preliminary APM Program, 2009-2010

FALL 2009
October 6th, 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

A PORTRAIT AND A DREAM:
THE VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF NON-VISUAL PSYCHIC CONTENT IN DESIGN
presenter: Adele Tutter, M.D.
discussant: Christopher Allegra, M.D.

Educational objectives:
After attending this meeting, the participant will have a greater understanding of
(1) how a work of design can be meaningfully approached as structured and interpretable as a dream and
(2) how latent, non-visual psychic content, such as aspects of object relationships and psychic conflicts, can achieve symbolized visual representation in manifest design.
November 3rd , 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

“Wrecked by Success: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Prespective”
presenter: Kay Long, Ph.D.,
discussant: Roy Schafer, Ph.D.,

Educational objectives:
After attending this meeting, the participant will understand more
1. about the unconscious dynamics underpinning the clinical presentation in those wrecked by success.
2. about a contemporary Kleinian approach to the problem of those wrecked by success, and how this approach differs from a contemporary ego psychological approach and a self-psychological approach.
December 1st, 2009, 8 PM
Scientific Panel Discussion

Rereading Masud Kahn Today: Have His Writings Fallen With Him?

panelists:
Stanley Coen, M.D.,
Lucy Lafarge, M.D.,
Richard Zimmer, M.D.

Educational objectives:
After attending this meeting, the participant will be able to:
1. better gauge therapeutic value of clinical articles despite the author's excessive presence.
2. learn from an author's difficulties as enacted within his writing.

For this meeting, the Audience is asked to read:
Lucy LaFarge, "Book Review Essay: Lives of Khan", IJP, 2008, 89: 1251-126.
Masud Khan, "Role of the 'collated internal object' in perversion-formations", 1969, IJP, 50: 555-565.
Masud Khan, "Alienation in Perversions", 1979, New York: IUP, pp. 120-138.
Masud Khan, "The evil hand", in "Hidden Selves: Between Theory and Practice in Psychoanalysis", 1989, London: Maresfield Library, Hogarth Press, pp. 139-180.

SPRING 2010
January 5th, 2010, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Massive Trauma at the Hand of the "Other" and its political/social consequences
presenter: Vamik Volkan
discussant: Ruth Stein

Educational objectives:
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2)
February 2nd, 2010, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Sigmund Freud: A Philosophical Physician
presenter: Joel Whitebook
discussant: Frederick Neuhouser
Professor of Philosophy at Barnard College

Educational objectives:
1)
2)
March 2nd, 2010, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

MEETING IN CELEBRATION OF THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE PARENT-INFANT PROGRAM OF THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR PSYCHOANALYTIC TRAINING AND RESEARCH

Can Babies Remember Trauma? Pre-symbolic forms of Representation in Infants who have been traumatized
presenter: Susan Coates, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
discussant: Susan Scheftel, Ph.D., Faculty, Columbia Psychoanalytic Center and Parent-Infant Program

Introductions in Honor of the Parent-Infant Program:
Karen Gilmore, M.D., Senior Associate Director of the Psychoanalytic Center and Director of the Child Division
Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, Ph.D., Director, Parent-Infant Program
Talia Hatzor, Ph.D., Director of Training, Parent-Infant Program

April 6th, 2010, 8 PM
The Robert S. Liebert Memorial Lecture

"Thinking Makes it So": Theme and Variations in a
Psychoanalytic Treatment
Vera Camden, Ph.D.
Professor of English, Kent State University

Educational objectives:
1. Participants will become familiar with Bruno Walter’s account of his brief psychotherapy for “hysterical” paralysis by Sigmund Freud in 1902.
2. Participants will be able to formulate ways that Walter’s account can suggestively illuminate the psychoanalytic treatment of a woman who presented “pre-psychotic” and “paralyzed” in her thinking..
May 4th, 2010, 8 PM
Scientific Paper

Neuroplasticity: Some film clips demonstrating it and some thoughts on plasticity and analysis
presenter: Norman Doidge, M.D.,
discussant: Eric R.Marcus, M.D.,

June 1st, 2010, 8 PM
The Fifty-third Annual Sándor Radó Lecture

He Solved the Famous Riddle: Slumdog Millionaire as an Illustration of a Key Narrative in Western Culture and How to Analyze It.
Robert Paul, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science,
Emory University School of Medicine; Dean, Emory College, Emory University

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 11/2/10