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  • Friday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.

    The Dying Parent

    Kimmel Hall, Room 802, 60 Washington Square South, New York City

    The death of a parent is a unique and significant event in the life of patients and analysts alike. With a focus on the personal experience of the analyst, this presentation will explore central issues evoked by this loss.

  • Friday, October 30, 7:00 p.m.

    Relational trauma

    Kimmel Hall, Room 802, 60 Washington Square South, New York City

    This presentation explores the clinical realm of post traumatic hyper- and hypo-arousal. The type of relational trauma suffered determines whether one becomes hyper- or hypo-aroused when stressed. This arousal bias becomes a core aspect of personality defining two distinct types of post relational trauma disorders. Hyper- and hypo-aroused types of attachment patterns, personality disorders and states of consciousness will be described with an eye toward the consequences of treatment

  • Friday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.

    Recruitment Event

    NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, 240 Greene Street, Third floor, New York, NY 10003

  • Friday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.

    Freud's 'Cocaine Episode'

    Kimmel Hall, Room 905-7, 60 Washington Square South, New York City

    Almost completely unexplored by analysts, Freud's use of cocaine between 1884-1896 (dubbed Freud's 'cocaine episode' by Ernest Jones) made its mark on the mind and methods of the man who would go on to found psychoanalysis. This presentation will argue that Freud's cocaine use has made its mark on all of us well, in particular by shaping how we conceive and experience our desire.

  • Saturday, January 30, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

    Talking Difference Now

    Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10003

    The conference honors Bernie Kalinkowitz and his central commitment to diversity at all levels of NYU Postdoc life. We explore the complex and historically layered issues of differences as they emerge in contemporary clinical practice. Two detailed psychoanalytic cases of cross-cultural significance will be presented and discussed in a way that is designed to invite thoughtful reflection and dialogue.