Psychoanalytically-Oriented Psychology

Previous Events

"I Don't Want This Knowledge": Working With Adult Onset Trauma
Presenter: Dr Ghislaine Boulanger (Psychologist-New York University)
Date: Tuesday 11th November 2008
Time: 7pm
Venue: Mercy Theatre, Australian Catholic University 115 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne Vic
Cost: POPIG and VAPP members $11.00, Non-members $16.50, Students $6.00.


Totalitarian States of Mind
Presenter: Dr John McClean (Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst)
Date: Tuesday 14th October 2008
Time: 7.15 pm for 7.30 start
Venue: Ford Room, Crows Nest Centre, Holtermann Road, Crows Nest, NSW 2065
Cost: $25, Students $15
Bookings: Contact Ursula Armstrong 0411 555 466


Diddley Bo: Music, Poetry, and the Analytic Experience (Clinical Seminar:
Presenter: Dr Mark Howard (Psychoanalyst)
Date: Saturday 13th September 2008
Time: 9.00 am for 9.15am start
Venue: Mercy Theatre, Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, VIC 3002.
Cost: POPIG Members - $11.00 (includes GST); Non-members - $16.50; Students - $6.00


Sex, love and death in the time of Freud: A psychoanalytic exploration of the life and art of Egon Schiele
Date: Tuesday 18th March 2008
Time: 7.30 pm AGM, 8.00 start
Venue: Mercy Theatre, Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Cost: POPIG Members - $11.00 (inc. GST); Non-members - $16.50; Students - $6.00


Working With Adolescents: A Psychodynamic Approach
Presenter: Peter Blake
Date: Tuesday 13/05/2008
Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start
Venue: Crows Nest Centre, Pat Brunton Room Holtermann Street, Crows Nest, NSW
Cost: $25 (Receipts will be issued, PD points pending) $15 students
Contact: Jutta Lennard (02 9904 4330)
Bookings: Ursula Armstrong, Treasurer, PO Box 3145,Bellevue Hill 2023  (m 0411 555 466) 


Hate your neighbour as you hate yourself: Prejudice and the psych-politics of divisiveness

Presenter: Dr Allan Shafer
Date and Time: 6th May 2008 7pm for 7.30pm start 
Cost: Members $10 Non-members $20 
Venue: Hollywood Private Hospital Psychiatric Clinic 
Contact: Kathryn Davies kathryn.davies@health.wa.gov.au 9346 8350


Empathink Summer School 2008

Featured Speaker: Dr Marian Toplin 
Basic Course: January 9 & 10
Advanced Course: January 11 to 15

This is an opportunity to learn from Dr Toplin and other invited speakers. Dr Toplin was a colleague and colaborator with HEINZ KOHUT (the founder of Self-Psychology) and played a major role with him in the emergence of modern psychoanalytic theory and practice in the USA, particularly through her contributions to Kohutian Self-Psychology. Dr Toplin specialises in understanding children from a self-Psychology perspective. For more information please click on the following link.