Alan Bass Fridays@CCP Jan. 20

Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis
Fridays@CCP January 20, 2017
Alan Bass, PhD
Why Sexuality for the Early Freud
The Chicago School
325 N Wells, 4th floor
6:30-7pm: Registration and refreshments
7-9pm: Presentation and discussion

Alan Bass, Ph.D, is a practicing analyst in New York City.  He is a member of the IPA, and is a training analyst and faculty member at IPTAR and the Contemporary Freudian Society.  He also teaches in the graduate philosophy department of The New School for Social Research.  He is the author of two books, Difference and Disavowal:  The Trauma of Eros and Interpretation and Difference: The Strangeness of Care, as well as many articles.  In addition, he is the English translator of four books by Jacques Derrida.

About the presentation: This lecture will explain how and why sexuality came to play such an important role in Freud’s theory, and will discuss such topics as defense, trauma, seduction, infantile sexuality, and fantasy.

Learning Objectives: 
Participants will be able to:
1. Understand Freud’s views on seduction
2. Learn about the relation between seduction and infantile sexuality.
3. Understand Freud’s revolutionary theory of human sexuality.

This all level presentation will be of interest to graduate students and mental health professionals

CCP members: free with annual $150 membership, payable at registration.
Students and Fellows: free with annual $100 membership, payable at registration.
Non-CCP members: single admission $50
Student non-memberssingle admission $15

Fees include refreshments, the presentation, and two Continuing Education credits if CE requirements are met by the applicant (see below for CE requirements). Those requesting CE credits should have professional license number available.

Continuing Education
This program is sponsored for Continuing Education Credits by the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. There is no commercial support for this program, nor are there any relationships between the continuing education sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants or other funding that could be construed as conflicts of interest. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If the program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. The Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CCP is licensed by the state of Illinois to sponsor continuing education credits for Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Licenses Professional Counselors and Licensed Clinical Psychologists (license no. 159.000941 and 268.000020 Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation).

Professionals holding the aforementioned credentials will receive 2.0 continuing education credits for attending the entire program. To receive these credits a completed evaluation form must be turned in at the end of the presentation. No continuing education credit will be given for attending part of the presentation. Refunds for CE credit after the program begins will not be honored. If a participant has special needs or concerns about the program, s/he should contact Dr. Carol Ganzer by January 15 at

“The Neuro-Psychoses of Defense”; “The Aetiology of Hysteria”; Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality.

Presented by
The Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis/CCP Program Committee: Carol Ganzer, PhD, Toula Kalven,  Adina Keesom, Psy.D

The Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis is an IRS 501(C)(3) charitable organization, and expenses may be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law and your personal tax situation.