Richard Hertel, Ph.D.

It is with great sadness that we inform you our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Richard Hertel, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2024, in the presence of his family after a long illness. He was an Institute and Society member for many years and a long-time MPI instructor.   The family requests that instead of flowers,…

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Richard Hertel, Ph.D.

Sixth Annual Deanna Holtzman Interdisciplinary/ Applied Psychoanalysis Essay Contest

Sixth Annual Deanna Holtzman Interdisciplinary/ Applied Psychoanalysis Essay Contest $2500 prize Paper on any subject, not to exceed 10,000 words, not published elsewhere.  Winning paper to be presented at a special colloquium at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute. Travel expenses included. Deadline: February 1, 2024 For more information contact: Nancy Kulish, PhD. nkulish@aol.com

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Run! Walk! Volunteer! Donate! October 14-15

The Mel Bornstein Clinic for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Free Press Marathon Fundraiser  is coming up soon! Saturday, October 14, 2023 1 mile — 5K — Kids Fun Run (4-12 years) Sunday October 15, 2023 Full Marathon — International Half Marathon (registration is closed) — US Only Half Marathon We have set a BIG goal this year…

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Marvin Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.

August 22, 2023 It is with great sadness that we inform you that our beloved teacher, friend and colleague, Marvin Margolis, died peacefully at his home on August 22. He was 96 years old. For many years, up until his death, his wise leadership and guidance was the heart and soul of our Institute. This…

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Marvin Margolis, M.D., Ph.D.

SAVE THE DATE: October 7, 2023 For the Left Hand

SAVE THE DATE October 7, 2023 4 p.m. State Theater Ann Arbor, Michigan FOR THE LEFT HAND   A DOCUMENTARY FILM ABOUT RESILIENCE AND THE POWER  OF MUSIC IN THE SHADOW OF TRAUMA At age 5, Norman Malone discovered he was a natural at the piano. Tragically, when Norman turned 10, he was attacked, leaving him paralyzed…

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Maxine Grumet, Ph.D.

October 18, 2022 It is with great sadness that we inform you that our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Maxine Grumet, passed away on October 18, 2022 at the age of 79. She was a Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (MPI) and Michigan Psychoanalytic Society member for many years, a long-time MPI instructor, member of several committees, and…

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Maxine Grumet, Ph.D.

Kathryn Frerichs, Ph.D.

July 3, 1945 – June 18, 2022 Our friend and colleague, Dr. Kathryn Frerichs, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, June 18, 2022. She was an Institute and Society member for many years until she and her husband retired and moved to northern Michigan. Kathy was an MPI instructor, Co-Chair of the Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Educational Program for…

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Kathryn Frerichs, Ph.D.

9 Reasons to Study Psychoanalysis

Dear Colleagues, There are as many reasons for pursuing analytic education as there are analytic learners. Perhaps you want to know more about psychoanalytic theory, the foundation of all talk therapies. Or perhaps you want to further develop your technical skills in order to work more effectively with a broader range of patients. You may…

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