Treatment of Trauma

Fridays from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, CST Time Zone

An Internet-based clinical seminar

Develop greater understanding of the contemporary dilemmas of your patients through consideration of unconscious communications and the impact of early life history

  • Online Classroom with Live Instructor 
  • Take turns presenting clinical issues & cases to instructor and colleagues across the country.
  • 10 week session
  • Cost $400 
  • Earn CMEs/CEUs
  • All licensed, insured mental health professionals are welcome
  • Contact Damita Wilson at for general information


Jan. 22 and 29, Feb. 5, 12, and 19 – Adult Trauma - Suzanne Rosenfeld, M.D., is a faculty member of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and a psychoanalyst in private practice. Most recently she was a guest auditor at the Institut de Psychosomatique Pierre Martyin Paris, France. Dr. Rosenfeld has over twenty-five years of experience working with patients with borderline, hysteric and schizoid character pathology. Inspired by her patients, whether practicing in residential milieu settings, psychiatric outpatient, or, currently dong psychoanalysis, she has been impressed by the effects of trauma and its impact on the transference/countertransference, aspects of personality, and overall treatment. Dr. Rosenfeld has presented many seminars and conducted case conferences including those on the work of Christopher Bollas, which she has studied extensively. Dr. Rosenfeld is also interested in consulting on the issue of using medication to increase patient benefit from psychotherapy.

Mar. 4, 18, 25, Apr. 1 and 8 - Childhood Trauma - Edward P. Kaufman, MSW, LCSW, BCD, is the Director and a faculty member of the Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program of the Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago. He is in private practice in Chicago and Highland Park, Illinois. Mr. Kaufman has written and presented more than 50 papers and talks on child and adolescent psychotherapy, development, and psychodynamic issues effecting teaching and learning. He is a faculty member and a clinical supervisor of the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance (CAPA), a distance education program, providing training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy to mental health students in China. Earlier in his career, in a nearly 20 year association with the Jewish Children’s Bureau of Chicago, a nonsectarian social service agency, Mr. Kaufman was a psychotherapist for children and adolescents in residential treatment and foster care. He served as Director of the Boys’ Transitional Group Home and Clinical Director for Residential Services.