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Letter from Rabbin Tom Cohen of Paris

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Dear Friends,

Please forgive me for this rather impersonal group letter, rather than a personal note to each one of you. Do know that given the time, I’d prefer otherwise!

That being said, it is truly amazing the tremendous number of phone calls, SMS, email messages, linkedin messages and facebook messages I have received since last Wednesday. How so very true is the Talmudic statement in Shevuot (39a) declaring, “Kol yisrael arevim zeh bazeh”, meaning ‘all of Israel are responsible for each other’. Read the rest of this post »

After PTSD, More Trauma

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

PTSD

Click Here to Read: After PTSD, More Trauma by David J. Morris in The New York Times on Janary 17, 2015.

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The fear of fading with Kathleen Pogue White at IPTAR

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR’s The LJGould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies

Monthly Socio-Analytic Case Conference
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm
IPTAR West Conference room: 140 West 97th Street – NYC
Kathleen Pogue White, Ph.D.

“The fear of fading :some thoughts from a psychoanalytic perspective on developing in the role of Elder with sophistication, grace and high organizational impact”
The role of elder is critical to the development, support and care of future through the Read the rest of this post »

Redefining Mental Illness

Posted January 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

RedefiningMentalIllness

Click Here to Read: Redefining Mental Illness by T.M. Lurhmann in The New York Times on January 17, 2015.

The Power of a Circle: Standing Hand-in-Hand to Overcome Discrimination

Posted January 19th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

MartinLutherKing

Click Here to Read:  The Power of a Circle: Standing Hand-in-Hand to Overcome Discrimination Listen to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 speech at my synagogue, and you’ll understand how his words continue to inspire activism By Ellen Blum Barish on the Tablet Website on January 14, 2015.

Shakespear of Arabia

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

shakespear

Click Here to Read:  Shakespear of Arabia on the BBC Website on January 16, 2015.

A Call to Arms: The Future of Psychiatry is at Stake

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Robert Berezin, MD

Click Here to Read: A Call to Arms: The Future of Psychiatry is at Stake by Robert Berezin, MD on the Mad in America website on January 12, 2015.

The threat to France’s Jews

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

France'sJews

Click Here to Read:  The threat to France’s Jews: Last week’s attacks have stoked fears among the Jewish community at a time when increasing numbers are leaving. What does it mean for France? Natasha Lehrer in The Guardian on January 15, 2015.

A Jewish school under guard in Paris. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

What Your Shrink’s Office Says About You

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

ShrinksOffice

Click Here to Read: What Your Shrink’s Office Says About You by Oliver Jones on The Daily Beast on January 16, 2015.

Photo Credit: Dr. Mark Gerald

Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction, Broad Study Says

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

OCEANS

Click Here to Read: Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction, Broad Study Says by Carl Zimmer in The New York Times on January 15, 2015.

A dead whale in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 2011. As container ships multiply, more whales are being harmed, a study said. CreditMarco De Swart/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Confidentiality: Ethical Perspectives and Clinical Dilemmas

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Confidentiality

Click Here to Read:  Confidentiality: Ethical Perspectives and Clinical Dilemmas
By Charles D. Levin, Allanah Furlong, Mary Kay O’Neal on Google Books.

New Books in Psychoanalysis

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

AgainstUnderstanding


Click Here to Read: New Books in Psychoanalysis in the January 15, 2015 Issue.

Charlie Hebdo and Group Regression

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Charlie Hebdo and Group Regression: Mental cultures of idolatry and satire. by Molly S. Castelloe, Ph.D. in her The Me in We blog on the Psychology Today blogs on January 12, 2015.

Charlie Hebdo,” by Egyptian cartoonist Doaa Eladl
http://www.cartoonmovement.com

 

Other/Wise Uncut Volume 3: Winter 2014

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

IFPEOtherwiseUncut

Click Here to: Access the journal, individual papers, and a downloadable PDF @

Other/Wise Uncut, the online journal of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE), concludes its 2014 edition with this third collection of presentations from Transience and Permanence, our 24th annual interdisciplinary conference, in Philadelphia, PA, October 31 to November 2, 2013. Read the rest of this post »

Theory Finds That Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome Don’t Lack Empathy – in Fact If Anything They Empathize Too Much

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Aspergers

Click Here to Read:  Theory Finds That Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome Don’t Lack Empathy – in Fact If Anything They Empathize Too Much by Jade Small on the Open Mind website on January 9, 2015.

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

Auschwitz2

Click Here to Read:  The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show by Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian on January 9, 2015.

The entrance to Auschwitz. Photograph: Richard Blanshard/Channel 4

‘China 1945,’ by Richard Bernstein

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, China

MaoandEnlai

Click Here to Read:  ‘China 1945,’ by Richard Bernstein, Reviewed by Thomas Christensen in The New York Times on January 8, 2015.

Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai in Yunnan, 1945.CreditAgence France-Presse — Getty Images

Communists Take Over China

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

CommunistsChina

Click Here to Read: Communists Take Over China on the Facts and Details website.

October, 1, 1949

Jimmy. P: ‘not one actual Native American could be found to play the lead role?’

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Movies

JimmyP

Click Here to Read: Jimmy. P: ‘not one actual Native American could be found to play the lead role?’ By Giovanni Fazio in the Japan Times.

The 2015 New Year Video message from the IPA President

Posted January 18th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

StefanoBolognini

Click Here to View: The 2015 New Year Video message from the IPA President, Stefano Bolognini, is available to view in 4 languages, with an update on the IPA’s ongoing activities and plans on the IPA. website.