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Workshop: The Unconscious Body Image with Bice Benvenuto

As part of its ‘Clinical Site’ series,

The SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis presents

The Unconscious Body Image

Sat, 30 November 2019
14:30 –17:30 GMT
Belsize Community Library, Antrim Grove, London, NW3 4XP

A workshop by Bice Benvenuto

What is the place of the body in psychoanalytic theory and practice? After examining Freud’s biological destiny of anatomical difference and Lacan’s mirror body image the workshop will dwell on the body as Dolto conceives it: a “sensing” activity which gives “sense” to both our psychic and symbolic world…and beyond”.

About Bice Benvenuto

Bice Benvenuto is a psychoanalyst practicing in London, a founding member of the CFAR (Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Center), director of Associazione Dolto in Rome and founder of the first Maison Vertein the United Kingdom. For many years she has been visiting professor at the New School of Social Research (NY) and Florida Atlantic University and has lectured extensively in the UK and abroad on psychoanalysis, female sexuality, child analysis and literature. She was a member of the European School of the Rites of Psychoanalysis” (1994), a book that inspired the making of Psychoanalysis and the Freudian Field in Paris. She is the author of “Concerning her film “The Villa of Mysteries”, co-author of “The Works of work of F. Dolto in “Theory and practice of child psychoanalysis” Jacques Lacan: An Introduction” (1986), and contributor to several books, including “The Klein-Lacan Dialogues” (1997), the introduction to the (2009) and “Further Notes on the Child “(2017) which was nominated for the Gradiva 2018 International Prize.

Tickets cost £45 (£35 for Site trainees) and are available on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-unconscious-body-image-tickets-63750334968