Events

7th October 2017

How useful are Freud and Lacan’s ideas in the clinic? Part 1

A series of three interconnected workshops, facilitated by Philip Hill. This introductory series will explore how a Freudian or Lacanian approach differs from others, and will review different and popular clinical techniques and theories in widespread use today, including those of Jung and Klein, and their clinical consequences.

October 13, 2017

Talk: Mary Wild on David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive

In this lecture, Mary Wild will deconstruct and interpret this unforgettable cinematic riddle from a psychoanalytic perspective, the central thesis being that a psychogenic fugue follows the unconscious trauma of unrequited love in the context of the Hollywood film industry.

November 25, 2017

Workshop: Working with Drug & Alcohol Addiction

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.

October 27, 2017

Talk: Mary Wild on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker

In this lecture by Mary Wild, psychoanalysis will serve a vital function as the primary theoretical framework, facilitating a multitude of interpretations in Stalker (1979). A consideration of desire, the topography of the unconscious, and Jacques Lacan’s four discourses will be especially useful in uncovering meaning in the film.

21st October 2017

How useful are Freud and Lacan’s ideas in the clinic? Part 2

Plato and Aristotle on sexual identity, popular culture and psychoanalytic theory and technique

4th November 2017

How useful are Freud and Lacan’s ideas in the clinic? Part 3

Diagnosis in and out of the Lacanian clinic, working with psychosis

June 3, 2017

Past events 2017

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