Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Seminar: The Future of Childhood, Oct 25th, NYC

Courtesy Announcement

Saturday, October 25th: One Day Seminar
The Study of Children and Child Development from
Wilhelm Reich and A.S. Neill to the Present
Offered by The Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich
Kevin Hinchey: "The Orgonomic Infant Research Center: Resources in the Archives of the Orgone Institute." 
Kevin Hinchey is a Board Member - The Wilhelm Reich Infant Trust and Co-Director of The Wilhelm Reich Museum.

Dr. Philip W. Bennett: "The Orgonomic Infant Research Center in its Historical Context."
Philip Bennett, PhD, is a semi-retired college professor, currently teaching in the Graduate School of Education at Fairfield University, in Connecticut.

Dr. Harry Lewis: "An Orgonomic Developmental Model-Unifying The Work of Wilhelm Reich and John Bowlby."
Harry Lewis, EdD, is an orgone therapist in private practice and the co-director, with Daniel Schiff, of The Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich.  He has been a member of the faculty at the New School for Social Research for the past twenty-five years.

Dr. Dorothy Burlage: "A Video Presentation on Infant Assessment and Emotional Development."
Dorothy Burlage, PhD,  is a clinical psychologist in Boston who specializes in working with children and families.  She has held a variety of clinical, research, and teaching positions at Harvard for 35 years and has lectured and published articles about mothers and children.  She is a member of the Institute for Orgonomic Science.

Peter Jones: "Armoring and Childbirth."
Peter Jones is a  Registered Midwife in Preston, England. He is a lifelong student of orgonomy and has  a special interest in the prevention of armoring. He studied orgone therapy with Ola Raknes 1969-1970. Jones trained as a midwife in the UK National Health Service 1991-1993 and still works semi-retired in this service, using orgone therapy on the quiet to help women and their babies have a better experience of labor.

Dr. Daniel Schiff: "Contemporary Attachment Theory - An Orgonomic Perspective."
Daniel Schiff, Ph.D. is a psychologist in private practice in Portland, Oregon, with 31 years of experience in the practice of psychotherapy and orgone therapy.  He has taught courses on cognition and affect, developmental theory, attachment theory, and body psychotherapies at the Washington School of Professional Psychology in Seattle, and has given numerous lectures and presentations on topics related to Reich's work, psychotherapy, and orgone therapy.  You can find out more information about his work at   

Date:  Saturday, October 25, 2008     Time:  9:30 AM - 5:30PM.
Location:  Village Community School, 272 W 10th Street (Between Greenwich and Washington Streets), New York, NY. 10014.
Fee: Prior to 10/25: general public: $70; students and those requesting a scholarship: $50.
On the day of the seminar: general public: $80; students and those requesting a scholarship: $60.
To Register:  Call Dr. Harry Lewis at (212) 675-6592, or e-mail him at
Space is limited. Make out checks to Harry Lewis, Ed.D.  Send check along with your contact information to: Dr. Harry Lewis, 115 Charles Street, New York, N.Y. 10014.
Updated Information may be found on The Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich website:

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