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April 2017

My Conception of the Psychoanalytical Work with Couples

April 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, Room 331, 12 Executive Park Drive NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States

Dr. Eric Smadja Member, Societe Psychanalytique de Paris Member, International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalyst in private practice, seeing couples and families Anthropologist, Associate Member of the American Anthropological Association, Member, Society for Psychological Anthropology “My Conception of the Psychoanalytical Work with Couples” Following my view of the couple and the personal introduction of the central concept of couple work, this paper retraces the course taken by suffering couples who finally decide to consult a specialist, a couple’s psychoanalyst. Dr. Smadja will…

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September 2017

Two-Day Clinical Conference at Emory University, Athena’s Axe to Grind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Grievance and Trauma

September 16, 2017 @ 8:45 am - September 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Karen Schwartz, PhD, “Ma, No Maas!” 2016 A Two-Day Clinical Conference at Emory University Featuring Drs. Abbot Bronstein, Steven Levy, Robert Paul, and Dominique Scarfone Co-sponsored by the Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society, The Atlanta Foundation for Psychoanalysis, The Emory University Psychoanalytic Studies Program, and The Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute What this Conference Offers 
Presentation and Discussion on the topic of grievance and its relationship to trauma with analysts at all stages of their development and thinking; Two clinical case workshops that…

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December 2017

George Hagman, LCSW – New Models of Bereavement Theory and Treatment: New Mourning

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Dr. NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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George Hagman discusses the multiple sources of the recent comprehensive reconsideration of psychoanalytic mourning theory. In particular Mr. Hagman will discuss his own experiences of bereavement and how as part of his recovery from these devastating losses, he was lead to challenge and revise many aspects of what his calls the Standard Model of Mourning which psychoanalysis has promoted for the past 100 years. In the second half of his presentation Mr. Hagman will lay out the framework of New…

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February 2018

Gillian Isaacs Russell, Ph.D. – Screen-Based Treatments: Better Than Nothing? Routinely Good Enough? Functionally Equivalent?

February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Emory Brain Health Center, Room 331, 12 Executive Park Drive NE, Room 331
Atlanta, GA 30329 United States
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These critical questions about screen relations based treatments elicit controversial and polarizing answers. Emotions and desires, as well as organizational agendas and the power of personal experience, often overwhelm data and scholarship. Conviction undermines inquiry into what technologically mediated treatments offer, and cannot offer. Nevertheless, psychotherapists still need to make informed decisions about the best ways to use technology, as well as communicate that understanding to patients. This presentation will jump into these conflicts by discussing both emerging clinical and…

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Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association, February 14-19, 2018

February 14 @ 9:00 am - February 18 @ 12:00 pm
New York Hilton, 1335 6th Ave.
New York, NY 10019 United States
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March 2018

Elizabeth Wilson, PhD – A Silvan Tomkins Handbook: On Affect Theory and Psychoanalysis

March 24 @ 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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Elizabeth Wilson is working with Adam Frank (University of British Columbia) on an introduction to the writings of Silvan Tomkins. Tomkins is best known as the author of a compelling, multi-volume theory of affect (Affect Imagery Consciousness, 1962-1992). While this theory has been influential in both academic and clinical literatures, it is not as well read and understood as perhaps it could be. This talk will preview parts of the Frank and Wilson handbook, focusing on Tomkins’ relationship to Freud…

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EUPI Open House

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tufts House, 2004 Ridgewood Drive
Atlanta, GA 30022 United States
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For prospective candidates who are interested in learning more about psychoanalytic training at the Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute. Come and meet our faculty, enjoy light refreshments, and get more information about our three training programs, the Core Curriculum, the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program, and the full Psychoanalytic Training Program.

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April 2018

Noelle McAfee, PhD – Politics and the Fear of Breakdown

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Noelle McAfee, PhD is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Psychoanalytic Studies Program at Emory University. Her areas of research include Social and Political Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory, Feminist Theory, and Ethics. She is the author of Democracy and the Political Unconscious (Columbia University Press, 2008), Julia Kristeva (Routledge, 2003), and Habermas, Kristeva and Citizenship (Cornell University Press, 2000). Her current book, Fear of Breakdown: Politics and the Work of Mourning (Columbia University Press) is forthcoming.  

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Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program Progression Meeting

April 17 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program Progression Meeting 2004 Ridgewood Dr. NE Atlanta, Ga 30322 (Tufts)  

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Core Progression Program Meeting

April 18 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Core Progression Program Meeting 2004 Ridgewood Dr. NE Atlanta, Ga 30322 Tufts House

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