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April 2017

Classics on the Couch Series: Vertigo

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Classics on the Couch: Movie Discussion Series Vertigo (1958) Dr. Emily Fox- Kales Friday, April 28 | 7:00 to 8:30 PM Details The films of director Alfred Hitchcock have long fascinated psychoanalysts as well as the general public-- and none more than his 1958 masterpiece Vertigo. Part film noir, part detective thriller, and above all a psychological study of obsession, Vertigo contains not only Hitchcock’s most revolutionary cinematography but also a wonderfully complex hero who viewers will want to put on…

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May 2017

Gender and Sexuality: Clinical Issues in a Shifting Cultural Landscape

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Gender and Sexuality:  Clinical Issues in a Shifting Cultural Landscape  Dr. Danielle Egan, and Dr. Jane Snyder Thursday, May 4 | 7:00- 8:30 PM  Details Over the last decade, we have witnessed a rise in the visibility of gender and sexual diversity in this country. These changes can be seen in popular culture, the law and everyday life. For example, there is increasing awareness regarding the lives and rights of transgender and gender nonconforming people as well as an understanding that…

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Clinical and Cultural Study through a Psychoanalytic Lens

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Clinical and Cultural Study through a Psychoanalytic Lens Friday, May 12 | 7:00 to 9:00 PM   Details In recent years there has been an explosion of research in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytically informed fields of study. This has advanced both the understanding of human motivation and the effectiveness of treatment approaches.  The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, (BGSP), is dedicated to the importance of systematic investigation in its degree and training programs. This panel of graduates of Master’s and Doctoral…

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Classics on the Couch Series: Star Wars

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Classics on the Couch: Movie Discussion Series Star Wars (1977) Dr. William Sharp Friday, May 19 | 7:00 to 8:30 PM Details A long time ago, in a galaxy far away... Freud discovered a new hope for civilization and its discontents- the unconscious. Prior to his explorations, slips and accidents were thought by many to be triggered by a force outside the self. Freud's ideas strike back against that and challenge us to face the dark and light sides within ourselves.…

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Bob Dylan and His Music

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Bob Dylan and His Music Friday, May 26 Registration and Reception   6:00 to 7:00 PM Panel:  7:00 PM “His powerful, beautiful, transformative and unforgettable songs helped to spur righteousness through the heart of the civil rights movement.”  (Kennedy, Time, Dec. 2016). Superlatives abound for Bob Dylan as a poet, song writer and performer and highlight his influence on literature, music and social activism.  In commemoration of Dylan being awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, this event features commentaries…

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June 2017

Social Justice and Human Rights Series: Psychoanalysis in El Barrio Screening and Discussion

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Psychoanalysis in El Barrio Screening and Discussion Dr. Lourdes Mattei María de Lourdes Mattei Saturday, June 10 | 1:00 to 3:00 PM   Details Psychoanalysis in El Barrio, winner of the PEP 2015 Video Grant, is a film that challenges the not-uncommon notion that Hispanic patients affected by poverty can only benefit from therapies that rely on very concrete interventions. The documentary features: Carlos Padrón (Venezuela); Christopher Christian (Puerto Rico); Daniel Jose Gaztambide (Puerto Rico); David Ramirez (Mexico); Ernesto Mujica…

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Classics on the Couch Series: Citizen Kane

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Classics on the Couch: Movie Discussion Series Citizen Kane (1941) Dr. Ron Goldman Friday, June 23 | 7:00 to  8:30 PM Details Considered by many the greatest film ever made, Orson Welles' first feature film is highly relevant today.  We will explore what drove this very rich, narcissistic man to want to make the world into how own image ultimately destroying all those around him as well as himself.   Continuing Education Objectives:  Participants will be able to: Explore the nature of…

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