Past Events

CONFERENCES & LECTURES

  • 2017

    • PPSC Honors Sheldon Bach: “Anatomy of Betrayal: Some Thoughts on Trust and Betrayal”

  • 2014

    • PPSC Honors Fred Pine

  • 2013

    • PPSC Honors Edward Khantzian: “Understanding Addiction as Self-Medication”

  • 2012

    • PPSC Honors Frank Lachman

  • 2009

    • PPSC Honors Paul and Anna Ornstein

  • 2008

    • PPSC Honors Martin Bergmann: "Psychoanalysis Past, Present, and Future

  • 2007

    • False Self, Alcoholism & Anti-Semitism

    • PPSC Honors Lawrence Epstein: “The Talking Cure”

  • 2006

    • Hide & Seek: When Secrets Haunt the Treatment

  • 2005

    • Poetry & Psychoanalysis

    • Balint: His Influence on Contemporary Psychoanalysis

  • 2004

    • The Cushion & the Couch: Explorations in Buddhism & Psychoanalysis

  • 2003

    • Religion - Sexuality - Prejudice

  • 2002

    • Psychoanalytic Frame Issues

  • 2000

    • Storm Warning: Treating Mild to Moderate Forms of Manic Depression in Analytic Patients

  • 1996

    • The Many Faces of Infidelity

  • 1994

    • Whose Therapy Is It?

  • 1989

    • Alcoholism Treatment & Psychoanalysis: A Meeting of the Minds

CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO GENDER & SEXUALITY

  • 2009

    • Pornography & Anxiety: An Interdisciplinary Series

  • 2008

    • “Exploring the Role of Fatherhood in the 21st Century

    • “Let’s Talk About Sex”

  • 2001-2002

    • Idealization, Mourning & Masochism

    • Infecting the Treatment: HIV Disclosure & Dissociation

    • Configuring the Family

    • Body Language

  • 2000-2001

    • Cultural Hierarchies, Splitting & the Heterosexual Unconscious

    • How “Gay Friendly” Psychoanalysis?

    • Thinking Relationally about Desire

    • Lesbian Mothers: New Identities

    • Gender Performance and Transference & Countertransference

    • Ungendered Bodies & the Violated Self

  • 1999-2000

    • Gender & Intersubjectivity

    • Enhancing the Erotic in Lesbian Couple Relationships

    • Psychoanalysis & the Gay Man

    • Gender as a Luxury or Symptom

    • Thirty Years of Gender

    • Sex, Race & Gender

  • 1998-1999

    • Shame: A Hidden Dimension in Women's Ambition

    • The Politics of Passion

    • Reproductive Technologies & the “Post-Modern” Family

    • Exploration of Male Gender Identity

    • Racism & Its Repression in Freud's Theory of Sexuality

  • 1997-1998

    • Bodies, Acts & Sex: Thinking Through the Relational

    • Dare to Keep Your Kids Off Gender

    • Thoughts on (Post) Modernism & Pleasure

    • Erotic Transference-Countertransference

    • Dynamic Issues in Gay Male Development

COMMITTEE ON PSYCHOANALYTIC ADDICTIONS TREATMENT

  • 2018

    • Beyond Tough Love & Enabling: Helping Parents & Partners Respond to Substance & Other Addictive Disorders

  • 2017

    • Working with Shame States in Addictions Treatment

  • 2012

    • Countertransferential Dilemmas with Our Addicted Patients

  • 2011

    • Winner of the Caron Foundation Award for Educational Excellence

  • 2010

    • Addiction, Psychoanalysis and the Brain

  • 2008

    • Internet Pornography: Eroticized Addictions

    • Spirituality in Recovery

  • 2007

    • Disorganized Attachment, Trauma, & the Addictive Solution

    • Hidden Eating Disorders & Attachment Theory

  • 2006

    • Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Crystal Meth

    • Cutting: The Deliberate Dissociation

  • 2005

    • A Behavioral & Psychodynamic Approach to Treat Money

    • Risky Business: Patients Who Engage in Life-Threatening Behavior

  • 2004

    • Engaging the Whole Person in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

    • Sexual Compulsions Through a Psychoanalytic Lens

  • 2003

    • Relational Psychoanalysis & Chronic Substance Use

    • Multiple Meanings of Substance Abuse: A Psychodynamic Harm Reduction Approach