Workshops

2011 Events & Workshop Series

January - March 10

Therapeutic Regression and the work of Sandor Ferenczi and Michael Balint
10-week course (Thursday evenings). Instructor: Jeffrey Lewis, PhD

February 2 - March 16

Revolutionary Object Relations Theory of Ronald Fairbairn
Primal Character Trauma and Fundamental Self-sabotaging Addictions to Our Internal "Bad" Objects. 
7-week course (Wednesday mornings). Instructor: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP

February 12

Dances of Intimacy
Enactments and Transference in Family and Couples' Therapy from an Object Relations Approach
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Workshop Leader: Claire B. Steinberger, EdD, JD

February 26, 2011

Annual Conference Dialectics of Mortality and Immortality:
Time as an Object, Persecutory or Holding.

Presenter:
Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP; Moderator: Jeffrey Lewis, PhD; Discussants: Margaret Yard, PhD;
Dr. Jeffrey
Rubin, PhD; and Jeffrey Seinfeld, PhD

March 17 - May 26

Psychopathology and Character Disorders and the Object Relations Approach to Treatment
British Object Relations Theorists and Their Followers. 10-week course (Thursday evenings).
Instructor: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP

March 23 - May 11

Wilfred Bion and His Fundamental Clinical Concepts of the Analyst as an Actively Processing
Psychic Container for the Patient's Intolerable Internal World
7-week course (Wednesday mornings). Instructor: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP

May 18 - June 29

American Object Relations Theory and Its Integration of the Seminal Contributions of the
British Object Relations Theorists to Understanding Trauma and Character Disorder
Reparation in Clinical Work
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7-week course (Wednesday mornings). Instructor: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP

Dates for the Following Workshops - Dates to be announced

Intervention Strategies in Couples' Therapy
Workshop Leader: Albert Brok, PhD, ABPP. Scheduled for March 2011.

Time as an Object: Time Management from the Inside Out  •  Mourning and Self Integration 
Self Sabotage: Loyalty to Primal Others  •  True Self: The Emerging Voice and Its Obstacles 
Internal Editors

Workshop Leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NPsyA, D.Litt

Individual courses & seminars (new in 2011)
Please, inquire more information by calling 646-522-0387 or emailing to Admin@ORINYC.org

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All Workshop Fees: Pre-registration @ $75 for non-students, $40 for students only
At the door registration: @ $85 for non-students, $50 for students. Information on registration for the Annual Conference
on the "Conference" page of this web site.

Pre-register via Mail (for the workshop, send checks or money orders only):
c/o Object Relations Institute,
75-15 187 street, Fresh Meadows, NY, 11366-1725
Phone: 646-522-0387, or Fax: 718-785-3270
E-mail Admin@orinyc.org or adminORInyc@gmail.com

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2010 Workshop Series

January 16

ENVY: Envy as Hunger, as Destruction of the Good, and as Inhibitor of Love and Creative
Self-Expression (Loss of Voice), & Envy as the Projected Evil Eye
(Click here to read more)

Workshop Leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NCPsyA, D.Litt

March 28

The Nature and Use of Meaningful Coincidences (Synchronicities) While Working with
Patients in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
(Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Gibbs A. Williams, PhD

May 8

Psychotherapeutic Exorcism of Internal Demonic Objects in Regressed Persecutory
and Schizoid Ego States
(Click here to read more)
Workshop Leaders: Jeffrey Seinfeld, PhD & Sharmeen Khan, LMSW

May 15

Erotic Passion and Erotic Transference
(Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NCPsyA, D.Litt
Open House - from 3pm to 5pm

May 23

Love, Loss, and Madness as Manifested in the Life and Music of Robert Schumann
(Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Lawrence Wetzler, PhD

June 6

Open House - from 1 to 3:30 pm

June 12

Wanted: A Relationship Dead or Alive? The Not So Ideal Ego, the Capacity to Love,
and Inter-subjective Object Relations
(Click here to read more)

Workshop Leader: Al Brok, PhD

June 19

Dances of Intimacy:  Family Therapy with an Object Relationships Lens (Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Claire B. Steinberger, Ed.D., J.D.

July 17 (Saturday)

Getting Into the Skin of Your Patients: Analyst as an Instrument (Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NPsyA, D.Litt.

July 24 (Saturday)

The Nature and Use of Meaningful Coincidences (Synchronicities) While Working with
Patients in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
(Click here to read more)
Workshop Leader: Gibbs Williams, PhD.

July 31 (Saturday)

Truths about Coping with Frustration, Anxiety, and Stress
Workshop Leader: Gibbs Williams, PhD.

September 25 (Saturday)

Time as an Object
Workshop leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NPsyA, D.Litt.

November 13 (Saturday)

Intervention Strategies in Couples’ Therapy
Workshop Leader: Albert Brok, PhD.

December 5 (Sunday)

Contemporary Advances in the Diagnostic Assessment and Psychotherapy of Bipolar
and
other Mood Disorders: Bio-chemical, Genetic, Neuro-science and Object
Relations Dimensions.

Workshop Moderators: Jeffrey Seinfeld, PhD &
Mike Gropper, DSW.

(TBA)
Object Relations Perspectives on Phantom of the Opera and Its Demon Lover
Theme: the Modern Film
Workshop Leader: Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NCPsyA, D.Litt
Click here for Dr. Kavaler-Adler's article on “Object Relations Perspectives on Phantom of the Opera and
Its Demon Lover Theme: the Modern Film,” appearing in the June 2009 edition of the American Journal
of Psychoanalysis, vol, 69 (2).

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2009 Workshop Series 

 

February 21

Guilt: From Neurotic to Existential Guilt as Grief and Compassion:

The Question as an Object.

Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D., ABPP, NCPsyA, D.Litt

 

February 28

An Object Relations View on the Role of Loss in Infertility:
Treatment and Adoption

Lisa Schuman, LCSW

April 18

Resolving Self Sabatoge: An Object Relations Perspective
Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D. ABPP, NCPsyA, D. Litt

May 9

The Creative Use of Melancholia
Jeffrey Seinfeld, Ph.D. and Robinson Lillienthal, Ph.D.
Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D., ABPP, NCPsyA, D. Litt – Discussant

June 20

Self Sabotage II: The Ghost of Unconscious Loyalties
Susan Kavaler-Adler, Ph.D. ABPP, NCPsyA, D.Litt

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