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: Aspiration for Peace or an Untiring Nostalgia for Intimacy... 'Why War?' Revisited
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 09:30am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Viviane Chetrit-Vatine, PhD
Discussant: Mitchell Wilson, MD
Moderator: Israel Katz, 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
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Faculty, Training Analyst, Israel Institute of Psychoanalysis; past President, Israeli Psychoanalytic Society; Faculty, Tel Aviv University; Member, International reading committee, Revue française de psychanalyse;  Member, International scientific committee, Monographies de Psychanalyse. Dr. Chetrit-Vatine has published several articles in Israeli journals Sihot and Maarag, in French journals Revue française de psychanalyse and Le coq heron, and in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. She is also the author of the book, The Ethical Seduction of the Analytic Situation: The Feminine-Maternal Origins of Responsibility for the Other (2014, Karnac). Dr. Chetrit-Vatine is in private practice in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Faculty, Training & Supervising Analyst, SFCP; Personal and Supervising Analyst, PINC. Editor-in-Chief, JAPA (beginning 2019);  Dr. Wilson has published widely on a variety of topics that cohere around a theory of ethics, desire, and the psychoanalytic process. He is currently working on a book project, The Analyst’s Desire and the Ethical in Psychoanalysis. Dr. Wilson is in private practice in Berkeley.

MODERATOR:  Israel Katz, MD

  • There will be a full refund if one requests to drop the program on or before September 26, 2018.
  • There will be a 10% cancellation fee if one requests to drop the program after September 27, 2018.