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CLINICAL EDUCATION MEETINGS - Going Too Far; A Relational Critique

Date: Sep 26, 2017 10:00 am
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CLINICAL EDUCATION MEETINGS

TUESDAYS 10-11:30

ROOM 3A

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

 

 

Joyce Slochower Ph.D. presents Going Too Far; A Relational Critique

 

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The relational ideal has implications for our therapeutic goals, our patients, and for ourselves. Who do we aim to be in the consulting room? How do we view our patient—her potential and her limitations? What are the clinical goals of a relational analysis? What might those goals occlude?   In this context I address the excesses of our ideal and the ways we may have gone too far. relational ideal has implications for our therapeutic goals, our patients, and for ourselves. Who do we aim to be in the consulting room? How do we view our patient—her potential and her limitations? What are the clinical goals of a relational analysis? What might those goals occlude?   In this context I address the excesses of our ideal and the ways we may have gone too far.

 

 

Joyce Slochower Ph.D. is Professor Emerita of Psychology at CUNY; Faculty, NYU Postdoctoral Program, Steven Mitchell Center, National Training Program of NIP, Philadelphia Center for Relational Studies & PINC in San Francisco.  Second Editions of her books, Holding and Psychoanalysis: A Relational Perspective and Psychoanalytic Collisions were released in 2014.  She is co-Editor, with Lew Aron and Sue Grand, of the forthcoming volumes “De-idealizing relational theory: a Critique from within” and “Decentering Relational Theory: a Comparative Critique”. Joyce  is in private practice in New York City where she sees individuals and couples, and also runs supervision and study groups.