REFLECTIVE SPACES | MATERIALS PLACES
Gentrification and Losing Home: The story of the Tenderloin Clinic
Linda Zaretsky, clinical director, will present varied dimensions of the losses experienced when the Tenderloin Clinic lost its material home and was forced to relocate outside the community it serves. She will offer narratives from the clinic’s history, clinical vignettes, and mental health workers’ experience in the service of generating new ideas about mourning and melancholia, and its potential for resilience.
- Increase their knowledge of how psychoanalytic thinking can inform community mental health work
- Increase their knowledge of how community mental health can inform psychoanalytic thinking.
- Increase their understanding of how various public and governmental help systems impact clients in the public health system.
- Integrate systems thinking and psychoanalytic thinking.
- Identify support for early-career community mental health practitioners.
- Demonstrate how to increase space for reflective thinking in community mental health clinics
- Apply a socio-cultural-political lens to work with clients.
The Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California (PINC), an International Psychoanalytic Association Society, was established in 1989 as a center for comparative psychoanalytic inquiry, research and training. PINC provides professionals from all mental health disciplines the opportunity to study the full scope of psychoanalytic theory and practice. For information regarding training or referral for analysis, call (415) 288-4050 or visit www.pincsf.org.
Access Institute for Psychological Services has helped thousands of adults, children, couples and families, for the past 10 years. Access provides therapy, medication consultation and psychological testing services at its Hayes Valley clinic, San Francisco public schools and at an adult day health center in Hunters Point. Through its psychoanalytically oriented training program, Access is also building a community of clinicians who are committed to community service.
This course is designed for a wide-array of audiences: from early career community mental health clinicians to experienced analysts who have an interest in socio-cultural-political issues.