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April 2018

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

April 7, 2018 @ 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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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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June 2018

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

June 3, 2018 @ 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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July 2018

WMAAPP 2018 Summer Course

July 9, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

"The Relativity of Morality in the Clinical Situation and in Everyday Life" Presenter: Anna Ornstein, MD To be held on 3 consecutive Monday evenings - July 9, 16 and 23, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm FEE:
 The fee for this three-session course is $130. Registration is limited to 15 WMAAPP members on a first-come basis.
Early registration is recommended. In the case that classes are not filled by WMAAPP members, registration for courses will be available to mental health…

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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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October 2018

“Baffled by Love: The Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones”

October 26, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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PIONEER VALLEY STUDY GROUP Open to WMAAPP members and guests. (Members wishing to bring guests are asked to call in advance.) There is no fee. “Baffled by Love: The Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones” A discussion group led by Laurie Kahn, MA, LCPC, MFA Friday October 26, 2018 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (We will gather for wine and cheese at 6:30 pm and the presentation will begin at  7 pm)  

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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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March 2019

The Relational System of the Traumatizing Narcissist: A System of Subjugation

March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  Save the Date   The Relational System of the Traumatizing Narcissist: A System of Subjugation Saturday May 4, 2019 9:00 am - Registration 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Presentation Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge

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“Bringing in the Body: Enhancing Psychoanalytic Treatment of Trauma and Catastrophic Dissociation by Drawing Upon Somatic Experiencing”

March 30, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The home of Jane Kristal, 33 Sunset Ave.
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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PIONEER VALLEY STUDY GROUP Open to WMAAPP members and guests. (Members wishing to bring guests are asked to call in advance.) There is no fee. “Bringing in the Body: Enhancing Psychoanalytic Treatment of Trauma and Catastrophic Dissociation by Drawing Upon Somatic Experiencing” A discussion group led by David Levit, Ph.D., ABPP Saturday March 30, 2019 9:30 am – 10:00 am Coffee and bagels 10:00 am – 12:00 pm presentation and discussion DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: As psychoanalytic therapists and analysts, we…

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April 2019

The Shamanic Roots of Psychoanalysis: On the Wings of Dreams

April 13, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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September 2019

Fear, Safety, and the Relational Foundations of Reflection

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

Presenter: Arietta Slade, Ph.D. Registration 9 am Presentation 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2019 PRESENTER Arietta Slade, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center, and Professor Emerita, Clinical Psychology, The City University of New York. An internationally recognized theoretician, clinician, researcher, and teacher, she has published widely on parental mentalization, the implications of attachment for psychoanalytic psychotherapy with children and adults, and for relationship-based infant mental health practice. She is Co-Founder…

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November 2019

Save the Date for Couch & Cocktails on November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

Couch & Cocktails Friday, November 22, 2019 After a brief hiatus our yearly gathering is back!!! More information will flow into your emails later in the Fall

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Dynamic Therapy with Self Destructive Borderline Patients: An Alliance Based Intervention for Suicide

November 23, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Dynamic Therapy with Self Destructive Borderline Patients: An Alliance Based Intervention for Suicide Presenter: Eric Plakun, MD - Director/CEO Austen Riggs Center Saturday November 23, 2019 9:00 am — Registration/Coffee 9:30 am — 12 pm — Presentation   Topic In the past 25 years there has been a 25% increase in suicide in the United States. Although there are several manualized behavioral and psychodynamic therapies found efficacious in treatment of suicidal and self-destructive borderline patients, few clinicians are familiar with…

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December 2019

Save the Date – April 23, 2020

December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Elizabeth Lunbeck More information will be available here soon.

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