Mauricio Cortina, one of our own ICP+P members, has been named the recipient of the Bowlby/Ainsworth 2019 award for his contributions to attachment theory and research, especially in the area of attachment, evolutionary psychology, and intersubjectivity. This is a highly prestigious award that, over the years, has […]
We condemn the inhumane immigration practices of the United States government. These practices result in irreparable harm to people who desperately need a safe haven and who risk death to find one. Tearing children from their parents is cruel and creates family trauma that lasts far beyond the first generation. Such exponential emotional damage should […]
Sometimes there’s a kind of heavy deadness in the therapy room. Usually it passes gradually and almost invisibly. But, occasionally, the mood shifts more suddenly into a vibrant feeling of coming alive.
We asked members to tell us about moments when the relationship came alive. Here are three responses.
Deborah Fox writes,
A couple is struggling […]
The creativity study group came together out of a shared interest in the creation and appreciation of art. Many members engage in painting, drawing, collage, dance, photography, music, and writing. All of us are intensely interested in the processes and products of those pursuits and in the […]
Our community is warm, supportive, and growth-promoting in so many ways. The peers and mentors I've found here nurture, teach, and inspire me to do the difficult work of therapy. So when the last ICP+P retreat made it evident that we need to provide a maximally inviting atmosphere for our next generation of members, and the board created a new position, I volunteered.
By Roman Lokhmotov
for ICP+P’s September 2016 Newsletter
The issue features a number of interesting and thought-provoking discussions, but I would like to focus on the three-article conversation between Joye Weisel-Barth and Steven Stern, regarding the “reality” and “boundaries” of relational analytic therapy.
The conversation begins with Weisel-Barth’s article, in which […]
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Psychoanalytic Inquiry, Vol. 35, No. 4, May-June 2015
~Alexandra Murray Harrison, M.D., editor~
This issue is a must-read for all who are interested in relational psychoanalysis. The contributors who presented eight articles were Beatrice Beebe and Frank Lachmann; Steven H. Cooper; Peter Fonagy; Kay M. Long, Lindsay Clarkson, Shelly Rockwell, and Lynne Zeavin, ; Joseph D. Lichtenberg; […]