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Essay Contest Winner at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center

Join us to hear Nanette Auerhahn, Ph.D. present the winning essay for the 2016 CPC Essay contest. Dr. Auerhahn”s essay, “’I Could Eat You Up’: Philomela, Trauma and Enactment,” explores the question of how trauma that is neither symbolized nor represented in some other fashion is made known to one’s self and others. Dr. Auerhahn […]

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Wonder Woman Symposium in Downtown Cleveland

The three-day Wonder Woman Symposium that ended last Saturday evening drew large audiences — over one hundred per day for three days– of serious, but fun-loving admirers of the 75-year-old superheroine. Christie Marston, granddaughter of Wonder Woman’s creator, psychologist William Moulton Marston spoke, as did Laura Siegal, daughter of Jerry Siegel, creator of Cleveland’s own Superman! […]

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Nanette Auerhahn, Ph.D. Wins 2016 CPC Essay Prize

The CPC Prize Essay Committee is pleased to announce that the winning essay for 2016 is “’I Could Eat You Up’: Philomela, Trauma and Enactment,” submitted by Nanette Auerhahn, Ph.D. Some of you may recall that Dr. Auerhahn received our prize in 2011 for her essay -“Evolution of Traumatic Narratives: Impact of the Holocaust on […]

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Announcing the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Essay Prize

For Psychoanalytically Informed Essays in the Arts and Humanities, Bio-behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences First Prize: $1000 The essay should not be more than 30 pages in length and should not have been published or submitted for publication. The Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Essay Prize is open to anyone living or working in the State of […]

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CPC Fundraiser Scores a Hit

Thanks to everyone who made our fundraiser a great success. The audience was very appreciative as you can see from the photo. They gave Mr. Cohen, Mr. Skorka and Mr. Bognar a standing ovation. The sound was glorious, the selections inspired, and the performance world-class. The program began with Gershwin Preludes for Clarinet and Piano. […]

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Listen to a Preview of Next Week’s Benefit Concert

Listen to Franklin Cohen and Dr. Richard Lightbody discuss music, mortality, loss and healing and what we will hear at the concert. Then….. Join us for an evening of music and refreshments with Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet Emeritus (1975-2015) of the Cleveland Orchestra and Co-Founder of ChamberFest Cleveland, and Rafael Skorka, an accomplished pianist. When: Saturday, […]

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There’s Still Time to Get Tickets to Our Benefit Concert

Join us for an evening of music and refreshments with Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet Emeritus (1975-2015) of the Cleveland Orchestra and Co-Founder of ChamberFest Cleveland, and Rafael Skorka, an accomplished pianist. When: Saturday, April 9th at 7 p.m. Where: St. Paul’s Church 2747 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Hts., OH Price: $60 concert only – $75 concert + reception […]

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Announcing the 2015 Essay Prize Winner

The Essay Prize Committee has announced the winner of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center’s 2015 contest. He is David I. Backer, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Foundations of Education at Cleveland State University. Dr. Backer will present his essay, entitled “Dehiscence and Discussion” on Friday November 30, 2015. Here are the details. Date: Friday evening, November […]

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Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Essay Prize

  You still have time to enter. Entries are due July 31, 2015  2015 Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Essay Prize  For Psychoanalytically Informed Essays in the Arts and Humanities, Bio-behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences    First Prize: $1000 The essay should not be more than 30 pages in length and should not have been published or submitted for publication. The […]

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Our June Fundraiser With Dr. Richard Kogan

Dr. Richard Kogan received a standing ovation last Friday night in the Reinberger Chamber Hall at Severance Hall at the conclusion of our fundraiser, “The Mind and Music of Chopin.” Richard Kogan, M.D. has a distinguished career both as a concert pianist and as a psychiatrist. He has been praised for his “eloquent, compelling, and […]

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