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October 2014

Stepping out of time: A clinical exploration of the unconscious rebellion against growth and change

October 18, 2014 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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A Pioneer Study Group discussion led by, Moi Wurgaft, Ph.D., LMHC Start Time: 10/18/2014 at 10:00 am End Time: 10/18/2014 at 12:00 pm Light refreshments will be served. EVENT DESCRIPTION In the course of our clinical work, we often witness our patients struggling desperately with invisible obstacles to their ability to move forward with their life-goals and aspirations. These obstacles can range from a relatively benign procrastination to more violent forms of self-sabotage, and can lead to acute feelings of shame, self-doubt…

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January 2015

Discussing Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal:  Medicine and What Matters in the End

January 30, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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A Pioneer Valley Study Group Friday January 30, 2015 7 pm to 9 pm At the home of Jane Kristal, Amherst (directions below) With wine and cheese PRESENTER This is a self guided study group. EVENT DESCRIPTION This is a different format for the study group, as no CECs will be offered and there will be no formal presentation. Instead, the hope is that each person who attends will have read Gawande's book and will come to the meeting with…

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December 2017

“ Where Should We Begin? ” : The Couples Therapy Work of Esther Perel , Part 2

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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A discussion group led by Patricia Everett, Ph.D. Friday, December 8, 2017 , 7 pm – 9 pm Wine and cheese will be served. DESCRIPTION OF EVENT : (After a lively study group discussion of one of Esther Perel’s podcasts on October 21, we decided as a group to meet again soon to discuss another one of her podcasts.) Esther Perel, the couples and family therapist whose focus on desire, infidelity, and sex in long - term relationships has recently…

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January 2018

Event Canceled!

January 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Unfortunately we have been forced to cancel this event due to illness Gender and Power: How to Understand Their Abuses A study group led by Jane Kristal, Ph.D. This meeting is a follow-up to the lively discussions we've had this fall, provoked by listening to two of Esther Perel's couples therapy podcasts. We are currently being bombarded daily by revelations of workplace harassment and the abuse of women. Why is it that such behavior is endemic in work situations and beyond?…

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March 2018

Termination: The Afterlife

March 3 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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A Pioneer Valley study group Open for wmaapp members only

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April 2018

What Happens When Psychoanalysis Goes to Work? A Way of Thinking about Life in Organizations

April 7 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schacht Center for Health and Wellness Smith College, 21 Belmont Avenue
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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What Happens When Psychoanalysis Goes to Work? A Way of Thinking about Life in Organizations A discussion group led by M. Gerard Fromm, Ph.D. Saturday April 7, 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Open to WMAAPP members and guests. (Members wishing to bring guests are asked to call  Patricia Everett in advance, (413) 256-3539.) There is no fee. DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: “No other technique for the conduct of life attaches the individual so firmly to reality as laying emphasis on…

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June 2018

“Nasty Women”: Forging a New Narrative on Female Aggression

June 3 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Joanne Yurman’s Office, 31 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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"Nasty Women": Forging a New Narrative on Female Aggression A discussion led by: Janet R. Zuckerman, Ph.D.  Sunday June 3, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Location: The office of Joanne Yurman, Ph.D. 31 Main Street, 2nd. Floor Stockbridge, MA 01262 This event is open to WMAAPP members only and space is limited. To ensure your seat and to receive a copy of this paper, please RSVP to joanneyurman@gmail.com or call her at 413-298-7146 http://wmaapp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Berkshire-Study-Group-Zuckerman-6-3-2018.pdf

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