Given the current conditions, ICP+P is retooling our Adrienne Harris conferences to potentially combine the Misogyny, Hatred and Envy Pre-Conference previously scheduled for Friday, May 1st and the Gender Fluidity and Gender Fixed: Contemporary Intersectional and Psychoanalytic Models of Gender and Gender Development conference scheduled for May 2nd.

For now, save May 2nd for a webinar.

More information is coming and we will update this space when we have more to share.

Contact with any questions.

Thank you for your patience!

~Featuring Adrienne Harris, PhD with Case Presentation by Daniel Cohen, LCSW-C~

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Registration: 8:30-9:00 am
Program: 9:00 am-4:30 pm

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20057


Fulfills Diversity/LGBTQ Credit Requirements

We are in a period of extraordinary expansion and complexity in gender theorizing. Yet, even in a widened world of theory and acceptance, gender nonbinary, transgender and gender stand at the intersection of race and class and create a fascinating but challenging terrain for all of us to navigate. In this presentation, Dr. Harris will examine the contradictions in many contemporary experiences of gender, sexuality and subjectivity. The possible permutations and organizations of gendered subjects is rich and complex, at the same time that conviction and conventions of heteronormativity exert a powerful effect.

For many years, Dr. Harris has been looking at psychoanalytic theory, models of chaos theory and nonlinear dynamics, and their implications for race, class, and gender dynamics. She addresses our constant experiences of interpellation, invasion and colonization of many forces cultural and interpersonal, and she confronts our suffering and resistance. This presentation will focus on theory as it applies to and expands our sense of clinical complexity and the challenges of working with all gendered experiences.

At the conclusion of the conference, attendees will be able to:

  1. Discuss, compare, and use different models of gender development.
  2. Analyze and critique the concept of intersectionality — the examination of interactions across gender, class, race and sexuality — as it may be applied in clinical work.
  3. Demonstrate the clinical application of contemporary gender theory across different personality organizations and identifications: Cis, Trans, Gender, Queer, Non Binary.
  4. Discuss the contemporary research on gender differences and in particular the stress on boys’ development.
  5. Explain the causes of, and distinctions between envy generated in men and in women.

This conference is appropriate for mental health professionals at all levels of experience and offers 6.0 Diversity/LGBTQ CEs.

About our Presenters:

Adrienne Harris, PhD is Faculty and Supervisor at New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She is on the faculty and is a supervisor at the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California. She is an Editor at Psychoanalytic Dialogues, and Studies In Gender and Sexuality. In 2009, she, Lewis Aron, and Jeremy Safron established the Sandor Ferenczi Center at the New School University. She, Lew Aron, Eyal Rozmarin and Steven Kuchuck co-edit the Book Series Relational Perspectives in Psychoanalysis. She is an editor of the IPA ejournal, Psychoanalysis.Today.

Daniel Cohen, LCSW-C is a psychotherapist in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland and a student in the Contemporary Approaches to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (CAPP) program at ICP+P. He is committed to providing LGBTQ-affirming care in his clinical work. Previously, he practiced at the Johns Hopkins Community Psychiatry Program in their Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Program and Anxiety Disorders Program. He is passionate about using psychoanalytic-informed approaches in his practice and in understanding the theory that accompanies those approaches.


8:30 amRegistration
9:00 amIntroduction
9:10 amPresentation  Adrienne Harris, PhD
10:10 amAudience Questions + Comments
10:30 amBreak
11:00 amPresentation  Adrienne Harris, PhD
12:10 pmAudience Questions + Comments
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pmCase Presentation, Comments + Discussion Daniel Cohen, LCSW-C + Adrienne Harris, PhD
2:50 pmSmall Group Discussion
4:00 pmConcluding Comments
4:30 pmEnd

FEES (Include Lunch)

Early Registration
On or Before April 10 
Beginning April 11
ICP+P Members$215$235
MITs/Emerging Professionals/Students/1st + 2nd Year Members$100$100

For more information or to request reasonable accommodations (please do so by April 17), email Vegetarian options will be available for lunch.

To register by mail, send this flyer and payment by April 17 to ICP+P, 4601 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 8, Washington, DC 20008.

Limited scholarship opportunities are available: complete the form here ( or contact

Refunds will be made, less a $50 processing fee, to participants who cancel on or before April 17 only.

Adrienne Harris will also be presenting a preconference, Misogyny, Hatred and Envy, on Friday, May 1, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Learn more here…

Continuing education credit:  6.0 CE credits available for full attendance.The Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (ICP+P) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ICP+P maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ICP+P is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to offer Category I continuing education credit. As our CE program receives oversight from a licensed social worker, the CE credits we award are highly likely to be recognized by licensing boards in Virginia and the District of Columbia. These continuing education credits meet the ANCC standards for nurses. Marriage and family therapists licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia may submit these CE credits to their licensing boards. (Marriage and family therapists in other jurisdictions and licensed counselors should inquire with their local Boards regarding continuing education credit.) Attendees from the above professional groups will earn 6.0 CE credits for attending the CE activity. Full attendance is required to receive the designated CE credit. ICP+P is accredited by MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ICP+P designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

* Adrienne Harris, PhD, Daniel Cohen, LCSW-C and the planners, have informed us that they do not have a conflict of interest and have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this educational activity.  Any references to “off-label” (non-FDA approved) use of medication, products or devices will be explicitly disclosed in the presentation.

CE Credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops and completed evaluation forms for those sessions. Credit will not be granted to registrants who are more than 15 minutes late or depart more than 15 minutes early from a session. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start to allow time to check in.

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