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Programs & Events

Current & Upcoming Events

Dreams in Contemporary Practice

Oct 25, 2017 6:00 - 8:30pm Gabe Ruiz, M.A. Monthly Seminar

This workshop will focus on contemporary psychoanalytic models of dream theory and technique.

Shame and the Traumatic Impact of Self-Deficits

Nov 11, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm Joseph Palombo, MSW JPC

This conference will address the problems that confront patients with neuropsychological impairments, such as ADHD, dyslexia, executive function disorder, and other brain-based disorders.

Past Events

Summer in the City: Imagination

Aug 18, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Paula Ammerman, Ph.D & Andrea Barbour Summer in the City

This presentation focuses on the space in between creation and discovery in the therapeutic endeavor.

Summer in the City: Faith

Aug 11, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Gina Shropshire Summer in the City

Emotional growth and transformation is formidable, requiring an openness and a surrender (in the patient and therapist alike) to suffering.

Summer in the City: Courage

Aug 04, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Karen Daiter, Ph.D, Kate Freese, & Michelle Sweet, Ph.D Summer in the City

This summer series explores courage: how to stand in the spaces that scare us and find ways to act in the face of profound pain or fear.

Summer in the City: Authenticity

Jul 28, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Caroline Moore & Gina Shropshire Summer in the City

As a psychotherapist, one is called upon to develop a clinical stance that is open, honest, discerning, and many other things.

Summer in the City: Listening

Jul 21, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Cate DesJardins & Woody Faigen Summer in the City

The most basic task of the psychotherapist who is psychodynamically oriented is to listen in sessions.

Summer in the City: Play

Jul 14, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Kerstin Blumhardt, Ph.D, Susan Chen, Paige LaCava, & Kevin McMahon Summer in the City

This seminar will serve as an exploration of the variety of ways that play can be useful in clinical work with both children and adults.

Summer in the City: Empathy

Jul 07, 2017 9:00 - 12:00pm Constance Goldberg & Cheryl Neuman Meltzer Summer in the City

In this presentation we will explore the historical context of empathy both as a means of information gathering and as a crucial aspect of clinical social work practice.