Judith Hamilton M.D., F.R.C.P. - Psychiatrist/Psychoanalyst - Freudian and Lacanian Orientation
FILM STUDIES

The French Lieutenant's Woman.  1981.  Directed by Karel Reisz; screenplay by Harold Pinter; based on the novel of the same name by John Fowles.  Paper presented in a series entitled Varieties of Love, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Extension program, May 27, 1988. 

Marianne and Juliane (Leaden Times) (The German Sisters).  1981.  Written and directed by Margarethe von Trotta.  Paper presented in a series entitled Images of Women, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Extension Program, February 24, 1989.

Witness.  1985. Directed by Peter Weir; written by William Kelley, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace.  Paper presented in a series entitled Images of Men, Toronto Psychoanalytic Extension Program, October 27, 1989.

The Family. (La Famiglia) 1987.  Directed by Ettore Scola; written by Graziano Diana,Ruggero Maccari, Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola.  Paper presented in a series called Cinematic Images of the Family, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Extension Program, October 26, 1990. 

EARLY PRESENTATIONS

Some Implications of Winnicott's Thought for Work with In-Hospital Patients.  Presented May 2, 1975, to Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

The Book of Job.  Presented in the Fall of 1978, to Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

Grandiose and Depressive Reactions to Loss.  Presented February 27, 1981, to Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada.

The Therapeutic Impasse.  Presented to the Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, September 29-October 1, 1982.

Ideas About Teaching Freud.   Part of Group Presentation of the Freud Teachers of the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis, October 15, 1997.  Other presenters were Anita Johnston, David Kligman, Ed Hamer.

DISCUSSIONS PRESENTED

Discussion of "My Brother's Keeper: Intensive Treatment of a Case of Delusional Merger" by Daphne Socarides Stolorow and Robert D. Stolorow (in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 1989)  November 12, 1988, to Psychotherapy Section of the Ontario Psychiatric Association.

Discussion of "The Etiology of Narcissistic Personality Disorder" by Joseph Fernando.  Scientific Meeting of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, January 12, 2000.

Discussion of "Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations" by Frank M. Lachmann (now in book form of the same title, Routledge, 2007)  Psychotherapy Section of the Ontario Psychiatric Association.

Discussion of "The Psychoanalytic Attitude: an Intention-Based Definition" by Howard Gorman.  Scientific Meeting of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, December 12, 2001.

Discussion of "Transforming Aggression Through the Analysis of Shame" by Estelle Shane.  Annual Day in Psychoanalysis, Toronto Psychoanalytic Society,  April 26, 2002.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Introduction for a Panel entitled "Crossing the Bar: a Lacanian Journey into Cinematic Terror" presented at the Day in Applied Psychoanalysis, "Terror in Art and Culture", sponsored in part by the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, October 5, 2002.  Other panel members: Geoff Miles, Charles Wells.

Hamlet's Desire: Psychoanalytic Interpretations Through the Generations, Stockbridge Lacanian Clinical Forum, May 26, 2006.
Canadian Psychoanalytic Society Workshop, June 8, 2007.
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Scientific Meeting, April 16, 2008.

Contributions to Technique from my Reading of Lacan, 
Stockbridge Lacanian Clinical Forum, Oct. 28, 2007.
Toronto Psychoanalytic Society Scientific Meeting, November 19, 2008.
 
Shakespeare’s Women in Film: Can a Woman Become a Desiring Subject?  Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, June 5, 2010.

"Something is Rotten..." in Hamlet's Denmark: Claudius as perverse and psychopathic character. Presented at the PsyArts International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, June 24, 2011.  Published in PsyArt Online Journal, July 11, 2011.  http://www.psyartjournal.com/article/show/hamilton-something_is_rotten_in_hamlets_denmark_c

Lacan Groups, Organizations and Resources: A Review of the Current Areas of Study.  Stockbridge Lacanian Clinical Forum, October 30, 2011.

Presentation at APW, October 2013, Boston, MA.  "The Imaginary in Clinical Practice".

Presentation at CSD7, February 2014, New York City, NY.  "Transference and the Semblant".

Presentation at APW, October 2014, Toronto, Canada.  "Modern Hysterics: Demands and Desires".

Presentation to Grand Rounds at Psychiatry Department, Syracuse Medical Centre, November 6, 2014.  "A Lacanian Contribution to the Treatment of Borderline Patients".

Presentation to Ontario Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, April 24, 2015, Toronto, Canada.  "Modern Borderlines: From Helplessness to Hopefulness".
 
 
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