Archive for September, 2015

DBT and Psychoanalysis on Video

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

DBT

Click Here to View:  What is Dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents (DBT)? on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  Psychoanalysis: An Introduction on YouTube.

Click Here to Read and View:  Mind Your Mind, Episode 3: Road Rage (Defense Mechanisms) by A. Chris Heath, M.D. on the PEP website.

Hazing, #piggate and other secret rites

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

SkullandBones

Click Here to Read:  Hazing, #piggate and other secret rites: the psychology of extreme group rituals: As the UK reacts to allegations about David Cameron in his youth, the US grapples with tragic results of brutal initiation ceremonies – practices with strong ties to class structure and demonstrations of masculinity, experts say by The Skull and Bones Club is Yale’s most famous secret society by Joanna Walters on the Guardisn website on September 29, 2015.

The Skull and Bones Club is Yale’s most famous secret society. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

Books of Jewish Beauty

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Books of Jewish Beauty by Sara Lipton in The New York Review of Books on August 28, 2015.

The British Library: An image from volume 2 of The Tripartite Mahzor showing the revelation at Sinai; male protagonists have human heads, but women are given the heads of various animals, Germany, Lake Constance region, circa 1320

The Trotsky Paradox

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Trotsky Paradox by William T. Vollmann on The New York Review of Books on September 28, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Trotsky’s murder remembered by grandson, 72 years on: Esteban Volkov recalls returning from school to find Stalin’s assassins had struck in the family’s Mexico City home by Jo Tuckman on the Guardian Website on August 19, 2012,

 

Click here to read “Jews, the Left and the Rest” by Eitan Kensky from The Jewish Daily Forward on May 15, 2012. (more…)

Open House at CFS

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Considering Analytic Training?
OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, October 8, 2015
8:00 – 9:30pm
Location: TBA

Training with the Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society features:
· Courses in Psychoanalysis beginning in January
· Multiple contemporary perspectives in psychoanalysis (more…)

‘Oh, Doctor!’ Wendy Doniger On The Couch (A Tantric-Psychoanalysis)

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
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Click Here to Read: ‘Oh, Doctor!’ Wendy Doniger On The Couch (A Tantric-Psychoanalysis) by Rajiv Malhotra on the Swaragya website on September 30, 2015.

From the Literature of Reimagined Selves – Polly Zavadivker

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  From the Literature of Reimagined Selves – Polly Zavadivker on the Marginalia the Los Angeles Review of Books website on September 29, 2015.

Re-released after 40 years: The strengths and weaknesses of Robert Altman’s Nashville

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Re-released after 40 years: The strengths and weaknesses of Robert Altman’s Nashville By David Walsh on the World Socialist Website on September 30, 2015.

Writer’s Wednesday: Thomas Mann

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Thomas-Mann

Click Here to Read: Thomas Mann on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Thomas Mann – Biographical on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Read:  Thomas Mann Dies at 80; Novelist Won Nobel Prize By The Associated Press in The New York Times on August 13, 1955. (more…)

Illusions of a Future – Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review of Illusions of a Future – Psychoanalysis and the Biopolitics of Desire by Kate Schechter, Reviewed by Ellizabeth Ann Danto in History of Psychiatry (2015) 26(2):237-9.

CAPA Announcement

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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With great pleasure, the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance (CAPA) announces that graduates of our four year psychoanalytic psychotherapy training program have now begun FULL DISTANCE Psychoanalytic Training at the following institutes

Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis: s currently training three candidates living in three different Chinese cities and one candidate living in Chicago.
Baltimore-Washington Institute for Psychoanalysis: is training one candidate living in China. (more…)

Volkswagen, Why?

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Volkswagen, Why? on by Kenneth Eisold on his What You Don’t Know You Know blog on September 29, 2015.

Cultural Revolution Shaped Xi Jinping, From Schoolboy to Survivor

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Cultural Revolution Shaped Xi Jinping, From Schoolboy to Survivor By Chris Buckley and Didi Kirsten Tatlow in the New York Times on September 24, 2015.

Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing in 1972. He has rarely spoken publicly about his experiences as a teenager in the capital during the early years of the Cultural Revolution. CreditXinhua Press, via Corbis

US Troops Ordered to Turn a Blind Eye to Child Rape

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  US Troops Ordered to Turn a Blind Eye to Child Rape By Afghani Troops BY Christopher M. Anderson on The Good Men Project website on September 27, 2015.

Lyrical Tuesday from Jane Hall: All You Need Is Love

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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Lyrical Tuesday September 29, 2015
inspired by Pope Francis’ visit

All You Need Is Love by the Beatles
Click Here to View: All You Need is Love on YouTube.
“All You Need Is Love”

Love, love, love
Love, love, love
Love, love, love (more…)

Evidence found of ‘flowing liquid water’ on Mars: NASA

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Evidence found of ‘flowing liquid water’ on Mars: NASA by Robert Ferris on the CNN website on September 28, 2015.

Now Available from IPBooks: Anna Freud in the Hampstead Clinic edited by Daniel Benveniste

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Purchase:  Anna Freud in the Hampstead Clinic edited by Daniel Benveniste on the IPBooks website.
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Cori Bargmann Puts Her Mind to How the Brain Works

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Cori Bargmann Puts Her Mind to How the Brain Works in The New York Times on September 21, 2015.

Cori Bargmann, co-leader of the advisory commission for the Brain Initiative.CreditHilary Swift/The New York Times

Sherry Turkle’s ‘Reclaiming Conversation’

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sherry Turkle’s ‘Reclaiming Conversation’ By Jonathon Franzen in The New York Times on September 28, 2015.

Effectiveness of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Effectiveness of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies: Important NEW study just published by Peter Fonagy and his colleagues and other articles on similar topics on the Contemporary Freudian Society Website Information and Resources page.