LitAnalysis: Reading Fiction with Freud at Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh5/19/2018 @ 2:00 PM - 12:00 AM Carnegie Library - Main (Oakland)
Discuss contemporary fiction with insight from professional psychoanalysts from the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. All are welcome. Discussions are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. This group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month, March through June, at 2:00 PM in the Director’s Conference Room at the Main Library in Oakland. May’s selection is The Round House by Louise Erdrich – When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, fourteen-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center is an accredited nonprofit educational organization that provides quality training and continuing education in psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy. The PPC serves as a resource to the community through education, consultation, and outreach programs. Discussion leader Mario Fischetti, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice specializing in psychoanalytic psychotherapies and psychoanalysis for alcohol and drug involved persons and their families. As a faculty member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center, he has taught a course called, “Freudian Theory and the History of Psychoanalysis,” to psychoanalysts-in-training. He is also a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School.