10th annual Wallerstein Lecture to be held April 8

Noted psychoanalyst, researcher, and author Beatrice Beebe, PhD, will be featured as the speaker at this year’s Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, April 8 from 1 – 5 p.m. in Cole Hall on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus. Her keynote address, "Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Nonverbal Communication," will be followed by a question and answer session moderated by Marc Jacobs, MD, and discussion with Stephen Seligman, DMH.

Beebe is a Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute's Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, where she directs a basic research lab on mother-infant communication. She is also on the faculty of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center, the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, and the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She also currently serves as the director of the 9/11 Mothers and Young Children Project, a primary prevention program for mothers who were pregnant and widowed on September 11, 2001.

This event is free, but advance registration is requested. CME credit will be available. For further information, visit psych.ucsf.edu/wallerstein or contact Gina Martinez at (415) 476-7755 or [email protected].