NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

I'm still very stimulated here in the aftermath of an engaging analytic event. Dr. Lew Aron was here this weekend as our guest presenter for the NCSPP Annual Lecture.

As T.S. Eliot penned, April is the cruelest month.

PINC PRESENTS: PURSUING HAPPINESS: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF HUMAN GOODNESS

Classifieds: 

INKBLOTS AND PLAY THERAPY: SFIPS presents Inkblots and Play Therapy: Windows to Ego Functioning in Children. Diane Santas, Ph.D. and Sharon Witkin, Ph.D. How to evaluate a child's ego functioning using assessment techniques including the Rorschach. For clinicians doing psychological testing or referring for questions about diagnosis/treatment planning. $50; $25 (SFIPS members, graduate students). April 27, 1-4 pm. 3 CEs pending. Contact frozy@comcast.net or (415) 679-0997.

CASE CONSULTATION GROUP for psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists. Mondays 12:50 - 2:15 pm beginning April 1, 2008. Contact Beth Steinberg, Ph.D. at (415) 441-5302 or besteinberg@comcast.net.

CASE CONSULTATION GROUP with Michael Guy Thompson, Ph.D. For psychotherapists interested in analytic approaches to working with psychotic process. Tuesdays 7:20 - 8:20 pm. Contact Matthew Morrissey at (415) 722-6317 ormattmorr21@yahoo.com.

SPRING FLING: The Psychotherapy Institute's Spring Fling for Mental Health, Saturday, April 12, 2008, 5:00 - 10:00 pm, Building One's Lobby, Treasure Island, San Francisco. Join us for an evening of dining, grooving to the always energetic dance band: All Star Jukebox, and indulging one's impulses in support of our vital low-fee mental health services to residents of the East Bay. For ticket information please seewww.tpi-berkeley.org

PSYCHOANALYTIC GROUP THERAPY: Ongoing, for men and women, focusing on relationships, traumas, depression, anxieties, isolation. Tuesday evenings, 7:00 - 8:30pm. Sliding scale fee. Group therapist: Sue Saperstein, Psy.D., (415) 641-4146.

Appointment Book: 

Friends of SFCP East Bay Clinical Forum (Case Presentation and Discussion)
Wed, Apr 2 / 7 PM - 9 PM / Herrick Hospital, 2001 Dwight Way, Conf Rm CC / Berkeley
Friends of SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Alberto Varona, M.A. (presenter);
Abby Wolfson, Ph.D. (discussant); / free

SFCP Dialogues: Jazz & the Improvisatory Dimension of the Analytic Encounter
Sat, Apr 5 / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Steven Knoblauch, Ph.D. / $35 - $45

ICP North Annual Conference: "A Therapist's Vulnerability"
Sat, Apr 5 / 9 AM - 1 PM / UCSF Laurel Heights Conference Center / San Francisco
ICP-North / bwootten@ucsc.edu / Donna Orange, Ph.D., Psy. D.; Lynne Jacobs, Ph.D., Psy.D.

SFCP Poetry and Psychoanalysis with devorah major
Sun, Apr 6 / 4 - 5:30 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / devorah major / free

SFCP SF Student Outreach: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Gay Men
Wed, Apr 9 (begins) / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster / SF
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Gary Grossman, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Pen. Students Outreach: Working with Emotions in Treatment
Wed, Apr 9 (begins) / 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM / Psychiatry Bld., 401 Quarry Road, Rm 1206 / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Paul Ransohoff, D.M.H. / free

Movie Night: A Screening of Almodóvar's All About My Mother
Fri, Apr 11 / 7 - 10 PM / 582 Market Street, at 2nd St. / San Francisco
NCSPP / $10 (advance) - $12 

SFCP Extension Division: Bollywood Meets Psychoanalysis
Sat, Apr 12 / 9 AM - 3 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Anupama Prabhala Kapse, M.Phil., Ph.D. and Jed Sekoff, Ph.D. / $45

Workshop: The Leaky Boundaries of Man-Made States:
Culture Tumbling in the Consulting Room 

Sat, Apr 12 / 9 AM - 1 PM / PINC Library, 2252 Fillmore Street, 2nd Floor / San Francisco
NCSPP / (415) 457-9949 / Francisco Gonzalez, M.D. (Clinical presentation by Esther Rappoport, M.A.) / $55-$160

Psychotherapy Institute Spring Fling
Sat, Apr 12 / 5 PM - 10 PM / Building One Lobby / Treasure Island
Community Institute for Psychotherapy / All Star Jukebox / $100

SFCP Scientific Meeting with Judith Butler
Mon, Apr 14 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster St. / SF
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Judith Butler, Ph.D. / free

SFCP San Francisco Friends Clinical Forum
Tue, Apr 15 / 7 PM - 9:30 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster St. / San Francisco
Friends of SFCP/ (415) 563-5815 / Arlene Bermann, L.C.S.W.; Barbara McSwain, M.S.W. / free

SFCP South Bay Friends Clinical Forum
Tue, Apr 15 / 7 PM - 9 PM / Psychiatry Building at 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
Friends of SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Tina St. Lorant, M.F.T. , and Cheryl Goodrich, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Seminars for Scholars: On Bion, Theory of Groups, and Lord of the Flies
Thu, Apr 17 / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 306 Wheeler Hall (closest entrance is Sather Gate) / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Henry Markman, M.D. / free

SFCP Ext. Div. Sat. Seminar: Masochism: The Paradox of Invisible Shackles
Sat, Apr 19 / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM / JFKU, 2956 San Pablo Avenue, 2nd Floor / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Louis Roussel, Ph.D. / $75

SFCP Conversations on Adolescents: Proliferation of Bipolar Diagnosis 
Sat, Apr 19 / 9:45 AM - 1 PM / Flamingo Conf. Resort and Spa, 2777 Fourth St. / Santa Rosa
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Terrence Owens, Ph.D. / free

Involving Parents in the Treatment of Children
Sun, Apr 20 / 9 AM - 12 PM / Center for Healthy Development / Santa Clara
NCSPP / (408) 247-9399 / Cheryl Goodrich, Ph.D. 

SFCP Public Lecture Series: Ethics and Psychoanalysis
Wed, Apr 23 / 7:30 PM - 9 PM / 2340 Jackson St., 4th Fl., enter on Webster St. / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Michael Donner, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Ext. Div. Pen. Sat. Sem: Early Childhood Experiences with Bodily Trauma
Sat, Apr 26 / 9 AM - 1 PM / Christ Episcop. Church, Fireside Rm, 1040 Border Rd / Los Altos
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Mali Mann, M.D. / $100

SFCP East Bay Student Outreach: On Beginning a Private Practice
Sat, Apr 26 / 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM / Herrick Hospital, 2001 Dwight Way / Berkeley
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Alice Feller, M.D. and Terese Schulman, Ph.D. / free

SFCP Child Development Program, Biannual Lecture on Autism
Sat, Apr 26 / 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM / UCSF Laurel Heights, 3333 California St. / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Laurent Danon-Boileau, Ph.D., Barbara Kalmanson, Ph.D.,
Janet Green Babb, P.T., et al. / $55 - $145

Ink Blots and Play Therapy
Sat, Apr 27 / 1 PM - 4 PM / / 
SFIPS / (415) 679-0997 / Diane Santas, Ph.D.; Sharon Witkin, Ph.D. / $25 - $50

Open House: Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Sun, Apr 27 / 2:30 PM - 4 PM / 3022 Steiner Street / San Francisco
ICP-North / (415) 931-5730 / Carol Mayhew, Ph.D., Past President, ICPLA / free

SFCP Stanford Grand Rounds: Timelessness, Time and Transference
Wed, Apr 30 / 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM / Psychiatry Building at 401 Quarry Road / Stanford
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Jeanne Haresemovitch, L.C.S.W. / free

SFCP Theater on the Couch: Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard
Fri, May 2 / 8 PM / A.C.T. Theater, Geary Street / San Francisco
SFCP / (415) 563-5815 / Linda Lagemann, Ph.D.; Mary Margaret McClure, D.M.H. / $19 - $59

NCSPP Peninsula/South Bay Salon: Creative Couples
Fri, May 2 / 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM / contact Alan Javurek for location / Willow Glen
NCSPP / (408) 354-4068 / Shelley Nathans, Ph.D. / $25