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Riggs Presenters Discussing Conflict at the Division 39 Annual Meeting

Conflict is the theme of the 34th annual spring meeting of The American Psychological Association (APA) Division 39 (Division of Psychoanalysis). Although conflict is experienced at many levels - from individual suffering, to interpersonal and familial struggles, to violence and war, there are often few forums to discuss and learn from these experiences. This year’s program will promote a pluralistic dialogue to engage conflict openly and directly in an effort to hear differentiated perspectives with the goal of negotiation, clarification and understanding. Three Austen Riggs staff members will be presenting in this year’s program in New York City, taking place April 23 – 27. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
3:30PM – 5:00PM

Starting a Practice, The How-To’s of Setting Up a Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Practice (or Things They Never Taught You In Graduate School)
Marilyn Charles, Ph.D., ABPP discussant

Friday, April 25
1:00PM- 2:50PM

Panel: Childhood Sexual Abuse and Conflicts: The Traumatic Sequelae
Jeremy M. Ridenour, Psy.D.
Psychological Caretaking: Changing Object Relations for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Ethics Committee Panel: Sexual Boundary Violations: Causes and Effects
Jane G. Tillman, Ph.D., ABPP, chair

Saturday, April 26
8:00AM – 9:50AM

Panel: Psychoanalysis: Towards an End to the Religious Wars: A Roundtable
Marilyn Charles, Ph.D., ABPP, moderator
Contributions from Klein and Bion to Contemporary Practice

Of Interest

Thursday, April 24
2:00PM – 2:50PM

Animals: The Life and Work of Vamik Volkan
Molly S. Castelloe, Ph.D.

Learn more about Division 39 or see the 2014 Spring Meeting Brochure for more conference information.

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American Psychological Association Division 39 and their President-Elect, Marilyn Charles, Ph.D., ABPP

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