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In The Mood for Love 7:30 p.m.  |  View Full Calendar

Presented by Pranav Shah, M.D. & Afsaneh Alisobhani, Psy.D. (Pre-registration has closed)


In the Mood for Love is a tender love story about love itself. Set in Hong Kong and South-East Asia in the 1960s, it follows the connection and tensions between two neighbors whose paths cross often, but whose intentions rarely do.

Learning Objectives:

1.     Utilize their learning of the effects of Superego and its relationship to the social norms and ideals to the clinical situations.

2.     Understand the relationship between regret and revenge, and how that plays out in the lives of their patients.

Pranav Shah, M.D., is a psychiatrist and a psychoanalytic psychotherapist who is passionate about movies and their use in illustrating the fundamental principles of psychoanalysis. He has co-authored a psychoanalytic study of the films of the renowned Indian auteur, Satyajit Ray.


Afsaneh Alisobhani, Psy.D., is a training and supervising analyst at the Newport Psychoanalytic Institute, where she teaches courses on Fairbairn, Winnicott and Bion, as well as case consultation groups. She has a private practice in Irvine, California.