Jan L. Fretland, LCSW (1950-2018)

We're sad to share the passing of faculty member and graduate Jan Fretland. A brief obituary is re-posted here courtesy of Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home:

Janet L. Fretland, 68, of Highland Park, born October 9, 1950, passed away unexpectedly on December 2, 2018 at Highland Park Hospital surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Donald; loving mother of Christopher and Katherine; loving daughter of the late Richard Van Arsdale Sr. and the late Vera Van Arsdale nee Bonardi; cherished sister of Joan Newmark of Plymouth, MA, Laura Jacobson of Libertyville, IL, Doug of Chicago, IL and the late Richard Jr.; dear aunt to many.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 3-6 pm at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Rd. Highland Park, IL. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 770 Deerfield Rd. Highland Park, IL 60035. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Lake Forest, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Parish.

For info or directions, please contact Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at 847-831-4260. (More details at the funeral home website here).

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Congrats, new graduates!

Friday, June 23 is Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis' graduation day for our certificate-granting programs. Congrats to our graduates of the Adult Psychotherapy Clinic Fellowship Program, Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program, Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program, Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Thought, and Psychoanalytic Education Program. 

Fundamentals is our newest course and we are pleased to report that six of those who completed the one-year program plan to continue psychotherapy or psychoanalytic study at the Institute.

Graduation takes place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 23 at the Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave., 22nd floor penthouse. Faculty and students who have not yet RSVP'ed but wish to attend, please check with Chris Susman to see if spots remain available to join us. 

To our grads, we wish you a bit of rest followed by a prosperous, healthy and interesting future! If you would like to become involved in our alumni committee, please complete this survey or check in with Chris.

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