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LGBTQ STUDY GROUP: Michael Combs, M.D. - Walking the Line Between Engulfment and Neglect

Date: Jan 9, 2019 8:30 pm



The LGBTQ STUDY GROUP of the William Alanson White Institute

The Annual Candidate Case Presentation



“Walking the Line Between Engulfment and Neglect”

Wed. January 9, 2019


William Alanson White Institute

20 W. 74 St., Room 3A

Presenter Bio:

Michael Combs is a fourth-year candidate at the William Alanson White Institute. He has been a psychiatrist for fourteen years and has a private practice in Brooklyn, where he lives with his husband and his dog, Zoe.


Mark J. Blechner, PhD. is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in New York City. At the William Alanson White Institute, he is a training and supervising psychoanalyst. As the founder and director of the White Institute’s HIV Clinical Service (1991-2001), Dr. Blechner led the first psychoanalytic clinic devoted to working with people with AIDS, their relatives, and caregivers. Along with fifty articles and book chapters, Dr. Blechner has published four books: Hope and Mortality (1997), The Dream Frontier (2001), Sex Changes: Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis (2009) and The Mindbrain and Dreams: An Exploration of Dreaming, Thinking, and Artistic Creation (2018).



$95 for year-long attendance

$15 for one-time attendance


**Pizza and prosecco will be served.**

**All are welcome to attend.**


For inquiries regarding the LGBTQ Study Group please contact

Esin Egit, Ph.D. (Chair): e.egit@wawhite.org



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