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    Sticks and Stones: Perspectives on Enactment in Psychoanalysis

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    8:00 PM

    "Sticks and Stones: Perspectives on Enactment in Psychoanalysis" with Theodore Jacobs, Donnel Stern, & Leon Hoffman (moderator)

    As described in "Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts," the concept of enactment (a co-constructed experience between patient and analyst) has been present in the psychoanalytic literature for many years. As a result of the greater influence of object relational, relational, and interpersonal theories it has been given more attention in recent decades.

    The panelists will discuss their understanding of the concept, its theoretical usefulness, and its applicability in psychoanalytic treatment.

    Funding for this video recording has been provided by the American Psychoanalytic Foundation through the American Psychoanalytic Association.

    New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
    247 East 82nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
    The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium

    Theodore Jacobs, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York University School of Medicine. He also serves as Training and Supervising Analyst at both New York Psychoanalytic Institute and the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education affiliated with NYU. He is on the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, International Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, and the Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis.

    Donnel B. Stern, Ph.D. is Training and Supervising Analyst, Fellow, and member of the Faculty, at the William Alanson White Institute; and Adjunct Clinical Professor and Clinical Consultant at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is the editor of a book series at Routledge, "Psychoanalysis in a New Key," which has 18 volumes in print and another 10 in various stages of preparation. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Dr. Stern is the author of two books from Routledge: Unformulated Experience: From Dissociation to Imagination in Psychoanalysis, published in 1997, and Partners in Thought: Working with Unformulated Experience, Dissociation, and Enactment, which appeared in 2010. His forthcoming book, also from Routledge, is Relational Freedom: Emergent Processes in the Interpersonal Field. Dr. Stern is the co-editor of The Handbook of Interpersonal Psychoanalysis and Pioneers of Interpersonal Psychoanalysis, both of which appeared in 1995, published by Routledge. He serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, is Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and serves on, or has served on, the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, Psychoanalytic Psychology, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly, and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

    Leon Hoffman, M.D. is Director of The Pacella Parent Child Center at New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. He also works with parents and children in private practice. Dr. Hoffman has written widely for professional and general audiences on common parenting and child rearing issues and is frequently a quoted expert for media interviews, including most recently, Bloomberg Radio. His additional roles at NYPSI include Training and Supervising Analyst in child, adolescent, and adult psychoanalysis as well as co-Director of NYPSI’s Research Center. Dr. Hoffman continues to serve as Chief Psychiatrist for West End Day School in Manhattan and is on the Faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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