Psychoanalytic Reflections: Searching for a Passionate Neutrality with Sandra Buechler at AIP

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Psychoanalytic Reflections: Searching for a Passionate Neutrality
Sandra Buechler, PhD Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 , Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, General Admission is FREE!
Cost: $20.00 (applies only to licensed social workers wanting to receive their CE certificates)
Contact Hours: 2

Everything I have written can be understood as an effort to find a sufficiently passionate form of treatment. In one of the papers in my collection, Psychoanalytic Reflections: Training and Practice (2017, IP Books) I explore how profound feelings about life and health can be integrated into an analytic approach that also honors the concept of neutrality. In this talk I consider how the clinician can inspire active hope, engage in treatment emotionally, facilitate fighting depression, and other challenges.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to describe ways the clinician can integrate neutrality with a sufficiently emotionally engaged treatment approach.
Participants will be able to define some of the challenges in the treatment of depression, and some ways of inspiring hope.
Participants will be able to discuss some of the conflicts in clinicians between our conceptions of the requirements of neutrality and our desires to reach and help to our patients.
Presenter: Sandra Buechler, Ph.D. is a graduate of the William Alanson White Institute, where she is now on the faculty, and a Training and Supervising Analyst. She is also a supervisor at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital’s internship and postdoctoral programs, and a faculty member and supervisor at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Dr. Buechler has lectured in Norway, Italy, Scotland, Mexico, Chile, Japan, and at institutes in the USA. In 2009 she guest edited an issue of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, on the subject of analytic training, including papers on training in other cultures. Her first book, Clinical Values: Emotions that Guide Psychoanalytic Treatment, (Analytic Press, 2004) has been translated into Japanese, German, Italian, and Spanish. Her second book, Making a Difference in Patients’ Lives: Emotional Experience in the Therapeutic Setting, won the Gradiva Award, and has been translated into Spanish. Still Practicing: The Heartaches and Joys of a Clinical Career, (Routledge, 2012) examines shame, sorrow, and resilience during training and at subsequent stages of a clinical career. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature (2015) uses short stories to illustrate defensive patterns. Her latest book, Psychoanalytic Reflections: Training and Practice (IP Books, 2017) explores how values, such as hope and courage, and emotions such as loneliness and sorrow, affect treatment and training relationships.

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To register by phone or inquire about a course or contact hours, please call The American Institute for Psychoanalysis (AIP) at 212-838-8044 or email . The office is open 9 AM – 5 PM Monday-Friday.

The American Institute for Psychoanalysis, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #0338.

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