Archived Events

  • Seminar and Reading Group

    Title: Savoir-Faire of the Analyst within the Lacanian Clinic

    Tuesdays: February 3, 17, March 3, 17, 31, April 14, 28, May 5, 19, 26, 2015

    How can we begin to address the complex notion of savoir-faire (know-how) in psychoanalysis? For when we begin to describe what exactly we are ‘doing’ (faire) with this so-called ‘knowledge‘(savoir), we are inevitably confronted with a host of questions..

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  • Visiting Speaker: Dr. Nestor Braunstein (Mexico)

    Title: The Borderlines of Lacan

    Friday, Oct 18 and Saturday, Oct 19, 2013

    Speaking of Lacan - Guest Speaker Presentation Speaker: Dr. Nestor Braunstein (Mexico) Nestor Braunstein is a psychoanalyst practicing in Mexico City and in Cuernevaca. He also lectures widely on ps...

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    23rd July: Meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    July 23, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    18th June: Meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    June 18, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    14th May: Meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    May 14, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • Visiting Speaker: Dr. Andre Michels (Luxembourg)

    Title: Meaning and Jouissance : The Question of Interpretation

    Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2013

    Speaking of Lacan - Guest Speaker Presentation Speaker: Dr. Andre Michels (Luxembourg) Andre Michels is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in Luxembourg and Paris, and an Analyst and Superv...

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    16th April: Meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    April 16, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    6th April : A Question of Personal Ethics

    Saturday, April 6, 2013

    Presenters: Mavis Himes and Matthew Jocelyn

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    19th March: Meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    March 19, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • Visiting Speaker: Lilliane Ferrari (New York)

    Title: The Subject of the Cogito and the Subject of the Unconscious

    Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

    Speaking of Lacan - Guest Speaker Presentation Speaker: Lillian Ferrari (New York) Lillian Ferrari is a psychoanalyst in private pracice in New York City. She has written and published a number of a...

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  • Monthly Group Supervision

    A monthly meeting on the clinic of Lacan

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, 554 Spadina Cres.

    This clinical group will be limited and open to practicing psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. Pre-registration is required.

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: Anatol: obsessive player or playful obsessional?

    Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013

    Presenters: Mavis Himes, Mike Shara and Morris Panych

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  • Visiting Speaker: Alain Vanier (Paris)

    Title: The Object of Depression

    Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

    Speaking of Lacan - Guest Speaker Presentation Speaker: Alain Vanier (Paris) Dr. Alain Vanier is a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist practicing in Paris. He is a full professor at the University of Par...

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  • Visiting Speaker: Catherine Mathelin (Paris)

    Title: Fears and Phobias in Child Psychoanalysis

    Friday November 2nd, 2012

    Speaking of Lacan - Guest Speaker Presentation Speaker: Dr Catherine Mathelin Vanier (Paris) Dr. Catherine Mathelin Vanier is a psychoanalyst practicing in Paris. She is a member and past president ...

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: Historical Reality And Subjective Truth In Michel Tremblay’s The Real World?

    Saturday, June 4, 2012, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Women’s Art Association

    Presenters: Richard Rose, Mavis Himes

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: Dance and Transcendance of the Symbolic Order in Peggy Baker's 'Portal'

    Saturday, February 4th, 2012

    Presenters: Peggy Baker, Mavis Himes

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: The Language of Dance and the Creative Act in Rage: My Heart is a Spoon

    Saturday, January 7, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Women’s Art Association.

    Presenters: Maxine Heppner, Mavis Himes

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: The Actor, The Performance and The Other Scene: Truth and Reality in Theatre and Psychoanalysis

    Saturday, June 4, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Women’s Art Association.

    Presenters: Diego Matamoros, Mavis Himes

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  • Seminar: Mavis Himes

    Title: Desire and its Interpretation

    Saturday, May 7, 2011, 9:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E.)

    In our reading, we will explore such questions as: How is desire recognized, interpreted and maintained?

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  • Colloquium: Dr. Sheila Cavanagh, Dr. Patricia Elliot, Dr. Patricia Gherovici, Dr. Mavis Himes

    Sexuation: Encountering Gender And Sexuality. A Symposium On Lacan, Trans Studies, And Queer Theory

    April 2, 2011, 9:30-4:30, University of Toronto

    This one-day symposium is designed to promote a dialogue between psychoanalysis, queer theory, and trans studies by exploring the points of convergence and difference between analytic and intellectual positions on sex and gender.

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  • In Conversation: Psychoanalysis and the Arts

    Title: For the Love of Music: The Particular and the Universal

    Saturday, March 26, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Women’s Art Association.

    Presenters: Norbert Palej, Mavis Himes

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  • Presentation: Dr. Marc-Leopold Levy

    Title: The Bodies of the Subject, the Body of the Individual

    Saturday, February 26, 2011, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)

    This workshop will explore the question: what is the body for psychoanalysis.

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  • Presentation: Dr.Denise Maurano (Brazil)

    Title: On a Question of the Feminine: Psychoanalysis and Creativity

    Monday, November 9, 2009, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m, University of Toronto Art Centre.

    This presentation will consider several questions pertaining to the feminine and its relation to both psychoanalysis and creativity.

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