Fantasy, Creativity and the World We Live In
Since Freud, many other psychoanalytic writers have added their reflections on the nature and functions of creativity, questioning the compensatory function of art. How can we understand creative processes today? How are fantasy and creative imagination related to one another, to therapeutic processes, and to our shared outer worlds?
Training Open House
Please join our current trainees and faculty to learn about the various psychotherapy and psychoanalytic programs that BPSI offers. Trainees will share their experiences of training and we will provide information about admissions, program requirements, and scholarship assistance. There will be ample time for your questions.
The 2021 Annual Solange Skinner Lecture
Psychoanalysts have explored new and exciting conceptualizations of gender identity and yet we are just beginning to engage and think about our experience with trans identities, nonbinary gender, and gender-expansive individuals in our clinical and theoretical practice.
"A Theory of the Setting: The Transformation of Unrepresented Experience and Play," an article by this month's BPSI author, Steven H. Cooper. Click the banner to read an excerpt of the content.
BPSI Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists provide treatment in offices located throughout the Boston, north shore, south shore and metro west area.
Our Anti-Racism pledge is a public commitment to acknowledge the history of race and racism as a shared problem that must be addressed by psychoanalysis, as a fundamental issue of human rights, and to give sustained attention to values, priorities, and efforts to achieve meaningful change.
BPSI holds hundreds of private and public events throughout the year.
Promoting the exchange of ideas and collaborative activities with the academic communities of the Arts and Sciences.
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