NYU’s Post-Doctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Honors The Work of Emmanuel Ghent – Psychoanalyst, Professor, Musician and Buddhist

WHAT: The NYU Post-Doctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis – the largest psychoanalytic training program in the nation – will sponsor a two-day seminar to honor the work of Emmanuel Ghent: practicing psychoanalyst, NYU faculty member, musician and composer, and follower of Buddhism. Dr. Ghent’s many contributions include: the founding of the Relational Orientation program of the NYU Post-Doctoral Program; the influential essay on clinical practice, “Process and Paradox;” several musical inventions that involved computerization and synthesizers; and the avant-garde musical composition “Entelechy.”

WHO: Participants include:

  • Adam Phillips, British psychotherapist and noted writer.
  • Jessica Benjamin, psychoanalyst and leading feminist thinker.
  • Stephen A. Mitchell, psychoanalyst and well-known author.
  • Mark Epstein, psychiatrist and Buddhist.

WHEN: Friday, May 12, at 7:15 pm And Saturday, May 13, at 9:00 am

WHERE: The Theatre at the Riverside Church, 120th Street and Claremont Avenue

CHAIR: Muriel Dimen (mdimen@psychoanalysis.net)

Tickets for the conference may be purchased in advance or at the door; the event is free and open to the press

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