PYC 712: AdvSem-Contemp Psychoanalytic Practice

Synonym:

63534 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Theodore Ellenhorn

Credits:

3

Seats:

8

Semester:

Fall 2009

Meeting Schedule:

Mondays 8/31 - 12/14 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Competency Area: Intervention
Restricted to Year IV students.
Prerequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, PY 737A, Advanced Seminar: Object Relations Theory

This applied seminar explores the diversity of experiences and professional opportunities available for the psychoanalytic practitioner. Clinical, personal, social, and organizational events will be discussed from a comparative framework that reflects the ferment and vitality of current theories and practices within psychoanalysis. The emphasis will be on the conceptualization and communication of psychoanalytically informed knowledge and process in a wide variety of practice situations (e.g., evaluation, administration and management, leadership development, supervision, consultation, education, research, and treatment). The goal is to develop and enhance the necessary skills for becoming an effective local clinical psychoanalyst.