Meet Mark Solms
Keynote Speaker and Workshop Leader
Mark Solms, PhD, is the preeminent pioneer in neuropsychoanalysis, the cutting edge field that integrates modern neuroscience and psychoanalysis.
He is the authorized translator and editor of the forthcoming Revised Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 vols), and the Complete Neuroscientific Works of Sigmund Freud (4 vols). An engaging teacher and lecturer, Dr. Solms has trained students in workshops and seminars all around the world. His free online course “What Is A Mind?” has been attended by more than 10,000 students including members of CPSP.
In New York, Dr. Solms will help us to look in new ways at what Freud described as “the apparatus of the soul” in ways that will better our work as clinical chaplains and pastoral psychotherapists.
Professor Solms is chair of Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, the founder of the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society (2000), and founding editor of the journal Neuropsychoanalysis (1999).
The recipient of many awards, he has published over 300 articles and six books, including The Brain and the Inner World and The Feeling Brain.