February 15, 1998 (Sunday)
Michigan Union, Ann Arbor
11:00 a.m.----1:00 p.m

"The Sequestering of Sado-Masochism in Women's Lives"
Kerry Kelly Novick

Mrs. Novick is a child, adolescent, and adult psychoanalyst. She is a Training and Supervising Analyst with the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council. Mrs. Novick is currently on the faculty of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute. Trained with Anna Freud at the Anna Freud Centre, London, England and the New York Freudian Society, she was formerly Lecturer in Psychoanalysis at the University of Michigan Medical School. Mrs. Novick has published extensively in professional journals, and has consulted to numerous popular magazines on issues of child development and parenting. She is Clinical Director of Allen Creek Preschool, a therapeutic preschool in Ann Arbor.

No Fee

March 14, 1998 (Saturday)
Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor, North Campus location
All day seminar 8:30 a.m.---4:00 p.m.

"The Shadow of the Subject: The Self as Creator of Psychic Reality"
James Grotstein,.M.D.

Afternoon Case Presentation to Dr. Grotstein by Carol Levin, M.D., who is in private practice in Okemos, Michigan. Dr. Levin has been a long time member and supporter of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council. Dr. Grotstein is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the U.C.L.A. School of Medicine and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Institute and the Psychoanalytic Center of California. This conference will help elucidate ways in which early caregiver deficits become translated by the infant/child into terrifying psychic realities, living structures formed in early life and carried into adulthood. Dr. Grotstein will present a medley of his recent writings which integrate Klein's conception of projective identification as an intra-psychic process and Winnicott's conception of creation and play.

Regular: $90
Student: Grad/U.G $40
MPC Candidate: $50

Regular: $100
Student: Grad/U.G. $45
MPC Candidate $60

April 19, 1998 (Sunday)
Grand Rapids Hilton Inn, Grand Rapids
11 a.m.---1:00 p.m.

"Analytic Conversations"
Janet Robinson, Ph.D. and Elizabeth A. Waiess, Psy.D.

Dr. Robinson and Dr. Waiess are Training and Supervising Analysts with the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council. Dr. Robinson is a therapist in private practice in Saginaw and a Professor of Psychology on the faculty of Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Waiess is a therapist in private practice in Okemos; she has extensive experience treating survivors of trauma who demonstrate severe disruption of their psychic life as a result of this trauma. Dr. Waiess will present clinical material to Dr. Robinson and engage in a theoretical/clinical discussion with her.

No Fee

May 17, 1998 (Sunday)
Michigan Union, Ann Arbor
11:00 a.m.---1:00 p.m.
Psychoanalytic/Philosophical Panel Interactive with Audience

"Determinants of Psychotic Anxiety: Elements of the Intra-Psychic Structure of Madness Seen in Winnicott's Piggle"
Panel to be announced

No Fee

The Fall, 1998 MPC Program Year will begin on Saturday, September 19th with a half day seminar in East Lansing. Modern Psychoanalysis and Spirituality will be the topic of this seminar. Presenters:
Ellen L. K. Toronto, Ph.D. Ann Arbor
Diane B. Drayson, A.M., BCD Ann Arbor
Norman G. Gordon, Ph.D. Ann Arbor
Robert J. Lovinger, Ph.D. Mt. Pleasant

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Kathleen Koepele, A.C.S.W. at or fax (517) 333-8158.

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