Dialogues on...Children at Every Stage: Healthy Eating or Eating Disorders?

04/10/13 | 8pm

New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute

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New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute's Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis division continues the "Dialogues on..." series of discussions with leading child development experts.

Susan P. Sherkow, M.D. serves on the child psychiatry faculties of both Mount Sinai College of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition, she is a Training and Supervising Analyst at Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute as well as a Supervising Analyst and an Instructor in courses on Child and Adolescent Development at New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. For a number of years, Dr. Sherkow managed an Eating Disorders Developmental Nursery as part of her private practice of psychiatry and psychoanalysis. She has presented and published widely on the topics of "normal eating," "feeding disorders," and "the intergenerational transmission of eating disorders from mothers to children."

With the "Dialogues on..." series of discussions and Q&A, the NYC community has access to child development experts on relevant and pressing topics. The events are free and open to the public and are an integral part of NYPSI's commitment to community outreach. "Dialogues on..." events are geared towards professionals and parents who are involved with the care of children in the school and home environments. Educators, school administrators, community leaders, grandparents, and parents are welcome to attend. The "Dialogues on..." series is made possible by a generous donation to NYSPI from The Poses Family Foundation. Additional funding was received from The James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation in honor of Ms. Themis Dimon.

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