Book Review of Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Posted in History, Library Corner

Simon & Schuster Shari Thurer, ScD, Psychotherapist Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Review of Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday, Simon & Schuster, 2018, 288 pp. “Tell all the truth,” wrote Emily Dickenson, “but tell it slant.” Author Lisa Halliday took her advice. In her much-praised novel Asymmetry, Halliday...

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The Voice of Experience – Dan Buie – VIDEO

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Dan Buie talks with his friend and colleague Alan Pollack about his life and his work with patients. Dan H. Buie, MD, is a Training and Supervising Analyst Emeritus at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI), an associate professor of psychiatry at Tufts Medical School, and the author of numerous publications on empathy, aggression, suicide, and borderline psychopathology. Alan Pollack, MD, is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst on...

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Screenagers and Library 3.13

Posted in Arts at BPSI, History, Library Corner, Social Awareness

Olga Umansky, librarian of the Hanns Sachs Library at BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Fall-Winter 2018 issue of the BPSI Bulletin, which can be read here. “What is the right age to get a smartphone?” “Can I take her phone away? It is my phone, after all!” “What amount of screen time is OK? How do we know if their brains can handle it?” “How can my child not use a phone in school? The homework assignments are actually on the...

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Meet the Author – Lewis Kirshner – VIDEO

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Lewis Kirshner and Stephen Sternbach met in our library on September 11, 2018 to discuss Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis: A Model for Theory and Practice published by Routledge in 2017.  Press “play” on the image above or click on the video link to watch the interview. In his new book, Lewis Kirshner explains and illustrates the concept of intersubjectivity and its application to psychoanalysis. By drawing on findings from...

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The Voice of Experience – Ana-Maria Rizzuto – VIDEO

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Ana-María Rizzuto, MD, shared insights about her life and work in her recent interview to Axel Hoffer, MD, for “The Voice of Experience” series of webcasts. The conversation was recorded in the library just a few months before Ana-María moved to Argentina. Dr. Rizzuto is an Adjunct Member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and a Training and Supervising Analyst Emerita of the PINE Psychoanalytic Institute. She has...

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