The Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy presents, with the support of The Center for Psychological Research and Services of Boğaziçi University:

Psyhoanalytic Visions. A symposium to be held on Oct. 22-23, 2005 at Boğaziçi University.
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"Pregnancy: The first steps to motherhood - expectations, changes, hopes and fears".

A series of group meetings with the above title will start in October-November, 2005. Topics to be covered include physical and psychological changes awaiting mothers-to-be, relations with spouses and families, the role of the mother before and after the birth, fantasies about the baby. The goal is to help mothers-to-be-to spend a healthy, happy and informed pregnancy, and to be prepared for the birth and its aftermath.

Participants: Pregnant women at any period of pregnancy (8-10 people).
Duration: Two hours per week for six weeks; specific times to be determined..
Fee : 250,00 YTL per person
Therapists: Clinical Psychologists Ebru Ilıcalı and Alin Yıldızlı.