Public Programs &
Professional Development

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Welcome to a vibrant source of education and community for individuals interested in psychoanalysis as a therapeutic model and as a lens for viewing individuals, culture, and society, along with stimulating conversation. 

WBCP’s public programs include an array of high-caliber scientific meetings, case conferences, continuing education opportunities, and a unique 3-year writing program, as well as programs that highlight the arts, including two annual film festivals.



Tuesday, June 13, 2023 | 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Cured (2020) Film Preview and Q&A with Filmmaker and Activist

Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2023 7:30pm – 9:00pm ET Discussants: Reverend Magora Kennedy and Patrick Sammon Via Zoom Registration Link: REGISTRATION DEADLI…

Saturday, June 17, 2023 | 11:00 am12:30 pm

COWAP Revisiting the Maternal: The Maternal Has No Gender

with Ann Pellegrini and Tiffany Lethbo King In much of psychoanalytic theory, the maternal is intimately tied up in, and is understood to be, the grounds of sexual difference, if not gender. But follo…


Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 10:00 am1:00 pm

Beverly Stoute & Michael Slevin Coming Together When Things Are Falling Apart: 

Writing Together About Racism Presenters: Beverly J. Stoute and Michael Slevin Date: September 30, 2023 Time and Venue: TBA Registration Link: Coming Soon REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  For a complete list …


Sunday, October 1, 2023 | 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Diversities and Sexuality Workshop

Date: Sunday, October 1, 2023 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET Presenters: Coming Soon Via Zoom Registration Link: Coming Soon REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TBA For a complete list of dates, presenters, learning objective…


Sunday, December 3, 2023 | 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Stacia I. Super Memorial Ethics Conference

“Conflicts and Ethics in Psychoanalytic Consultation and Supervision.” Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023 1:00pm – 4:00pm ET Keynote Speaker: Nancy McWilliam, PhD Presenters: Kit McLean, PsyD and Donald R…

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