From Illusion to a Future: Religion and Psychoanalysis

From Illusion to a Future: Religion and Psychoanalysis

About the Instructor

Theresa Clement Tisdale, PhD, PsyD is a certified clinical psychoanalyst and licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Glendora, CA. She is also a Professor of Graduate Psychology at Azusa Pacific University where she teaches courses in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, time-limited psychodynamic psychotherapy, and dream interpretation. Dr. Tisdale is a training and supervising analyst for the Brookhaven Institute for Psychoanalysis and Christian Thought (BIPACT). Her clinical, academic, and research interests include psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, addressing spirituality and religion in clinical practice, spiritual formation, and God representation.

From Illusion to a Future: Religion and Psychoanalysis

About this Course

In this salon, an overview of the relationship between religion and psychoanalysis will be provided. Beginning with Freud’s view of religion as “the universal obsessional neurosis” key turning points over the 100+ years of psychoanalysis will be noted along with reflections on some of the factors that have influenced the shift from marginalization to inclusion.

Course Objectives

  • Identify key turning points in the history of psychoanalysis and religion
  • Name key individuals who have made theoretical or empirical contributions to the shift
  • Locate resources for further reading or study

Special ticket pricing is available when you register for 4 or more Saturday Salon Series events. Save $10/ticket (only $50 each).

If you’re interested in attending 4 or more events, please email us at [email protected] or give us a call at 714-505-9080


  • November 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Single Admission $60.00 (USD)