IRPP

The Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia


Class Schedule and Upcoming Events

    • 3 Oct 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom
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    The Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia (IRPP) Presents:

    Trans-generational Transmission of Racial Trauma:

    Impediments to knowing, dialogues to healing

    with featured speakers:

    Jill Salberg, Ph.D

    Kirkland Vaughans, Ph.D


    Sunday, October 3, from 9:30 - 12:30, via Zoom

    Panel discussants:

    Donna Harris, LCSW, CGP

    Katie Lesher, Psy.D.

    Aleisa Myles, Psy.D.

     


    Moderated by:

    Sara Bressi, Ph.D., LSW

    Event Description:

    This program will include both structured and open discussion amongst the featured speakers, panelists, and audience participants. Drs. Salberg and Vaughans will share their work on transgenerational transmission of racial trauma, inviting discussion about the ways this trauma is manifest in developmental and clinical contexts, as well as the current backlash against truth, acknowledgement and repair.

    Registration:

    To register, go to irpphila.org. Registration opens September 7th. 



    Cost:

    ~No charge for graduate students and candidates

    ~For working professionals, suggested registration fee of $40-$90, which can be paid here

    Any surplus above expenses generated by this event will be donated to the newly created IRPP fund for BIPoC candidates.

    3 CEs available

    IRPP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IRPP maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For further information, please contact Valerie Rosen, Ph.D. at drvalerierosen@gmail.com.


    Featured Speakers:

    JILL SALBERG, Ph.D., ABPP is clinical associate professor, consultant/supervisor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, faculty/supervisor at the Stephen Mitchell Center for Relational Studies, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and member of IPTAR. She is the editor of and contributor to Good Enough Endings: Breaks, Interruptions and Terminations from Contemporary Relational Perspectives (2010). She has co-edited with Sue Grand, The Wounds of History: Repair and Resilience in the Transgenerational Transmission of Traumaand Transgenerational Trauma and the Other: Dialogues Across History and Difference, (2017), both won the Gradiva Award (2018). Her forthcoming edited book Psychoanalytic Credos: Personal and Professional Journeys of Psychoanalysts will be published in 2021. She is in private practice in Manhattan.

    Kirkland Vaughans, Ph.D.  is a licensed clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst with a private practice in New York City, where he specializes in the treatment of boys of Color from all social strata.  He is the founding editor of the Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy and the co-editor of the two volumes, The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents.  He is also senior adjunct professor at the Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University and the director of both the Postgraduate Program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and the Derner Hempstead Child Clinic.  He further serves as a visiting faculty member and Honorary Member at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), as well as holding an adjunct faculty appointment at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, and is on the faculty of the Stephen Mitchell Relational Study Center.  He is a retired school psychologist and the former Regional Director of the New Hope Guild Centers for Children's Mental Health of Brooklyn as well as former Chairman of the Board of the Harlem Family Institute, and a founding member of Black Psychoanalysts Speak.  


    Panelists:

    Donna Harris, LCSW, CGP is the Director of Intercultural Counseling, LLC a private practice located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia where she provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups and couples.  She received her MSW from Adelphi University and her Certificate in Psychoanalysis from Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis.  In addition, she is on faculty at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Service & Social Research, the Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society and recently joined the faculty at IRPP.  In her spare time she conducts customized workshops in Mindful Facilitation and engaging marginalized identities.  Donna serves on the Board of the Philadelphia Area Group Psychotherapy Society.

    Katie Lesher, Psy.D., is a third year candidate at the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia.  She manages a generalist private practice in the greater Philadelphia area with specialized experience treating substance use challenges and adults recovering from childhood trauma. In addition to individual therapy, Katie is interested in utilizing relational psychoanalytic theory to enhance our understanding of systematic oppression, privilege, and conflict.

    Aleisa Myles, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who works with survivors of childhood and adult trauma.  She has written and taught about childism--the oppression of young people, as a central influence
    on social power structures.  Her work also addresses themes of sexuality, spirituality, and social changemaking.


    Moderator:

    Sara Bressi, PhD, LSW is an Associate Professor at Bryn Mawr's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and a graduate of the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia. Dr. Bressi is in private practice in Rosemont, PA. 

Past events

21 May 2021 5th Cohort - Meeting with Rachel and David
7 May 2021 7th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Marjorie Bosk and Tim Wright - TBD
7 May 2021 6th Cohort - Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma with Laurel Silber - Optional
1 May 2021 6th and 7th Cohorts - PCPE Workshop on Development Throughout the Lifespan with Chris Bonovitz
9 Apr 2021 5th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Liz Goren
9 Apr 2021 5th Cohort - Integrating DBT with Relational Work w/ Lisa Lyons
12 Mar 2021 6th Cohort - Intergenerational Trauma with Laurel Silber
12 Mar 2021 7th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Marjorie Bosk and Tim Wright (sub to change)
26 Feb 2021 6th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Anton Hart
12 Feb 2021 6th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with David Mark and Rachel Kabasakalian McKay
12 Feb 2021 5th Cohort - Principles & Practices of Working with Groups w/ Jane Hassinger
5 Feb 2021 Full Institute - Workshop on Psychotherapy with African-American Women and Systemic Racism with Cheryll Rothery
15 Jan 2021 5th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Marc Carafa
15 Jan 2021 7th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with Marjorie Bosk and Tim Wright
15 Jan 2021 6th Cohort - Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma with Laurel Silber
15 Jan 2021 6th Cohort - Clinical Case Conference with David Mark
15 Jan 2021 5th Cohort - Implication in Social and Clinical Contexts with Rachel Kabasakalian McKay
15 Jan 2021 7th Cohort - Development Seminar with Laurel Silber
25 Oct 2020 Counting Beyond Three: Collective and Community in Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice: Featuring Dr. Francisco González
22 Feb 2020 Dr. Jessica Benjamin - Paradox and Play: the Uses of Enactment
25 Jan 2020 Varying Emphases in the Conception of Psychoanalytic Intersubjectivity: Part 1, Dr. Bruce Reis
6 Dec 2019 IRPP Anual Dinner
15 Nov 2019 Clinical Seminar Pt 3:Relational Work in Agency Settings - Bressi
15 Nov 2019 Didactic Pt 3: Intersectionality in Relational Work - Debiak, Ramirez, and Nath
8 Nov 2019 Play for a Change: Therapeutic Action in Contemporary Child Psychotherapy
1 Nov 2019 Clinical Seminar - McKay and Mark
25 Oct 2019 Existential Challenges through a Relational Lens - Pt 2 Lipkin
25 Oct 2019 Didactic Pt 2C - Child Didactic: Play from a Relational Frame - Silber and Bosk
18 Oct 2019 Didactic Pt 2: Re-thinking Diagnostic Issues as a Relational Clinician - Lensky
13 Oct 2019 PSPP Event - Donnel Stern
13 Sep 2019 Didactic Pt 1: Being in the Room with Another: Themes, Tensions, and Challenges of Contemporary Relational Work - McKay
13 Sep 2019 Existential Challenges through a Relational Lens - Pt 1 Faude
13 Sep 2019 Clinical Seminar Pt 1:Whitehead
13 Sep 2019 Clinical Seminar - Bass
6 Sep 2019 Cohort 6 Orientation
6 Sep 2019 Clinical Seminar NYC - Bass
2 Jun 2019 Annual Child Conference: An Adolescent's Individuation Struggle Affects the Whole System
2 Jun 2019 IRPP Open House
26 Apr 2019 Case Seminar - Jarmas (double class)
12 Apr 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
29 Mar 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
29 Mar 2019 A Relational Reading of Winnicott - Slochower
22 Mar 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
22 Mar 2019 A Relational Reading of Winnicott - Slochower
22 Mar 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
16 Mar 2019 A Relational Reading of Winnicott - Slochower
15 Mar 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
15 Mar 2019 Case Seminar - Jarmas
15 Mar 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
8 Mar 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
8 Mar 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
8 Mar 2019 A Relational Reading of Winnicott - Slochower
1 Mar 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
1 Mar 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
22 Feb 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
22 Feb 2019 A Relational Reading of Winnicott - Slochower
15 Feb 2019 Gender & Sexuality - Debiak
15 Feb 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
9 Feb 2019 Case Seminar in NYC- Goren
8 Feb 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
8 Feb 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
2 Feb 2019 Anton H. Hart, Ph.D. "Starting with Ourselves: Addressing the Challenges of Diversity Through Openness and Curiosity Instead of Competence”
1 Feb 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
25 Jan 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
25 Jan 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
18 Jan 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
18 Jan 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
11 Jan 2019 Dream Course- Luepnitz
11 Jan 2019 Case Seminar - Goren
11 Jan 2019 Case Seminar - Rosenbaum
14 Dec 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Bennett
14 Dec 2018 Cohort 5: Hart; (open?)
7 Dec 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Phillip Bennett
7 Dec 2018 Cohort 5: Hart; Whitehead
30 Nov 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Lipkin
30 Nov 2018 Cohort 5: Hart; Whitehead
23 Nov 2018 NO CLASS, Thanksgiving Break
16 Nov 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Laura Lipkin
16 Nov 2018 Cohort 5: Anton Hart; Whitehead
9 Nov 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Faude
9 Nov 2018 Cohort 5: Anton Hart, Case Conference; Whitehead
3 Nov 2018 Cohort 4: New York
2 Nov 2018 Cohort 4: Grossmark; Faude
2 Nov 2018 Cohort 5: Open; Whitehead
27 Oct 2018 Cohort 5: New York; Hart
26 Oct 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
26 Oct 2018 Cohort 4: Open
19 Oct 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
19 Oct 2018 Cohort 4
13 Oct 2018 Cohort 4: New York
12 Oct 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
12 Oct 2018 Cohort 4
5 Oct 2018 Cohort 4
5 Oct 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
29 Sep 2018 Cohort 5: New York
28 Sep 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
28 Sep 2018 Cohort 4
21 Sep 2018 Cohort 4
21 Sep 2018 Cohort 5: Open; Whitehead
14 Sep 2018 Cohort 5: Silverman; Whitehead
14 Sep 2018 Cohort 4: Cooney; Risler

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