Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis: Body-Mind Dissociation

2014 – 2015 Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Henry Markman, MD & Julie Ruskin, PhD, Co-Chairs
John DiMartini, PhD, John Jemerin, MD, Israel Katz, MD, Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD, Patricia Marra, MFT, Catherine McKenzie, PhD, Mitchell Wilson, MD, Committee Members

The Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis Program aims to foster meaningful discussion on major current trends in psychoanalysis — in terms of clinical practice, as well as psychoanalytic theory applied to topics such as politics, history, aesthetics, literature and 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.

Title: Body-Mind Dissociation
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Riccardo Lombardi, MD
Discussant: Peter Goldberg, PhD
Moderator: Julie Ruskin, PhD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: $ 55.00  General
$ 45.00  SFCP Members
$ 25.00  Students (with copy of Student ID provided)
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(registration is encouraged but not required)


PRESENTER: Riccardo Lombardi, MD
Training and Supervising Analyst, Italian Psychoanalytic Society.  Dr. Lombardi is the author of several papers on the body-mind relationship, time, psychosis and other severe mental disturbances.  He is also the author of book, Formless Infinity: Clinical Explorations of Matte Blanco and Bion (2014) and co-editor of the book, L'emozione come esperienza infinita [Emotion as infinite experience] (2007), Matte Blanco: Une autre pensée psychoanalytique. L'inconscient (a)logique [Matte Blanco: A different psychoanalytic thinking. The [a]logical unconscious] (2009).  He has a full-time private practice in Rome.

DISCUSSANT: Peter Goldberg, PhD
Member and Faculty, SFCP; Personal and Supervising Analyst, PINC; Co-Chair, Faculty Committee, SFCP.  Dr. Goldberg has written on a range of clinical and theoretical topics, including evolution of clinical theory in psychoanalysis, sensory experience in analysis, the concept of the analytic frame, the theory and treatment of dissociative states, and the impact of social trauma on individual psychology.  He is in private practice in Berkeley.

MODERATOR: Julie Ruskin, PhD

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