On Therapeutic Action: Relational and Lacanian Perspectives (New School Psychoanalytic Workshop – March 30, 2012 @ 7:30pm)

The New School Psychoanalytic Workshop presents:
“On Therapeutic Action: Relational and Lacanian Perspectives”
 with Drs. Adrienne Harris and David Lichtenstein,
moderated by Dr. Chris Christian.
Two experienced psychoanalysts, Dr. Adrienne Harris and Dr. David Lichtenstein, will be discussing their conceptions of therapeutic change from a relational and a Lacanian perspective. They will compare and contrast their approaches to analytic work, exploring how the analyst listens, what the analyst listens for, what changes in treatment, and how.  Dr. Chris Christian will moderate the discussion.
Friday, March 30th from 7:30pm – 9:30pm 
Wolff Conference Room
The New School for Social Research
6 East 16th Street (b/w 5th Ave and Union Square West), 11th Floor, Rm. 1103
Adrienne Harris, Ph.D. is Faculty and Supervisor at New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California. She is an Editor at Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Studies In Gender and Sexuality. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association. She and Lew Aron edited The Legacy of Sandor Ferenczi and, in 2008, Lew, Adrienne and Jeremy Safran opened the Sandor Ferenczi Center at the New School.  Her book Gender as Soft Assembly was published in 2005. Her book, co-edited with Steve Botticelli, is First Do No Harm: The Paradoxical Encounters of Psychoanalysis, Warmaking, and Resistance was published this year.
David Lichtenstein is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City, working with both adults and children. Dr. Lichtenstein was one of the founders of Après-Coup, an independent psychoanalytic association in New York devoted to the study of Lacan and Freud and is a supervising analyst and member of the faculty there. He is an adjunct professor at City University Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology and editor of DIVISION/Review: a quarterly psychoanalytic forum, published by the Division of Psychoanalysis(39) of the American Psychological Association.    
Dr. Chris Christian is an Assistant Professor of psychology at the New School for Social Research and the Director of the New School – Beth Israel Center for Clinical Training and Research.  He obtained a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1996; and a certificate in psychoanalysis from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR).  He is the co-editor with Michael Diamond of The Second Century of Psychoanalysis: Evolving Perspectives on Therapeutic Action published by Karnac, 2011. He has a practice in New York City, working with adults in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

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