Upcoming events

    • May 04, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • The Bishop Jones Center Chapel House 111 Torcido Dr, San Antonio, TX 78209
    • 141


    San Antonio Society of Psychoanalytic Studies is proud to present:

    Conceptualizing and Applying a Truly Relational Psychotherapy  

    presented by Dr. Brent Slife

    2:30 PM - 5:30 WORKSHOP

    3 CEU's available

    Cost $85 members of SASPS, SAGPS, and BCPA

     $95 non-members

     $25 Students

    5:45- 6:45 CASE PRESENTATION

    1.5 CEU's available in Professional Development


    Please be sure to click the BOTH registration tabs to 

    enroll in the workshop and the case presentation

    The Bishop Jones Center Chapter House

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    In this workshop, Dr. Slife will address: the following topics and cases:

    Ancient and modern struggle between individual and relational

    Recapitulated in psychotherapy/psychoanalysis — Or is it?

    Is “relational therapy” truly relational?

    Need to address this question at the ontological level

    Weak vs. Strong Relationality

    Twelve general features of a strong relational psychotherapy

    The case of George

    The case of Anita

    Individualist Psychoanalysis vs. Relational Psychoanalysis

    Learning Objectives

    1.  Describe the age-old intellectual struggle between individual and relational

    2.  Explain why most “relational” therapies may not be truly relational (e.g., systems, family, interpersonal)

    3.  List at least six of the general features of a strongly relational psychotherapy

    4.  Apply the general features to a therapy case



    Dr. Slife is the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding and Professor of Psychology at Brigham Young University.  He has been honored recently with BYU’s highest faculty award, the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Lecturer, as well as the American Psychological Association Presidential Citation for his contribution to psychology.  He has also served as the President of the Society of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the APA Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology and the editor of the Routledge book series in theoretical and philosophical psychology.  He has authored or co-authored over 200 articles and 10 books, and continues his psychotherapy practice of over 35 years where he specializes in marital and family therapies.

Past events

March 09, 2018 Are We Living in the Same World? Psychoanalysis and Community Mental Health
November 04, 2017 Afternoon Case Seminar with Melanie Suchet, Ph.D.
November 04, 2017 Impasse, Enactments and Difficult Dynamics- Workshop with Melanie Suchet, Ph.D.
September 15, 2017 The Frank Paredes Memorial Lecture on Ethics and Culture presents The Mark of War: a film by Ricardo Ainslie, PhD
June 20, 2017 The Danish Girl Film Viewing and Panel
April 06, 2017 Call for Action- Bexar County Psychological Association
February 08, 2017 February Reading Group
January 11, 2017 January Reading Group
November 12, 2016 Saturday Case Consultation Dr. Neil Altman
November 11, 2016 Fall Workshop: Dr. Neil Altman
October 07, 2016 2016 Frank Paredes Lecture
June 08, 2016 June Reading Group - Hidden in Plain Sight: Thoughts on Imagination and the Lived Unconscious
May 11, 2016 May Reading Group - The Colonized Mind: Gender, Trauma, and Mentalization
May 06, 2016 Spring Workshop: A day with Dr. Jerry Gans
April 13, 2016 April Reading Group - Frank Summers' paper, Ethnic Invisibility, Identity, and the Psychoanalytic Process
March 29, 2016 Bexar County Psychiatric Society presents: WHERE IS PSYCHIATRY GOING IN SAN ANTONIO AND BEYOND
February 05, 2016 February Reading Group - Donell Stern: Field Theory in Psychoanalysis
January 13, 2016 January Reading Group - Jessica Benjamin's paper: Beyond Doer and Done to: An Intersubjective View of Thirdness
November 06, 2015 Object Relations Approaches to Couple and Family Therapy
June 10, 2015 Annual meeting & June reading group
May 29, 2015 2015 Frank Paredes Lecture
March 11, 2015 March 2015 Reading Group Kris Yi: Toward formulation of ethnic identity beyond the binary of white oppressor and racial other.
February 11, 2015 Feb 2015 Reading Group Jody Messler Davies: Transformations of Desire and Despair: Reflec
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