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Contemporary Freudian Society

Thinking Developmentally: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspective

One Session Program (6 Contact Hours)

Presenters: Ken Barish, PhD, Sally Bloom-Feshbach, PhD, Ken Corbett, PhD, Kay Long, PhD, Norka Malberg, PsyD, and Kate Oram, PhD
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Location: Mt. Sinai’s Stern Auditorium, Madison Ave @ 100th St, NYC

This is an inter-theoretical conference in which panelists will present their ideas about what it means to think developmentally in doing psychoanalytic work.  The audience will have an opportunity to discuss the presentations with the panelists after each of the two panels, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.  In addition, there will be luncheon break-out groups in which participants will be able to react to the panelists and speak with each other about their own ideas.

Kenneth Barish, PhD, is Clinical Professor of Psychology at Weill Medical College, Cornell University.  He is also on the faculty of the Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and the William Alanson White Institute Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Program. Dr. Barish is the author of Pride and Joy: A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems (Oxford University Press, 2012).  Pride and Joy is winner of the 2013 International Book Award (Parenting and Family) and the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award (Home Category).  Dr. Barish’s forthcoming book, How To Be A Better Child Therapist: An Integrative Model for Therapeutic Change, will be published by Norton Professional Books in 2018.

Sally Bloom-Feshbach , PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Washington, DC, where she maintains a private practice in individual and couples psychotherapy, supervision, and parent consultation. Dr. Bloom-Feshbach has been an active member of the teaching and supervisory faculty of the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis since its inception, and was a featured speaker at its Relational Perspectives Institute.  She is on the faculty of the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Georgetown University Center for Psychological Services. Dr. Bloom-Feshbach is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine, where she has focused on teaching medical students to treat the “whole person.”  She is co-editor of The Psychology of Separation and Loss, and has written on a range of subjects, including an article on the Middle East, entitled “Getting Oriented: Or, the Only Map that Always Faces the Same Direction is the Map of the Human Heart.” Her current interests center around the development of the self, the co-creation of experience in couples, the integration of relatedness and autonomy in development, and the analyst’s use of self in psychodynamic treatment.

Ken Corbett, PhD, is an assistant professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is the author of “Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities” and “A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior high.”

Kay Long, PhD, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New Haven. She is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Psychiatry Department of the Yale School of Medicine, and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis. In addition to clinical work, she is active in teaching and supervising in the Yale Psychiatry Department and at the Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis, where she currently serves on the Education Committee and as Director of the Scholar’s Program. Her current teaching and writing interests involve contemporary Kleinian approaches to therapeutic process and change. She has served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, and is currently a Fellow of the College of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is co-editor (with Penelope Garvey) of The Kleinian Tradition: Evolution of Theory and Practice (Karnac 2018). She co-leads the Melanie Klein Trust-sponsored Rita Frankiel Memorial Fellowship that takes place jointly in New Haven and New York.

Norka T. Malberg, PsyD, is a certified child psychoanalyst. She trained at the Anna Freud Centre in London and obtained her clinical doctorate from University College London for her work on clinical applications of attachment theory to working clinically with chronically ill adolescents. She is currently in private practice in New Haven, CT where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center as a member of the early childhood team.  Dr. Malberg is co-editor a book of the Lines of Development Book Series (with 6 books: Bion, Winnicott, Klein, Fairbairn, Lacan ) by Karnac Books for which she co-edited the first book: The Anna Freudian Tradition.  She is in the editorial board for the Psychoanalytic Study of the Child and the Journal of Infant, Child And Adolescent Psychotherapy. Dr. Malberg is co-editor of the Child and Adolescent Sections of the recently published PDM-2  (Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual).  She is one of five authors of the recently published book: Time limited MBT-C published by the American Psychological Association Press.

Kate Oram, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City.  She sees adults in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and has always specialized in working with children and adolescents and their families.  Her interest in development and her experience working with children has profoundly influenced her work.  This can be seen in her writings.  An early paper, A Transitional Space: Involving Parents in the Play Therapy of Their Children, describes how her understanding of the family system impacts on her treatment of the individual child.  A more recent paper based on a panel and co-authored with five NYU colleagues, Collected Stories: Play in Four Acts, focuses on the use of “play” in both adult and child psychotherapy.  Dr. Oram is on faculty and works as a consultant in the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and is a member and training analyst at the Contemporary Freudian Society.  She is also a clinical adjunct supervisor at Pace University, as well as being involved in pro-bono work in the foster care system as part of her affiliation with The Fostering Connection.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

  1. Articulate at least three different perspectives on what it means to think developmentally in contemporary psychoanalysis.
  2. Differentiate between using developmental schemata to describe human maturation and the use of thinking developmentally in psychoanalytic treatment.
  3. Articulate at least three ways in which thinking developmentally manifests itself in psychoanalytic treatment.
Continuing Education Contact Hours:

Social Workers: The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0087.  CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed online evaluation form.  No partial credits will be offered.  It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements.  Upon completion of this program and online evaluation form, participants will be granted 6 CE credits.

Psychoanalysts: The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts #P-0021.  CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed online evaluation form.  No partial credits will be offered.  It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements.  Upon completion of this program and online evaluation form, participants will be granted 6 CE credits.

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 $75
Non-CFS Members $75
Candidates and Students with Valid ID $35
No Refunds
For further information regarding this course, please contact Connie Stroboulis at ConnieS3@aol.com or 732-446-4867.
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