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A Virtual Reading and Dialogue Seminar: Development through the Lifespan: Temporal Unity & Fragmentation and its Influence on the Developmental Trajectory  with Christopher Bonovitz, Psy.D.

  • 21 Apr 2021
  • 7:30 PM
  • 01 May 2021
  • 2:00 PM
  • via Zoom
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The Philadelphia Center for Psychoanalytic Education (PCPE) 

is pleased to present

A Virtual Reading and Dialogue Seminar

Development through the Lifespan: Temporal Unity & Fragmentation and its Influence on the Developmental Trajectory 

with Christopher Bonovitz, Psy.D.


Wednesday evenings, April 21 & 28, 7:30 - 9:30 Reading Discussion &

Saturday, May 1, 10:00 - 2:00 Seminar with Dr. Bonovitz


Registration will be limited to encourage participation from all. Readings and Zoom links will be sent ahead.

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Continuing Education

Eight (8) CE credits will be awarded for attending the two reading meetings and the Saturday workshop.

Presenter: Christopher Bonovitz, Psy.D

Faculty, Supervising & Training Analyst, William Alanson White Institute; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology & Clinical Consultant, New York University (NYU) Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis; Faculty & Supervisor, the Mitchell Center for Relational Studies, & the Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis; Associate Editor, Psychoanalytic Dialogues & The Journal of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Currently completing an edited book with Andrew Harlem on Development & Therapeutic Action.

Facilitators of Reading Discussion

Debby Bierschwale, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Narberth, PA, working with adolescents, adults and couples. She is a faculty member at the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia, where she is completing psychoanalytic training. 

Marc Carafa, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Philadelphia and Doylestown, PA. He is a faculty member at the Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia, Widener University and a medical staff member of Doylestown Hospital. He completed psychoanalytic training at IRPP.

Course Description 

In this dialogue seminar, New York City-based Child and Adult Psychoanalyst Christopher Bonovitz, Psy.D. will review the contributions of Stephen Mitchell, Anne Alvarez and Hans Loewald in exploring the idea that development continues through the lifespan. The connectedness between the past, present and future will be featured as a central influence in facilitating development through time and instilling a sense of continuity. Clinical vignettes of a child and adult patient will be presented to illustrate the relationship between temporal unity/fragmentation with regards to negotiating developmental hurdles that we cannot necessarily trace back to early life.

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