Archive for November, 2016

C.I.A. Doctors, Ethics and Torture

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: C.I.A. Doctors, Ethics and Torture Letter to the Editor of the New York Times by Robert Lifton on November 29, 2016,

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump Faces Obstacles to Resuming Waterboarding By Matt Apuzzo and James Risen in The New York Times on November 28, 2016.

Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations:Selected Papers by Arnold Richards, Vol. 1 An Evening with Arnold D. Richards, Ken Fuchsman and Arthur Lynch at Brill LIbrary, NYPSI

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Friends of the Brill Library invite you to attend a discussion of Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations:Selected Papers by Arnold Richards, Vol. 1 An Evening with Arnold D. Richards, Ken Fuchsman
and Arthur Lynch

December 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC
General Admission: $10, Register Here

This presentation will feature a discussion of Psychoanalysis: Critical Conversations: Selected Papers by Arnold Richards, Volume 1 (IP Books, 2015). The book is edited by Arthur Lynch.

The book covers a broad range of topics ranging from early history of our field, the contributions of Kohut, the (more…)

Bruce Mazlish, Who Fused Psychoanalysis and History in His Books, Dies at 93

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Bruce Mazlish, Who Fused Psychoanalysis and History in His Books, Dies at 93 by Paul Vitello in The New York Times on November 29, 2016.

Prof. Bruce Mazlish of M.I.T. in 1972, the year he published his best-known book, “In Search of Nixon: A Psychohistorical Inquiry.”
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Borderline Personality Disorder and Impaired Emotional Interoception with Antonia S. New at NYPSI

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

NYPSI: WORKS IN PROGRESS SEMINAR
Borderline Personality Disorder and Impaired Emotional Interoception with Antonia S. New, M.D.

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Impaired Emotional Interoception

Antonia S. New, M.D.
Wed., December 7, 2016 at 8 pm
247 East 82nd Street, NYC
No charge. All are welcome.

Register HERE, visit nypsi.org or call 212.879.6900 (more…)

My Life with Leonard Cohen

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: My Life with Leonard Cohen: Friends, but never close, our paths intersected and then diverged, until this past September, when I connected with Leonard for the last time Ruth Wisse on the Mosaic website on November 30, 2016.

Leonard Cohen walking on a street near his vacation home in Hydra, Greece, October 1960. James Burke/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.

Click Here to Read: Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) dies at 82 By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on November 23, 2016. (more…)

The Spring Project at CFS

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Spring Project at CFS Flyer

We are pleased to announce the launch of the SPRING Project!  The SPRING Project is a new outreach initiative sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society. We help expectant and postpartum mothers and their families who are experiencing mood-related problems during pregnancy and after having a baby.
Psychotherapy options for mothers & their families include individual, couples and parent-infant therapy.
Reduced fee psychotherapy is available to ensure access to mental health care for mothers and their families at this critical time
The SPRING Project – support for pregnancy, raising infants, navigating growth — is operating in the New York, (more…)

How to Manipulate Donald Trump

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How to Manipulate Donald Trump: He’s an emotional weakling, and his recent interviews give us models for dealing with it By William Saletan on the Slate Website on November 29, 2016.

President-elect Donald Trump leaves after a meeting at the New York Times on Nov. 22. Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images

Newsletter of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

 

Newsletter of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis

Programs
Psychoanalytic Training Program

Our psychoanalytic training program continues to attract highly qualified candidates who are enthusiastic about analytic training and have extensive experience in psychodynamic treatment. The psychoanalytic training program has been approved by the American Psychoanalytic Association and the International Psychoanalytic Association and the institute is now a member of both organizations. Our graduates, candidates and psychotherapy students can now become members of these organizations and participate in their committees and functions. (more…)

A Clinical Workshop: Phenomenology and Dynamics of Childhood Trauma with Steven Marans at AIP

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY,
THE METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH, and THE METROPOLITAN SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPISTS invite you to

A CLINICAL WORKSHOP: PHENOMENOLOGY AND DYNAMICS OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA:
PHASES OF RESPONSE AS A MAP TO CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016, PRESENTER: STEVEN MARANS, Ph.D., MSW

Dr. Marans, a child and adult psychoanalyst, will discuss the experience of over 25 years of responding to children and families who have been impacted by potentially traumatic, violent events. The phenomena and dynamics of the traumatic experience will be reviewed in the context of acute, peri-traumatic and longer-term phases of response. (more…)

Waiting for the Barbarians

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Waiting for the Barbarians By Chris Hedges on the TruthDig website on Nov 27, 2016.

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Justifying Torture: CIA Psychologist’s Book Defends His Role

Monday, November 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Justifying Torture: CIA Psychologist’s Book Defends His Role: James Mitchell says he’s haunted but has no regrets about waterboarding suspected terrorists by Jessica Schulberg on the Huffington Post website on
November 28, 2016.

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The Political Situationn in the United States: Statement from the Psychotherapy and Counselling Union (PCU, UK)and Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR, UK)

Monday, November 28th, 2016

THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES: STATEMENT FROM THE PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELLING UNION (PCU, UK) and PSYCHOTHERAPISTS AND COUNSELLORS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (PCSR, UK)

PCU and PCSR are two progressive organisations in the UK comprised of therapists with interests in politics, society and culture. Our members are aware of the psychological impacts stemming from the result of the US election, and how these are affecting the life and work of our professional colleagues and their clients. Such impacts are manifest here as well. The atmosphere is one of violence and fear. (more…)

Movie Monday: Hell or High Water

Monday, November 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Hell or High Water: A remarkable snapshot By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on September 14, 2016.

Click Here to Read: ‘Hell or High Water’: The Story Behind Summer’s Sleeper Hit: Inside the socially conscious, pulpy-as-hell Texas crime drama that’s quietly becoming the runaway hit of the season By David Fear in Rolling Stone magazine on August 22, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Hell Or High Water’ Is The Best Film Of 2016 So Far by Mark Hughes in Forbes Magazine on August 12, 2016. (more…)

Five myths about the alt-right

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: Five myths about the alt-right By Olivia Nuzzi in the Washington Post on November 23, 2016.

No, they aren’t just pranksters and they aren’t an extension of European nationalism. Reporter and author Olivia Nuzzi tackles five myths about the alt-right. (Adriana Usero/The Washington Post)

Fidelmania

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Fidelmania by Esther Allen on the New York Review of Books website on September 22, 2016.

Seven years after the start of the revolution, rebel army leader Camilo Cienfuegos, center, and his fellow “barbudos” approaching Havana, 1959

Trump: The Choice We Face

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trump: The Choice We Face by Masha Gessen on the New York Review of Books website on November 27, 2016.

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America’s Invisible Inferno

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: America’s Invisible Inferno: Review of: Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement edited by Jean Casella, James Ridgeway, and Sarah Shourd, with an afterword by Juan E. Méndez, Reviewed by Martin Garbus in The New York Review of Books in the December 8, 2016 Issue.

Albert Woodfox (right), accompanied by his brother Michel Mable, leaving West Feliciana Parish Detention Center in Louisiana after forty-three years in solitary confinement, February 2016

 

Masters of Love: Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosityv

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Masters of Love: Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity by Emily Esfahani Smith in the Atlantic Monthly on June 12, 2014/

Psychology Sunday: Lawrence Kohlberg

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Lawrence Kohlberg on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Kohlberg by Saul McLeod on the Simply Psychology Website in 2011.

Click Here to Read:  Review of: Measuring Moral Judgment: A Review of ‘The Measurement of Moral Judgment’ by Anne Colby and Lawrence Kohlberg Volume I: Theoretical Foundations and Research Validation,Volume II: Standard Issues Scoring Manual Reviewed by Georg Lind in Human Development 1989;32:388-397. (more…)

The capacity for evil lies within us all, argues psychoanalyst Dr Coline Covington

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The capacity for evil lies within us all, argues psychoanalyst Dr Coline Covington by Coline Covington on the Herald Scotland website on November 27, 2016.