Refugees and Immigrants: Their Experience and Contribution to Psychoanalysis in North America - Virtual Roundtable #4 (Live)

April 22, 2023

"Beyond Forced Emigration: Contemporary Émigré Experience in Psychoanalysis"


The field of psychoanalysis in the 21st century has been shaped by the history of emigration in the 20th century—this panel looks at the way that today’s immigrant psychoanalysts experience identity, otherness, and place and how those histories will continue to change the field.

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This webinar will be recorded for later viewing

This roundtable is part of "From Despair to Hope: The Holocaust, Immigration, and Psychoanalysis in North America," a collaboration between the Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center and the Sigmund Freud Museum honoring the late Anton O. Kris, MD. 

This program is supported in part by Steven C. Ackerman and grants from the Stockbridge Cultural Council and the Lee Cultural Council, local agencies that are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Learning Objectives

  • After attending this program, participants will be able to describe the contributions of contemporary immigrant mental health professionals to psychoanalysis
  • After attending this program, participants will identify a range of challenges and opportunities for first generation immigrants within the field of mental health, education, and psychoanalysis.
  • After attending this program, participants will be able to identify professional and personal experiences of contemporary immigrant mental health professionals within psychoanalytic organizations and training programs.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Austen Riggs Center,Inc. is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this Live for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 APA
    The Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this live interactive webinar for 1.50 continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology. The Austen Riggs Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
  • 1.50 ASWB-ACE
    The Austen Riggs Center, #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this live interactive webinar will receive 1.50 continuing education credit(s). For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit States and provinces that accept ACE | Association of Social Work Boards .
  • 1.50 Contact Hours/ Participation
Course opens: 
11/28/2022
Course expires: 
04/20/2024
Event starts: 
04/22/2023 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/22/2023 - 1:30pm EDT
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
4.5

Moderator:  Spyros Orfanos, PhD,  is an independent practitioner of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, supervision and creativity study groups.  He is the Director of the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis; Former Clinic Director from 2004 to 2019 of NYU Postdoc; Senior Research Fellow, Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Queens College, City University of New York; Past president of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP), the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association, and the Academy of Psychoanalysis of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Maurice Apprey, PhD, DM, FIPA, is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis at the Hampstead Clinic, now the Anna Freud Centre, London, and in Adult Psychoanalysis at the New York Freudian Society, now  the Contemporary Freudian Society. He has taught candidates in Psychoanalysis, residents of Psychiatry and others in the US for 42 years.  He  was a member of the erstwhile interdisciplinary team of psychoanalysts, historians and diplomats at the Center for the Study of Mind and Human in Interaction  at the University of Virginia that facilitated the restoration of independence for Estonia after the breakdown of the Soviet Union. In addition, he was a member of the IPA teaching faculty and Supervising analysts that fostered the creation of the Istanbul Center for Research into Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapy (PSIKE)  toward its full membership in the IPA. He taught and supervised candidates at PSIKE Istanbul for 16 years. He is the English language translator, from French, of Georges Politzer’s Critique of the Foundations of Psychology: the Psychology of Psychoanalysis (Duquesne University Press), the first robust critique of Freud’s structural theory as bordering on abstraction, formalism and realism. A selection of his collected papers will be published by Routledge as Toxic Errands: Psychoanalytic Explorations in Transgenerational Haunting.

Marina Bayeva, MD, PhD, is the director of psychopharmacology and a Fellow in hospital-based psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies at the Austen Riggs Center.

Julia Beltsiou, PsyD grew up in Germany as the daughter of recent Green immigrants, and came to the US as a young adult. She is a graduate of New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis. She has presented nationally and internationally on the topic of immigration and identity. In 2016, her anthology "Immigration in Psychoanalysis" was published by Routledge. She maintains a private practice in New York, where she works with adults, couples, and adolescents.

Usha Tummala-Narra, PhD  is professor of counseling, developmental and educational psychology, and the director of training in the Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology at Boston College. She teaches graduate level courses in the psychology of trauma, counseling and personality theory, dissertation research, and advanced practicum. Her research and scholarship focus on immigration, trauma, race, and cultural competence and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Her publications include over 80 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in books. She is also in independent practice, and works primarily with survivors of trauma from diverse sociocultural backgrounds. 

Austen Riggs Center Inc. confirms that presenters listed above, nor anyone involved in the planning of the CME event, has disclosed a potential conflict of interest. 

The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent the official policy or position of the Austen Riggs Center. 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Austen Riggs Center,Inc. is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this Live for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 APA
    The Austen Riggs Center, Inc. designates this live interactive webinar for 1.50 continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology. The Austen Riggs Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
  • 1.50 ASWB-ACE
    The Austen Riggs Center, #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this live interactive webinar will receive 1.50 continuing education credit(s). For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit States and provinces that accept ACE | Association of Social Work Boards .
  • 1.50 Contact Hours/ Participation

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