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Upcoming Courses & Events

Lecture | Event
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The David Brower Center, East Bay

Join NCSPP and PCPG for our 11th Annual Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy Lecture as we host David Hewison of Tavistock Relationships. Dr. Hewison will highlight Winnicott's and Bollas’ rich contributions to psychoanalysis and elaborate his own view on how these ideas can be creatively applied to understanding couple relationships. Shawnee Cuzzillo will serve as discussant and, in the afternoon, Dr. Hewison will illustrate his innovative ideas with a couple case presentation.

Salon | Social Event
12:00 - 4:00
San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis (SFCP), San Francisco

Join the PLC and Dr. Milena Edwards for a screening and discussion of the Oscar-nominated film Phantom Thread, a period piece set in 1950s London that follows an artist’s complicated romantic and family relationships. Following the screening, Dr. Milena Edwards will discuss the film through a psychoanalytic lens. Popcorn will be served.

Salon | Social Event
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Private Home in San Francisco, San Francisco

NCSPP’s Pre-licensed Clinicians Committee invites you to the 23rd in a series of conversations with senior clinicians in the field of depth psychology. Join your colleagues for a stimulating evening of food, wine, and conversation with Dr. Nicolle Zapien, who will discuss her research on infidelity, consent, desire, ethics and the role of technology in decision making, especially related to decisions around sex.

We are committed to the study of psychoanalytic psychology and to encourage its interest in Northern California's professional and general communities.

NCSPP’s varied array of learning opportunities; our journal fort da; our e-newsletter Impulse; and numerous special events and projects are all brought to you by scores of volunteers who work to support NCSPP’s mission. Our educational programs include continuing education credit for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers.

NCSPP News

We are seeking nominations for the NCSPP 2018 Community Service Award to be presented for outstanding community service by an individual or a mental health organization in the field of psychoanalytic psychology.

In Conversation with Fernando Castrillon
by Kellen Grayson, Psy.D.

The NCSPP Board invites current and recently graduated students (pre-licensed) to submit original papers to be considered for the NCSPP Annual Student Paper Award. This award offers local graduate students, who have not published, the chance to publish their papers in the NCSPP journal, fort da, and present it at an NCSPP scientific meeting with invited discussants. Also, NCSPP will award the winning author $250.

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