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 The 47th NYSSCSW Annual Conference  
co-sponsored by the ACE Foundation of NYSSCSW
 will be held on
Saturday, March 12, 2016
 Location:  The Blood Center, East 67th Street, NYC

5 contact hours
         Master Clinicians: Past in the Present

Morning Session: 

"The Therapist's Use Of Subjectivity In Contemporary Clinical Practice"
Lewis Aron, Ph.D., ABPP, will trace the lines of the development of the Relational Approach in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.  He will bring you into the world of brilliant theorists and transport you into a live therapeutic session thorough the medium of film with ample time for a rich in-depth discussion.

Afternoon Session:
"The Women: Our Psychoanalytic Mothers"
Louise DeCosta, Ph.D, LCSW, as creative director and narrator, will take you on a journey through history, introducing you to six remarkable women who have contributed to the development and evolution of clinical work.   She offers you a unique, creative, intellectual learning opportunity through a theatrical performance where you will discover how culture, gender, personality and history influenced their contributions to psychodynamic theory and treatment.   The audience will be invited to engage with our psychoanalytic ancestors.
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