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Symposium 2019
On the Psyche in Psychoanalysis

April 13, 2019 | New York, NY

Co-Sponsors: National Institute for Psychoanalytic Education and Research in Clinical Social Work (NIPER) Inc., educational arm of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW), and The Consortium for Psychoanalytic and Psychotherapeutic Publications and Organizations (C3PO).

5.75 CE Hours

Register Online: https://internationalpsychoanalysis.net/symposium-2019
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Program: 8:45 am - 4:15 pm

Regular Fee: $150
Student/Candidate Fee: $85
CASH or check to "NIPER". Coffee & refreshments provided.

Location: Icahn Medical Institute at Mount Sinai - Goldwurm Auditorium (1st floor)
1425 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029 & 98th Street, New York City [ Google MAP ]

Meeting Agenda

Introduction (8:45 to 9:00 am)

Tony Bass, PhD

Keynote (9:00 to 9:45 am)

George Makari, MD

This presentation addresses the complex relationship between the history of mind and brain in psychic functioning.

After attending the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss aspects of how brain functioning manifests in the psyche.
- Identify how psychoanalytic understanding and history relate to clinical practice.

Panel 1: On the Brain in Psychic Functioning (10:00 to 11:30 am)

Chair/discussant: Maggie Zellner, PhD, LP
Presenters: Fred Busch, MD • Cristina Alberini, PhD • Terry Rogers, PhD

This panel addresses how brain functioning is manifest in the psyche and models of the mind.

After attending the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss how brain functioning evolved to produce anxiety, fear, and other psychic conflict.
- Describe clinical material that demonstrates such understanding in the psychoanalytic situation.

Panel 2: On the Mind in Psychic Conflict (11:30 to 1:00 pm)

Chair/discussant: Richard Friedman, MD
Presenters: Joanna Chambers, MD • Andrew Gerber, MD, PhD • Vladan Novakovic, MD

This panel addresses how psychic conflict is manifest in the mind and how that understanding can be utilized in psychoanalytic practice.

After attending the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss how analysis of psychic conflict contributes to psychoanalytic treatment.
- Explain how this focus impacts clinical technique.

Panel 3: On the Soul in Psyche (2:15 to 3:45 pm)

Chair/discussant: Jennifer Harper, MA
Presenters: Heather Berlin, PhD • Michelle Friedman, MD • Alan Roland, PhD

This panel addresses how the psyche is related to religious, philosophical, and other academic disciplines.

After attending this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss how ideas about the soul can be useful in psychoanalytic work.
- Describe clinically how this concept gives an added dimension to psychoanalytic approaches.

Wrap-up Discussion & Analysis of Theories and Concepts
Q&A with Panelists and Audience
(3:45 to 4:15 pm)

Ahron Friedberg, MD