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Conference One

The Growth of the Individual: A View Through the Empathic Lens

Saturday September 17, 2011
Featured Speaker: Frank M. Lachmann, PhD

Conference Two

Affects, Intentions and Goals: A New Look At Motivation

Saturday November 19, 2011
Featured Speaker: Joseph D. Lichtenberg, MD

Conference Three

Engagement and Developmental Enactment

Saturday February 4, 2012
Featured Speaker: Donna Orange, PhD

Conference Four

The Clinical Challenge and How We Meet It: Conceptual Guidelines for What We Say and What We Do

Saturday, April 28, 2012
Featured Speakers: James L. Fosshage, PhD & Judith Guss Teicholz, PhD


Featured Speakers

Frank M. Lachmann, PhD

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Dr. Lachmann is a member of the Founding Faculty of the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York and Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is author of Transforming Aggression: Psychotherapy with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient (2000), co-author with Joseph Lichtenberg and James Fosshage of Self and Motivational Systems (1992), The Clinical Exchange (1996), A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication in Psychoanalysis (2002), and Motivational Systems: A New Look (2010). He is co-author with Beatrice Beebe of Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions (2002). He recently published Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations (2008).

Joseph D. Lichtenberg, MD

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Dr. Lichtenberg is Co-Founder of ICP&P, Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Inquiry, and a prolific contributor to the field. He is author of Psychoanalysis and Infant Research (1983), The Talking Cure (1985), Psychoanalysis and Motivation (1989), Craft and Spirit: A Guide for the Exploratory Psychotherapies (2005), Sensuality and Sexuality Across the Divide of Shame (2007), with Frank Lachmann and James Fosshage Self and Motivational Systems: Toward a Theory of Psychoanalytic Technique (1992), The Clinical Exchange: Techniques Derived From Self and Motivational Systems (1996), A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication in Psychoanalysis (2002), and Psychoanalysis and Motivational Systems: A New Look (2010) and with Diana Diamond and Sidney Blatt Attachment and Sexuality (2007).

Donna Orange, PhD, PsyD

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Dr. Orange is a Training and Supervising Analyst for the Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychology of the Self and Relational Psychoanalysis, Rome and Milan and on the Faculty of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity in New York. She is author of Emotional Understanding: Studies in Psychoanalytic Psychology (1995), Thinking for Clinicians: Philosophical Resources for Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Humanistic Psychotherapies (2009), and The Suffering Stranger: Hermeneutics for Everyday Clinical Practice (2011), co-author of Working Intersubjectively: Contextualism in Psychoanalytic Practice (1997), Worlds of Experience: Interweaving Philosophical and Clinical Dimensions in Psychoanalysis (2002) and co-editor of Beyond Postmodernism: Extending the Reach of Clinical Theory (2009).

James L. Fosshage, PhD

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Dr. Fosshage is Past President of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP), Co-Founder of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Faculty Member at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity and the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Fosshage is on editorial boards of seven journals, including Psychoanalytic Inquiry, International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, and Psychoanalytic Dialogues and author of over 100 psychoanalytic publications. His books include Dream Interpretation: A Comparative Study (1978, 1987) with Clemens Loew and his latest book with Joseph Lichtenberg and Frank Lachmann is Psychoanalysis and Motivation: A New Look (2010).

Judith Guss Teicholz, PhD

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Dr. Teicholz is a faculty member and Supervising Analyst at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis and guest faculty at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. She is author of Kohut, Loewald, and the Postmoderns (2001) and with Daniel Kriegman Trauma, Repetition, and Affect Regulation (1998). She is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and is an editorial reviewer for Psychoanalytic Dialogues. She was on the Clinical Faculty in Psychiatry/Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1978 to 2000.