The 8th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture in Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

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The 8th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture in Psychoanalysis was held at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on October 2, 2013, presented by Michael Vergare MD Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs and Daniel Lieberman Professor and Chairman Department of Psychiatry and … Continue reading

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48th IPA Congress: Facing The Pain—Prague 2013

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Photos from the 48th IPA Congress: “Facing The Pain”—Clinical Experience and the Development of Psychoanalytic Knowledge (Prague, Czech Republic July 31-Aug. 3, 2013) • Special Presentation at historic Charles University for students interested in Psychoanalysis • Panel: “Antidotes to Psychic … Continue reading

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The 7th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture in Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

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Ira Brenner, MD, Rosemary Balsam, MD, and Salman Akhtar, MD attend the 7th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture in Psychoanalysis at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on Feb. 6, 2013.

The Seventh Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture in Psychoanalysis was held at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on February 6, 2013.

The esteemed speaker was Rosemary Balsam, MD with a talk entitled, ” On Shame and Shamelessness.” 

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Guest Speaker: ‘The Clinical Approach to Dissociation: Interpretation or Containment?’ at 37th MPS Symposium

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Dr. Brenner will be a distinguished guest speaker at the 37th Annual Michigan Psychoanalytic Society Symposium on the topic of Clinical Approaches to Trauma: From Dissociation to Integration with a presentation of,  The Clinical Approach to Dissociation: Interpretation or Containment?

Saturday, April 14 at the Inn of St. John in Plymouth, Michigan. Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (5 CME/CE credit hours.)

Registration and additional information available on the symposium website.

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Lecture/Discussion: ‘Do Babies Remember Trauma?’

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Dr. Ira Brenner will discuss the lecture, “Do Babies Remember Trauma?,” as part of the Selma Kramer Lecture in Child Psychoanalysis presented in conjunction with the 2012 Kramer-Mahler Lecture Series featuring Susan Coates, PhD.

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“Do Babies Remember Trauma?”
2012 Kramer-Mahler Lecture Series (Part 1 of 2)
The Selma Kramer Lecture in Child Psychoanalysis

DATE – Friday, February 24, 2012
TIME – 7:30-9:30 PM
LOCATION - Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131 (map)

SPEAKER – Susan Coates, PhD
Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Co-editor of “September 11: Trauma and Human Bonds;” Board Member of Margaret Mahler Foundation

DISCUSSANT – Ira Brenner, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College; Training Analyst, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia

ABSTRACT – In this paper Dr. Coates focuses on the following questions: What are the expectable behaviors in infants after experiencing a traumatic event? In what forms are preverbal traumas represented? What have we learned from cognitive neuroscientists about memory in the early years of life? And what forms of intervention help traumatized infants and young children recover?

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Cinema and Psychoanalysis: “PSYCHO” Presented by Ira Brenner, MD at University of Pennsylvania


Freud, Franklin & Beyond – An Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Society presents: Cinema and Psychoanalysis, a series of film screenings and discussions at the University of Pennsylvania curated by Prof. Max Cavitch (Penn) and Dr. Susan Adelman (PCOP).

Upcoming Film Screening & Discussion: Cinema and Psychoanalysis – “PSYCHO”
Presented by
Ira Brenner, M.D. (PCOP)
and Max Cavitch, Ph.D. (Penn)

Thursday, October 27, 2011
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania
401 Fisher-Bennett Hall
3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

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6th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture On Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

Photos from the 6th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture On Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University (October 5, 2011)

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