Salon | Social Event
Fri, May 6, 2016
7:00 - 8:45 pm
Private Home
Kaisa Puhakka, Ph.D.
Participant Limit: 

$15 General Public | NCSPP Members

Tuition listed above is for early registration, $2 discount off full fee. For registrations received after the deadline, full tuition will be applied to all registrations

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A Conversation with Kaisa Puhakka, Ph.D.

Course Overview: 

NCSPP’s Pre-licensed Clinicians Committee invites you to the 18th in a series of conversations with senior clinicians in the field of psychoanalytic psychology. Join your colleagues for a stimulating evening of food, wine, and conversation with Kaisa Puhakka, Ph.D., who will discuss her experience working in the divergent worlds of transpersonal and psychoanalytic psychology and the complex interface of Buddhism and psychoanalysis.

Course Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe primary themes of transpersonal psychology.
  2. Describe basic relationship between transpersonal and psychoanalytic psychology.
  3. Describe the history of transpersonal psychology in California.  
Target Audience & Level: 

All mental health professionals, including MFT, LCSW, PhD, PsyD, psychiatric nurses, and graduate level students in psychology. This is an introductory to intermediate level course.

Cancellation & Refund Policies: 

No refunds will be allowed for this event.

Contact Information: 

For program related questions contact Evan Sola at or 843-437-4902.

For questions related to enrollment, locations, CE credit, special needs, course availability and other administrative issues contact Michele McGuinness by email or 415-496-9949.

Pre-licensed Clinician Members Committee

The Pre-licensed Clinician Members Committee focuses on outreach to Bay Area psychology students and brings NCSPP-affiliated psychologists to local graduate schools. The committee focuses on supporting professional development, as well as fostering community-building and networking among the next generation of psychoanalytic psychotherapists.

Isheh Beck, MA, Chair
Rebecca Weinstein, MA, Chair
Danni Biondini, MA
Meghan McIsaac, Psy.D.
Emily Semow, MA
Tanisha Stewart, MA