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Scientific Program 2023 – 2024

2023

Wednesday, September 20, 2023: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

All Ears: Psychoanalysis and the Rhetoric of Listening

Presenter Chris Vanderwees, PhD, RP
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to All (*Fee may apply. See meeting page.)
* CME credits available. See below.

Wednesday October 25, 2023: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Women as Therapists, Patients and Protestors: A Bionian Perspective

Presenter Nahaleh Moshtagh, PhD
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to Members, Affiliates/Guests, TIP Candidates, and ATPPP Trainees Only
* CME credits available. See below.

Saturday, November 4, 2023: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

55th ATPPP Scientific Session: Radical Psychoanalysis – Laplanche in America

Presenter Gila Ashtor
Fee $100
Abstract See session page.

TPS Scientific Session: Open to all by registration.
** Preregistration is required. * CME credits available. See below.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Untelling: Enactment, Transformation & the Construction of the Past

Presenter Robert Grossmark, PhD, ABPP
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to Members, Affiliates/Guests, TIP Candidates, and ATPPP Trainees Only
* CME credits available. See below.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Stand-Still During Psychoanalytic Supervision

Presenter Joshua Levy, PhD, CPsych
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to IPA Members; TPS Affiliates/Guests; TIP Candidates; ATPPP Trainees; and FPP Students.
* CME credits available. See below.

2024

Wednesday, February 21, 2024: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

From Social Condition to Human Event: A Plea for Unknowability

Presenter Oren Gozlan, PsyD, CPsych, ABPP, FIPA
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to All (*Fee may apply. See meeting page.)
* CME credits available. See below.

Saturday, February 24, 2024: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Seven Types of Truth and Their Clinical Significance

Speaker Salman Akhtar, MD
Fee $50
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to All – Hybrid Meeting: Offered via Zoom or in person.
** Preregistration is required. * CME credits available. See below.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Trauma, Guilt, And Conspiracy: The Zero Process And The Superego

Presenter Joseph Fernando, MD
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to All (*Fee may apply. See meeting page.)
* CME credits available. See below.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Lacan, Kris and the Psychoanalytic Legacy: The Brain Eater

Presenter Sergio Benvenuto
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to All (*Fee may apply. See meeting page.)
* CME credits available. See below.

Saturday, May 18, 2024: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Person Who Sees the Ship: Language, Imagination, and the Interpersonal Field in the Theory of Unformulated Experience

Presenter Donnel B. Stern, PhD
Abstract See meeting page.

TPS Scientific Meeting: Open to Members, Affiliates/Guests, TIP Candidates, and ATPPP Trainees Only
* CME credits available. See below.

Saturday, May 25, 2024: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

56th ATPPP Scientific Session: The Rope of Sexuality Or How children’s ‘researches’ prime the place of sexuality – A Laplanchian view

Presenter Cecilia Taiana
Fee $100
Abstract See session page.

TPS Scientific Session: Open to all by registration.
** Preregistration is required. * CME credits available. See below.

The Overall Learning Objectives of the Scientific Program
At the end of these presentations participants will be able:

  1. To have an educational experience, that is psychoanalytically oriented and is useful to psychodynamic practice, predominantly through the discussion of clinical experience.
  2. To have discussion on theoretical aspects of their work as well as of applied psychoanalytic concepts and that they will be able to apply these to their work.
  3. To participate in discussions that can occur in an optimal collegial environment that typically involve up to 50% of the meetings.

Meetings are two hours in duration: unless otherwise specified.

The Scientific Meetings and Workshops are eligible for Section 1 CME credits (0.5 credits/hour)

Refunds must be requested in writing two weeks prior to the beginning of a course. A handling fee of $30 will be retained. After these two weeks, fees cannot be returned.

2023-2024 Scientific Program Committee

Scientific Program Committee Chair
Judith E. Levene, PhD

Scientific Committee Members
Oren Gozlan PsyD, CPsych, ABPP; Shawn Thomson, RP, FIPA; Jack Kohl, MD; Nahaleh Moshtagh, PhD; and TIP Candidate Jasmina Pilasanovic, MSW RSW

For more information about and for registration in the tps&i Extension Programs, Scientific Meetings, Training Programs, Study and Supervision groups and Special Presentations, please visit our website: torontopsychoanalysis.com or email info@torontopsychoanalysis.com

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