Psychoanalysis Seminars

The Australian Centre for Psychoanlaysis runs regular seminars throughout the year.

Clinical Seminar 2017 – Psychoanalysis the real and reality

Under the general theme of psychoanalysis, the real and reality, the clinical seminar will examine and question the place of ‘affects’ in clinical practice, guided by consideration of the concept of affects in the works of Freud and Lacan. The Seminar is held on:

  • – Saturdays 12.00 pm-1.30 pm
  • – Semester 1: February 25; March 18; April 1, 22; May 6, 20; June 17
  • – Semester 2: August 12, 26; September 9; October 7; November 18
  • – Treacy Conference Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville

For further information contact: Veronica Sinclair, Convenor, veronica.sinclair (at) psychoanalysis.org.au.

Seminar on the formation of the analyst

In this Seminar analysts, analysts-in-training and students of the ACP study key texts and research on crucial problems that the training of analysts poses. In 2017 the Seminar will address the questions arising from the three components of psychoanalytic formation: personal analysis, supervision of clinical practice and study and research in psychoanalysis.

All interested colleagues are welcome, but please contact the Convenor before the first meeting to express your interest.

The Seminar will take place on:

  • – Saturdays, 12.00pm-1.30pm
  • – Semester 1: March 25; April 8, 29; May 13; June 3, 24
  • – Semester 2: August 19; September 23; October 14, 28; November 11
  • – Treacy Conference Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville

For further information contact: Dr Leonardo Rodríguez, leonardo.rodriguez (at) psychoanalysis.org.au.

Réson

This seminar of the Forum of Melbourne in collaboration with the ACP will continue its focus on Lacan’s later texts. In 2017 we will begin our reading of Seminar XXI, Les non-dupes errent.

  • – Saturdays 3.00 pm-4.30 pm

Participants will be notified of dates and venue. For further information contact: Dr Susan Schwartz, susan.schwartz (at) psychoanalysis.org.au. or Dr Esther Faye, esther.faye (at) psychoanalysis.org.au.

Tuesday Seminar

In 2017 (second semester) the Seminar will work on two main topics: 1) Questions about psychoanalytic interpretation arising from our work in 2015 and 2016. 2) The family in the psychoanalytic experience.

All interested colleagues are welcome, but please contact the Convenor before the first meeting to express your interest.

Program:

  • – Tuesdays from 8.00 pm-9.30 pm
  • – Semester 2: August 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24


For further information contact:
Dr Leonardo Rodríguez, (03) 9349 3462, leonardo.rodriguez (at) psychoanalysis.org.au.

Study Group on Psychoanalysis with Children

In 2017 this group continues to meet in the first semester and build on the work started in the previous year by undertaking a careful reading of what Freud had to say about children. Then through this to examine questions relating to the clinical and conceptual field of psychoanalysis with children and adolescents.

Ten meetings have been scheduled for 2017.

  • – Semester 1: Tuesdays 8pm; April 4, 11; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 13, 20

All interested members and regular students of the ACP are invited to participate.

Enquiries to Dr Helena Sandahl: (03) 9380 4458, helena.sandahl (at) psychoanalysis.org.au

Sydney Lacan Seminar

For further information contact: Dr Ofelia Brozky, 0425 221 269, ofelia.brozky (at) psychoanalysis.org.au.