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Learning From China, but What?

Posted April 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China, General News

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Click Here to Read:  Learning From China, but What? By Yu Hua in The New York Times on  April 24, 2013.

 

The Analyst’s Superego at Work Presenter with Stanley Coen, M.D. at MITPP

Posted April 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

The Metropolitan Institute for Training in
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,
The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health and
The Metropolitan Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists
Invite you to a Scientific Meeting
Friday, April 26, 2013
at 8:00 P.M.

The Analyst’s Superego at Work Presenter: Stanley Coen, M.D. Read the rest of this post »

The children of killers: ‘There are wounds you can never heal

Posted April 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   The children of killers: ‘There are wounds you can never heal’ By Bill Briggs on the NBC News website on April 24, 2013.

Serial murderer Keith Jesperson with his daughter, Melissa, and his newborn son. He was dubbed the “Happy Face Killer” amid a murder spree in the early to mid 1990s. Melissa Moore said she and her two siblings are healthy and happy today.

Editorial and Costumer Reviews of Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment by Norman Straker

Posted April 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  Editorial and Costumer Reviews of Facing Cancer and the Fear of Death: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Treatment by Norman Straker.

Woody Guthrie Centenary 1912- 2012

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Guthrie Centenary

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Click Here to View:  Jackhammer John – Pete Seeger & Richie Havens (Tribute to Woody Guthrie, 1968) on YouTube.

What Can Mathematics Teach Us about the Mind Brain at the Helix Center

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to Read:  What Can Mathematics Teach Us about the Mind Brain at the Helix Center

French lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: French lawmakers approve same-sex marriage bill By Laura Smith-Spark on the  CNN website on April 23, 2013.

Opponents of a gay marriage bill face riot officers at “La Manif Pour Tous,” or demonstration for all, on Sunday, April 21. The bill, which will legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt, will likely pass on Tuesday when it goes before the lower house of the Senate for a vote.

Brothers in Arms: Sibling Psychology and the Bombing Suspects

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  Brothers in Arms: Sibling Psychology and the Bombing Suspects By Jeffrey Kluger in Time magazine on April 19, 2013.

The elder brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, left, and his younger brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   How Therapy Can Help in the Golden Years By Abby Ellin in The New York Times on April 22, 2013.

Marvin Tolkin, 86, says his monthly therapy sessions have been “making his transition to living at this age in relation to my family very doable.”

 

Despite Predictions, Jewish Homeland in Siberia Retains Its Appeal

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Despite Predictions, Jewish Homeland in Siberia Retains Its Appeal By David M. Herszenhorn in The New York Times on October 3, 2012.

Andrey Zasorin leads a congregation at the old synagogue in Birobidzhan, the capital of Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region.

Catch Them Before They Fall: The Psychoanalysis of Breakdown

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:   Catch Them Before They Fall: The Psychoanalysis of Breakdown by Christopher Bollas, Reviewed by Tracy D. Morgan on The New Books in Psychoanalysis website on March 26, 2013.

Beyond Right and Wrong: An Exploration of Justice and Forgiveness with Albert Mason at CFS

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Contemporary Freudian Society NY Division – Scientific Program

Visiting Scholar Series: Friday, May 10, 2013, 7:30 – 10:00 pm

Seating is limited. Pre-Registration by May 1st is required.
Attendance fee is $20 ($10 for Candidates and full-time students).
Upper West Side (low 80’s) location will be sent via email upon registration.

Beyond Right and Wrong: An Exploration of Justice and Forgiveness

Albert Mason, PsyD, FIPA, Presenter
Karen Proner, MS, LP, FIPA, Discussant Read the rest of this post »

Ann Arbor author and psychologist Julie Jaffee Nagel to appear at Nicola’s Books

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Music

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Click Here to Read:  Ann Arbor author and psychologist Julie Jaffee Nagel to appear at Nicola’s Books By Jenn McKee on the Ann Arbor. com website April 22, 2013.

Trauma Reconsidered with Marion Oliner at MITPP

Posted April 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

MITPP SUMMER INSTITUTE 2013

TRAUMA RECONSIDERED
Instructor: Marion Oliner, Ph.D.

TUESDAYS, JUNE 4, 11, 18, 25 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
670 WEST END AVENUE (BETWEEN 92ND AND 93RD STREETS), #9F
FEE: $80 Read the rest of this post »

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Reviewed by Selma Duckler

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being is in the beginning a very sexy movie. Erotic might be a better term for a movie review, but erotic is too affected a choice for this film. It is just sexy, light, and fun. Tomas is a young exuberantly handsome brain surgeon in Prague who enjoys his success with women,and also the pleasant envy he arouses in his male co workers who marvel at the ease and freedom of his sexual adventures. A surgeon is most likely to be successful when he has a quick light touch because his patients heal faster. Tissue does not do well, if it is handled a lot and with a heavy hand. this ability spills over into his love life…light, quick, and the young willing women do not have a broken heart from which to recover because an emotional entanglement is never part of an experience with Tomas. Perhaps the women would like that, but the way to seduce Tomas is to accept his needs for sex without strings attached in a pleasant way or he will move on to others who are also willing. this is a Read the rest of this post »

AIP Open House

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSISOF THE KAREN HORNEY PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
329 East 62nd Street  New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8044  www.aipnyc.org  aipkh@aol.com
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We invite you to meet our Faculty and Students at our
OPEN HOUSE Personal Growth Professional Gain:
Developing Your Private Practice Through Training
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Yiddish language and culture enjoying a worldwide resurgence

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Yiddish language and culture enjoying a worldwide resurgence By Sally Kalson in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 21, 2013.

Scenes from Boston, after a harrowing week following the marathon bombings

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Photography

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Click Here to Read:  Scenes from Boston, after a harrowing week following the marathon bombings on The Washington Post website on April 21., 2013,

Earthquake hits China’s Sichuan province, killing at least 179 and injuring thousands

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China, General News

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Click Here to Read:  Earthquake hits China’s Sichuan province, killing at least 179 and injuring thousands  By Steven Mufson in The Washington Post on April 21, 2013.

The hellish week that traumatized — and bonded — Americans

Posted April 21st, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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A woman carries a girl from their home as a SWAT team searching for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings enters the building in Watertown, Mass., Friday, That was part of what turned out to be a chaotic week in the U.S.

Charles Krupa / AP