Colette Soler, PhD
Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9AM-5PM
This program is jointly sponsored by the Washington School of Psychiatry and the Lacanian Forum of DC. Two additional events are sponsored by the Lacanian Forum, one the day before and one the day following Saturday's program. See details in the schedule below. Registration for these additional events will be handled by the Lacanian Form, please contact Devra Simiu if you wish to participate in these.
Continuing Education Credit Hours
WSP or Lacanian Forum Member $120
WSP current student $60
Other students please contact the administrative office
At the Washington School of Psychiatry, 5028 Wisconsin Ave NW #400, Washington DC 20016
We know very well the narcissism of the image that Lacan inaugurated with his "Mirror Stage." But later he moved on to an enlarged, fuller conception of narcissism, more suited to the subjectivity of the time. It engages the body in all of its dimensions, which extend from scopic contemplation to affirmation of the self, not without mobilizing desires and drives.
Participants will be able to:
- Define “Mirror Stage” and “narcissism of the image.”
2. Explain the clinical relevance of Lacan’s “Mirror Stage” theory.
3. Describe what is meant by a “new reading of the myth of Narcissus.”
4. Describe Lacan’s expanded theory of narcissism and how it is used in clinical work.
5. Describe what is meant by the “industry of narcissism” in contemporary culture.
6. Distinguish between the common notion of self-esteem and Lacan’s unique
concept of affirmation of the self and its clinical relevance.
Preeminent spokesperson of the Lacanian field, analysand of Jacques Lacan, Dr. Colette Soler teaches and practices psychoanalysis in Paris. Agrégée of the University, she holds doctorates in Philosophy and Psychopathology and has taught both at the University level. She is the author of numerous articles and books. A number of her books are currently available in English translation: What Lacan Said about Women (The Other Press,2006); Lacan: The Unconscious Reinvented (Karnac Books, 2014); and The Lacanian Affects (Routledge, 2016).
Day one: Friday June 29, 2018
2:00—4:30PM. Fee $30 payable to the Lacanian Forum,
Contact Devra Simiu to attend.
At Outpatient Clinic of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
Colette Soler: Live clinical interview with an outpatient
Followed by discussion
Day two: Saturday June 30, 2018
Register for this jointly sponsored event via the button on this page.
At tThe Washington School of Psychiatry
Schedule for June 30, 2018 at the Washington School
9:00—9:30AM Registration and Coffee
9:30—10:45AM Colette Soler: Plural Narcissism
11:00AM—12:15PM Questions and Discussion
1:30—3:00PM theoretical presentation, followed by
discussion, presenter TBA
3:30—5:15PM Concluding discussion
7:00PM FESTIVE DINNER
Contact Devra Simiu for details
Sunday July 1, 2018
For Clinicians/Forum Members 10:00AM.—2:30PM
At the Home of Wilfried Ver Eecke
Fee $30 payable to the Lacanian Forum,
Contact Devra Simiu to attend.
10:00—10:15AM Registration and Coffee
10:15—11:00AM Case presentation
11:00AM—12:00PM Comments and Discussion
1:00—2:30PM Forums of the United States, discussion of issues and
Cancellations and Refunds
Refunds will be made for cancellations received at the School office in writing at least 10 days before the seminar date and are subject to a non-refundable administrative fee of $50.
Who should attend?
The workshop is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, physicians, medical students, and other graduate students.
The Washington School of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Washington School of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The School is approved by the Social Work Board of the State of Maryland as a provider of continuing education for social workers in DC, MD, VA and WV.
The Washington School of Psychiatry has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6388. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Washington School of Psychiatry is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
The Washington School of Psychiatry is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Washington School of Psychiatry designates each session for a maximum of ___ AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Commercial Support and the Unlabeled use of a commercial product. No member of the planning committee and no member of the faculty for this event have a financial interest or other relationship with any commercial product.