Join us for a live webinar conversation about"The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten", a recent memoir by a BPSI Member, Joan Wheelis, MD. BPSI Members, Steven Ablon and Andrea Celenza will join Joan Wheelis for a virtual book discussion. The live event has been SOLD OUT (we can only accommodate 100 attendees), but the video recording will be available next day. Put your name on the Waiting List here (please copy and paste): https://forms.gle/XkxUyuDC1YYEzN2V8
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Tuesday, June 2, 7:30-9:00 pm via Webinar
Joan Wheelis, MD, will discuss her new memoir The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten (W.W. Norton, 2019) with Andrea Celenza, PhD and Steven Ablon, MD. The participants will have a chance to ask questions. Both of Joan Wheelis’s parents were distinguished psychoanalysts, and the particularities of their profession made vivid impressions on her curious young mind. The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten re-creates her childhood in a series of jewel-like vignettes. At age six, she began spying on her father’s office door through a small latticed window, eager to catch a glimpse of the mysterious patients who needed his help. On summer road trips to Puget Sound, her father would warn her of the dangers of self-deception, once scolding her for “acting falsely” when she waved at a truck driver through the rear window. The New York Times has shortlisted Wheelis’s book for the best memoirs of 2019.
Joan Wheelis is a BPSI Training and Supervising Analyst and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is on the clinical faculty at both Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital and is the Founder and Director of Two Brattle Center and has a private practice in Cambridge, MA. Joan Wheelis is the author of several book reviews and articles on psychoanalytic treatment and DBT, and is one of the editors, with Joseph Shay, of Odysseys in Psychotherapy (Ardent Media, 2002).
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