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SCIENTIFIC MEETING – What is Psychoanalytic Supervision?

SCIENTIFIC MEETING - What is Psychoanalytic Supervision?

Presenter: Joshua Levy, PhD, CPsych

Discussant: Active Audience Participation

Wednesday, December 9, 2020: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Open to Members, Affiliates/Guests, TIP Candidates, and ATPPP Trainees only.

** DISTANCE PARTICIPATION ONLY – This Scientific Meeting is available via Zoom meeting only. Preregistration is required. Please RSVP via email at Please note that registration closes 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

There are many and different answers to the on-going inquiry What is Psychoanalytic Supervision? The supervisors need to develop the capacity to learn about and respect the analytic perspectives other the one they are affiliated with. In this manner, they are likely to listen and respond adequately to their supervisee’s needs and their patients.

During this meeting, we will discuss in the morning the basic characteristics of the different analytic perspectives to supervision and provide a clinical illustration. We will focus on An Understanding of Dreams during Psychoanalytic Supervision. The participants will have plenty of opportunities to present brief clinical material.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation participants will be able:

  1. To learn about the basic characteristics of the different approaches to psychoanalytic supervision.
  2. To learn to compare between them.
  3. To learn about understanding the patient’s dreams during the supervisory process.

* Relevant references on four perspectives will be sent to the participants prior to the workshop.

Joshua Levy, PhD, CPsych

Joshua Levy, PhD, CPsych. is a training and supervising analyst at the Toronto Psychoanalytic Institute, a Faculty, member at the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, and Associate Professor Emeritus in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

He had published papers on psychoanalytic supervision and the learning and teaching of dreams. His yearly workshops focused on a variety of essential psychoanalytic topics.

He is the recipient of the Hans Loewald Memorial Award and the Canadian Psychological Award.

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

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