NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE NEWS

by: RIPPLE PATEL

Jerusalem Researchers Investigate Connections between Psychoanalysis and Soviet Communism: Two Truman Institute research fellows recount their gradual unraveling of a complicated and dramatic family saga that links Russian-German psychoanalyst Dr. Max Eitingon and his wife Mirra with Soviet intelligence activities and political intrigue.

Dr. Claudia Gold, Pediatrician, Grounds Parenting Advice in Winnicottian Theory: Dr. Gold has launched a blog about parenting, and her first entry make heavy use of seminal Winnicottian concepts such as "primary maternal preoccupation" and the new mother's need for holding.

Book Review of Uncovering the Unconscious by Mardi Horowitz, M.D.: Past president of SFCP Dr. Mardi Horowitz impresses this reviewer with his most recent work on the foundations and possible reworkings of one's sense of self.