Previous Events

31st January 2015 - 16th May 2015
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Taboo or not Taboo
Forbidden thoughts, forbidden acts in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy
 
PSI, Grantham House, Grantham Street, (off Camden Street), Dublin 8
This Clinical Series took place on Saturdays; 31st January, 21st February, 28th March, 18th April and 16th May, 2015
From 10.30am to 1.30pm
 
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21st February 2015
The UCD Humanities Institute
The Irish Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IIPP)
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IFPP)
presented
Conducting Psychoanalytic Research for Publication
with
  Margaret Boyle Spelman Joanne Conway
  Joanna Fortune Noreen Giffney
  Ian Miller Ann Murphy
  Toni O'Brien Johnson John O’Connor
  Carol Owens Medb Ruane
  Florencia Shanahan Ross Skelton
  Rob Weatherill  
in
Room H204, Humanities Institute
University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
On Saturday 21st February, 2015
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Podcasts from Research for Publication are available from UCD Humanities Institute.
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7th - 8th November 2014
The UCD Humanities Institute
The Irish Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IIPP)
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (IFPP)
The Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI)
The UCD Centre for Gender, Culture & Identities
presented
Melancholia
A 2 day international, multidisciplinary seminar on the topic of melancholia from clinical, theoretical, film studies, visual arts practice and curatorship perspectives with
  Caroline BAINBRIDGE Anne MULHALL
  Bice BENVENUTO Ann MURPHY
  Cecily BRENNAN Isabel NOLAN
  Olga COX CAMERON Frances O’DWYER
  Amanda COOGAN Mary PYLE
  Ann-Marie DELANEY Emma RADLEY
  Judy GAMMELGAARD Medb RUANE
  Noreen GIFFNEY Moynagh SULLIVAN
  Tina KINSELLA Marie WALSHE
  Lisa MORAN Eve WATSON
in
The National Museum of Decorative Arts & History
Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7
On Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November, 2014
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Podcasts from Melancholia are available from UCD Humanities Institute.
 
seminar
 
Some of the invited psychoanalysts/psychoanalytic psychotherapists, arts practitioners and curators, and academic lecturers at Melancholia (from left to right): Noreen Giffney, Caroline Bainbridge, Olga Cox Cameron, Bice Benvenuto, Lisa Moran, Cecily Brennan, Isabel Nolan, Ann Murphy, Tina Kinsella, Anne Mulhall, Marie Walshe, Mary Pyle, Medb Ruane, Moynagh Sullivan, Amanda Coogan. Not in photograph: Emma Radley, Judy Gammelgaard, Eve Watson, Ann-Marie Delaney, Frances O'Dwyer. (Photo credit: Nicole Murray.)
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4th October 2014
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Psychoanalytic Approaches to Addiction
A Conference with Alistair Sweet and a panel of guest respondents
The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square West, Dublin 1
On Saturday 4th October, 2014
 
Further information and booking details may be obtained by contacting Ann Daly
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29th March 2014
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Betweenity: Understanding the Distorted World of Borderline Relationships
A Conference with Dr. Judy Gammelgaard
The Irish Writers' Centre, Parnell Square, Dublin 1
On Saturday 29th March, 2014
Preliminary details and booking information may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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25th May 2013
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Children First Guidance - Limits to Confidentiality
A Clinical Seminar with Ellen O'Malley-Dunlop
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 25th May, 2013
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26th April 2013
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
IFPP Annual General Meeting 2013
The Jesuit Conference Centre,
Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6,
Friday, 26th April 2013 at 5.30 pm
The AGM was open to all IFPP members, including Associates and Students
(Further details were posted to members concerning nominations to committees, etc.)
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20th April 2013
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working with People with Borderline Personality Disorder
A Clinical Conference
With contributions from professionals working in the areas of
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
  Richard Blennerhasset Paul Moore
  John Foden Ann Murphy
  Julie A. Kelly Toni O’Brien Johnson
  MaryRose Kiernan John O’Connor
  Evelyn McCabe Mary Pyle
  Ian S. Miller  
Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
From 9.15am to 5.30pm on Saturday 20th April, 2013
Preliminary booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or
downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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23rd February 2013
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working as a Therapist with Asylum Seekers and
Survivors of Torture and Persecution
A Clinical Seminar with Felicity Casserly
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 23rd February, 2013
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1st - 2nd February 2013
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
and
Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland
and
Independent College
presented
4th Irish Psychoanalytic Film Festival
Celluloid Childhoods
Independent College, 60 - 63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
From 17.30 on Friday 1st to 18.45 on Saturday 2nd February, 2013
 
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17th November 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Transference
A Clinical Conference with Dr Murray Stein
Pearse Hotel, 99 - 107 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
On Saturday 17th November, 2012 from 9.45am to 5pm.
Booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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(Details about Dr Stein (International School for Analytical Psychology in Zurich, Switzerland) can be found at this website )
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21st - 22nd September 2012 (Preliminary Notice)
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Dublin Bi-Logic Group
hosted the
8th International Bi-Logic Conference
Title: Correlation of Matte Blanco and Bion's thought
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Keynote Speaker: Professor Riccardo Lombardi, Italy
Other speakers included: Maxine Sacks, London, Ross Skelton, Dublin
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Friday 21st September: Conference Lecture and Wine Reception
Saturday 22nd September: Conference and Dinner
Sunday 23rd September : Bi Logic Group members session
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Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
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19th May 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working Clinically with Suicidal Patients
A Clinical Seminar with John O'Connor
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 19th May, 2012
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28th April 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Mindfulness in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
A Clinical Seminar with Michael DelMonte
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 28th April, 2012
Booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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27th April 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
IFPP Annual General Meeting 2012
The Jesuit Conference Centre,
Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6,
Friday, 27th April 2012 at 5.30 pm
The AGM was open to all IFPP members, including Associates and Students
(Further details were posted to members concerning nominations to committees, etc.)
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23rd - 24th March 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
co-sponsored by the UCD Humanities Institute
presented
The womb/intra-uterine complex & the analytic encounter:
Bracha L. Ettinger’s Theory of the Matrixial
Public Lecture on Friday 23rd March 2012 & Clinical Conference on Saturday 24th March 2012
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Public Lecture on Friday 23 March 2012 at 6.45 pm-9.30 pm
The Auditorium, UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
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A podcast of Bracha Ettinger's lecture, 'Beauty in the Human: Uncanny Compassion, Uncanny Awe', which she delivered on Friday night, and which was chaired by Rob Weatherill, is now available to download from the UCD Humanities Institute's website on their podcast page. Alternatively it may be heard on this website here.
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Clinical Conference on Saturday 24 March 2012 at 9.45 am-5.00 pm
Room H204, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Delegates to the conference who wish to receive her clinical paper presented on Saturday afternoon, 'Red Scar in the Sky: The Diaries and Poetry of Sylvia Plath', may email Ann Daly to request a copy.
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25th February 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Winnicott: his life, thinking and work
A Clinical Seminar with Margaret Spelman
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 25th February, 2012
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3rd - 4th February 2012
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
and
Independent College
presented
3rd Annual IFPP Psychoanalysis and Film Festival
Screening Seductions / Framing Fantasies
Independent Colleges, 60 - 63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
From 17.30 on Friday 3rd to 18.45 on Saturday 4th February, 2012
 
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28th January 2012
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Working with Autistic, Borderline and Hard to Reach Children
A Clinical Conference with Dr Anne Alvarez
Pearse Hotel, 99-107 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
From 9.00am to 5.00pm on Saturday 28th January, 2012
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26th November 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working Clinically in the Field of Forensic Psychotherapy
A Clinical Seminar with Alan Corbett
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 26th November, 2011
Booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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21st October 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Wilfred Bion's Legacy to the Psychoanalytic Clinic
A Clinical Seminar with Dr. James S. Grotstein
Chaired by Mr Ross M. Skelton
Shelbourne 1 Room, The Stillorgan Park Hotel, Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4.
From 6.30pm to 9.30pm on Friday 21st October, 2011
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24th September 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Clinical Perspectives on New Subjectivities:
Implications for Practice
A Clinical Seminar with Rob Weatherill
Carmelite Room, First Floor*, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 24th September, 2011
Booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
(*Please note : The Carmelite Room is not wheelchair accessible.)
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25th June 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working Clinically with People with Psychosis
A Clinical Seminar with Alan Rowan
Brandsma Room, Ground Floor, Carmelite Community Centre, 59 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
From 10.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday 25th June, 2011
Booking information and details of the event could be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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6th May 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
IFPP Annual General Meeting 2011
Milltown Institute, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, on Friday, 6th May 2011
Refreshments at 5.30pm, AGM at 6.15pm
The AGM was open to all IFPP members, including Associates and Students
(Further details were posted to members concerning nominations to committees, etc.)
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26th February 2011
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Children of Divorce:
Working Psychodynamically with the Child, the Family and the Family Law Courts
A Half-Day Clinical Seminar with Caoimhe Nic Dhomhnaill
Clarion Hotel, International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), Dublin 1
From 2.00pm to 5.00pm on Saturday 26th February, 2011
Booking information and details of the event may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
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28th - 29th January 2011
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
Independent College
presented
2nd Annual IFPP Psychoanalysis and Film Festival
Obsessions: Passion, Pathos, Pantomime?
Independent Colleges, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
From 17.30 on Friday 28th to 18.45 on Saturday 29th January, 2011
 
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7th August 2010
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
Working with Borderline States
A Clinical Conference with Dr. Otto Kernberg
D4 Berkley Hotel (formerly The Berkely Court Hotel), Dublin 4
Saturday 7th August, 2010 from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm
If you were interested in attending further details, including prices and booking form, may be viewed by clicking here or downloaded by right-clicking and 'saving as'.
Please note: The Conference took place in the D4 Berkeley Hotel (formerly the Berkeley Court Hotel), Dublin 4 and not in the Ballsbridge Inn Hotel as previously advertised. We apologised for any inconvenience caused.

Further information (August 2010) about the venue can be found here.
The hotel advised that due to the Horse Show their car park had been nearly full every day. They recommended that people use public transport, wherever possible. Therefore, there were limited car parking facilities available at the hotel on Saturday.
The cost was €5 for the day. Delegates had to get their parking tickets stamped at the reception desk in the D4 Berkeley Hotel in order to avail of this price.

Registration took place from 8.30 am to 9.15 am. Tea and coffee was available upon registration. Delegates were advised that it was the week of the Dublin Horse Show so there may have been traffic congestion in the area.
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The following are links (August 2010) to the recommended reading:
Kernberg, Yeomans, Clarkin & Levy - Transference Focused Psychotherapy: Overview and Update
Clarkin, Levy, Lenzenweger & Kernberg - Evaluating Three Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Multiwave Study
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8th May 2010
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and
The Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
The 'Sibling Trauma' and Its Effects
A Clinical Seminar & Public Lecture with Juliet Mitchell
Marino Institute of Education Conference Centre, Griffith Ave., Dublin 9
From 9.15am to 5pm on Saturday 8th May, 2010
It was possible to register on the morning of the event. However registration operated on a 'first come, first served' basis, so it was advised that delegates arrive early. The registration desk opened at 9.15 am.
Registration for the morning sessions (Theoretical Considerations) cost €40 (€20 students/ clinical trainees). The morning sessions were open to anyone interested in attending. Registration for the morning and afternoon sessions (Theoretical and Clinical Considerations) cost €70 (€50 students/ clinical trainees). The afternoon sessions were only open to clinicians and clinical trainees.

An interview with Juliet Mitchell on the theme of the seminar entitled "You've been replaced" appeared in The Irish Times Health Supplement (page 16) on Tuesday 4th May. Click for link to the article.

Juliet Mitchell was interviewed by Tom McGurk on 4FM on Wednesday 5th May. To hear the interview click here or right-click to download (MP3 File size is 14Mb).
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16th April 2010
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
IFPP Annual General Meeting 2010
Milltown Institute, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, on Friday, 16th April 2010
Refreshments at 5.30pm, AGM at 6.15pm
The AGM was open to all IFPP members, including Associates and Students
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26th March 2010
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
presented
From Victim To Perpetrator
A Talk by John Foden
Milltown Institute, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
From 6.00p.m. – 8.00p.m. on Friday 26th March 2010
 
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29th - 30th January 2010
The Irish Forum for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Independent College
presented
A Festival of Psychoanalysis and Film
Theme: Love and Madness
Independent Colleges, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
From 17.00 on Friday 29th to 18.45 on Saturday 30th January, 2010
 
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