The Continuing Education Program Committee of NPAP Presents My Father Invents Dual Therapy Presenter: Sylvia Flescher, MD Moderator: Penny Rosen, MSW, LCSW, BCD-P
Sylvia Flescher, MD
Penny Rosen, MSW, LCSW, BCD-P
Sunday, February 13, 2022
5pm – 7pm
Live Online via Zoom: Workshop
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Friday, February 11, at 1pm
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11
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The presenter will read from her memoir-in-progress, Googling for Ghosts. She will discuss details of a unique form of therapy that her father, Joachim Flescher, also a psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst, developed in the 1960’s. He called it “Dual Therapy,” as it consisted of alternating sessions with a male and a female therapist. Additionally, she will review her father’s life story and offer her analysis of why he came to develop “dual therapy.” The perennial ambivalence she has felt towards her father comes across in her writing. He was brilliant but narcissistic and controlling. He died when she was twenty-three, but he continues to cast a very long shadow. Her memoir aims to be at once a loving memorialization of his life and works, but also an exorcism.
Learning Objectives: After attending the presentation, participants will be able to
– Describe the process of disidentifying with a narcissistic parent.
– Describe how dual therapy was developed in reaction to the too-rigid classical analytic technique in the 50’s-60’s.
– Describe why radical care addresses the problems associated with hope.
NPAP members and candidates I no cost
Non-members I $40
Other Candidates/Students I $20
Contribution I Optional
Bio: Sylvia Flescher, MD, was trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and is a graduate of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. She is a longtime member of the New Directions writing Program of the Washington-Baltimore Psychoanalytic Center and is currently working on a memoir which will tackle and expand themes of Googling for Ghosts. She recently presented, A Voice Rescued from the Ashes, at the Mount Sinai Faculty Group and NPAP, New York, NY.
2.0 CE contact hours will be granted to participants with documented attendance and complete evaluation form. It is the responsibility of the participants seeking CE credits to comply with these requirements. Upon completion, a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to all participants.
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(Sunday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm