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Introducing Psychoanalytic Therapy Into China by Ralph and Lana Fishkin

For several years, the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance (CAPA) has provided treatment, training, and supervision to Chinese mental health professionals over the Internet. The lack of Chinese analysts and mentors has created an intense demand for psychodynamic psychotherapy training and treatment, which CAPA is addressing, using Skype and other distance communication technologies.  This chapter describes the project, its scope and […]

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Publication: Jeremy Elkins, Re-Visiting Destruction in ‘The Use of an Object’

Jeremy Elkins, a fourth-year candidate and Associate Professor of Political Science at Bryn Mawr College, has published “Re-Visiting Destruction in ‘The Use of an Object’” in the current issue of Psychoanalytic Quarterly. The paper is part of a larger project on the place of movement and aggression in the development and organization of the self. It follows his first paper […]

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IMPORTANT: SNOW CLOSURE!

Due to the impending snow storm, the PCOP office will close at 4:00 pm today, Monday, March 13. The Faculty Case Conference that is scheduled for tonight is cancelled. If it is rescheduled, we will let you know.   The PCOP office will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. All classes and activities are cancelled.   Thank you, and stay […]

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The Non-Fundamental Rule: Persistence of a Fatal Category Error

The Non-Fundamental Rule: Persistence of a Fatal Category Error Waelder Lecture Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Rockland Mansion – East Fairmount Park, 3810 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121   Presenter: DALE BOESKY, MD   Dr. Boesky will discuss the fateful consequences of our persistent confusion about the status of the “Fundamental Rule”. He will highlight the […]

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Distance Education Teaching Workshop

March 4, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Presenter: David Scharff, MD This workshop will describe the uses of distance technology for the various activities involved in teaching psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, including didactic seminars, case conferences, supervision, process groups, and clinical examinations. It will also briefly cover the evolving technology, issues of legality and ethics, and the relationship to political […]

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PPS: Four Kinds of Analytic Listening (Clinical)

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location: College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Presenter: Salman Akhtar, MD 2 CE/CME credits available This lecture will highlight four types of analytic listening: objective, subjective, empathic, and intersubjective. Through lecture and discussion, Dr. Akhtar will expand upon the audience’s understanding of patient syntax and countertransferential […]

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MLK Day of Service

In honor of the 2017 MLK Day of Service, we will be doing a clothing/toy drive. For the rest of the month of January, PCOP will be collecting Lap blankets and Depends for senior citizens New children’s books and children’s toys   These items will be distributed throughout the Philadelphia area.   Click here for other MLK Day service opportunities.

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Spring Open House – March 26, 2017

Attending PCOP’s Open House is a great way to experience what our training programs and our members have to offer. Our Spring Open House will take place on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.    Please note: There is a Manny Flick regatta on this day. You will still be able to get to PCOP, but there will […]

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Kramer-Mahler Lectures – Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25

PRESENTERS: Jack Novick, PhD, and Kerry Kelly Novick   OCD and Sadomasochism Friday, February 24, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm People suffering from OCD are now rarely referred for psychoanalytic treatment. Using clinical material from the treatment of a late adolescent, the Novicks demonstrate that psychoanalysis remains the treatment of choice for these problems. Program Flyer REGISTER HERE   […]

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Scholarships and Financial Aid Available!

Here’s what some of our students said about the scholarships available to them:   “The Claffie Scholarship made it possible for me to expand my knowledge and understanding of psychodynamic therapy while also learning the value of implementing specific techniques in my work as a clinical social worker. Without the scholarship I would not have been able to pursue this […]

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