20th JOSEPH SANDLER CONFERENCE, 2019

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PSYCHOANALYTIC RESEARCH AND CLINICAL WORK

May 10-12 2019, in Buenos Aires

PSYCHOANALYTIC UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION

RESEARCHERS AND CLINICIANS IN DIALOGUE

 

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

FRIDAY, MAY 10th

9.00 am - 1.30 pm     Research Committees’ Meeting

(Lunch will be held at APA’s Directive Board Room)

        

Chairs: Inés Vardy (APA) and Constanza Duhalde (SAP)

1.30 pm – 3.00 pm     FELLOWS’ DAY (Room 203)

Friday 12.00pm - 3.00 pm: Poster session (APA Hallway)

 

 

  Friday 10th

 3.00–3.30 pm: GREETINGS AND WELCOME

Chair: Abel Fainstein

 

Inaugural Panel: MARK SOLMS (Chair Research Committees), MARIANNE LEUZINGER-BOHLEBER (Chair, RTP/ Joseph Sandler Conference Subcommittee), VIRGINIA UNGAR (IPA President), CLAUDIA BORENSZTEJN (APA, President), JORGE BIGLIERI (UBA Dean)

Chair: Ricardo Diehl (APA)

 

3.30–5.30 pmPANEL: PSYCHOANALYSIS AND NEUROSCIENCIES IN DIALOGUE ON DEPRESSION

 

3.30- 4.10

Presenter: Mark Solms, Capetown

 Psyche and brain of the depressed

4.10 - 4.50 Discussants: (Two discussants 20’ talk each)

Discussants:  Rubén Zukerfeld (APA, SAP) and Rafael Groisman (APA)

4.50 – 5.30 Discussion from the floor.

 

5.30–6.00 pm: COFFEE BREAK

 

 

Chair: Liana Pinto Chaves

 

6.00–6.40pm: 

Presenter:  Susana Vinocur Fischbein, Buenos Aires

Some reflections on Trauma and Depression

 

6.40 – 7.20 pm

Discussants: (Two discussants 20’ each)

Discussants: Carlos Tkach (UBA) and Rogerio Lerner (Sao Paulo)

7.20– 8.00 Discussion from the floor

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 11TH

 

Chair: Adela Duarte

09.00–11.00 am   PANEL: CONCEPTUALIZING DEPRESSION

 

09.00 – 09.40

Presenters: Hugo Bleichmar, Madrid (Spain): 

Subtypes of depression as a product of psychodynamic transformational processes

 

9.40 – 10.20am

Discussants: (Two discussants to be appointed, 20’ talk each)

Jeannette Dryzun and Marcelo Noel

10.20 – 11.00am Discussion from the floor

 

11.00–11.30 am: COFFEE BREAK                                                                      

                                                                      

Chair:  Claudia Borensztejn

11.30–1.30 pm STUDYING PSYCHOANALYSES WITH CHRONIC DEPRESSED PATIENTS

 

 11.30am – 12.10 pm

Presenter:  Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Frankfurt a. M: Investigating symptomatic and structural changes in the LAC Depression Study. Empirical and clinical findings

 

12. 10 -12.50 pm.

Dicussants:

Virginia Ungar, IPA President and Marina Altmann (Chair: Clinical Research Committee)

 

12.50 – 13.30 Discussion from the floor

 

1.30 –3.00 pm: Lunch Break and Poster Session                                           

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 11th (Afternoon)

 

3.00–5.00 pm: SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (A)

 

5.00- 5.30 pm: COFFEE BREAK

5.30- 7.30 pm. SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (B)

 

(The list of workshops has been added at the end, because the final order is to be decided later)

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 12th

 

09.00–11.00 pm:

Chair: Felipe Muller  (APA, New School Social sciences, NY RTP Fellow)

 

9.00 a 9.40: Brain-Based Vulnerabilities, Plasticity, and Treatment Responses in Depressive Illness.

Presenter: Brad Peterson

 

9.40 -10.20 am

Discussant 1: Juan Pablo Jiménez, Chile

Discussant 2: Juan Tenconi (APA, APSA) (tbc)

 

10.20 -11.00am

Discussion from the floor

 

11.00–11.30 am: COFFEE BREAK

 

Chair: (tbc)

11.30-12.20

Presenter: Charles Fisher

Mechanisms of Change in Psychoanalytic Treatment of Depression -- Some Questions for Researchers

 

12.20 -13hs

Discussants: (Two discussants to be appointed, 20’ talk each)

 

1) Bob Galatzer-Levy

2) Susana Vinocur Fischbein

 

13.00-13.30 Discussion from the floor

 

1.30–2.00 pm: CLOSING PANEL

 

Chairs: Mark Solms/ Marianne Leuzinger Bohleber

CLAUDIA BORENSZTEJN (APA President), VIRGINIA UNGAR (IPA President), RODOLFO MOGUILLANSKY (IUSAM DEAN), AND UBA DEAN: JORGE BIGLIERI.

 

JSC 2019   LIST of WORKSHOPS  (Final order to be decided when it’s completed, to avoid overlapping)

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 11th (Afternoon)

 

3.00–5.00 pm: SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (A)

 

A) Workshops/ Panels 3.00 -5.00pm

 

5.00 -5.30 pm: COFFEE BREAK

 

A)  Presenter and Chair: Clara Schejtman and her University Team, Buenos Aires (English-Spanish?)

Discussant:

 

A) Presenter: APA’s Research Group on Psychic Change         

A model for setting forth the psychodynamic diagnostic process and the tracking of changes in a one-year psychoanalytic psychotherapy of single cases (English- Spanish)

Team members: Susana Vinocur Fischbein (Chair) Cristina Tate de Stanley (Secretary), Ana Cigarroa de Poggi, Irene Cusien, Marité Herrera, Cristina Yanzon, Teresa Florin.

 

Chair: Irene Cusien

Discussant: Ricardo Bernardi

 

A) PresenterBob Galatzer-Levy, Chicago (English)

 

Psychoanalysis of Manic Depressive Disorder: Clinical experiences and a theoretical formulation.

Chair: (tbc) Moty Benyakar (TBC) (USAL’s Doctorate Dean)

Discussants: Moisés Lemlij (Former president, Peru Psychoanalytic Society, former Vice-President, IPA) & Andrés Rascovsky (Former President, APA)

 

A) Presenter: Rogerio Lerner  

Parental and siblings’ vulnerability related to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: characterization of the link and evaluation of a pilot intervention model. (English)

 

  •   Silvia Acosta  (APA,RTP Fellow)

Discussants: Andrea Rodríguez Quiroga and Nora Woscoboinik

 

A)  Presenter: Augusto Ferrari
Coordenador do Projeto de Pesquisa "Rodas de Conversa entre Psicanálise e Educação" (SPPA)

(Alice Lewcowicz)

Chair:

Discussants: Elizabeth Chapuy (TBC) (Fepal’s Scientific Secretary)

 

 

(B) 5.30- 7.30 pm:  SIMULTANEOUS PANELS/ WORKSHOPS

 

B) Presenters: Ricardo Bernardi (Research Committee Co- Chair) and Luis Villalba (APU, Montevideo) (in English and Spanish)

From sadness to melancholia. Depression, context and personality

 

Chair: Cristina Tate de Stanley

Discussant: (Tbc)

 

B)  Presenters: Dra. Emilce Dio Bleichmar & Clara Schejtman

Maternal superego and maternal reflexive functioning

(Superyó maternal y funcionamiento reflexivo materno)

 

Chair: Dra. Leticia Glocer  Fiorini (APA former president)

Discussant: (tbc)

 

B) Presenters: Andrea Rodríguez Quiroga and team (USAL & IUSAM)

Title: Testing psychic change hypotheses: a systematic study of a single case of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, using the three-level model (3LM). Project with USAL and IUSAM

(Spanish –English)

 

Chair: Gabriela Hirshl (TBC) (APA, RTP Fellow)

Discussants: (To be appointed)

 

B) Psychoanalytic contributions to the problem of adolescent cyberbullying

(Aportes de la investigación en Psicoanálisis a la problemática del cyberbullying en los adolescentes.) (In progress).

 

Chair: (tbc)

Presenter: Dr Fernando Martín Gomez (Chair) (Argentina - Asociación Psicoanalitica Argentina (APA)

Team members: Dr David Maldavsky (Argentina - Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) y Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales (UCES)

Lic Angeles Aparaín (Argentina - Asociación psicoanalítica Argentina (APA)

Dra Velleda Cecchi (Argentina - Asociación Psicoanalítica Argentina (APA)

Lic Rossana Sanin (Argentina - Secretaría de políticas integrales sobre drogas (Sedronar)

Lic Carolina Coronel (Mexico - Universidad de Occidente (UAdeO )

Dra Araujo (Uruguay - Universidad de la República oriental del Uruguay (UDELAR)

Lic Juliana Loss (Brasil - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

 

 

Discussants: Alice Lewcowicz (TBC) & Gabriela Renault (TBC) (USAL’s School of Psychology Dean)

 

B) A qualitative and quantitative study on the high rate of depression and suicides among medical students (in progress).

 

Presenter: Patricia Lago

Team members:  Dra. Simone Hauck (Chair) (UFRGS), Ana Margareth Bassols (UFRGS/ SPPA), Carolina Padoan (PPG/UFRGS), Patrícia Lago (UFRGS/SPPA).

 

Chair: Teresa Florin

Discussants: (tba): Cristina Fulco (FEPAL’s President) (tbc), Juan Tenconi (APA member, APSA President) (tbc)

 

10) Presenter:  Marina Altman. 

Why is it important to include research in psychoanalytic training? (Spanish -English)

Chair: Sergio Lewcowicz (tbc)

Discussant: Moty Benyacar

 

11) Presenters: Etchevers, M., Helmich, N., Giusti, S.:

Estudio clínico naturalístico con dos grupos de pacientes: trastornos emocionales y borderline, en el contexto del Hospital de Clínicas “José de San Martín”.

 

12) Presenters from UBA (Buenos Aires University)

Analía Wald and team.

Chair: (To be appointed)

Discussant: (To be appointed)