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“Exploring the Use & Misuse of Race in the Clinical Encounter” with Narendra Keval at CFS Brooklyn

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The Contemporary Freudian Society Psychoanalytic Brooklyn Program Chair, Gloria Demby Celebrating CFS’s new clinical center on Court Street in downtown Brooklyn A series of psychoanalytic salons and seminars, in Brooklyn (!)
Invites you to attend our first meeting:

“Exploring the Use & Misuse of Race in the Clinical Encounter” Presenter: Narendra Keval, London
Invited Discussant: Marsha Levy-Warren Date & Time: Saturday October 27, 2018 from 10am to 2:30pm
Location: 465 Henry Street, Brooklyn 11231

Preoccupations about differences due to ethnicity, race or racism and their lived experience are always present in subtle ways in the privacy of our daily thoughts and feelings, imagination and dreams. Our clinical encounters are no exception, but they need close and sensitive scrutiny to capture the nuances of what is being grappled with and communicated by our patients and to enable clinicians to respond with affective understanding of the unconscious processes present.

Areas of racial difference are often evident in the passions of the transference. They can be communicated with a sense of curiosity that signals a wish to explore the self in relation to others. On the other hand, racial issues can evoke a wish to thwart and damage others, closing down any possibilities for intimacy with and learning from others. These thoughts, feelings and the phantasies associated with them tell us something about the quality of thinking at any given moment in the session. This event will use an experiential work discussion format for learning about some of these processes.

Narendra Keval is a Psychoanalyst, an Adult & Adolescent Psychotherapist and Consultant Clinical Psychologist. He has specialized in clinical work with patients suffering from complex personality disorders in a range of settings and consulted to organizations in both the public and private sector. He is currently in full-time private practice. He is a visiting lecturer at the Tavistock Clinic, London and has been a visiting speaker at psychoanalytic training institutes in the UK, Cape town, Washington and New York. He is a member of the British Psychoanalytic Society, the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists, the British Psychoanalytic Council and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His book Racist States of Mind: Understanding the Perversion of Curiosity and Concern was published by Karnac Books in 2016.

Marsha Levy-Warren, PhD is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst who writes, teaches, lectures, and consults nationally and internationally. She is the author of The Adolescent Journey (Jason Aronson, 1996; reissued by Rowman and Littlefield, 2004), and numerous articles on clinical and developmental theory, adolescence, and various aspects of culture. She is Past-President of The Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS), and Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst in The CFS, Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS), and the IPA. She is currently Director of The Child/Adolescent Training Program at CFS. She also is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology and a Clinical Consultant in New York University’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and on the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic Psychology and The Journal of Child, Infant, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Dr, Levy-Warren has a clinical practice with adolescents and adults, and a consulting practice with parents on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

Articulate two dynamics evoked in the exploration of race in the experiential work discussion.
Identify three key themes that emerged in the experiential work discussion.
Discuss clinical material using the above dynamics and themes.
Program Fee:

$75 CFS Members

$90 for Non-Members

$25 Candidates and Students

No refunds

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CFS-NY 10/27/18

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Who Should Attend: The instructional level for this activity is advanced. Mental Health Professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, e.g. LPs, LCATs, and pastoral counselors) and those with an interest in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking and clinical applications.

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Workers: The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0087. CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed online evaluation form. No partial credits will be offered. It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements. Upon completion of this program and online evaluation form, participants will be granted 4.5CE credits.

Psychoanalysts: The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts #P-0021. CE credits are granted to participants with documented attendance of the entire program and completed online evaluation form. No partial credits will be offered. It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements. Upon completion of this program and online evaluation form, participants will be granted 4.5 CE credits

Important Disclosure Information:

None of the planners and presenters of this program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose

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