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Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968–1986

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Movies

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Click Here to Read: Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968–1986 at Film Society of Lincoln Center, February 6, 2015 — February 19, 2015,  on the  the New York Review of Books website.

Saudi De-Radicalization Center Uses Art Therapy to Tackle Extremists

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to Read: Saudi De-Radicalization Center Uses Art Therapy to Tackle Extremists BY Lubna Hussain, Charlene Gubash and F. Brinley Bruton on the NCB News Website on February 5, 2015.

R U There?: A new counselling service harnesses the power of the text message

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  R U There?: A new counselling service harnesses the power of the text message By Alice Gregory in The New Yorker Magazine in the February 9, 2015 issue.

Crisis Text Line has received five million texts, providing a unique corpus of data.

Credit illustration by Cristiana Coucerio; Photographs: Top to Bottom: Nick Vaccaro / the Image Bank / Getty; Anna Eckold / Moment / Getty; Atsushi Yamada / Photodisc /Getty

Philosophy Thursday: Henry David Thoreau

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Henry David Thoreau on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Henry David Thoreau on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read: How Many Scientists Does It Take to Rediscover Thoreau?
By John M. Grohol PSY.D. on the World of Psychology Website.

Click Here to Read: Henry David Thoreau: a Transpersonal View  by Michael Keller.  This article originally appeared in The Journal of TranspersonalPsychology, 1977, Vol. 9, No.1 . Read the rest of this post »

‘Coming Out’ as Anxious

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: ‘Coming Out’ as Anxious By Scott Stossel in The New York Times on February 3, 2015.

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PBS Series Explores ‘A New Wild’ Sustained, Instead of Wrecked, by People

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  PBS Series Explores ‘A New Wild’ Sustained, Instead of Wrecked, by People By Andrew C. Reckin in The New York Times on February 4, 2015.

In the PBS series “Earth A New Wild,” cubs watch as a black bear grabs a salmon in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada.Credit Passion Planet

 

Digitizing The Jewish Past

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Digitizing The Jewish Past by Steve Lipman in The Jewish Week on February 4, 2015.

Picasso’s Granddaughter Plans to Sell Art, Worrying the Market

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Business and Finance

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Click Here to Read:  Picasso’s Granddaughter Plans to Sell Art, Worrying the Market
By Doreen Carvajal in The New York Times on February. 4, 2015.

A painting by Pablo Picasso hangs in the living room of his granddaughter Marina Picasso. CreditBertrand Rieger/Hemis-fr

What Causes Girls to Enter Puberty Early?

Posted February 5th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  What Causes Girls to Enter Puberty Early? By Louise Greenspan and Julianna Deardorf in The New York Times on February. 5, 2015.

Writer’s Wednesday: Lion Feuchtwanger

Posted February 4th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Lion Feuchtwanger on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Novels of Lion Feuchtwanger on the Historical Novels info wbesite.

Click Here to Read: Lion Feuchtwanger Facts on the Your Dictionary website.

Click Here to Read: Lion Feuchtwanger and his Josephus Trilogy By Jim Bloom on the Josephus.org website. Read the rest of this post »

Winter Books to Get You Through the Season

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Winter Books to Get You Through the Season by Tracy O’Neill on The New York Public Website on January 6, 2015.

Interview with Otto Kernberg by Adriana Prengler

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Interview with Otto Kernberg by Adriana Prengler.

This article originally appeared as Prengler, A  (2001) Interview with Otto Kernberg TrOPICOS: Revista de Psicoanálisis Año IX, vol 1. 2001 and appears here with all requisite rights and permissions.  This article is in Spanish.

Interpretation: Freud’s Specific or Relevant Action, and Klein’s Point of Urgency” Chris Mawson at UPMS

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Interpretation: Freud’s Specific or Relevant Action,and Klein’s Point of Urgency”
Chris Mawson
presented by Understanding Primitive Mental States

Friday, May 1, 2015
7:30-9:30pm

To speak or not to speak; and if we intervene in the patient’s associations, on what should we focus our interpretation, and in what terms? What role does anxiety play in such decisions? How can we speak more to the point? Read the rest of this post »

Anti-Semitism in Western Music

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Music

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Click Here to Read: Anti-Semitism in Western Music: Review By David Nirenberg of The Music Libel Against the Jews By Ruth HaCohen on the New Republic Website in the December 21, 2004 issue.

Incredible 50-foot ‘dragon’ dinosaur unearthed by Chinese farmers

Posted February 3rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read: Incredible 50-foot ‘dragon’ dinosaur unearthed by Chinese farmers By Naomi Ng, on the CNN website on January 30, 2015.

When a Child Becomes a Pawn in Divorce: How Play Therapy Altered the Equation with Rachel Stein at MITPP

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Upcoming event information from MITPP, an IFPE Organizational Member:
THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING
IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 · (212) 496-2858
mitppnyc@aol.com · www.MITPP.org · on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON & CLINICAL PRESENTATION
FOR THOSE CONSIDERING POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

When a Child Becomes a Pawn in Divorce: How Play Therapy Altered the Equation
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Read the rest of this post »

CAPA, APA & Torture, gratitude, Charleston, Oliver Sacks from Sasha Rolde

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

I have been scanning the press and the media for newsworthy items, but it seems that the mass shootings, the disappearing airplanes and the police brutality stories are so ubiquitous that they are beginning to feel like the new ***normal***. My vote on that is that we cannot let that happen. With that in mind the international psychoanalytic website is brimming with items of interest to both psychoanalysts, as well as the larger mental health community and the public.

As usual, I will mention my choices followed by the table of contents.

1) Elise Snyder tries to have some humor about it, the fact is that CAPA is in dire need of supervisors. If you have any time to do this, please call her. Read the rest of this post »

To Russia, With Capitalist Ambitions: Bill Browder’s ‘Red Notice,’ About His Russian Misadventures

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click here to Read:  To Russia, With Capitalist Ambitions Bill Browder’s ‘Red Notice,’ About His Russian Misadventures by William Grimes in The New York Times on
February 1, 2015.

The Most Interesting Yiddish Story You’ve Never Heard

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, General News

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Click Here to Read: The Most Interesting Yiddish Story You’ve Never Heard by Pat Launer on the San Diego Jewish Journal website in February 2015.

The Holocaust’s forgotten black victims – the ‘Rhineland Bastards’

Posted February 2nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: The Holocaust’s forgotten black victims – the ‘Rhineland Bastards’ By Martin Smith on the Dream Deferred website on April 23, 2014.

African-German girl in a school photo. Pic credit: USHMM