2017-2018 Scientific Meetings

All programs are scheduled for 7:00 PM – 8:50 PM, unless otherwise indicated. 

Friday, September 15, 2017
Enactments and the Forward Edge of the Analytic Relationship: Extending Marian Tolpin’s Legacy
Presenter: Steven Stern, PsyD
Discussant: James W. Anderson, PhD

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Psychoanalysis – A Rehabilitation Treatment to Help One to Become Oneself: Transformations and Invariants – Bion’s Integrative Effort on Freudian and Kleinian Theories
Presenter: Paulo Sandler, MD
Discussant: Colin Pereira-Webber, MA

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
The Wolf’s Dictionary: Predatory Profit and the Unconscious Assumption that “Only One Can Live.”
Presenter: Jessica Benjamin, PhD
Discussant: Celia Brickman, PhD, LCPC

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Medical Treatment or Mistreatment of Children in the 1960s State Mental Hospital System: a Memoir​
Presenter: Douglas “Cliff” Wilkerson, MD
Discussant: Diana Kon, EdD

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Gender as Self-Defined: A Non-Binary Emerging Adult in a Binary World
Presenter: Christine Sterkel, MD
Discussant: Kate Schechter, PhD

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
On Psychoanalysis with Adolescents: Emergence and the Analytic Third
Presenter: Christine Kieffer, PhD
Discussant: Molly Witten, PhD

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
The Odyssey of Desire and the Eros of Free Speech
Presenter: Jill Gentile, PhD
Discussant: Virginia Barry, MD

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Psychotherapy with Couples: A Case Highlighting Race and Class
Presenter: Deborah Luepnitz, PhD
Discussant: Gabriel Ruiz, MA, LCPC

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Why Devote Your Life to Psychotherapy, the “Impossible Profession?”
Presenter: Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, PhD
Discussant: David Terman, MD