Living, Loving, and Hating Well: Ralph R. Greenson in His Time and Ours

In this panel discussion, Harry Polkinhorn, Ph.D., MFT, Psychoanalyst and Past President of the SDPC Board of Directors (who has edited and published a series of books on the work of Ralph Greenson), Joseph Aguayo, Ph.D. Training and Supervising Analyst at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Center and Associate Member of the New Center for Psychoanalysis, and Alain Cohen, Ph.D., Psychoanalyst at SDPC and Professor of Comparative Literature and Film Studies at UC San Diego who has written on Greenson’s connection to Marilyn Monroe will discuss the life work and publications of Ralph Greenson, M.D., the renowned Los Angeles Psychoanalyst who had a profound impact on psychoanalysis in the last half of the 20th century.


Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
7:00 pm - Registration/Wine & Cheese



4455 Morena Blvd.
Ste. 202
San Diego, CA 92117
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SDPC Members and Non-Members: $30, Students: $20, SDPC Fellows: No Fee

Educational Objective(s)

  • Give and receive feedback related to countertransference reactions to the case material presented by way of illustration of Greenson’s theoretical contributions.
  • List 3 contributions Ralph Greenson has made to psychoanalytic clinical theory, focusing on how they relate specifically to patient care.
  • Summarize the 3 most important clinical points in the panelists’ presented materials and explain how they contribute towards improving patient outcomes.

Presenter Information

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