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New Task Force on Developing a Psychoanalytic Program for Primary care Physicians and Nurses

New Task Force on Developing a Psychoanalytic Program for Primary care Physicians and Nurses

Under the auspices of the Community Outreach and Services Division, we are setting up a task force to establish a series of psychoanalytic seminars for primary care physicians and nurses. We are interested in members who have experience with developing new programs and familiarity with the challenges within primary care health setting. To ensure an effective group, participation in the task force will be limited to 12 to 15 members. The first meeting will be held at SFCP this fall in early October.

Top 5 things to know about SFCP’s Online Discussion Group

Top 5 things to know about SFCP’s Online Discussion Group

How many members are in this group? 
There are 110 analyst members, candidates, and community members in this group.

What purpose does this group serve?
The group provides resources and an opportunity to network.

What are some of the most common types of postings? 
Members post referral opportunities (e.g., looking for therapists or psychiatrists in certain areas or with specific competence), questions about community resources (e.g., treatment programs), and office space rental/sublet.

How frequently will I receive emails?
You will have the option to receive email notification daily or much less frequently.

SFCP Library Annual Update

SFCP Library Annual Update

by Alyson Barrett-Ryan, MA, MLIS

SFCP's 2013 Visiting Professor Week: An Introduction to Claudio Laks Eizirik, M.D. (Part I)

SFCP’s 2013 Visiting Professor Week  Nov. 10th-17th

An Introduction to Claudio Laks Eizirik, M.D. (Part I)

by Eric Glassgold, MD, Visiting Professor Program Co-chair

In our October newsletter, Visiting Professor Co-chair Laurie Goldsmith, Ph.D. will discuss Dr. Eizirik’s paper: On the therapeutic action of psychoanalysis.  Psychoanalytic Quarterly 76S: 1463-1478.  We encourage all SFCP members to read this paper in preparation for Visiting Professor Week.

Jim Dimon, M.D. will present “An Introduction to the Work of Claudio Eizirik” on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 7:30 PM at SFCP.  The program will be available via telecast for members far from SFCP.  In-person attendance is requested for those with reasonable commutes.

Psychoanalytic Education Division Policies & Procedures Manual

Psychoanalytic Education Division
Policies & Procedures Manual

The PED is very pleased to announce that the completely updated Policies & Procedures Manual is now available in the Member’s Section of the website. http://www.sf-cp.org/pedmanual

The new Manual is the result of 6 years of hard work by a committee chaired by Zoe Grusky, outgoing PED Secretary, with members Phyllis Cath, Sam Chase, Chuck Fisher, Mary Margaret McClure and, for the past year, Bill Glover.  The long serving committee members have done SFCP a great service.

The Manual conveys not only the policies but the philosophy that guides psychoanalytic training at SFCP. Committee member Sam Chase describes the history and function of the Policies & Procedures Manual.

The 2013 Haskell F. Norman Prize for Psychoanalytic Excellence awarded to Dr. Morris Eagle

The 2013 Haskell F. Norman Prize for Psychoanalytic Excellence awarded to Dr. Morris Eagle

The Haskell Norman Prize Committee awards analysts who have made major contributions to psychoanalytic theory, clinical achievement, psychoanalytic education or applied psychoanalysis.  The prize carries a $5000 monetary award and a specially designed Certificate of Merit. The recipient will speak at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis’ scientific meeting on October 14, 2013.

Welcome to Our New Psychotherapy Students

Welcome to Our New Psychotherapy Students

This year SFCP has the pleasure of welcoming twenty-four new candidates to our Center. What follows is a very brief statement of introduction by each of them.

Membership Division News

Membership Division News

by Meryl Botkin, Ph.D., Chair, Membership Services Division

It is hard to believe that summer has passed so quickly and we are all back preparing for another academic year. The Membership Division is looking forward to an exciting year with both our Annual Party and programs that address the needs and interests of our membership.

SFCP Profit and Loss July 2012 - 2013

SFCP Profit and Loss July 2012-2013

by Jeff Miller, Chief Operating Officer

The P&L shown below is the initial report for the fiscal year 2012-2013 that ended on June 30, 2013.  An audited version will be available later in this fiscal year.  We continue to operate a very tight budget and cash flow.  The majority of the net profit we show is the result of unpaid grant expenses to one of the Windholz Research Fund grantees.  This year we relied less on endowment funds to balance our budget taking $15K less than in the previous fiscal year. Without those funds and the funds SFCP receives for management of various funds in our investment portfolio we would be operating at a deficit.  The taking of these funds decreases our assets. I am working with the leadership to find ways to increase income and decrease expenses and end our dependency on our endowment to supplement operations.

SFCP Safety Protocols

SFCP Safety Protocols

by Jeff Miller, Chief Operating Officer

Suspects look for crimes of opportunity and certain personal safety measures can be followed to minimize your chances of becoming a victim. On the street and entering or leaving the building these are:

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