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Dr. Joe Lichtenberg – Motivation, babies, and how to: A story about stories
September 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Joe Lichtenberg is an absolute Icon in the field of Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. From his research and vast clinical experience he will share how early experiences influence later adaptation and effect therapy, his discovery and explanation of motivational systems as they replace the concept of drive theory and his guiding principles for exploratory psychotherapies.
This presentation will be rich with incisive clinical comments and clinical case material. Joe is a vital and energetic leader in the field and is constantly generating new and exciting ideas and understandings. Your attendance will be well rewarded.
2. Will learn qualities and capacities beginning in the first year that support adaptation throughout life
3. Will know the 10 principles of approach to psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Introduction
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Dr. Lichtenberg
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 12:15 p.m. Dr. Lichtenberg
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Bruce Ervin, Clinical Case Presentation
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Dr. Lichtenberg – comments on case
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Summary and Discussion
Dr. Lichtenberg is a practicing psychoanalyst in Washington, D.C. He received his psychiatric training at Spring Grove State Hospital and the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he served as Clinical Director. He has written articles about the psychoses, psychosomatic illnesses, psychoanalytic theory, attachment theory, technique, and applied psychoanalysis. In 1976, as an Adjunct Professor, he taught a course on Biographies written by psychoanalysts at the Humanities Center of the Johns Hopkins University College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Lichtenberg is the chairman of an on-going workshop/seminar on creativity. He is a member of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, past president of the Baltimore Psychoanalytic Society, past president of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and Supervising Analyst of the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (New York).
He is the Editor-in-Chief of: Psychoanalytic Inquiry and the Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series. He presented a Plenary Address at the December 1996 meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He is an Emeritus Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University, and a current member of the program committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He is a Founder, Director Emeritus and training and supervising analyst of the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (Washington,
DC). He is the co-editor of Reflections on Self Psychology (1983), Empathy I and II (1984), and Attachment and Sexuality (2007). He is the author of Psychoanalysis and Infant Research (1983) , “The Talking Cure” (1985), Craft and Spirit: A Guide to the exploratory psychotherapies (2005), Sensuality and Sexuality across the Divide of Shame (2008), A Developmentalist’s Approach to Research, Theory, and Therapy (2015), and with Frank Lachmann and James Fosshage: Psychoanalysis and Motivation (1989), Self and Motivational Systems: Toward a Theory of Psychoanalytic Technique (1992), The Clinical Exchange: Techniques Derived From Self and Motivational Systems (1996), A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication in Psychoanalysis (2002), Psychoanalysis and Motivational Systems: A New Look (2010), and Enlivening the Self: The First Year, Clinical Enrichment, and The Wandering Mind (2015). Also: Reading Joseph D. Lichtenberg – Psychoanalytic Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice, Edited by Linda Gunsberg and Sandra G. Hershberg (2015).