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Today is the last day for the Early Registration fee of $65.00. Starting tomorrow, the fee will increase to $80.00.

Linking Seminar | 2023

Topic: Pure & Applied Psychoanalysis // Psychotherapy

Count Down to the Event:

Count down to 2023-11-11T16:00:00.000Z

Linking Seminar II

Saturday, 11/11/2023


This year, the seminar will take place at 1125 Franklin Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515.

This venue will have ample parking, is a short (3-5 minute) walk from the Main Street Downers Grove Metra Station, and has many places nearby to get food or coffee during the lunch break and/or if people want to hang out and socialize after the event.

To Prepare / Syllabus:

To prepare for the seminar, it would be a good idea to become familiar with the orienting texts below.

The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power

By Jacques Lacan

Chapter 22 in the Écrits (pp. 445-488).

A copy of the Écrits can be purchased via Amazon for about $30.00

Analysis Laid Bare

By Jacques-Alain Miller

One of the orienting texts we plan to use for the seminar is Analysis Laid Bare.

The Lacanian Press recently published this text and can be purchased via Amazon for $20.00

Pure Psychoanalysis, Applied Psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy

By Jacques-Alain Miller

Jacques-Alain Miller gave this lecture on the differences and similarities between the two different forms psychoanalysis can take and various forms of psychotherapy.

This text can be accessed online for free.

Guiding Principles for any Psychoanalytic Act

by Éric Laurent

A short text where Laurent describes eight distinct but related principles involved in any psychoanalytic act.

This text can be accessed online for free.

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