Events for May 20, 2020
Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30 pm. Click on individual titles for more information. The Influence of Identity Politics on the Analytic Process Barry Miller, Ph.D. April 15, 2020 Psychotherapy with Older Patients Robert Moradi, M.D. April 22, 2020 Defensive and Destructive Encounters in the Analytic Process-CANCELLED Stephen Kenneally, M.B.A., M.F.T. May 20, 2020 Group Dreaming During Times of Extraordinary Private and Communal Stress Judith Hecker, Ph.D. May 27, 2020Find out more »
Presented by Stephen Kenneally, M.B.A., M.F.T. Discussants: Steven J. Frank, Ph.D.; Pamela Power, Ph.D. How do clinicians and patients bear the spark of consciousness that the analytic encounter can generate when we know that full integration is elusive and slow? The slow circumambulation of a complex can be frustrating and boring; the defensive regressions can be demoralizing; and the envious attacks can be exasperating. This conversation will address various strategies to help the therapist hold these reactions and discuss ways of thinking about these painful encounters as necessary precursors in the service of individuation. Learning Objectives: Describe some of the ways in which envious and defensive attacks can hinder analytic progress; Describe coping strategies for the therapist when confronted with frustration, boredom, regression, and envious attacks. Stephen Kenneally, M.A., M.B.A., M.F.T., is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Santa Monica. He previously worked in finance in NYC, and left Wall Street to train in bio-energetics, group counseling, and Jungian psychotherapy before returning to graduate school followed by analytic training. In addition to teaching at Antioch University, he is the in-coming President of the Jung Institute, where he also teaches and supervises. Steven J. Frank, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist […]Find out more »
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