Podcast fora do sofá

On Fora do sofá encontramos psicanalistas que trabalham em unidades de diálise, clínicas pré-natais, salas de diretoria corporativa, centros comunitários, organizações humanitárias e com trabalhadores da vinha apenas para citar alguns. Esperamos que essas conversas ampliem nossa consciência de como o pensamento psicanalítico se estende às nossas comunidades. 

Fora do sofá
 é produzido e apresentado por Harvey Schwartz MD, Presidente do IPA em Health Committee, e Steven S. Rolfe MD.

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Episode 93: Fifty Years On, a Survivor of Torture Reflects on his Therapeutic Practice with John Schlapobersky, BA MSc

John begins our journey through his past by describing his family life before his arrest and torture at the age of 21 at the hands of the South African Security Police. We learn of his family’s longstanding history of opposition to political injustice. He then recounts his methods of survival during his imprisonment which included forming a ‘relationship’ with the brick he was forced to stand on for days and nights. He also internally relied upon his loving parents, his girlfriend, his Jewish identity, and The Sounds of Silence. He was held in solitary confinement and brutalized until his release to travel to Israel. After establishing his life in England, John eventually began training as a psychotherapist. He describes having life-changing personal treatments including two analyses and he has become a contributor to the field especially to the world of analytic group therapy. He shares with us vignettes of patients he has worked with and how he has turned ‘swords into plowshares’ in his efforts at transforming his own scars into the act of healing others.

Nosso convidado: John Schlapobersky, BA MSc is a psychoanalytic and couple psychotherapist and a group analyst accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. After many years in private practice at the Group Analytic Practice, he established his own Bloomsbury Psychotherapy Practice in 2009. He is also a training analyst and faculty member at the Institute of Group Analysis and an honorary research fellow at the Birkbeck College University of London. He has served as faculty at the London Centre for Psychotherapy, Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR) and is a founding member of the British Society for Couple Psychotherapists and Counsellors. He teaches internationally on topics that include group studies, psychoanalytic and relational theory, and trauma. His commitments include programs in Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Japan, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, and elsewhere. He was Program Chair for the Group Analytic Society Symposium in 2011: Cultures, Conflict, and Creativity. John was formerly a Consultant Psychotherapist for the Traumatic Stress Clinic, London, and The Medical Foundation for Victims of Torture which, as a founding trustee, he helped establish in 1985. It is now called Freedom From Torture, a leading human rights charity.

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6 setembro 2021