October 17, 2015 @ 12:45 pm – 4:30 pm
141 Herrick Road
Drew Brydon



8:45 am – 12:30 am at

141 Herrick Road

Newton Centre, 02459

Click here to register or call 617.266.0953


The Writing Coordinating Committee

Is Pleased to Sponsor





Holly Blatman, MD; Lisa Citrin, LICSW; Dov Fogel, MD; Rachel McBride, PsyD;Jacquelyn Turpin, MSW, LICSW


Jane Hanenberg, Ed.D.

 For the Ninth Annual Clinical Writing Workshop, the Writing Coordinating Committee has invited candidates Dov Fogel, MD and Jacquelyn Turpin, MSW, LICSW to join with the audience in working directly with their clinical writing.  To begin the morning, Holly Blatman, MD, Lisa Citrin, LICSW, and Rachel McBride, Psy.D. will share their experiences with clinical writing.  Following these presentations, Dov Fogel and Jacquelyn Turpin will read portions of their working draft write-ups for Progression, encouraging the audience to actively join them in clarifying their thoughts about their analytic work and its representation in their case report. The workshop will illustrate how to write in clear and lively ways that deepen the analyst’s experience and understanding, both as reader and writer.  Through the presenters’ case reports, workshop participants will together explore ways to bring the analyst and patient alive in the description, revealing the experience of both.


HOLLY BLATMAN, MD– Candidate, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program, BPSI; Consultant, Groton School, Groton, MA; Private Practice, Cambridge, MA.

LISA CITRIN, LICSWCandidate, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program, BPSI; supervisor and teacher, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Teaching Associate in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Member of Ethics Education Committee and the Training Outreach Committee, BPSI; Private Practice, Cambridge, MA.

DOV FOGEL, MD – Candidate, Adult and Child Psychoanalytic Training Programs, BPSI; Member of Writing Coordinating Committee, Co-chair of Child Track in the Psychotherapy Fellowship at BPSI, Staff Psychiatrist at Human Relations Service, Wellesley, MA; Private Practice, Cambridge, MA.

JANE HANENBERG, EdD.- Faculty, BPSI; Co-Chair, Writing Coordinating Committee, BPSI; Clinical Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School; Private Practice, Watertown, MA

RACHEL McBRIDE, PsyD– Candidate, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program, BPSI; Supervisor and Teacher, Massachusetts Mental Health Center; private practice, Brookline Village, MA.

JACQUELYN TURPIN, MSW, LICSW – Candidate, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program, BPSI; Member of Education and Outreach Committee, BPSI; Adjunct Faculty, Boston University School of Social Work; Private Practice, Brookline, MA.

 Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program participants will be able:

1. To formulate clinical process in an accessible format for clinicians.

2. To translate clinical experience into a clear and accessible written representation.

3. To practice revealing one’s work to an unseen reader.


8:45 am – 10:15 am: Panel Presentation and Discussion about Clinical Writing; 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Panel Presentations of clinical case reports for Progression and Graduation with critique and discussion with full audience workshop registrant participation of presented material

 Relevant Reading References:

1. Bernstein, S. B., (2008). Writing About the Psychoanalytic Process. In: “The Writing Cure: The Effects of Clinical Writing on the Analysis and the Analyst.” Psychoanalytic Inquiry; 28, 433-449.

2. Bernstein, S. B., (2008). Writing, Re-Writing, and Working Through. In: “The Writing Cure: The Effects of Clinical Writing on the Analysis and the Analyst.” Psychoanalytic Inquiry: 28, 450-464.

3. Palmer, J., (2008). Forging An Analytic Identity Through Clinical Writing in “The Writing Cure: The Effects of Clinical Writing on the Analysis and the Analyst.” Psychoanalytic Inquiry: 28, 477-492.

 Developed by the Writing Coordinating Committee:

Jane Hanenberg, EdD; Jan A. Seriff, PsyD, Co-Chairs;

Dov Fogel, MD; Susan Kattlove, MD; Jane Kite, PhD; Karen Melikian, PhD; Janet Noonan, LICSW;

Ellen Pinsky, PsyD; Murray Schwartz, PhD; James Walton, MD; Julie Watts, LICSW; Janet M. Witte, MD, MPH

 This program is appropriate for mental health clinicians at all levels of training in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

 Continuing Education:

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this.   Psychologists: The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.   This program fulfills the requirements for 3.5 hours of CE.

Social Workers:  Please contact the BPSI Administrative Office about continuing education for social workers.





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