Author Judith Viorst

By AM Northwest Staff

Do you want to take a nice little peek at the best-selling author's personal life? Today we had Judith Viorst, author of the children’s classic Alexander and the Terrible,. Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, on our show.

Watch our video and find out what she has to say!

She is going to be giving two lectures Friday and Saturday. Here are the details:

"Grown Up Marriage and Parenting Our Children" are presented by the Oregon Psychoanalytic Center (OPC), and is co-sponsored by the Catlin Gabel School, the OHSU Department of Psychiatry and Department of Child Psychiatry, and the Benson Hotel. Mrs. Viorst’s Friday lecture is from 7 to 9 pm, and her Saturday lecture is from 10 am to 12 pm, both at the Catlin Gabel School, 8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland. Admission for one talk is $25, or $40 for clinicians wanting continuing education credit; admission for both talks is $40, or $70 for clinicians wanting continuing education credit. Admission can be paid for in advance at OPC (2250 NW Flanders Street, Suite 312, Portland, OR 97210, 503-229-0175), or at the door (cash or checks only). Doors will open at 6:30 pm on Friday, and 9:30 am on Saturday. The lectures are open to the public.

The Oregon Psychoanalytic Center is a non-profit education and community outreach organization. OPC offers extensive Continuing Education courses to mental health professionals throughout the year, and also offers arts-related talks through OPC Art Outreach, which furthers appreciation for psychoanalytic ideas in connection with the arts.

The Oregon Psychoanalytic Institute (OPI) is the Center’s formal four-year psychoanalytic training program, which educates mental health professionals in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. OPC also offers a two-year certificate program in adult psychoanalytic psychotherapy through its new Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program, as well as the Secure Beginnings Program, which trains licensed psychotherapists in the direct treatment and intervention of the mother-infant pair.

For more information about the Viorst lectures or other OPC events, please contact Erika Jacobson (503-229-0175), or to visit the OPC website click here.

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