2019 - 2020 Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Henry Markman, MD and Julie Ruskin, PhD, Co-Chairs

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The Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis Program aims to foster meaningful discussion on major current trends in psychoanalysis — involving clinical practice, as well as psychoanalytic theory applied to topics such as politics, history, aesthetics, literature, film, gender, and development. Leading contributors present original work that is discussed by experts in that particular area. This program is intended for clinicians and others interested in psychoanalytic thinking.

Program Title: DOES THE BODY HAVE A MIND? FROM FREUD TO BION
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Robert Oelsner, MD
Discussant: Holly Gordon, DMH
Moderator: Julie Ruskin, PhD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: $ 65.00  General Admission
$ 60.00  SFCP Analyst Members, PPM and Community Members
Free      SFCP Candidates

Note: There are limited spaces for Pre-licensed Clinicians and students. Please email [email protected] for registrations.
 
CME/CE: 3 CME/CE Credits available for an additional $ 30.00 (SFCP Members) or $ 36.00 (non-SFCP Members)  
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PRESENTER: ROBERT OELSNER, MD
Training & Supervising Analyst, Northwestern Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Training Supervisor, PINC; guest faculty, Child Analytic Training Program, SFCP. He received analytic training from the University Institute of the Buenos Aires Psychoanalytic Society, and post-graduate training with Betty Joseph, Donald Meltzer, and others in London Dr. Oelsner is the author of over 200 papers and book chapters; and editor and co-author of Transference and Countertransference Today (2013). He teaches regularly on the works of Bion and Meltzer in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Dr. Oelsner is in private practice in Seattle.

DISCUSSANT: HOLLY GORDON, DMH
Member & Faculty, SFCP; San Francisco; Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF. Dr. Gordon received the American Psychoanalytic Association Edith Sabshin Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Gordon is in private practice in San Francisco.

MODERATOR: Julie Ruskin, PhD

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • describe which aspects of the analytic process influence the engagement with the patient's psychosomatic illness.
  • describe Bion's unconscious language of the body and how this is reflected in the transference.

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PHYSICIANS: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 credits as listed for each individual program, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

LCSWs/MFTs: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is an entity recognized by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide Continuing Education Credits pursuant to Section 1887.4.3.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: Psychologists attending SFCP events approved for CME credits may report AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™ toward their CE requirements. Psychologists self-certify the number of hours they have completed on their renewal form (whether online or paper). The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

REGISTERED NURSES: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 02677) on an hour for hour basis.

Commercial Support: None

Faculty Disclosure: All following moderators and planning committee members have disclosed NO financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with commercial companies who have provided products or services, relating presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.