Courses 2000-01

 

2000-01

FALL:   Beginning in September: 15 Sessions

 

Ann Arbor-Wednesdays

 

Technique II: Transference and Countertransference*(Fall & Winter)
2:00-3:30 P.M.

This course will focus on integrating theory and practice related to this essential feature of analytic work. Readings from a variety of theoretical perspectives will be illustrated by clinical material provided by class participants, including the instructor. Particular emphasis will be given to exploring issues of individual with more serious disorders.

Instructor: Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.
For information, call (734) 663-7588.

 

Agents of Change in Psychoanalysis (Fall)
4:30-6:00 P.M.

In this course we will attempt to clarify which elements in the psychoanalytic setting promote change in patients/analysands. We will examine such elements as interpretation, empathy, mirroring, self-disclosure, etc. from the vantage point of Object Relations, Self Psychology, Interpersonal, and Drive theories. We will also consider the effects of gender combinations in the analytic pair on promoting growth. Discussions will included the use of relevant clinical material.

IInstructor: Lynne Tenbusch, Ph.D.
For information, call (734) 973-3232.


 

Birmingham-Wednesdays

 

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Psychotic Structures (Fall)
9:00-10:30 A.M.

Many patients presenting with severe anxiety and dissociative, borderline, and narcissistic organizations utilize psychotic maneuvers in conjunction with neurotic structures. This course will explore both the sources and aims of psychotic defensive organizations. A particular emphasis will be placed upon the roles of aggression, differentiation, conflict, and negative narcissism as an organizing force for the ego ideal.

Instructor: Kathleen Koepele, M.S.W.
For information, call (517) 333-8158.

 

 

East Lansing-Mondays


Continuous Case Seminar* (Fall & Winter)

12:30-2:30 P.M

This seminar will consider clinical material from psychoanalytic work with adults. We will use primarily the perspectives of developmental, attachment, and object relational theories. There will be special focus on working with countertransference.

Instructor: Ellen VanDeMark, M.A.
For information, call (517) 463-6656.

 

Freud's Papers
3:00-4:30 P.M.

The readings will proceed chronologically, with emphasis on the continuing development of psychoanalytic theory and technique and the implications this holds for current theory and practice.

Instructor: Bertram Karon, Ph.D.
For information, call (517) 355-2159.

 


Grand Rapids-SATURDAYS

Trauma (Fall)
9:00-10:30 A.M.

This course will briefly address the psychoanalytic history of trauma and its treatment, then move on to reading, clinical presentations and discussion which will facilitate and understanding of what "trauma" is. Symptoms in adults and children, such as addictions, violent behavior, dissociation, depression, mania, and psychosis will be viewed through the lens of the individual’s response and attempts at adaptation to psychic trauma. Readings will include selections from Ferenczi, Bettelheim, Krystal, Lifton, Shengold, and others. The treatment approaches considered will be exclusively psychoanalytic.

Instructor: Elizabeth Waiess, Psy.D.
For information, call (517) 336-9930

 

 

WINTER: Beginning in January: 15 Sessions

 

Ann Arbor-Wednesdays

Technique II: Transference and Countertransference*(Fall & Winter)
2:00-3:30 P.M.

Instructor: Robert Hooberman, Ph.D.
For information, call (734) 663-7588.

 

Freud’s Case Histories from a Feminist Perspective* (Winter)
5:00-6:30 P.M.

This course will review Freud’s case histories, employing the balance in perspective which feminist theorists, such as Benjamin, Chodorow, Kestenberg, and others provide.

Instructor: Ellen Toronto, Ph.D.
For information, call (734) 761-5501.

 

 

 

Birmingham-Wednesdays

Readings on Psychoanalysis and Spirituality (Winter)
9:00-10:30 A.M.

This course will explore whether various spiritual and religious perspectives can be compatible with psychoanalysis. We will consider the relationship of psychoanalysis to its religious and mystical origins.

Instructor: Franklin Sollars, Ph.D.
For information, call (248) 646-9322.

 
 

 

East Lansing-Mondays

Continuous Case Seminar* (Fall & Winter)
12:30-2:30

Instructor: Ellen VanDeMark, M.A.
For information, call (517) 463-6656.

 

Perversity and the Perverse in Clinical Practice
3:00-4:30 P.M.

This seminar will focus on understanding and working with perversion. We will begin with Freud’s views emphasizing the unique importance of infantile sexuality in psychic development and unconscious life. However, the latest perspectives on the perverse as it commonly appears in clinical practice will be highlighted. Perversion as a complex psychological construction will be studied from multiple theoretical points of view; including ego psychological, object relational, and self psychological. The context for discussion will be our own clinical practice and experience.

Instructor: Edward Gibeau, Ed.D.
For information, call (517) 339-4191.

 

*Indicates a required course for candidates.

 

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