CAN YOU BLAME THE VAMPIRE?

The Postgraduate Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Co-sponsored with the Advanced Clinical Education Foundation of the NYSSCSW
Presents

Friday Night Dialogue Program
December 11, 2015
8 – 10:00 PM
Baruch College Library, Room 320A
151 East 25th Street (between Lexington & Third Ave)

CAN YOU BLAME THE VAMPIRE?
ON LOVE AND COERCION AND THE TYRANNY OF VULNERABILITY

Presenter: Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg, PhD, ABPP
Discussion Moderator: Ona Lindquist, LCSW

How can we work constructively with individuals who cannot bear the vulnerability of desiring, and who, as they begin to “care” or to “love” find their feelings escalating to proportions that feel unbearable and unmanageable and who, when they “care” and “love” feel so desperate and so vulnerable that they behave in ways that seem to be anything but “caring” or “loving.” Rather, they become demanding, possessive, tyrannical, and if they feel hurt or frustrated often become consumed with uncontrollable rage. Detailed clinical process of analytic work with such patients will be presented.

Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg, PhD, ABPP, is the author of “The Intimate Edge: Extending the Reach of Psychoanalytic Interaction” (WW Norton and Company, Inc., 1992). She is in private practice in New York City, and is a Training and Supervising Analyst, and on the Teaching Faculty at the William Alanson White Institute, Supervising Analyst and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis, Faculty, Mitchell Center for Psychoanalysis, Supervising Analyst, Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, California, as well as other institutes; on the Editorial Board of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Associate Editor, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, Consulting Editor, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, and is on the Affiliate Teaching Faculty, Erickson Institute Fellowship Program, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. She lectures widely around the world and is currently working on two new books, one on intergenerational transmission of trauma, and the other focusing on issues of desire and therapeutic interaction.

Ona Lindquist, LCSW, is in private practice in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, specializing in work with creative and performing artists. She was Faculty Member and Senior Supervisor at PGCMH, NY, NY, Adult Psychoanalytic Training Department. She has presented papers in conferences both here in New York and abroad.

(2.0 Contact Hours Are Approved for this Program)
Who Should Attend: Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed psychoanalysts, nurse practitioners, and family and marriage/couple counselors.

Contact Hours will be awarded once the entire course is completed.

Certificates will be emailed approximately 10 business days after the completion of the course. For questions regarding course content, registration and disability access, please contact Kristin or Sheila info.acefoundation@gmail.com.

Fee/Registration/Cancellation policy

Fee: $15 for PPS members
$20 for non-members
$30 extra for certificate with contact hour credits

Checks are to be made out The Postgraduate Psychoanalytic Society
and mailed to: PO Box 2031, Madison Square Station
New York, NY 10010-9996

Registration on site: Checks or cash only

Cancellation received at least 5 days before the event will be fully refundable

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