FALL  
Beginning September 12, 2005, ending December 21, 2005
(15 Sessions)

 


Ann Arbor - Wednesdays

Technique III: Working Through* (Fall)
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This course will explore various theoretical positions in relation to the concept of working through.  Conflict, structural, deficit, object relational and self psychological positions may be examined.  Psychoanalytic technique as it applies to each theoretical position will be emphasized.  Clinical material will be used.

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

 

Ego Psychology (Fall)
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

This course will consider the major contributions to the development of ego psychology. We will begin with classic papers. Prominent contemporary contributors will also be included. The implications for treatment will be considered throughout this course.

Instructor:David Klein, Ph.D 
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 989-0949

 
 

 

 

East Lansing - Mondays

Continuous Case Conference*
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Case material will be used to further the participant's understanding of psychoanalytic technique and theory.  Various theoretical approaches and ongoing assessment issues will also be delineated.  Each participant and the instructor will be sharing their clinical experiences.   Course enrollment is limited to Candidates.

Instructor: Sue Zager, MSW
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 484-5065.

 

Psychoanalytic Theory and Treatment of Trauma (Fall)
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

This course is designed to help acquaint professionals with the vast psychoanalytic literature on the topic of psychological trauma.  The individual who takes this class will be aware of the historical psychoanalytic base of current trauma theory, the contribution of many psychoanalysts who worked with individuals traumatized by war, and the most recent developments in the field of attachment and neurobiology that have profound implications for trauma theory and treatment.

Instructor: Elizabeth Waiess, Psy.D
Cost:  $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 336-9930.



Readings in Child Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Technique(Fall)
9:30- 11:00 a.m.

This course is designed as a study of various phases of child/adolescent psychoanalysis and various other topics in working with children/adolescents and their parents.  The implications for treatment will be considered through reading various papers and course discussion of clinical case material. The impact made by child and adolescent analysis on psychoanalytic conceptualization and technique used in adult psychoanalysis will be discussed.

Instructor: Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto, Psy.D
Cost:  $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 333-0332.

 

 

WINTER
Beginning January 9, 2006 -
ending April 19, 2006
(15 sessions)

 

 

 

Ann Arbor - Wednesdays

Dreams in Clinical Practice* (Winter)
1:00-2:30 p.m.

Beginning with some of the writings of Sigmund Freud, and continuing with contemporary contributions,  this course will emphasize the role of dreams and dream  interpretation in the practice of Psychoanalysis.

Instructor: Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 663-7588

 

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

 

Buddhism and Psychoanalysis(Winter)
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

This fifteen-week course will explore the overlap of Psychoanalysis and Buddhism. We will begin with an overview of Buddhism followed by an overview of psychoanalysis. The remainder of the course will be dedicated to an exploration of the intersection of these two systems of thought. Some of the questions to be explored include: 1) What does psychoanalysis claim to offer? 2) Does psychoanalysis deliver on these claims? 3) What does psychoanalysis miss? 4)What does Buddhism offer? 5) Does Buddhism deliver on their claims? 6) What does Buddhism miss? 7) How does the use of both systems offer a more complete approach to psychological growth? 8) Is there synergy in combining psychoanalysis and Buddhism?

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

 

 

East Lansing - Mondays

 

Continuous Case Conference*
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Case material will be used to further the participant's understanding of psychoanalytic technique and theory.  Various theoretical approaches and ongoing assessment issues will also be delineated.  Each participant and the instructor will be sharing their clinical experiences.   Course enrollment is limited to Candidates. This course is limited to candidates who have taken the Fall course.

Instructor: Sue Zager, MSW
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 484-5065

 

Technique III: Termination*(Winter)
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

In this course we will examine various aspects of the termination process in Psychoanalysis, not only as the final stage in the therapeutic work, but also in general as it relates to losses, endings, and death.  Analytic and associated writings, as well as clinical material will be used in an effort to examine the anxieties and resistances aroused by termination, and to develop an approach to listening to patients' unconscious communications as a guide through this important process.

Instructor: Brenda Lovegrove Lepisto, Psy.D
Cost: $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 333-0332


*Indicates a required course for candidates.

 

 

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