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Film Discussion:  A Monster Calls:  How Hating Can Lead to Love

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February 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Movie Discussion Series
Film Discussion:  A Monster Calls:  How Hating Can Lead to Love

Friday, February 16th  | 7:00 to 8:30 PM

When a monster calls, will you listen? What would your monsters have to say? Come for a lively discussion of death and anger, growth and maturation, connecting and learning to let go.


Dr. William Sharp, Psya.D., Cert.Psya. is an assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University and is on the faculty at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis.  He has a private practice in Brookline Village for adults, children, and groups. His interests include writing and movie discussions. He has several publications, including a textbook, Talking Helps.  Information on his talks is available by following him on Twitter @DrWilliamSharp

Continuing Education Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  1. Name the qualities of the film that reveal it is a parallel to the construct of the unconscious
  2. List 3 resistances to the expression of anger in treatment and in the film
  3. Summarize the importance of using feelings (transference and countertransference) in clinical work with children


CE Target audience:  Psychologists (all levels), Social Workers, Counselors


Fee:  No charge or $25 per event for 1.5 CE’s/Clock Hours*

Please view film prior to discussion.  Film available for viewing at BGSP at 4:40 PM



**Full refund available if you cancel one week prior to the event. If you have any questions, email info@bgsp.edu.

CE Target audience:  Psychologists (all levels), Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. BGSP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5676. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Application for social work continuing education credits is being submitted. Please contact us at ContinuingEd@BGSP.edu for the status of social work CE accreditation.

For information on continuing education credits for nurses, social workers, or marriage and family counseling, call 617-277-3915.

The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education.

Direct inquiries may be made regarding the accreditation status by NECHE to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: New England Commission on Higher Education, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514, 781-425-7785 or email: info@neche.org

Approved Continuing Education Provider - NBCC


February 16, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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