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Child Development Foundation
 
 
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Notice: Due to the coronavirus, the 2020 Mahler Symposium scheduled for April 25 will be postponed until 2021. All deposits will be refunded once it is safe to reopen our administrative office. Information regarding the 2021 Mahler Symposium will be posted as soon as the details have been finalized. We apologize for any inconvenience.


51ST ANNUAL MARGARET S. MAHLER SYMPOSIUM ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT


Saturday, April 25, 2020, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Co-sponsored by
The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia
and
The Margaret S. Mahler Child Development Foundation





ATTACHMENT, SEPARATION-INDIVIDUATION AND LOVE:
ADAPTATION OVER THE LIFE CYCLE





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8:00Registration - Continental Breakfast
(Beverages will be available throughout the day)
8:45Introduction - GEORGE M. WOHLREICH, MD, MA, DSC (HON), FCPP
President & CEO, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry, Temple & University of Pennsylvania Medical Schools.
 Introduction - WILLIAM M. SINGLETARY, MD
President, Margaret S. Mahler Child Development Foundation.
Faculty, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
 Introduction - LANA FISHKIN, MD and RALPH FISHKIN, MD
Co-Presidents, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
Supervising Analysts, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
9:00Moderator - LAWRENCE D. BLUM, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania.
Training & Supervising Analyst, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
9:15How Transformations of Aggression Impact Love Over the Life Cycle
WENDY OLESKER, PhD

Training and Supervising Analyst, New York Psychoanalytic Institute.
Faculty at NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
Director of Mahler Follow-Up Study.
10:15Will You Still Need Me?: How Secure Attachments in Intimate Relationships May Protect Our Minds As Well As Our Hearts As We Grow Old
ROBERT WALDINGER, MD

Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard School.
Director of MGH Center for Psychodynamic Therapy.
Director of Harvard Study of Adult Development.
11:15Break
11:30Discussant: DIANA DIAMOND, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst.
Faculty, New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.
Emerita Professor in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, City University of New York.
12:15 - 1:00Discussion - Panel and Audience
 
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