Upcoming Events

    • December 07, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • New York Hilton, New York City, NY

    This event is not sponsored by the DPS.


    Join us for An Afternoon with

    Mark Winborn, PhD, Jungian Analyst and Author

    “Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art and Technique”

    A BAJA Seminar open to the public ~

    Eligible for 4 Professional Development Hours


    Registration: $75.00 if payment is received before December 1st. (Payment nonrefundable after November 15th)

    $95.00 at the door if space remains (limited to 15 participants)

    **Payment in check to BAJA Mail to Nora Swan-Foster 1137 Pearl Street Suite 205 Boulder Colorado 80302   Questions: 303-440-4000 


    Location: First Congregational Church Conference Room

    Date and Time: Friday December 7th  2:00-6:00

    This intimate working seminar will be limited to 15 participants who are interested in exploring and deepening their skill through lecture, discussion, small assignment and reading (see below). 

    Course descriptionAnalytic interpretation is fundamental to the process of psychoanalysis, Jungian analysis, and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. It is the medium by which our art form is transmitted.  If the analytic vessel is thought of as our canvas then our interpretations are the paints with which the depth psychologist participates with the patient in the creation of the painting.  What one chooses to say in analysis, why one chooses it, how one says it, when one says it; these are the building blocks of the interpretive process and the focus of Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art and Technique. It is an important tool to develop proficiency with, but it can’t be used effectively if we don’t develop fluency with it.

    Interpretation in Jungian Analysis will provide in-depth exploration of the process, including the history of analytic technique, the role of language in analytic therapy, the poetics and metaphor of interpretation, and the relationship between interpretation and the analytic attitude. In addition, the steps involved with the creation of clear, meaningful, and transformative interpretations are plainly outlined. Blending the deep understanding of archetype, symbol, and metaphor from the Jungian tradition with competency in psychoanalytic interpretative technique creates a powerful therapeutic amalgam.

    Biographical Information for Mark Winborn:

    Mark Winborn, PhD, NCPsyA is a Jungian Psychoanalyst and Clinical Psychologist.  He received his BS in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1982, his MS and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Memphis in 1987, and his certificate in Jungian Analysis

    from the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts in 1999.  From 1988 – 1990 he was the staff psychologist at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Dr. Winborn is a training/supervising analyst of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland. He currently serves on the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis and the Ethics Committee of the International Association for Analytical Psychology. Dr. Winborn is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Analytical Psychology and the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, as well as being a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.

    His publications include Deep Blues: Human Soundscapes for the Archetypal Journey (2011) and Shared Realities: Participation Mystique and Beyond (2014), both with Fisher King Press, as well as journal articles, book reviews, and chapter contributions. Routledge Press has contracted to publish Dr. Winborn’s third book, Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art and Technique (available July 2018)He has also presented papers at the past three Congresses of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (Montreal 2010, Copenhagen 2013, Kyoto 2016).  Since 1990 he has maintained a private practice in Memphis, Tennessee, USA where he was the Training Coordinator for the Memphis-Atlanta Jungian Seminar from 2010 – 2016. In addition to his teaching activities in Memphis, he has been an invited presenter for Jungian societies, training seminars and institutes in: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Charleston, SC; Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Santa Fe, NM; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Florida; Lafayette, LA; New Orleans, LA; Houston, TX; Minneapolis, MN; the Dominican Republic; Moscow, Russia; and the IRSJA candidate group.

    Seminar Objectives: Some of the specific objectives will be:

    1. Differentiate between interpretive and non-interpretive interventions in therapy/analysis.
    2. Examine the origins of the interpretive process within the psychoanalytic world.
    3. Differentiate various levels of interpretation.
    4. Examine particular uses of language in interpretation.
    5. Understand Interpretation from a Jungian perspective.
    6. Create effective, transformative interpretations.

    Assignments:

    This assignment is specifically for those participants who are currently seeing patients/clients.  Please bring with you a short clinical vignette from your practice.  You don’t need to provide any background information.  Just record as closely as possible (verbatim wording is desirable) an interaction from a recent session.  This doesn’t need to be more than a half a page in length.

    Please choose an interaction from the three following situations: (1) a session in which you were confronted by the patient in a way you didn’t know how to respond to, or (2) a situation in which you knew you wanted/needed to say something but couldn’t identify how to formulate your words in a way that would be effective, or (3) a situation where you verbalized something to the patient but you felt there must be a more effective way to communicate your thought.

    We will probably not have time to deal with all of the examples participants bring but completing the assignment will help you begin to identify situations where the analytic skills associated with interpretation can be refined.

    Recommended Readings:  

    Winborn, Mark (2018). Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art and Technique. London: Routledge.

    Supplemental Readings:

    The following readings are recommendations for continued exploration of the interpretive process following the conclusion of the seminar:

    Auld, Frank and Hyman, Marvin (2005). Resolution of Inner Conflict: An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Second Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

    Dieckmann, Hans (1991). Methods in Analytical Psychology: An Introduction. Wilmette, IL: Chiron.

    Levy, Steven (1990). Principles of Interpretation. Northvale, NJ: Aronson.


    • January 11, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 99
    Register

    The purpose of the film series is to encourage psychoanalytic dialogue with respect to creativity and movies. 

    The Tale follows a woman who investigates her own childhood memories to reexamine her first sexual experience. Jennifer Fox serves as writer and director, and the film is based on her own true story. Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Frances Conroy, John Heard, Common and Ellen Burstyn also star.  — Written by Ariana Brockington for Variety

    Cost: Free of charge

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    • January 17, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    NOT A SOCIETY EVENT

    CSCSW Salon: “Humor and the Therapist” with Michael Lopez-Jensen, LCSW

    Summary: 

    I mentioned to a client that I couldn't meet him at a particular time because I would be teaching. “What are you teaching?” he quipped. “A class about Humor and the Therapist?” “No,” I answered. “But that’s an excellent idea.” This client is a twenty-something I’ve seen on and off for about ten years. He battles addiction, manages Bipolar Disorder, and is launching from a complicated family system. During one stretch of treatment, his depression was so thick that he couldn’t speak in session. In those weeks we would play chess for fifty minutes. I don’t know how to play chess, so my client won every game. When we first met I was subletting an office at a suite with a rather flaky name like “Magic Downtown Denver Special Healing Space.” My client found this slightly ridiculous, so he would close every session with a smirk and deadpan “Thanks for the healing.” That’s still how we end sessions. Playfulness and levity are essential parts of my bond with this client. I’m interested in a salon reflecting with other social workers about the use of humor. It’s good for rapport because we have a chance to connect with clients in a deeply authentic way. It’s good for insight and growth because when we are creative we can help people overcome barriers and gain perspective. It’s good for our profession because it keeps us refreshed and awake as we face our own obstacles of discouragement or exhaustion. Also, there should be snacks.

    Objectives:

    1. Participants will reflect on the use of humor as a tool for rapport building in session.
    2. Participants will reflect on the use of story and metaphor to generate insight & change with clients.
    3. Participants will reflect on the value of levity and playfulness as a means of self care & burnout prevention.

    See CSCSW website for more information or to register: https://www.coclinicalsocialwork.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=25243&item_id=852841



    • January 18, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • February 01, 2019
    • 2:30 PM
    • Near Washington Park (Address given upon registration)
    • 12
    Register

    Facilitated by Margy Stewart, Psy.D. and Jennifer Perlman, Psy.D. 

    Sponsored by the DPS Continuing Education and Diversity Committees

    Claudine Rankine's highly acclaimed award winning book Citizen: An American Lyric is "a provocative meditation on race."  "Claudine Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggression in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV-everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Our addressability is tied to the state of our belonging, Rankine argues, as are our assumptions and expectations of citizenship. In essay, image, and poetry, Citizen is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named "post-race" society." (Tattered Cover ad.)

    Participants will furnish their own books and be expected to read the assigned sections before each meeting.  The format will be discussion by participants in the style of a book group, divided over 3 meetings.   

    Classes will meet from 1:00 - 2:30 PM for 3 Fridays on:  January 18, 25 and February 1, 2019 near Washington Park (address given upon registration).

    The course is limited to 12 people.

    Deadline to register is January 6th. 

    There will be NO refunds after January 6th; any refunds prior to January 6th will be less a $25.00 administration fee.

    Certificates of Attendance will be distributed upon completion of the course.  No CME credits are provided.

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    • January 25, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • March 01, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Highlands Neighborhood (Address given upon registration)
    • 9
    Register

    Taught by David Nichol, M.D.

    We will read and discuss "Exploring the Life of the Soul" by John Riker, PhD in Philosophy and Psychoanalytic Studies at Colorado College.  The book is a superb synthesis of Kohutian self-psychology, philosophy and transcendentalism.  It points the way toward connecting to one's core self and vitality in order to live more fully in this postmodern world.  

    Dr. Nichol attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the Menninger School of Psychiatry and the Topeka Institute of Psychoanalysis.  He is the author of "The One Minute Meditator" and has given many talks and workshops on the benefits of meditation.  He has been in private practice for 24 years.

    Classes will meet from 12:00-1:30 PM on Fridays:  January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2019 in the Highlands neighborhood (address given upon registration).

    The course is limited to 12 people.

    Deadline to register is January 17th. 

    There will be NO refunds after January 17th; any refunds prior to January 17th will be less a $25.00 administration fee.

    Certificates of Attendance will be distributed upon completion of the course.  No CME credits are provided.

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    • January 27, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • DCPA - Ricketson Theatre
    • 30
    Register

    “A play about the tremendous, enduring component of love in our lives.” Playwright Donnetta Lavinia Grays


    When Monique and her 10-year-old daughter Samantha show up unexpectedly on her sister’s Brooklyn doorstep, it shakes up Rachel and her partner Nadima’s orderly New York lifestyle. Monique is on the run from deep trouble and brings their family’s Southern roots with her, grabbing hold of Rachel’s life more ferociously than she could have ever imagined. Poetic, powerful and remarkably funny, this 2017 Colorado New Play Summit featured play explores the struggle between the responsibilities that are expected of us and the choices we actually end up making.

    At the root of this play is the daughter of a small town that is lost to the current sweeping epidemic of heroin abuse in this country. She is a mother who tries desperately to break a cycle of despair for her own daughter. Last Night and The Night Before is a drama infused with laughter, lightness, poetry and hope. It speaks to so many small towns across this country that have lost brilliant children due to lack of industry and economic opportunity within those communities.

    There will be a talk back immediately following the play in the theater with discussant Paula Bernstein, PhD and moderator Pam Haglund, PsyD.  (We do not have a reception this year and there is no fee for the talk back) 

    Be an Angel! Make an additional donation to help fund Society Programs.  

    The deadline to reserve tickets is December 21, 2018. Tickets may sell out.

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    • February 06, 2019
    • February 10, 2019
    • New York Hilton, New York City, NY


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    For more information and to register Please see the APsaA website

    • February 08, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 99
    Register

    The purpose of the film series is to encourage psychoanalytic dialogue with respect to creativity and movies. 


    In this dark, intense, and emotional film, a depressed middle-aged man travels the Iranian countryside searching for someone to bury him after he commits suicide. Eventually, he encounters a Turkish taxidermist who tries to get him to see life's beauty.

    —Summary found on Rotten Tomatoes

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     Cost:  Free of charge, donations are welcomed.




    • February 22, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 97
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    Featuring David Stevens, PhD

    This event is free of charge but we gladly welcome donations at the event or on our website.

    Description:
    This paper takes Freud's often overlooked theories on group psychology as its starting point. The role of infantile sexuality, in particular, is explored as a source for hypotheses for understanding the paradoxically intense attachment of adherents to their cult leaders.

    Objectives:
    1. Gain an understanding of Freud's concepts of group psychology.
    2. Understand how an application of ideas associated with infantile sexuality can affect how individuals identify with groups.
    3. Appreciate how a sense of grievance (originally derived from the vicissitudes of infantile sexuality) promotes an allegiance to a group leader that allows for denying reality.
    Biography:
    David Stevens is a practicing clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst who works with adolescents and adults. He earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Colorado and received his psychoanalytic training at the Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis where he has been a faculty member for more than twenty-five years, teaching courses on psychoanalytic theory and technique as well as being a Training and Supervising Analyst for the past fifteen years. In addition, he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he teaches psychiatric residents principles of psychodynamic thought. He is the co-author with Jim Grigsby of the “Neurodynamics of Personality” published in 2000. He has a longstanding interest in participating in the mutually enriching conversations that can occur at the intersection of psychoanalytic thought and the humanities.

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    Certificates of attendance only.  No CME credits are provided.


    • March 01, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Register

    Institute Retreat - Faculty Meeting.

    This event is only open to Institute Faculty

    A registration form will be available summer 2018


    • March 01, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Register

    Institute Retreat - curriculum meeting.

    This event is only open to Institute Faculty

    A registration form will be available summer 2018


    • March 02, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Register

    This program is open to all Institute Faculty, Candidates, Students and graduates.

    There is a $15 fee.  

    More information will be posted when available.

     A registration form will be available Summer 2018

    • March 02, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Register

    Institute Retreat - Faculty Meeting.

    This event is only open to Institute Faculty

    A registration form will be available summer 2018

    • March 08, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 100
    Register

    The purpose of the film series is to encourage psychoanalytic dialogue with respect to creativity and movies. 

    Oscar Wilde has been called the first martyr of the gay movement.  This film, with its double entendre title, depicts the events and court actions which led to the conviction and imprisonment of Wilde in 1895 on charges of “gross indecency”.  It also depicts Wilde’s part in his demise.   The intensity of the dark prejudice and murderous hatred for homosexual men illustrated in this story seem nearly unbelievable, yet still exist in certain parts of our world.  The film does not spare us the horror of the destruction of Wilde’s life, yet manages to include many quotes of Oscar Wilde’s famous extravagant wit.  There are excellent performances by Peter Finch as Wilde, Lionel Jeffries as the Marquis of Queensbury, and James Mason as Queensbury’s attorney.                                   

    - Written by Fred Mimmack, MD 

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    Cost:  Free of charge, donations are welcomed.



    • March 15, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 99
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    Featuring Dominique Scarfone, MD

    This event is free of charge but we gladly welcome donations at the event or on our website.

    Description:
    I will contend that free-association, far from being outdated, is a most central feature of the method of psychoanalysis as it operates an essential reopening of the process of translation/repression. I will show that free-association sinks its roots in a model of the mind highly congruent with modern neuroscience. Through the notion of surprise, logical and practical connections can be established between free-association, seduction, trauma and transference. A well-conceived concept of free-association is therefore an indispensable tool for the practice of psychoanalysis.

    Goals: 

    1. to get a clear notion of what is meant by “free association” in psychoanalysis;
    2. to establish a clear link between the method of free association and the modern conception of the mind;
    3. to formulate a relationship between trauma, transference and free association

    Biogrpahy:

    Dominique Scarfone, M.D. is a training and supervising psychoanalyst in the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He was, until recently, a full professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université de Montréal, where he is now honorary professor. He's a former associate editor of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, and has published extensively in numerous national and international journals. He gives lectures and seminars in many countries. He has published a number of books, some of which were translated into various languages. His most recent books in English are Jean Laplanche: An Introduction, and The Unpast: The Actual Unconscious, both published in 2015 in New York, by UIT -The Unconscious in Translation. He will be one of the keynote speakers in the forthcoming Congress of the International Psychoanalytic Association, London (UK), 2019.

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    Certificates of attendance only.  No CME credits are provided.

    • March 21, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    NOT A SOCIETY EVENT

    CSCSW Salon: "Animal Assisted Therapy for Social Workers", with MacKenzie McGuire, LCSW, AASW

    Summary:

     Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) and the Human-Animal Connection is a deep and innovate way to engage and work with clients. In this salon presentation, participants will explore creativity in animal assisted interventions, and how social workers can use the human-animal connection to tap into humans’ innate biophilia (the human tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life, including animals). Ethical considerations when practicing AAT will also be discussed. MacKenzie will present case studies, as well as use experiential didactic methods with one of her therapy dogs, who will be present.

    Objectives:

    1. To be able to identify AAT interventions using a psychodynamic lens
    2. Ethics of AAT
    3. How AAT can fit in with the One Health / Biophilia model

    See CSCSW website for more information or to register: https://www.coclinicalsocialwork.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=25243&item_id=851678



    • March 28, 2019
    • March 31, 2019
    • Durham, NC

    NOT a Society or Institute program.

    AAPCSW 2019 Conference

    INTRIGUE, INSIGHT, INQUIRY: THROUGH TODAY'S PSYCHOANALYTIC LENS

    MARCH 28-31, 2019

    In these multilayered and challenging professional times, how can we sustain excellence in clinical theory and practice? Our challenge is in safeguarding core values — individual dignity, respect for diversity, social justice advocacy — as we embrace innovations in psychoanalytic knowledge. Holding this complexity in mind, the conference aims to provide a space to explore the human condition in health and illness. We will view these ideas in relation to clinical experience, based on understanding the intersection of the inner and outer world. We will also continue to build our legacy for the next generation. Join us in our efforts at facing our challenges, and promoting depth and breadth in our insights about contemporary clinical practice.

    ~ Penny Rosen, Conference Chair

    Location: Durham Marriott City Center/Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC.

    Continuing Education: CME/CE/NBCC — 17 maximum hours offered. No CE Hours offered for Writing Workshop.

    2019 Conference co-sponsored by National Institute for Psychoanalytic Education and Research in Clinical Social Work, Inc. (NIPER), educational arm of AAPCSW, and the Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas (PCC)



    • April 05, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 100
    Register

    Featuring Jane Kite, PhD

    Description:

    In this presentation, I will address the largely unrepresented state of ethics in psychoanalysis.  We tend to do an end run around the subject of ethics in our field and take for granted that we all agree on what constitutes ethical behavior without inquiring further.  I will argue that because psychoanalysis as a discipline is based on what is not known, we must first take into account the unknown in each analyst's inevitably personal (unconscious) participation, including his/her motivation to become an analyst in the first place.  I will mention the concept of (typically sexual) ethical "boundary violations", and our tendency to conflate psychoanalytic discourse with forensic discourse at these times, resulting in a kind of confusion of tongues within the field itself.  

    Objectives:

    1. Describe the inevitable ethical unknowns in analytic work.
    2. Discuss the role of personal history in becoming an analyst.
    3. Explain the relevance of Ferenczi's concept of confusion of tongues in the aftermath of major ethical breaches.
    Biography:

    Jane Kite trained as an analyst in San Francisco and is currently a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute and Society. Dr. Kite has been on the editorial boards of the IJP, JAPA, and the Psychoanalytic Quarterly, and is currently an associate editor of JAPA. Her abiding interests in psychoanalysis are centered in Character and Ethics, with special attention to the inevitable disjunction between theory and practice.


    This event is free of charge but we gladly welcome donations at the event or on our website.

    Certificates of attendance only.  No CME credits are provided.

    • April 06, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • TBD
    Register

    A Case Conference with Dr. Jane Kite for the Candidates of the  Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis will be held from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM.


    • April 12, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 100
    Register

    The purpose of the film series is to encourage psychoanalytic dialogue with respect to creativity and movies. 


    Milos Forman's film adaptation of the popular, controversial Broadway musical Hair has dated somewhat, yet it remains an effective evocation of the hippie movement of the late '60s. The story centers on a reserved Midwesterner (John Savage) who joins a pack of hippies in Central Park on his way to joining the Army. Primarily, the film stands on the success of its musical numbers, which were choreographed by Twyla Tharp and sung by vocalists like Ellen Foley, Ronnie Dyson, Nell Carter and Melba Moore.                   

    — Written by Anonymous of Rotten Tomatoes

     Cost:  Free of charge, donations are welcomed.

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    • April 27, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Anshutz Medical Campus - Hensel Phelps Auditorium
    • 123

    Featuring Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D.

    Description:

    This workshop will consider ways in which narcissistic concerns may infuse personality. It will touch on both the more arrogant presentations of narcissistic personality disorder (e.g., as described in the DSM) and the extensive literature on converse versions of narcissistic preoccupation (“covert,” “depressed-depleted,” “hypervigilant,” or “closet” narcissism, as depicted in thePsychodynamic Diagnostic Manual). Dr. McWilliams will discuss the range of narcissism from healthy to seriously disturbed presentations (Kernberg’s “malignant narcissism”), putting emphasis on the dangers that malignant narcissism poses to personal relationships, family connections, workplace and institutional functioning, and political processes. Clinical implications of pathological narcissistic presentations will be explored. 

    The morning will be devoted to Dr. McWilliams' foundation for understanding narcissism.  The afternoon will feature relevant case presentations by Dana Charatan, Psy.D. and Kelly Crim, LPC which will be discussed by Dr. McWilliams.

    Biography:

    Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D. teaches at Rutgers University's Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology and has a private practice in Lambertville, NJ.  She is author of Psychoanalytic Diagnosis (1994; rev. ed. 2011), Psychoanalytic Case Formulation (1999), and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (2004), all with Guilford Press.  She has edited, coauthored, or contributed to several other books, and is Associate Editor of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (2006; 2nd ed. 2017).  A former president of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association, she is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Psychology.  Dr. McWilliams is a graduate of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis and is also affiliated with the Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey.  Awards Dr. McWilliams has received include Gradiva prize (1999), the Goethe Scholarship Award (2012), the Rosalee Weiss award for contributions to practice (2004), the Laughlin distinguished teacher award (2007), the Hans Strupp Award for teaching, practice and writing (2014), and the Division 39 of the American Psychological Association (APA) awards for both Leadership (2005) and Scholarship (2012).



    Tentative Schedule:

       8:30 am -  8:50 am Registration
       9:00 am -  11:30 am Program
       11:45 am - 12:30 pm Lunch Break
       12:50 pm - 4:30 pm Program
       4:30 pm -  4:45 pm Evaluations & pick up CME certificates

       there will be a morning and afternoon break


    Fees:

    • DPS Member - Early Bird (through March 27th) - $140
    • DPS Member - Regular Rate (March 28th - April 20th) - $160
    • DPS Member - Late Registration (April 21st - April 27th) - $170
    • Non-Member - Early Bird (through March 27th) - $150
    • Non-Member - Regular Registration  (March 28th - April 20th) - $170
    • Non-Member Late Registration (April 21st - April 27th) - $180

    • Student Rate - Other - $60

    Registration is not complete until registration fee is paid in full.

    There will be NO refunds after April 20, 2018; any refunds prior to April 20th will be less a $30.00 administration fee.


    Parking:

    Click here for a map of the Anschutz campus.  We recommend parking in the Ignacio lot.   Parking is $1 for the full day, payable at the machines in the parking lot.  We will have signs the day of the event to direct you to the door that we will be manning.  



    Sponsorship Available!  



    • May 03, 2019
    • May 05, 2019
    • Miami, FL

    **THIS IS NOT A SOCIETY OR INSTITUTE EVENT**

    ACP 2019 Annual Meeting

    May 3-5, 2019
    Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel
    Miami, Florida

    For more information, visit their website:  http://www.childanalysis.org/



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    Call for Proposals – 2019

    Association for Child Psychoanalysis Annual Meeting

    May 3-5, 2019

    Miami, Florida

    The Association for Child Psychoanalysis (ACP) Program Committee invites papers that describe in-depth analytic work with children and adolescents.  Proposals should be between three and five double-spaced pages in length and should include one or two detailed examples of the analytic process, in addition to a brief dynamic case formulation.

    At this time, a theme has not been selected for the conference.  We have found that areas of focus suggest themselves from common threads evident in the proposals received by the Committee.  

    The review by the Committee is a blind, i.e., anonymous, process.  For this reason, please be sure that your proposal does not include any information that would identify you, including your city or state.  Please attach a signed cover letter that lets us know whether or not the paper has been or will be presented in any other venues, i.e., presentations or publications, and specifies those venues.  In this cover letter, please indicate the frequency, i.e., number of sessions per week, and any changes in frequency that occurred during the course of the treatment.  The cover letter will be seen by only the two of us and Ms. Janet Blomquist, the ACP Administrator.  Proposals should be sent to Ms. Janet Blomquist at childanalysis65@gmail.com

    If you have questions, please contact Andrea Weiss, PhD at aweisswhit@gmail.com  or (310) 247-9677, or Karen Weise, PhD at klweisephd@yahoo.com or (202) 237-6161 

    We hope you will consider sharing your clinical experiences with child psychoanalytic colleagues, as every contribution benefits us all.  We are available to think with you or to serve as sounding boards as you develop your proposals.

    Karen Weise, PhD

    Andrea Weiss, PhD

    ACP Program Committee Co-Chairs


    • May 10, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, 1980 Dahlia Street, Denver, CO 80220
    • 100
    Register

    The purpose of the film series is to encourage psychoanalytic dialogue with respect to creativity and movies. 

    There are two men named Jeffrey Lebowski. One is a lazy, pot smoking, White Russian drinking, hippie who goes by "The Dude". The other is a self-made, handicapped, multimillionaire war veteran who lives in a huge mansion with a full time assistant. Their paths cross when the millionaire's trophy wife owes money to a known pornographer. The thugs hired by this man confront The Dude because he has the same name. The Dude, wanting payback for his now destroyed rug, seeks out the millionaire Lebowski. What follows takes the Dude and his bowling buddies, Walter and Donnie, on a weird tale of intrigue, kidnapping, pornography, nihilists, White Russians, and more White Russians.                          

    — Written by halo1k on IMDB

     Cost:  Free of charge, donations are welcomed.

    Click here for a printable flyer.




    • May 15, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    NOT A SOCIETY EVENT

    CSCSW Salon: “Retiring From Clinical Social Work” with Jana Edwards, LCSW, BCD and Ron Langer, LCSW, BCD

    Summary:

    Both Jana and Ron retired from clinical practices recently. Both were faced with how this would affect our patients and ourselves. More specifically, each dealt with such issues as:

    • Understanding what functions we served with each patient.
    • Are those functions necessary or merely desirable?
    • Related to the last question, does the patient require a referral?
    • What does our work mean to us, and what functions does it serve for us?
    • What counter-transference issues arise?
    • Facing a new stage of life and thinking about our own mortality and possibly declining physical/cognitive powers.

    Ron and Jana will share their reflections with members of the society.

    Objectives:

    1. Participants will examine what functions they provide to (some of) their patients.
    2. Participants will examine what functions their clinical work provide to them.
    3. Participants will consider what criteria are relevant to deciding if/when to retire from clinical work.

    See CSCSW website for more information or to register: https://www.coclinicalsocialwork.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=25243&item_id=852778



    • June 21, 2019
    • June 23, 2019
    • Intercontinental Hotel, San Diego, CA

    Please see the APsaA website


    APsaA's 108th Annual Meeting will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Diego from Friday, June 21 to Sunday, June 23, 2019.  Administrative meetings will begin on Monday, June 17th.


    • May 21, 2020
    • May 23, 2020
    • Florence, Italy

    NOT A SOCIETY EVENT

    Presenters will address various aspects of our overarching theme,

    Partners in Creation: “In the arts, as in psychoanalysis, partners in creation enjoy the pleasures of intimacy and mutual discovery, while also facing the perils of rivalry and fusion.”

    The planning committee looks forward to the return of well-received presenters from the 2017 Symposium and have also invited additional renowned speakers. Once again, we will offer tours of museums and other attractions in Florence, a city that overflows with superlative art and architecture, within a setting of inspiring beauty.

    Periodically, we will send updates on the 2020 symposium as venues are selected and speakers are added to the program. When the date draws near, we will also share information about hotel accommodations and registration details. If you are not on the mailing list, email: germana@enic.it

    To see the detailed website for the 2017 Symposium, please click here or copy and paste www.florencepsych-art2017.com into your browser.


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