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.

Calendar

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 11:30 am1:00 pm

Saltz Grand Rounds

Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital and the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis Via Zoom 

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Sunday, October 23, 2022 | 12:30 pm4:00 pm

Gender and Sexuality Diversities Workshop (LGBTQI Conference)(Registration Closes 10/19)

“Puberty as Threshold: Psychoanalytic Considerations Regarding Hormone Blocking and Cross-Sex Hormones in Work with Transgender Children” Presenter: Avgi Saketopoulou, PsyD Registration Closes 10/19/2…

Friday, October 28, 2022 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Seminar Series

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Friday, October 28, 2022 | 4:00 pm5:30 pm

Psychoanalytic Takes on the Cinema (The VVitch)

THE VVITCH 2015 (92 min) Director: Robert Eggers Discussant: Alex Smith, Psy.D. A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.   *** Film mus…

November

Friday, November 4, 2022 | 8:00 pm9:30 pm

2022 Raphling Memorial Lecture

Communication and Transformation in Infancy and Psychotherapy: Psychic Structure, Interaction and the Non-verbal Unconscious 8:00 – 9:30 PM ET via Zoom 1.5 CME/CE   Register Here: https://wbcp.me…

Friday, November 11, 2022 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 9:30 am12:30 pm

Clinical Psychotherapy Program

December

Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Stacia I. Super Memorial Ethics Conference

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Christine Courtois and her discussant will be our own Dr. Richard Waugaman.  In keeping with Dr. Courtois’ new book, Sexual Boundary Violations in Psychotherapy, she w…

Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Sunday, December 11, 2022 | 9:30 am12:30 pm

Clinical Psychotherapy Program

Friday, December 16, 2022 | 4:00 pm5:30 pm

Psychoanalytic Takes on the Cinema (Do The Right Thing)

Do The Right Thing 1989 (118 min) Director: Spike Lee Discussant: Carol Clay, PsyD On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigot…

Friday, January 6, 2023 | 5:00 pm7:30 pm

Book Talk with Michael Slevin and Beverly Stoute

Friday, January 13, 2023 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Monday, January 16, 2023

MLK Day (OFFICE CLOSED)

Sunday, January 29, 2023 | 9:30 am12:30 pm

Clinical Psychotherapy Program

Monday, January 30, 2023Sunday, February 5, 2023

American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) National Meeting

February

Friday, February 10, 2023 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

March

Friday, March 10, 2023 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

April

Friday, April 14, 2023 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Sunday, April 16, 2023 | 9:30 am12:30 pm

Clinical Psychotherapy Program

May

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 12:15 pm2:15 pm

Washington Case Conference

The Washington Area Case Conference and Seminar Series is co-sponsored by the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) and the Contemporary Freudian Society (CFS). This program is offered…

Saturday, May 20, 2023Wednesday, May 24, 2023

American Psychiatric Association National Meeting

June