Transgender Life: Social and Clinical Considerations with Wendy Olesker, PhD, Ken Corbett, Ph.D., Griffin Hansbury, M.A., L.M.S.W. and Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D. at NYPSI

 

NYPSI’s 1020th Scientific Program Meeting: Transgender Life: Social and Clinical Considerations with Wendy Olesker, PhD, Ken Corbett, Ph.D., Griffin Hansbury, M.A., L.M.S.W. and Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D.

Transgender Life: Social and Clinical Considerations

Moderator Wendy Olesker, PhD, and Panelists Ken Corbett, Ph.D.,
Griffin Hansbury, M.A., L.M.S.W. and Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 8 pm
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
247 East 82nd Street, NYC (btwn 2nd and 3rd Aves)

The presenters will highlight, based on their experiences in working with transgender patients, the complex contribution of the changing social world and the role of gender regulation, from a psychoanalytic perspective. The focus is also on the clinical process, including ways to prevent misattunement and ruptures due to unrecognized countertransference.

NYPSI Members and NYPSI Students: FREE
General Admission: $15
Student Admission (non NYPSI): $10
To register, click HERE, visit nypsi.org or call 212.879.6900

Lois Oppenheim, PhD, Scientific Program Chair

Ken Corbett, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the New York University Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is the author of Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities (Yale University Press, 2009) and A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High (Henry Holt & Company, 2016). Dr. Corbett has a private practice in New York City.

Griffin Hansbury, M.A., LCSW-R is in private practice in New York City. A frequent presenter on transgender issues, his writing on the subject has appeared in several journals, including Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health. In 2015, he received the Ralph Roughton Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association for his paper “The Masculine Vaginal: Working with Queer Men’s Embodiment at the Transgender Edge.”

Wendy Olesker, Ph.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and on the Faculty at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. She is a Senior Editor of The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child and on the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. It is from her longitudinal research and her analytic experience that she has developed a focus on the developmental process as it impacts understanding gender identity formation in all its manifestations.

Avgi Saketopoulou, Psy.D. is on the faculty of NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, NIP and the Steven Mitchell Center. She serves on the editorial boards of several psychoanalytic journals and has received the Ruth Stein prize, the Ralph Roughton award, the Symonds prize and the annual JAPA prize.

Educational Objectives: After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the potential countertransference problems in working with transgender patients.

2. Describe the psychological, social and biological forces in transgender experience.

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education programs for psychologists. New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. DISCLOSURE: None of the planners and presenters of this CE program has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Social Workers: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0317.

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