Transformations in Oneness in Psychoanalytic Work: A Day with Ofra Eshel
February 5, 2022, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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New Center for Psychoanalysis
A Day with Ofra Eshel
Recipient of the 2022 Leonard J. Comess Israel Teaching Award
Part I: Being-in-Oneness with the Patient’s Experience: The Analyst’s Struggle
Part II: Bion’s Long Road Towards Intuiting the Patient’s Suffering: "Theoretical" vs. "Clinical" Bion
As a result of attending this session, participants should be able to::
- Apply psychoanalytic principles of “presencing” and analytic oneness with transference-appropriate sensitivity when working within massively traumatic, unthinkable and unrepresented unconscious states
- Demonstrate increased capacity to bear counter-transference challenges with the patient’s unbearable psychic reality
- Explain the significance of the gap between Bion's theoretical and clinical work, as documented by Bion's own writings during the LA period
- Apply an understanding of Bion’s radical change to their own clinical work
Program Coordinators: Dahlia Nissan Russ, PsyD, LCSW, and Thomas M. Brod, MD
Presenter and Discussants
Ofra Eshel, PsyD, is a training and supervising analyst and faculty member of the Israel Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), an honorary member of NCP, Los Angeles, and vice-president of the International Winnicott Association (IWA). She is founder and head of the post-graduate track “Independent Psychoanalysis: Radical Breakthroughs” at the advanced studies of the Program of Psychotherapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. Her papers have been published in psychoanalytic journals and book chapters, translated into five languages, and presented at national and international conferences. She received the Leonard J. Comess Fund grant at NCP (Los Angeles, 2011), the David Hammond grant at MIP (Boston, 2016), was a visiting scholar at PINC (San Francisco, 2013), a visiting lecturer and supervisor at the advanced international training program in Winnicott’s psychoanalysis (Beijing, China, 2018), the lecturer at PCC's 8th Annual Wilfred Bion Conference (Los Angeles, 2018), and the 2021 Robert Stoller Lecture speaker (NCP, Los Angeles, 2021). She was awarded the 2013 Frances Tustin International Memorial Prize and the 2017 Symonds Prize, and in 2012 was featured in Globes (Israel’s financial newspaper and magazine) as sixteenth of the fifty most influential women in Israel. She is the co-editor of Was It or Was It Not? When Shadows of Sexual Abuse Emerge in Psychoanalytic Treatment (Carmel, 2017), and author of The Emergence of Analytic Oneness: Into the Heart of Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2019). She is in private practice in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ilan Bernat, PhD, is a training and supervising analyst and faculty member at the Israel Psychoanalytic Society (IPS, IPA). He is currently the Chair of Training of the Eitingon Institute, Israel Psychoanalytic Society. Dr. Bernat teaches seminars on Bion’s work at the post-graduate track “Independent Psychoanalysis: Radical Breakthroughs,” the advanced studies of the Program of Psychotherapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, at the Israel Winnicott Center, and the Center for Psychotherapy Studies of the IPS. He is in private practice for adults and adolescents in Kiryat Ono, Israel.
João Carlos Braga, MD, is a graduate psychoanalyst of the Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of São Paulo. Dr. Braga is presently a full member, training and supervising analyst, and faculty member at Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of São Paulo. A founder, training and supervising analyst at Curitiba´s Psychoanalytic Group, Brazil, Dr. Braga has been in psychoanalytic practice in Curitiba, Brazil since 1985. He has published nearly 30 psychoanalytical papers and book chapters.
Target audience: Mental health professionals, intermediate level and above
4.5 CE/CME Credits
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