January Intensive

    • 12 Jan 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Villabri or Online

    Dr. Marie Hoffman

    This workshop will provide training in clinical usage of patients’ dreams. Following an overview of basic concepts of dream interpretation, Dr. Hoffman will discuss how various orientations assess dreams. Practical clinical skills for interpreting and utilizing dream imagery will be demonstrated through ample clinical examples.

    Marie T. Hoffman, Ph.D. is a psychologist/psychoanalyst in Allentown, PA.  She is on the faculty of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.  Dr. Hoffman is founding director of the Society for Exploration of Psychoanalytic Therapies and Theology, and Brookhaven Institute for Psychoanalysis and Christian Theology.  She co-edits the Routledge Book series, Psyche and Soul.  In addition to articles and book chapters, Dr. Hoffman is author of two books:  Toward Mutual Recognition:  Relational Psychoanalysis and the Christian Narrative (2011), and When the Roll Is Called:  Trauma and the Soul of American Evangelicalism (2016).

    • 13 Jan 2018
    • 1:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    • Villabri or Online

    Dr. Lewis Aron

    This workshop will focus on fluctuations of identity and shifting self-states in the clinician and on the therapeutic method that Sandor Ferenczi called “dramatic dialogues.” The workshop will trace the tradition from Ferenczi to Searles and contemporary relational psychoanalysis. We will focus on the clinical contributions of Harold Searles who Aron describes as “the American answer to Sandor Ferenczi.” Searles is the missing link, too infrequently credited, between the Ferenczian and Jungian traditions and the current relational approach. We will discuss his articles and watch several videos of his famous or notorious clinical interviews. We will draw comparisons and contrasts to the approach associated with Bion, Ferro, Civitrarese, Grotstein, Mitchell, the post-Bionians, and the relationalists.

    Lewis Aron, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is a past President of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) APA; founding President of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP); founding President of the Division of Psychologist-Psychoanalysts of NYSPA. He is co-founder of the Sandor Ferenczi Center at the New School for Social Research; co-founder of Psychoanalytic Dialogues; and co-editor of the Relational Perspectives Book Series; author and editor of numerous articles and books. His next book, co-authored with Galit Atlas, is to be called Dramatic Dialogue: Contemporary Clinical Practice

    • 14 Jan 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Villabri or Online

    Dr. Galit Atlas

    Galit Atlas discusses the subjects of sex and desire and explores the Enigmatic and the Pragmatic aspects of sexuality, longing and sexual inhibition. She will present narratives, therapeutic tales which illustrate both the analyst’s and patient’s erotic desires and anxieties, and the ways these interact and emerge in the consulting room.

    Galit Atlas Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and clinical supervisor in private practice in New York City. She is on the faculty at NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, faculty at the Four Year Adult and National Training Programs at NIP, and IEA. She serves on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Perspectives, is on the board of directors of the Division (39) of psychoanalysis, APA, and is the author of articles and book chapters that focus primarily on gender and sexuality. Atlas writes essays elucidating psychoanalysis for the general public, published in the New York Times, Tablet and more. Her book "The Enigma of Desire- Sex, Longing and Belonging in Psychoanalysis" will be published in November. Her next book co-authored with Lewis Aron is to be called Dramatic Dialogue: Contemporary Clinical Practice