUGH SELF-KNOWLEDGE

THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuropsychoanalysis
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org

Saturday: October 1, 2011 10 am – 12 pm
Georg Northoff, MD, PhD, PhD

Canada Research Chair for Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics Michael Smith Chair for Neuroscience and Mental Health Full Professor, Depts of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Philosophy at the University of Ottawa
will receive

THE ARNOLD PFEFFER PRIZE FOR 2010

and speak on
Neuropsychoanalysis – How can we practice such a transdisciplinary enterprise? (more…)

Adventures in the Orgasmatron

Saturday, September 24th, 2011




Click Here to Read: ‘Adventures in the Orgasmatron’ By Christopher Turner in the New York Times on September 23, 2011

Click Here to Read:  Unsexed Reich by Nathan Szajnberg on this website.

Click  Here to Read: Father of the sexual revolution and other posts on Wilhelm Reich on this website.

When Your Therapist Is Only a Click Away

Saturday, September 24th, 2011




Click Here to Read: When Your Therapist Is Only a Click Away by Jan Hoffman in the New York Times on September 23, 2011.

Facets of Psychoanalytic Treatment and Research: Practice-based Evidence vs. Evidence-based Practice Washington DC Conference Papers

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Click Here to Read: Are psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapies effective?: A review of empirical data by Falk Leichsenring.

This article originally appeared as: Leichsenring, Falk  (2005).Are psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapies effective?: A review of empirical data.  International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 86:841-868 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions. (more…)

Psychoanalytic Principles of Child Development with David Sawyer and Ronald Rawitt at NYPSI

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

PLEASE JOIN NYPSI AS IT CONTINUES ITS CENTENARY CELEBRATION
CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF ADVANCEMENT THROUGH SELF-KNOWLEDGE
THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Extension Committee
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT
Psychoanalytic Principles of Child Development
David Sawyer, M.D. & Ronald Rawitt, M.D.

Wednesdays
7:30 – 8:30 pm
October 19, 2011 – November 16, 2011
(5 sessions) Fee:  $50 (more…)

Sex, spanking and the bitter feud that Jung and Freud took to the grave, according to controversial new film

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Click Here to Read: Sex, spanking and the bitter feud that Jung and Freud took to the grave, according to controversial new film By Annabel Venning on the Mail Online website on 3rd September 2011.

Click Here to Read;  Toronto Diary: Fears, Freud And At Least One Woman With Grace Kelly Issues and other posts on A Dangerous Method on this Website.

Click Here to Read: Freud, Jung, and Sabina: Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” on this website.

Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Revolutions in Subjectivity

Friday, September 23rd, 2011




Click Here to Read: Review of : Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Revolutions in Subjectivity by Ian Parke, reviewed By: Jamieson Webster on the American Psychological Association Division 39 website.

Sigmund Freud died Septermber 23, 1939

Friday, September 23rd, 2011








Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud on the Find a Grave website.  Sigmund Freud died Septermber 23, 1039.  Augustus Caeser and Bruce Springstein were born on that day.

Long Day’s Journey Into Night with George Mandelbaum at NYPSI

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

NEW FALL COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT
THE NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE
EXTENSION COMMITTEE
 
LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT A PSYCHOANALYTIC EXPLORATION
George Mandelbaum,Ph.D.
Mondays 7:00 – 8:30 pm
9/26/11, 10/3/11, 10/17/11, 10/24/11 (4 sessions) Fee: $80
(more…)

Scientists Reconstruct Video Clips From Brain Activity In Historic Experiment

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011




Click Here to View: Scientists Reconstruct Video Clips From Brain Activity In Historic Experiment on the Gizmodo website.

Freud, Jung, and Sabina: Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method”

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

 

Click Here to Read: Freud, Jung, and Sabina:  Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” . Isaac Tylim reporting from the 68th Venice Film Festival- Press Conference.

Isaac Tylim

Letter from John Rosegrant re: Alan Kazdin’s Interview in Time Magazine

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Click Here to Read: Q&A: A Yale Psychologist Calls for the End of Individual Psychotherapy By Maia Szalavitz Tuesdayin Time Magazine on September 13, 2011.

To the Editors,

            In your Healthland column of Sept. 13, you present an interview with Dr. Alan Kazdin.  We are wholeheartedly in agreement with his opinion that effective mental health treatment needs to be made more widely available.  However, his comments about individual psychotherapy are wildly inaccurate and ignore current research. ‘Ironically, as he speaks out to try to help

Alan Kazdin

(more…)

Training Analysis: An Inevitable Bind? by Nathan Szajnberg

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Training Analysis: An Inevitable Bind?

Nathan Szajnberg, MD

Shevrin addresses one crucial aspect of the recent dissatisfactions within the American Psychoanalytic: training analysis.  Click Here to  Read: 

 He states a foundational problem clearly: organizations value power. Privileged knowledge (the intimate vulnerabilities of a candidate’s personal life) when combined with official power (overseeing promotion, graduation, (more…)

“Facets of Psychoanalytic Treatment and Research: Practice-based Evidence vs. Evidence-based Practice with Horst Kächele in Washington DC

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

 October 21-23, 2011 Weekend Conference:
“Facets of Psychoanalytic Treatment and Research: Practice-based Evidence vs.   Evidence-based Practice”
 With Horst Kächele, M.D., Ph.D. (more…)

Zvi Lothane Receives the 2011 Szasz Award

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Click Here to Read: The partnership of psychoanalysis and psychiatry in the treatment of psychosis and borderline states: its evolution in North America by Zvi Lothane.

Click Here to Read:  Annoucement of the Zvi Lothane Receiving the 2011 Szasz  Civil Liberties Award.

This  article originally appeared as: Lothane, Zvi. (2011). The partnership of psychoanalysis and psychiatry in the treatment of psychosis and borderline states: its (more…)

Pedagogy in Purgatory

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011






Click Here to Read: Pedagogy in Purgatory:  Reviews of the books Terezín: Voices from the Holocaust  by Ruth Thomson and Through a Narrow Window: Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and her Terezín Students by Linney Wix,  Reviewed by  Ellen Handler Spitz on the New Republic Books website on September 21, 2011.

Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Click Here to Read: Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why By Steve Silberman on August24, 2009.

The Benefits and Danger of Over-Confidence

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011




 

Click Here to Read: The Benefits and Danger of Over-Confidence by Todd Essig on the Forbes website on September 19, 2011.

“… a man should never gamble more than he can stand to lose” — David Bromberg

Final, unfinished Lucien Freud work set for show

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Click Here to Read: Final, unfinished Lucien Freud work set for show on the CBC News website on September 20, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Freud black eye self-portrait fetches 2.8 million pounds and other posts on Lucien Freud  on this website.

Click Here to Read: The Freud Museum: a chunk of pre-war Vienna in Hampstead on this website.

Click Here to Read: Lucien Freud dies at 88 on this website. 

Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud told daughter on deathbed ‘I want you to know I’m very selfish’ in extraordinary reconciliation on this website.