43rd Annual Symposium of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Society

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Narcissism, Illusion and the Passage of Time:

Roadblocks and Pathways to Intimacy

Invited Presenters:

Sarah Schoen, PhD and Stephen Seligman, DMH

Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave.

Detroit, MI 48202, USA

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Guest Speakers:

Sarah Schoen, Ph.D. (New York, NY)

Stephen Seligman, D.M.H. (San Francisco)

Stephen Seligman, D.M.H., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco; Joint Editor-in-Chief of Psychoanalytic Dialogues; Training and Supervising Analyst at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, and Clinical Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis.  Dr. Seligman has authored over 70 publications, including Relationships in Development: Infancy, Intersubjectivity, Attachment (Routledge).  He is also co-editor of the American Psychiatric Press’ Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice.  He is also associate editor of Studies in Gender and Sexuality, and a member of the founding executive board of the Journal of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

Sarah Schoen, Ph.D., is Faculty and Supervising Analyst, William Alanson White Institute’s Psychoanalytic Training Program and Eating Disorders, Compulsions and Addictions Program; faculty at New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis; and invited speaker at Columbia Psychoanalytic Institute for Training and Research on the topics of gender, narcissism, and relational psychoanalysis. She is coeditor (with Jean Petrucelli) of Unknowable, Unspeakable, and Unsprung:  Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Scandal, Truth, Secrets and Lies (2017).  Her recent articles include: “Afraid to Commit: Proposing Psychoanalysis and the Paradox of the Analyst’s Desire” (Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 2015), and ‘The Culture of Interrogation: Evaluating Detainees at Guantanamo Bay” (International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 2017).  Dr. Schoen is on the editorial board of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. She is in private practice in New York’s Flatiron District.