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Sunday, February 16 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Tensions between Erotic and Companionate Needs

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Each of us faces the internal contradiction between the need for the erotic and the need for security in relationships. This workshop seeks to define each impulse and its requisites. In this session, we will consider the solutions raised in the Jewish tradition and ask what Orthodoxy, in particular, has to teach us in this domain. Similarly, we will consider what secular wisdom and clinical psychology can contribute to our sexual and relationship educations.


Doreen Seidler-Feller

Doreen Seidler-Feller received her Ph.D from Ohio State in Clinical Psychology in 1980. Since that time she has been associated with the Human Sexuality Training Program at UCLA. For many years she has taught Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy to psychiatry residents. Her clinical practice draws heavily on her expertise in sexual difficulties among distinct populations, including Orthodox Jews and people with illness-related disabilities that... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2014 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Grove II

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