Author Archives: Ira Brenner MD

Topic: ‘Peritraumatic Dissociation in Response to Terrorist Attacks’

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Thursday, November 17, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Scattergood Auditorium, Friends Hospital 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia Topic Peritraumatic Dissociation in Response to Terrorist Attacks Presented By Ira Brenner, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College and the … Continue reading

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Keynote at ESTD 2016

APRIL 14 – 16 2016, AMSTERDAM ESTD 2016 CONFERENCE Trauma, dissociation and affect dysregulation across the life-span Keynote speaker: Ira Brenner MD THE LAST WITNESSES – LEARNING ABOUT LIFE AND DEATH FROM ELDERLY HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS Massive psychic trauma due to … Continue reading

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The 10th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

The 10th 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 November 4, 2015. The esteemed speaker was Susan G. Lazar, MD with a talk entitled, … Continue reading

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‘Dark Matters’ book signing @ PCOP

Book Signing: Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation Author: Dr. Ira Brenner Sunday, June 14, 2015 Rockland Mansion – East Fairmount Park 3810 Mt Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121 Sponsored by The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP): This book … Continue reading

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Master Class: A Clinical Picture of Trauma and Dissociation

Presented by Ira Brenner Saturday April 25, 2015 in Richmond Heights, MO at the home of Diane Venker, MEd, LCSW Educational Objectives: 1) Describe and illustrate the manifestations of dissociative psychopathology in traumatized patients. 2) Describe the psychodynamic approach to … Continue reading

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Photos: ‘Dark Matters’ book signing

Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation Book signing event in Philadelphia, PA | February 15, 2015 Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation available at Amazon.com and KarnacBooks.com.

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The 9th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

The 9th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis was held at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on October 8, 2014. The esteemed speaker was Norman Doidge, MD with a talk entitled, “The Neuroplasticity Revolution.”

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