Program for 2020-21


All programs except for the symposia are free and meet on Sundays, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM unless otherwise stated. 

This year, we are offering online meetings. Instructions for registering and receiving a link will be posted later this Summer.

This presentation is open to all interested persons, regardless of their level of experience or knowledge of psychoanalysis. There is no registration needed for the monthly presentations except where noted. If you would like to get CEs or CEUs, you can sign up for them at the reception table when you arrive. 

Two social work CEUs and psychology CE credits are available. There is a fee for non-members.*  The Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Click here to see our certificate. The Michigan Council for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

* None of the planners and presenters of this continuing education program have any relevant financial relationship to disclose.



September 20, 2020        Linda Sherby, Ph.D. (Florida):  To Speak or Not to Speak: Is There a Place for Therapists’
                                       Values in the Consulting Room?
                                       Virtual Meeting
October 18, 2020            Mark Blechner, Ph.D. (New York). New Ideas about Dreams and How to Work with Them  
                                       Virtual meeting
November 15, 2020        Joyce Slochower, Ph.D. (New York). Relational Heroines and Relational Excess  

                                       Virtual meeting


January 17, 2021           To Be Determined



February 20, 2021          Mark Solms, Ph.D.  (S. African neuropsychoanalyst). Day-long symposium.
                                       Ann Arbor  
                                       Title and Venue to Be Determined
March 14, 2021               Marilyn Charles, Ph.D. (Massachusetts). Meaning, Metaphor and Metabolization: 
                                       The Case of Eating Disorders.
                                       East Lansing
                                       Venue to Be Determined


April  18, 2021                Julie Nagel, Ph.D.,  Exploring an Intersection on the Oral and Aural Roads to the
                                       Unconscious As Seen Through Music.
                                       Ann Arbor  
                                       Venue to Be Determined
May 16, 2021                  Corie Gould, PsyD., I've Got My Secrets: An Abrupt Ending to a Mostly Silent Treatment. 
                                          Ann Arbor 
                                       Venue to Be Determined