FALL  
Beginning September 11, 2006, ending December 23, 2006 
(15 Sessions)


Ann Arbor - Wednesdays

Freud's Papers* (Fall)
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Freud's writings are the foundations of psychoanalysis. They are dense with inspired ideas, questions, contradictions, the development of--and significant changes in--major theoretical and metapsychological positions. This course hopes to be an adventure into this theoretical fray, one which highlights the pleasure and relevance of reading and thinking about Freud.

Instructor: Karin Ahbel-Rappe, Ph.D
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 761-8650.

 

Continuous Case Conference*(Fall)
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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 be sharing his/her clinical material.  Enrollment is limited to Candidates.

Instructor:David Klein, Ph.D 
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 989-0949

 

Progression in Psychoanalytic Thought (Fall)
5:00  - 6:30 p.m.

This course will study the evolutioon 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 procgression of psychoanalytic thinking.

Instructor: Lynne Tenbusch
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 973-3232

 


East Lansing - Mondays

Transference-Countertransference* (Fall)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

We will explore the discovery, evolution and clinical experience of these most fundamental aspects opf the therapeutic endeavor by oscillating between historical and comptemporary conceptualizations of the inter-related concepts of transference and countertransference, between theory and class partipants' and the instructor's actual experiences in clinical work, between adults and children and adolescents, as well as between the course instructor and guest instructors from the East Lansing area.

Instructor: Carol Levin, MD
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 381-0496.

 


 

Birmingham - Saturdays

Psychodynamic Views
on Psychosomatic Disorders (Fall)
1-2:30 p.m.

The field of psychosomatics is developing and growing rapidly in interest in the relationship between physical and psychological aspects of illness grows.  This course will introduce the participants to current psychodynamic views of  psychosomatic disorders and methods of treatment.  Case material will be utilized to further participants' understanding of the readings.

Instructor: Suanne Zager, M.S.W.
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 484-5065


Birmingham - Mondays

Jung and Analytical Psychology(Fall)
10-11:30 a.m.

The course will cover some of the basic tenets of Jung's analytical psychology, its relationship to orthodox psychoanalysis, and current issues.

Instructor: Frank Sollars, Ph.D.
Cost: $150 for 10 weeks
For information, call (248) 646-9322


*Indicates a required course for candidates.

 

WINTER
Beginning January 8, 2007 -
ending April 18, 2007
(15 sessions)


Ann Arbor - Wednesdays

Freud's Cases*(Winter)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

This course is an exploration of Freud's case studies.  Class participants will explore how Freud used the cases to work out his basic tenets of psychoanalysis. Supplementary articles will be read to offer current perspectives on theory, to examine the ongoing reassessments of Freud's cases and to explore the cases in terms of implications for clinical practice.

Instructor: Karen Baker, M.S.W.
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 996-8185

 

Continuous Case Conference*(Winter)
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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 be sharing his/her clinical material.  Enrollment is limited to Candidates.

Instructor:David Klein, Ph.D 
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 989-0949

 

 

Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy:
Theory to Practice (Winter)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

This course will focus on the practice of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. We will spend the first four weeks looking at the evolution of the theoretical foundations of the relational approach. Specifically we will look at the classical dictates of anonymity, neutrality and abstinence and see how relational analysts position themselves and why. We will read at least two different applications of the relational approach to psychoanalysis.

Instructor: Lynne Tenbusch
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 973-3232

 

 


 

East Lansing - Mondays

Attachment Theory
6-7:30 p.m. (Winter)

This course will study the theory of mother-infant attachment beginning with the work of John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth and continuing into the present day.  "Naturalistic observations" will be part of this class, which will consist of students making weekly observations of a child or children under age 1 1/2 years.

Instructor: Elizabeth Waiess, Psy.D
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 361-9930

 

Transference-Countertransference*(Winter)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

We will explore the discovery, evolution and clinical experience of these most fundamental aspects opf the therapeutic endeavor by oscillating between historical and comptemporary conceptualizations of the inter-related concepts of transference and countertransference, between theory and class partipants' and the instructor's actual experiences in clinical work, between adults and children and adolescents, as well as between the course instructor and guest instructors from the East Lansing area

Instructor: Carol Levin, MD
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 381-0496

 


Birmingham - Tuesdays

Introduction to Child Psychoanalysis (Winter)
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

This course will focus on an examination of the theory and technique of child psychoanalysis, emphasizing the Ego Analytic model of the Hampstead Clinic.  The Developmental Profile will be utilized to help conceptualize the child's structure and understand their difficulties.  The formation of the therapeutic alliance, handling of resistances, transferences and interventions in child treatment will be discussed.  Kleinian technique and its underlying rationale as well as more contemporary relational models will be discussed.

Instructor: Ira Schaer, Ph.D.
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (248) 399-6030


*Indicates a required course for candidates.

 

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