Adult Full Year Courses: 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Karin Ahbel-Rappe, LCSW, Ph.D.
$170 members for each course, $190 for non-members for each course
Early Papers: Sept. 9-Nov. 11, 10 weeks, 1:00-2:30
Middle Papers: Nov. 18-Feb. 10, 10 weeks, 1:00-2:30
Late Papers: Feb. 17-April 21, 10 weeks, 1:00-2:30
In his early theorizing, Freud described traumas as being not merely agents provocateurs but foreign bodies embedded in the psyche with sustained and strong influence.  The same can be said of Freud's ideas:  they did not merely get psychoanalysis going, but continue, now, to define our field of work.  On this premise, we will work through a chronological sample of Freud's texts.  Each participant will have the opportunity to develop and expand an active relationship to Freud's thinking. 


Ann Arbor, Michigan 
Jean Wixom, Ph.D.
Wednesdays, Sept 9-April 21, 30 weeks, 1:00-3:00 
$325/15 week session
Case material will be used to further the participant's understanding of psychoanalytic technique and theory. Ongoing assessment issues and various theoretical approaches will also be delineated.  Each participant will share his/her clinical material.  Enrollment is limited to Candidates in Adult Psychoanalysis Program.

Child Full Year Courses:  


Ann Arbor, Michigan 
Kerry Kelly Novick  
Ira Schaer, Ph.D. 
Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto, Psy. D. 
Fridays (9:00 am – 11:00 am, September 11, 2009  – April 30, 2010, 30 weeks. 
$325/ 15 week session for members; $350 /15 week session for non-members.
Case conference focuses carefully on candidates' and course participants’ clinical work.  Each course participant will choose an analytic case, or a case he/she would like to develop into an analytic case, and will present this case throughout the year.  Emphasis is placed on technical choice points, and how different theoretical perspectives would influence technical decisions.  (Enrollment in the year-long sequence required).
The Child Case Conference is a required course for the Child Psychoanalysis Program but is open to anyone interested who works with children. (Please call Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto, Psy.D. with questions about course. 517.333.0332)  



Fall Courses:

East Lansing, Michigan
Patricia Marciniak, LMSW 
Monday,  Sept. 14, 21, 28, 1:30-3:00 PM
$50 for members; $60 for non-members

 An ethics course will explore such topics as reporting of ethical violations, confidentiality, analyst impairment, exploitation and sexual and non-sexual boundary problems, self-disclosure, professional relationships, dual relationships, conflicts of interest, unusual fee arrangements, and post-termination contact, responding to subpoenas, etc. 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pamela Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.
Wednesdays, Sept 9-Nov. 11, 10 weeks, 11-12:30
$170 for members; $190 for non-members
This 10 week course will explore the development and treatment of eating disorders in adolescents and adults.  We will consider various theories of etiology, and attempt to integrate psychodynamic, self-psychological, object relational, cognitive-behavioral and feminist thinking on the treatment of eating and body image difficulties.  We will look at clinical material and the special transference and counter-transference problems that arise in the treatment of intractable, life-threatening patterns of eating.  
East Lansing, Michigan
Peter Wood, LMSW
10 weeks, Mondays, Oct 5-Dec. 7, 1:30-3:00
$170 for members; $190 for non-members
This course serves as an introduction to and overview of important issues in the psychoanalytic relationship.  The course includes an historical survey of views of the nature of the psychoanalytic relationship; it explores such concepts as abstinence, neutrality, self-disclosure, treatment alliance, transference, countertransference, one-person and two-person psychologies, and enactment.   

Winter Courses:  

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.
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Wednesdays, Nov. 18-Feb. 10, 10 weeks, 3:30-5:00
$170 for members; $190 for non-member
This 10 week course will concentrate on assisting the clinician in both formulation and treatment.  Special emphasis will be on helping therapists in deepening the intensity of treatment and in establishing a psychodynamic treatment.  Each participant will be sharing his/her clinical material.  Enrollment is open to anyone treating adults or late adolescents.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Lynne Tenbusch, Ph.D. 
Wednesdays, Nov. 18-Feb. 10, 10 Weeks, ll-12:30
$170 for members; $190 for non-members
This course will study the evolution of psychoanalytic thought from Freud to the present. We will look particularly at what pressures informed the creation of new schools of thought. We will also consider input from other fields such as post-modern philosophy, feminist theory, quantum physics, relativity theory, etc to further understand the progression of psychoanalytic thinking. 


Spring Courses:
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Julia Davies, Ph.D.   
Wednesdays, Feb. 17-April 21, Wednesdays, 11-12:30
$170 members, $190 non-members
This course will explore the fundamental psychoanalytic concepts of transference and countertransference.  We will begin with classical notions of these phenomena, and move forward through ego psychology, object relations, and contemporary, relational constructs of transference and countertransference.  We hope to engage in lively exploration of the meanings of ongoing clinical material, especially transformative moments and enactments, and to relate such clinical experiences to theoretical templates of understanding. 
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jane Hassinger, L.M.S.W. 
Wednesdays, Feb 17-April 21, 3:30-5:00 10 Weeks
$170 for members; $190 for non-members

This course will explore gender and sexuality from the perspective of contemporary psychoanalysis. We will consider questions like, “What do the terms ‘male/female’,  ‘perversion/healthy’ mean?’ Who decides what those terms mean? How does the duality of such terms inform the lived experience of gender assignment and sexual behavior? Topics will also include gender identity development, transexualism, transvestism, desire, erotic fantasy. Case material will be used where appropriate.