“Our Multiplicity of Lives, Theories and Attitudes:
Commensurability and Incommensurability In Psychoanalysis”
Saturday, February 25, 2017
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Registration & light lunch at 12:30 PM
3 CE/CME hours available
Can the multiplicity of theoretical and personal “scientific paradigms” within contemporary psychoanalysis, as well as the attitudes they foster —on the level of theory as well as clinical practice— be one of fruitful coexistence, interpenetration, and communication, despite apparent incommensurability between and among certain of such paradigms? Or are we doomed in such multiplicity to be forever segregated and compartmentalized by our convictions, what they hold to be real, true and important, and the languages used to covey them? This conference explores these questions, expanding upon ways of inquiring into, and conceptualizing, the nature of any psychotherapist’s scientific paradigm—his/her organizing convictions, values, and language. Coburn and Maduro argue that highlighting and working within a sense of respect for the personal, historical nature of our paradigms, and the discrepancies between them, is a substantial source of increasing vitality and aliveness within the analytic dyad and our field at large.
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William J. Coburn, Ph.D., Psy.D., is Founding Editor Emeritus and Consulting Editor of the International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and an Editorial Board Member of Psychoanalytic Inquiry. He is a Faculty Member and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles.
Peter N. Maduro, J.D., Psy.D., Psy.D is a clinical and forensic psychologist, and psychoanalyst with a private practice in Santa Monica & South Pasadena, CA. He is a Faculty Member and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles.
Moderator & Discussants:
Moderator Earl D. Bland, Psy.D., (Professor of Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University) and discussants Maxwell S. Sucharov, M.D., (Psychoanalytic-psychiatrist in Private Practice, Vancouver, B.C.) and John Riker, Ph.D., (Professor of Philosophy, Colorado College) will join the presenters in an exploration of the multiplicity of theoretical and personal “scientific paradigms” within contemporary psychoanalysis.
To sign-up please call the office at (310) 207-8441 and we will be able to accept your credit card payment over the phone until Friday, February 24th at 3pm (PST). Walk-ins are welcome, but we can not guarantee a spot for you. Seats are filling up quickly!
Presentation will be at ICP:
10780 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Goals and Objectives:
- Formulate and summarize what commensurable and incommensurable ideas in psychoanalysis mean and how these ideas, clinical and theoretical, enter into the transference-countertransference system in clinical work.
- Observe, describe, and discuss the manifestations of a theorist’s personal history as it emerges in his/her own psychoanalytic theory.
- Design a method of critical self-reflection in order to discern the personal, historical influences that shape one’s own theories and interdisciplinary convictions, and extend it to understand the commensurability or incommensurability (their relative compatibility) of them with other theories (within or outside psychoanalysis).
3.0 CE/CME: credits are available for Physicians, Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, LPCC’s and LEP’S for attending this program in its entirety.
PHYSICIANS: The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis designates this live learning experience for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 3 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
SOCIAL WORKERS, MFT, LEP’s & LPCC’s: This course meets the qualifications for (depending on the program) Continuing Education Credits for Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed Educational Psychologists and/or Licensed Professional California Counselors as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #PCE7).
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No one in the planning or presentation of this activity has any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest to disclose.