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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Thu, Jan 28
    Zoom
    Book talk zoom webinar sponsored by Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis
    White privilege: psychoanalytic perspectives. Speakers: Neil Altman, James Barron, Daniel Gaztambide, Joyce Klein, Lynne Layton
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  • Fri, Feb 05
    Zoom
    Book talk
    White Privilege: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Sponsored by School of Human Studies, Ambedkar University of Delhi
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  • Mon, Feb 08
    Online course at William Alanson White Ins
    Examining the experience of otherness in children and adolescents
    White Privilege: Psychoanalytic Perspectives
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  • Sat, Mar 20
    Zoom
    Dialogue between Neil Altman and Eugene Ellis on racial issues
    Sponsored by Confer, London England
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  • Fri, Feb 18
    Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis
    Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis
    Teach class on race class and culture
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  • Sat, Dec 12
    Book launch
    White Privilege: Psychoanalytic Perspectives
    Book launch at Harlem Family Institute with Fanny Brewer
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  • Fri, Nov 13
    Zoom
    Conference on race sponsored by International Psychoanalytic University of Berlin
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  • Thu, Jun 18
    UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference C
    International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psycotherapy Panel, Los Angeles, June 18-21, 202
    Panel with Deepti Sachdev and Shalini Masih: Carrying Forward the Work of Emmanuel Ghent: International Perspectives.
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  • Thu, Apr 30
    event.newschool.edu/peopleshistoryofpsychoa
    Book launch for Daniel Gaztambide’s new book: A People’s History of Psychoanalysis: From Freud to Liberation Psychology
    Discussion and artistic presentations related to Daniel’s important new book concerning a “preferential option for the repressed/oppressed” in psychoanalysis. Important: there aren’t enough characters for the online registration site below: there should be https:// at beginning and an “n” at end.
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  • Fri, Feb 07
    Lisbon
    International Federation of Psychoanalytic Societies
    With Jillian Stile, Ph.D., Adolescence and Gender.
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  • Sat, Jan 11
    400 E 66th St
    What is Relational Psychoanalysis? How is it similar and how is it different from other forms of psychoanalysis?
    This workshop aims to help the individual clinician locate him/herself amidst the confusing diversity that characterizes contemporary psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. We will read articles by major contributors, then discuss particular case examples illustrating how theory can be put to work.
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  • Wed, Jul 31
    400 E 66th St
    Carrying forward the work of Emmanuel Ghent and Stephen Mitchell
    This is a reading and study group on the work of Emmanuel Ghent and Stephen Mitchell linking Winnicottian Psychoanalysis and Hindu/Buddhist spirituality
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  • Fri, Jun 21
    San Diego, CA, USA
    American Psychoanalytic Association - San Diego Meeting
    Discussion of award-winning candidate paper
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CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

These are 12-hour intensive seminars designed for mental health professionals who wish to enhance their clinical skills.

 

The course provides participants with opportunities to increase their knowledge and expertise through weekly readings and discussions. Clinical material will be presented by participants and the instructor.

RACE, CLASS, AND CULTURE THROUGH A PSYCHOANALYTIC LENS. 

This course will consider race, social class, and culture as elements in the psychotherapeutic relationship.  We will consider the nature of these social categories from a psychoanalytic perspective, and how they play out between patient and therapist in public sector clinics as well as in private practice. 

 

12 sessions 12 CEUs

RELATIONAL CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY

will have both a theoretical and a practical, clinical focus. We will first consider the history and development of child therapy, looking at how concepts of transference /countertransference and play have evolved in the child therapy literature. Clinical examples from participants and the instructor will show the practical relevance and applicability of these concepts in day-to-day work with children. Issues raised by work with parents, teachers and other professionals will be addressed from a psychoanalytic/systemic perspective.

 

six 2-hour sessions 12CEUs

JOURNAL
CLUB

A forum for reading and discussion of selected articles from the contemporary psychoanalytically oriented literature. 

 

12 sessions, 12CEUs

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL CONTEXT

This class will feature readings from a variety of psychoanalytic communities around the world, from India to Iran, Japan, Latin America, Italy, Spain, and beyond. Discussion will focus on what we can learn about psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, and ourselves, when we consider how the field shows up in radically different cultural contexts. 

 

12 sessions, 12CEUs

ADOLESCENT THERAPY (CO-INSTRUCTOR: JILLIAN STILE, PH.D.)

Adolescent therapy, like adolescents themselves, require us to “think different” from the way we are accustomed to think about work with adults and children. Adolescence itself has a number of sub-stages, and culturally diverse manifestations, that the clinician needs to keep in mind. We will consider some of the literature that has grappled with the unique and perplexing issues of adolescence and adolescent therapy. 

 

12 sessions, 12CEUs

The seminars take place at Dr. Altman’s office on the Upper Westside of Manhattan, New York City.

The fee for each seminar is $900.

Neil Altman, Ph.D. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0333.

 
 
 
 
 

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