Peninsula Psychoanalytic Student Seminars 2013 - 2014

Peninsula Psychoanalytic Student Seminars 2013 - 2014

SFCP offers these student seminars as a community service intended to supplement local training with psychoanalytic clinical instruction.  The courses are offered free of charge to psychiatry residents and fellows, and to pre-doctoral and post-doctoral psychology, clinical social work, and MFT interns.  All courses are offered Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 8:00PM.  To register, please email Aaron Chow at  If you would like more information about these seminars, please call Michael Loughran, Ph.D., Peninsula Chair of Student Outreach, at (650) 323-3049.  Once you register, you will be called a week prior to class to coordinate getting the readings.  The seminars below will meet at Stanford in the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Building at 401 Quarry Road in Room 1211 (first floor).


Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
The Ins and Outs of Trauma
Instructor: Shela Fisk, Ph.D.

Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
Analytic Listening, Analytic Thinking, and Analytic Speech
Instructor: Lynn Alexander, Psy.D.

Thursdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
Diagnosis and Treatment of the Difficult Patient in the Process of Therapy: A Transference Approach
Instructor: Miriam Bar, Ph.D.

Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
Therapeutic Action in Psychoanalysis
Instructor: Celeste Birkhofer, Ph.D., M.F.T.

Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014
06:30pm - 08:00pm
Working with Clinical Facts
Instructor: Michael K. Smith, Ph.D.



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