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October 22 & 23, 2021

Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and
The Virginia Psychoanalytic Society (an Affiliate Society of the American Psychoanalytic
Association)

Take pleasure in announcing that Harold P. Blum, M.D. will present the 3rd Annual Jerome S
Blackman MD Lectureship in Psychoanalysis

“Changes In Psychoanalysis After Freud’s Death And Into The Present” October 22 & 23, 2021

Gratis unless you would like continuing education credits, in which case the fee is $12 for Friday,
$12 for Saturday, $24 for both days.

2.00 CE & CME credits for Friday and 3.0 CE & CME for Saturday

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 on Zoom or – available to watch on the smart TV in the EVMS library

1:00-2:00 PM: Changes In Psychoanalysis After Freud’s Death And Into The Present

(Grand Rounds lecture –available to watch on the smart TV in the EVMS library)

Also available via ZOOM: https://zoom.us/join
Enter Meeting Number 527–999–5540 (no password required)

2:00-2:30 PM: Break

2:30-3:30 PM: Supervision of a Therapist on a Dynamic Case by Dr. Blum
(available to watch on the smart TV in the EVMS library)

Also available via ZOOM: https://zoom.us/join

Enter Meeting Number 527–999–5540 (no password required)

EVMS ACCREDITATION: Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for
physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Eastern Virginia Medical School designates this live activity for a
maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 – Zoom Only
9:00-9:55 AM: LEONARDO DA VINCI'S LIFE AND MONA LISA MEMORIAL
9:55-10:00: Break
10:00 – 12:05: Q and A, Final comments and discussion

ZOOM:
https://zoom.us/join
Enter Meeting Number 527–999–5540 (no password required)

Registration Fees – (some scholarship money available to trainees)

Payments & Scholarship Info:

Pay with PayPal – send to treasury@vpsas.org .
Checks (payable to Virginia Psychoanalytic Society) – Keyhill Sheorn, MD, 3801 Commodore
Point Place, Ste. 200, Midlothian, VA 23112. Or call 804-240-1095
email sheorn@mac.com

About Dr. Blum
Dr. Harold P. Blum is a former editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic
Association and a former vice president of the International Psychoanalytic Association. He is a
Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Association of New York affiliated with the
New York University Grossman School of Medicine, and an honorary member of the New York
Psychoanalytic Institute. He is a past Curator of the Sigmund Freud Archives in London, serves on
the Board of Trustees of the Margaret S. Mahler Child Development Foundation in Phila., and is the
President of the Psychoanalytic Research and Development Fund. He has lectured internationally,
including in Italy, France, and in China for Lingyu International Psychology Centre (Beijing) and
Jiao Tong Medical School (Shanghai). He is a major consultant to the new International Regional
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (available gratis at
https://online.flippingbook.com/view/544664/6/ ).

With more than one hundred eighty psychoanalytic papers to his credit, he is also the author and
editor of several books, including Defense and Resistance, Reconstruction in Psychoanalysis:
Childhood Recreated, and Female Psychology: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Views.

Dr. Blum was the recipient of the inaugural Sigourney Award, the highest honor given to a
psychoanalyst in the world. Other honors include the Heinz Hartmann prize, Margaret Mahler
Prize, Sigmund and Anna Freud Prize, A.A. Brill prize, Sandor Lorand prize. He has been honored
with the Maurice Friend Lectures nationally and internationally. He has organized and chaired five
symposia on psychoanalysis and art in Florence, Italy. He has also chaired numerous panels and
seminars at meetings of the American Psychoanalytic Association, the International Psychoanalytic
Association, and various other conferences.
Dr. Blum's erudition, expertise, and understanding of the complexities and controversies of
theoretical and clinical psychoanalysis are evident in his ongoing, illuminating, creative pursuits.

FRIDAY

(Grand Rounds lecture – available to watch on the smart TV in the EVMS library or on Zoom) 
OBJECTIVES – Changes In Psychoanalysis After Freud’s Death And Into The Present (Fri)

1. Understand the evolution of psychoanalytic thought after World War II
2. Understand the contribution of the understanding of pre-Oedipal and pre-verbal development to
psychoanalytic thought and practice.
3. Gain knowledge of diversity and controversy in contemporary psychoanalysis.
4. Understand the pre-eminent significance of self and object relations in contemporary
psychoanalysis.

REFERENCES – Changes In Psychoanalysis After Freud’s Death And Into The Present (Fri)
Abend, S. Relational inferences in modern conflict theory. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 39:367-377.
Arlow J. and Brenner, C. (1964) Psychoanalytic Concepts and the Structural Theory. N.Y.:International Universities press.
Arlow, J. (1969) Fantasy, memory, and reality testing. Psychoanalytic Quarterly.
Bergmann, M. and Jucovy, M. (Eds, 1982). Generations of the Holocaust. New York: Basic Books. 38: 28-51.
Blum, H. (1983). The position and value of extra-transference interpretation. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 31: 587-518.
Blum, H. (1994). Reconstruction in Psychoanalysis: Childhood Revisited and Recreated. Madison CT: International Universities Press.
Blum. H. (2009). Object relations in contemporary psychoanalysis: contrasting views. Contemporary Psychoanalysis: 46:32-47.
Blum, H. (2016). Interpretation and contemporary reinterpretation. Psychoanalytic Inquiry 36:40-51.
Bowlby, J. (1969-1982) Attachment and Loss, 3 volumes, New York: Basic Books.
Bromberg P (1998). Standing in the spaces: Essays on Clinical Process. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press.
Eissler, K. (1953). The effect of the structure of the ego on psychoanalytic technique. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 1:104-143.
Erikson, E. (1959). Identity and the Life Cycle: Psychological Issues Monograph: I. New York: International Universities Press.
Fairbairn, R. (1952). Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality. London: Routledge.
Freud, A. (1965). Normality and Pathology in Childhood. New York: International Universities Press.
Guntrip, H. (1975). My experience of analysis with Fairbairn and Winnicott. International Review of Psychoanalysis, 2: 145-156.
Heiman, P. (1950). On counter- transference. International Journal of Psychoanalysis. 31: 81-84.
Hoffman, I. (1996). The intimate and ironic authority of the psychoanalyst’s presence. Psychoanalytic Quarterly. 65: 102-136.
Hoffman, L. (2021) "Evolution of a 'Classic' Psychoanalytic Institute", presented at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, February 23, 2021.
Jacobs, T. (1991). The Use of the Self: Countertransference and Communication in the Analytic Situation. New York: International Universities Press.
Jacobson, E. (1964). The Self and the Object World. New York: International Universities Press.
Kernberg, O. (1984). Severe Personality Disorders: Psychotherapeutic Strategies. New Haven Ct: Yale University Press.
Kernberg, O. (1996). The analytic authority in the psychoanalytic situation. Psychoanalytic Quarterly 65: 137-157.
Kestenberg, J. (1980). Psychoanalysis of children of Holocaust survivors. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 28: 775-805.
Klein, M. (1975). Envy and Gratitude. New York: Basic Books.
Kohut, H. (1966). Forms and transformations of narcissism. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 14: 243-272.
Kohut, H. (1977). The Restoration of the Self. New York: International Universities Press.
Leowald, H. (1960). On the therapeutic action of psychoanalysis. International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 41: 16-33.
Mahler, M., Pine, F., and Bergman, A. (1975). The Psychological Birth of the Human infant. New York: Basic Books.
Mitchell, S. and Greenberg, J. (1983). Object Relations in Psychoanalytic Theory. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Nunberg, H. (1931). "The synthetic function of the ego" in Practice and Theory of Psychoanalysis. pp. 120-136. New York: International Universities press.
Racker, H. (1968). Transference and Countertransference. New York: International Universities Press.
Rado, S. (1969). The Action Self. In: Adaptational Psychodynamics. Eds: J. Jameson and H. Klein. New York: Science House.
Rangell, L. (1986). The executive functions of the ego. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child. 41: 1-37.
Rangell, L. (1987). A core process in psychoanalytic treatment. Psychoanalytic. Quarterly. 56:222-249
Richards, A. (1990). The future of Psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 59: 347-369.
Sandler, J. (1976). Countertransference and role responsiveness. International Review of
Psychoanalysis, 3: 43-47.
Spitz, R. (1965). The First Year of Life. New York: International Universities press.
Stern, D. (1985). The Interpersonal World of the Infant. NY: Basic Books
Sullivan, H. (1953). The Interpersonal theory of Psychiatry. New York: Norton
Winnicott, D. (1965). The Maturational Process and the Facilitating Environment. New York: International Universities Press.

OBJECTIVES – LEONARDO DA VINCI'S LIFE AND MONA LISA MEMORIAL (Sat)

1. Gain in knowledge of the contribution of psychoanalysis to the understanding of art
2. Gain in knowledge of the contribution of psychoanalysis to the understanding of the artist
and creativity
3. Further understand the significance of the pre-Oedipal period of development
4. Further understanding of the relationship between trauma, object loss, and creativity.
REFERENCES – LEONARDO DA VINCI'S LIFE AND MONA LISA MEMORIAL (Sat)
Bernfeld, S. (1946): An unknown autobiographical fragment by Freud. American Imago, 4:3-19.
Blum, H. (2001). Psychoanalysis and art, Freud and Leonardo. Journal of the American
Psychoanalytic Association 49: 1409-1426.

Blum, H. (2015) Reconstructing Freud's prototype reconstructions. International Forum of
Psychoanalys9s. 24: 47-56.
Blum, H. (2020). Leonardo and his Mona Lisa memorial. In Press, International Journal of
Psychoanalysis.
Collins, B. (1997). Leonardo, Psychoanalysis and Art History. Northwestern University Press,
Evanston, Illinois.
Eissler, K. (1961) Leonardo da Vinci: Psychoanalytic Notes on the Enigma. NY: International
Universities Press.
Freud, S. (1899). Screen Memories. S.E.3.
Freud, S. (1910). Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of his Childhood, S.E., 11.
Kemp, M. and Pallanti, G. (2017) Mona Lisa. UK: Oxford University Press.

REGISTRATION AND FEES

VPsaS Members
– Friday (3.25 CE’s) – $12.00, if paid by Monday Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM); $15.00 if paid after
that date.
– Saturday (3.25 CE’s) – $12.00 if paid by Monday Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM); $15.00 if paid after
Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM)
Non-Members
– Friday afternoon (3.25 CE’s) – $15.00, if paid by Monday Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM); $20.00 if
paid after that date.
– Saturday (3.25 CE’s) $15.00 if paid by Monday Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM); $20.00 if paid after
Oct. 18, 2021 (12:00 PM)
STUDENTS/RESIDENTS
– Friday and Saturday – GRATIS
SEND CHECKS / RSVP TO
Keyhill Sheorn, MD
sheorn@mac.com
3801 Commodore Point Place
Suite 200, Midlothian, VA 23112
804-240-1095
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 5.0
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.

For further information regarding CME credits, contact Eli Zaller, M.D. at
richmondpsych1@verizon.net or 804-288-3251.
Up to 5.0 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@rcn.com or 804-840-3592.
Up to 5.0 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 shstones413@gmail.com or
757-622-9852×207.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS:

None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial
relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing,
marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
*Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to
the business lines or products of the ineligible company.
-Updated July 2021-

PLEASE NOTE:

For attendance purposes, on the day of the presentation please email Dr. Zaller
(richmondpsych1@verizon.net) with your name and home/office emails. Within 10 days of the
presentation, please submit the Evaluation Form to Dr. Zaller. The form can be found on
https://vpsas.org/

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2021

Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, Affiliate Society of the American Psychoanalytic Association
Key questions to ask parents regarding developmental phases in evaluating children and
adolescents*
presented by
JEROME S BLACKMAN, MD, FIPA and KATHLEEN DRING, JD, PSYD
*Based on Blackman, J & Dring, K. (2022 in press). Psychodynamic Developmental History and
Evaluation of Children. New York: Routledge.

ON ZOOM: 527-999-5540 (no password needed)
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM socializing
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM presentation
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM Q & A
Gratis unless you would like continuing education credits, in which case the fee is $12.
Check to Dr. Sheorn or PayPal treasury@vpsas.org

ZOOM
https://zoom.us/join
Enter Meeting Number: 527-999-5540 (no password needed)
REGISTRATION AND FEES – RSVP TO
Keyhill Sheorn, MD sheorn@mac.com
3801 Commodore Point Place, Suite 200
Midlothian, VA 23112

About our speakers
Dr. Blackman is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the
American Board of Psychoanalysis, the American Psychoanalytic Association, and the New York
Freudian Society. He is Professor at EVMS, Distinguished Professor at Shanxi Medical University
in Taiyuan China, and IPA Training & Supervising Analyst with the Washington, DC Freudian
Society.
He is the author of three books, co-author of another, and has written over 20 papers in English,
French, and Chinese. His work has been translated into several languages, including French,
Turkish, Romanian, Farsi, and Chinese.
He has been President of the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society twice, and is Past President of the
American College of Psychoanalysts.
For 10 years, during child analytic training, he was a consultant to the State of Louisiana Child
Protection Centers, served as Vice President of the Board of Associated Catholic Charities for
Adolescent Homes in New Orleans, consulted to the Methodist Home for Abused Children, and was
a Board Member of the Jewish Children’s Regional Service on Adoptions.

Dr. Dring, Past President of the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, is a licensed clinical psychologist
and a licensed attorney in Virginia.
She has specialized in the treatment of children, adolescents, and their families for most of her
career. She has also been a forensic evaluator and expert witness in family related and child abuse
matters for over 20 years and was co-author of Sexual Aggression against Children (NY:
Routledge, 2016).
Dr. Dring has received court-appointed and attorney referrals for co-parenting treatment and
parenting capacity evaluations. For years, she was a psychological consultant to Barry Robinson
Center and to the Norfolk Academy.
In addition, she has taught courses in China on Object Relations Theory for Lingyu International
Psychology Center in Toronto/Hangzhou and courses on both Child Development and Sexual
Abuse for Xin Meng in Shanghai.

SUMMARY: The presenters will describe the key elements that are necessary to make a quick
developmental assessment of children at different stages of development – designed for the busy
practitioner.
Objectives:
1) To review the major developmental phases from infancy to late adolescence
2) To demonstrate the parameters that may go awry at each developmental stage
3) To correlate information from parents about the child’s development with a 1-1 separate
evaluation of the child
4) To illustrate the high value of psychoanalytic concepts in assessment
5) To better prescribe the correct treatment for the child and the family
References:
Akhtar, S. editor (2009). The Rape of Childhood: Developmental, Clinical and Sociocultural
Aspects of Childhood Sexual Abuse. New York & London: Lexington Books.
Blackman, J. & Dring, K. (2016). Sexual Aggression against Children: Pedophiles’ and Abusers’
Dynamics, Development, Treatability, and the Law. New York: Routledge.
Blos, P. (1958) Preadolescent drive organization. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic
Association 6:47-56
Bretherton, I. (1992). The origins of attachment theory: John Bowlby & Mary Ainsworth.
Developmental Psychology 28, 759-775.
Cath, S., Gurwitt, A., & Gunsberg, L. (1989). Fathers and their Families. The Analytic Press.
Freud, S. (1905). Three Essays on Sexuality. SE
Greenspan, S. (1993). Playground Politics: Understanding the Emotional Life of Your School-Age
Child. Reading, Mass: Perseus Books.
Hamilton, N. G. (1988). Self and Others: Object Relations Theory in Practice. New York: Jason
Aronson.
Kliman, Gilbert. (1983). Responsible Parenthood: A Guide to the 6-Year Pregnancy. New York:
International Universities Press.
Sarnoff, C. (1976 et seq). Latency. New York: Aronson.
Spitz, R. & Cobliner, (1961). The First Year of Life. New York: International Universities Press.

Continuing Education – $12
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@rcn.com or 804-840-3592
Up to 2.0 CEU's are available for MSW's 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
shstones413@gmail.com or 757-622-9852×207.
PLEASE NOTE:
For attendance purposes, on the day of the presentation please email Dr. Zaller
(richmondpsych1@verizon.net) with your name and home/office emails. Within 10 days of the
presentation, please submit the Evaluation Form to Dr. Zaller. The form can be found on
https://vpsas.org/