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Our Dysfunctional Nation: Pain and Despair or Tenderness and Empowerment

On June 19, 2018 Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center voted unanimously to pass a resolution to condemn the practice of our government to forcibly separate children from their parents. Also, our Center formed a Social Responsiveness Committee to address the issue of government’s child abuse and human rights violation when they forcibly separate children from their parents […]

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To Our Members and Colleagues

Dear Colleagues,   The Association for Child Psychoanalysis offered this text to send by email, FAX, or phone message to your congressman and senator. Please feel free to copy and change it as needed. Use Find My Representative or How To Contact Your Elected Officials to obtain your representative’s name and contact information. Here is […]

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The Piggle Reconsidered

  A recent post on PsychologyToday.com entitled “Revisiting Child Psychoanalysis,” asks the question, “Why are young children in therapy without their parents?” The author, Claudia Gold, MD, a child analyst, was prompted to write the article after attending a presentation and panel discussion at the 2018 APsaA convention. This particular program, “The Name of the […]

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2018 Spring Workshop Series

Continuing education at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center seeks to provide the mental health community with a number of stimulating and thoughtful programs designed to enhance clinical skills and clinical understanding.  Programs include lectures by prominent psychoanalysts, courses for clinicians, and special topic seminars. Following is a list of upcoming programs. Saturday, March 24, 2018 “The […]

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What is Psychoanalysis and Who Are Psychoanalysts?

The Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education Inc. (ACPE, Inc.) defines psychoanalysis in the following way: Psychoanalysis is a specific form of individual psychotherapy that aims to bring unconscious mental elements and processes into awareness in order to expand an individual’s self-understanding, enhance adaptation in multiple spheres of functioning, alleviate symptoms of mental disorder, and facilitate […]

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CPC Member in the News

The Lamplighter, the publication of the Bratenahl Community Foundation profiled CPC member and Bratenahl resident Ilga Svechs, Ph.D. The article was written by Kathy Jones and appears in the latest issue. (February 2017, pg. 9) The article tells how Dr. Svechs came to America after World War II, as a child refugee, and relates her […]

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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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Would I Benefit From Seeing a Therapist?

Much as we like to fantasize that life is easy and that we can create a perfect world around us, the reality is that living is fraught with ups and downs. Do these life stressors make you think that you have a mental health problem that could be helped by psychotherapy? If you are experiencing any of […]

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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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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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