"Man in the Middle: The vicissitudes of transference, resistance and analytic process in the analysis of a 15 year-old boy with significant deviations in ego and superego development" with Adam Libow, M.D.
Dr. Libow will discuss the four-year ongoing analysis of a 15 year-old boy who initially presented with substantial ego deficits in the areas of affect regulation, impulse control, object relations, and learning.
The case report will focus on the technical challenges in conducting analytic work with an adolescent. This includes shifts in the resistance and transference that reflect the deepening of the treatment, and the developmental capacities and challenges that change as the boy develops from early to middle adolescence. The role of the analyst as a developmental object and approaches to deviations in ego and superego development will also be discussed.
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
247 East 82nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium