2018 Wallerstein Visiting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy

Event has passed (Wed Mar 21, 2018 - Wed Mar 21, 2018)
University of California - Parnassus Campus
01:00 PM
Health & Wellness, Science & Technology
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The Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is given annually in honor and remembrance of the late Professor Robert S. Wallerstein, MD, who served as chair of the UCSF Department of Psychiatry from 1975-1985. The lecture series is focused on showcasing psychoanalytic knowledge and clinical expertise that influence psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
The 13th Annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 1-5 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
UCSF clinical professor and  San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group president George Silberschatz, PhD, will deliver this year's keynote address – "Why Does Psychotherapy Work and How Can We Optimize Its Effectiveness?" – followed by a discussion on personalized medicine, psychotherapy, and psychodynamic theory with Hannah Levenson, PhD, from the Wright Institute.
For further information, contact us at [email protected] or (415) 476-7755.

Is continuing medical education credit available for attending this event?
We have not yet determined whether CME credit will be available for this event. Please check back for updates on this matter.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
In addition to private transportation options, UCSF Parnassus is served by the SF Muni 6-Haight/Parnassus bus, 43-Masonic bus, and N-Judah light rail lines.
Limited street parking is available near campus. Close-by, covered parking is available in the Millberry Union Parking Garage for an hourly rate.
Who can attend and what is the cost?
This event is free and open to the public. Please note that the content of the lecture and discussion will be geared primarily towards mental health professionals.
Will walk-ins be accepted?
If we have room available on the day of the event, we will accept walk-ins. However, we strongly suggest you reserve a seat by registering ahead of time.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
As this event routinely sells out, we encourage you to bring your ticket or confirmation (either printed or saved on a mobile device) to the event. Otherwise, we may have to verify your reservation manually at the door.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, tickets are transferrable.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Send us an email at [email protected]


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