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.



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





Amount Paid/Check # ___________ (or pledged)_________

Professional Degree _____________


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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