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Displacement, Identity and Cultural Heritage

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A Brunch Film Program (Section 1, Division 39)

Summer Seminar in Westchester

Section 1, Division 39 (psychoanalysis), APA

And The Advanced Study group

On the clinical relevance of relationship styles

Present A Brunch Film Program on:

Identification, the Unique Self and the issue

 of Authenticity in Art and Life:.

A challenge to relationships?,

 Discussion and film Screening of 

                                            “Certified Copy”

Starring Juliet Binoche

Award for Best Actress: Cannes Film Festival, 2010

A film by Abbas Kiarostami

Sunday, July 15, 2012

11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.

  Albert J. Brok, PhD             Overview.

    K. William Fried, PhD        Discussant

                                  Jane Kupersmidt,  PhD      Discussant

                                  Franco Masciandaro, PhD Discussant

Location: home of Albert Brok: 73 Hickory Pass, Bedford, N.Y. 10506

 50 minutes from NYC, Access from Long Island, Upper Westchester, NJ and Ct.   Directions sent upon receipt of registration.

For information: Call 212 580 3086 or email DrAJBrok@gmail.com

Enjoy a summer day in the country, a good Brunch, and an open clinical discussion.  

 

Registration fee (See next page) is $20 ( no charge for analytic candidates/new Section I members – 2012 , Current Fellowship Candidates , TiMH). Fee is to help defray expenses of a full brunch.  But you must register, with or without contribution so we can have accurate attendance count.

 

This   program is in part  supported by  individual contributions,  in addition to some small support from Section I , Division 39, APA  and the  Advanced Study Group on Relationship Styles at TIMH by Dr. Brok. The aim is to provide current thought on relevant topics of our time from a clinical perspective encompassing the broad scope of psychoanalysis.  The host and discussants are donating their time. 

 

Registration: Send form below with contribution check for $20 (includes full Brunch) to:  Albert Brok, PhD

                                                11 Riverside Drive 8N-E,

                                                      New York, NY 10023

   

Or simply indicate via email that you are coming and will make contribution at the door.

 

                          Registration

Please print and send to Drajbrok@gmail.com or return by regular mail.

Name:_________________________________________________

Email____________________________PHONE________________

Address_______________________________________________

______________________________________________________

Amount Paid/Check # ___________ (or pledged)_________

Professional Degree _____________

———————————————————————————Presenters

Albert Brok, PhD

President, Section 1, Div. 39, APA

Director: Group and Couple Therapy training, TIMH

Executive   Committee, Div. of Psychoanalysis, NYSPA, 2008-2011

Board Member:  Grupo  CineAnalises ,  Argentine Psychoanalytic Assoc. Bs. Aires.

Guest Lecturer, Argentine Psychoanalytic Association

Lecturer, Kazakhstan Psychoanalytic Assoc Almaty Kazakhstan

International Committee, Section VIII, Div 39 , APA,

Faculty,  Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ. and  Postgraduate Center.

Private Practice, Manhattan and Bedford, NY..\

Member/Presenter : AIPFC, Paris,

Board,  Div. 39 (Psychoanalysis). APA, 2000 – 2011

Board, Sect. 8, (Couple and Family Therapy) Div. 39, APA 2009 – 2011

 

K. William Fried, PhD,

Fellow: International Psychoanalytic Association

Member and Faculty, IPTAR, NY

Board: Div. 39, (Psychoanalysis), APA

Ex-President: Sect. 1, Div. 39, APA

Former: Associate Director, Psychiatry Residency Training, and Education,

Dept of Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center

Private Practice, Manhattan

Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, New York State Health Sciences Center

Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus. St. Georges Univ. School of Medicine, Granada, WI

 

Jane Kupersmidt, PhD  ,

Fellow, International Psychoanalytic Association

Member and Faculty, NPAP, NY,

Member, Contemporary Freudian Society, NY

Editorial Board, The Psychoanalytic Review

Former Editor, The Round Robin

Board, Section 1, Div 39, APA

Private Practice, Manhattan

 

Franco Masciandaro, PhD

Professor of Literature, U. of Connecticut

Teaching fellow and PhD Harvard University

Associate, Dante Alighieri Society of America, 1988-1993. Evaluation of manuscripts for the Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Italian Culture, Italian Quarterly, Forum Italicum, and Modern Language Quarterly.

Getting there is half the fun: Transportation:

From Grand Central Station, Take Metro North to Mt Kisco and taxi at station to 73 Hickory Pass, Bedford,  NY. 10506

By car:  easy directions from, NY, Connecticut and Long Island E-mail Dr. Brok for Directions.

Email – DrAJBrok@gmail.com or phone 212 580 3086

 

List of future programs will be available in September, 2012

 

 

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1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century

 

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November âАУ Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

Across many research disciplines and practitioner based institutions
such as aeronautics, space travel design, religious studies, cognitive
science, digital gaming, architecture, philosophy, business, business
leadership and management, educational leadership and management,
outdoor education, adventure therapy, school based education and
childhood growth and development, the concept of ‘connectivity’ has
begun to surface as a critical issue. Connectivity is defined as “a
sense of being a part of something larger than oneself. It is a sense of
belonging, or a sense of accompaniment. It is that feeling in your bones
that you are not alone” (Hallowell 1992). Enlarging on this notion,
Lerner (2010) believed it is the means by which people ‘fit’ into the
world around them. In other words they gain ‘a sense of self’ and
identity by actively working on “enhancing their connectedness to
others.” With the exponential creation of technological networks and
avenues, humanity has on the one hand developed more opportunities to
connect to one another in ways never thought possible, while at the same
time there has been an increase of people expressing a deep sense of
disconnection to those around them. “Human beings have a powerful need
for connectedness” (Lee and Robbins, 2000). We appear to be at a cross
roads to develop our sense of connectivity to bridge the gap between the
perceived social, superficial ‘connectedness’ to a deeper sense of
intimacy. Therefore, ‘connectivity’ has come to be an overarching
spectrum that deals with how people connect within the coterie of the
family, social emotional frameworks within friendship and community
groups, and means of connecting across the globe through social media.
Given the physiological, psychological and socio-emotional concerns and
pressures humans face in this current era, this project seeks to give
research and practical voice to what it means to define ‘connectivity’.
It also aims to pull together how each discipline speaks to others as
the planet digitally shrinks but the spread of humanity continues
unabated with serious issues such as adolescent suicide, loneliness and
depression, all related to the notion of ‘connectivity’.

Presentations, papers, artworks and performances could deal with, but
are not limited to the following focal areas and questions such as:

Connectivity and Social Media

– How have current issues such as the Facebook and Twitter ‘Kony
2012′, Arab Spring revolution, Japanese tsunami discussions developed a
sense of connectivity?
– What do these phenomenon reveal about current needs to connect?
– Do these modes develop genuine engagement with others?
– How does social media connectivity engender a sense of wellbeing,
socio-global agency, and a more humanistic approach to problem solving?
– Does ‘open access’ software promote global awareness and change?
– How does the notion of ‘open’ universities increase humanities
sense of connectivity?
– Who are the new techno-rich and new techno-poor, and what does it
mean for global connectivity?

Connectivity and Gaming Communities

– Do gaming communities offer cross cultural learning and engagement?
– What are the various forms of obvious and unconscious learning
that global gaming develops?
– What new forms of literacy does global gaming require?

Connectivity and Social Emotional Intelligence

– What types of educational systems and ideologies support optimal
social emotional awareness?
– Where does social-emotional learning fit in an ever-increasing
global village?
– What role does resiliency play in deepening connectivity in
children, adolescents and adults?
– How can we develop systems of connectivity to ameliorate the
instances of effects of bullying in school and in social media outlets?
– How do we ensure ‘connectivity’ in the adolescent years?
– Where does the concept, and practices that lead to connectivity,
fit into the current school based curriculum?

Connectivity as a precept of wellbeing

– The definition of ‘connectivity’ for specific disciplines and how
this definition has arisen within specific research paradigms
– The diversity of nature of ‘connectivity’ forms within specific
cultures, or across cultures how these relate to the creation of
societal health
– How have the older forms of ‘connectivity’ narratives,
understanding and practices have migrated into new the digital age?
– Where, why and how the 21st century’s concept of ‘connectivity’
started, why it started where it ends in and amongst the current set of
discipline understandings and research?
– Where does sexuality fit into the concept of “connectivity”?
– Connectivity and the need for creativity and the creative process
– What is the intersection between cognitive, psychological and
psychological health and how this cross-section relates to a holistic
concept of ‘connectivity’?
– Where does ‘self’, and the notion of identity fit with the idea of
connectivity?
– What forms of ‘connectivity’ need to be created so as to ensure
societal and individual wellbeing for the coming decades?
– How does ‘service learning’ create connectivity and wellbeing?

What to submit:
The Steering Group particularly welcomes the submission of pre-formed
panel proposals. Presentations will also be considered on any related
theme. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 6th July 2012.
300 word abstracts should be submitted simultaneously to both Organising
Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats with the
following information and in this order:

a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e)
body of abstract, f) up to 10 keywords.
E-mails should be entitled: CN1 Abstract Submission

Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes
and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold,
italics or underline). Please note that a Book of Abstracts is planned
for the end of the year. All accepted abstracts will be included in this
publication. We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals
submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should
assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace!
We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.

Organising Chairs:

Edie Lanphar: edie.lanphar@avondale.edu.au
Rob Fisher: connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

For further details of the project, please visit:
http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/probing-the-boundaries/persons/connectivity-in-the-21st-century/

For further details of the conference, please visit:
http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/probing-the-boundaries/persons/connectivity-in-the-21st-century/call-for-presentations/

Please note: Inter-Disciplinary.Net is a not-for-profit network and we
are not in a position to be able to assist with conference travel or
subsistence.

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Special Film/Brunch Summer Seminar Sunday, July 15

Dear Colleagues,

Below and attached find announcement for a very special psychoanalytic film and discussion program, sponsored in part by Section 1, Division of Psychoanalysis, APA, and TIMH. as well as members of the IPA and other organizations who are donating their time.

It is free of charge for analytic candidates, new members of Section I, and Fellowship students at TIMH..

It includes full brunch and a day in the Country at the home of Dr. Albert J. Brok in Bedford, NY..(Westchester) See below for full info.

Great way to spend some fun, educative and fruitful time in a pleasant atmosphere with some creative minds. and also have time to be outdoors in a country atmosphere.

Date: July 15, 2012 11:30 Am – 4:00 PM

Summer Seminar in Westchester

Section 1, Division 39 (psychoanalysis), APA

And The Advanced Study group

On the clinical relevance of relationship styles

Present A Brunch Film Program on:

Identification, the Unique Self and the issue

of Authenticity in Art and Life:.

A challenge to relationships?,

Discussion and film Screening of

“Certified Copy”

Starring Juliet Binoche

Award for Best Actress: Cannes Film Festival, 2010

A film by Abbas Kiarostami

Sunday, July 15, 2012

11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.

Albert J. Brok, PhD Overview.

K. William Fried, PhD Discussant

Jane Kupersmidt, PhD Discussant

Franco Masciandaro, PhD Discussant

Location: home of Albert Brok: 73 Hickory Pass, Bedford, N.Y. 10506

50 minutes from NYC, Access from Long Island, Upper Westchester, NJ and Ct. Directions sent upon receipt of registration.

For information: Call 212 580 3086 or email DrAJBrok@gmail.com

Enjoy a summer day in the country, a good Brunch, and an open clinical discussion.

Registration fee (See next page) is $20 ( no charge for analytic candidates/new Section I members – 2012 , Current Fellowship Candidates , TiMH). Fee is to help defray expenses of a full brunch. But you must register, with or without contribution so we can have accurate attendance count.

This program is in part supported by individual contributions, in addition to some small support from Section I , Division 39, APA and the Advanced Study Group on Relationship Styles at TIMH by Dr. Brok. The aim is to provide current thought on relevant topics of our time from a clinical perspective encompassing the broad scope of psychoanalysis. The host and discussants are donating their time.

Registration: Send form below with contribution check for $20 (includes full Brunch) to: Albert Brok, PhD
11 Riverside Drive 8N-E,
New York, NY 10023

Or simply indicate via email that you are coming and will make contribution at the door.

Registration

Please print and send to Drajbrok@gmail.com or return by regular mail.

Name:_________________________________________________

Email____________________________PHONE________________

Address_______________________________________________

______________________________________________________

Amount Paid/Check # ___________ (or pledged)_________

Professional Degree _____________

———————————————————————————Presenters
Albert Brok, PhD
President, Section 1, Div. 39, APA
Director: Group and Couple Therapy training, TIMH
Executive Committee, Div. of Psychoanalysis, NYSPA, 2008-2011
Board Member: Grupo CineAnalises , Argentine Psychoanalytic Assoc. Bs. Aires.
Guest Lecturer, Argentine Psychoanalytic Association
Lecturer, Kazakhstan Psychoanalytic Assoc Almaty Kazakhstan
International Committee, Section VIII, Div 39 , APA,
Faculty, Derner Institute, Adelphi Univ. and Postgraduate Center.
Private Practice, Manhattan and Bedford, NY..\
Member/Presenter : AIPFC, Paris,
Board, Div. 39 (Psychoanalysis). APA, 2000 – 2011
Board, Sect. 8, (Couple and Family Therapy) Div. 39, APA 2009 – 2011

K. William Fried, PhD,
Fellow: International Psychoanalytic Association
Member and Faculty, IPTAR, NY
Board: Div. 39, (Psychoanalysis), APA
Ex-President: Sect. 1, Div. 39, APA
Former: Associate Director, Psychiatry Residency Training, and Education,
Dept of Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center
Private Practice, Manhattan
Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, New York State Health Sciences Center
Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical Assoc. Prof. Emeritus. St. Georges Univ. School of Medicine, Granada, WI

Jane Kupersmidt, PhD ,
Fellow, International Psychoanalytic Association
Member and Faculty, NPAP, NY,
Member, Contemporary Freudian Society, NY
Editorial Board, The Psychoanalytic Review
Former Editor, The Round Robin
Board, Section 1, Div 39, APA
Private Practice, Manhattan

Franco Masciandaro, PhD
Professor of Literature, U. of Connecticut
Teaching fellow and PhD Harvard University
Associate, Dante Alighieri Society of America, 1988-1993. Evaluation of manuscripts for the Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Italian Culture, Italian Quarterly, Forum Italicum, and Modern Language Quarterly.

Getting there is half the fun: Transportation:

From Grand Central Station, Take Metro North to Mt Kisco and taxi at station to 73 Hickory Pass, Bedford, NY. 10506

By car: easy directions from, NY, Connecticut and Long Island E-mail Dr. Brok for Directions.

Email- DrAJBrok@gmail.com

phone 212 580 3086

List of future programs will be available in September, 2012

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Siri Hustvedt at NPAP (June 24; 6-8pm)

Siri Hustvedt at NPAP

The Continuing Education Committee invites you to our end of the year Celebration. In our wish to honor 10 years of collaboration with the Neuropsychoanalytic Clinical Study Center, we have invited SIRI HUSTVEDT who will speak on:
BETWEEN YOU AND ME: ART AND PSYCHOANALYSIS
Inside The Room
SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
6:00 to 8:00 PM
At NPAP, 40 West 13 Street, New York, NY
Siri Hustvedt is the acclaimed author of a book of poetry, 5 novels and a non-fiction book: The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves, an interdisciplinary exploration of her own seizure disorder. A recent essay appeared in the 2011 journal, NeuropsychoanalysisShe is fascinated by psychoanalysis, neuroscience, philosophy, literature, and, in fact, this month her essays Living, Thinking, Looking will be published.
Siri Hustvedt has spoken eloquently at neuropsychoanalytic conferences. In May 2011, she gave the 39th annual Sigmund Freud lecture in Vienna for the Sigmund Freud Foundation. She is full of thought, ideas, and vitality which enrich our professional understanding.
Please join in sharing a scholarly and enlivening evening!
Open to NPAP members and candidates, and the psychoanalytic and neuroscience community at no charge. Refreshments will be served.
Committee: Alice Entin, Helen Goldberg, Judy Greenwald, Judy Ann Kaplan, Joan Klein, Edith Laufer, Loveleen Posmentier, Judith Rappaport, Penny Rosen (Chair)

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A New Comprehensive 4-Year Program in Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (September 2012)

The Stephen Mitchell Center for
Relational Studies
announces
A NEW COMPREHENSIVE FOUR-YEAR PROGRAM
IN RELATIONAL PSYCHOANALYSIS & PSYCHOTHERAPY
September 2012

Over the past 30 years we have seen an evolutionary shift in the basic
assumptions underlying the practice of dynamic psychotherapy and
psychoanalysis. Where once the patient’s unconscious process was the
exclusive focus of psychoanalytic work, contemporary practitioners
have shifted their attention to include an appreciation of the complex
relational context within which personal subjectivity develops. This
expansion dramatically shifts our understanding of psychic structure
and unconscious dynamic processes. We now regard the mutative
dimension of the clinical process to rest upon the multiplicity of
personal meanings which grow out of the intersubjective engagement
between patient and analyst.

Relational analysis emerged within a matrix of object relations, self
psychology, interpersonal analysis, attachment and intersubjectivity
theory. As the only exclusively Relational Training Program in the New
York City Metropolitan area, this program will address both the
history and clinical process of relational analysis as well as
consider the rich contributions of other contemporary theories. Our
excellent faculty (listed below) includes many of the major authors
and teachers of the relational perspective.

We will be accepting applications until June 30th. Please visit our website for further information, curriculum and training requirements

www.mitchellrelationalcenter.org

          If you missed our Open House on April 3 and would like to be informed about any others, please email us and we’ll get back to you.

stephenmitchellcenter@gmail.com

Board of Directors
Anthony Bass, Jessica Benjamin, Margaret Black,
Jody M. Davies, and Spyros D. Orfanos

Faculty
Cathleen Adams, Lewis Aron, Anthony Bass, Jessica Benjamin,
Deborah Birnbaum, Margaret Black, Susan Bodnar, Christopher Bonavitz,
Phillip Bromberg, Noelle Burton, Lisa Cataldo, Velleda Ceccoli, Carolyn Clement,
Ken Corbett, Jody Messler Davies, Janine de Peyer, Muriel Dimen, Lisa Director,
Darlene Ehrenberg, Susan Flinn, James Fosshage, Kenneth Frank, Jay Frankel,
Martin Stephen Frommer, Mark Gerald, Stefanie Glennon, Virginia Goldner,
Caryn Gorden, Sue Grand, Adrienne Harris, Stephen Hartman, Anita Herron,
Sarah Hill, Tom Johnson, Judy Kaufman, Peter Kaufmann, Alan Kintzer,
Steven Knoblauch, Maria Lechich, Carol Lippman, Clemens Loew, Sharon Mariner,
Spyros D. Orfanos,  Bruce Reis, Sophia Richman, Roger Rosenthal, Jeremy Safran,
Jill Salberg, Sue Shapiro, Neil Skolnick, Joyce Slochower,
Zina Steinberg, Donnel Stern, Melanie Suchet, Nina Thomas, Susan Warshaw,
Deborah Waxenberg, and Cleonie White.

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13th EABP Congress in Cambridge, UK

13th EABP Congress in Body Psychotherapy
THE BODY IN THE WORLD, THE WORLD IN THE BODY

14 – 17 September 2012, Cambridge, England

Body psychotherapy has traditionally been concerned with what happens in one person and in one body. In this congress, we want to go beyond the individual and explore what happens if we have two bodies together, or a room full of bodies, or a whole world full of bodies. We also want to explore the perennial image of the world – human and natural – as one body. Our central premise is that to truly inhabit our bodies is an invaluable resource with implications for us as individuals, for psychotherapeutic practice, and for the future of the planet. The programme is conceived as a journey from infancy through to the processes that affect bonding between individuals in adulthood, and beyond that to the bonds that can hold groups and societies of individuals together or apart, and finally to the relationship between us human beings and our natural world, the planet Earth.

Keynote Presenters:

  • Merete Holm Brantbjerg
  • Daniel Stern
  • Stephen Porges
  • Mary-Jayne Rust
  • Rubens Kignel
  • Arlene and Jean-Claude Audergon

Other presenters include: Carmen Ablack, Lily Anagnostopoulou, Shoshi Asheri, Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar, Roz Carroll, Herbert Grassmann, Andrew Samuels, Michael Soth, Nick Totton, Tom Warnecke, Eric Wolterstorff.

The congress will be followed by a Research Symposium on September 18th.

Please visit the congress website for detailed information about the programme and the additional pre- and post-conference workshops:

http://www.eabpcongress2012.co.uk

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