June 19th 2015

The School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent’s University Hospital and the School of Medicine and Medical Science, UCD

invite you to

The ages of a child

A lecture by Dr. Michael Plastow (Melbourne)

followed by panel discussion

19th June 2015

2.30 pm to 5pm


The Education and Research Centre at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4

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


2.30 – 3.30: Lecture

3.30 to 4.00 Tea / Coffee

4.00 to 5.00: Panel responses and discussion

Advance registration is essential

REGISTRATION FEE: € 50 (Students and trainees: € 30)

EMAIL enquiries: tsop@ucd.ie 2

CPD points from The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and PSI CPD points for members of Irish Association of Social Workers

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