Fall Conference: Intergenerational Trauma, Dissociation, and the Analytic Relationship by Doris Brothers, Ph.D.

Brief Abstract
This program introduces the concept of “traumatic attachments,” as one possible means by which trauma is transmitted from one generation to the next. A clinical example is presented illustrating how intergenerational traumas in the families of both the patient and the analyst figured importantly in shaping the analytic relationship.

Brief Biography
Doris Brothers, a psychologist/psychoanalyst, is a co-founder of the Training and Research in Intersubjective Self Psychology Foundation (TRISP). She is co-editor of the International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and chief editor of eForum, the online newsletter of IAPSP. Her latest book is: Toward a Psychology of Uncertainty: Trauma-Centered Psychoanalysis.

Learning Objectives
• Explain how the concept of traumatic attachments explains the intergenerational transmission of trauma.
• Discuss the role dissociation plays in the intergenerational transmission of trauma.
• Analyze how traumas in families of both analyst and patient shape the analytic relationship.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - November 14, 2015
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location
Wyndham Garden Hotel
220 India Point
Providence, Rhode Island

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