Modern Psychoanalysis: A Unique Technique of Working with Pre-verbal Character Disorders and Psychosis by Gabriele Chorney, Psya.D.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION EVENT
Moderator: B. William Brennan, ThM, MA, LMHC
Respondents: Sandra B. Levy, Ph.D. & Robert Whitman-Raymond, LICSW

Brief Abstract
A common denominator when working with patients who exhibit primitive mental functioning – cases of borderline and narcissistic personality disorders, schizophrenia or autism – is the therapist’s difficulty in controlling strong induced countertransference feelings and impulses. The therapist tends to become overactive and intrusive. The following case attempts to shed light on this phenomenon.

Learning Objectives
After this intermediate/advanced presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Explain one major difference between classical and modern psychoanalysis.
2. Define modern psychoanalytic technique in terms of joining, mirroring and reflecting.
3. Identify object-oriented questions within a modern psychoanalytic framework.

Biography
Dr. Gabriele Chorney is a certified modern psychoanalyst. She has had a private practice in Providence since 2001. Dr. Chorney serves as an advisor at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis and is an active member at RIAPP and the Society of Modern Psychoanalysts. Her specialties are working with psychosis and other pre-verbal character disorders.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - February 3, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street (Diman Street entrance)
Providence, Rhode Island

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