Category Archives: Presentation

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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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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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 and

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

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The 8th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on 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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