A Case Discussion with Anna Freud and Calvin Colarusso, M.D.

We will have the unique opportunity to listen to a case conference, audiotaped in 1973, at which Dr. Colarusso, then a candidate in child analysis at the Philadelphia Association for Psychoanalysis presented an adolescent analytic case to Anna Freud and an audience of other candidates. The case that Miss Freud discussed WILL NOT BE READ, but Dr. Colarusso’s published report, "The Psychoanalysis of a Severe Neurotic Learning Disturbance in a Gifted Adolescent Boy,” Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic 44(6), November 1980, will be available to pre-registered participants.


Friday, October 30, 2009 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
7:00 PM - Wine & Cheese



4455 Morena Boulevard, Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92117
United States
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Free for SDPC Members
$25 for Non-members
$15 for Students

Educational Objective(s)

  • Describe the phases of adolescent development
  • Formulate the main neurotic learning disturbances that affect adolescents
  • Apply the above to guiding interventions in clinical work with adolescents.

Presenter Information

Calvin Colarusso M.D. is a training and supervising analyst in adult and child psychoanalysis at SDPC and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSD.

Joanne E. Callan, Ph.D., ABPP, is a training & supervising analyst and Director of Education, SDPC; Distinguished Professor, CSPP/Alliant; and Associate Clinical (Voluntary) Professor of psychiatry, UCSD.