The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis presents an innovative series of talks by Institute faculty that address contemporary psychoanalytic thinking and practice. Mental health professionals, scholars, and the interested public will gain a deeper appreciation of the relevance of psychoanalysis to contemporary life.

October 14, 2015 Prudence Gourguechon, MD
“The Citizen Psychoanalyst in Today’s Troubled World”
(Video -- Part 1, Part 2)

December 2, 2015 Charles Jaffe, MD
“The Unconscious Today”

January 20, 2016 Jonathan Lear, PhD
“Psychoanalysis and Ethical Life”

February 10, 2016 Frank Summers, PhD
"The Subject of Psychoanalysis in an Objectified World”

March 9, 2016 Virginia Barry, MD
“Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience”

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A film and discussion series.
Sundays, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
October 18, 2015 – May 15, 2016
Takiff Center, Glencoe


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