Schedule of Events November 4 - Nov. 9, 2019
(Schedule subject to change.)
7:40 to 8:00pm: There will be a wine and cheese reception prior to the interview.
8:00 to 10pm: Join us for A Special Interview with Jessica Benjamin, conducted by Estelle Shane, PhD and David James Fisher, PhD. The event is free and open to the psychoanalytic community.
8:00 to 10pm: A Town Hall discussion with Jessica Benjamin on “Facing the Deluge: How to Think about Social Repair in the Face of Escalating Social Catastrophe and Lawlessness,” chaired by Jeffrey Prager, PhD, followed by response and dialogue with panelists Jessica Benjamin, PhD, Peter Wolson, PhD, and George Bermudez, PhD. The audience will have ample opportunity to participate in this lively conversation. The event is free and open to the psychoanalytic community.
9:00am to 2pm: Jessica Benjamin meets with the NCP clinical associates in lieu of our regular course day for a case presentation and discussion, a reading seminar of Benjamin's papers, and lunch.
Open only to NCP seminar classes and post seminar candidates.
8:00 to 10pm: Jessica Benjamin presents the 2019 Stoller Lecture “Paradox and Play in Psychoanalysis—From Enactment to Thirdness” at NCP. This lecture is open to the entire mental health community. Two CE credits are offered for attendees.
Pre-registration is recommended.
3:30 to 5:30pm: The students and faculty of NCP's Child Psychoanalytic Training Program and the Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program will have the opportunity to meet privately with Jessica Benjamin. Discussion of clinical material and Dr. Benjamin's writings will be followed by a private reception from 5:30 to 6:00pm.
9am to 4pm: A day-long workshop on “Harm and Reparation” is held at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.
The day begins with Dr. Benjamin presenting her paper "More Than One Can Live: Reconceiving Harm and Reparation in the Intersubjective World." Avedis Panajian, PhD, will discuss the paper with an audience participation segment following. David James Fisher, PhD, chairs the morning session.
The afternoon is chaired by Cheryl Goldstein, PhD, and features a case presentation by Jill Smith, MD, and response from Jessica Benjamin. Discussion continues with panelists Thomas Helscher, PhD, George Bermudez, PhD, and Estelle Shane, PhD, and is followed by a conversation and Q & A with the audience. To round out the workshop, Jessica Benjamin and the entire panel of presenters share concluding remarks.
A cocktail reception from 4 to 5pm (cash bar) completes the event. Socialize with conference attendees and toast the work of Jessica Benjamin.
Included in the program fee are 5.5 CE credits, continental breakfast, lunch, the reception, and parking.
The program is open to entire community. Pre-registration is highly recommended.