Upcoming Courses & Events
Psychoanalysis began as a technique for freeing up blockages in desire that Freud thought created neurosis. In this class, we will take a fresh look at Oedipal dynamics in an effort to understand how the inhibition or liberation of desire works to either free the mind and its development, or constrict it. Through this study, I hope students will gain an understanding as to why the Oedipal Complex remains of central value both theoretically and clinically.
Due to the frenetic pace of agency work in community mental health, finding time for self-care and building professional connections, among other things, can be hard! The social mixers intend to address both needs by providing a culturally engaging social event where folks who do similar work across different agencies can get together to build connections in a relaxing and fun way.
NCSPP’s Pre-licensed Clinicians Committee invites you to the 24th in a series of conversations with experienced clinicians in the field of depth psychology. Join your colleagues for an evening of food, wine, and timely discussion with Dr. Francisco González about Social/Community Psychoanalysis, which not only has links to questions of culture, race, ethnicity, and identity, but also opens the larger question of what we understand psychoanalysis itself to be.
While meditation is often recommended for people with stress and trauma, unintended psychological impacts are common. In this class, we will learn how a history of trauma can impact the experience of meditation, and how to skillfully identify and work with this trauma residue. We will review the neurobiology of trauma and how it affects brain functions. We will examine the most common impacts of trauma on meditation, including agitation, fearfulness, dissociation, and spiritual bypassing. Methods of intervention and inquiry will be discussed, including participants own clinical material.
NCSPP's Digital Media and Technology Committee is looking for new committee members as we use digital technologies to expand the reach and accessibility of NCSPP to members and the wider community.
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