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Saturday, September 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. , TICP presents: Oedipus Wrecks: Infidelity as Manic Defense, Shelley Nathans, Ph.D.
Location: Innis Town Hall Theatre, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON, M5S 1J5
About the Day
The paths leading to infidelity in a couple’s relationship are manifold and diverse; there is no singular cause, no simple, linear route.
Using a contemporary Kleinian framework, Shelley Nathans, Ph.D. will present her ideas on the theory and technique of working with couples struggling with infidelity.
Morning Address: Infidelity as Manic Defense
The paths leading to infidelity in a couple’s relationship are manifold and diverse; there is no singular cause, no simple, linear route. Using a contemporary Kleinian framework, Dr. Nathans will present her paper in which she describes some of the important theoretical issues relevant to understanding affairs.
Afternoon Address: Frozen loss and failure to mourn: A discussion and screening of an edited version of the film “45 Years”.
The theme of loss and mourning in the life of the couple will continue through the viewing of a short, edited version of the 2015, Andrew Haigh film, 45 Years. This will be followed by Dr. Nathans' commentary on the dynamics of the couple portrayed in the film and a subsequent hour-long audience discussion.
For more information please visit www.ticp.on.ca or call TICP directly at 416.288.8060, or email firstname.lastname@example.org