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  • NYPSI-Academic Joint Research Seminar

    Another Kind of Evidence: Innovative Perspectives on Concepts Familiar to the Practicing Analyst

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012
    8:30 PM

    New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute presents a discussion amongst three contributors to the landmark publication Another Kind of Evidence: Studies on Internalization, Annihilation Anxiety, and Progressive Symbolization in the Psychoanalytic Process (Karnac, 2011).

    Participants include Marvin Hurvich, Rhonda Ward and Jamieson Webster.

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

    Free for NYPSI members and candidates.

    Donations accepted from the general public.

    Students, academics and clinical professionals in the analytic community
    are encouraged to attend.

    Marvin Hurvich is Professor of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn
    Center. He is on the Faculty, and a Training & Supervisory Psychoanalyst at
    the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, the Post-Doctoral
    Program at NYU and the Contemporary Freudian Society. He is a member of the
    IPA Clinical Observation Group, and on the PDM Task Force. He has over 40
    publications, the most recent being as a collaborator in Another Kind of
    Evidence, and the author of a chapter on new developments in the theory and
    clinical application of the annihilation anxiety concept in the 2011 book,
    A New Freudian Synthesis, edited by Andrew Druck, Carolyn Ellman, Norbert
    Freedman and Aaron Thaler.

    Rhonda Ward is Training and Supervising Analyst at the Contemporary
    Freudian Society and Member of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training
    and Research (IPTAR). She is faculty member at the IPTAR Respecialization
    Program, Research Associate at IPTAR's Program of Empirical Research
    Studies, and is Associate Adjunct Professor at New York University Silver
    School of Social Work. She is a co-author of Another Kind of Evidence and
    co-author with Norbert Freedman and Richard Lasky of The Upward Slope: a
    Study of Psychoanalytic Transformations (Psychoanal. Q. 78:1).

    Jamieson Webster is on the faculty at Eugene Lang College of The New
    School, teaches in the extension program of NYPSI and at The Institute for
    Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She is also a supervisor at City
    University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology. She is a co-author of
    several chapters in Another Kind of Evidence, and author of The Life and
    Death of Psychoanalysis: On Unconscious Desire and its Sublimation (Karnac,
    2011). The Hamlet Doctrine, written with Simon Critchley, is forthcoming
    from Random House.

    New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute's (NYPSI) is recognized by Time
    Out New York as offering one of the twenty best lecture series in the
    city. NYPSI's mission is to provide the highest level of psychoanalytic
    training to mental health professionals, promote excellence in
    psychoanalytic research and offer a range of educational, advisory and
    affordable therapeutic service programs to the New York City community.
    NYPSI's position as the oldest psychoanalytic organization in the Americas
    parallels its global leadership role in the history of psychoanalysis and
    its influence on the cultural and intellectual life of New York City. The
    Society was founded in 1911 by A.A. Brill, one of the first practicing
    psychoanalysts in the United States and the first translator of Freud into
    Another Kind of Evidence (authored by Norbert Freedman, Marvin Hurvich and
    Rhonda Ward with Jessie Geller and Joan Hoffenberg) describes a decade of
    conceptual and process research within the IPTAR Program of Empirical
    Research Studies. Presented in three parts, Another Kind of Evidence provides
    innovative perspectives on concepts familiar to the practicing analyst.

    In Part I, the authors report how, after termination of
    treatment, the patient thinks about, remembers, and takes on within
    themselves and plays out the relationship with their analyst.

    In Part II, the authors report how traumatic moments in a patient's life
    are observed in both short and long term psychoanalytic therapy during
    “nodal” moments in the transference The authors introduce a “propositional
    method” which allows the analyst to organize clinical observations
    systematically in order to make inferences about the nature of what is
    happening in the psychoanalysis.

    In Part III, the authors examine a sequence of 25 sessions from a recorded
    psychoanalysis and discuss how symbolization evolves and leads to "working
    through". They view symbolization as a synthesizing of the forces involved
    in the interplay between what goes on in the mind of the patient and what
    goes on within the relationship between the patient and the analyst.

    This evening's discussion is presented by the NYPSI-Academic Joint Research
    Seminar, established in 2008 as an important aspect of the mission of the
    Research Center to build bridges with other academic research centers. The
    NYPSI-Academic Joint Research Seminar meets approximately twice a year to
    discuss the work of noted visitors.

    This evening is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Norbert Freedman, a beloved
    senior colleague, who was the moving force for the research
    activities at IPTAR as well as at many other institutions.

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