Psychoanalysis Today: Relationships, Authenticity and the Social World

Thursday 25 July 2019 - London

Dr Stephen Seligman in interview with Dr Anne Alvarez

Psychoanalysis has fallen on hard times. It’s unpopular among psychiatrists, leftists, and rightists alike, and the main attention it gets in universities is from a handful of literature professors. But the analytic sensibility offers a foundational ethic for the construction of a more humane, communicative society. Amidst a multiplicity of cultural pressures to not know what is going on, the psychoanalytic ethic of authenticity stands for the recovery of history, and against concealed repressions and distractions. It insists that emotional cruelty and trauma are as real as physical pain, that the truth matters, and that the deeper truths matter the most.

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FULL PROGRAMME

19.00
Registration with wine reception

19.30
Dr Stephen Seligman
Dr Stephen Seligman will give an overview of his paper, The New Psychoanalysis

20.00
Dr Anne Alvarez & Dr Stephen Seligman
Dr Anne Alvarez will interview Dr Stephen Seligman and invite questions from participants

21.30
End

FEES

Handouts and lunch included
Early bird:
£25 (Available until 25 May)

Self-funded:
£35

Self-funded x 2:
£60

Organisationally-funded:
£60

Psychotherapy trainee:
£15 (Limited to 10 places)

CPD

Certificates of attendance for 2 hours will be provided at the event

VENUE

Herringham Hall
Regent’s University London
Inner Circle, Regent’s Park
London
NW1 4NS
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SCHEDULE

Thursday
19.00 Registration with wine reception
19.30 Dr Stephen Seligman
20.00 Dr Anne Alvarez will interview Dr Stephen Seligman
21.30 End

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