NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

I begin by saying goodbye, and thank you, to Cleopatra Victoria. This newsletter was her brainchild.

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LEFT BEHIND? - GET ONLINE! Create Your Presence on the Web. Need a good website but dont know where to start? What about Twitter. Wiki. Blog. Facebook. Social Network. Demystify web terms and processes in a supportive environment and create your own position on the Internet. The key to a comfortable and effective web presence comes with understanding the choices and creating a fit thats right for you. If you are new to it, or if its just been awhile, Im here to help. Websites. Computer and Internet Basics and Beyond. Customized Individual Tutoring.sherri.ortegren@yahoo.com, 415-250-1034, www.sherriortegren.com.

CASE CONSULTATION AND STUDY with Eileen Keller, psychologist/psychoanalyst. Case presentation in a safe and creative environment improves our work with patients. In this group, we alternate doses of theory with case presentation as we work together to build our understanding of deep clinical work. We are currently reading Winnicotts Playing and Reality, alternating with case presentation. Thursdays, 12:30-1:45pm. $50 per session, twelve week commitment. Three spaces open. Oakland. Contact Eileen Keller at kellerphd@gmail.com or 510-654-2420. See also www.kellerphd.com.

PSYCHOANALYTIC ORIENTED CONSULTATION GROUP forming, Mondays 1:45-3:00, Palo Alto. Reading plus case material. For information contact: Carol Harrus, M.D., 650-328-8935 or Diane Strongwater, MFT, 408-737-1337.

PSYCHOANALYTIC CASE CONSULTATION GROUP. Ongoing consultation group with openings starting March 5th. The focus will be on working from multiple perspectives. Even though we may be familiar with a variety of theories, it is often difficult to work from a number of perspectives in any one case or session. We will be addressing the complexity of working from a multi-model approach drawing on Freud, Klein, Bion, Middle School and Intersubjective approaches. Friday afternoons. Oakland. 16 week commitment. $800. Annie Sweetnam, Ph.D (510) 531-5212. Anniesweetnam@sbcglobal.net

PSYCHOANALYTIC WRITING GROUP. Ongoing group with openings. A supportive group for those already writing or for those wanting to start. Focus will be on helping each member to develop their unique style and form of analytic writing. Saturday mornings once/ month. Oakland. 8 meeting commitment. $600. CE pending. Annie Sweetnam, Ph.D (510) 531-5212. Anniesweetnam@sbcglobal.net

ON-GOING WEEKLY PSYCHOANALYTIC STUDY GROUP. Through reading and case presentations, we will address working with patients experiencing primitive anxieties, focusing on effectively using our own reverie and countertransference to discover the moments of alive contact in our work. Meets Thursdays 10:15-11:45AM. $45/meeting. Contact Dori Dubin, PsyD at (510) 547-2522 or ddubinpsyd@comcast.net.

TAKING OUR CLIENTS DEEPER. A five-week training group in Berkeley. Wednesdays beginning 1/27, 9-10:30am. $295 ($275 with registration by 1/15). For complete description and information visit the training page atmegpatterson.com website.

PSYCHOANALYTIC CASE CONFERENCE: Thurs. Jan 7 - May 27, 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM, PINC Library, San Francisco, $55. Oakland Saturday Seminars: Contemporary Bionians. 9.30 - 1 p.m. Jan. 30; March 13, April 24, May 22, $85. CEUs. (510) 763-4531. Dr. Dawn Farber Psy.D. MFT. 

Appointment Book: 

Lutecium: Clinical Case Conference I
Wed, Jan 6 (begins) / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market St. / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / Marian Joycechild, Ph.D. / $400

SFCP Candidate Hosted Gatherings in SF
Wed, Jan 6 / 7 PM - 9 PM / TBA / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / / free

SFCP Salon: "Why Isn't My Website Filling My Practice?" 
Wed, Jan 6 / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Jason Seidler, Robert Friend, M.D., Marc Wallis, LCSW / $35

SFCP: Child Development Program
Thu, Jan 7 / 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM / Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St. / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / E. Loewenstein, L. Banta, A. Martin, L. Mickelson, D. Bonomi / $35-$45

Neuerotics of Psychoanalytic Theory & Case Formulation
Thu, Jan 7 (begins) / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market St. / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / Rebecca Bauknight, Ph.D. / $400

Lutecium: Writing Group Letters
Fri, Jan 8 (begins) / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market St. / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / group members / $80

Lutecium: Seminar - Freud/Lacan V
Sat, Jan 9 (begins) / 11 AM - 1 PM / 870 Market St. / San Francisco
Lutecium / J. Wolff-Bernstein, M. Ewert, M. Joycechild, J. Gasperoni / $400

Free Study Group: Emotional Foxholes / Beyond the Borderline
Sat, Jan 9 (begins) / 7 PM - 9 PM / 1330 Lincoln Ave, Suite 201 / San Rafael
CIP / (415) 459-5999 x 101 / Robert Waska, MFT, Ph.D., FIPA / free

PINC Presents: Training Program Open House
Mon, Jan 11 / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / PINC Library 2252 Fillmore Street / San Francisco
PINC / 415 922-4050 / Faculty and Candidates / free; please RSVP

SFCP Candidate Hosted Gatherings in Berkeley
Tue, Jan 12 / 7 PM - 9 PM / TBA / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / free

SFCP Clinical Forum
Tue, Jan 12 / 7 PM - 9 PM / 4340 Redwood Highway / San Rafael
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Todd Finnemore, Psy.D., Marshall Bush, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Psychoa Students Seminar: Drugs on the Couch
Tue, Jan 12 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Marc Wallis, LCSW / free

SFCP Clinical Forum
Wed, Jan 13 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / Herrick Hospital, Conf. Rm CC, 2001 Dwight Way / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Orit Weksler, MFT, Eileen Keller, Ph.D. / free

Clinical Conversations: Countertransference in a New Key
Fri, Jan 15 (begins) / 10 AM - 12 PM / CIP, 1330 Lincoln Ave., Ste 201 / San Rafael
CIP / (415) 459=5999 x 101 / Laura Schwartz, LCSW / free-$20

Seminar Series: Inside a Child's Mind/Inside a Mother's Mind
Sat, Jan 16 / 9 AM - 4 PM / The Creekside Room, Dominican University / San Rafael
CIP / (415) 459-5999 x101 / Barbara Waterman, Ph.D. / $100-$140

SFCP Clinical Forum
Tue, Jan 19 / 7:15 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Debora Fletcher, Ph.D., Jeffrey Sandler, M.D. / free

SFCP Clinical Forum
Tue, Jan 19 / 7:15 PM - 9 PM / Psychiatry Building 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Ellen Russin, LCSW, Lee Grossman, M.D. / free

SFCP Candidate Hosted Gatherings in Marin
Fri, Jan 22 / 6 PM - 8 PM / TBA / TBA
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / free

SFCP: Theatre on the couch--Phdre (Jean Racine)
Fri, Jan 22 / 8 PM / ACT, 401 Geary / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Jed Sekoff, Ph.D. & Linda Lagemann, Ph.D.

When Boys Will Be Girls and Girls Will Be Boys
Sat, Jan 23 / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM / East Bay, TBA / 
NCSPP / (415) 457-9949 / Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D. / $50-$110 

SFCP Grand Rounds: Dreaming and Reality 
Wed, Jan 27 / 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM / Psychiatry Building 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Charles P. Fisher, M.D. & Beth Kalish-Weiss, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Candidate Hosted Gatherings in South Bay
Fri, Jan 29 / 6 PM - 8 PM / TBA / TBA
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / free

Control-Mastery Couple Therapy
Sat, Jan 30 / 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM / JCC, 3200 California Street / San Francisco
SFPRG / (415) 561-6771 / Dennis J. Zeitlin, M.D. / $55-$65

SFCP Ext. Div. Peninsula Saturday Seminar
Sat, Jan 30 / 9 AM - 12 PM / Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road / Los Altos
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Beth Steinberg, Ph.D. / $75