PY 737A: Adv Sem-Obj Reltn

Synonym:

56356 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Colborn Smith

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 9/8 - 12/15 (4:30PM-6:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Intervention
Restricted to Year III and Year IV students.
Restricted to Year IV students from July 15 – 22; open to Year III students July 23.

This seminar provides an overview of the theoretical foundation and critical concepts of object relations theory. It is designed to give the student a significant grasp of personality structure, dynamics and development within an object relational framework. The seminar is intended to provide students with a lens through which they can consider case conceptualization and treatment issues applicable to various clinical problems, settings, and populations. It offers students a personal opportunity to bring dimension and understanding to their clinical work as they explore, in depth, the application of Object Relations theory to clinical practice.