The Second International Conference
in Jungian Child Analysis
12-14 March 2021
Clinical approaches to working with children and adolescents:
the challenges for contemporary child analysis
About the event
Two and a half days of high quality and stimulating presentations, panel discussions and workshops
12-14 March 2021
We are delighted to announce the forthcoming Second International Conference in Jungian Child Analysis, "Clinical approaches to working with children and adolescents: the challenges for contemporary child analysis", in Cambridge, Uk (12th-14th March, 2021). After the stimulating experience of the First Conference held in Moscow in 2019, the Second Conference is organized by the Society of Analytical Psychology supported by the International Association for Analytical Psychology.
Anne Alvarez, PhD
"100 years of child analysis. What we have learnt, where are we going?"
Ruth Ammann, Phd
“The therapeutical potential of Sandplay for clinicians: 40 years ago and today”
Francesco Bisagni, MD
“The fenceless field today: Neumann’s and Fordham’s legacies and the contemporary challenges of theory and technique”
Alessandra Cavalli, PhD
“Developments in the method of Infant Observation at the Society of Analytical Psychology: the nurturing mind”
Susanne Hommel, PhD
"The roots of early relational experiences in the development of a sense of self: the empirical versus the observed baby".
Graham Music, PhD
Adolescent Brains and States of Mind:
How ancient developmental tasks are affected by 21st century challenges. Cyberspace, stress, and emotional dysregulation through the lens of developmental science and psychotherapy
"Anna Freud’s 'double approach': combining direct observation with psychoanalytic reconstruction in early intervention in a therapeutic parent-toddler group"
Friday - March 12th
9.00 - 9.30
9.30 - 9.45
Jan Wiener (SAP)
Misser Berg, (IAAP)
Francesco Bisagni: “The fenceless field today: Neumann’s and Fordham’s legacies and the contemporary challenges of theory and technique”
10.30 - 11.15
Anne Alvarez: "100 years of child analysis. What we have learnt, where are we going?"
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 11.45
Jan Wiener (discussant)
11.45 - 12.15
Panel on Theory and Technique (a): “The robotic ego in pre-school and latency children: subjectivity and adaptation today between abuse and neglect” (2 speakers)
13.00 - 13.30
15.00 - 15.45
Panel on Theory and Technique (b): “Puberty and mid-adolescence: breakdowns, repetitiveness and failures in the process of growing” (3 speakers)
15.45 - 16.15
16.15- 16.30 Coffee break
16.30 - 18.00
Case discussions in small groups on specific clinical topics, Psychoses, Phobias, Early Traumas, etc., mainly focused on early childhood until early adolescence.
End of working sessions
“Childhood and adolescence in Art Song".
A masterclass with Richard Jackson, Andrew Robinson, Jan Wiener and young singers.
Call for papers
You are invited to submit your proposals for presenting in one of the breakout sessions or panels. Proposals for panels should follow the general titles of panels. Topics proposed for breakout sessions are left open. All contributions should have a clinical orientation well supported by theory, and should be no longer than twenty minutes. Deadline for proposal submission is September 30th, 2020.
Proposals should be 500 words in length.
Email your proposal to by clicking below.