Are you listening?

Posted in History, Social Awareness

Stephanie Brody, PsyD, is the editor of the BPSI Bulletin. Her below remarks originally appeared as the introduction to the Spring-Summer 2019 issue of the BPSI Bulletin, which can be read here. In these times of conflict and fear, The Lord of the Rings has become a strangely comforting obsession: The forces of dark evil, the stunning moments that turn the tide, the women who prove their authority, the innocent folk who discover personal power....

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Family Separation at the Border: August 2018

Posted in History, Social Awareness

“If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and the child will be separated from you as required by law. If you don’t like that, then don’t smuggle children over our border.” Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, U.S. Attorney General, May 7, 2018 Below are the remarks from the Fall 2018 BPSI Bulletin with Frances Lang, LICSW, Member of BPSI and Karen Melikian, PhD, Member of BPSI, of their experience interviewing fear-stricken mothers...

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Judy Yanof – The Kravitz Award Series VIDEO

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The Arthur R. Kravitz Award Recipient of 2012, Judy Yanof, MD, is interviewed by Dan Jacobs, MD about her efforts to provide programs for early childhood education workers and her consultative work for disadvantaged children and families. The conversation was recorded in the Boston Psychoanalytic Society Library on March 22, 2019. Judith A. Yanof, MD, is a Training and Supervising Analyst and a Child Supervisor at the Boston Psychoanalytic...

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When A Parent’s Narcissism Is The Root Of A Child’s Shame

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Gil Noam, Ed.D., Dr. Habil is Psychoanalyst Member of BPSI. His remarks originally appeared on Cognoscenti on March 27, 2019 and are reprinted below with permission from WBUR. The full commentary can be read here. Alice Miller, the eminent Swiss psychoanalyst, wrote a bestselling book decades ago, “The Drama of the Gifted Child,” which addressed how parental narcissism holds children back from exploring their own creativity and potential....

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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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Solange Skinner Conference: Race and Emancipation

Posted in Arts at BPSI, History, Social Awareness

Dr. Bernard Edelstein, is a Training/Supervising Ananlyst at BPSI. His remarks below originally appeared in the Spring-Summer 2018 issue of the BPSI Bulletin, which can be read here. In the Spring 2017 issue of the American Psychoanalyst, in an article titled “Race and Racism in Psychoanalytic Thought: The Ghosts in Our Nursery,” Beverly Stoute offers a compelling review of themes of racism in the psychoanalytic literature. Referring in her...

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