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January 2016

Psychoanalysis in the 21st Century: Research Supported Treatments

January 23, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Austen Riggs Center, 25 West Main St.
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Event Type: Discussion Presenter: Andrew J. Gerber, M.D., Ph.D. Start Time: 01/23/2016 at 09:30 am End Time: 01/23/2016 at 12:00 pm Will there be Refreshments Prior? Yes About the Presenter Andrew J. Gerber is Medical Director and CEO of the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. He is also Director of Research at the Columba University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research…

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March 2016

From Bisexuality to Intersexuality: Rethinking Gender Categories

March 5, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Austen Riggs Center, 25 West Main St.
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology   presents: Jack Drescher, M.D. From Bisexuality to Intersexuality: Rethinking Gender Categories Saturday March 5, 2016  9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation    PRESENTER Jack Drescher, MD, is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. Past President, Group for Advancement of Psychiatry. Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Past President, New York County Psychiatric Society. Member, DSM-5 Workgroup on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders.…

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April 2016

The Enigma of Desire

April 16, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology   presents: Galit Atlas, Ph.D. The Enigma of Desire Saturday April 16, 2016  9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   PRESENTER Galit Atlas, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and clinical supervisor in private practice in New York City. She is on the faculty at NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, faculty at the Four Year Adult and National Training Programs at NIP and IEA. She serves on…

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October 2016

The Presence of the Absent: Therapy with Families and Ghosts

October 29, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology  presents: The Annual Lippmann Program  Carlos E. Sluzki, M.D. The Presence of the Absent: Therapy with Families and Ghosts Saturday October 29, 2016  9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   PRESENTER Carlos E. Sluzki, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and family therapist by training, currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at George Washington University of Medicine in Washington D.C. Argentine by birth and training, his…

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January 2017

Entering Into One of Life’s Most Intimate Moments: End of Life Care in the 21st Century

January 28, 2017 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This will be a day long learning experience. 08:30 - 09:00 - Registration and light breakfast 09:00 - 12:30 - Presentation 12:30 - 01:30 - Lunch 01:30 - 05:00 - Presentation PRESENTERS Joan Berzoff, MSW,Ed.D.,Professor Emerita, nationally renown speaker, teacher and author, Director of Smith College’s End of Life Certificate Program. Lew Cohen,MD, a palliative care psychiatrist, who has written over 150 papers related to research on this topic. Lew practices and does research at Baystate Medical Center. Susan Gerbino, PhD,…

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April 2017

On the Limitations of Love: Romance and Loss in Psychoanalysis

April 1, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Stockbridge Town Hall, 50 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Event Type: Discussion Presenter: Steven Kuchuck,LCSW Start Time: 04/01/2017 at 09:30 am End Time: 04/01/2017 at 12:00 pm Will there be Refreshments Prior? Yes If there is, arrive minutes prior to start time. If there is, these Refreshments will be served: PRESENTER Steven Kuchuck, LCSW: Editor-in-Chief; Psychoanalytic Perspective, Associate Editor; Routledge Relational Perspective Book Series, Board Member, supervisor, faculty and Co-Director of Curriculum for adult psychoanalytic training program; National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP), and faculty/supervisor at the NIP National…

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May 2017

Somatic Experiencing: In the Realms of Trauma, Dissociation, and Dysregulation – What we can do when what we do is really not good enough

May 6, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Austen Riggs Center, 25 West Main St.
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Event Type: Discussion Presenter: David Levit, Ph.D., ABPP Start Time: 05/06/2017 at 09:30 am End Time: 05/06/2017 at 12:00 pm Will there be Refreshments Prior? Yes If there is, arrive minutes prior to start time. If there is, these Refreshments will be served: PRESENTER David Levit, Ph.D., ABPP is a Diplomate in Psychoanalysis and in Clinical Psychology. His faculty positions are: Faculty and Supervising Analyst, Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP); Co-Founder, Co-Chair, and Faculty, MIP Postgraduate Fellowship-West; Associate Clinical Professor,…

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October 2017

Engaging Racial and Other Diversities in the Psychoanalytic Process: the Central Roles of Radical Openness and Curiosity

October 14, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Anton Hart, Ph.D. Engaging Racial and Other Diversities in the Psychoanalytic Process: the Central Roles of Radical Openness and Curiosity Saturday October 14, 2017 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   location:  The Red Lion Inn  For directions: www.redlioninn.com   Topic Starting from the premise that racial, ethnic and other forms of discrimination and negation represent dissociative defenses involving a profound failure of curiosity, this presentation addresses issues of difference and “othering” as they emerge and…

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November 2017

How the Developmental Science of Early Childhood Informs Therapy with Children and Adults

November 18, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Claudia M. Gold, M.D. How the Developmental Science of Early Childhood Informs Therapy with Children and Adults  Saturday November 18, 2017  9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   Topic Psychoanalysts have known for over a century that early experience matters. In this program we will explore contemporary research at the interface of developmental psychology, neuroscience, and genetics that seeks to understand the way these experiences become incorporated in the body, brain, and mind. This area…

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March 2018

A Heart Shattered, Relentless Despair, and the Unlived Life

March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Austen Riggs Center, 25 West Main St.
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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A Heart Shattered, Relentless Despair, and the Unlived Life Martha Stark, M.D. Saturday March 10, 2018 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   Topic Patients who have never fully confronted—and grieved—the pain of their early-on heartbreak will often cling to their hope that perhaps someday the “object of their desire” will be forthcoming. But there are others who, because of catastrophically shattering early-on disappointments and losses, withdraw completely from the “world of objects” - only…

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May 2018

Addressing Culture, Oppression, and Sociopolitical Climate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology presents: Usha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. Addressing Culture, Oppression, and Sociopolitical Climates in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Saturday May 19, 2018 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   Topic This presentation highlights psychoanalytic understandings of the sociocultural context in psychotherapy. Dr. Tummala-Narra describes a framework for a systematic inclusion of cultural competence as a core emphasis of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. A historical overview of psychoanalytic neglect of cultural context will be…

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September 2018

Psychoanalytic Reflections

September 8, 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology presents: The Annual Paul and Fran Lippmann Lecture Sandra Buechler, Ph.D. Psychoanalytic Reflections Saturday September 8, 2018 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation Topic In this talk Dr. Buechler reflects on her own development, as an analyst, teacher, writer, person. Although it will be autobiographical she will comment generally on what she thinks it takes to develop one’s voice. These reflections will include thoughts about the…

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November 2018

Moral Injury and the Intergenerational Transmission of Suicide

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Austen Riggs Center, 25 West Main St.
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Moral Injury and the Intergenerational Transmission of Suicide. A presentation by Jane G. Tillman, Ph.D., ABPP. Saturday November 17, 2018. 9:00 am — 12 pm. Location: The Austen Riggs Center   Topic A family history of suicide confers a risk of suicide on surviving family members, yet the mechanisms for the intergenerational transmission of suicide are poorly understood. The intrapsychic labor that occurs within surviving family members following a suicide is examined, particularly around the issue of moral injury, the…

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April 2019

The Shamanic Roots of Psychoanalysis: On the Wings of Dreams

April 13 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology The Shamanic Roots of Psychoanalysis: On the Wings of Dreams A Presentation by: Paul Lippmann, Ph.D. Saturday April 13, 2019 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation Location: The Red Lion Inn   Topic While we believe that psychoanalysis was created from the singular genius of Sigmund Freud at the end of the 19th Century, it is clear that the roots of psychoanalysis go much further back…

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May 2019

Daniel Shaw, LCSW: The Relational System of the Traumatizing Narcissist: A System of Subjugation

May 4 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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WMAAPP Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology Presents: Daniel Shaw, LCSW Saturday May 4, 2019 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation location: The Red Lion Inn Topic The theory of traumatic narcissism as developed by the speaker, which describes a relational system organized by the narcissist that results in the subjugation of significant others, will be taught using clinical material illustrated by the author’s work with adult children of highly narcissistic parents. The…

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