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OBJECT RELATIONS STUDY GROUP SERIES 2019-2020
Essential Concepts in Psychodynamic Thinking & Practice Participants will be able to Identify two aspects of analytic psychotherapy practice that are supported by empirical research. Fall Series: Sexual Development Monday, Sept 16, 2019 -- Gender as a Social Construct Monday, October 21, 2019-- Sexual Development course objectives: 1). Distinguish between core morphological or core gender identity, gender role identity, and sexual partner orientation. Give one example of each. 2. List 1 reason that essentialism is problematic in understanding gender 3. List 1 reason that constructivism is problematic in understanding gender 4. Name 2 of the components of the developmental line of gender identity according to Tyson and Tyson November 18, 2019 -- Therapeutic Blunders course objectives: 1. List 3 reasons a psychoanalyst/therapist is often going to make mistakes or “get it wrong.” 2. Name the 4 forms a patient uses to express criticism.
Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 --Ethical Considerations for Clinical Practice course objectives: 1. Name 2 aspects of a countertransference enactment. 2. List 3 ways in which Dr K’s analyst violated analytic boundaries.
Spring Series: Infant Trauma
Monday, February 17, 2020 -- Infant trauma in the Adult Clinical Encounter course objectives: 1. Name 2 organizing principles of interaction based on Beebe’s concepts using infant research to inform adult treatment. 2. Name 2 features of “interactiveness” in a psychodynamic treatment based on infant research integrated with adult treatment.
Monday, March 16, 2020 -- Waiting to be Born: The Adult Infant in Psychoanalysis course objectives: 1). Name 3 traumatic experiences of an infant which mark the personality. 2). Describe 2 ways unbearable psychic pain is defended against in the infant. 3). List 2 ways a second skin protects the infant.
Monday, April 20, 2020 -- Infant Birth Trauma: When Things Aren't Quite Right course objectives: 1). Describe 2 components from Winnicott’s theory on the significance and function of the mother/infant dyad. 2). Identify 2 developmental, psychological or relational occurrences that are related to early, prenatal or birth trauma.
Register for individual sessions or for entire series $30 per session $210 for entire series Readings will be distributed upon registration. 1.5 CE’s provided for each session