Will I Still Be Me: Reflections on Aging

Sandra Buechler, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

8:30am to 9:00am Registration
9:00am to 12:00pm Presentation

This course will explore some aspects of aging. Alterations in the body, modifications in the overall balance of emotions, losses of loved ones, and other changes may provide significant emotional challenges as we grow older.

These issues will be approached with particular focus on the effect of aging on the clinician.


OU College of Public Health
801 NE 13th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Map to the OU College of Public Health Auditorium

Registration by Mail

If you prefer to register by mail, please print off the following brochure and mail it with your check to: OSPS, PO Box 12683, Oklahoma City, OK 73157. If you have questions about registration, please email Trish Myers at triciamyers@cox.net.

Sandra Buechler Brochure

Learning Goals and Objectives

Participants will be able to:

1.To list some of the regularly recurring challenges of aging, focusing especially on those that can motivate people to seek therapeutic help.

2.To discuss some treatment approaches to help people access strengths to cope with these challenges.

3. To discuss how our own aging affects our clinical practice.


Sandra Buechler, Ph.D., is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the William Alanson White Institute.

She is the author of Clinical Values: Emotions that Guide Psychoanalytic Treatment, (Analytic Press, 2004), Making a Difference in Patients’ Lives, (Routledge, 2008), which won the Gradiva award, Still Practicing: The Heartaches and Joys of a Clinical Career, (Routledge, 2012), Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature, (Routledge, 2015) Psychoanalytic Reflections: Training and Practice (IPBooks, 2017) and, coming out this March, Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living, (Routledge, 2019).