NPI Conferences 2019-2020


NPI Conferences 2019-2020

Events Committee – Dr. Judy Chamberlin, Chair 


Newport Psychoanalytic Institute is pleased to present the following conferences for 2019-2020.

Andrea Celenza Ph.D.

February 29, 2020, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

National University, Costa Mesa

The Erotic in our Being and Work

It is remarkable to note the pervasive desexualization of psychoanalysis, the once sex-infused theory of human development.  Hence, the cliché, “In psychoanalysis, everything is about sex … except for sex, that’s about aggression.” Through the exploration of erotics in clinical process, this presentation will address the many manifestations of erotic longing in psychoanalysis.   This presentation aims to address the deficiency in our literature and theories of technique and to encourage more open discussion about erotic transferences in all of their manifestations. MORE