In Search of Memory with Jill Fischer, PsyA, APRN, BC, Michelle Seligson, M.Ed., and Soren Ekstrom, Ph.D.,
Come share and together let’s experience this “compelling blend of autobiography and science.”
The film, In Search of Memory is a portrait of the amazing life and work of the Nobel Prize winner, Eric Kandel, one of science’s greatest treasures and the most important neuroscientist of the 21st century.
We will literally travel back in time to Dr. Kandel’s native Vienna, Austria during the Nazi occupation to understand how his interest in psychoanalysis and neuroscience influenced his life. In his laboratory at Columbia University we will observe how Kandel and his colleagues demonstrate their research into how the brain records and preserves memory. Memory is the glue that binds our mental life together and provides a sense of continuity in our lives.
Cost: Free ($10 suggested donation)
Jill Fischer, PsyA, APRN, BC, IAAP, is a Jungian Analyst and a board certified advanced nurse practitioner with worldwide experience teaching and working with individuals and groups both in person and on the Internet. She is a training analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute-Boston and is president of the New England Society of Jungian Analysts (NESJA). Jill is the Director of Clinical Services at the Santa Barbara and Malinalco Healing Sanctuaries.
Michelle Seligson, M.Ed., IAAP is a Jungian analyst and member of the Training Board of the C.G. Jung Institute – Boston. From 1979 to 2007 she was a senior research associate at Wellesley College Centers for Women. She founded the National Institute on Out of School Time and authored several books, including Bringing Yourself to Work, a professional development resource for children care educators. In 2004 Micki joined Pamela Boll in producing a documentary film, Who Does She Think She Is? featuring five women artists whose work and experiences as artists, mothers, and community members were explored.
Soren R. Ekstrom, PhD., IAAP, is a clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst practicing in the Boston area. A graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute – Zurich, he is the past president of the CG JungInstitute of New York and currently a faculty member and instructor at the CG Jung Institute – Boston. He has published articles about psychoanalysis and neuroscience in various journals and is the author of a book about neurocognitive aspects of psychotherapy titled Memory and Healing, London: Karnac, 2014.
*IAAP (International Association for Analytical Psychology)
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