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Treating the “Whole Person” with M. Gerard Fromm at IPTAR

Posted April 17th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR: L.J.Gould Center for Systems-Psychoanalytic Studies: Monthly Case Conference Series
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:30AM-1:00PM, LOCATION: IPTAR Conference Room, 1651 Third Ave–Suite 205, bet E92nd & 93rd Streets
(Subways 4/5 to 86th St. or 6 to 96th st) CE Credits Available — LCSW and LP

M. Gerard Fromm, Ph.D.. Senior Consultant, Erikson Institute for Education and Research, Austen Riggs Center
Past President, International Study Psychoanalytic Organizations, Partner, College Health and Counseling Service Consulting

Treating the “Whole Person”:
What Happens when a College Attempts to Integrate its Health and Counseling Services?

Hillary Clinton’s mental health platform included the following: Integrate the nation’s mental and physical health care systems so that health care delivery focuses on the “whole person.” This presentation explores the organizational challenges colleges face in this integrative effort. Read the rest of this post »

Marshall Berman’s Freestyle Marxism

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  Marshall Berman’s Freestyle Marxism His writings taught the left to embrace the culture of the moment by Max Holleran In The New Republic on April 14, 2017.
Illustration by Peter O’Toole

A New Vision of the Holocaust

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  A New Vision of the Holocaust: Review of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning by Timothy Snyder Reviewed by Christopher R. Browning in The New York Review of Books in the October 8, 2015 Issue.

A woman in the Jewish ghetto of Lodz, Poland, 1940–1944; from Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross, edited by Maia-Mari Sutnik, published by the Art Gallery of Ontario, and distributed by Yale University Press

CSPP Psychology Workshop – The Work of Sheldon Bach

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University Hong Kong PsyD program are honored to present the second in our seminar series. These seminars are free of charge and open to the public. We hope you will be able to attend this 2-hour lecture at: 18 April, 2017, Tuesday at 6:30 PM. CP303, UG 3/F, ChinaChem Golden Plaza, 77 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Distinguished guest lecturer Dr. Elizabeth Kandall will share with us: The Work of Sheldon Bach

Dr. Kandall has studied with Sheldon Bach since 2011. She will introduce us to his work, particularly his holistic concept of the Chimeras – (paper attached, please review it before her lecture).

SHELDON BACH, Ph.D., has devoted his career to understanding what patients are trying to accomplish through their symptoms and providing an environment that allow patients to get involved in a process they can trust and own. He is part of Freudian tradition in that he appreciates the formative influence of early life and the unconscious, but he is unconstrained by the conventional concepts of interpretation and resistance. He has a confidence in what can happen when conditions and approaches are right enough to make therapeutic work possible. His work is deeply influenced by Winnicott and Kohut. Over his more than 60 years of practice, Shelly has developed a deep trust of what can happen when a treatment finds a way to reach a patient through being available to their communication and looking for what, if anything feels real. Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Amos Tversky

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

Click Here to Read: Amos Tversky on Wikipdia.

Click Here to Read:  A Psychologist Reveals 8 Smart Ways to Deal With Toxic People on the Hack Spirit website on February 4, 2017.

Click Here to Read: The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think By Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler in the New Yorker on December 7, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Amos Tversky, leading decision researcher, dies at 59 on the Stanford University website on June 5, 1996. Read the rest of this post »

Sex, text, ur-text: Freud’s Dora and the erotics of knowing with Adele Tutter at NYPSI

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NYPSI: WORKS IN PROGRESS SEMINAR: Sex, text, ur-text: Freud’s Dora and the erotics of knowing with Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D.

Sex, text, ur-text: Freud’s Dora and the erotics of knowing with Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D. , Wed., May 3, 2017 at 8 pm, 247 East 82nd Street, NYC
FREE. All are welcome. Register HERE, visit nypsi.org or call 212.879.6900

Works in Progress Seminar: Sex, text, ur-text: Freud’s Dora and the erotics of knowing
This presentation draws on the first of a series of three essays on the erotics of knowing. The textual preoccupations of Freud’s case history of Dora encourage the illuminating exploration of its intertexual relationship with a referenced literary source (Arthur Schnitzler’s Paracelsus), as well as with an occult ur-text (Émile Zola’s Une page d’amour). These two texts anticipate, and, I propose, suggest two of Dora’s interrelated subtextual themes: the erotics of knowing and the problematics of reality. These subtexts are condensed within the leitmotif of textual suggestion: a symbolic Read the rest of this post »

Beyond the Origins of Totalitarianism

Posted April 16th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

Click Here to Read: Beyond the Origins of Totalitarianism: Although the United States was a beacon of hope for Hannah Arendt, she saw vulnerabilities in American-style democracy BY Karen J. Greenberg on the New Republic Website on April 14, 2017.

Society Saturday: Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis​ & The Denver Psychoanalytic Society

Posted April 15th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Society Saturday

Click Here to Read:  The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis​ & The Denver Psychoanalytic Society website.

Click Here to Read: The Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis​ & The Denver Psychoanalytic Society on Facebook.

Click Here to Read:  Other Posts on Society Saturday on this website.

On the Subject and Transference with Paola Mieli at Après-Coup

Posted April 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup Psychoanalytic Association presents: On the Subject and Transference Paola Mieli
Friday, April 21st, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The School of Visual Arts
136 West 21st Street, Room 408, New York, NY

Based on selected readings of Freud’s and Lacan’s texts, this seminar addresses the specificity of clinical analysis and its aim, reflecting on savoir-faire in the transference and the ends of the cure.

Readings for April 21st: J. Lacan, Logical Time and The Assertion of Anticipated Certainty (Ecrits, 1966); J. Lacan, On Symbol and its Religious Function (1954); J. Lacan, Encore, chapter IV (1973). Read the rest of this post »

Listening for the Echoes of Children and Parents in Adult Treatment with Jack Novick, Ph.D. and Kerry Kelly Novick at AIP

Posted April 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS 329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044
Email: info@aipnyc.org Website: aipnyc.org

Listening for the Echoes of Children and Parents in Adult Treatment: Jack Novick, Ph.D. and Kerry Kelly Novick
Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 & 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) To register please go to our website: aipnyc.org
Contact Hours: 2 Location: American Institute of Psychoanalysis, 329 East 62nd Street, Rm: Auditorium

In this presentation, Jack and Kerry Novick will share some ideas about broadening and enriching our analytic repertoire. How many channels do we have open when we are listening to adult patients? What can we bring to bear to encompass the complexity of adult personality, character, history and functioning? They suggest that there are aspects of developmental knowledge, experience, and child/adolescent technique that bring depth to work with adults and may at times illuminate obscure aspects of functioning or offer ways out of impasses. They describe these in the context of the therapeutic relationship in its many dimensions and in terms of the various ways that adults internalize and use parenting functions. Read the rest of this post »

Other/Wise Issue 2

Posted April 14th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read:     Other/Wise Issue 2: Winter 2016: “Vulnerability and Its Discontents.”

Bipartisan Letter from Over 150 Members of Congress Urges More Money for the NEA

Posted April 13th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Bipartisan Letter from Over 150 Members of Congress Urges More Money for the NEA: While President Trump has called for the agency’s elimination, more than 150 members of Congress want to increase funding to the National Endowment for the Arts by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on April 12, 2017,

Members of the Congressional Arts Caucus Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ) (public domain photos)

Voice of Experience: Malkah Notman on Women in Psychoanalysis

Posted April 13th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

Click Here to View:  Voice of Experience: Malkah Notman on Women in Psychoanalysis on the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute website.

Spectrum of anti-hydrogen observed

Posted April 13th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

Click Here To Read: Spectrum of anti-hydrogen observed By Joe Mount on the World Socialist Web Site on April 13, 2017.

The ALPHA-2 apparatus at CERN. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN

Lessons from Hitler’s Rise

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books


Click Here to Read:  Lessons from Hitler’s Rise: Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939 by Volker Ullrich, translated from the German by Jefferson Chase Reviewed by Christopher R. Browning in The New York Review of Books on April 20, 2017 Issue.

Supporters greeting Adolf Hitler as he arrived at the Berghof, his retreat at Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, circa 1935

The Politics of Subjectivity Slogans of the American New Left

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Click Here to Read:   The Politics of Subjectivity Slogans of the American New Left by Russell Jacoby.

10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: 10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had By Melissa Dahl on the Science of Us website on June 15, 2016.

Le Pen Criticized for Denying French Blame in WWII Roundup

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read: Le Pen Criticized for Denying French Blame in WWII Roundup on the NewsMax website on April 10, 2017.

Now Is the Moment to Tackle Mental Illness Across the Globe

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Click Here to Read:   Now Is the Moment to Tackle Mental Illness Across the Globe Dr David Nabarro in Time magazine in the April 07, 2017 Issue.

yngsa—iStockphoto/Getty Images

How depression relates to childhood trauma

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

Click Here to Read:  How depression relates to childhood trauma By Saul Austerlitz on the Boston Globe website on January 27, 2017.