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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A Fresh Look at Psychoanalytic Technique

Posted in Library Corner, Recent Work

A Fresh Look at Psychoanalytic Technique (forthcoming from Routledge on Aug 24, 2021) is a new collection of select papers on psychoanalysis by a BPSI Member, Fred Busch, PhD. Covering key topics such as what is unique about psychoanalysis, interpretation, psychic truth, the role of memory and the importance of the analyst’s reveries, this book brings together the author’s most important work on this subject for the first time....

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Sieg Maandag: Life and Art in the Aftermath of Bergen-Belsen

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Sieg Maandag: Leven en Kunst na Bergen-Belsen / Life and Art in the Aftermath of Bergen-Belsen (Lecturis, 2020) is a new book, co-authored by BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, Dawn Skorczewski, PhD. Sieg Maandag (1937-2013) was seven years old when he was released from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. His father was killed there, his mother survived camp Beendorf and was reunited with him. A photo of Sieg walking along a row of bodies in...

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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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