NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

The new year has ushered in some staffing changes here at Impulse. Bruce Weitzman, our longtime Managing Editor, commenced analytic training this past fall. Given the all-consuming nature of training, Bruce stepped down from his post.

I'd just taken my meds (dark chocolate covered espresso beans, if you must know) and like many addicts, was wondering where to replenish my stash.

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A Day with Gangaji and Dianne Elise


Submitted by Peter Carnochan, Ph.D.

Saturday, March 5th, 2011, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Happy Birthday, APsaA! The American Psychoanalytic Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Classifieds: 

CIP STUDY GROUPS & CLASSES: Love in the Therapy Relationship with Bryan Wittine, Ph.D., LMFT; Betsy Cohen, Ph.D., LCSW; Jane Jordan, Psy.D.; Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D. Saturdays: February 12, March 12, and April 9, 2011, 9 am - 1 pm at CIP, 1330 Lincoln, San Rafael, Suite 201. 4 CEUs per session approved for MFTs & LCSWs, and 4 CEUs approved per session by the MCEPAA for Psychologists. Cost: $70 per session up to 2 weeks prior to each session or $90 late registration. This course may be attended on a per session basis. Please visit us at www.cipmarin.org or call 415-459-5999 x101 with questions.

CIP STUDY GROUPS & CLASSES: Treatment of the Traumatized Child with Julie Robbins, LCSW. Friday, March 18, 2011, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at Town Center, Corte Madera, Community Room. 5 CEUs approved for MFTs & LCSWs, and 5 CEUs approved by the MCEPAA for Psychologists. Cost: $85 or $105 after March 4, 2011. Please visit us at www.cipmarin.org or call (415) 459-5999 x101.

PSYCHOANALYTIC OBJECT RELATIONS CONSULTATION GROUP: Meets Monday from 1:45 - 3 pm in Palo Alto. Are you curious about how to work analytically? Whether you meet with patients once a week or multiple times a week, face to face or on the couch, you can think analytically by understanding the concepts of transference/countertransference, the unconscious and the frame. Clinical material from the group is highlighted by relevant papers. Co-lead by: Diane Strongwater, MFT (408) 737-1337 or Carol Harrus, M.D. (650) 328-8935.

NARRATIONS AND TRANSLATIONS: A Psychoanalytic Consultation Group. The characters, real or imagined, that populate a patient's life come alive in our consulting rooms. The stories they tell -- of past and present, fear, fantasy, and desire -- play out in transference, counter-transference, displacements, dreams, and enactments. This ongoing group will focus on listening at multiple levels to how patients tell us their stories; understanding how, when, and why we say what we say to patients; and interpreting the impact of these interventions. We'll discuss cases that members bring to the group, occasionally adding relevant readings from various theoretical perspectives. This group is specifically designed to develop and expand ways of thinking and working psychoanalytically, and to support and encourage each participant's unique voice. Palo Alto, Tuesdays, 11:00-12:15, beginning April 5, 2011. Cia Foreman, Ph.D., Member and Faculty SFCP. (650) 322-3204.

ACCESS INSTITUTE PRESENTS A CONTINUING EDUCATION SERIES: Psychoanalysis in Evolution: Concepts and Applications for the 21st Century. I. Frame - (Reframe) Reconfiguring the Psychoanalytic Surround for an Expanded Scope of Practice - Bart Magee, Ph.D., Tamara McClintock Greenberg, Psy.D., Dai To, Ph.D. Providing psychoanalytic treatment outside the traditional private practice setting requires a fresh look at theoretical conceptualizations and applications of the psychoanalytic frame. The panel participants discuss creative and controversial approaches to frame considerations that challenge traditional notions of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The panelists will discuss how these approaches facilitate the analytic treatment of marginalized populations in diverse contexts. Examples will be drawn from treatments provided in a hospital, a prison and an adult day treatment center. Saturday February 26th, 2011. 10 am to 1 pm. Access Institute, 110 Gough Street, San Francisco. General Admission $30, Access Institute Faculty, Staff, Interns and Alumni $15, Students Free ($10 additional fee for CE processing). 3 CE Credits. Detailed information to follow on future offerings in this series. Please call: 415-861-5449 to register.

Appointment Book: 

SFCP Clinical Social Work with Children 
Tue, Feb 1 / 6:15 PM - 9 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Audrey Dunn, LCSW and Margaret Boucher, MA / free

SFCP East Bay Psychotherapy Forum
Wed, Feb 2 / 7 PM - 9 PM / Summit Medical Center, 350 Hawthrone Ave., Elm Rm / Oakland
SFCP / Stephanie Morgan, Barbara McSwain, & Sandra Bemesderfer / free

SFCP San Francisco Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Wed, Feb 2 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Karim Dajani, Psy.D., MFT / free

SFCP East Bay Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Thu, Feb 3 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 6239 College Ave., Ste. 304 / Oakland
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Susan Kolodny, DMH / free

The Red Book Dialogues: Thomas Singer, M.D. and Susan Griffin
Fri, Feb 4 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way / Berkeley
C. G. Jung Institute / (415) 771-8055 x209 / Thomas Singer, M.D. and Susan Griffin / $10 - $25

SFCP CDP program: Adding Emotional Muscle to Your Toolbox 
Sat, Feb 5 / 9 AM - 1 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Kerry Kelly Novick and Dr. Jack Novick / $70 - $60 - $40

SFCP North Bay Psychotherapy Forum
Tue, Feb 8 / 7 PM - 9 PM / 4340 Redwood Highway / San Rafael
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Jacqueline DeLon, MFT and Mary Margaret McClure, DMH / free

SFCP Peninsula Saturday Seminar
Sat, Feb 12 / 9 AM - 12 PM / Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road / Los Altos
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Gary Grossman, Ph.D. / $75

SFCP Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Sat, Feb 12 / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Ricardo Bernardi and Henry Markman, M.D. / $35 - $45

SFCP Poetry and Psychoanalysis with Poet Brian Teare
Sun, Feb 13 / 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Brian Teare and Forrest Hamer, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Scientific Meeting with Ricardo Bernardi
Mon, Feb 14 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Ricardo Bernardi / free

SFCP San Francisco Psychotherapy Forum
Tue, Feb 15 / 7:15 PM - 9 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / J. Marc Wallis, LCSW and James Dimon, M.D. / free

SFCP South Bay Psychotherapy Forum
Tue, Feb 15 / 7:15 PM - 9 PM / Stanford Medical Center, 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / TBA / free

NCSPP Movie Night: Lars and the Real Girl
Fri, Feb 18 / 6 PM - 9 PM / Variety Preview Room, 582 Market Street / San Francisco
NCSPP / (415) 595-4715 / Neil Talkoff, Ph.D. / $10

SFCP Grand Rounds: Procrastination: Powerful Helplessness
Wed, Feb 23 / 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM / Stanford Medical Center, 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Cia Foreman, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Child Colloquium: Film, Fantasy and Freud
Fri, Feb 25 / 7:15 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Mark Scott, Ph.D. / cost TBA

NCSPP Effective Interpretation in the Presence of Primitive Anxieties
Mon, Feb 28 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / St. Clements Church, 2837 Claremont Blvd / Berkeley
NCSPP / (415) 457-9949 / Dori Dubin, Psy.D. / $130 - $255

PINC Outreach: Clinical Issues in Child Treatment
Wed, Mar 2 / 7 PM - 9 PM / The Wright Institute, 2728 Durant Avenue / Berkeley
PINC / (415) 922-4050 / Reyna Cowan, LCSW / free

SFCP San Francisco Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Wed, Mar 2 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / SFCP, 2340 Jackson St., 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Gary Grossman, Ph.D. / free