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series: connections and conversation

Connections and Conversation is a free monthly Zoom meeting, cultivating creativity and freedom of thought and feeling. We invite you to engage with our presenters and community as they share their interests and passions in conversation on current topics in psychoanalysis.

This free event that alternates times. The meeting begins with a 45 minute presentation followed by 45 minutes of conversation. This event is typically NOT recorded. If this changes, it will be announced at the meeting.

This series is open to all.

In case of questions please contact: [email protected]

Essential Essays from the Field

Saturday, March 8th, 2025 from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PT

Dr. Celenza will read several essays from her recent book Transference, Love, Being: Essential Essays from the Field. After each essay, there will be a discussion with the audience for a lively interactive experience throughout.

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Andrea Celenza, Ph.D.

Andrea Celenza, Ph.D. is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and Assistant Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is also Adjunct Faculty at the NYU Post-Doctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and The Florida Psychoanalytic Center. She has written numerous papers on love, sexuality and psychoanalysis and is on the Editorial Board of JAPA. She has two online courses and is the recipient of several awards. Her writings have been translated into Italian, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Chinese and Farsi. Her third book, entitled, Transference, Love, and Being: Essential Essays from the Field, was published in 2022 by Routledge and she has two forthcoming works, Erotic Transferences: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge, July, 2024) and a co-edited volume (with Murray Schwartz) of American Imago on Perverse Scenarios. Dr. Celenza is in private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, USA.

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CE Credit

Connections and Conversation is not eligible for any CE Credits
No one in the planning or presentation of this activity has any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest to disclose.

Special Accommodations

Please submit any requests for Special Accommodations to the ICP Office prior to registering or at your earliest convenience to ensure that we are able to assist.

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Watch recordings and download papers and slides from past Connections and Conversations and Decentralized Learning Experiences.