Facets of Race in Psychoanalysis
PART I: The Question of Primitivity -- As a window onto the issue of race within the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, Dr. Celia Brickman will examine conceptions of “primitivity” intrinsic to Freud’s work. PART II: First World Problems and Gated Communities of the Mind -- Drawing on his work on immigration as an animating trope in psychoanalysis, and the idea of “groupal objects”, Dr. Francisco González will consider the issue of the impact of the sociopolitical on current clinical practice.
Race and the Sociopolitical in Clinical Practice
A special clinical program and lunchtime discussion for early career clinicians, trainees, residents, and students on the path to licensure. Click the banner for more information.
Making a Person: Psychoanalytic Work with Autistic and Psychotic Anxieties in Childhood
(The 2019 Beata Rank Lecture) Joshua Durban, MA reviews the development of psychoanalytic trends that have emerged in recent decades which many clinicians have found helpful in reaching their patients. He also presents his own emotionally moving work and courageous engagement with a boy with a mixed clinical picture of autism and psychosis.
"Deconstructing Countertransference", an article by this month's BPSI author, Lawrence J. Brown, PhD. Click the banner to read an excerpt of the content.
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