The Freud Café

The Freud Café

Between Hours/Interdisciplinary Dialogues, Applied Psychoanalysis Programme of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, in partnership with Caversham Booksellers and the Comparative Literature Course Union and Hart House of the University of Toronto, presents:

The Freud Café

A FREE outreach initiative open to the university community and the general public.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8:00 – 9:30pm

Hold Me: In Mind & in Reality

Location: The Arbor Room, Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Circle (lower level)

What is a baby? Donald W. Winnicott says, ʻThere is no such thing as an infant.ʼ What can he mean? Join us as we explore the chaotic state of infancy and its effect on the adult – in mind and in reality.

With speakers:

Elizabeth Tuters MSW, RSW, FIPA, Child-Adolescent-Adult Psychoanalyst | Co-Director, Infant Mental Health Studies Certificate, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/Institute, in conjunction with Toronto Psychoanalytic Society’s Extension Program | Officer, Board of Directors, Canadian Association Psychoanalytic Child Therapists | Faculty, Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and TPS & I.

Lindsay Barton MA, RP, Child-Adolescent-Adult Psychotherapist | Infant Mental Health Specialist | Candidate, Toronto Psychoanalytic Institute | Faculty, Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, University of Guelph Humber, and TPS Extension Program.


Previous Presentations from The Freud Café

March 27, 2017 – Love, Relationships and Gender in the Times of Social Media

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January 30, 2017 – In the Beginning was the Name: The Language of the Unconscious

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November 23, 2016 – Psychoanalysis and Mysticism: Friends or Foes?

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September 12, 2016 – The Traumatic Loneliness of Children

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June 1, 2016 – Why do we Need to Remember our Dreams?

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May 2, 2016 – Coupling: A psychoanalytic point of view

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March 21, 2016 – The Psychology of Sport / The Psychoanalysis of Hockey

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September 28, 2015 – Of Human Bondage and Jokes

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May 21, 2015 – Whose unconscious is it anyway? – A user’s guide, from Freud to more recent ideas about the unconscious

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March 19, 2015 – Sibling Rivalry in Jane Austen’s Fiction, a psychoanalytic reading

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January 29, 2015 – Hostile and Malignant Prejudice: Or Why it May be Easier to Hate Your Neighbour

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November 13, 2014 – On Guilt and Conscience: Freud’s Civilization and Its Discontents — A Kleinian Re-View

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September 23, 2014 – Oedipus, Aristotle and Freud

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May 22, 2014 – Freud and Plato: Plato’s Anticipations of Freud’s Psychology of Dreams in the Republic

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