The Closet Narcissist Personality:  Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” Jungian and Object Relations Theory


Date:  Sunday, January 16th, 2022

Time:  2:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Zoom link to be provided prior to event)

Dr. Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD., ABPP, D.Litt, NCPsyA, clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, the Founder and Executive Director of the Object Relations Institute (ORI).

In this paper, Dr. Kavaler-Adler defines and differentiates grandiose and closet narcissists. She draws upon object relations development as well as a discussion of Jungian perspectives to explore the origins and psychodynamics of the closet narcissist.  Dr. Kavaler-Adler will provide examples of such personalities drawn from film, literature, and clinical practice. When discussing her analytic work, Dr. Kavaler-Adler will illustrate how treatment can aid in transformation.

Free for IEA students & Members; $40 for all others.

No refunds are offered after registration is complete.

Advanced reservation required.  2.5 NYS CEs offered for LPs, LCATs, LMSWs and LCSWs. Proof of attendance is provided for all others.  It is the responsibility of the participant seeking CE credits to comply with requirements. Upon completion, a certificate of attendance will be emailed to all participants.

SKU: ClosetNarcissist Category:

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Non-IEA Member, IEA Student / Member

Event Details

Your ticket and a link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you after checkout.

Date: 01/16/2022

Start time: 02:00 p.m. EDT

End time: 04:30 p.m. EDT

Venue: Virtual