Couple & Family Section – Open Lectures 2023- Polish Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Dear Delegates,
On behalf of the Couple and Family Section of the Polish Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, we remind you of the open lectures in 2023. For more info click the box below or visit the website
The next open lecture coming up on 29 May, 8 PM CET. is Dr. Magdalena Fosse» Contextualization Relational of Polyamory and Consensual Nonmonogamy»
To participate in the lecture go to
The cost of participation in the lecture is 25 euros. After registering and paying for the lecture, you will receive one e-mail with confirmation of registration, another e-mail with confirmation of payment and a third e-mail with a link to the lecture on the Zoom platform. If you do not receive the link to the lecture immediately after making the payment, you should immediately notify PTPP by e-mail to the address
For further questions please contact the organisers or delegate Iwa Magryta-Wojda (
ABOUT: The Open Lecture on 29 May AT 8 PM CET.
Dr. Magdalena Fosse is a clinical psychologist, sexologist, certified AASECT (American Association for Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) sex therapist and educator.She graduated from psychology at the Jagiellonian University and Harvard University, and then earned her doctorate at William James College in Boston. In addition, she completed training in Gestalt psychotherapy at the Gestalt Institute in Oslo. She is interested in the use of psychedelics in medicine and is currently training in Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy.Dr. Fosse is president of the Psychodynamic Couples and Families Institute of New England (PCFINE) in Boston. PCFINE offers postgraduate training for mental health professionals interested in couples and family therapy.In her private practice in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Dr. Fosse welcomes individuals and couples of all genders, races, cultures, and sexual orientations who are struggling with sexuality, intimacy, and distance in a relationship. In her work, Dr. Fosse combines psychodynamic theory, attachment therapy, interpersonal neuroscience, and mindfulness-based approaches. She specializes in particular in polyamory and consensual non-monogamy. She wrote a book about it called The Many Faces of Polyamory: Longing and Belonging in Concurrent Relationships.Dr. Fosse’s passion and area of interest is the connections between normative and non-normative approaches to love and life, and what we can learn from these connections.What will the lecture be about?«Relationships are changing enormously. In the past, the concept of a couple usually involved two people who are devoted to each other in a monogamous relationship. However, today the concept of a couple and what it means to be in a relationship is becoming more fluid and varied. In this lecture, Dr. Fosse will focus on the relational alternatives to monogamy that are becoming more common, she will describe the various forms of consensual non-monogamous relationships, with a particular focus on polyamory, emphasizing the dynamic between opportunity and excitement and rejection and division that underlies these relationships. Her extensive experience in working with consensually non-monogamous individuals and couples, supplementing the theoretical material with clinical examples. ), the energy of the new relationship, meeting the criteria of the relationship vs. relational development.