The Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas offers a rich set of presentations by local and out-of-state speakers. These Scientific Programs, which are generally open to Center members and other mental health professionals and trainees, are designed to broaden and deepen awareness and understanding of the application of psychoanalytic concepts to clinical work. The programs are free of charge to students who are currently enrolled in social work or psychology programs as well as to psychology interns and psychiatry residents.

2016-2017 Scientific Program Series

Varieties of Adoptive Experience
Presented by Paul Brinich, PhD
Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Storied Analyst: The Rhetoric of Clinical Narratives
Presented by Dhipthi Mulligan, MD
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Ethics and the End of a Psychoanalytic Practice
Presented by Norman A. Clemens
Saturday April 1, 2017

Our Patients' Relationships to the Communities in Which They Live:  
An Underutilized Psychoanalytic Perspective
 Presented by Dorothy Holmes, PhD
Saturday, May 13, 2017


Past Programs:

2015-2016 Program Series

A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Paradigm Shift:
 Psychoanalysts Change Their Minds, Too

Presented by Christine Erskine, LCSW

Transforming Resistance:  An Introduction to 
Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy
Presented by Steven Shapiro, PhD

OCD and Sadomasochism
Presented by Jack Novick, PhD and Kerry Kelly Novick

2013-2014 Program Series