SECTION II of DIVISION 39 MINI-CONFERENCE ON PSYCHOANALYTIC
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOTHERAPY
on the Edge of Chaos: psychoanalytic psychotherapywith
Children, Adolescents and their Parents
Saturday November 11, 2006
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This conference will address the multiple dimensions of
psychoanalytically-oriented treatment with children, adolescents and their
parents. An in-depth case will be presented, followed by discussions that are
informed by the findings of infant research, non-linear dynamic systems theory
and the analytic third. Attention will be paid to the psychotherapist or
psychoanalyst’s co-construction of the relationship with the patient and his/her
Coffee and registration
-Welcome and Introduction by Amy
9-9:45Case PresentationThomas Byrne, M.D.
9:45 – 10:15Discussion from an Infant Research
from a perspective of the Analytic Third
C. Kieffer, Ph.D.
from the perspective of Non-Linear Dynamic Systems
Theory- Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, M.D.
Summary and group discussion led
by Amy Eldridge, Ph.D.
Conference Co-sponsors: ChicagoSchool of Professional
Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Chicago
Psychoanalytic Society, Institute for Clinical Social Work
CEU’s will be provided through these organizations: CAPP*
will provide psychology, LCSW, LPC and LCPC CEU’s. (See end of brochure for
further info.) The Chicago Psychoanalytic Society will provide CME’s for
Thomas Byrne, M.D. is
a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who practices in Oak Brook. He is an
advanced candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.
Amy Eldridge, Ph.D. –
is the Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work and has a private
practice in Chicago working with
children, adolescents and adults. She has published numerous articles on
clinical work with children and adults from a self psychological and
Galatzer-Levy, M.D. is an analyst of children, adolescents and adults, who
serves on the faculties of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the University
of Chicago. In a series of papers
going back over 30 years and a forthcoming book, he has attempted to integrate
non-linear dynamics, chaos theory and complexity theory into understanding
Christine C. Kieffer,
Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist who serves on the
faculties of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and RushUniversityMedicalCenter. She has a private practice
in Chicago and Winnetka
working with children, adolescents, adults and also provides couples and group
psychotherapy. Dr. Kieffer is the author of numerous papers and three edited
Molly Romer Witten,
Ph.D. is a candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and a
psychologist in private practice in Chicago.
She is also the director of the Parent Child Workshops, a preschool parent-peer
play group in Chicago. Dr. Romer
Witten also teaches in the Infant Mental Health certificate program at the
Erikson Institute of Loyola University.
Christine C. Kieffer, Ph.D. (Chair), Amy Eldridge, Ph.D.,
Susan O’Dell, Ph.D., Molly Romer Witten,
Ph.D., Ruth Shorr, LPC
Galatzer-Levy, M.D. 122 South Michigan Avenue Suite 1407
Chicago, Illinois 60603