44th National Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Soc

44th National Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Soc
Emotional Turbulence: Working Clinically with Unformed Experience

44th National Congress of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society 

Emotional Turbulence: Working Clinically with Unformed Experience 

Registration/details: CPS/SCP: cjprcp1992@gmail.com www.psychoanalysis.ca 


Thursday, May 30, 2019 

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Registration and Cocktail Reception 

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Outreach Lecture 

“Obsessionality: modulating the encounter with emotional truth and 

the aesthetic object” 

Avner Bergstein, M.A. FIPA (Israel Psychoanalytic Society) 

Discussant: TBA 

(Open to the Public) 

Friday, May 31, 2019 

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast 

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Paper Session 1 

“Day’s residues – one vertex among multiple vertices” 

Presenter: Cecilia Taiana, Ph.D. FIPA (CPS, Ottawa, ON) 

Moderator: TBA 

Paper Session 2 

Unreliable: Ferenczi’s confusion of tongues and hallucinatory 


Presenter: Erin Soros, Ph.D. (OISE, Toronto, ON) 

Moderator: TBA 

9:00 – 12:15 p.m. Work/Study Group 1 

Psychoanalytic Study of Sibling Relations 

(Open to all registrants) 

Gabriela Legorreta, Ph.D. FIPA (CPS, Montreal, QC) 

Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly, Ph.D. FIPA (CPS, Toronto, ON) 

Jorge Palacios-Boix, M.D. FRCP(C) (CPS, Montreal, QC) 

Moderator: TBA 

10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Coffee Break 3 

10:50 – 12:20 p.m. Paper Session 3 

“Navigating the paradox in the language of achievement and the 

language of substitution” 

Presenter: Afsaneh Kiany Alisobhani, Ph.D. (ApsaA, Irvine, CA) 

Moderator: TBA 

10:50 – 12:20 p.m. Paper Session 4 

“A tale of mortality, part I & II” 

Presenter: Clark Falconer, M.D., FRCP(C) (Guest CPS-WB, Vancouver, BC) 

Moderator: TBA 

12:20 – 1:55 p.m. Lunch Break 

12:20 – 1:55 p.m. Candidates Clinical Case Supervision 

Supervisor/Discussant: Avner Bergstein, M.A. FIPA (Israel) 

(Open only to Candidates, lunch provided) 

12:20 - 1:55 p.m. Training Analysts’ Colloquium (reserved for IPA Training Analysts) 

(lunch provided) 

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Panel 

“Tuning the wavelength in and beyond the spectrum” 

Presenters: Philippe Valon, M.D. (APF, Paris), 

Christopher Lovett, Ph.D. (ApsaA, Boston, MA) 

Moderator: TBA 

4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Coffee Break 

4:15 – 5:45 p.m. Paper Session 5 

“Psychoanalytic supervision: traditional views and contemporary 


Presenters: Mary Kay O’Neil, Ph.D. FIPA (CPS, Toronto, On), 

Kristine Klement, Ph.D. (candidate, CIP, Toronto, ON) 

Moderator: TBA 

Paper Session 6 

“The zen of O” 

Presenter: Jeanne Even, L.C.S.W. (IPTAR, New York, NY) 

Moderator: TBA 

Paper Session 7 

“Primitive identifications and confusional mental states” 

Presenter: Judy Eekhoff. Ph.D. FIPA (NPSI, Seattle, WA) 

Moderator: TBA

7:00 – 10:30 p.m. Film Screening and Discussion 

“Arrival” (2016) 

Director: Denis Villeneuve 

Psychoanalytic Discussants: 

Elizabeth Wallace, M.D., FRCP(C), FIPA (CPS, Vancouver, BC) 

Coleen Gold, M.A. FIPA (CPS, Vancouver, BC) 

Saturday, June 1, 2019 

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast 

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Address 

“Violent emotions and the violence of life” (provisional title) 

Avner Bergstein, M.A. FIPA (IPS, Israel) 

Discussant: Elie Debbané, M.D., FRCP(C) (CPS, Vancouver, BC) 

10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Coffee Break 

10:50 – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Discussion Group 1 


Breakout Discussion Group 2 


Breakout Discussion Group 3 


Breakout Discussion Group 4 


12:20 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break 

Lunch Meetings – varia 

NSC/Outreach, CJP, CGPCA, Ethics, IPSO Candidates 

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Master Clinical Case Presentation 

Presenter: Avner Bergstein, MA. FIPA (IPS, Israel) 

Discussant: Christopher Lovett, Ph.D. (APsaA, Boston, MA) 

3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Coffee break 5 

3:45 – 5:15 p.m. Paper Session 8 

“They say goldfish have no memory: learning to swim with an autistic 

and traumatized patient.” 

Presenter: Samantha Good, L.I.C.S.W. (community member, NPSI, 

Seattle, WA) 

Moderator: TBA 

Paper Session 9 

“Finding Sophie, losing Sophie: will anybody ever see me?” 

Presenter: Judy Setton-Markus, M.Ed. FIPA (CPS, Vancouver, BC) 

Moderator: TBA 

3:45 - 5:15 p.m. Paper Session 10 - Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Group 

“There’s something undead under my bed: the psychoanalysis of a 

latency age boy” 

Presenter: Susan Moore, Ph.D. FIPA (CPS, Toronto, ON) 

Moderator: TBA 

6:45 – midnight Banquet and awards 

Sunday, June 2, 2019 

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Coffee and continental breakfast 

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. CIP Annual Business Meeting (open to CPS members) 

9:30 – 12:30 p.m. CPS Annual Business Meeting (CPS Members and Candidates only)

How to register and reserve your hotel: 


Registration for the Pre-Congress starts January 28, 2019 and closes March 30th or as soon as the group is complete. 

Early registration for the National Congress opens January 28, 2019


The Sutton Place Hotel 

845 Burrard Street, 

Vancouver (BC) V6Z 2K6 


***The deadline for the special rate is Tuesday, April 30, 2019*** 

IMPORTANT NOTE: A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved at a special, discounted rate of $285 plus taxes and will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis until April 30, 2019. This block rate extends 3 days before and 3 days after the congress subject to availability (May 27 – June 5, 2019 inclusive). This is high season in Vancouver and hotel rooms are more expensive than in Montreal or Toronto. The regular, high season rate is between $345-$480. Two international congresses with 6,000 delegates begin June 2, immediately following the CPS Congress, and hotels will be full. Please keep this in mind when you plan your stay. 

*Complimentary access to pool and gym. 

*The Sutton Shopper Program qualifies guests for discounts from 10%-30% at various stores and services on Robson Street. 

Please register and reserve your hotel rooms as early as possible, using the discount code below: 

Using the link to the Sutton Place Hotel website reservation page, click on “Apply Code”, then click on “Group Code”, then enter our group code in the box. 

Group Code: 44CAS2019 



(Early-bird rates apply until May 15, 2019. Full Rate applies from May 16, 2019 onwards.) 


Non-CPS Members $400 $450 

CPS Members $300 $350 

Candidates/Students $150 $200 

1 day registration (non-CPS members) $220 $220 

1 day registration (CPS members/guests) $200 $200 

1 day registration (students/candidates) $120 $120 

Congress dinner $ 95 $ 95 

5/29/2019 - 6/2/2019
Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver CANADA