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Psychotherapy

Along with its wonders, life will present all of us with difficult challenges, losses, and other sources of painful and frightening emotion. Sometimes these challanges are "everyday," and sometimes they are "traumatic." I offer an understanding environment in which to help you with the difficulties and difficult feelings that you face.

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Forensics

I draw upon my expertise in both law and psychology to consult with patients, attorneys and courts on various matters that arise at the intersection of the civil and criminal legal system and the field of clinical psychology.

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Upcoming Events

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2018 Conference of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

By Dr. Peter Maduro, J.D., Psy.D. - Saturday, March 17, 2018

New York, New York, June 14 - 17

Dr. Peter Maduro will present a paper now provisionally entitled, "In Defense of Illusion", which examines the generative role of the imagination in the human person's tolerance of existential anxiety and terror (Angst). William Coburn, Ph.D.. will discuss Dr. Maduro's paper presentation, and offer his own distinctive thoughts on the topic of affect-tolerance from his distinctive psychoanalytic complexity perspective. The panel will be moderated by Mary Sussillo, LCSW. 

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2018 Conference of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

By Dr. Peter Maduro, J.D., Psy.D. - Saturday, March 17, 2018

New York, New York, June 14 - 17

Dr. Peter Maduro will present a paper now provisionally entitled, "In Defense of Illusion", which examines the generative role of the imagination in the human person's tolerance of existential anxiety and terror (Angst). William Coburn, Ph.D.. will discuss Dr. Maduro's paper presentation, and offer his own distinctive thoughts on the topic of affect-tolerance from his distinctive psychoanalytic complexity perspective. The panel will be moderated by Mary Sussillo, LCSW. 

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2017 Annual Conference of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Chicago, Illinois

By Dr. Peter Maduro, J.D., Psy.D. - Thursday, October 19, 2017

Dr. Maduro moderated the conference's first plenary panel, that included Drs. Steven Stern, Hazel Ipp, and Joye Weisel-Barth as presenters, addressing the current foundational assumptions and values in contemporary psychoanalytic Self-Psychology. 

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On Dignity

By Dr. Peter Maduro, J.D., Psy.D. - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Instead of a dignity inherent to the human person, and an associated duty to respect it, I find dignity and indignity taking form out of the indeterminate possibilities that characterize any moment of relating between people. Otherwise indeterminate possibilities take one form when a person relates with validating and valuing care for another and his suffering, and take a very different form when such person relates to the other with invalidating, degrading contempt or violence. I see no inherent human value, nor thus any given duty to protect it, but rather inherent possibility and thus human opportunity to steer it in one direction or another --for better or worse. 

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