TESTIMONIALS

"Dr. Donnel Stern's concept of the unconscious is so well interlaced with postmodern ideas."

—December 4th, 2010: Partners in Thought: Working with Unformulated Experience, Dissociation and Enactment, with: Donnel B. Stern, PhD

"Dr. Lewis Aron's Salon was an unexpected gift... What a marvelous presentation!"

—September 25th, 2010: Relational Psychoanalysis: An Oxymoron, with: Lewis Aron, PhD

"Fantastic! So much was covered and connected for me in this Salon. I felt helped, incredibly, with three very difficult clients."

—February 11th, 2012: Kohut, the Analyst, with: Allen Siegel, MD

"I now have a much fuller understanding of transgender issues. Please have Dr. David Rappaport return."

—October 29th, 2011: Memories of Metamorphous: A Transgender of the Mind. How does the mind hold memories of self, when memories of the body self have changed? With: Ryan Sallans, MA, and Jack Drescher, MD

"Florence, we had an opportunity to meet briefly at the Arizona Psychoanalytic Society's Salon, "Psychoanalysis: How Did It All Begin?" in March. I felt captivated by the richness of your presentation, and learned a lot about Freud and the history of psychoanalysis. Thank you for so generously sharing your wisdom with us!"
March 29, 2014: Psychoanalysis: How Did It All Begin?

"This was one of the best APS events I've ever attended. Dr. Rosiello was spot on!"
March 29, 2014: Psychoanalysis: How Did It All Begin?

"Dr. Shaddock showed a very moving video of couple counseling and how he works with couples."
March 15, 2014: Attachment Theory Extended

"Dr. Siegel's Gift of Grieving workshop touched my heart and my clinical work."
January 11, 2014: The Gift of Grieving

"Dr. Butaney is a brilliant speaker! This Film & Psychoanalysis Salon was seamless as it addressed suicide, sexuality, and success."
November 9, 2013: MY WEEK WITH MARILYN: Film & Psychoanalysis Salon

"David Rappaport, PhD is a masterful speaker and his knowledge of dreams and dreaming is fantastic."
September 28, 2013: The Dreamer's Dialogue

"Dr. Donna Bassin's documentary film and the discussion between she and Dr. Joyce Slochower was spellbinding. This was a powerful presentation on Vietnam Vets and on the culture of war."
May 18, 2013: Leave No Soldier

"This was a knockout workshop and the clinical material that was presented was so informative and will definitely change my way of working with clients."
April 27, 2013: Ethics in Clinical Practice

"If you missed this Salon at the Musical Instrument Museum you missed one of the best APS events ever!"
March 30, 2013: A Mind Of Music - A Dialogue Between Psychoanalyst, Neurologist & Cellist

"Brilliant!” “Excellent – as usual.” “This was incredibly exciting!” “I love the Salons on Film & Psychoanalysis."
September 22nd, 2012, Film and Psychoanalysis: Shame, directed by: Steve McQueen. A Dialogue Between Cinematographer & Psychoanalyst: A Psychoanalytic Clinical Perspective of the Film’s Characters vs Cinematographic Perspective on Creating Mood, Scene Development & Storyline. Presenter and Dialogue with: Florence Rosiello, PhD, and Jeremy Hawkes, Cinematographer.

"Fantastic! So much was covered and connected for me in this Salon. I felt helped, incredibly, with three very difficult clients."
February 11th, 2012: Kohut, the Analyst, with: Allen Siegel, MD

"Great discussion. Great audience participation."
February 11th, 2012: Kohut, the Analyst, with: Allen Siegel, MD

"This was a super fun event! Psychoanalytic theory is really very interesting."
December 3rd, 2011: Psychoanalytic Complexity and the Clinical Attitude, with: William Coburn, PhD, PsyD

"As an ASU psychology undergrad, I was actually able to follow along and understand the advanced topics that I know will influence my work and my future practice with patients. I loved hearing the case history from Dr. Coburn. I've been in the those types of situations with friends and I liked his perspective and how he handled and related them to Complexity Theory."
December 3rd, 2011: Psychoanalytic Complexity and the Clinical Attitude, with: William Coburn, PhD, PsyD

"Excellent. This Salon helped me to conceptualize theories that inform my clinical work."
December 3rd, 2011: Psychoanalytic Complexity and the Clinical Attitude, with: William Coburn, PhD, PsyD

"I now have a much fuller understanding of transgender issues. Please have Dr. David Rappaport return."
October 29th, 2011: Memories of Metamorphous: A Transgender of the Mind. How does the mind hold memories of self, when memories of the body self have changed? With: Ryan Sallans, MA, and Jack Drescher, MD

"Excellent. This Salon was mind-opening as far as issues on gender and sexuality, and on transitioning, and on the fluidity of the human experience. Dr. Drescher is a genius."
October 29th, 2011: Memories of Metamorphous: A Transgender of the Mind. How does the mind hold memories of self, when memories of the body self have changed? With: Ryan Sallans, MA, and Jack Drescher, MD

"This Salon gave me words to articulate how I work clinically."
October 29th, 2011: Memories of Metamorphous: A Transgender of the Mind. How does the mind hold memories of self, when memories of the body self have changed? With: Ryan Sallans, MA, and Jack Drescher, MD

"This Salon was exquisite, and such a stimulating topic for many people. I want more Salons on Film & Psychoanalysis."
September 17th, 2011, Film and Psychoanalysis: Black Swan,
directed by: Darren Aronofsky, with Introductory Discussant: Paola Hartley, and Presenter: Florence Rosiello, PhD

"Fascinating. More like this."
September 17th, 2011, Film and Psychoanalysis: Black Swan,
directed by: Darren Aronofsky, with Introductory Discussant: Paola Hartley, and Presenter: Florence Rosiello, PhD

"Well organized, clearly presented — with much relish."
June 18th, 2011: Freud the Man

"Dr. Scott Conkright was entertaining. I like that he used multiple modalities to teach that included lecture as well as group experience. This Salon was powerful, and provided me with a better understanding of Lacan and of different theoretical perspectives."
May 21st, 2011: Metaphor and Narrative in Group Psychotherapy, with: Scott Conkright, PsyD

"Awesome!"
February 19th, 2011: Who is the Analyst, Really? And, Does it Matter?
With: Judy Teicholz, PhD

"Dr. Teicholz's presentation was excellent. She is a brilliant, postmodern theoretician."
February 19th, 2011: Who is the Analyst, Really? And, Does it Matter?
With: Judy Teicholz, PhD

"Kept giving me goosebumps."
January 8th, 2011: The Secretary — What does love feel like?

"I never knew that a Salon on Sasomasocism could be so much fun!"
January 8th, 2011: The Secretary — What does love feel like?

"A wonderful and stimulating experience across the board."
December 4th, 2010: Partners in Thought: Working with Unformulated Experience, Dissociation and Enactment, with: Donnel B. Stern, PhD

"Dr. Donnel Stern's concept of the unconscious is so well interlaced with postmodern ideas."
December 4th, 2010: Partners in Thought: Working with Unformulated Experience, Dissociation and Enactment, with: Donnel B. Stern, PhD

"Excellent programs. Keep it up, APS."
November 13th, 2010: The Dilemma of Emotional Meaning: Old and New Perspectives from Psychoanalysis, Cognitive Science and Affective Nueroscience, with: Wilma Bucci, PhD

"What a great, laid-back Salon. Dr. Weisel-Barth was great fun."
October 23rd, 2010: Stuck — Choice and Agency in Psychoanalysis, with: Joye Weisel-Barth, PhD

"Dr. Lewis Aron's Salon was an unexpected gift. His depth, attention to detail and historical knowledge of the history of psychoanalyisis was way up there. Then, he knocked me out of my chair with his ideas, his facts and his data regarding Freud's descriptions of the early Psychoanalytic movement in Vienna. What a marvelous presentation!"
September 25th, 2010: Relational Psychoanalysis: An Oxymoron, with: Lewis Aron, PhD