Monthly White Society Colloquia

 

 

OPENING NIGHT 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021

EXTRAORDINARY KNOWING:  

CASE STUDIES OF BIPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

JANINE de PEYER, LCSW

author of Uncanny Communication and the Porous Mind

Discussant: ROBERT LANGAN, PhD

 

 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2021 

BEYOND INTERSUBJECTIVITY

MARY TENNES, PhD 

author of Tell all the truth but tell it slant: Psychoanalysis and the Uncanny 

Discussant: NEIL ALTMAN, PhD 

 

 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022

UNCONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION

BETWEEN THEAPIST AND PAIENT:

THE ORDINARY UNCANNINESS OF EVERYDAY PSYCHOANLYTIC LIFE

ANTHONY BASS, PhD 

author of It Takes One to Know One, or Whose Unconscious Is It Anyway?

Discussant: SUZANNE LITTLE, PhD 

 

 


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022

BION: ON COMMUNICATING THE INEFFABLE

JAMES OGILVIE, PhD  

Co-founder, the Contemplative Studies Project 

of New York

Discussant: SETH ARONSON PsyD

 

 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022

A JUNGIAN PERSPECTIVE: ZEN  AND ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY

MORGAN STEBBINS, MDiv, LMSW, DMin, LP

author of The Vas Bene Clausum: Its Practical 

and Ethical Implications; A Model of Analytical Being

Moderator: LORI BOHM, PhD

 

 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

LISTENING FOR THE SPOKEN AND UNSPOKEN

TERRI RUBINSTEIN, PhD

author of The Integration of Empathy and  Compassion: 

Healing the Alienation of Duality 

Discussant:  SARA WEBER, PhD  

 

 


THE 2021-22 COLLOQUIA PLANNING COMMITTEE 

Rande Brown, LCSW, President, WAW Psychoanalytic Society & Colloquia Co-Chair, 

Robert Langan, PhD, Co-Chair,  Seth Aronson, PsyD, Lori Bohm, PhD,

Suzanne Little, PhD, Ruth Livingston, PhD 

 

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 


OCTOBER 15, 2021

EXTRAORDINARY KNOWING:  

CASE STUDIES OF BIPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Speaker:

JANINE de PEYER, LCSW

Learning Objectives:

Discuss what is meant by the concept of unconscious communication
Explain how the uncanny might function in the clinical encounter

 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2021 

BEYOND INTERSUBJECTIVITY

Speaker:

MARY TENNES, PhD,  

Learning Objectives:

Define what is meant by the concept of transpersonal communication
Explore how unconscious communication might occur between two individuals in the therapeutic encounter
 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022

UNCONSCIOUS COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THEAPIST AND PAIENT:

THE ORDINARY UNCANNINESS OF EVERYDAY PSYCHOANLYTIC LIFE

Speaker:

ANTHONY BASS, PhD 

Learning Objectives:

Express a notion of the possible ubiquity of unconscious communication
Explain how unconscious communication functions in everyday clinical encounters

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022

BION: ON COMMUNICATING THE INEFFABLE

Speaker:

JAMES OGILVIE, PhD  

Learning Objectives:

Explore what Bion means by the concept of communication 
Discuss how to conceptualize ineffability in the clinical encounter. 

 

 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022

A JUNGIAN PERSPECTIVE: ZEN AND ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Speaker:

MORGAN STEBBINS, MDiv, LMSW, DMin, LP, 

Learning Objectives:

Discuss an expanded understanding of the concept of the analytic container
Explain the ways in which the unconscious perception of the analytic container impacts the dynamics of the transference and countertransference 

 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

LISTENING FOR THE SPOKEN AND UNSPOKEN

Speaker:

TERRI RUBINSTEIIN, PhD, LMFT

 Learning Objectives:

Discuss an expanded notion of the concept of listening
Explain the difference between empathy and compassion.