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March 2017

Spring 2017 Continuing Education Event Schedule

March 17 - May 10
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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BGSP's Department of Continuing Education is pleased to present an early preview of our Spring 2017 event schedule.  Individual event listing, details, and registration is coming soon.  In the mean time, take an early look at our offerings for the spring: Tell me a story: A Sociocultural and Psychoanalytic Approach to Women in Iran Saturday, April 22 1:00 to 2:30 PM Gender and Sexuality: Clinical Issues in a Shifting Cultural Landscape Thursday, May 4 7:00- 8:30 PM Clinical and Cultural…

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Classics on the Couch Series: Star Wars

March 17 @ 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, March 17 | 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…

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Social Justice and Human Rights Series: The Psychoanalyst as Citizen

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Social Justice and Human Rights Series The Psychoanalyst as Citizen: Clinical, Ethical, and Historical Perspectives Dr. Bennett Simon Thursday, March 23 | 7:00 to 8:30 PM  Details This talk addresses issues that may remove us from our comfort zone as clinicians. It reviews the history of how psychoanalysts have dealt with the interrelationship between their clinical work and their ethical obligations as citizens to engage in the political and social world around them. Clinical work suffers if not informed by…

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Webinar for Prospective Students

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Please join us for our Webinar on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 11:00 am EST You will learn: What kinds of degrees BGSP offers, and what kinds of careers they prepare you for The high expected growth rate of those careers That BGSP programs teach how unconscious forces shape human behavior, and that this understanding can be applied to clinical work, public policy, business, the arts, and everyday life What modern psychoanalysis is, how it differs from other clinical orientations…

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April 2017

Social Justice and Human Rights Series: Trauma, Identity, and Social Justice

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Series: Social Justice and Human Rights Trauma, Identity, and Social Justice Dr. Marilyn Charles Saturday, April 1 |10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon   Details Opposing the trend towards simplistic ‘solutions’ to complex problems, the psychoanalytic lens is an invaluable tool that helps us to focus our efforts in ways that might make a difference.  This presentation addresses some of the ways in which our current society opposes the development of precisely the reflective capacities we need in order to work towards…

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Prospective Student Info Session

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Join us for our Info Session on Thursday, April 6th at 6:00 pm EST Prospective Student Info Sessions at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis are an excellent opportunity to see the School and learn about the BGSP experience, academic programs, modern psychoanalytic training, career options, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more. Adult learners are welcome and often find that BGSP can advance or enhance their careers. Location All Informational Open Houses are held at 1581 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446. For…

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Social Justice and Human Rights Series: Defining Cultural Competence

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BGSP, 1581 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Series: Social Justice and Human Rights Defining Cultural Competence Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra Friday, April 14 | 7:00 to 8:30 PM  Details This presentation highlights psychoanalytic understandings of sociocultural context in psychotherapy, and describes a framework with a systematic inclusion of cultural competence as a core emphasis of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. A historical overview of both psychoanalytic neglect and contributions to understandings of sociocultural context, and specific contemporary psychoanalytic approaches to culturally informed practice, such as the recognition of social oppression and the…

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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 am - 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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Classics on the Couch Series: Citizen Kane

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 Citizen Kane (1941) Dr. Ron Goldman Friday, May 19 | 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…

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