Events Around Town

What’s Going On In Our Neighbor Organizations?

CAPP is committed to providing our membership with information about opportunities for continuing education around town and especially in our neighbor organizations.  The activities listed below are open to members of CAPP and anyone interested in learning more about psychoanalytic ideas.  For full details regarding location and fees for each program, please go to the appropriate website or use the provided contact information below.

The Institute for Clinical Social Work

The Clinical Lecture Series
Fall 2011/Spring 2012
Clinical Lecture Series

This four-part lecture series, held on Saturday afternoons, will address topics germane to contemporary clinical practice.

Fall 2011           
October 22, 2011
“The Enduring Impact of Infidelity: An Exploration into Probable Causes”
Lecturer: Constance Goldberg, MA

November 5, 2011

“Collaborating Effectively to Help Adolescents: Medication, Testing & Psychotherapy”
Lecturers: Laurie Goldman, MD; Pearl H. Rieger, MA; and Diane Leamy, PhD

Spring 2012

March 17, 2012
“Keys to Enriching Treatment: Understanding Trauma, Attachment & Self Regulation”
Lecturer: Freda Baron Friedman, PhD

April 21, 2012
“Cases that Keep Clinicians Up at Night”
Lecturers: Amy Eldridge, PhD; and Gail DeLyser, PhD
To register for the lectures, please contact Maureen Hewitt at (312) 935-4235 or

ICSW on Clinical Work with the Military and Veterans

Dates Friday May 4th 2012 (evening) and Saturday May 5th (morning to late afternoon) Sunday May 6th, morning

Keynote speakers: Lt. Commander Russell Carr, MD, Chief of inpatient psychiatry, Naval Hospital

Major David Cabrera, PhD

For more information about these programs contact Gail Delyser or Boris Thomas at (312) 935-4233 or visit the website at

Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis

Lecture Series 2011-12



Fall, 2011

David George, Ph.D

Marcia Adler Memorial Lecture: “On the Road: Latin American Road Movies and the Encounter       with the Other”

Francoise Meltzer, Ph.D.   “Psychoanalysis and Literature”


Winter, 2012                 

Brian Kohler, Ph.D.

“The Neuroscience of Relational Trauma, Dissociation, Social Isolation and Loneliness: A

Neuropsychoanalytic Model of Psychotic Disorders”

Ken Corbett, Ph.D.     “Psychoanalysis and Gender”

Spring, 2012

Irwin Hoffmann, Ph.D.                   “Clinical, Epistemological, and Moral Dimensions of “Dialectical Constructivism”


Jan/Feb, 2012:

Paul Cantz, Psy.D. and Kalman J. Kaplan, Ph.D.

“Oedipus or Isaac? A Biblical Re-conceptualization of Psychology”


Please visit the CCP website for more information:


SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER 2011 EVENTS at The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis


Friday, September 23; 7:00-9:00 p.m.                  “An Evening with Robert Stolorow”

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Tuesday, September 27; 7:00 p.m.                                    Chicago Psychoanalytic Society

“Irony and Erotic Anxiety”, Jonathan Lear, Ph.D.

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Sunday, October 9; 2:00-5:00 p.m.                                    Cinema on the Couch

Viewing of “Another Year” with discussion led by Dorothy Grunes, MD

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Monday, October 17; 6:30-8:30 p.m.                                    Recruitment Open House

Institute for Psychoanalysis

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Tuesday, October 25; 7:00 p.m.                                    Chicago Psychoanalytic Society

“Oedipal Circles:  A Psychoanalytic Lens on the Assisted-Reproductive-

Technology Family”, Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D.

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Sunday, November 13; 2:00-5:00 p.m.                  Cinema on the Couch

Viewing of “Cedar Rapids” with discussion led by James Fisch, MD

Tuesday, November 22; 7:00 p.m.                                    Chicago Psychoanalytic Society

“A Psychoanalytic Voice for the Behavoral Economics Revolution”,

Leslie Shaw, Ph.D.

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Friday, December 2; 7:00-9:00 p.m.                                    PTSD:  The Ongoing War

Saturday, December 3; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.                  PTSD:  The Ongoing War

For further information – or call

312-922-7474, ext. 324


For more information in general about the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and it’s programs please visiti our website at