Live Supervision at IPSS with Frank Lachmann: Wed, Mar 21

Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity


Psychoanalytic Explorations at IPSS

Wednesday March 21, 2012, 8-9:30pm:


Lisa Bialkin, LCSW, JD, & Frank Lachmann, PhD.  

Lisa Bialkin, co-director of IPSS, will present new clinical material from an ongoing treatment to senior analyst Frank Lachmann, founding faculty of IPSS. Come be a fly on the wall and see how this completely unscripted supervisory session will unfold moment-to-moment between them. This live format will demonstrate how these two seasoned psychoanalysts really work–both as clinicians and as supervisors. Audience discussion of the supervisory process will follow.

 Lisa Bialkin, L.C.S.W., J.D., is Faculty and Co-Chair at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, and Faculty at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education, formerly NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.  She is co-author of  “Shared Trauma:  Group Reflections on the September 11 Disaster” (2003); and co-author of “Mass Violence and Secondary Trauma:  Issues for the Clinician” in Understanding Mass Violence:  A social Work Perspective (2004).

Frank Lachmann, Ph.D is Founding Faculty and Coordinating Committee member at Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity; and faculty at NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis. He is co-author with Lichtenberg and Fosshage of Self and Motivational Systems (1992), The Clinical Exchange (1996), A Spirit of Inquiry (2002), and Psychoanalysis and Motivational Systems Theory: A New Look (2010); and, co-author with Beebe ofInfant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions (2002). He is the author of Transforming Aggression: Psychotherapy with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient (2000) and Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations (2007).

Psychoanalytic Explorations at IPSS is a series of presentations and discussions by members of the IPSS community. These events reflect our theoretical niche which centers on contemporary self psychology, intersubjectivity, and dynamic systems theory, while also embracing other relational views. We welcome all interested clinicians to come join our dialogue.

Come listen, learn, and share your views with us!


NIP Conference Room  250 West 57th Street, Suite 501, New York City      

$20. fee to be paid at the door (cash or checks accepted)

$10 for students with student ID or letter

Free for dues paying members of IPSS 


Please RSVP to IPSS: Reply to this email ( or call212-489-1534 

Amy Joelson LCSW, Coordinator of Psychoanalytic Explorations at IPSS

Save the date! Our next IPSS OPEN HOUSE is April 26, 2012 at 8PM at the Bialkins Residence

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