Sexual Difference from Freud to Lacan and its clinical consequences

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WPF Therapy

07 May 2022 - 14 May 2022

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Price: Qualified Practitioners: £80 Counselling/Psychotherapy Trainee: £70 WPF Therapy Trainees/Staff: £55

Location: online

Description

This workshop will be delivered via Zoom online across two Saturdays.

Workshop Session 1: 7 May 2022
Workshop Session 2: 14 May 2022

Time: 10am – 1pm

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Psychoanalytic ideas about sexual difference are a site of contention. For some, they serve only to create and sustain ideologies of oppression and pathologisation, whereas for others they challenge the binaries of biology/culture or nature/nuture and have radical potential.

This workshop offers an opportunity to consider how sexual difference is differently conceptualised by Freud and Lacan, to think about how questions of sexual difference manifest in the contemporary clinic and to explore responses from the ‘psychoanalysis or psychotherapy practitioners’.

Day one will consist of small group exercises, a lecture, a case presentation, clinical examples from participants.

Day two will comprise a large group exercise, a talk and clinical presentations on sexual difference and neurosis, plus sexual difference and psychosis. There will be time and opportunity for clinical questions from participants.

Workshop Aims

By attending this this two day workshop you will have:

  1. An understanding of Freud’s theory of sexual difference.
  2. An understanding of Lacan’s theory of sexual difference.
  3. Participated in an exploration of how questions of sexual difference present in the clinic/consulting room and how they might be understood.

Target Audience:

This course is open to psychoanalytic practitioners and trainees. This course should be interesting and accessible for anyone interested in psychoanalysis, including qualified counsellors and psychotherapists as well as those in training. There is no prior knowledge required. Please note that by booking on this event you agree to keep all discussion confidential.

Workshop Leader:

Anne Worthington is a Lacanian psychoanalyst, a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, the Guild of Psychotherapists and the College of Psychoanalysts – UK.

Applications must be received by Thursday, 28th April 2022.

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