The Professional Development Program at the St Louis Psychoanalytic Institute is a new program targeted toward Psychoanalysts, Candidates, and Advanced Candidates. The Professional Development Program coordinates with the Institute’s Curriculum Committee to plan individual programs. Topics include cutting edge knowledge and newly published materials in the field of psychoanalysis, as well as studies on ways to achieve our psychoanalytic mission of effective psychoanalytic teaching, training, and treatment.
Professional Development is designed to enhance learners’ competence through energizing and engaging discussion with colleagues about new psychoanalytically informed theory and through the sharing of clinically useful information about working with patients. We find that competence is enhanced when we are continuously enriching ourselves and our ongoing clinical practices through learning and sharing new information and clinical outcomes.
This year our topics are:
K. Lynne Moritz, MD Leadership Award Presentation delivered by Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD
Join us virtually Friday, October 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (CST) and Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CST) as Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD presents her paper on structure and drive theory and how this informs her ideas on suicide. About half-way through we will have a break for questions for about 15 minutes. She will resume her with her paper and then there will be more time for questions at the end. (1.5 CE Credits)
Saturday morning’s presentation is optional. On Saturday morning, Schmidt-Hellerau will resume her presentation and provide more of an interactive teaching presentation on drives and structure formation and its clinical application, freely held with powerpoint slides, welcoming all kinds of questions / contributions as they arise throughout her presentation of her ideas on theory. (2 CE Credits)=
Dates: October 27, 2023 7-8:30 p.m. (CST), October 28, 2023 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (CST)
$25 without CE Credits, $35 with CE Credits (3.5 total CE Credits)
Open to all Faculty, Candidates, and the mental health community