Program of the EPI School in Erkner (near Berlin, Germany)

Scenic understanding – it’s meaning at the beginning and in the course of a psychoanalytic process

4th Annual Integration Summer-School of the EPI

23rd – 29th of June 2018 in Erkner/Berlin (Germany)


Saturday, 23rd of June 2018  

Arrival, Welcome-Dinner 19.30

Sunday, 24th of June 2018

Morning: 8.30

OPENING OF THE SCHOOL:Maria Johne (Deutsche Psychoanalytische Vereinigung, President); Klaus Grabska (Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft, President); Igor Kadyrov (European Psychoanalytic Institute, Director); Endel Talvik (European Psychoanalytic Institute, Associate Director)

Morning: 09:00  

Scenic understanding as a methodic and conceptual link between psychodynamic theory and therapeutic technique

Speakers: Heinrich Deserno (Germany)

Discussant: Christa Hack (Germany)

Chair: Igor Kadyrov (Russia)


Speech and speechlessness in scenic representation

Clinical workshop by Ilia Borovikov (Germany)

Chair: Alexander Uskov (Russia)


Supervision etc. …

Monday, 25th of June 2018   

Morning: 09:00

Speaking through body and voices of silence. Marie`s steps to the couch.

Speakers: Ewa Kobylinska-Dehe (Germany)

Discussant: Tomas Kajokas (Lithuania)

Chair: Christoph E. Walker (Germany)

Afternoon: 14:00 – ca 17:00

In the afternoon round-tour through Berlin by bus: ‚Psychoanalysis in Berlin’ (Speakers: Ludger Hermanns/Regine Lockot). There will be a panel inauguration in honor of Mosche Wulff.

Afterwards (late afternoon and evening) free time in Berlin for everybody;

or time for supervision etc. …).

Tuesday, 26th of June 2018

Morning: 09:00

My battery is flat!” Some considerations about „scenic understanding” of Smartphone Interaction in the course of a psychoanalytic process

Speakers: Anna Gätjen-Rund (Germany)

Discussant: Aleksandra Mirza (Ukraine)

Chair: Endel Talvik (Estonia)


Psychoanalysis with elderly patients: peripheral speciality or central element of our practice?

Clinical workshop by Eike Hinze (Germany)

Chair: Kitty Schmidt (Austria)


Movie: ‘All is lost’ (2013 ; Reg. J.C. Chandor)

Introduction by Christoph E. Walker (Germany)

Chair: Annakatrin Voigtländer (Germany)

Wednesday, 27th of June 2018

Morning: 09:00 

Resistance, Role-Responsiveness and Understanding of the Scene

Speakers: Ingo Focke (Germany)

Discussant: Endel Talvik (Estonia)

Chair: Eva Schmidt-Gloor (Switzerland)


Vitreous Defense. Trying to get into contact with an overanxious, shy girl.

Clinical workshop by Barbara Strehlow (Germany)

Chair: Anna Kravtsova (Ukraine)


Supervision etc. …

Thursday, 28th of June 2018

Morning: 09:00

Preventing forgetfulness

Speakers: Maria Johne (Germany)

Discussant: Mischa Pustovoyt (Ukraine)

Chair: Christa Hack (Germany) 


The scene in the beginning of the first interview. Considerations with clinical examples.

Clinical workshop by Sigrid Weidlich (Germany)

Chair: Renate Kelleter (Germany)


Dinner and Dance

Friday, 29th of June 2018

Breakfast ; Farewell

Friday, 29th of June 2018


Clinical Workshop for Child Psychoanalysis

Morning: (09:00 – 10:30)

Scenic Understanding in the first Meeting with Children or Adolescents

Speakers: Renate Kelleter (Germany)

Discussant: Elina Zimina (Russia)

Chair: Sigrid Weidlich (Germany)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee

11:00 – 12:00 Discussion

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch


13:00 -14:30

Scenic Understanding and the Psycho-Analytical Process

Speakers: Ulrike Jongbloed and Douve Jongbloed:

Discussant: Svetlana Chaeva (Russia)

Chair: Renate Kelleter (Germany)

14:30 – 15:30 Discussion


and  Friday, 29th of June – Saturday, 30th of June 2018