The Ethical Seduction of The Analytic Situation – A Book Review

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Rita Teusch, PhD, Faculty Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Chetrit-Vatine, V. (2014). The Ethical Seduction of the Analytic Situation. The Feminine–Maternal Origins of Responsibility for the Other. Viviane Chetrit-Vatine is a training and supervising analyst for adults and children, a researcher in both France and Israel, a former President...

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Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open – A Book Review

Posted in Arts at BPSI, History, Library Corner

Dan Jacobs, MD, is a Training and Supervising Analyst at BPSI. His remarks below originally appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of the BPSI Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Hoban, Phoebe (2014). Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open. Boston: New Harvest, pp.174. For those who are interested in but not familiar with the life and work of Lucian Freud, Sigmund’s grandson, this primer is a good place to begin. Clear and concise, it traces Lucian’s...

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RBG – Inspiration for Parents – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of her new podcast series, Alexandra M. Harrison, MD, explains how Ruth Bader Ginsburg can be an inspiration to parents and to all of us. 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 Medical School at the...

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System Crasher – A Film Review

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Ellen Goldberg, PhD, is a Child Neuropsychologist and a Psychotherapist Member of BPSI. Olga Umansky, MLIS, is a BPSI Librarian and Archivist. Their remarks below originally appeared in the Summer 2020 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. System Crasher is a 2019 German drama film directed by Nora Fingscheidt and available on Netflix. The film received various European nominations and eight German film awards for best film,...

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Ramon Greenberg – The Voice of Experience VIDEO

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Ramon Greenberg, MD, talked to Howard Katz, MD, about his work on dreams and other contributions to psychoanalysis in an interview recorded for The Voice of Experience Series on October 9, 2020. Ramon Greenberg, MD, is a Psychoanalyst and Faculty Member at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI) and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of numerous articles on the dream theory, sleep...

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Henry Murray and Sigmund Freud: The Story Behind One Autograph

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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 2018 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Sigmund Freud’s Portrait, 1929 signed by “Dr. Murray” in 1933BPSI Archives The handwriting analysis of both John Murray and Henry Murray revealed that the portrait of Freud donated to the BPSI Archives by John Baker, PhD, is likely...

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