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Upcoming Courses & Events

Salon | Social Event
12:00 - 4:00
Spark Arts, San Francisco

Join the PLC and Dr. Diane Borden for a screening and discussion of the 2014 film Clouds of Sils Maria, a French-German-Swiss co-production set in Sils Maria, Switzerland, starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz. Following the screening, Dr. Borden will discuss the film’s themes through a psychoanalytic and depth orientation, including aging and the acceptance of life changes, the impact of technology on human relationships, merging and separation of identity, and transformative retreat in the sublime and in the setting of the Swiss Alps. 

Lecture | Event
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The David Brower Center, East Bay

Join NCSPP and PCPG for our 12th Annual Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy Lecture as we host Dr. Carla Leone, who will be addressing how one thinks and works with couples through the lens of Self Psychology. She will ask the question: How does a couple promote a connection that helps each member of the couple consolidate and maintain a positive, vitalized sense of themselves as individuals within the couple?

Student Paper Presentation
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center, East Bay

Please join the Pre-Licensed Clinicians Committee in celebrating the work of Amber Trotter, Psy.D., on her paper titled, “Living Our Dreams or Dreaming a Nightmare: Reflections on an Increasingly Virtual Reality,” which received fort da’s 2018 Student Paper Award. Amber will present her paper, and a discussion facilitated by Brian Kuennemeier, Psy.D., will follow.

Salon | Social Event
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center, San Francisco

NCSPP’s Pre-licensed Clinicians Committee invites you to the 22nd 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. Karim Dajani, an immigrant psychoanalyst and instructor at SFCP. Dr. Dajani is deeply interested in the relationship between the individual and the collective.

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