APM Program, 2008-2009

FALL 2008
October 7th, 2008, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Anna Ornstein: Do Words Still Matter? Further Comments on the Interpretive Process
discussant: Lew Aron

Educational objectives:
1) Participants will be able to describe the essential features of a therapeutic dialogue.
2) Participants will enhance their recognition of the patient’s shift from a compulsion to repeat habitual behavior patterns to dreading such repetitions in the course of analysis.
November 3rd , 2008, 8 PM
Scientific Paper • slideshow
NB: this is a Monday meeting rescheduled from Election Day

introduction: Otto Kernberg

Educational objectives:
1) The participants will be educated regarding neurophysiologic imaging of the brains of patients with certain forms of depression.
2) After attending this program, the participant will be familiarized with measurable neurophysiologic changes that can occur in depressed patients who undergo psychoanalysis
December 2nd, 2008, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Marie Rudden: The 'Secret Cocoon': Fantasy and Private Space in Analysands with a Psychotic Parent
discussant: Roy Schafer

Educational objectives:
1) Participants will be able to use concepts about psychic retreats and un-integrated self-states in their practice
2) listen for their patients’ fantasies about threats to their sense of reality.
January 6th, 2009, 8 PM
The Robert S. Liebert Memorial Lecture

lecturer: Richard Rusbridger: The Internal World of Don Giovanni

Educational objectives:
1) Participants will be familiarized with an understanding of the psychopathology of the Don Juan, or Don Giovanni, syndrome.
2) Participants will be familiarized with a view of how this syndrome, and contrasting mental states, can be communicated musically.
February 3rd, 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Milt Viederman: A Model for Interpretive Supportive Dynamic Psychotherapy
discussants: Bob Michels and Ted Shapiro

March 3rd, 2009, 8 PM
Levy-Goldfarb Lecture

Christine Anzieu-Premmereur: The Development of a Sense of Humor in a Three Year-Old Boy During Psychoanalysis

April 7th, 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Paper
May 5th, 2009, 8 PM
The Fifty-second Annual Sándor Radó Lecture

Eric Kandel

June 2nd, 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Panel

Ann Appelbaum  and others TBA, Panel on “Shame”

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American Psychoanalytic Association and the APM. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Disclosure information is on record indicating that participating presenters, discussants and panelists have no significant financial relationships to disclose. 

 last updated 3/24/09