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What Are Words Worth?
Some Reflections on the Circulation of Money in the Psychoanalytic Economy


Special Guest Speaker: Dany Nobus, Ph.D. Chairperson: Departments of Psychology and Psychoanalysis Brunel University, London

Moderator and Discussant: Siamak Movahedi, Ph.D. Training and Supervising Analyst Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis

This presentation will highlight the role of fees and money in understanding the dynamics of case material. The variables of transference, countertransference and how the treatment fee operates as a regulatory framework will be discussed. Comparison of psychoanalytic economy and consumer capitalism will also be presented.

Friday, April 19, 2013 7:30-9:00 PM

Professor Nobus is a world-renowned authority on the history, theory and practice of Lacanian psychoanalysis. He has published five books and authored over 100 articles and has presented his work at academic and professional institutions around the world. His research interests center around issues of clinical psychoanalytic work, with a special emphasis on technical matters.

1.5 CE Credits                

The participant will be able to:
1. Explain how the clinical fee operates as a regulatory framework for treatment.
2. Discuss how the patient's payment to the clinician is connected to the transference.
3. Discuss the relationship between money and work in the psychoanalytic economy.

This event is free, to register click here. Space is limited for this event. Please register early to hold a spot.

Target Audience: Mental Health Practitioners, including psychoanalysts, psychologists, (introductory to advanced level), social workers, counselors, nurses and educators.