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Program Title:Seven Types of Truth and Their Clinical Significance
Date:Monday, January 8, 2024
Time:07:30pm – 09:00pm PT
Presenter:Salman Akhtar, MD
Jefferson Medical College and Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia
Location:San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis
444 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(remote option is available)
Program Fee:Free
CME/CE:

1.5 CME/CE credits are available for free (for SFCP members) or for $18 (for non-members)

After the program ends, SFCP will email all participants a program evaluation form.  The completion of this evaluation form is required for everyone who requests CME/CE credits.  For non-members, you will be required to pay for the CME/CE credits after completing the evaluation form.

The psychoanalytic enterprise rests upon full self-disclosure on the patient’s part and the ethics of separateness, integrity, and benevolent curiosity on the analyst’s part. Honesty and its progenitor, truth, undergird this pact. It is therefore imperative for the analyst to be knowledgeable about what truth is.

Salman Akhtar, MD is Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College and psychiatrist an at the Jefferson University Hospital as well as a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Salman Akhtar has authored, edited, or co-edited more than 300 publications, including 100 academic books.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, the learners will be able to:

  1. describe seven types of truth.
  2. observe their impact upon the process of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
  3. utilize the resulting enhancemenbt of empathy for therapeutic purposes.

Accreditation Statement for CME/CE Sponsorship and Disclosure Statement​

APA and ACCME Accreditation Marks

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies* whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

*Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

—Updated July 2021—

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Psychologists attending SFCP events approved for CE credits may report AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward their CE requirements. Psychologists self-certify the number of hours they have completed on their renewal form (whether online or paper).

LCSWs/MFTs: The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis is a continuing education provider that has been approved by the American Psychological Association, a California Board of Behavioral Sciences recognized approval agency

Psychologists, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ on an hour for hour basis; see the program description for the maximum of credits awarded for each program.

Commercial Support: None

Program Co-Chairs:
Cheryl Goodrich, PhD & Henry Massie, MD

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