Arthur Blank, Jr., MD, Psychoanalyst, private practice, Bethesda MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, George Washington University School of Medicine. Formerly, national director of counseling centers for war veterans(Vet Centers), Department of Veterans Affairs. Committees on PTSD, DSM IIIR and DSM IV, American Psychiatric Association. Editor, with S. Sonnenberg and J. Talbott, The Trauma of War, American Psychiatric Press, 1985. Author, “Bion’s Reverie and Meditation in Psychoanalytic Therapy of Trauma,” in Healing Trauma: the Power of Listening, E.J. Schreiber, Editor, Internaational Psychoanalytic Books, 2018. Panel Presentation, USUHS Conference, 2020.
Barnaby Barratt, PhD is a radical psychoanalyst, specialist in human sexuality and somatic psychologist, human rights activist and practitioner of meditation in the Dharmic traditions of tantra. Having lived in India, England, Thailand and the United States, Dr Barratt currently lives and practices in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is the Director of Studies at the International Doctoral Academy of the Parkmore Institute. Additionally, he leads a group committed to “Rediscovering Psychoanalysis”.
Norman “Mike” Camp, MD, Psychoanalyst, served in the US Army Medical Corps in a variety of leadership positions (clinical, academic, research, and administrative), and geographic locations, and retired from active service in 1988 at the rank of Colonel. He was deployed in Vietnam from October 1970-October 1971 as psychiatrist and Commanding Officer of the 98th Neuropsychiatric Medical Specialty Detachment, earning a bronze star for meritorious service. He is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Most notably he is the author of "US Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War: New Challenges in Extended Counterinsurgency Warfare." It was published in 2015 by the Office of the Army Surgeon General and is the definitive history of military psychiatric care in the Vietnam theater.
Russell Carr, MD is a psychiatrist in private practice in Gaithersburg, MD. He retired from the Navy in 2019 after twenty years of service, including three years as the Chief of Psychiatry at Walter Reed National Medical Center. He is a graduate from psychoanalytic training at the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalytic in Washington, DC and currently teaches there.
Joseph Collins, Jr., DO is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who has a private practice in Bethesda, MD. He is a Training and Supervising Analyst with The Contemporary Freudian Society, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine and is the Director of Medical Services at St. Luke Institute in Silver Spring, MD, a residential psychiatric treatment facility for Catholic clergy. He has extensive experience in the treatment of men with sexual issues.
Nancy R. Goodman, PhD, is a training and supervising analyst with the Contemporary Freudian Society, Washington DC and the Wuhan Training Program. Many publications reflect her interest in trauma and symbolizing processes. “Finding Unconscious Fantasy in Narrative, Trauma, and Body Pain: A Clinical Guide (Ellman); The Courage to Fight Violence against Women (Ellman); Battling the Life and Death Forces of Sadomasochism: Clinical Perspectives (Basseches & Ellman); and The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust (Meyers). Nancy is founder and Director of the Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum: www.virtualpsychoanalyticmuseum.org She leads a Trauma Group at the IPA Congress and maintains a psychoanalytic practice in Bethesda, Maryland.
Lewis R. Gordon, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut at Storrs; Honorary President of the Global Center for Advanced Studies; and Honorary Professor in the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University, South Africa. He co-edits the journal Philosophy and Global Affairs and is the author of many books, including Freedom, Justice, and decolonization (Routledge, 2000) and the forthcoming Fear of Black Consciousness (Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the USA and Penguin Book in the UK) and 论哲学、去殖民化与种族 (“On Philosophy, Decolonization, and Race”), trans. Li Beilei (Wuhan, China: Wuhan University Press).
Dorothy Evans Holmes, PhD, is a Teaching, Training, and Supervising Analyst in the Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas, Professor and PsyD Program Director Emeritus at the George Washington University, and Teaching, Training and Supervising Analyst Emeritus at the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis. Dr. Holmes is widely-recognized for her work on the impact of race and gender on psychoanalytic treatment process. Her two most recent of many refereed journal articles are: Holmes, D. (2020). Feminism revisited: a rejoinder to Arlene Kramer Richards’ examination of the impact of feminism on psychoanalysis. In press in: The Journal of Psychoanalytic Controversy, and Holmes, D. (2019). Our country ‘tis of we and them: Psychoanalytic perspectives on our fractures American identity. American Imago, 76:359-379. Dr. Holmes has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and The Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
Joshua Morganstein, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Chair in the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine and Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress.
Marion M. Oliner PhD, is a CFS Training and Supervising Analyst, active in the Society’s governance, and has taught most courses. She is a member of the International Psychoanalytic Association, the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis and the Metropolitan Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She was an active member of the group sponsored by the American Psychoanalytic Association dedicated to the study of the impact of the Holocaust on the children of the descendants. Her major publications include Cultivating Freud’s Garden in France (Aronson 1988). In 2012 Karnac published Psychic Reality in Context: Psychoanalysis, Personal History, and Trauma, translated into German by with the support of the Sigmund Freud Institute in 2015, Campagne Premiere published the French version as Histoire Personellle et Trauma, (2018). Subsequently Routledge published Psychoanalytic Studies on Dysphoria (2019) which continues the previous explorations addressing the problem of the negative self-image and its consequences.
Robert D. Stolorow, PhD is a Founding Faculty Member at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, and at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York. Absorbed for more than five decades in the project of rethinking psychoanalysis as a form of phenomenological inquiry, he is the author of World, Affectivity, Trauma: Heidegger and Post-Cartesian Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2011) and Trauma and Human Existence: Autobiographical, Psychoanalytic, and Philosophical Reflections (Routledge, 2007) and coauthor of nine other books, including most recently,The Power of Phenomenology (Routledge, 2018). He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Harvard in 1970 and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of California at Riverside in 2007.
Robert Ursano, MD is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Uniformed Services University and founding Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. He served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry for 25 years. Dr. Ursano completed 20 years of service in USAF medical corps. He is a graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute and is Editor of Psychiatry, the distinguished journal of interpersonal and biological processes. Dr. Ursano is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has received numerous awards including the DoD Humanitarian Service Award, APA’s Award in Disaster Psychiatry and the AMSUS Lifetime Achievement Award. He is senior editor of the Textbook of Disaster Psychiatry and was the first Chairman of the APA‘s Committee on Psychiatric Dimensions of Disaster. His work focuses on the interface of psychiatry and public health in times of disaster and terrorism.
Andrew Van Slyke, DO, DFAPA, FIPA is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst currently serving in the United States Navy Medical Corps. In over 22 years of commissioned naval service, Dr. Van Slyke has served in numerous operational and hospital staff clinical and leadership positions. He served as a Navy Medicine East Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Team (SPRINT) member from 2004 to 2010, serving on missions including Hurricane Ivan Relief to NAS Pensacola, FL in September of 2004 and Hurricane Katrina Relief Operations to New Orleans, LA in September of 2005. As the Fleet Surgical Team Six Psychiatrist he deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG) providing care for nearly 5,000 BATARG sailors and marines in support of Fleet Operations in the Mediterranean and Middle East Regions. Dr. Van Slyke currently serves as Force Psychiatrist, Submarine Forces Atlantic, Norfolk, VA and staff psychiatrist and residency faculty member at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA.
Co-Chairs and the Moderators:
Harmon Biddle LICSW-C, CFS Training and Supervising Analyst
Matthew C. Johnson PhD, CFS Advanced Candidate
For further information regarding this course, please contact Connie Stroboulis at ConnieS3@aol.com or 732-446-4867.