Santa Fe July 30-August 3, 2012

Dear Colleague, We invite you to join us for our exciting, stimulating, life-affirming conference in Santa Fe July 30- August 3, 2012. Our meeting will be held at La Fonda on the Plaza, one of Santa Fe’s finest hotels. The presentations will probe into the relationships between the artists’ psychodynamics and the Art they will create. The Santa Fe Opera will perform Puccini’s Tosca and Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers while we are there. Santa Fe is alive in the summer with Opera, Fine Restaurants, Museums and the colorful Plaza across the street from our hotel. Monday July 30, 2012 Coffee will be available each day prior to the presentations Welcome: Jacqueline Panter 8:30AM The Co-Evolutionof the Upper Limb and Brain: Possible Implications for Art and Music Therapy.” Stephen Baird, MD 9:30 Arts In The Holocaust – Testimony, Reconciliation And Healing Carol Baird, MA 10:45-12:45 Mozart: The Mind and Music of a Genius. Piano Presentation Richard Kogan MD 2:00-4:00 Discussion Groups: Monday & Thursday Tuesday July 31st 8:30 Termination Issues in Psychotherapy: How Much Is Enough? John Graham, MD 9:30 Creativity & Couples: Using Movie Messages in Marital Treatment Valerie Shinbaum, MS, LPC 10:45-12:45 “The Creative Brain”: A Neurologist Looks at George Gershwin and the Biology of Creativity.” Presentation with Piano Samuel H. Markind, MD 2:00 In the Eye of the Beholder: The Psychology of Blindness & Visual Impairment Nalin Mehta, MD 3:00 Creating Sacred Space: Rescuing Death from Medicalization. Hanno W. Kirk, PhD, LICSW Wednesday August 1st 8:30 Revered Genius or Social Outcast? The Pain and Privilege of the Gifted Mind – Shelley Joy, MA, LMFT, LPCC 9:30 “The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysyis” in the Making of Modern American Culture” Lois Rudnick PhD 10:45 Creativity: What is it and How Do We Measure it?”” John Goff, MD 11:45 Talk, Wine & Psyche-Dionysus, Transcendence & Madness Rod Birney,MD:Suzanna Nadler M.Ed 2:00 Writing Off Old Age: The Joys and Trials of Creative Writing in Retirement John Meeks, MD and Bethany Baxter 3:00 Becoming a Person of Destiny: Discovering & Fulfilling Life’s Purpose,” Ken Hultman, EdD, LPC Thursday August 2nd 8:30 The Clinician’s Use Of Self & The Therapeutic Alliance In Couple’s Therapy.”Roy Resnikoff, MD 9:30 Creativity in the Family: Art and How it Heals in the Face of Addiction and Mental Illness Rosemary Daniell, MA and Laura Daniell, MD. 10:45 The Healing Power Of Sacred Music: Meditations, Mantras, And Music Robyn Greene, LMFT 11:45 Tributaries of consciousness: From Shamanism to Near-Death Experiences Mitch Leister MD & Rev. Steve Alsum For information about The Mary Lou Panter Scholarship: (tuition, transportation, lodging and $500), please see our website Creativityandmadness.com Marina London, PhD 10:30 Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: The Promise of Narrative Psychiatry Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD Saturday Marina London Sunday & Monday Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD 18 Hours of Continuing Education Cost $495 For More Conference Information:www.aimed.com (800) 348 8441 Travel Information: The Travel Station (800) 990 2282

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