NPI Conferences 2020-2021


NPI Conferences 2020-2021

Events Committee – Dr. Judy Chamberlin, Chair 


Newport Psychoanalytic Institute is pleased to present the following conferences for 2020-2021.

Marilyn Jacobs, Ph.D., ABPP

 September 26, 2020, 9:00 AM to 1:00


What can Psychoanalysis Contribute to the Care of Physical Illness and Pain?

In health care settings worldwide, psychological treatments of pain related physical illness have been dominated by therapies aimed at conscious control and stress management (i.e., cognitive behavioral therapy and its derivatives) leading to the marginalization of psychoanalytic perspectives.  This course will provide an alternative viewpoint. It will consider the efficacy of psychoanalysis for patients with medical conditions and in particular those suffering with chronic pain. It will also include discussion of psychosomatic presentations.  MORE