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2-Day Conference with Mark Solms, PhD

posted Jun 29, 2021, 5:33 PM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
Houston Psychoanalytic Society
Two Half-Day Conferences
Presented by Mark Solms, PhD
Day 1: Neuropsychoanalytic Revisions
of Basic Theory
Friday, August 20, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM CST

Live via Zoom
Details to follow upon registration

Registration Fees
HPS Members: Free
Non-members: $120 ($230 for 2 days)

CE/CME/CEUs
3 per day for a total of 6 for both days

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Recent findings and advances in neuropsychoanalysis will be reviewed. These advances, in turn, necessitate revisions of some fundamental concepts in psychoanalytic theory. These include the theory of the drives, repression and the unconscious.

OBJECTIVES
  1. Define the drives neurobiologically.
  2. Identify the brain mechanisms of consciousness.
  3. Describe the mechanism of repression neurobiologically.
Day 2: Neuropsychoanalytic Revisions
of Clinical Technique
Saturday, August 21, 2021
10:00 AM – 1:15 PM CST

Live via Zoom
Details to follow upon registration

Registration Fees
HPS Members: Free
Non-members: $120 ($230 for 2 days)

CME/CE/CEUs
3 per day for a total of 6 for both days

Instructional Level: Intermediate
Recent advances in neuropsychoanalysis require revisions of traditional clinical psychoanalytic technique. These include the formulation of psychopathology, the interpretation of transference and working through.

OBJECTIVES
  1. Differentiate clinical presentations in terms of the natural kinds of emotion.
  2. Formulate pathogenic unconscious wishes in line with recent advances in the neurosciences.
  3. Formulate transference interpretations in line with recent advances in the neurosciences.
Presenter
Professor Mark Solms was born in 1961. He was educated at Pretoria Boys’ School and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He emigrated to England in 1988. There he worked at University College London (Dept of Psychology) and the Royal London Hospital (Dept of Neurosurgery) while he trained at the Institute of Psychoanalysis. He returned to South Africa in 2002, and now holds the Chair of Neuropsychology at the Neuroscience Institute of the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital. His rating by the National Research Foundation is 'A1' and he is a Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa. He has received numerous prizes and honours, such as the Sigourney Prize, the IPA’s Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award and Honorary Fellowship of the American College of Psychiatrists. He is Training Director of the South African Psychoanalytical Association, Director of the Science Department of the American Psychoanalytic Association, and Research Chair of the International Psychoanalytical Association. He has published 350 articles in both neuroscientific and psychoanalytic journals, and has authored eight books. The Brain and the Inner World was translated into 13 languages. His collected papers were published recently as The Feeling Brain. His latest book, The Hidden Spring, appeared in early 2021. He is the editor and translator of the forthcoming Revised Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 vols) and Complete Neuroscientific Works of Sigmund Freud (4 vols.).

REFERENCES
Solms, M. (2020) New project for a scientific psychology. Neuropsychoanalysis, 22doi.org/10.1080/15294145.2020.1833361

Solms, M. (2018) The neurobiological underpinnings of psychoanalytic theory and therapy. Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 294. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00294

Solms, M. (2017) What is “the unconscious,” and where is it located in the brain? A neuropsychoanalytic perspective. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
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