Loss, Longing, and Mourning: Psychoanalysis in
Michael McAndrew, MA, LPCC (Presenter)
Breck Mundis, LSCSW (Discussant)
Here in the United States, analysts
are confronted with the question of how to provide psychoanalysis to marginalized and underserved communities. Through a close examination of a pro bono
clinical case involving a grief-stricken patient seeking treatment at a non-profit clinic, participants will learn to distinguish and apply both Lacanian and
traditional psychoanalytic techniques where complex trauma and suicidality are involved. This program is suitable for practitioners at all levels of
experience with an interest in the intersectionality of race, community practice, and trauma, as well as issues of access to clinical care and how to challenge the
paradigms of what is traditionally thought possible in psychoanalysis today.
After attending this session,
participants should be able to:
Describe a clinical case from a both traditional
Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalytic perspectives.
Assess patients with suicidality and explain
reporting requirements to ensure safety in patients with such symptoms.
McAndrew is a Lacanian psychoanalyst in formation practicing in Denver, Colorado. He is a member and a co-delegate of the Colorado Analytic
Forum and a member of the School of the International of the Forums. He is a former NBCC Military Scholar, as well as a past recipient of the
ACA ethics in counseling award and the Black White Institutional Racism paper contest. He has recently completed a fellowship in
Psychoanalytic Thought at the Greater Kansas and Topeka Psychoanalytic Institute. Michael divides his time between private practice and his
work for a nonprofit providing pro bono psychoanalysis for women who have recently and suddenly lost a child, infant, or fetus. His research
concerns the end and ends of psychoanalytic treatment.
Monday, November 6th,
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This seminar is free and
open to the public.
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1.5 CMEs/CEUs are available
for this seminar.
Certificates of attendance are
FREE for Center members,
$30 for non-Center
(Details about how to receive
CMEs/CEUs will be provided during the seminar.)
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Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and
implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint
providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and Greater Kansas City-Topeka Psychoanalytic Center. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by
the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
The American Psychoanalytic
Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.
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ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies*
whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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-Updated July 2021-
About the Center
The Greater Kansas City-Topeka
Psychoanalytic Center is a nonprofit organization which provides a forum for discussion of theoretical, cultural, and clinical ideas regarding psychoanalysis, as
well as networking opportunities for professionals, through community forums, professional workshops and annual film series. Membership is open to any person with
a serious interest in psychoanalysis. The Center is the parent organization of the Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute, which provides post graduate
training in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. More information about the Greater Kansas City-Topeka Psychoanalytic Center is available atwww.gkcpsa.org.