San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Unconscious complexities are embedded in our conscious cultural histories and as historical traumas that can be engaged with in the analytic dyad. In particular the freedom in which analytic training is enabled or curtailed and its impact on the candidate is discussed. This is particularly pertinent when analytic training takes place in and beyond times of conflict.
Forms of memorial are examined as part of the quest to understand our bloody European heritage.
Utilising Ferenczi's theory in Confusion of Tongues, the attack on the Other – in the form of racism, anti-Islam, homophobia, immigration and always anti-semitism - is examined in the light of a return to the violence of the 1930s.
This is ever more important as Europe (as well as the USA) finds itself in darkening times
Jonathan Sklar MBBS FRCPsych is a training analyst and fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society. From 2007-2011 he was Vice President of the European Psychoanalytic Federation and he is presently on the board of the International Psychoanalytic Association. For many years he was consultant psychotherapist and head of the psychotherapy department at Addenbrookes and Fulbourn hospitals in Cambridge. He now works in full-time analytic practice in London. He teaches and supervises annually at the Institute of Psychoanalysis, where he regularly teaches on ‘Ferenczi and Contemporary Psychoanalysis’ . He teaches termly in Chicago, and annually in Cape Town and lectures widely throughout West and East Europe, including teaching in the Psychoanalytic Summer School in East Europe (PIEE) 2010-2014. He has convened Balint groups working with general practitioners and psychiatrists for 30 years.
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British Psychotherapy Foundation
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