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Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian

Posted May 17th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian by Peter Wolson.

The Legacy of Saul Rosenzweig: The Profundity of the Dodo Bird

Posted May 17th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

Saul Rosenzweig

Click Here to Read:  The Legacy of Saul Rosenzweig: The Profundity of the Dodo Bird by Barry L. Duncan o f
Nova Southeastern University on the Kent University website.

China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists

Posted May 17th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read:  China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists By Simon Denyer in The Washington Post on May 16, 2016.

In a Mogao cave, lit by the flashlight of a guide, a Buddha statue surrounded by disciples dating from the Tang Dynasty. Dunhuang grotto art is a combination of architecture, painted sculpture and murals. (Gilles Sabrié/For The Washington Post)

Termination Reconstructed with Arlene Kramer Richards at MITPP

Posted May 17th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH and THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTEFOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY invite you to

A CLINICAL WORKSHOP: TERMINATION RECONSIDERED
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016 Presenter: ARLENE KRAMER RICHARDS, Ed.D.

Termination will be discussed from a post-modern point of view. Rules and tradition of how and when to terminate treatments will be outlined in terms of how they play out in particular clinical situations. The explication of unconscious fantasies and the effects of practical external circumstances on the termination decision and on the termination process after the decision will be considered. Participants are invited to bring clinical material related to termination issues. Read the rest of this post »

Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art

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Click Here to View: Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures on the Telegraph website on May 5, 2016.

Psychoanalytic Inquiry: Issue 36:3 Table of Contents

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers
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The Editors of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, Joe Lichtenberg and Mel Bornstein, would like to announce the current issue [36:3] Psychoanalytic Work with the Dreams of Children:  The Forgotten Royal Road.  Issue Editors:  Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Denia G. Barrett, and Ruth K. Karush

Prologue
Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Denia G. Barrett, and Ruth K. Karush

Dream Theory and a Science:  A Review
Soudabeh Givrad Read the rest of this post »

The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: APA Ethics and Torture

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Click Here to Read: The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices:
Canadian Psychological Association John C. Service Member of the Year Award Address by Kenneth S. Pope on his page on the Articles, Research, & Resources in Psychology website.

Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD
The unnamed woman was abused between the age of five and 15 by Matt Payton on The Independent website on May 11, 2016.

This picture taken in Brussels shows a Belgian ‘euthanasia kit’. GETTY IMAGES

The Candidate Journal website

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read: The Candidate Journal website.

The Collaboration and the Jewish Question

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

 

LaCollaboration

Click Here to Read: The Collaboration and the Jewish Question: Review of La Collaboration Vichy Paris  Berlin 1940-1945 Thomas Fontaine & Denis Peschanski, eds.Reviewed By David James Fisher, Ph.D.

William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read and View: William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health: The royal trio join forces to launch a campaign that will see them working with eight charities to change perceptions William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health by By Rhiannon Mills on the Sky News website on May 16, 2016.

Last Month Was The Warmest April Ever Recorded, Continuing 7-Month Hot Streak

Posted May 16th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: Last Month Was The Warmest April Ever Recorded, Continuing 7-Month Hot Streak: “Climate scientists have been warning about this since at least the 1980s. And it’s been bloody obvious since the 2000s. So where’s the surprise?” by Dominique Mosbergen on The Huffington Post website on May 16, 2016.

Translating Object Relations Concepts into Practice with Couples with Judith Siegel at AIP

Posted May 15th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS, Established in 1941. Continuing Education Program
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065 — (212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com

Translating Object Relations Concepts into Practice with Couples: A Two Part Workshop Series*
*(Each part can be attended as an individual workshop)
Presenter: Judith Siegel, PhD, LCSW

Workshop One: This workshop will focus on the concepts of projective identification and splitting, and examine how they emerge in the couple’s dynamics. We will then examine the ways that the therapist can intervene in the session, engage both parties in examining their relationship from a new perspective, and create changes in the ways Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Peter Wolson

Posted May 15th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read:  Trumping Americans: The Strange, Irresistible Appeal of a Narcissistic Bloviator by Peter Wolson on the Huffington  Psst Website on August 13, 2015.

Clck Here to Read:  The Bush boys: No sibling rivalry, but maybe something deeper By Peter Wolson on the Rueters news website on May 21, 2015. Read the rest of this post »

How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

Posted May 14th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann: The tortuous route to apprehending the Holocaust’s chief henchman was full of surprises. No one could believe what squalor Eichmann lived in, or how ordinary he seemed on the Daily Beast website on May 14, 2016.

GETTING TO KNOW SIGMUND FREUD

Posted May 13th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: GETTING TO KNOW SIGMUND FREUD: A short introduction into Sigmund Freud’s life with objects and views from the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna MAY 6, 1856 – SEP 23, 1939 on the Cultural Institute website

China buries memories of violent Cultural Revolution 50 years later

Posted May 13th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: China

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Click Here to Read:  China buries memories of violent Cultural Revolution 50 years later by Hannah Gardner in USA TODAY on May 12, 2016.

Five myths on being transgender

Posted May 13th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

Mythstrans

Click Here to Read: Five myths on being transgender by Jack Drescher in The Washington Post on May 13, 2016.

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program Open House at IPTAR

Posted May 12th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHOTHERAPY PROGRAM
PLEASE JOIN US for an OPEN HOUSE to learn about training at CAP
Sunday, June 5th, 3:00-5:00 PM, IPTAR Conference Room, 1651 3rd Ave (betw 93rd & 94th St.), Suite 205

Faculty, graduates, and candidates will be there to describe the program, talk about their experience, and answer any questions followed by a brief case presentation.

IPTARCAP
RSVP to: Mary Tirolo, LCSW 718-768-2064; mtirolo@aol.com Read the rest of this post »

What the new science of touch says about ourselves

Posted May 12th, 2016 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: What the new science of touch says about ourselves by Adam Gopnick in The New Yorker in the May 16, 2016 Issue.

Our skin is no neutral envelope; it is a busily sensing organ that situates us in relation to others and the world. CREDIT: ILLUSTRATION BY JAVIER JAÉN