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Current & Upcoming Events

Women Treating Children

Jul 27, 2018 9:00 - 12:00pm Karen Daiter, Ph.D. & Lynn McIntyre, Ph.D. Summer in the City

How does being a woman take shape in the practice of psychotherapy with children? How do our personal experiences and those of our clients situate us in our work?

The Psychotherapist as Sex Object/Sex Subject

Aug 03, 2018 9:00 - 12:00pm Josette Day, Tara Tomason, J.D. & Jennifer Tolleson, Ph.D. Summer in the City

As psychotherapists, women can bring a very complex and nuanced experience of sexuality to the profession, both personally and historically.

Women’s Experience in Agency Practice

Aug 10, 2018 9:00 - 12:00pm Pat Seghers, Ph.D., Gina Shropshire, & Nadeja Wesely Summer in the City

Women make their careers in social work agencies for many different reasons. We are leaders, administrators, therapists and line staff.

#MeToo in the Countertransference

Aug 17, 2018 9:00 - 12:00pm Kerstin Blumhardt, Ph.D. & Jenna White Summer in the City

The #MeToo movement has upended the public discourse about sexual violence and has called into focus the systems that allow sexual harassment and assault to thrive.

How Neuroscience Enhances Clinical Practice: A Developmental Perspective

Oct 13, 2018 8:30am - 4:00pm JPC

This conference addresses issues related to the application of current knowledge about brain development and brain functions in the clinical setting. The aim is to enhance clinicians’ effectiveness by enlarging their understanding of patients’ psychodynamics and increasing the repertoire of interventions available to them.

Past Events

Gender and Power in Psychotherapy: Creating a Place for a Feminist Sensibility

Jul 13, 2018 9:00 - 12:00pm Andrea Barbour, Cate Desjardin, & Danielle Trudeau Summer in the City

How does a female therapist negotiate power, gender, and psychic violence in the therapeutic dyad with a male patient? In this presentation, one clinician will present the case of a male patient with an erotized transference with a strong coercive element to it.

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