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FALLBeginning in September15 Sessions

Ann Arbor-WednesdaysContinuous Case Seminar* (Fall & Winter)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.

Instructor: Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.

Cost: $325 for 15 weeks

For information, call (734) 663-7588.


Birmingham-WednesdaysTechnique III: (Part 1, Working Through)* (Fall)3:00 - 4:30 P.M.This course will focus on the analytic process and the working through of various forms of resistance, including association resistance. Several collateral topics, such as insight, structural change, mourning, and termination, will also be highlighted.Instructor: Franklin Sollars, Ph.D.Cost:  $250 for 15 weeksFor information, call (248) 646-9322.

East Lansing-MondaysPsychoanalytic Perspectives on Addictions (Fall )1:00 - 2:30 P.M.This course will study the expected underlying dynamics of individuals struggling with addiction(s) to substances, sexual activities, gambling, and high-risk behavior. Dynamics to be focused upon include self-representation,; the capacity for self-care and the blocking of self-caring functions; ambivalence in object relations; affective functions; maternal transference and body image; internal blocking and overcoming; fusion-individuation conflict; problems in retaining the good introject; psychic blocking; and transference. Writings from Freud, Krystal, Kumin, Levin, Wurmser, Lichtenberg, Zetzel, Khantzian and Ornstein among others will be used to discuss clinical material.Instructor: Patricia Marciniak, M.S.W.Cost:  $250 for 15 weeksFor information, call (517) 332-2006.Dreams in Clinical Practice* (Fall)3:00 - 4:30 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 on the practice of psychoanalysis.Instructor: Bertram Karon, Ph.D.Cost:  $250 for 15 weeksFor information, call (517) 332-3083.



Beginning in January
15 Sessions

Ann Arbor-Wednesdays

Continuous Case Seminar* (Fall & Winter)
11:30 a.m. -1:30 P.M.

Instructor: Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.
Cost: $325 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 663-7588.

Open only to participants in Fall Seminar.


Technique III: (Part 2: Termination)* (Winter)
2:00 - 3:30 P.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: Mark Root, MD
Cost:  $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (734) 996-0161


East Lansing


Ego Psychology*(Winter)
1-2:30 p.m.


This course will consider the major contributions to the development of ego psychology. We will begin with classic papers by S. Freud, A. Freud, Bibring, Hartmann, Rapaport, Sandler, and Sterba. Prominent contemporary contributors will also be included. The implications for treatment will be considered throughout this course.

Instructor: Edward Gibeau, Ed.D.
Cost:  $250 for 15 weeks
For information, call (517) 339-4191

The Metapsychological Profile and Its Applications to Clinical Work (Winter)
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This course will offer the student the opportunity to become familiar with Anna Freud’s developmental profile and to study the points of view of metapsychology upon which it is based. Readings will include A. Freud’s seminal papers (1965) on the assessment of normality and pathology in childhood. In contrast to descriptive, symptom-based diagnosis, this approach allows for a comprehensive, multidimensional understanding of personality based upon dynamic, genetic, economic, structural, and adaptive data. Recent additions to the profile will be presented. Discussions will focus on how students may apply Metapsychological formulations in their own clinical work.


Instructor: Denia Barritt, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Cost:  $250 for 15 weeks
For content information, call (216) 321-9594
For scheduling information, call (517) 332-2006




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