Rainbow Dance – AUDIO

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Dicki Johnson Macy, Director of the Boston Children’s Foundation and creator of Rainbow Dance, begins a series of Alexandra M. Harrison’s podcast episodes on Kids and Dance by telling a fascinating story of Rainbow Dance, an activity of movement and music that captures the imagination of children and their caregivers while also bringing calm and comfort. Listen on the player below to listen. Alexandra Murray Harrison, MD is a...

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Nancy Chodorow – Thoughts for the Times on Women and Men – AUDIO

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In the new IPA’s Talk on Psychoanalysis podcast, recorded in honor of the International Women’s History Month, BPSI Member Nancy Chodorow, PhD, draws on her writings on individualizing gender and sexuality, masculinities, her research on early women psychoanalysts, and Freud’s social writings, such as Thoughts for the Times on War and Death, a set of twin essays written six months after the outbreak of World War I. Click on the...

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Games for Early Child Development – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of Alexandra M. Harrison’s podcast series, Katie Clark, Arts Educator and Program Director of the Cambridge-Ellis School talks about games for preschool children that support their cognitive and social and emotional development while they are having fun. 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...

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Women Histories in Photos – Veronica Tisza

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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 Winter 2022 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Veronica Benedek Tisza (or Vera, as friends and colleagues called her) was a prominent child psychiatrist, training director of the psychiatry department at the Tufts Floating Hospital in Boston, and a beloved supervisor of many young child...

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Kids and Games 1 – AUDIO

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Monty Stambler, MD, BPSI Member, Child Psychoanalyst, and Co-founder with his wife of a children’s game company, Gamewright, introduces Alex Harrison’s new series of podcasts “Kids and Games” with a discussion about how children’s games support their psychosocial development. 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...

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Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis – Book Review

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by Rita K. Teusch, PhD Rita Teusch, PhD, is a Faculty Member of BPSI. Her remarks below also appeared in the Winter 2022 issue of the Hanns Sachs Library Newsletter. Weintrobe, S. (2021). Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis: Neoliberal Exceptionalism and the Culture of Uncare. Bloomsbury Academic, 344 pp. We are extremely fortunate to have British psychoanalyst Sally Weintrobe in our international psychoanalytic community. Over...

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