Caste – Book Review

Posted in History, Library Corner, Social Awareness

Marcia Smith-Hutton is BPSI Psychotherapist and Library Committee Member. Her below remarks originally appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Wilkerson, I. (2020). Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. Random House, 496 pp. The tentacles of white supremacy stretch far. The tyranny of caste is that we are judged by attributes that we cannot change (or cannot easily change), such as the...

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Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond

Posted in Library Corner, Recent Work, Social Awareness

Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond (PEAR and Clover Press, 2020) is a new book by BPSI Psychoanalyst and Faculty Member, Gil G. Noam, PhD. The global pandemic has thrown schooling into disarray. Teachers, parents, and children alike face uncertainty, while distance learning strains the human connections that make schooling meaningful. In this book, noted Harvard psychologist and educator Dr. Gil Noam reminds the...

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Born A Crime – Book Review

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Ellen Goldberg, PhD, is a Child Neuropsychologist and a Psychotherapist Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Noah, T. (2016). Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. Spiegel & Grau, 288 pp. In many ways, Trevor Noah is a remarkable comedian. He dances on a tight rope while he explores real life hardships, political...

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The Analyst as Storyteller

Posted in Library Corner, Recent Work

The Analyst as Storyteller / El Analista como Narrador (IPBooks, 2021), is a recently published collection of 30 stories in their original languages, as well as in English and Spanish, edited by a BPSI Member, Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD. Contributors include: Viviane Auzias (France), Fabio Castriota (Italy), Nicolás Correa (Chile), Georges Gachnochi (France), Bertha Gamarra (Columbia), Christopher Gibson (Sweden), Christa Hoffmann...

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Gil Noam Speaks about Hope for Education after COVID – AUDIO

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In a recent episode of Alexandra M. Harrison’s podcast series, BPSI Faculty Member, Gil Noam, discusses his new book, Ten Big Bets: Transforming Education During the Pandemic and Beyond, explaining that there is hope in new flexibility and inspiration for our children’s education after the pandemic. Click on the player below to listen. Gil G. Noam, EdD, Dr. Habil. is a nationally recognized developmental and educational...

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Women Histories in Photos – Julia Deming

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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 Spring 2021 issue of the library newsletter, which can be read here. Julia Deming and John M. Dorsey, circa 1937. Bibring Photograph Collection, BPSI Archives Julia Deming, MD (1892-1968) was one of BPSI’s founding members, appointed a faculty member in 1943, vice president in 1946-1948 and treasurer in...

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