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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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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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Candidate Connection: Psychoanalysis in the Neighborhood

  The Candidate Connection is an APsaA newsletter written by and for candidates. This year two candidates from the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center, Valentino “Luca” Zullo and Danielle Dronet, are co-editors, and their first issue, entitled “Psychoanalysis in the Neighborhood” is devoted to community psychoanalysis. Danielle and Luca are the founders of Siggy’s Village, a community garden and […]

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Seminar on Shame Dynamics

  The Northern Ohio Clinical Social Work Society is presenting a brief seminar dealing with Shame Dynamics. The instructor is Anna Janicki, M.D., a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice, and a training analyst with the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center. Date: Sunday, March 06, 2016 Location: Hanna Perkins School 19910 Malvern Rd Shaker Hts, OH 44122 […]

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Adding Psychoanalytic Thought to Your Practice

      Registration is now open for the Psychoanalytic Thought and Therapy (PTT) program beginning this September at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center. If you are interested please email webmaster@psychoanalysiscleveland.org before August 20, 2015. Psychoanalytic Thought and Therapy is a new program designed for mental health professionals who are searching for meaningful training to enrich their work as […]

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