Lovebirds Fouling their Nest: A Videotaped Consultation with a Couple Struggling Against Repetition Yet Yearning for Repair

The Baltimore Society for Psychoanalytic Studies
John Zinner, MD
“Lovebirds Fouling their Nest: A Videotaped Consultation with a Couple Struggling Against Repetition Yet Yearning for Repair”
Sunday, December 4, 2016
9:30 AM Continental Breakfast, Sign-In and Registration
10:00 AM-1:00 PM Presentation
Sheppard Pratt Conference Center
6501 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21285

Registration: In order to register, please fill out our online registration form ( and mail in payment.       Make checks payable to Baltimore Society for Psychoanalytic Studies and mail to:  BSPS, PO Box 20910, Baltimore, MD 21209-0910.

Refund Policy: Program fees are non-refundable.

Important disclosure information:  None of the planners and presenters of this CE program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Raphling Memorial Lecture


2016 Raphling Memorial Lecture
Celebration of the Beginning of the New Academic Year

“Ghosts in the 21st century Consulting Room; Blocked Mourning, Spectral Selves”

A look at the impact of loss and trauma on various forms of diversity and challenged identifications.

Friday, October 28th, 2016
7:30PM – 9:30PM
GW Mt Vernon Campus
West Hall B-108

Please join us on Friday October 28, 2016 from 7:30-9:30, in memory of David Raphling, M.D., and as a means to get together and celebrate the new academic year.

The evening will begin with a presentation followed by discussion. Immediately following the presentation, we will be serving wine and dessert. So please join us for an evening in which we can think and learn together and then socialize a bit, something we have too few opportunities for.


Adrienne Harris, Ph.D.

Dr. Harris is Faculty and Supervisor at New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and she is on the faculty and is a supervisor at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California. Dr. Harris is an Editor at Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Studies In Gender and Sexuality. She has written extensively on topics in gender and development, analytic subjectivity and self-care, primitive states and the analytic community in the shadow of the First World War.  Her current work is on analytic subjectivity, on intersectional models of gender and sexuality, and on ghosts.

 2 CME/CE Credits
Targeted Audience:  Washington area mental health students, researchers, and providers

Members (Full and Life Members): $40
Other Membership Categories and Non-Members: $60
Institute Candidates/ PSP Students: Free


Receptivity and Contact, a Clinical Workshop with Dr. David Taylor, member of the British Psychoanalytic Society


Receptivity and Contact, a Clinical Workshop with Dr. David Taylor, member of the British Psychoanalytic Society

Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00AM – 1:15PM

Hand Chapel
GW Mt. Vernon Campus

Dr. Taylor, an experienced psychoanalyst and teacher in the contemporary Kleinian tradition, will discuss a case presented by Dr. Joshua Loewenstein from Boston. Dr. Taylor will emphasize the discernment of the point of emotional contact with the patient, and the complex nature of developing one’s receptivity as an analyst to the quality of the patient’s anxiety. There will be ample discussion with the group, limited to thirty members.

3 CME/CE Credits

$130 WCP Members
$135 Non Members

Register Here
Limited enrollment


Baltimore Washington Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and

Inspirit Counseling Services


Baltimore Psychoanalytic Case Conference

“On Writer’s Block: A Meditation on Sadism”

Presenter: Jean McGarry, MA

Friday, May 27, 2016

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Presentation

Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 North Charles Street, Baltimore

Contact Person: Amy Urdang, LCPC, 410-889-0800

Peter Smith, PhD, 410-433-8861, EXT 125


Open House- The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis Fellowship Program



The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis

Fellowship Program 

Come and learn more about our psychoanalytic fellowship and other opportunities within the center.

Date: April 3, 2016, 2:00 – 4:00
 in Bethesda near Mass Ave. and Little Falls Parkway.

Please RSVP by emailing your name, email address, work and home phone numbers and work address to: Also, please let us know how you heard about the fellowship. The Open House address will be provided when you RSVP.

If you can not attend the Open House, feel free to reach out to us via

Apply for the 2016-17 fellowship program, here