Mar
28
Tue
2017
Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People @ BPSI
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

 

 

Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People

 

Cecilia Mikalac, MD

Psychotherapist Member, Graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Faculty of the Explorations in Mind program, BPSI. Private practice in Worcester.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

6 Sessions: Tuesdays, February 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 2017

 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

 Fee: Early Bird: $50 • Regular: $100 (after February 11, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

White people often feel uncomfortable discussing race issues across racial lines. The purpose of this course is to teach participants ways of understanding whiteness as a first step toward exploration of racial issues in mixed race dyads or groups. Participants will learn about the development of racial identity, the concept of white privilege, the geography of white space and how to manage their ‘whiteness’ when race comes up in discussions.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of white privilege and explain its impact on whites and people of color.
  2. Practice admitting whiteness in cross racial discussions.
  3. List the stages of development of racial identity.
  4. Compare the development of racial-identity of whites to that of nonwhites.
  5. Explain racial developmental theory as it applies to her/his own racial identity.
  6. Apply racial development theory and the concept of white privilege as discussed in this course to current racial issues and/or a case study presented in class.

 

Schedule

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Lecture/Presentation, 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Group Discussion

This program will be of interest to non-practitioners and practitioners at all levels of training. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 9 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

WRD Fairbairn @ BPSI
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

 

 

WRD Fairbairn

 

Jason Jones, MD

Psychotherapist Member, Graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (ATP), and Trustee, BPSI. Private practice in Belmont.

 

Registration is Required – Click here to Register

 

8 Sessions: Tuesdays, January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 2017

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $175 • Regular: $225 (after January 14, 2016)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

A battered woman returns to her physcially abusive husband for the fourth time. A man ragefully quites and walks off his job after feeling taken advantage of by an underappreciative box, and all of the man’s jobs end this way. If people are logical, pleasure seeking creatures who learn from their mistakes, then how do we explain their repetivite, contradictory and often self destructive choices? Freud wrestled with this problem and collided with the limits of his drive theory and the “pleasure principle”. About 20 years later, the Scottish psychoanalyst WRD Fairbairn offered an explanation and an alternative structural model of the mind, one that formed the basis of Object Relations Theory, and one that remains enormously useful today.

 

Registration is Required – Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the limits of the pleasure principle in understanding patients’ behavior.
  2. Describe what Fairbairn means by the “schizoid condition”.
  3. Describe Fairbairn’s idea of “infantile dependence”.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of Fairbairn’s “moral defense”.
  5. Describe the basis of Fairbairn’s structural model of the mind.
  6. Explain Fairbairn’s theory of how therapy works when it is useful.
  7. Identify Fairbairn’s use of his theories in his treatment of H. Guntrip.
  8. Apply Fairbairn’s theory to an analysis of Gordon-Levitt’s “Don Jon”.

Schedule

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Lecture, 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Group Discussion

This program will be of interest to non-practitioners and practitioners at all levels of training. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.

 

Registration is Required – Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 12 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Empathy, Theory of Mind and Mentalization: Their Roles and Applications in Treatment @ BPSI
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

 

 

Empathy, Theory of Mind and Mentalization: Their Roles and Applications in Treatment

 

Elsa Ronningtam, PhD

Psychoanalyst Member, and Faculty of the Psychoanalytic Training, and Explorations in Mind programs, BPSI. Private practice in Belmont.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

8 Sessions: Tuesdays, February 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $175 • Regular: $225 (after February 11, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

Empathy, theory of mind and mentalization are fundamental in human mental functioning and play an integral role in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Recent empirical and clinical studies have both helped to clarify their definitions but also to identify their complex natures and interactions, as well as their enabling conditions, and fundamental fluctuations and limitations. This course will expand and integrate the participants’ knowledge and understanding of empathy, theory of mind, and mentalization; how they co-occur and interact in patients, and how to address and apply them to interventions in treatment of patients with a range of personality functioning and psychiatric conditions.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the conceptual development of empathy, theory of mind and mentalization within different theoretical traditions, and their application to treatment approaches and interventions.
  2. Describe recent neuroscientific perspectives on theory of mind, emotion regulation, and empathic functioning.
  3. Apply theoretical, scientific and clinical understanding of empathic processing to informed and balanced treatment interventions.
  4. Discuss theory of mind and its application in treatment.
  5. Describe the relevance of mentalization for treatment of severe personality disorders, and points of divergence from standard psychoanalytic technique.
  6. Discuss basic mentalizing techniques and their application to problems with empathy.
  7. Discuss specific challenges with severe psychopathology and suicidality, and the roles of empathy, theory of mind and mentzalization.
  8. Discuss how to implement new understandings of empathy, theory of mind and mentalization in own therapeutic interventions in case discussions.

Schedule

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Lecture/Case Presentation, 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm: Group Discussion

This course is only for licensed mental health clinicians and trainees on the path to licensure. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 12 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Mar
29
Wed
2017
Supervision of Psychotherapy @ BPSI
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

 

 

 

Supervision of Psychotherapy

 

Paul David, MD

Psychoanalyst Member, Chair of Supervision, and Faculty of the Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy programs, BPSI. Dr. David is a co-author of The Supervisory Encounter. Private practice in Brookline.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

8 Sessions: Wednesdays, February 1, 15; March 1, 15, 29; April 12, 26; May 10, 2017

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $175 • Regular: $225 (after January 14, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

Supervision is central to the teaching and learning of psychotherapy, yet supervisors often receive little or no formal training in how to supervise. In this seminar, we will explore the process of psychotherapy supervision, through readings, discussion, vignettes (provided by the instructor and members of the seminar) and live supervision (members supervising one another, observed by the group). We will examine interpersonal, theoretical, and technical issues in the supervisory process. This seminar is intended for early and experienced psychotherapy supervisors as well as those who are just starting out as supervisors. Topics to be covered include: the history of supervision, the opening phase, the supervisory frame, the learning assessment, models of supervision, supervisory interventions, authority, mutuality, intersubjectivity, the supervisor’s mode of involvement, affect and boundaries in supervision, self-esteem in the supervisory relationship, and the closing phase of supervision.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss different models of supervision.
  2. Describe the negotiation of the supervisor-supervisee contract with attention to arrangements, material to be discussed, expectations, clinical responsibility, evaluations and confidentiality.
  3. Discuss options for supervisory interventions and demonstrate skill at using these interventions in conducting supervision.
  4. Discuss different modes of thinking in supervision and consider these modes in evaluating the learning style of supervisees.
  5. Discuss the supervisory relationship, including issues of authority, inter-subjectivity, mutuality and the supervisor’s mode of involvement in the supervision.
  6. Discuss the importance of the mid-year and end-year evaluations in facilitating both education and quality assurance for the supervisory relationship.
  7. Observe demonstrations of psychotherapy supervision.
  8. Practice psychotherapy supervision in dyads.

Schedule

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Lecture, 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Group Discussion

This course is only for intermediate and advanced licensed mental health clinicians and trainees on the path to licensure. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 12 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
1
Sat
2017
The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identification (The 2017 Solange Skinner Conference) @ Wilson Chapel
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identification
The 2017 Solange Skinner Conference

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wilson Chapel
234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $40 • Regular: $50 (after March 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm)
The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Faculty:

Lucinda Ballantyne, LICSW is on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and a faculty member at the Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance Program for Psychotherapy. She has written book criticism and essays for numerous publications, including The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and The Boston Phoenix. She has a private practice in Cambridge, MA.

Claudia Gold, MD is on the faculty of William James College, University of Massachusetts Infant-Parent Mental Health Program, the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute, and the Brazelton Institute, and she currently works as a consultant in Human Development at the Austen Riggs Center. She has practiced general and behavioral pediatrics for over 25 years, and has written extensively about child development and treatment, including, The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy through Adolescence (Norton, 2017), and The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medication and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth and Lifelong Resilience (Da Capo 2016).

Gil G. Noam, PhD, EdD is a graduate and member of BPSI, associate professor at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, and the founder and director of the Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency (PEAR). He served as the director of the Risk and Prevention program, and is the founder of the RALLY Prevention Program, a Boston based intervention that bridges social and academic support in school, afterschool, and community settings. Author of over 200 papers, articles, and books in the areas of child and adolescent development as well as risk and
resiliency in clinical, school and afterschool settings, he is also the editor-in-chief of the journal New Directions in Youth Development: Theory, Practice and Research.

Christopher Morse, PHD (moderator) is a graduate and faculty member of BPSI, a Supervising Psychologist at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Winnicott’s late and enigmatic paper, “The use of an object and relating through identifications” (1969), concerns the way in which the infant comes to know external reality and is able to benefit from or “use” it for further psychic development. The process, in which the infant progresses from only relating to objects that are primarily subjective projections to making use of a separate and objective object in reality, paradoxically involves the infant’s destructiveness as the agent of transformation. Without anger or hate, the child destroys the (internal) other, which was the omnipotent creation of the infant, and in discovering in reality the otherness of the (m)other, the child is able to explore the use and interest of the actual other. The (m)other’s nonretaliatory stance to the destructive impulses (her survival) allows the child to explore the limits of omnipotence, and begin to appreciate “I” and “You.”

This evolution of self-reflection is not limited to the infant, and Winnicott tells us that the adult also may go on continually “destroying” the subjective object in unconscious fantasy, thereby continually creating new opportunities to make use of objective reality. Winnicott considered the application of these concepts in analytic technique, depending on the patient’s ability to place the analyst outside the subjective arena, or the patient’s capacity to use the analyst as a real object — as part of a shared reality.

Our panelists will respond to Winnicott’s ideas, to the difference between relating and usage (distinct from exploitation), and to the implications that Winnicott raised for development in infants and adults, for analytic transference and countertransference, and for all creative psychic processes (including creative writing).

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Contrast the phenomenon of relating to internal (subjective) objects and the use of external (objective) objects.
  2. Apply Winnicott’s concept of the use of an object to the clinical situation and the relationship between analyst and patient in order to facilitate the analytic process.
  3. Contrast Winnicott’s “Uses of an Object” with Tronick’s “Mutual Regulation Model”, and demonstrate clinical applications for each.

 

References

Beeghly, M., Perry, B.D., and Tronick E.,(2016). Self Regulatory Processes in Early Development in The Oxford Handbook of Treatment Processes and Outcomes in Psychology (Oxford Library of Psychology), Edited by Sara Maltzman. London: Oxford University Press, and Oxford Handbooks Online.

Caldwell, L. & A. Joyce, Eds. (2011). Reading Winnicott. The New Library of Psychoanalysis, Teaching Series.
London and New York: Routledge.

Gold, C. (2017). The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health
Concepts from Infancy through Adolescence. New York: W.W. Norton.

 

Schedule

9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome and Moderator’s Introduction; 9:15am – 9:40am: Panelist #1 Presentation; 9:40am – 10:05am: Panelist #2 Presentation; 10:05am – 10:15am: Break; 10:15am – 10:40am: Panelist #3 Presentation; 10:40am – 11:00am: Panelists Interactive Dialogue; 11:00am – 12:00pm: Discussion with Panelists and Audience

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

The target audience for this program is mental health clinicians at all levels of training.

Space is limited. Registration in advance at bpsi.org is required. Questions?: 617-266-0953.

Continuing Education
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 3 hours of CE.
Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

 Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator / Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
3
Mon
2017
Special Open Members Seminar! Explaining the Persistence of Gender Inequality: The Work-Family Narrative as a Social Defense against the 24/7 Work Culture with Robin Ely @ BPSI
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

 

 

Explaining the Persistence of Gender Inequality: The Work-Family Narrative as a Social Defense against the 24/7 Work Culture

 

Robin Ely (Presenter) is Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration and faculty chair of the HBS Gender Initiative.  She conducts research on race and gender relations in organizations with a focus on organizational change, group dynamics, learning, conflict, power, and identity. Professor Ely is presently conducting research on how women can be effective leaders in the face of gender stereotypes and the so-called “double bind” (the well-documented phenomenon whereby women leaders face a trade-off between being liked and being seen as competent); a study of how cultural beliefs about work and family limit both men’s and women’s ability to thrive professionally and lead whole, fulfilled lives.

Edward R. Shapiro, MD (Discussant) is the former Medical Director/CEO of the Austen Riggs Center, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.

James Barron, PhD (Moderator) is a Faculty Member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Chair of the BPSI Task Force on Psychoanalysis and Organizations; Chair of the Section of the Psychoanalyst in the Community, Department of Psychoanalytic Education, American Psychoanalytic Association; in Private Practice, Brookline, MA.

 

Date: Monday, March 3, 2017

Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Click here to register.

 

Explaining the Persistence of Gender Inequality: The Work-Family Narrative as a Social Defense against the 24/7 Work Culture

 

From Freud to Bion and beyond, psychoanalysts have had a serious interest in understanding group dynamics. The Tavistock Institute and the “Tavi approach” have creatively combined psychoanalytic/psychodynamic and social systems perspectives to deepen our understanding of groups and organizations. Contemporary organizational theorists like Robin Ely, Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration and Faculty Chair, Gender Initiative at the Harvard Business School, use similar “binocular vision” to build on that rich tradition. Professor Ely’s research suggests that the explanatory power of professional women’s conflict between work and family responsibilities (the “work-family narrative”) resulting in stalled advancement in the workplace is limited and misleading. She takes a systems psychodynamic perspective to show how organizations use this hegemonic narrative and attendant policies and practices as an unconscious “social defense” to help employees fend off anxieties raised by a 24/7 work culture.

 

 

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
4
Tue
2017
Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People @ BPSI
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

 

 

Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People

 

Cecilia Mikalac, MD

Psychotherapist Member, Graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Faculty of the Explorations in Mind program, BPSI. Private practice in Worcester.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

6 Sessions: Tuesdays, February 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 2017

 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

 Fee: Early Bird: $50 • Regular: $100 (after February 11, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

White people often feel uncomfortable discussing race issues across racial lines. The purpose of this course is to teach participants ways of understanding whiteness as a first step toward exploration of racial issues in mixed race dyads or groups. Participants will learn about the development of racial identity, the concept of white privilege, the geography of white space and how to manage their ‘whiteness’ when race comes up in discussions.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of white privilege and explain its impact on whites and people of color.
  2. Practice admitting whiteness in cross racial discussions.
  3. List the stages of development of racial identity.
  4. Compare the development of racial-identity of whites to that of nonwhites.
  5. Explain racial developmental theory as it applies to her/his own racial identity.
  6. Apply racial development theory and the concept of white privilege as discussed in this course to current racial issues and/or a case study presented in class.

 

Schedule

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Lecture/Presentation, 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Group Discussion

This program will be of interest to non-practitioners and practitioners at all levels of training. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 9 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Empathy, Theory of Mind and Mentalization: Their Roles and Applications in Treatment @ BPSI
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

 

 

Empathy, Theory of Mind and Mentalization: Their Roles and Applications in Treatment

 

Elsa Ronningtam, PhD

Psychoanalyst Member, and Faculty of the Psychoanalytic Training, and Explorations in Mind programs, BPSI. Private practice in Belmont.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

8 Sessions: Tuesdays, February 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 2017

Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $175 • Regular: $225 (after February 11, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

Empathy, theory of mind and mentalization are fundamental in human mental functioning and play an integral role in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Recent empirical and clinical studies have both helped to clarify their definitions but also to identify their complex natures and interactions, as well as their enabling conditions, and fundamental fluctuations and limitations. This course will expand and integrate the participants’ knowledge and understanding of empathy, theory of mind, and mentalization; how they co-occur and interact in patients, and how to address and apply them to interventions in treatment of patients with a range of personality functioning and psychiatric conditions.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the conceptual development of empathy, theory of mind and mentalization within different theoretical traditions, and their application to treatment approaches and interventions.
  2. Describe recent neuroscientific perspectives on theory of mind, emotion regulation, and empathic functioning.
  3. Apply theoretical, scientific and clinical understanding of empathic processing to informed and balanced treatment interventions.
  4. Discuss theory of mind and its application in treatment.
  5. Describe the relevance of mentalization for treatment of severe personality disorders, and points of divergence from standard psychoanalytic technique.
  6. Discuss basic mentalizing techniques and their application to problems with empathy.
  7. Discuss specific challenges with severe psychopathology and suicidality, and the roles of empathy, theory of mind and mentzalization.
  8. Discuss how to implement new understandings of empathy, theory of mind and mentalization in own therapeutic interventions in case discussions.

Schedule

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Lecture/Case Presentation, 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm: Group Discussion

This course is only for licensed mental health clinicians and trainees on the path to licensure. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers.

 

Registration is Required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 12 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
5
Wed
2017
Psychoanalysis and Leadership: Adventures from the Field (The 2017 Adam Corneel Major Teachers of Psychotherapy Lecture) @ BPSI Library
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Psychoanalysis and Leadership: Adventures from the Field
The 2017 Adam Corneel Major Teachers of Psychotherapy Lecture

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
BPSI Library
141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Fee: Early Bird: $30 • Regular: $40 (after March 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm)
The fee is waived for Residents, Students, Early Career Clinicians, and BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Speakers:

Kerry Sulkowicz, MD (Presenter) is a Managing Principal with the Boswell Group LLC. He is also a Clinical Professor of Pschiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education in New York City.

Benjamin Herbstman, MD, MHS (Moderator) is a lecturer, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, an assistant psychiatrist at McLean Hospital, and a candidate at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI). He has a private practice in Cambridge, MA.

 

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Dr. Sulkowicz will offer a psychodynamic perspective on leadership, developed over two decades as an advisor to CEOs and boards of directors, and then examine why so little has been written in the psychoanalytic literature on this important and otherwise ubiquitous topic. He will then make the case for why clinicians with a psychodynamic perspective can be particularly helpful to leaders and their organization. Finally, he will suggest that this, and other forms, of applied psychoanalysis may play a central role in ensuring the viability and relevance of psychoanalytic ideas in society.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

 

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the ways in which unconscious processes are present in organizations and groups.
  2. Apply knowledge of psychodynamic factors in organizations and groups to their own clinical work.
  3. Meet the need for psychodynamically-informed consultation in the organizations with which they interact.

 

References

 

Eisold, Kenneth (2009), What You Don’t Know You Know, Other Press.

Kets de Vries, Manfred (December 18, 2013), “The Eight Archetypes of Leadership”, Harvard Business Review.

Sulkowicz, Kery (February 2004), “Worse Than Enemies: The CEO’s Destructive Confidant”, Harvard Business Review.

Tuckett, David (2001), Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability, Palgrave Macmillan.

Schedule

8:00pm – 8:10pm: Welcome & Introduction; 8:10pm – 9:00pm: Presentation; 9:00pm – 9:30pm: Discussion and Q&A.

 

Registration required. Click here to register.

The target audience for this program is mental health clinicians at all levels of training and graduate students in the fields of psychology, social work, and psychiatry.

Space is limited. Registration in advance at bpsi.org is required. Questions?: 617-266-0953.

Continuing Education
Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 1.5 hours of CE.
Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617-266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

 Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator / Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.

Apr
11
Tue
2017
Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People @ BPSI
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

 

 

Admitting You’re White: Race Discussion for White People

 

Cecilia Mikalac, MD

Psychotherapist Member, Graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Faculty of the Explorations in Mind program, BPSI. Private practice in Worcester.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

6 Sessions: Tuesdays, February 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 2017

 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 Location: BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459

 Fee: Early Bird: $50 • Regular: $100 (after February 11, 2017)

The fee is waived for BPSI Members, Trainees, and Associates. Scholarships are available upon request.

 

White people often feel uncomfortable discussing race issues across racial lines. The purpose of this course is to teach participants ways of understanding whiteness as a first step toward exploration of racial issues in mixed race dyads or groups. Participants will learn about the development of racial identity, the concept of white privilege, the geography of white space and how to manage their ‘whiteness’ when race comes up in discussions.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of white privilege and explain its impact on whites and people of color.
  2. Practice admitting whiteness in cross racial discussions.
  3. List the stages of development of racial identity.
  4. Compare the development of racial-identity of whites to that of nonwhites.
  5. Explain racial developmental theory as it applies to her/his own racial identity.
  6. Apply racial development theory and the concept of white privilege as discussed in this course to current racial issues and/or a case study presented in class.

 

Schedule

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Lecture/Presentation, 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Group Discussion

This program will be of interest to non-practitioners and practitioners at all levels of training. Continuing Education credits are offered for psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.

 

Registration is required — Click here to Register

 

Continuing Education

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program fulfills the requirements for 9 hours of CE.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Social Workers: Please contact the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s Administrative Office at 617/266-0953 or office@bpsi.org for more information.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Grievance Policy

Please address any questions or concerns about your experience at this or any program or event you have attended at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute to the Program Chair, via the Senior Administrator/ Director of Continuing Education, BPSI, 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459; office@bpsi.org; 617.266.0953.

Cancellation Policies & Procedures

Any program participant requesting their individual program registration be canceled, must submit their request in writing via email to Drew Brydon at dbrydon@bpsi.org. For fee-based events, a request for cancellation (and refund using the original form of payment) must be received no later than 48 hours in advance of the event. Requests received later than 48 hours prior to the event will not be processed or accepted.

All approved refunds are subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

If BPSI cancels an event, all registrants will receive a full refund of fees paid (no administration charge) no later than two business days following the scheduled date of the event, using the original form of payment.

The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc., 141 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA 02459, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap in the admissions, administration of its educational programs, scholarship and loan programs or employment.