International Psychotherapy Institute
Weekend Conference, February 5-7, 2016
Optional pre-conference day February 4
Free Lecture and Discussion Saturday Morning February 6, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Presenters include IPI Faculty and Members of the International Psychoanalytic Association’s Committee on Family and Couple Psychoanalysis
This four day conference presents a study of family and couple psychoanalysis with a global perspective.
Members of the International Psychoanalytic Association’s Committee on Family and Couple Psychoanalysis join with IPI faculty to present detailed clinical material from family and couple treatments, and then discuss alternative ideas about the conduct of this work. The result will be a rich patchwork of theories and clinical approaches, enlivened discussion, and a deepening of understanding for all who participate. Presenters and discussants include Jill Scharff (Washington, DC), Monica Vorchheimer (Buenos Aires), Diana Norsa (Rome), Hanni Mann-Shalvi (Tel Aviv), Teresa Nora Popiloff (Buenos Aires), Susana Muszkat and Lia Rachel Cypel (Sao Paolo), Carl Bagnini (Long Island), Caroline Sehon (Washington, DC), Karen Proner (New York), and Damian McCann (London), as well as presentations by IPI participants Karen Greenberg and Ana Maria Barroso.
College Park Marriott and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd, Hyattsville, MD
More information and registration: www.theipi.org
The Saturday morning Open Lecture, February 6
Brief Intervention with a Chinese Family with a School Refusing Girl
Case presentation by David Scharff, Chair of the IPA Committee, and Janine Wanlass, IPI Director, detailing their brief intervention with a Chinese family with a school refusing girl. This case gives a vivid portrait of the family dynamics that contribute to the symptomatic focus, and demonstrates ways of assessing and intervening. The discussion by Monica Vorchheimer from Elizabeth Palacios from Zaragoza, Spain, will present alternative ways of viewing the family’s difficulties. Free, requires pre-registration, firstname.lastname@example.org .