Latest Updates from BGSP
Dr. Perlman publishes article in The Psychoanalytic Review
Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Lynn Perlman, published an article, "Breastfeeding and Female Sexuality" in The Psychoanalytic Review. Her article explores the reluctance in the world to recognizing the sexuality of breastfeeding. She demonstrates the ways in which the experience of breastfeeding is desexualized and presents an understanding of why this occurs.
Dr. Sharp co-authors article in Group.
BGSP instructor and Program Director of the M. A. Mental Health Counseling, Dr. William Sharp, co authored "Into the Fire: Using Process to Teach Undergraduate Clinical Psychology," in Group, the journal of the Eastern Group Psychology Society.
Dr. Madonna Presenting in Rotterdam.
BGSP faculty member, Dr. John Madonna, will be presenting a discussion of his paper entitled "In the Shadow of Desire, Schizoid Personality Disorder: Treatment Considerations" at the 21st International Congress of the ISPS in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (August/September 2019).
Dr. Movahedi to Participate in Symposium at Iran University of Medical Sciences
For the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Freud’s publication of The Wolf Man, HamAva Institute and The Tehran Institute of Psychiatry have organized a symposium at The Iran University of Medical Sciences. Main speakers are Dr. Siamak Movahedi, Director of the Psychoanalysis, Society and Culture Program at BGSP, and Dr. Erika Schmidt, President of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
Dr. Sharp Authors Chapter in Daredevil Psychology: The Devil You Know
Dr. William Sharp is a contributing author for the new book, Daredevil Psychology: The Devil You Know. The book addresses psychological concepts appearing in Marvel's Daredevil comics and in the popular television series. In his article Dr. Sharp calls attention to Matt Murdock’s real blindness: a lack of understanding of the self and others. Dr. Sharp indicates Matt’s categorization of “good” and “bad” may be what prevents his real emotional growth. You can find the book on Amazon.com.
Dr. Madonna Published in Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
BGSP faculty member Dr. John Madonna authored an article entitled "God in the Hour: Religious Faith and Psychoanalytic Treatment." It has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling. It should appear in June 2018.
Dr. Movahedi Published in International Forum of Psychoanalysis
BGSP faculty member Dr. Siamak Movahedi authored an article appearing in the latest edition of the International Forum of Psychoanalysis. The article entitled "Persian tales on the couch: Notes on folktales as the mirror of the contemporary cultural struggles with gender and sexuality" is an examination of Persian myths and folklore searching for the unconscious cultural concerns in gender relations. [Read the article]
Dr. Soldz Arranging Panel on Psychodyamic Treatment
Program Director Dr. Stephen Soldz is arranging a panel to address the growing body of research indicating the efficacy of psychodynamic treatment. [Read more.]
Dr. Movahedi presents case at the Annual Meeting of the APsaA
BGSP faculty member, Dr. Siamak Movahedi presented his case ‘The Pregnant Moment’ in Psychoanalytic Listening” to Annual Meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association this February. His case focused on identifying messages of significance among communications that are usually identified as "noise." Rather than being sorted out and discarded, Dr. Movahedi suggests listening to the noise and to explore it's potential as a pregnant message.
Dr. Sharp New Chair of NSGP Conference
Prof. William Sharp is co-chairing this years Northeast Society for Group Psychotherapy's conference with Charlie Glacier. NSGP is the local affiliate of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, AGPA. The conference theme this year is "Your Are Not Alone: The Sustaining Power of Group" and will be held June 8-10 at Simmons College. There will be a 3-day large group experience, which is a must for those interested in both the unconscious and social issues. Next year Dr. Sharp will be chair and is in the process of looking for a co-chair. The theme for 2019 is "Diving In" (and will be held again at Simmons on June 7-9th) and RFPs will be available at this year's conference. Contact DrWilliamSharp@gmail.com for more details.
Dr. Chorney Joins Board of the Program Committee of RIAPP
BGSP doctoral alumna Gabriele Chorney has joined the Rhode Island Association for Psychoanalytic Psychologies Program Committee. RIAPP is dedicated to building a forum regarding clinical and academic study of psychoanalysis. The program committee is currently finalizing speakers for the Fall 2018 conference addressing subjects such as psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis and Buddhism.
Dr. Jane Snyder Addresses Racism in the White House
BGSP President, Dr. Jane Snyder, issued a statement on racism. [Read More]
BGSP's Dr. John Madonna Publishes New Work
Emotional Presence in Psychoanalysis provides a detailed look at the intricacies of attaining emotional presence in psychoanalytic work. John Madonna and a distinguished group of contributors draw on both the relational and modern psychoanalytic schools of thought to examine a variety of different problems commonly experienced in achieving emotional resonance between analyst and patient, setting out ways in which such difficulties may be overcome in psychoanalytic treatment, practical clinical settings and in training contexts. (Publisher's description)
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