Baltimore 2005

New Psychoanalytic Responses in our work with Organizations and Society

Chair: Paula Singer

Program

Baltimore, Maryland
College of Notre Dame of Maryland
June 17-19

Friday June 17, 2005

8:00 am Registration (office open until 5:00 pm)

7:45 – 8:45 am Social Dreaming Matrix

David Armstrong and Susan Long, Ph.D.

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions

Paula M. Singer, Ph.D., Symposium Chair
Mary Pat Seurcamp, Ph.D., President, College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Kenneth Eisold, Ph.D., ISPSO President

9:30 am Plenary Presentation:

Understanding organizations as complex responsive processes of relating
Dr. Ralph Stacey (UK)

11:00 am Morning Break

11:15 am Parallel Session 1
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

Giving birth to the new — the necessary destructiveness of creativity: Lessons learned consulting to the advertising industry
Jon Stokes and Richard Jolly (UK)

Freud meets Mammon or open dialogue — an applied psychoanalytic model for experimentation and learning.
David Benelbaz and Jarl Råstrand, M.Sc. (Sweden)

Strategies for productive pairing between client and consultant: Developmental or defensive?
Don Ronchi and Mal O’Connor, Ph.D. (USA)

The Emperor's New Clothes: Reflective Practice and Outcome Measurement in the Organization of Addictions Treatment
Patrick Kent, M.S. and Ernest Frugé, Ph.D. (USA)

Bion’s group legacy: Conceptions and misconceptions
Robert M. Lipgar Ph.D. (USA)

“It is new, and it has to be done!” Socio-Analytic thoughts on betrayal and cynicism in organizational transformation
Dr. Burkard Sievers (Germany)

12:30 pm Lunch Special Lunchtime Session (optional):

Excerpts from "Some Kind of Monster," the documentary movie about the rock band Metallica.
A conversation with Phil Towle, the therapist/consultant whose work with the band is depicted in the film

2:00 pm Parallel Session 2
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

The Bishop and the hack -- dealing with countertransference: Hate in a case of modern psychoanalytic consultancy
Rev. Dr. Wallace Neil Fletcher, Jr. (USA)

"Bottomness" in the consulting engagement: New explorations into experience, theory and intervention
Elizabeth Hansen and Chatham Sullivan (USA)

Collective working through: The role and function of memorialization
Laurence J. Gould, Ph.D. (USA)

Desire at work or desire for work?
Dr. Gilles Arnaud and Roland Guinchard (France)

Reality and fantasy in online forums
Murray Gordon (USA)

Let me introduce myself: Theme and variations
Stanley Gold, M.D. (Australia)

3:15 pm Break

3:45 pm Special Interest Groups

Meet with colleagues sharing your work or interest in coaching, publishing and getting published, academia/research, consultation, psychoanalysts transitioning to a role as organizational consultant or coach. Space will be available for those sharing other interests.
Facilitators include: Miranda Allcock, Marisa Guerin, Richard Jolly, Larry Gould, Ed Klein, Aaron Nurick, and Kathleen Pogue White

4:45 pm Break

5:00 – 6:00pm Dialogue Forum

Marlene Spero, Ph.D. and Dr. Gilles Amado

6:30 bus leaves for Baltimore Orioles Baseball Game

Saturday June 18, 2005

8:00 am Registration (office open until noon)

8:00 am – 9:00 am Social Dreaming Matrix

David Armstrong and Susan Long, Ph.D.

9:15am Parallel Session 3
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

Developing another ear: Using organic metaphors to understand organizations
Thor Mann, Psy D (USA)

Exploring the contributions of a psychoanalytic approach to working in organizations
Leslie Reed Shields, MSW, Bernard Gertler, Ph.D. and Fernande Faulkner (USA)

Developing executive insight: A psychoanalytically-informed approach to coaching abrasive executives
Laura Crawshaw, L.C.S.W. (USA)

Advanced health care planning: What do the doctors think and feel?
Carolyn Cooper (Australia)

Choice for all or yet another Holy Grail? The analysis of health policy formulation and implementation in the British National Health Service
Marianna Fotaki, M.D. and Paula Hyde, Ph.D. (UK)

Lost in transition: A psychoanalytic exploration of object attachment in today’s post-modern organizations
Rose Redding Mersky (USA)

10:30 am Morning Break

11:00 am Parallel Session 4
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

Consulting to senior level women and the organizations they work for – is psychoanalysis up to the challenge?
Shelley Reciniello, Ph.D (USA)

The centre and circumference of all knowledge: The use of poetry as a tool of countertransference in organizational knowing and consulting
Howard F. Stein, Ph.D. (USA)

AeroDynamics: Toward a new Crew Resource Management (CRM) model
Dr. Amy L. Fraher (USA)

When she lost her temper: A new look at conditions for learning from experience
Ellen Ramvi (Norway)

Sibling dynamics — a new dimension in the systems psychodynamics of organizations
Steen Visholm, Ph.D. (Denmark)

Hysteria and truth in the politically correct organization: The case of the Burkett memo debacle at CBS News
Howard S. Schwartz, Ph.D. (USA)

12:15 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Parallel Session 5
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

Changing strategies, changing personal values: The impact of a corporate change initiative on the employees, their families and the community
Mariquita Blumberg, Ross Clinchy, Ph.D., Marc Maltz, Nancy Penner, and Annie Marks (USA)

The emotional challenges of working in a collaborative system: The bumpy road from competition to collaboration
Silvia Prins, Ph.D. (Belgium)

Jouissance in an evermore stressful world
Martin Bicknell and Dr. Andreas Liefooghe (UK)

Sad, mad or bad: What new approaches should we take to study organisational states-of-mind?
Susan Long, Ph.D. (Australia)

Revisiting the boundary construct: New research from the field
Chatham Sullivan, Ph.D. (Pennsylvania, USA)

Taking power to the edge of the organisation: re-forming role as praxis Philip Boxer, Ph.D. (UK) and Carole Eigen, Ph.D. (USA)

2:45 pm Break

3:15 pm Plenary Presentation:

School shootings: Perpetuators, victims and bystanders. The hidden structure of educational organizations
Dr. William Pollock (USA)

4:45 pm Break

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Dialogue Forum

Marlene Spero, Ph.D. and Dr. Gilles Amado

7:00pm Bus for Harbor Dinner Cruise

Our private ship, The Prince Charming, boarding at 7:30pm will leave the Baltimore Inner Harbor at 8:00pm. The ship returns at 11:00 pm. There will be music, dancing and a fabulous buffet to be shared with friends as we sail and see the sights. Our cruise includes a scenic narrated tour of Baltimore’s historic Harbor as well as its beautiful City skyline.

Sunday June 19, 2005

8:00 am – 9:00 am Social Dreaming Matrix

David Armstrong and Susan Long, Ph.D.

9:15 am Parallel Session 6
Please note: The first 3 presentations are case or practice issues. The remainder are theory or research papers.

Role, mission & the capacity for reflective thought
James Krantz, Ph.D. (USA)

Adventures in transference and countertransference: Case studies of a psychoanalyst executive coach and his CEO clients
Jeffrey Lynn Speller, M.D. (USA)

From club to organization: Transforming the A. K. Rice Institute
Debra A. Noumair and Barbara B. Winderman (USA)

Work in progress: Overcoming enmity and paranoia, a synthesis of contributions to psychoanalytic thinking from other fields of knowledge
Lilian A.J. Hupkens (Netherlands)

Management control and organizational psychoanalysis
Dr. Thibault de Swarte and Dr. Alain Amintas (France)

Global dynamics: Implications for organisations Lionel F. Stapley Ph.D. (UK)

10:30 am Morning Break

11:00 am Plenary Presentation:

Creating an intergenerational firm: A case study of working through old and new ideas in real time Debbie Bing, Elizabeth Blaylock, Tom Gilmore, Ph.D. Larry Hirschhorn, Ph.D., Mal O'Connor, Ph.D. and Chatham Sullivan, Ph.D. (USA)

12:30 pm Symposium Closing

Closing of the 2005 Symposium, Paula M. Singer, Ph.D
Presidential Transition, Ken Eisold, Ph.D. and Dr. Burkard Sievers
Preview of 2006 Amsterdam Symposium, Jeroen Muller, 2006 Symposium Chair

1:00-2:00pm Lunch