“Why is it easier to be Mad than to feel Sad?” with Dr. Leon Hoffman at NYPSI

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When: Wednesday, November 20, 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm, “Why is it easier to be Mad than to feel Sad?” with Dr. Leon Hoffman

What: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute’s Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis division announces an upcoming discussion in the second series of “Dialogues on…” events with leading child development experts.

“Dialogues on…” discussions are geared towards professionals and parents who are involved with the care of children in the school and home environments.
Educators, school administrators, community leaders, grandparents and parents are welcome to attend.

With the “Dialogues on…” series of discussions, the NYC community has access to child development experts on relevant and pressing topics. The events are free and open to the public and are an integral part of NYPSI’s commitment to community outreach. The series began in 2012-2013 and proved overwhelmingly successful.

The “Dialogues on…” series is made possible by a generous donation to NYSPI from The Poses Family Foundation. Additional funding was received from The James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation in honor of Ms. Themis Dimon.

Upcoming Dates for “Dialogues On…” discussions:
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Leon Hoffman, M.D., is Director of The Pacella Parent Child Center at New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute as well as being in private practice working with parents and children. Dr. Hoffman has written widely for professional and general audiences on common parenting and child rearing issues and is frequently a quoted expert during media interviews, including most recently, Bloomberg Radio. His additional roles at NYPSI include Training and Supervising Analyst in child, adolescent, and adult psychoanalysis as well as co-Director of NYPSI’s Research Center. Dr. Hoffman continues as Chief Psychiatrist, West End Day School in Manhattan and as Faculty at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


Free and Open to the Public. Donations accepted.

New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
New York

6 Train to 77th Street
4-5-6 Train to 86th Street

New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute (NYPSI) is recognized by Time
Out New York as offering one of the twenty best lecture series in the
city. NYPSI’s mission is to provide the highest level of psychoanalytic
training to mental health professionals, promote excellence in
psychoanalytic research and offer a range of educational, advisory and
affordable therapeutic service programs to the New York City community.
NYPSI’s position as the oldest psychoanalytic organization in the Americas
parallels its global leadership role in the history of psychoanalysis and
its influence on the cultural and intellectual life of New York City. The
Society was founded in 1911 by A.A. Brill, one of the first practicing
psychoanalysts in the United States and the first translator of Freud into
English. NYPSI is a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible organization.

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