June 18th 2015

DBS Department of Psychotherapy

 is pleased to host

Psychoanalysis of the child: the bastard child of Psychoanalysis

A lecture by Dr. Michael Plastow (Melbourne)

followed by an open discussion

provoked by prepared questions

18th June 2015

19.30 to 22.00


DBS, Auditorium 1, 13/14 Aungier St. Dublin 2

Dr. Michael Plastow is a psychoanalyst working in private practice in Melbourne. He is an analyst of the Freudian School of Melbourne, School of Lacanian Psychoanalysis.  He also practices in the public sector as a child psychiatrist at the Alfred Child and Youth Mental Health Services in Melbourne where he leads a multi-disciplinary team.

He has published extensively in psychoanalytic, psychiatric, and academic literature, and frequently presents his work at colloquia and conferences in Australia, Europe, and Latin America.

Over a number of years he has convened a seminar on Psychoanalysis and the Child with Tine Nørregaard, also a psychoanalyst in The Freudian School of Melbourne. This collaboration has given rise to the writing of the book entitled What is a Child? Childhood, Psychoanalysis, and Discourse, Karnac, 2014.


19.20 – 19.30: Registration

19.30 – 19.45: Introduction

19.45 – 20.45: Lecture

20.45 – 22.00: Open Discussion

Advance registration is recommended

REGISTRATION FEE:        €25 (Students: €15)

EMAIL enquiries:             terry.ball@dbs.ie

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