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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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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR TRAINING AND FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE !

Psychoanalytic Training Psychotherapy Training Financial Assistance for Psychoanalytic Education  Because we believe deeply in the value of psychoanalytic education and the importance of supporting students and candidates, we’ve provided and researched a variety of financial assistance options that can supplement or significantly help fund your psychoanalytic program. We encourage you to apply!  Please see the…

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Letter in Support of Ukraine

Dear MPS Members, I am sending this letter out as President of MPS with the endorsement of our MPS Executive Board.  In this letter we heartily profess our support of the Ukrainian people who, though suffering terrible hardships and losses daily, courageously stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s criminal aggression against their country. We…

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2022 MPI OPEN HOUSE

MPI’s 3rd Virtual Open House! Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. Followed by the MPS Scientific Program scheduled at 2:00 pm with John Porcerelli, Ph.D., MPI Visiting Professor The Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute offers a full range of psychoanalytic educational opportunities. Download Our Brochure Come and hear about MPI’s psychotherapy and psychoanalytic programs from the directors and…

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How You Can Help Ukraine

From the MPS Crisis Response Committee Chair, Alan Krohn, Ph.D. UPDATE: 3/17/2022 To MPS and MPI Members, The best updates on Apsa and IPA efforts regarding Ukraine can be found in Dr. Mark Smaller’s updates on the Apsa list serve.  At this point it looks like the most important thing it is suggested we do…

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How You Can Help Ukraine

45th Annual Symposium

In our contemporary world, people often tend to regard both spirituality and psychoanalysis as peripheral to modern thought. Both, however, significantly contribute to the human need to find meaning in life and to manage anxiety and fear, particularly during the uncertainty of our current times. In a society burdened with Covid-19, climate change and political divisiveness, we are regularly confronted with a greater awareness of our vulnerability and mortality.

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45th Annual Symposium

2021 Annual Benefit Highlights

Rep. Debbie Dingell gave a moving address at the 2021 Benefit for the Michigan Psychoanalytic Foundation. John Gilkey, M.D., presided over the event as MPF and MPI president. Ronald Benson, M.D., gave a personal “introduction” that in fact came at the end due Rep. Dingell needing to return to negotiations as quickly as possible. Southeastern…

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Jane Warren, Ph.D.

November 28, 2021 Our friend and colleague, Dr. Jane Warren, wife of Dr. Richard Hertel, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at the age of 82. She was a Society member for many years and a past Foundation president. A spring memorial will be planned for family and close friends. Jane Carol Warren (née Harris) passed…

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Jane Warren, Ph.D.

Don Spivak, M.D.

November 23, 2021 Our dear colleague, Don Spivak, M.D., a resident of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died on November 23rd, 2021 at the age of 73. Funeral services were arranged by The Dorfman Chapel. Interment was private, though a public memorial service will be held at a later date. Don Spivak died peacefully at home on…

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Don Spivak, M.D.

Check out the IPA podcasts

From the International Psychoanalytic Association website: “On ‘Off the Couch’ we will meet psychoanalysts who work in dialysis units, prenatal clinics, corporate board rooms, community centers, humanitarian organizations, and with vineyard workers just to name a few.  We hope these conversations expand our awareness of how broadly psychoanalytic thinking extends into our communities.” http://ipaoffthecouch.org/

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