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Child Study Group

$25 Registration Fee           $50 Registration Fee             $250 All Sessions       
(except Anne Alvarez)          Anne Alvarez 
                                                (Each Session)  

The Child Study Group is inviting all who are interested in learning and sharing about working with children.
The Child Study Group is an open, bi-weekly, ongoing group with presentations of psychoanalytic cases, readings and discussions of issues with children and

This year, the Child Study group will continue discussions of “The Thinking Heart. ” As an addition, CFPS Child and Adolescent Analysts will join the sessions to present their own materials. Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P., author of “The Thinking Heart” will join us for sessions 9 and 10 (January and March 2020).

Goals and Objectives
  1. Define the impact of difficult to treat child patient.
  2. Discuss the various presentations of difficult to treat child patients and the implications for treatment
  3. Describe the process of engagement of the difficult to treat child patient.
  4. Identify treatment processes used by clinicians to reach the difficult to treat child patient and work with their families; reflecting on clinicians’ counter-transference responses.

Program Dates and Adolescent Analysts
September 13, 2019     James Bennett, MD
September 27, 2019     James Bennett, MD
October 11, 2019           Jay Alan Davis, MD
October 25, 2019          Jay Alan Davis, MD
November 08, 2019     Catherine Henderson, PhD
November 22, 2019     Fall Visiting Teacher TBD
December 20, 2019      Efrain Bleiberg, MD
January 03, 2020         Efrain Bleiberg, MD
January 17, 2020          Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P., Author of "The Thinking Heart"
January 31, 2020         Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P., Author of "The Thinking Heart"
February 28, 2020       Spring Visiting Teacher TBD

B. James Bennett, MD is a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychoanalyst in Private Practice. He is on the faculty for the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies and is a Training and Supervising Analyst in Child , Adolescent and Adult Psychoanalysis and Child Faculty Chair.

Fridays, 12:15-1:45 pm

Credit Hours awarded
1.5 per session, CFPS will require Evaluation Submission for the Study Group Series in exchange for a CME Certificate.

Child Study Group Registration Fee
The Child Study Group will require a registration and a $25 continuing education fees for each session for non-CFPS Child Candidates and Trainees. CFPS Candidates and Trainees will be invoiced for Child Study Group as part of tuition.

You can attend sessions via video or in person at
CFPS - Room 208,
 900 Lovett Blvd.
 Houston TX 77006

To join the Child Study Group 
no later than
Monday August 26, 2019

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 $25 Registration Fee                      (except Anne Alvarez)            

$50 Registration Fee with Anne Alvarez (Each Session) 

$250 All Sessions