Washington Area Case Conference

Please join us as

Robert A. Nover, MD presents and discusses

“We Are All Living and Dying Every Moment”

Psychotherapy with Acutely Ill and Dying Children and Adults:

Principles and Practice

Friday, May 10, 2013 12:15 – 2:15pm

River Road Unitarian Congregation,  6301 River Road, Bethesda, MD

(Room 31; enter main door, turn left, go through several rooms and down the stairs).

CME/CE’s available  Sponsored by the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis www.bwanalysis.org or 301-470-3535 or 410-792-8060 or admin@bwanalysis.org

Contact Persons:

Lizbeth Moses, PhD 301-767-9842

Judith Chertoff, MD 301-230-1955

Aimee Nover, PhD 301-229-2090

Meeting the Patient: An Object Relational View of the Scene

Lecture by Tomas Plänkers, Ph.D.

Saturday April 27, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Rockville Hilton Hotel, Rockville, MD


Also weekend conference with Dr. Plänkers

Friday April 26 – Sunday April 28:

“An Object Relational Perspective on the Capacity for and the Fear of Object Separation”


The International Psychotherapy Institute invites you to for a thought-provoking weekend, or for the Saturday morning lecture and small group only, with guest speaker Tomas Plänkers, Ph.D. from the Sigmund Freud Institute in Frankfurt.  Dr.  Plänkers will explore psychoanalytic theories and concepts based upon his clinical experience and theoretical research.  These will include anxiety, separation, transference, the superego and perversion.

View full announcement here:

Meeting the Patient_ An Object Relational View of the Scene – Lecture April 27

Fees and CE information:

Saturday morning lecture and small group, $30.  2.5 CEs

Full three-day conference, $505 (full time students $150).  15 CEs

To register or for more information, visit www.theipi.org or contact IPI at info@theipi.org  or 301-215-7377.

WSPP: Self States in Normality, in Pathology, and in Creativity

Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:30am – 12:30pm:
9:30-11:30am: presentation by Richard Waugaman, MD
11:30am-12:30pm: discussion moderated by Elizabeth Rankin, LiCSW

This seminar will examine self states in normality, pathology, and creativity. Bromberg’s important work has familiarized many of us with the concept of multiple self states. Dr. Waugaman will discuss the way that various ego states manifest in all of us. We have ego states that stay “awake” while “we” sleep, and our dreams constitute the thoughts of those ego states. While some creative artists may have DID, many do not, but seem to have unusual access to ego states that are unavailable to most people. Extending his previous work in DID, Dr. Waugaman will explore these self/ego states.

Presenter: Richard M. Waugaman, M.D. is Training and Supervising Analyst, Emeritus at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at USUHS; and Reader at the Folger Shakespeare Library. He has 30 years of clinical experience in the intensive treatment of patients with dissociative identity disorder. He was formerly Director of the Dissociative Disorders Program at Chestnut Lodge. 45 of his more than 100 publications are on Shakespeare and the psychology of pseudonymity. Most of the former can be found at www.oxfreudian.com. He has also written ten publications on dissociative disorder.

Registration: Free for WSPP members; $40 for non-members. (Non-members are invited to join WSPP for $60.00 and save on registration.) This workshop earns 3 Continuing Education credits (sponsored by the APA)- for an additional cost of $10. We still have space for more, but do ask that you register and send CE payment ($10) beforehand. The registration form can be downloaded from here: http://www.wspp-dc.org/registration.htm

Sign-Ins are from 9:00-9:20am. Please try to arrive early enough to sign in before the seminar starts. There will be refreshments and opportunities to socialize – so please come early.

BCC Services Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, MD
Located at the Metro-Red Line (Bethesda). Turn left upon exiting the escalator, walk towards the plaza skywalk

WSPP: A Local Chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the APA. For more information about learning objectives, CE’s, registration and WSPP policies, please visit our website: www.wspp-dc.org

WCP New Directions Free Scientific Meeting

New Directions, a program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, offers a free scientific meeting: “Where the Heart Is: A Meditation on Writing About Home” with Speaker Faye Moskowitz, PhD, Friday, May 3, 8 – 9:30 PM, Residence Inn by Marriott Pentagon City, 550 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA.  1.5 Continuing Education Credits.  Register at www.wcpweb.org.

Enjoy Chaplin’s Masterpiece MODERN TIMES

The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis invites area mental health providers, students, educators and guests to a performance of Chaplin’s Masterpiece MODERN TIMES, with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.  Performance is Saturday, May 11, 8 PM at Strathmore Music Hall, North Bethesda, MD.  Following the performance enjoy a Champagne and Dessert Reception in the Comcast Lounge.  Modern Times is a “brilliant satire on the mechanical age”.  The BSO accompanies this charming cinematic masterpiece, performing Chaplin’s own score.  This promises to be a delightful evening!  Tickets are $110 per person.  Make your reservations online at www.wcpweb.org, or call 202-237-1854.  RSVP by April 10.