NATIONAL PROGRAM IN OBJECT RELATIONS
THEORY AND PRACTICE  (ORTP)

SUMMER INSTITUTES AND WEEKEND CONFERENCES
Chair: David E. Scharff, M.D.

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Next two-year cycle begins July  9, 2000  

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Glen Gabbard Teaching
Weekend Conference on "Love and Hate in the Analytic Setting", Washington, October, 1996

  WEEKEND COURSES 2000 - 2001
(You may enroll for just one weekend, for several, or come to them as part of the 2-year program.)
 
    dot October 27-29, 2000
Problems with Subjectivity and Objectivity in Therapeutic Relationships
With Ron Britton, a leading Kleinian psychoanalyst in London, and former Chair of the Children and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. This weekend will feature current Kleinian theory and clinical work.
Free Saturday a.m. lecture: Realism and Idealism: both go too far

    dot January 5-7, 2001
The Work of Christopher Bollas
With Christopher Bollas, a leading member of London's Group of Independent Analysts, and a world renowned teacher and supervisor. His books include Cracking Up, Forces of Destiny, Being a Character, and Shadow of the Object. This weekend will be an in-depth study of his current and past contributions.
Free Saturday a.m.  lecture: To be announced

    dot February 23-25, 2001
Lacan's Contributions to Psychoanalysis in the Light of Contemporary Theory
With Françoise Davoine and Jean Max Guadilliere, leading Lacanian analysts in Paris. They have lectured internationally on psychoanalysis applied to clinical and social issues.
Free Saturday a.m.  lecture: Several Generations After: Psychoanalysis faces the symptoms of war and other catastrophic experiences. 
    dot April 20-22, 2001
Truth & Reality in Psychoanalysis
With David Bell, Kleinian analyst and Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at the Tavistock Clinic, London. Dr. Bell will discuss the evolution of aspects of analytic theory, creativity and a discussion of the illusion of self-states illustrated by the classic TV series "The Singing Detective."
Free Saturday a.m.  lecture: "Is Truth an Illusion: A Critique of Post-Modernism."

    dot Coming in 2001-2002
Special Guest Presenters will include: Joyce McDougall, Nov. 9-11, 2001 and Gregorio Kohon, Winter 2001.

   SUMMER INSTITUTES
(for 2-year program participants only)
    dot Institute July 9 - 15, 2000
Yolanda Varela, Institute Chair
Infant Observation and Research Contributions to Object Relations Theory and Practice
With Judith Edwards, Senior Child Psychotherapist, Tavistock Clinic; Editor, Journal of Child Psychotherapy. Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D., Senior Psychologist, University of Colorado; Senior Psychotherapist, Tavistock Clinic, London; Hon. Research Fellow, University College, London. Steven Suomi, Ph.D., Chief, Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, NIH, Bethesda, MD. Infant observation, non-human primate research, and attachment research applied to containment and countertransference in clinical work.
    dot Institute July, 2001
Theory and Practice of Object Relations Therapy
This institute covers the basics of object relations theory from Kleinian and British Independent object relations points of view, and applies them to clinical practice. Theorists to be presented inlcude Fairbairn, Klein, Winnicott, Bion, Bowlby, Balint, and Guntrip.
 
Gianna Williams, Tavistock Clinic,
Lecture during Summer Institute on Infant Observation.
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Participants at the Summer Institute
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   General Information
    dot Location
Two-year Core Program Institute and Weekend conferences and June 2000 Family Institute will be held in the Washington, DC/Bethesda, MD area. Study groups and supervision are also available in 12 satellite cities as listed in this brochure. Please contact us for further information.
    dot Accommodation
The IIORT will reserve a block of hotel rooms at a discounted rate in the Washington, DC/ Bethesda, MD area for conferences and events. Rates and reservation information will be supplied upon registration.
    dot Air Travel
Book lowest fares with Shelly Levi of Executive Travel Associates at 202-496-2786, 21 days in advance.


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