February 24, 2017
‘What is it that I think I am doing when I am doing Psychoanalysis.’
Chris Oakley has been a Psychoanalyst, supervisor and teacher for over 45 years. He is a founder member of the Site,before that he was involved with the PA from his early 20s. He has been heavily involved in the training of students for many years and has much to say on this and other issues relating to analytic work. In the course of this conversation we will be attempting to ask the question what it is that Chris thinks he is doing when he is doing psychoanalysis.
February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017 Ilric Shetland Most of us think that there is a huge gulf that separates our dream worlds from our ordinary life. In this workshop this distinction between dreaming states and conscious states will be questioned. We will explore what happens when we dream and whether these processes – condensation, displacement, reversal – […]
January 28, 2017
January 28, 2017 Dr Sally Sales In the contemporary technological age, the public world has become the stage for what was previously our most private communications. Mobiles now make it possible to conduct intimate conversations anywhere and to be always in touch, all of the time. Exposing our most private selves no longer seems a […]
January 21, 2017
In this workshop we will be trying to re-define and re-claim the role of the supervisor’s responsibility back to the discipline of psychoanalysis and in doing so making ample opportunity to engage in the artful and expressive practice of giving an account.
5th March 2017 - 12th March 2017
The Transgender, Gender & Psychoanalysis Conference Fringe will lead up to the SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Freud Museum Conference which takes place on the 11th & 12th March 2017 at the Freud Museum. Art Exhibition: The exhibition will run from Sunday 5th of March 2017 (with a private view that evening) until Sunday […]
February 4, 2017
Sometimes truth trumps accuracy. Reality, facts, lies – what is the truth, and whose truth is it? Elie Wiesel said, “some stories are true that never happened, and some words remain true even if their meaning evolves”.
11th - 12th March 2017
The struggles of people of transgender identity have exploded into mainstream consciousness. The 2017 SITE Conference in collaboration with the Freud Museum will approach the questions and challenges which arise from this phenomenon critically, while exploring new horizons from which to address the complex issues of sexual identity and gendered positioning.
April 8, 2017
This workshop offers an introduction into the psychoanalytic treatment of psychosis and it is suitable for anyone with a theoretical and clinical interest in psychosis, including trainees and practising therapists.
May 6, 2017
At a time of prolonged austerity economics and a growing crisis in our mental health services, is it time to rethink the relationship between the psychoanalytical and the sociological and, if so, how might we make use of a renewed dialogue between the two disciplines, in what we do in the consulting room?
June 10, 2017
This workshop will consider what psychoanalysis brings to the field of addiction, bearing in mind that the founding scene of psychoanalysis is a repression of Freud’s addiction.