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LitAnalysis: Reading Fiction with Freud: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Saturday, May 3, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Discuss contemporary fiction with insight from professional psychoanalysts from the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. All are welcome. Discussions are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
Coming of age in middle America, 18-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister.

The Discussion Leader: Mario Fischetti, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice specializing in psychoanalytic psychotherapies and psychoanalysis for alcohol and drug involved persons and their families. As a faculty member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center, he has taught a course called, “Freudian Theory and the History of Psychoanalysis,” to psychoanalysts-in-training. He is also a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School.

The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center is an accredited nonprofit educational organization that provides quality training and continuing education in psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy. The PPC serves as a resource to the community through education, consultation, and outreach programs.

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Event fee: Free
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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