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Working with Object Loss

Working with Object Loss Date: 2017-10-04 19:30 to 21:00
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Working with Object Loss Date: 2017-10-18 19:30 to 21:00
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Working with Object Loss

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jamie Friddle, MA, LMHC
511 28th Avenue E
Seattle, WA 98112
Sponsored by: 
Alliance

Loss of an object can wreak havoc on internal structure. Working with patients who have lost someone or something significant can quickly feel full of despair, hopeless, and unending. Some patients cannot seem to stop mourning, while others refuse to mourn at all. In this study group, we will read and discuss five essential papers on object loss, published in Rita V. Frankiel’s (ed.) Essential Papers on Object Loss. Included in our study will be “Mourning and Melancholia,” by Sigmund Freud; “Mourning and Its Relation to Manic-Depressive States,” by Melanie Klein; “Absence of Grief,” by Helene Deutsch; “The Treatment of Established Pathological Mourners,” by Vamik D. Volkan and Daniel Josephthal; and “Mourning Accomplished by Way of the Transference,” by Marie E. McCann. Students will need to purchase Frankiel’s book prior to our meetings.  

Four Wednesdays: October 4, 18, November 1, 15; 7:30—9 pm

No fee for Alliance members; $100 to nonmembers

 

Contact Person: 
Jamie R. Friddle, LMHC
Contact Email: 
jfriddle@jamiefriddle.com
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