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The Value of International Psychoanalysis–part one

I have the dedicated passion of a convert.  Not too many years ago–maybe 5 or so–I really couldn’t see the value of an analyst in the US (that would be me) paying much attention to international psychoanalysis–or even regional psychoanalysis. … Continue reading

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Report from late April–Mexico City (still) Safe and Beautiful

Daniel Paul, IPA member from California, visited Mexico City late in April, 2011 and reported to other IPA members on his experience there—essentially reporting that he felt very safe, which mirrors my experience last December, and Arnie and Arlene Richards’ … Continue reading

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Safety in Mexico City

Please visit Arnie Richard’s blog http://www.internationalpsychoanalysis.net for a great deal of information on the IPA Congress, on  traveling in Mexico and on the safety situation in particular. Arnie alerted us to this travel website blog post from Royal Resort news  which … Continue reading

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“Off the Couch” and on to Mexico

“Off the Couch” is a new ezine (web-based magazine) edited by Robert White.  The ezine is a brand new offshoot of Arnie Richard’s successful http://www.Internationalpsychoanalysis.net blog.   Volume one, number two of the ezine, just released, is devoted to the … Continue reading

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Update on security –no whitewash, more empathy?

A colleague recently posted to the APsaA list-serve a wrenching message indicating that she felt this blog and IPA messages were “white-washing” the security situation in Mexico City.  I admit to being very taken aback, especially by the intense tone … Continue reading

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Freud’s Mexico–a new book by Ruben Gallo

Princeton professor Ruben Gallo has just published an unexpected and unique new book called “Freud’s Mexico–Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis”. Freud never visited Mexico, but apparently he had a deep interest in the country, and included Mexican artifacts  in his antiquities … Continue reading

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Color and the Congress Venue

Street Outside the Congress Venue One of the things I love about Mexico is the astonishing use of color architecturally.       The Congress venue for the August 2011 IPA meeting is called the  World Trade Center (once you … Continue reading

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