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A Clinical Immersion Seminar
with Bernd Nissen
Training & Supervising Analyst at the German Psychoanalytic Association

Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 1:45 PM EST

Bernd Nissen

Please join us online for this Clinical Immersion Seminar with Bernd Nissen. A senior analyst will present close process material from an analysis to Bernd Nissen who will comment and respond. There will be ample opportunity for discussion between consultant, presenter and participants. 


Presenter:  Marina Mirkin (NY, New York, USA)


Space is limited to ensure ample opportunity for discussion, interaction and group process among participants.   




Bernd Nissen

Bernd Nissen, Dr. Phil., Dipl.-Psych., is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the German Psychoanalytical Society and in private practice in Berlin.  A widely sought after clinical consultant, speaker and teacher, he is known internationally for his expertise in the areas of psychosomatic and hypochondriacal disorders, autistic disorders, and the study of unrepresented mental states.  An outstanding practitioner/scholar/writer in our field he has published many papers addressing both clinical challenges and scientific-theoretical questions in psychoanalysis. His books include the forthcoming Recognising, Understanding and Treating Nameless States:  A Psychoanalytic Exploration (Routledge, 2024). 

Seminar Schedule (Please note that times are EST)

Marina Mirkin

Marina Mirkin, MD is a faculty member and Program Committee Chair at the Psychoanalytic Association
of New York (PANY), and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine.


9:00 am to 9:20 am..................Introduction to Seminar, Bernd Nissen and Marina Mirkin

9:20 am to 11:15 am.................Clinical Presentation, Part 1

11:15 am to 11:30 am...............Break

11:30 am to 1:30 pm..................Clinical Presentation, Part 2

1:30 pm-1:45 pm...................... Wrap Up


The Boston Group for Psychoanalytic Studies, Inc. (BGPS) is a nonprofit educational organization which sponsors seminars, lectures, small group clinical discussions and conferences.  BGPS has a special interest in Object Relations theory and practice,and supports the exchange of psychoanalytic ideas with international colleagues.  


Board of Directors:  Rodrigo Barahona, Larry Brown, Jack Foehl, Howard Levine, Chris Lovett, David Power, Dolan Power, Karen Roos.

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