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Winter Symposium

Presented by
Jack Schwartz, LCSW, PsyD , NCPsyA

"Freud's Irma Dream, the Origin of Psychoanalysis, and a Bloody Nose: 
A multi-media exploration into the birth of psychoanalysis and dream interpretation"

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The "Irma Dream" starts Chapter Two of Interpretation of Dreams and forever changes the way the world looks at human consciousness. Erik Erikson viewed the Irma Dream as ground Zero of psychoanalysis.

The workshop will explore the little known dark period which formed the backdrop to the critical moment of Freud's great breakthrough, using excerpts from a recently published paper along with a live re-imagining of a session Freud had with a patient that was to become "Irma".  The workshop will also allow the audience to participate in the reanalysis of the Irma dream.

Jack Schwartz is a nationally certified psychoanalyst and a faculty member, lecturer, and control analyst at the New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis. While maintaining a full private practice in northern New Jersey, Dr. Schwartz is a regular contributor and writer for a variety of clinical journals and is the author of a psychoanalytic novel called Our Time is Up.


Light Refreshments Served

Admission $50
Candidates and Students $25

2.5 CEs 

Co-Sponsored by NJSCSW

NJI is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved 2.5 clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

 The Center for Ethical Culture
87 Larch Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666

You can register online or by calling 201-836-1065.



Later Event: March 8
Spring Symposium