Journeys in Psychoanalysis: The Clinical Experience on Three Continents

IPSO candidates/ ApsaA 

Conference Schedule:

Friday, March 8, 2013

Opening Session:

  • 4:30-4:45pm Registration
  • 4:45-5:30pm Opening Reception
  • 5:30-5:45pm Welcoming Remarks by: Deisy Cristina Boscán, Ph.D. (IPSO Vice-President for North America), Lee Jaffe, Ph.D. (President of the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center - SDPC).
  • 5:45-8:30pm Friday Evening Session, chaired by Nadine Levinson, D.D.S.
  • 5:45-6:30pm “Going out on a Limb” by Carlos E. Almeida, M.D.
  • 6:30-8:00pm Discussion by Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., Virginia Ungar, M.D., and Daniel Jacobs, M.D.
  • 8:00-8:30pm Audience discussion

Saturday March 9, 2013

Morning Program:

  • 8:30-8:45am Registration and coffee
  • 8:45am-12:30pm Saturday Morning Session, chaired by Lee Jaffe, Ph.D.
  • 9:00-9:45am “Becoming a Real Boy” by Holly Johnston, Ph.D.
  • 9:45-10:30am “Trauma and Self-Discovery” by Barbara Moschaber, Ph.D.
  • 10:30-10:45am Coffee Break
  • 10:45am-12:00pm Discussion by Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., Virginia Ungar, M.D., and Daniel Jacobs, M.D.
  • 12:00-12:30pm Audience discussion
  • 12:30-1:30pm Lunch Break (lunch on your own)

Afternoon Program:

  • 1:30pm Saturday Afternoon Session, chaired by Alan Sugarman, Ph.D.
  • 1:30-2:10pm “Where to go from here? What to Expect in the Middle Phase of Analysis?” by Cuneyt Iscan, M.D.
  • 2:10-3:30pm Discussion by Peter Fonagy, Ph.D., Virginia Ungar, M.D. and Daniel Jacobs, M.D.
  • 3:30-3:45pm Audience discussion
  • 3:45-4:00pm Closing Summary by Alan Sugarman, Ph.D.
  • 4:00-4:30pm Audience discussion
  • 4:30pm Adjournment

Hotel Information:

The best way for reserving rooms is at Sheraton La Jolla Hotel, ask for the UCSD discounted rate*:


Friday, March 8, 2013 - 5:30pm to Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 4:30pm


University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States
Location Notes: 
  • Auditorium at the Medical Education Telemedicine Building MET
  • Complimentary Parking will be available at parking lot P604
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3 CEU's for Friday and 8 CEU's for Saturday


IPSO candidates/ ApsaA / IPA Non-members students* Members Early Registration $70 $90 $130 (By 2/8/13) Full Program $85 $105 $145

Educational Objective(s)

  • Formulate the clinical handling of a child and adult cases from North American, European and Latin American perspectives.
  • Identify and discuss the impact of different cultural perspectives on the analytic process of several different presentations from different regions.
  • Assess the applicability of the above perspectives in their own clinical practice, keeping in mind the complexity of psychoanalytic process.
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competency goal: Discuss the effect of language and culture on the analytic process of child and adult cases. Integrate cultural factors in

Presenter Information


  • Peter Fonagy, Ph.D. (United Kingdom)
  • Daniel Jacobs, M.D. (United States)
  • Virginia Ungar, M.D. (Argentina)
  • Moderator/Session Chair:
  • Alan Sugarman, Ph.D.

Session Chairs:

  • Lee S. Jaffe, Ph.D.
  • Nadine A. Levinson, D.D.S.

Presentations by:

  • Carlos Almeida, M.D.
  • Cuneyt Iscan, M.D.
  • Holly Johnston, Ph.D.
  • Barbara Mosbacher, Ph.D.

Conference Chair
Deisy C. Boscán, Ph.D. (IPSO Vice-President, North America)