From Cyberspace to Transitional Space: Playing in the Blind Forest
How do we as therapists think about and respond to fluid self states in our clients? This case study highlights the impact of internet gaming and nonbinary gender on one client’s identity. By making use of semiotic and transitional space, drawn from the work of Julia Kristeva and Donald Winnicott, it shows ways to formulate new psychic awareness, and new ways of being and growing alongside our clients.
Presenter: Katherine Weissbourd, PhD
Discussant: Ann Glasser, PhD
|Saturday, 10am-12pm||November 6, 2021|
COR Office, 2915 East Madison, Seattle, WA 98112
1.5 CEUs available
Katherine Weissbourd, PhD was awarded her doctorate in clinical psychology from Northwestern University in 1978. She is the author of Growing Up in the James Family (1985) a study of Henry James, Sr. and his influence on his son William James. In 2009, she received her certificate in psychoanalysis from the Northwest Center for Psychoanalysis in Seattle, and she is a training and supervising analyst on the faculty of the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. Kathy teaches on trauma and has given talks at the Frye Art Institute and Seattle University on the unconscious, feminism, and art in the late 19th century. She also has presented on the connection between relational psychoanalysis and American Pragmatism. Kathy is a psychologist in private practice with adults in Seattle.
Ann Glasser, PhD received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology and her certificate in psychoanalysis from the Psychoanalytic Center of California. She has been involved with COR in a variety of ways for almost 20 years, past chair and currently member of the education committee as well as teaching a course in British object relations theory. She has a private practice with adults.
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