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Contemporary Freudian Society

On Observation, Theory and the Mind of the Clinician at Work

One Session Program (4 Contact Hours)

Presenter: Fred Pine, PhD
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Location: Chevy Chase Village Hall, Humphrey Room, 5906 Connecticut Ave, (Corner of Connecticut Ave and W. Kirk St – Entrance on W. Kirk St) Chevy Chase, MD
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Fred Pine, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and also a member and training analyst of the Contemporary Freudian Society.  He is the author of “Developmental Theory and Clinical Process”, “Drive, Ego, Object and Self”, “Diversity and Direction in Psychoanalytic Theory”, and numerous other works.  In his presentation, he will discuss his views on the nature of the clinical listening stance in our era of pluralism, as well as dangers and misuses to which such a stance is subject.  Dr. Pine will also discuss clinical material presented by Robin Dean, PsyD, also a Member of the Contemporary Freudian Society.

Fred Pine, PhD  is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He is highly regarded as a teacher, supervisor, clinician, and contributor to the professional literature. His writings are largely in the intersection of developmental theory and psychoanalytic theory, and this work has led to extensive applications regarding clinical process and the integration of our pluralistic psychoanalytic theories. His talk will be on the inner intellectual stance of the clinician at work.

Learning Objectives:


After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the similarities and differences among Pine’s four psychoanalytic theories of the focus on defenses;
  2. Discuss the four theories in terms of transference and countertransference;
  3. Discuss how each of the four theories would conceptualize a clinical case;
  4. Discuss contemporary views of these theories.
Continuing Education Contact Hours:

Psychologists: The Contemporary Freudian Society is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Contemporary Freudian Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed evaluation form.  It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements.  Upon completion of this program and evaluation form, participants will be granted 4 CE credits.

Social Workers: The Social Work Boards of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia will grant continuing education credits to social workers attending a program offered by an APA authorized sponsor, provided they comply with the requirements stated above for Psychologists.

Professional Counselors:  The Boards of Professional Counselors in the District of Columbia and Virginia will accept continuing education credits for Counselors attending a program offered by an APA-authorized sponsor, provided they comply with the requirements stated above for psychologists.  The Board of Professional Counselors in Maryland will accept CE credits granted by a program that is recognized by the Maryland Board of Examiners for Psychologists and Social Workers.

Who should attend

The instructional level for this activity is advanced.  Mental Health Professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, e.g. LPs, LCATs, and pastoral counselors) and those with an interest in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking and clinical applications.

CFS Members $100
Non-CFS Members $125
Candidates and Students with Valid ID $25
No Refunds
For further information regarding this course, please contact Connie Stroboulis at or 732-446-4867.
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