NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

It wasn't long ago that psychoanalytic practitioners, when confronted with the evidence produced by a research paradigm resting firmly on the triad of dogmatic positivism, pharmaceutical-company financing, and insurance company interests, had few

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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. CE approved. 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. Annie Sweetnam, Ph.D (510) 531-5212.Anniesweetnam@sbcglobal.net

PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATION MANAGEMENT for patients in psychotherapy. Victor Libbey is a physician assistant (PA-C) with over 10 years experience in psychopharmacology. Expert MD supervision and a convenient Castro area location, sliding scale available! Victor Libbey, PA-C. Victor@psychiatrybayarea.com or (415) 437-1339.

ONGOING PSYCHOANALYTIC CONSULTATION GROUPS utilize case material, readings and group process as vehicles to deepen work with patients while embracing and developing one's own personal and unique clinical style. Berkeley location. Contact Cindy Sachs at (510) 339-3260 for more information about individual groups.

DREAM CONSULTATION SPECIALIST. Meredith Sabini, Ph.D. Bring the initial dream for diagnostic information, one from any stage of treatment, or your own about the work. 30 years' experience, general analytic orientation. Staff Training and CEU programs also available. Psychology License 7397; MCEP #SAB009 (510) 849-8511.

Appointment Book: 

SFCP Salon: Med Mgmt for Psychiatrists & Psychotherapists
Tue, Mar 2 / 6:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / A. Goldyne, M.D., E. Markoczy, Psy.D., M. Hansen, M.D., M. Swoiskin, M.D. / $35

SFCP: Understanding the Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage
Wed, Mar 3 / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Gary Grossman, Ph.D. / free

PINC presents: Continuous Case Conference
Wed, Mar 3 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / PINC library, 2252 Fillmore St. / San Francisco
PINC / (415) 922-4050 / Bob Carrere, Ph.D. and Ralph Kaywin, DMH / $260 / limited to 12 

SFCP: Thinking Together on Behalf of Children and Their Parents
Wed, Mar 3 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Lynn Hazen, M.A., MFA & Debbie Vuong, MFT / free

Thinking Psychoanalytically in the Community
Fri, Mar 5 / 4 PM - 5:30 PM / The Wright Institute / Berkeley
NCSPP / (510) 207-9443 / Francisco Gonzalez, M.D. / free 

Law and Ethics for Clinicians: Burdens, Dilemmas, Possibilities
Sat, Mar 6 / 9 AM - 4 PM / 2232 Carleton Street / Berkeley
The Psychotherapy Institute / (510) 548-2250 x107 / Bram Fridhandler, Ph.D. / $60-$145

SFCP Child Colloquium: Unable to Break Away
Sat, Mar 6 / 10 AM - 12 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Ruth Karush, M.D. / free

SFCP Scientific Meeting with Ruth Karush
Mon, Mar 8 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Ruth Karush, M.D. / free

SFCP Community Members North Bay Clinical Forum
Tue, Mar 9 / 7 PM - 9 PM / 4340 Redwood Highway / San Rafael
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Todd Finnemore, Psy.D. & Richard Shore, M.D. / free

SFCP Community Members East Bay Clinical Forum
Wed, Mar 10 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / TBA / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / John A. Lundin, Psy.D. & Jan Baeuerlen, M.D. / free

PINC: Ethical Principles & Conundrums in Clinical Practice
Sat, Mar 13 / 9 AM - 4 PM / PINC Library, 2252 Fillmore St. / San Francisco, CA
PINC / (415) 922-4050 / Jeffrey Sandler, M.D. / $90-$100. CE Credits

Aging with Our Clients in Psychotherapy
Sat, Mar 13 / 9 AM - 12 PM / 2232 Carleton Street / Berkeley
TPI / (510) 548-2250 x.107 / A. Berman, LCSW, S. Pennington, MSW, S. Henry, LMFT / $30-$90

SFCP Ext. Div. Peninsula Seminar - Why a Theory of Mind? 
Sat, Mar 13 / 9 AM - 12 PM / Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road / Los Altos
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Micahel Smith, Ph.D. / $75

PINC: The Nearness of Attention
Mon, Mar 15 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / CIP; 1330 Lincoln Av / San Rafael, CA
PINC / (415) 922-4050 / Karen Peoples, Ph.D. / $60-$100. CE credits.

SFCP Community Members San Francisco Clinical Forum
Tue, Mar 16 / 7:10 PM - 9:30 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Elizabeth Kita, MSW, LCSW & Maureen Anne Katz, M.D. / free

SFCP Community Members South Bay Clinical Forum
Tue, Mar 16 / 7:15 PM - 9 PM / Psychiatry Building 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Kristen Callahan, MFT & Beth Taylor, M.D. / free

LUTECIUM: Lacanian Case Conference I
Thu, Mar 18 / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market Street / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / Rebecca Bauknight, Ph.D. / $40-$80

LUTECIUM: Psychoanalysis & Poetics
Fri, Mar 19 / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market Street / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / David Marriott, Ph.D. / $40-$80

LUTECIUM: Writing Group "Letters" - Open House
Fri, Mar 19 / 8 PM - 9:30 PM / 870 Market Street / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / "Letters" group members / free

Why is Parent Work Crucial: Pleasures & Pitfalls
Sat, Mar 20 / 9 AM - 12:30 PM / San Francisco, TBA / San Francisco
NCSPP / (415) 457-9949 / Myrna Frankel, LCSW / $50-$110

The Necessity of Astonishment
Sat, Mar 20 / 9 AM - 4 PM / 2232 Carleton Street / Berkeley
The Psychotherapy Institute / (510) 548-2250 x107 / Leslye Russell, M.A., MFT / $60-$140

Literary Analysis & Therapeutic Discourse
Sat, Mar 20 (begins) / 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM / 2040 Gough Street / San Francisco
C. G. Jung Institute / (415) 771-8080 / Ellen Siegelman, Ph.D. / $150

LUTECIUM: Film Event - Jane Campion's "In the Cut"
Sat, Mar 20 / 12 PM - 5 PM / Hobart Building, 582 Market St. / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / J. Bored, R. Bauknight, E. Essman, C. Sailers, J. Siboni / $20-$30

LUTECIUM: Lacanian Case Conference II
Sat, Mar 20 / 6 PM - 8 PM / 870 Market Street / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / Jacques Siboni, M.D. / $40-$80

The Psychoanalytic Road Not Taken
Sun, Mar 21 / 8:30 AM - 1 PM / 3200 California Street, Fisher Family Hall, JCC / San Francisco
ICP-North / (310) 207-8441 / Louis Breger, Ph.D. / $40-$85

LUTECIUM: Psychoanalysis & Topology
Sun, Mar 21 / 12 PM - 5 PM / 870 Market Street / San Francisco
Lutecium Psychoanalytic Group / Jacques Siboni, M.D., & Robert Groome / $60-$100

SFCP Child Colloquium: An Afternoon at the Movies 
Sun, Mar 21 / 1 PM - 4 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Mark Scott, Ph.D. / free

PINC Presents: Sitting on the Couch
Sat, Mar 27 / 9 AM - 3:30 PM / St. Gregory\'s Church, 500 De Haro St. / San Francisco
PINC / (415) 922-4050 / Tenshin Roshi Reb Anderson; Jeffrey Rubin, Ph.D. / $35-$75

The Radical Potential of Psychotherapy
Sat, Mar 27 / 9 AM - 12 PM / Berkeley Repertory Theatre / Berkeley
The Psychotherapy Institute / (510) 548-2250 x107 / Carol Gilligan, Ph.D. / $30-$110

Spring Scientific Meeting: Conceptualizing Conception
Sat, Mar 27 / 10 AM - 1 PM / CPMC, Enright Room, 2333 Buchanan St / San Francisco
NCSPP / (415) 457-9949 / A. Kremen, D. Ehrensaft, T. M. Greenberg, and M. Murphy / free-$30

In Our Own Voices
Sat, Mar 27 / 2 PM - 4 PM / David Brower Center / Berkeley
The Psychotherapy Institute / (510) 548-2250 x107 / Carol Gilligan, Ph.D. / $30-$100

SFCP Grand Rounds: Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte 
Wed, Mar 31 / 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM / Psychiatry Building 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Richard Almond, M.D. / free

SFCP Psychoanalytic Student Seminar
Tue, Apr 1 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson, 4th floor / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Gary Grossman, Ph.D. / free

SFCP: Theather on the Couch - Vigil (Morris Panych)
Fri, Apr 2 / 8 PM ACT, 401 Geary / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 749-2228 / Linda Lagemann, Ph.D. / fee tbd