Happy End

June 14, 2019, 7:30 - 10:00 PM

(2017, Germany with English subtitles)

Director Michael Haneke expertly incorporates the many stories of a troubled and unhappy family dealing with personal and social issues in Happy End. After her mother’s death, 13-year-old Eve moves in with her dysfunctional father’s family, following a patriarch dealing with old age and failing health, an aunt trying to keep the family business together, and a distraught cousin who feels he has no place in life. The family deals with life, death, infidelity, and the modern political and social climate, leading to a surprising ending.

Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the complex dynamics of unexpected loss in transference and countertransference
  • List specific cultural demands concerning the passage through adolescence

Craig Tepper is a former screenwriter with a Master’s Degree in Film Studies, who has also written film criticism. He currently works as a private bookdealer and as a substitute teacher with LAUSD.

Julie Tepper, PsyD, is a psychoanalyst and a senior faculty member at NCP. She has a private practice in West LA, where she works with adults, late adolescents, and couples. The couple met in 1977 when both were working one summer at a bookstore in Berkeley, CA.

Target audience:  Mental health professionals and open to the public interested in psychoanalytic perspectives

Level: Every Level


IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME/CE program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association and the New Center for Psychoanalysis. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for the maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The New Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. New Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Full attendance is required for psychologists to receive credit; partial credit may not be awarded based on APA guidelines. For the psychologists’ records, certificates of attendance are provided at the completion of the course.

SOCIAL WORKERS, MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS (LCSW, LMFT, ASW, IMF, LEP, LPCC, PCCI) The New Center for Psychoanalysis is a continuing education provider that has been approved by the American Psychological Association, a California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognized approval agency.

REGISTERED NURSES: The New Center for Psychoanalysis is an accredited provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP1112). Registered Nurses may claim only the actual number of hours spent in the educational activity for credit.