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Cape Conference: Where’s the Love?

July 31 - August 3

Where’s the Love?

BGSP’s 34th Annual Cape Conference
July 31 – August 3
Wellfleet Elementary School | 100 Lawrence Rd. | Wellfleet, MA
Conference meets 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM each day

Join the faculty of BGSP, students, colleagues and community participants for 4 days of dialogue.

Cape Conference: Where's the Love?

Tuesday, July 31

Session 1:
What About Love?
Dr. Snyder will lead a discussion introducing the role of love in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytically informed work.  Does love cure? Can it get in the way? What is love anyway? How is love related to other feelings?  Do modern psychoanalysts neglect love? Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions and case examples to share throughout the week.

Presenter: Jane Snyder, Ph.D., Cert.Psya.

Session 2:
Where is the Love at BGSP?
A student panel discussion exploring the expression of love among BGSP students and between BGSP students and faculty.

Panel: Ms. Cyriesse Hall, Ms. Pan Li, Ms. Bengisu Celik, Mr. Wes Alwan, Ms. Marjan Taleshian, Mr. Juan Faraoni, and Ms. SoYoung Chang
Moderator: Lorette Dussault, LICSW, Psya.D.
Respondent: Dr. Jane Snyder

Evening Event: Wine & Oysters, Dr. Snyder’s House, 5:30-7:30

Objectives
The participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytically informed work.
  • Discuss questions of love in cure, or obstructing cure; what is the nature of love; how is love related to other feelings?
  • Apply the concepts of love discussed to case material and life experience.

 

Wednesday, August 1

Session 1:
When, Where, and What is Love: Evolutionary, Neuroscientific, and Psychological Perspectives.
How do we understand the brain’s role in primary emotions and in the more complex secondary emotion of love?

Presenter:  Mr. Paolo Iacobucci
Discussant: Marjorie Goodwin, PMHCNS, Psya.D.

Session 2:
What is love anyway? And what is love in modern psychoanalysis?
Dr. Shepherd discusses the role positive affect plays in the theory, technique and practice of psychoanalysis.

Presenter: Mary Shepherd, Psya.D.

Evening Event: Barbecue hosted by the Student Association

Objectives
The participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the brain’s role in primary emotional and in the more complex secondary emotion of love.
  • Discuss the role that positive affect plays in the theory, technique and practice of psychoanalysis.
  • Apply the role of positive affect to clinical work.

Thursday, August 2

Session 1
Love of Things
Do things substitute for people in the unconscious?  Or do people substitute for things?  Evolutionary psychology and psychoanalysis offer complementary perspectives on the emotional significance of inanimate objects.

Presenter: Eugene Goldwater, M.D., Cert. Psya.

Session 2:
Eros:  What’s Love Got to do with it?   (Paper by Elizabeth Dorsey, MSW, Cert.Psya.)

What are internal and societal inhibitions to life instincts in the modern world?
How is love considered in couples treatment?
Case Presentations: John Miele, Ph.D. and Patricia Hugenberger, Psya.D.

Evening Activity: Bonfire on the Beach, hosted by the Student Association

Objectives
The participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the emotional significance of inanimate objects and discuss the question of whether things substitute for people in the unconscious.
  • Discuss how love is considered in couples treatment.
  • Discuss different approaches to working with couples as presented and apply to one’s own work.

Friday, August 3

Session 1:
A Study in the Resistance to Love.  A Case presentation by a Doctoral Candidate at BGSP. 

Presenter:  Ms. Julina Rundberg
Discussant:  TBD

Session 2:
Endings: Closure and wrap up for the week

Presenter: Lynn Perlman, Ph.D., Cert.Psya.

Objectives
The participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of resistance to love as to how it may affect having children.
  • Discuss what contributes to resistance to loving one’s partner.
  • Discuss how the resistances to love were resolved in case presented and how this might apply to one’s own clinical work.

Fee: $35.00 per day. $120.00 for the week
3 CE Credits/Clock Hours per day

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

Cape Conference: Where's the Love?

 

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

The 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 (BGSP) is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5676. The ACEP solely is responsible for this program, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is approved by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to be a Professional Development provider.

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Direct inquiries may be made regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514, 781-425-7700 or email: cihe@neasc.org

Direct inquiries may be made regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514, 781-425-7700 or email: cihe@neasc.org

Details

Start:
July 31
End:
August 3
Website:
http://cape2018.eventzilla.net

Venue

Wellfleet Elementary School
100 Lawrence Rd,
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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