Author Archives: Ira Brenner MD

Book Release — The Handbook of Psychoanalytic Holocaust Studies, International Perspectives

The Handbook of Psychoanalytic Holocaust Studies, International Perspectives (Routledge, 2020), edited by Ira Brenner, MD is now available via Routledge/Taylor & Francis and Amazon. The book is a unique compilation of essays about the genocidal persecution fueling the Nazi regime … Continue reading

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Recipient: 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

Dr. Brenner is “is the preeminent voice for the sophisticated study of dissociation and trauma.” Continue reading

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Interview: ‘Beyond The Couch’

Dr. Brenner is featured in an episode of the interview series “Beyond The Couch,” with host Madelaine Sayko of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, to discuss the long term effects of child sexual abuse by authority figures, and the care … Continue reading

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Podcast: ‘The Experts Speak’

Dr. Brenner was interviewed for an episode of The Experts Speak, a podcast series from The Florida Psychiatric Society, hosted by Abbey Strauss, M.D. Their discussion is featured in the episode “Transferring Trauma Across Generations.” Episode description: Ira Brenner, M.D, … Continue reading

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IPA 51st Congress London 2019: Presenter, Chair

The International Psychoanalytical Association‘s flagship event will take place July 24-27 at The Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. The theme of this year’s Congress is “The Feminine.” From the IPA: Psychoanalytic theory and practice both have a part to … Continue reading

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Presenter: Spring CME Meeting

Spring CME Meeting – “After the Shock…” Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando, Florida Saturday | April 14, 2018 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. “Intergenerational Transmission Of Trauma” Presenter: Ira Brenner, MD: Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College and the Psychoanalytic … Continue reading

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma: Presenter

Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Thomas Jefferson University 130 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 “Historical and contemporary studies of trauma demonstrate that complex trauma can be transmitted intergenerationally. In order to provide effective treatment, clinicians … Continue reading

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Recipient: PA Psychiatric Society 2017 Presidential Award

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The 12th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

The 12th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis, presented by Michael Vergare MD, was held at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on October 25, 2017. The esteemed speaker was Jerome Blackman, MD with a talk entitled, … Continue reading

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IPA Buenos Aires 2017 Congress: Award

For his work “The Last Witness: Learning About Life and Death from Aging Survivors,” Dr. Brenner was presented with the Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide at the International Psychoanalytic Association’s 50th Congress in … Continue reading

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