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Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy+
Psychoanalysis

A Community for Self+Relational Theory+Therapy

ICP+P
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The Golden Allure of Celebrity: Reflections by a Psychoanalyst/Musician about Boundary Crossing in Psychoanalysis and Music ~ Dec 3, 2022

Dr. Nagel will explore how the allure of celebrity in music may provide fertile ground for sexual, erotic, and romantic boundary crossings in the teacher and student dyad. The same dynamic may occur in other dyads in which there is a power differential, such as therapist and patient or supervisor and supervisee. The psychological and institutional fallout from such boundary crossings is powerful, shameful, and harmful to everyone involved.

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ICP+P is an organization that serves the needs of DC-area mental health practitioners who ground their work in self, relational, and other contemporary psychodynamic models.

At ICP+P, we purposefully create a culture of openness, authenticity and respect – one in which clinicians are able to develop trusting relationships with one another. In this climate members can learn effectively and receive guidance with their work from supportive colleagues. It is special to find a community that speaks your language and demonstrates warmth, operates at a high level of ambition and achievement, values scholarship and depth of learning, and practices empathy, attunement and helpfulness…

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