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Northport, NY 11768 United States

October 2019

The Personal is Political is Psychoanalytic: Politics in the Consulting Room

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Northport Northport, NY 11768 United States
Free – $62.50

Matt Aibel, LCSW The political is understood as an essential, irreducible aspect of our self-representations and an undeniably consequential factor in our difficulties in living. It can thus no longer be considered taboo in psychoanalytic theory and practice. Matt will examine challenges of working with political material, especially as treatment conducted during the highly partisan, embattled Trump era may instantiate fierce complementarity or collusive concordance in the dyad. He further argues that we can neither ameliorate patient’s suffering nor widen…

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