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.
To Register: Click here to register for this program →

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