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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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Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center at the Cleveland International Film Festival

“About a Girl,”directed by Mark Monheim, is the film we have chosen to sponsor at this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival, which runs from March 18-29  at the Tower City Cinemas. A member of the  Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center will introduce the film at its two showings, Sunday, March 22nd at 6:10 p.m. and Monday, March 23rd at 4:30 p.m. Participation in the Film […]

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Superman, His Creators, and Psychoanalytic Interpretation

Recently the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center joined the rest of the city in celebrating Superheroes by sponsoring a panel discussion on Superman and his creators. An enthusiastic audience gathered at the Allen Memorial Library to enjoy an evening of discovery and interaction with Brad Ricca, author of “Super Boys,” analysts Scott Dowling, Carl Rak, and Anna […]

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March Analytic Flick Discussion

The Friends of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center present Analytic Flicks This month we are discussing “Fifty Shades of Grey,” directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson Plot: When Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), a literature student, goes to interview the wealthy Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) as a favor to her roommate Kate Kavanagh (Eloise Mumford) she encounters a beautiful, […]

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March Events at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center

  The Friends of the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center present the March Challenges Lecture Series. Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Ph.D. will present, “The Plague: Debunking the Many Myths and Stereotypes About the Black Death in Europe.”     Date: March 4, 2015 Time: 7:30-9:00 pm Location: CPC Office, 2460 Fairmount Blvd FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC […]

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Superman Meets Psychoanalysis

  DID YOU EVER WONDER WHO CREATED SUPERMAN AND WHY HE REMAINS AN ICONIC PRESENCE? Find out Friday, February 20th at 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in the Allen Memorial Auditorium, 11000 Euclid Avenue, on the campus of Case Western Reserve. The Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center is sponsoring an evening of discovery and interaction with Brad Ricca, faculty member of Case Western Reserve […]

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Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Essay Prize

 We are pleased to announce that we are accepting entries for the 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 […]

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Video: Psychoanalysis For All

Colleagues: Here is a provocative video for our consideration on psychoanalysis in the social “fabric”–witty, charming, stylish—sent by a creative candidate member of the Italian Psychoanalytic Society, Davide Rosso, who wrote and performed in the video. The title, “Das Heimlich” is derived from Freud’s 1919 essay “Das Unheimlich.” In the comments, the author refers us to Quinodoz, […]

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November Challenges Lecture with Erin O’Brien

Erin O’Brien Development News Editor, Fresh Water Cleveland Presents “Leaving Las Vegas: the Aftermath” Lifelong Clevelander Erin O’Brien will talk about how the tragedy of her brother John’s 1994 suicide and the nuanced aftermath led her to the keyboard. The former Cleveland Scene columnist will also discuss a writing life lived mostly in the trenches […]

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CPC Essay Prize Entries Are Due December 1st, 2014

 Update: Our Winning Essayist for 2012, Adele Tutter, also won the APsaA CORST Prize for 2012, and this year has been nominated for a Gravida Award, which is given out by the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.  Her essay, “Angel with a Missing Wing: Loss, Restitution, and the Embodied Self in the Photography […]

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