Women Histories in Photos – Lydia Dawes

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Olga Umansky, MLIS, is a librarian and archivist of the Hanns Sachs Library at BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Summer/Fall 2021 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Lydia Gibson Dawes, MD (1896-1990)BPSI Photograph Collection, BPSI Archives This portrait of BPSI Member Lydia Gibson Dawes, MD (1896-1990), donated to our archives by John Terry Maltsberger in 1990, is one our recent treasured...

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Who is Reading Us? Recent Reviews of BPSI Authors’ Books

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In the attempt to celebrate BPSI Authors remotely, we continue featuring a compilation of reviews of, and interviews about, books that have been recently published by our members. If we have missed a review of your recent work, please share the reference with our library and we will cite it in the future issues of the library newsletter! BPSI Authors are listed alphabetically. Follow the DOI links below to download fulltext (requires a journal...

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Fred Busch on IPA’s “On and Off the Couch” – AUDIO

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BPSI Training and Supervising Analyst, Fred Busch, PhD, appeared on a recent episode of the IPA’s On and Off the Couch podcast to discuss wisdom, enthusiasm, affection, and encouragement that the older generation of psychoanalysts conveys to the future generation in Dear Candidate (Routledge, 2020), the first-kind-of-a-book he had edited. Click on the link below to listen to the program on the IPA podcast web page. Episode 89:...

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Kimberlyn Leary On Psychoanalysis and Social Equity – TAP Interview

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Kimberlyn Leary, PhD, MPA, is BPSI Trustee Member, Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital, Associate Professor, at the Department of Health Policy and Management of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Lecturer in Public Policy, at Harvard Kennedy School. Her interview to Justin Shubert, PsyD, PhD, psychoanalyst in Los Angeles and Co-founder of the Committee on Diversities and...

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Spanish Conversation About Teen Parents – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of Alexandra M. Harrison’s podcast series, Diego Quiros interviews Malu Jimenez about a study of teen parents in Peru, in particular discussing teen fathers. Click on the player below to listen. Alexandra Murray Harrison, MD is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard...

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On Writing

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Ellen Pinsky, PsyD, is BPSI Faculty Member. Her below remarks originally appeared in The American Psychoanalyst, 55(2), Spring/Summer 2021, p. 10, which can be read here. I’ve been a writing teacher for decades, but only for the past 9 or 10 years have I taught about psychoanalytic case writing. Before I returned to graduate school and became an analyst, I was a middle school English teacher. I learned a lot from those young...

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