Past Programs and Papers

2013-2014 Scientific Meetings

September 24, 2013
The Enlivening Transference
Presenter: Sam Gerson, PH.D.
Discussant: Kenneth Newman, M.D.

October 15, 2013
The Impact of Psychotic Mother in an Analysis: An example of a confusion of tongues
Presenter: Jonathan Sklar, MBBS, FRCPsych
Discussant: Neal E. Spira, M.D.

November 19, 2013
The Despair of Emptiness: Narcissism and the Reversal of Giving into Taking
Presenter: Peter Shabad, Ph.D.
Discussant: Virginia Barry, M.D.

January 28, 2014
Wisdom Won From Illness: The Psychoanalytic Grasp of Human Being
Presenter: Jonathan Lear, Ph.D.
Discussant: Martha Nussbaum, Ph.D.

February 25, 2014
The Analysts Role in Therapeutic Action: Bion’s Theory of Container/Contained
Presenter: Kay Long, Ph.D.
Discussant: Ann Schlacter, Ph.D.

March 25, 2014
Why Marriage is So Difficult
Presenter: Arthur C. Nielsen, III, M.D.
Discussant: Caryle Perlman, M.S., L.C.S.W.

April 22, 2014
Clarity and Chaos (In the Human Mind and in Psychotherapy)
Presenter: Judith Teicholz, Ed.D
Discussant: Elizabeth Feldman, Ph.D.

May 27, 2014
Hidden in Plain Sight on Locked Wards: On Finding and Being Found
Presenter: Alfred Margulies, M.D.
Discussant: David Garfield, M.D.

2012-2013 Scientific Meetings

September 4, 2012
Listening to Shahrazad and The Arabian Nights: Can Stories Heal? And If So, How?
Presenter: Malcolm Owen Slavin, Ph.D.

October 23, 2012
Unlearning and Learning Psychoanalysis
Presenter: Anton Kris, M.D.

November 27, 2012
A Danger in Diversity
Presenter: Arnold Goldberg, M.D.
Discussant: Prudence L. Gourguechon, M.D.

January 22, 2013
“Edith Wharton’s Two Worlds: A Case Study of Sexual Inhibition and Phobia”
Presenter: Deanna Holtzman, Ph.D. & Nancy Kulish, Ph.D.
Discussant: James Anderson, Ph.D.

February 26, 2013
“Temporality and Futurity in the Analytic Process”
Presenter: Frank Summers, Ph.D.
Discussant: Jonathan Lear, Ph.D.

March 19, 2013
“Temporality and Futurity in the Analytic Process”
Presenter: Lynne Layton, Ph.D.
Discussant: Allan Scholom, Ph.D.

April 23, 2013
The Connectedness of Self Psychology: Implications for the Approach to Intractable States of Mind
Presenter: Scott Davis, M.D.
Discussant: Mark Levey, M.D.

May 28, 2013
The Subjective Experience of Time: Trauma, Non-responsive Parenting and the Vacuity of the Future
Presenter: Stephen Seligman, Ph.D.
Discussant: Frank Summers, Ph.D.

June, 2013
President’s Address
Presenter: Neal Spira, M.D

2011-2012 Scientific Meetings

September 27, 2011
Irony and Erotic Anxiety
Presenter: Jonathan Lear, Ph.D.
Discussant: Leo Weinstein, M.D.

October 25, 2011
Oedipal Circles: A Psychoanalytic Lens on the Assisted-Reproductive-Technology Family
Presenter: Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D.

November 22, 2011
A psychoanalytic voice for the Behavioral Economics Revolution
Presenter: Leslie Shaw, Ph.D.
Discussant: Robert Galatzer-Levy, M.D.

January 24, 2012
The Concept of Psychopathology in Psychoanalysis
Presenter: Arnold Goldberg, M.D.
Discussant: David Terman, M.D.

February 28, 2012
Developmental Lines in Child Psychoanalysis
Presenter: Paul Brinich, Ph.D.
Discussant: Erika Schmidt, LCSW

March 27, 2012
Individual and Collective Trauma in Juarez, Mexico
Ricardo Ainslie, Ph.D.
Discussant: Kate Schechter, Ph.D.

April 24, 2012
The Hidden Wounds of War: Psychoanalytic Understandings
Presenter: Judith Broder, M.D.
Discussant: Prudence Gourguechon, M.D.

May 29, 2012
A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Cultural Competence
Presenter: Pratyusha Tummala-Narra
Discussant: Frank Summers, Ph.D.

June 26, 2012
Willing to be Willing; Willing to be Good: New Developments and Reflections on a Work in Progress.
Presenter: Irwin Hoffman, Ph.D.

2010-2011 Scientific Meetings

September 28, 2010
Obstacles to Love
Presenter: Judy L. Kantrowitz, Ph.D.
Discussant: Ann Kaplan, Ph.D.


October 26, 2010
Executive Function Disorders and Self-Deficits
Presenter: Joseph Palombo, M.A., LCSW
Discussant: Mark Smaller, Ph.D.

November 23, 2010
Childism – Prejudice against Children: A Psychoanalytic Exploration
Presenter: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, Ph.D.
Discussant: Bertram Cohler, Ph.D.

December 14, 2010
Rethinking Empathy
Presenter: Arnold Goldberg, M.D.
Discussant: David Solomon, M.D.

January 25, 2011
“I want to be all-gone.” – The Analysis of a Three-Year-Old Failure to Thrive Child
Presenter: Adele Kaufman, LCSW
Discussant: Salee Jenkins, Ph.D.

February 22, 2011
Adventures in Wonderland: Being President of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 2008-2010
Presenter: Prudence L. Gourguechon, M.D.
Discussant: Solomon Cytrynbaum, Ph.D.

March 22, 2011
Survival, Vision and Faith: Three Aspects of the Therapeutic Attitude
Presenter: Salman Akhtar, M.D.

April 26, 2011
Watch One: An Approach to Teaching and Assessing Psychoanalytically Informed Psychotherapy
Presenter: Charles Jaffe, M.D.
Discussant: Mark Levey, M.D.

May 24, 2011
Trauma, Analytic Enclaves and Analytic Outcome
Presenter: Joyce Slochower, Ph.D.
Discussant: James Anderson, Ph.D.

June 28, 2011
President’s Address
Presenter: Ronald F. Krasner, M.D.

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