2018 - 2019 Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Henry Markman, MD and Julie Ruskin, PhD, Co-Chairs
John DiMartini, PhD, Laurie Goldsmith, PhD, Israel Katz, MD, Patricia Marra, MFT, Catherine McKenzie, PhD and Lisa Roth, PsyD, Committee Members

Medina, Fez Morocco (2014) by Lee Grossman
Medina, Fez Morocco (2014) by Lee Grossman (www.leegrossman.net)

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.

Program Title: What Helps Couples: A Discussion of Clinical Approaches in Couple Therapy
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenters: Leora Benioff, PhD and Daphne de Marneffe, PhD
Moderator: Henry Markman, MD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: $ 65.00  General Admissions
$ 60.00  SFCP Analyst Members / Community Members
$ 40.00  SFCP Candidates
$ 25.00  Graduate Students
CME/CE: 3 CME/CE Credits available for an additional:
$ 36.00  non-SFCP Members
$ 30.00  SFCP Members
To Register: Pre-registration has ended. Please register at the door.

PRESENTER: LEORA BENIOFF, PhD
Member, Faculty, SFCP; Founding Member, Faculty, Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy Group; North American representative, IPA committee on Couple and Family Psychoanalysis.  Dr. Benioff teaches and supervises at numerous Bay Area training institutions and has presented at the IPA Couple and Family Conference.  She has published “A Response to Molly Ludlam’s ‘Lost—and—Found in Translation’" (fort da, 2016) and “Discussion of ‘How Was It for You? Attachment, Sexuality, and Mirroring in Couple Relationships’” in Couples on the Couch (2017, Nathans & Schaefer,  Eds.).  Dr. Benioff is in private practice in Berkeley and San Francisco.

PRESENTER:  DAPHNE DE MARNEFFE, PhD
Psychologist, and author. Dr. de Marneffe has published papers on gender identity development, maternal subjectivity, and psychoanalytic history, and she teaches and lectures on couple therapy, adult development, and parenthood. She is the author of two books: The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together, and Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life; a contributing writer, Parents Magazine; and has been featured in the New York TimesO Magazine, NPR, Greater Good, Psychotherapy Networker, and Talks at Google.  Dr. de Marneffe is in private practice in Corte Madera.

MODERATOR: Henry Markman, MD

 

Educational Objectives:
Participants will be able to
  • identify challenges that the couple therapist face sin achieving a “couple state of mind”.
  • describe the impact of developmental trauma on couples from attachment, mentalization and Winnicottian perspectives.
  • describe the importance of holding a “couple state of mind” in work with couples as well as couple functioning.
  • differentiate between defensive and developmental fit in couples.
  • There will be a full refund if one requests to drop the program on or before January 1, 2019.
  • There will be a 10% cancellation fee if one requests to drop the program after January 2, 2019.

California Medical Association LogoThe San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

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 recongized 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.

SFCP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SFCP maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Commercial Support: None

Faculty Disclosure: The 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: Henry Markman, MD, Julie Ruskin, PhD, John DiMartini, PhD, Laurie Goldsmith, PhD, Israel Katz, MD, Patricia Marra, MFT, Catherine McKenzie, PhD, Lisa Roth, PsyD and Daphne de Marneffe, PhD.. All conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.