Tag Archives: Trauma

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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‘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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Book release — ‘Dark Matters’ now available

Dark Matters: Exploring the Realm of Psychic Devastation (Karnac Books, 2014) by Ira Brenner, MD is now available via Karnac Books and Amazon. The book takes a deeper look into the darker side of the human condition by examining the psyches … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Interview: Bala Cynwyd Psychiatrist Recalls N.Y. Sessions With 9/11 Victims’ Families

Discussing disaster psychiatry and post 9/11 counseling at Pier 94 Family Assistance Center. Interview by Eric Campbell of Narberth-Bala Cynwyd Patch. Excerpt: As those who lost loved ones in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Manhattan told their stories to authorities … Continue reading

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Injured Men: Trauma, Healing, and the Masculine Self (2009)

  “Before Ira Brenner, no other psychoanalytic investigator explored the severe early trauma leading to dissociative psychopathology as fully as it is described in this book. With lucid clinical illustrations, ‘Injured Men’ is destined to be a textbook for understanding … Continue reading

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