Videoconference: Trauma and Primitive Mental States


Dates: Tuesdays, September 8, 22; October 6, 2020
Time: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm (EDT); 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (PDT)

Judy Eekhoff, PhD

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This seminar will review the processes of mentalization as they serve to bind anxiety and unconscious conflicts. Materials will be drawn from Ms. Eekhoff’s recent book: (2019), Trauma and Primitive Mental States: An Object Relations Perspective. London: Routledge. Discussion will include application to the current collective trauma evoked by the Coronavirus.