Society for Psychoanalysis & Psychoanalytic Psychology

Annual Conference Spring 2020


Is Passion Enough? The Dislocation of Psychoanalysis from Public Sector Mental Health 

Thursday, March 19, 2020; 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Conference Level


Larry Rosenberg, Ph.D., (Moderator) 

Amira Simha-Alpern, Ph.D., 

The “Stern effect”: Undoing prejudice against psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic prejudice 

Phyllis Cohen, Ph.D., 

The challenges of bringing an attachment-based psychoanalytic sensibility into a foster care agency 

Joshua Essery, Ph.D., 

“Whose needs to be reckoned with? Resonance and dissonance with psychoanalysis and administration in community mental health.”

Richard Hansen, Ph.D., 

A Psychoanalyst’s Reckoning: Although My Patients Are Thriving, My Profession is Dying

Tracy Prout, Ph.D., 

Our Future Depends on Empirical Research

Ionas Sapountzis, Ph.D., 

Are We Present Enough? Insisting on a Psychoanalytic Perspective in Schools

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