Program – November 27, 2012

A Danger in Diversity

Presenter: Arnold Goldberg, M.D.
Discussant: Prudence L. Gourguechon, M.D.

Arnold Goldberg, M.D. is a training and supervising analyst at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, where he received psychoanalytic training from 1961-1966. He was Director of the Chicago Institute from 1989 to 1992. He is the Cynthia Oudejans Harris, MD Professor of Psychiatry at Rush Medical College. In 2006, Dr. Goldberg was the recipient of the Sigourney Award for distinguished contributions in the field of psychoanalysis. He received his MD from the University of Illinois, followed by residencies in psychiatry at the Illinois Neuropsychiatric Institute and the Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Institute for Research and Training at Michael Reese Medical Center.

Dr. Goldberg’s numerous articles and book reviews have appeared in The Journal of the American Psychoanalytic
Association, The International Journal of Psycho-analysis, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, The Annual of Psychoanalysis, Progress in Self Psychology, and Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, as well as other journals and publications. He was the editor of The Annual of Psychoanalysis from 1988-1991, and Progress in Self Psychology from 1985-2002.

Prudence Gourguechon, M.D. is a past president of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is a graduate of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and practices psychoanalysis, psychiatry and psychoanalytically based consulting in Chicago. She has a particular interest in promoting the application of psychoanalytic ideas to social issues and furthering the role of psychoanalysts as public intellectuals. She is currently working on a book on psychoanalytic narrative, family narrative and the transgenerational transmission of trauma.

Target Audience:
Psychoanalysts, other interested mental health professionals, and members of the community.

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