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November 2018

Virginia Psychoanalytic Society
Presents: David Goldberg, PsyD
“Pain is not Pathology: A Psychoanalytic View of Symptoms”

Date: Friday November 16, 2018
Place: Westwood Country Club, 6200 West Club Lane, Richmond, VA 23226
Time:
5:00-6:00 pm Cocktails
6:00-7:00 pm Dinner
7:00-: 9:00 pm Presentation
Cost:
$49.00, with dinner, if paid by Monday November 12, 2018 (12:00 PM);
$59.00, with dinner if paid after that date
$20.00 if paid by Monday November 12, 2018 (12:00 PM) and requesting CE credits
without dinner, $25.00 if paid after that.
-Auditing (no CE credits) without dinner (no cost).
Some Scholarships available for trainees. Please contact Keyhill Sheorn, MD sheorn@aol.com
(Treasurer, VPsaS)
Send Checks/RSVP:
Keyhill Sheorn, MD
1001 Boulders Parkway, Suite 160
Richmond, VA 23225 804.323.0003
sheorn@aol.com
Dr. Goldberg is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst who has a private practice in
Birmingham, Alabama. He is also the Director of the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training Program
at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of
Alabama, Birmingham Psychiatry Department. Dr. Goldberg holds positions as a Faculty Member at the
San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and the New Orleans-Birmingham Psychoanalytic Center.

Objectives of Presentation:
1. Introduce and explore the psychoanalytic understanding of psychiatric symptoms.
2. To delineate and describe how symptoms and disease are often conflated in our current environment
and the potential consequences in clinical care; and
3. To specify how a psychoanalytic understanding of psychiatric symptoms can benefit patient care.
References:
Akhtar, S. (2009). Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychoanalysis. Karnac Books, Ltd.
Brenner, C. (1982). The Mind in Conflict. International Universities Press, Inc.
Fink, B. (2017). A Clinical Introduction to Freud: Techniques for Everyday Practice. W.W. Norton &
Company.
Frattaroli, E. (2001). Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain. Penguin Books. Ltd.
Freud, S. & Breuer J. (1893-1895). Studies on Hysteria. Standard Edition, Vol.2. 1-240. London:
Hogarth Press, 1955.
Freud, S. (1923). The Ego and the Id. Standard Edition, 13-63, Vol. XIX. London: Hogarth Press,
1955.
Fromm, E. (1994). The Art of Listening. Continuum International Publishing Group, Inc.
Moore, B. & Fine, B. Eds (1990). Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts. The American Psychoanalytic
Association.
Sandler, J. & Dreher, A.U. (1996). What do Psychoanalysts Want? The Problem of Aims in
Psychoanalytic Therapy. Routledge.
Shabad, P. (2001). Despair and the Return of Hope: Echoes of Mourning in Psychotherapy. Rowan &
Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Stolorow, R. (2007). Trauma and Human Existence. Routledge.
Szasz, T. (2007). The Medicalization of Everyday Life. Syracuse University Press.
Verhaeghe, P. (2018). On Being Normal and Other Disorders: A Manual for Clinical
Psychodiagnostics. Routledge.
Waelder, R. (1930). The Principle of Multiple Function. Observations on Overdetermination. In:
Psychoanalysis: Observation, Theory, Application, ed. S.A. Guttman. New York: International
Universities Press, 1976, 68-83.
Continuing Education:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements
and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through
the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and the Virginia Psychoanalytic
Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide
continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA
PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of
their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL
LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial
relationships to disclose. For further information, contact Eli Zaller, M.D. at
richmondpsych1@verizon.net or 804-288- 3251.
Up to 2.0 CEU’s are available for Licensed Clinical Psychologists and Licensed Professional
Counselors in accordance with the applicable requirements of the Virginia Board of Psychology. There
is no extra fee beyond the cost of the meeting. Eligibility for credit is contingent upon the Virginia
Psychoanalytic Society’s receipt of the forms verifying attendance, as signed and validated by the
monitor at the meeting. For further information, contact Margaret Duvall, Ph.D. at mlduvall@erols.com
or 804-340-5290.
Up to 2.0 CEU’s are available for MSW’s pending approval by NASW VIRGINIA. The application costs
are included in your registration fee. MSW CEU requests will be sent to NASW VIRGINIA by the
Virginia Psychoanalytic Society. For further information, contact Susan Stones, LCSW
shstones@verizon.net or 757-622-9852×15.

December 2018

Virginia Psychoanalytic Society
Presents: Aileen Kim, MD

“Inhibitions of Libidinal Drive Due to
Transgenerational Trauma in Children of
Chinese Cultural Revolution Survivors”

Date: Friday December 7, 2018 (rescheduled from September 14, 2018)
Place: Westwood Country Club, 6200 West Club Lane, Richmond, VA 23226
Time:
5:00-6:00 pm Cocktails
6:00-7:00 pm Dinner
7:00-: 9:00 pm Presentation

Cost:
$49.00, with dinner, if paid by Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (12:00 PM);
$59.00, with dinner if paid after that date
$20.00 if paid by Tuesday December 4, 2018 (12:00 PM) and requesting CE
credits without dinner, $25.00 if paid after that.
Auditing (no CE credits) without dinner (no cost).
Some Scholarships available for trainees. Please contact Keyhill Sheorn, MD sheorn@aol.com
(Treasurer, VPsaS)
Send Checks/RSVP:
Keyhill Sheorn, MD
1001 Boulders Parkway, Suite 160
Richmond, VA 23225
804.323.0003
sheorn@aol.com

OBJECTIVES: This presentation will discuss cultural antecedents to inhibitions of libidinal
drive among first generation Chinese American adults. The aspects of the Chinese Cultural
Revolution that differ from the Holocaust in regard to collective trauma will be described. Dr.

Kim will identify the ways transgenerational trauma can influence superego functioning, ego
functioning deficits, and defenses in survivors of the Cultural Revolution and their children.

REFERENCES:
Eisold, B. (2012). The Implications of Family Expectations, Historical Trauma and Prejudice in
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Naturalized and First-Generation Chinese Americans.
Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 48(2): 238-266.
Klein, G.S. (1972). The Vital Pleasures. Psychoanalytic Contemporary Science 1 (1): 181-205.
Markert, F. (2011). The Cultural Revolution-A Traumatic Chinese Experience and Subsequent
Transgenerational Transmission: Some Thoughts about Inter-Cultural Interpretation.
International Journal of Applied Psychanalytic Studies, 8(3): 239-248.

Continuing Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation
requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
(ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and the
Virginia Psychoanalytic Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited
by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2.0
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with
the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION
FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any
relevant financial relationships to disclose. For further information, contact Eli Zaller, M.D. at
richmondpsych1@verizon.net or 804-288- 3251.
Up to 2.0 CEU’s are available for Licensed Clinical Psychologists and Licensed Professional
Counselors in accordance with the applicable requirements of the Virginia Board of Psychology.
There is no extra fee beyond the cost of the meeting. Eligibility for credit is contingent upon the
Virginia Psychoanalytic Society’s receipt of the forms verifying attendance, as signed and
validated by the monitor at the meeting. For further information, contact Margaret Duvall,
Ph.D. at mlduvall@erols.com or 804-340-5290.
Up to 2.0 CEU’s are available for MSW’s pending approval by NASW VIRGINIA. The
application costs are included in your registration fee. MSW CEU requests will be sent to
NASW VIRGINIA by the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society. For further information, contact
Susan Stones, LCSW shstones@verizon.net or 757-622-9852×15.