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December 2019

Psychoanalysis, Democracy and Human Rights at the Border: Clinical and Ethical Responsibilities

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Dr. NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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Holiday Reception with a lecture by Maureen Katz, MD Abstract: At a pivotal time in the history and politics of our country, Dr. Katz provides compelling insight and explores the social, political and historical roots of current migration, the effects on the children and families, and the nature of psychoanalytic ethics in a time of cruel and inhuman actions imposed by our government. Bio: Maureen Katz, MD, a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist in private practice of adult and adolescent psychoanalysis in…

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February 2020

Brief Reactive Psychosis: Evaluation, Engagement, and Implications

February 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
JW Marriott, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA, 3300 Lenox Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30326 United States
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Abstract: In this presentation Dr. Cornelius will explore the phenomenon of brief reactive psychosis informed by the growing body of evidence that presents a counterpoint to the typical psychiatric conceptualization. Dr. Cornelius underscores the need to discern psychotic expression down to the level of the individual in context of their personal, family and social network to help direct the course of initial engagement. Bio: John Thor Cornelius, MD, a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist in private practice in Sacramento, trained at the…

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Toward an Integrated Process Model of Psychosis

February 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Dr. NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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Abstract: Dr. Cornelius explores the hypothesis that psychosis is as an information processing problem centered around the breakdown of neurologic processes that convert sensory input into symbolic memory. In this exploration he endeavors to demonstrate the benefit of the ongoing integration of neuroscience, psychoanalysis and other fields. Bio: John Thor Cornelius, MD, a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist in private practice in Sacramento, trained at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, and is a member of the International Psychoanalytic Society. He teaches…

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May 2020

Two lectures and case conference with Alain Vanier, MD, PhD and Catherine Vanier, PhD

May 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Dr. NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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Lacan’s Objet a  (A. Vanier) Abstract: This presentation introduces a less well-known dimension of Lacan’s thinking in the United States: that of the object a. The function of the object a is critical clinically, in Lacan’s understanding of fantasy, in transference, with respect to the place of anxiety, affect, and late capitalism. Bio: Alain Vanier is a psychoanalyst practicing in Paris, a member and president of Espace Analytique. He is the author of numerous articles on psychoanalysis and culture, most recently in…

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