BPSI Events: Video Recordings


Available to general public – click on the video image to watch:

The 2024 Annual Adam Corneel Major Teachers of Psychotherapy Lecture “Disruptions and Interruptions in Psychoanalysis” with Salman Akhtar, MD, and Benjamin Herbstman, MD, MHS recorded on March 20, 2024.
Academic Lecture, Winter 2024 “Othering Enactments in Psychoanalytic Organizations: Problems and Promises” with Anton Hart, PhD recorded on January 18, 2024.
The 2023 Solange Skinner Lecture “In a Human Voice: Care Ethics, Morality, and the Self, with Carol Gilligan, PhD” recorded on November 18, 2023.
The Silberger Paper Prize Award Program “The Power of the Dog: Reading Savage’s Novel, Watching Campion’s Film, with David Willbern, PhD” recorded on June 5, 2023.
The 2022 Anton O. Kris Visiting Scholar Program “Psychoanalysis, Art & the Vale of Soul Making, with Michael Parsons, Diane O’Donoghue, and Steven Cooper” recorded on October 29, 2022.
The 2022 Anton O. Kris Visiting Scholar Program “Psychoanalysis as an Act of Love, with Michael Parsons” recorded on October 27, 2022.
The 2019 BPSI S. Joseph Nemetz Memorial Lecture “A Tribute to Tony Kris: Scholar, Teacher, Mentor and Analyst. His contributions to Psychoanalysis and the BPSI Community” recorded on October 5, 2019.
The 2019 BPSI Early Childhood Conference “Working with Immigrant Families with Young Children – Promoting Resiliency in the Face of Trauma, Loss, and Fear”. In English, with Spanish sub-titles. Recorded on May 18, 2019.
The 2016 BPSI Child Care Conference “Child Development: What Really Matters?” with Jerome Kagan, PhD, and Alexandra Harrison, MD. Recorded on May 7, 2016.
The 2014 Solange Skinner Lecture “Three Critics on Freud’s “Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through” with Stephen Greenblatt, Joseph Koerner, Wendy Lesser, and Adam Phillips. Recorded on April 26, 2014.
The 2012 BPSI Academic Lecture “Mourning as a Psychological Principle” with Tony Kris, MD, Lucinda DiDomenico, MD, and Rafael Ornstein, MD. Recorded on September 13, 2012.

BPSI and noted authors discuss their recently published books

Shari Thurer, Sc.D., with Panelists Robin Haas, LICSW, and Robin Ely, discuss their book Beyond the Binary: Essays on Gender with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the online audience. Recorded on January 9, 2024.
Andrea Celenza, PhD, discussed her new book Transference, Love, Being: Essential Essays from the Field with Shari Thurer, Sc.D., and the online audience. Recorded on October 11, 2023.
Steven Cooper, PhD, discussed his new book Playing and Becoming in Psychoanalysis with Rita Teusch, PhD, and the online audience. Recorded on May 1, 2023.
John Martin-Joy, MD, discussed his new book Conversations with Donald Hall with Steven Luria Ablon, MD, and the online audience. Recorded on January 9, 2023.
Sherry Turkle, PhD, discussed her new book The Empathy Diaries: A Novel with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the online audience. Recorded on October 3, 2022.
Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD, discussed her new book Memory’s Eyes: A New York Oedipus Novel, with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the online audience. Recorded on Jan 10, 2022.
Judy L. Kantrowitz, PhD, discussed her new book The The Role of the Patient-Analyst Match in the Process and Outcome of Psychoanalysis, with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the Webinar audience. Recorded on Sep 27, 2021.
Nancy Chodorow, PhD, discussed her new book The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye: Toward an American Independent Tradition, with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the Webinar audience. Recorded on May 4, 2021.
John Martin-Joy, MD, discussed his new book Diagnosing from a Distance: Debates over Libel Law, Media, and Psychiatric Ethics from Barry Goldwater to Donald Trump, with James Barron, PhD, Shari Thurer, ScD, and the Webinar audience. Recorded on January 11, 2021.
Steven L. Ablon, MD, read poetry from his new book Dinner in the Garden, discussing his work with Dan Jacobs, MD, and the Webinar audience. Recorded on October 6, 2020.
Edward R. Shapiro, MD, discussed his new book Finding a Place to Stand: Developing Self-Reflective Institutions, Leaders and Citizens with Jonathan Kolb, MD. Recorded on June 26, 2020.
Joan Wheelis, MD, discussed her new memoir The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten with Steven Ablon, MD, and Andrea Celenza, PhD. Recorded as a Webinar on June 2, 2020.
Fred Busch, PhD, discussed his new book The Analyst’s Reveries: Explorations in Bion’s Enigmatic Concept with Dan Jacobs, MD. Recorded on September 13, 2019.
Lewis Kirshner, MD, discussed his new book Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis: A Model for Theory and Practice with Stephen Sternbach, MD. Recorded on September 11, 2018.
Ilonka Venier Alexander was interviewed by Shari Thurer about her book The Life and Times of Franz Alexander: From Budapest To California (Karnac, 2015). Recorded on June 21, 2016.
Stephanie Brody, PsyD, discussed her new book Entering Night Country: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Loss and Resilience with Dan Jacobs, MD. Recorded on April 16, 2016.
Daniel Jacobs, MD, visited Paul Ornstein, MD, in his home in Brookline, MA, on February 19, 2016, to talk about Dr. Ornstein’s autobiography Looking Back: Memoir of a Psychoanalyst.

Available upon request – email library@bpsi.org for details

A video recording of The 2021 Nemetz Lecture The Analyst’s Mortality: Risk, Possibility and Gift with Ellen Pinsky, PsyD (presenter), Jane Kite, PhD (discussant), Alfred Margulies, MD (discussant), and Janet Noonan, LICSW (moderator) recorded on Dec 4, 2021 via ZOOM is available to BPSI members, partners, and researchers upon request.

A video recording of the 2021 Skinner Lecture Trauma & the Art of Transformation: The Afterdeath of the Holocaust with Dawn Skorczewski, PhD, Lewis Kirshner, MD, Anna Ornstein, MD, and Murray Schwartz, PhD recorded on Oct 23, 2021 via ZOOM is available to BPSI members, partners, and researchers upon request.

A video recording of the Silberger Paper Prize Award Program Brother’s Keeper: Artist Robert Smithson’s Manifestations of the Replacement Child Experience with the 2020 Award Recipient, Suzaan Boettger, PhD (presenter), Jane Hanenberg, EdD (discussant), and Murray M. Schwartz, PhD (moderator) recorded on May 11, 2021 via ZOOM is available to BPSI members and partners upon request.

A video recording of the lecture Fantasy, Creativity and the World We Live In: Responses to Freud’s ‘Creative Writers and Daydreaming’ (1908) In Honor of Christopher Bullock, MD with with Lucy LaFarge, MD, Patricia Townsend, PhD, John Rosegrant, PhD, and Murray Schwartz, PhD held on Feb 27, 2021 via Zoom is available to BPSI members, partners, researchers, and registered event participants upon request. 

A video recording of the 2021 Corneel Lecture, Personality Diagnosis in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: A Roadmap for Treatment with Jonathan Shedler, PhD and Benjamin Herbstman, MD, MHS held on Feb 3, 2021 via Zoom is available to BPSI members and partners upon request.

Video recording of the 2020 Boston Change Process Study Group Lecture in honor of Jeremy P. Nahum, MD, Moving Through and Being Moved By: Embodiment in Development and in the Therapeutic Relationship held on Dec 5, 2020 via Zoom, is available to BPSI members, partners, researchers, and registered event participants upon request. 

Video recording of the 2020 Beata Rank Lecture A Look at Phantasy in the World of Virtual Reality with Susan L. Donner, MD, Richard Frankel, PhD, and Lawrence J. Brown, PhD, held via ZOOM on Nov 21, 2020, is available to BPSI members, partners, and researchers upon request.

Video recording of the 2020 Nemetz Lecture The Place Where We Live: How Do We Think About Psychoanalytic Process with Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, MD, Peter Goldberg, PhD, Michael Parsons, MBBS, and Steven Cooper, PhD on Oct 31, 2020, is available to BPSI members, partners, and researchers upon request. 

Video recording of the Explorations in Mind course “Is It Responsible for Mental Health Professionals to Comment on the Mental Fitness or Mental Health of the President in the Public Media?” with Leonard Glass, MD, MPH; Lance Dodes, MD; Michael Robbins, MD; John Martin-Joy, MD, held on Oct 19, 2020, is available to BPSI members, partners, researchers, and registered course participants upon request. 

Video recording of the 2019 Skinner Lecture “Ghosts in the Nursery”, in Contemporary Clinical Work, and in Culture with James Herzog, MD; Stephen Seligman, DMH; Maria Tatar, PhD; and Ann Epstein, MD, held at BPSI on April 27, 2019, is available to BPSI members, partners, and researchers upon request.

The 2005 BPSI Workshop “Elvin Semrad: His Principles for Diagnostic Interviews and Therapy” with Max Day, MD, Dan Buie, MD, Sanford Gifford, MD, David Mobley, LICSW. Recorded on May 14, 2005 and published on PEP Web. Follow this link to watch (PEP subscription is required).

Enid Balint’s 1989 visit to BPSI, Peter Fonagy’s 1997 lecture The Changing Aims of Psychoanalysis, Otto Kernberg’s and James Herzog’s 2000 talk on aggression are among our recently digitized event recordings. Some of our video and audio recordings are available only upon request. Check out our lists of recorded BPSI Events and Oral History Interviews and library@bpsi.org to request access to any audio or video files.

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