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Scientific Meetings 

Scientific meetings seek to provide post-graduate education for psychoanalysts who are members of the Society, addressing issues of practice, technique, theory, and research relevant to the field of psychoanalysis.  The meetings are open and offer educational opportunities for students and practitioners of all mental health professions.  

There is no fee or registration necessary for these programs. 
Those who wish to receive CEC/CME credit must sign attendance and evaluation forms available at the meeting.
There is a $10 fee per meeting for non-Society members for each CEC/CME certificate.


Meetings are held:

On:  Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.
At:   The Western New England Psychoanalytic Society 
        255 Bradley Street
        New Haven, CT 06510
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Scientific Meeting Schedule 2017-2018

September 23        
Nancy Chodorow, Ph.D. Towards an American Independent Tradition

Discussant: Rosemary Balsam, M.D.

October  21
Kirsten Dahl, Ph.D.  Blow Out Your Candles… and Goodbye
Discussant: Sid Phillips, M.D.

November  18
Tom Kohut, Ph.D.   Popular Anti-Semitism in the Third Reich: A Psychological Perspective
Discussant: Dick Honig, M.D.

December 16
Bob White, M.D.   Peter Pan: a Lost Boy and his Dead Mother

Discussant: Gretchen Hermes, M.D.

January   13
Steve Ablon, M.D.  Traumatic Attachment: Play & Therapeutic Action in the Lars & The Real Girl
No discussant

March   31
Anne Pellegrini, Ph.D. Taking A Leak: Bodies, Boundaries, and Bathrooms
Discussant: Ann Dailey, JD

April  28
Lois Oppenheim,  Ph.D.
Resisting Representation:  A Psychoanalytic
Consideration of Form and Formlessness in the Work of Agnes Martin
Discussant: Nancy Olson, M.D.

                                    

                                             Scientific Meetings, 2016-2017

September 24     
Jennifer Stuart, Ph.D., “Love, Hate, and the Maternal Body”

Discussant: Rosemary Balsam, M.D.

October 15
S. Montana Katz, Ph.D. “Psychoanalytic Field Theory:Perspectives  on Dreaming and Metaphoric Process in Clinical Technique”
Discussant: Stephen Atkins, M.D.

November 19
Anton O. Kris, M.D., “The Dyer’s Hand: Some Aspects of the Psychoanalyst’s Actions”
Discussant: Debra Boltas, Ph.D.

December 17
Donald B. Moss, M.D., “’I’ and ‘You’: One Sentence per Session/One Year”

Discussant
:  Sidney Phillips, M.D. and Al Margulies, M.D.


February 4
Lawrence Levenson, M.D., “Mourning and Maturation”
Discussant: Sybil Houlding, M.S.W.

April 15
Lawrence J. Brown, Ph.D., “From Ashes to Ashes: the Heroic Struggle Of an Autistic Boy Trying to be Born and Stay Alive”
Discussant: Kirsten Dahl, Ph.D.

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Western New England Psychoanalytic Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A certificate of attendance for Western New England Psychoanalytic Society programs can be used to fulfill the CE requirement for CT psychologists.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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This program is being reviewed for Continuing Education Credit hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT to meet the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.

 

Scientific Meeting Schedule 2017-18

September 23        
Nancy Chodorow, Ph.D. Towards an American Independent Tradition

Discussant: Rosemary Balsam, M.D.

October  21
Kirsten Dahl, Ph.D.  Blow Out Your Candles… and Goodbye                        Discussant: Sid Phillips, M.D.

November  18
Tom Kohut, Ph.D.   Popular Anti-Semitism in the Third Reich: A Psychological                             Perspective
Discussant: Dick Honig, M.D.

December 16
Bob White, M.D.   Peter Pan: a Lost Boy and his Dead Mother

Discussant: Gretchen Hermes, M.D.

January   13
Steve Ablon, M.D.  Traumatic Attachment: Play & Therapeutic Action in the Lars & The Real Girl
No discussant

March   31
Anne Pellegrini, Ph.D. Taking A Leak: Bodies, Boundaries, and Bathrooms
Discussant: Ann Dailey, JD

April  28
Lois Oppenheim,  Ph.D.
Resisting Representation:  A Psychoanalytic
Consideration of Form and Formlessness in the Work of Agnes Martin
Discussant: Nancy Olson, M.D.