Our Sunday morning meetings in Southfield feature presentations by members and invited guests on a wide variety of topics. Some recent presentations include:
“Children of the Holocaust,” Sander J. Breiner, M.D., and “History, Diagnosis, and Incommensurability”~ Response to Sander J. Breiner,” Silke-Maria Weineck, Ph.D.
“Failure in Psychoanalytic Therapy: An Oxymoron,”
Marvin Hyman, Ph.D.
“The Relationship in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Perspectives from the Cinema,” Jerold R. Brandell, Ph.D.
“Town Hall Meeting: Educational and Practice-Related Issues in a Changing Marketplace”
Conferences and Workshops (most recent examples)
March 2000: “The Experience of Psychoanalysis: What Does It Have to Offer If Not a “Cure”?? with Michael Guy Thompson, Ph.D. (San Francisco)
October 2000: MSPP’s 20th Anniversary Conference: “Courage to Change,” with Gloria E. Cruice, Ph.D., Patrick B. Kavanaugh, Ph.D., and Janusz Wrobel, Ph.D.
is evolving into an organizational and community resource for those interested
in keeping up with news about activities related to psychoanalytic practice
across local, state, national, and international levels.
Bureau of Section IV (Division 39)
members the opportunity to present their ideas to other local chapters of
status as a local chapter of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the APA gives our
members - -including those who are not Division 39 members - - a voice at the
MSPP News (some examples)
Letters to the Editor page gives members the opportunity to share and debate their views.
Member News feature allows members to make announcements (free of charge) about their practices and other professional activities.
Information on the activities of Division 39 and its Section of Local Chapters (Section IV), the Psychoanalytic Consortium, the APA, the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education, the National Coalition for Mental Health Professionals and Consumers and other organizations whose activities affect psychoanalytic practice.
News and updates about proposed legislation for mandatory continuing education for psychologists in Michigan.
for the Study of the Psychoanalytic Arts
section of MSPP promotes perspectives in psychoanalytic thinking and practice
from the point of view that psychoanalysis is not health-care.
Regular columns from the Academy appear in the MSPP News. Also, see www.AcademyAnalyticArts.org
This section of MSPP helps to support the psychoanalyses of mental health professionals and pediatricians in Michigan. See www.mspp.net for detailed information on these grants.