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Upcoming Events

Calendar for the Academic Year: Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

Washington Square Institute offers a rich series of lectures, workshops, seminars and conferences throughout the year. WSI draws on key theorists, scholars and clinicians in the mental health fields as well as from WSI’s own leadership and faculty to offer state of the art scientific educational events. In this rich intellectual and collegial environment, candidates, staff, faculty and WSI alumni and friends connect.

WSI Scientific Lecture Series

Thursdays, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

October 25, 2012

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy:
Uniqueness of Obsessive Character

Presenter: Gerd Fenchel, Ph.D., LP, FAGPA

November 29, 2012

Dialectics of Mortality and Immortality:
Time as an Internal World Phenomena,
with Persecutory and Holding Object Perspectives

Presenter: Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D., ABPP, NCPsyA, DLitt

December 20, 2012

Treating The Drug Abuser: An Integrated Approach
Presenter: Natalie Z. Riccio, Ph.D., LCSW, LP

January 31, 2013

Working Effectively with Resistance, Transference and Countertransference throughout the Psychoanalytic Relationship
Panel: Gail Israelson, MA; Sandra Van Hoecke, MA; and Eddie Lopez, Jr. MDiv, STM

February 21, 2013

What Therapists and Analysts Should Know about the Phenomenon of Parental Alienation
Presenter: Linda Gunsberg, Ph.D.

April 18, 2013, 8:00pm-10:00pm

Master Class – Live Supervision with Dr. Sheldon Bach, renowned psychoanalyst
Presenter: Sandra Van Hoecke, M.A., analytic candidate in training at the Washington Square Institute.

May 19,  2013 from 9 AM – 4:30 PM

37th Annual Scientific Conference:
Psychoanalytic and Philosopical Perpectives on Good and Evil

Co-sponsored with The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
Presenters: Richard J. Bernstein, Ph.D Anna Aragno, Ph.D, Henry (Zvi) Lothane, M.D.

Works in progress

July 2012 – January 2013

Staff Training: 6months training in DBT Skills Group
Presenter: Susan A. Klett, LCSW-R, BCD, NCPsyA,  

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, March 13 and 27, 2013 from 10:00am-11:30am

Seminar ⁄ Staff Training: Trauma Seminar Series of 3 seminars
Presenter: Gwenn Nusbaum, LCSW, BCD

April – May 2013

Seminar ⁄ Staff Training: Eating Disorders. [Neuroscience and eating disorders, eating disorders in men]
Presenter: Judith Rustin, LCSW;  (TBA)

May 2013

A festive celebration and recognition of WSI faculty and staff who have published books contributing to the field of psychoanalysis and literature.

Susan A. Klett, LCSW-R, BCD, NCPsyA, Director of Continuing Education, WSI
Email: sk409@columbia.edu

All events held at:

Washington Square Institute
41 E. 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003

You may call (212) 477-2600 for more information

Washington Square Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Washington Square Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Participants in the conference will receive 3 CE credits.

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