Connecting to Cope

Four Zoom Sessions:

Thur., Mar. 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 2021, 6:30-8:30 pm MDT (Denver time)

Surviving and Thriving Through a Pandemic: Connecting, Coping and Communicating

COVID-19 upended our daily lives and long-term plans in unexpected, profound and challenging ways. We have been coping with fear, uncertainty, stress and loneliness for months on end. Living through the strain of prolonged trauma influences our mental health. More specifically, what are the emotional and developmental challenges for each generation: Children, adolescents, our parents and [...]

By |January 28th, 2021|Presentations|

Privacy and Confidentiality with Children, Adolescents and Parents with Shoshana Shapiro Adler, Ph.D. (Salon)

May 12, 2020, 7:15 PM MDT (Denver time)

This salon is free and open to all interested mental health professionals and students. The Denver Psychoanalytic Society is holding this Salon via Zoom.

Pandemic and Pandemonium

An open discussion group for parents who are working and schooling from home

May 6, 13 and 20, 2020 6:30-7:30 PM
For parents of preschoolers to high schoolers. Registration is limited to 15 people.

Click here to register in advance for this meeting.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Emotional effects of physical punishment even with maternal warmth

According to cross-cultural research, childhood anxiety and aggression as a result of physical punishment may increase with maternal warmth.

Psychodynamic psychotherapy: How learning about your mind can help your life

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: How learning about your mind can help your life

Dr. Deborah Cabaniss writes here about how learning about the unconscious mind can help your relationships and the rest of your life.

What is Psychoanalysis? A short animated film.

“What is Psychoanalysis?” A short film by the AudioVisual Project of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, UK

One woman’s experience with psychoanalysis:

My Freudian Slip into

I have had the opportunity to experience many types of therapy for my mental illness. I had an image of a psychoanalyst in my head. Probably similar to yours. Patient lying on couch, him with the ubiquitous pipe between his…

Childhood wishes and the Wizard of Oz

Exploring the wish to be strong and independent and the wish to return to a loving, protective mother in the film The Wizard of Oz.


The Wizard of Oz: Leaving and Returning, There’s No Place Like Home by H.H. Stein

How to motivate a child with Executive Dysfunction

This article focuses on what teachers and parents can do to help a child gain a sense of competence.

The Body Unconscious

The Body Unconscious:
Relaxation, Flexibility and Awareness in Action,
A Stress Reduction Course
Taught by Shoshana Adler, Ph.D.

As therapists, we are familiar with the unconscious mind, but how aware are we of our own bodies and how they respond to daily work with emotional distress?

This program consists of a unique approach to stress reduction to develop deep breathing, flexibility and relaxation in movement.

Tailored for mental health professionals

●Who may be familiar with stress reduction and want the [...]

By |January 19th, 2014|Presentations|