NIP-PA Fall Colloquium September 30th: “They Feel Like I’m a Different Person”

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE PSYCHOTHERAPIES
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION presents its

Annual Fall Colloquium

“THEY FEEL LIKE I’M A DIFFERENT PERSON”: WORKING WITH DISSOCIATED SELVES

How do we work with functional and problematic dissociation in psychoanalytic treatment? In one treatment dyad augmenting the analysis with paintings allowed the patient and analyst to confront a painful multiplicity and piece together just who was painting what.

Presenter: Maggie M. Robbins, MPS
Discussant: Elizabeth Hegeman, PhD
Discussant: Donnel Stern, PhD

Sunday, September 30, 2012
11:00 am to 3:30 pm

The Palm (TriBeCa) 206 West Street New York, NY 10013

For more information or to register, go to:

http://www.nipinst.org/nip/training/events/nippa_fall_colloquium/

Presenter: Maggie M. Robbins, MPS

Maggie M. Robbins, MPS a 2012 graduate of NIP’s four-year analytic program and the author of Suzy Zeus Gets Organized (2005), a novel in verse—has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Tin House, the Southwest Review, and the anthologies Heaven (2007) and Satellite Convulsions (2008). She received her master’s degree in art therapy and creativity development from Pratt Institute, and her BA in English from Yale University, where for three years she taught Elementary Swahili as a faculty member in the Afro-American Studies Department.

Discussant: Elizabeth Hegeman, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Hegeman is a graduate of NYU doctoral program in clinical psychology, a training and supervising analyst at W.A. White Institute, an adjunct assistant professor at NYU postdoctoral program, and a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she teaches interdisciplinary courses in anthropology and psychology. She is on the editorial board of Contemporary Psychoanalysis.

Discussant: Donnel B. Stern, Ph.D.

Donnel B. Stern, Ph.D. is Training and Supervising Analyst and member of the Faculty, at the William Alanson White Institue in New York City; and Faculty and Supervisor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. He is the author of Unformulated Experience: From Dissociation to Imagination in Psychoanalysis, published by The Analytic Press in 1997, and Partners in Thought: Working with Unformulated Experience, Dissociation, and Enactment, published by Routledge in 2010.

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