2018 - 2019 Scientific Meetings

Michael Levin, PsyD, Chair
Michael Bronzo, MD, Beth Steinberg, PhD and J. Marc Wallis, LCSW, Committee Members

The SFCP Scientific Meetings present new work in, or relevant to, psychoanalytic theory, technique and applied psychoanalysis. SFCP members, visiting psychoanalysts and scholars present recent papers, which are then formally discussed, followed by group discussion with the audience. All SFCP members, candidates, community members and mental health professionals are welcome free of charge. Meetings take place on the second Monday of the month unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 17, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
If on a Winter's Night: The Psychoanalyst is an Inn-Keeper
Presenter: Mitchell Wilson, MD
Discussants: Maureen Katz, MD and Marcus 'Bo' Houston, MD, MPH
Monday, October 22, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
Questioning the Paternal Function in Light of Contemporary Parenthood: The Feminine-Maternal Origin of Ethics
Main Presenter: Viviane Chetrit-Vatine, PhD
Monday, November 12, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Visiting Professor Week
Regression to Malignant Relations
Presenter: Hayuta Gurevich, MA
Discussant: Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD
Monday, December 10, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Haskell Norman Prize for Excellence in Psychoanalysis
Presenter: Salman Akhtar, MD
Monday, January 14, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
On background assumptions in psychoanalysis: The continuing pursuit for common ground
Presenter: Joseph Caston, MD
Discussant: Richard Almond, MD
Monday, February 11, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
A Personal View of the Theoretical Shifts at SFPI/CP: From the 1990s to the Present
Presenter: Jonathan Dunn, PhD
Discussant: Celeste Schneider, PhD
Monday, March 11, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
The Eye Turned Inward: Understanding Psychotic States Underlying Eating Disorders
Main Presenter: Jeanne Magagna, PhD
Monday, April 1, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
The Emanuel Windholz Memorial Lecture
Climate Justice and Psychoanalysis
Presenter: Donna Orange, PhD
Monday, May 13, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
The Milton Lozoff, MD Memorial Lecture
Creating Meaning Within the Rules of the Game:
Psychoanalysis as Playful Rite to Manage Intimacy

Presenter: Stanley Coen, MD
Discussant: J. Marc Wallis, LCSW
Monday, June 10, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Laplanche and Pontalis: Afterwords…After Words…Afterwards
Main Presenters: Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD and Michael Levin, PsyD