2018 - 2019 Scientific Meetings

Michael Levin, PsyD, Chair
Michael Bronzo, MD, Beth Steinberg, PhD and J. Marc Wallis, LCSW, Committee Members

The SFCP Scientific Meetings present new work in, or relevant to, psychoanalytic theory, technique and applied psychoanalysis. SFCP members, visiting psychoanalysts and scholars present recent papers, which are then formally discussed, followed by group discussion with the audience. All SFCP members, candidates, community members and mental health professionals are welcome free of charge. Meetings take place on the second Monday of the month unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 17, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
If on a Winter's Night: The Psychoanalyst is an Inn-Keeper
Presenter: Mitchell Wilson, MD
Discussants: Maureen Katz, MD and Marcus 'Bo' Houston, MD, MPH
Monday, October 22, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
Questioning the Paternal Function in Contemporary Parenthood: The Feminine-Maternal Origin of Ethics
Main Presenter: Viviane Chetrit-Vatine, PhD
Monday, November 12, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Visiting Professor Week
Regression to Malignant Relations
Presenter: Hayuta Gurevich, MA
Discussant: Maria Longuemare, MD, PhD
Monday, December 10, 2018
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Haskell Norman Prize for Excellence in Psychoanalysis
Program Title: TBA
Presenter: Salman Akhtar, MD
Monday, January 14, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
On background assumptions in psychoanalysis: The continuing pursuit for common ground
Main Presenter: Joseph Caston, MD
Monday, February 11, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
A Personal View of the Theoretical Shifts at the SFPI/CP, 1990 to the Present (with notes on Psychoanalytic History, Theory, Inclusion and Unity)
Main Presenter: Jonathan Dunn, PhD
Monday, March 11, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Program Title: TBA
Main Presenter: Jeanne Magagna, PhD
Monday, April 8, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
The Emanuel Windholz Memorial Lecture
Program Title: TBA
Main Presenter: TBA
Monday, May 6, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
(note the change of date)
The Milton Lozoff, MD Memorial Lecture
Psychoanalysis as a creative, emotional play-space between — and for — both patient and analyst
Presenter: Stanley Coen, MD
Discussant: J. Marc Wallis, LCSW
Monday, June 10, 2019
07:30pm - 09:30pm
Laplanche and Pontalis: Afterwards and Afterwords
Main Presenters: Ania Wertz, PhD, PsyD and Michael Levin, PsyD