Introductory Session #1

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 07:30pm - 09:30pm
Presenters: John DiMartini, PhD and Maureen Kurpinsky, PhD
Location: San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Program Fee: Free
Webcast: Webcast is available; Email SFCP for instructions →

John and Maureen will do a review of analytic field theory and its clinical implications, and then discuss the concepts of transformation in hallucinosis, the inaccessible unconscious, and somatic reverie.

Suggested Readings:

  • Civitarese, G., Ferro, A. (2013). The meaning and use of metaphor in analytic field theory. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 33(3):190-209
  • Civitarese, G. (2015). Transformations in hallucinosis and the receptivity of the analyst.  International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 96(4):1091-1116
  • Civitarese, G. (2016). The inaccessible unconscious and reverie as a path of figurabiity.  In Truth and the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis (pp. 7-24). London: Routledge
  • Civitarese, G. (2016). Truth As Immediacy and Unison:  A New Common Ground in Psychoanalysis? Commentary on Essays Addressing “Is truth relevant?” Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 2016, 85: 2, 449—501