Entries by spritchett

Being Mom To A Middle Schooler Can Be The Toughest Gig Of All

April 5, 2018 Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again. Scher suffered from maternal depression after Ben was born, eventually recovering with the help of antidepressants and psychotherapy. She was understandably relieved that her depression didn’t return after the birth of her second son. […]

GPSA760 Clinical Research Tutorial

GPSA760 Clinical Research Tutorial Dates/Times TBA Students in the Certificate program work individually with a research supervisor who assists them in completion of the proposal for the final capstone project, culminating with a formal presentation. (CERT)

GPSA704B-F Small Group Studies (SGS)

GPSA704B-F Small Group Studies (SGS) Dates/Times TBA This supervised group study course is taken throughout the summer for students who are engaged in fieldwork or clinical case. The students study individual cases at their Fieldwork Site in depth, presenting and reading about the dynamics of each case as well as their personal reactions to the […]

GPSA704 Fieldwork Seminar/TBA – 4 credits

GPSA704 Fieldwork Seminar/TBA – 4 credits Wednesday 4:30-6:15 pm Tutorial weekly with fieldwork on site hours The Fieldwork experience provides an opportunity to apply theory and practice counseling and psychoanalytic techniques through practicing in a clinical setting under supervision. GPSA 704 is taken in the summer or when the student has not completed the required […]

GPSA824 Treatment Techniques: Symbolic and Emotional Communication/Weintraub – 3cr

GPSA824 Treatment Techniques: Symbolic and Emotional Communication/Weintraub – 3cr Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Main Classroom This course is formerly GPSA524. In individual treatment, what the person says and does not say, what is felt and not felt, what is enacted and not spoken is put into words. Metaphor and Symbolic verbal and nonverbal communication come in many […]

GPSA559-562 Directed Research/Instructor: TBA – 0.5–3.0 credits

GPSA559-562 Directed Research/Instructor: TBA – 0.5–3.0 credits Dates/Times arranged with instructor The student enrolls in Directed Research to seek more support on the MA research project. 3- 12 hours is spent throughout the semester with time distributed between meeting individually with a faculty member and faculty reading the paper. Students remain in Directed Research until […]

GPSA531 Group Dynamics I: Theories & Techniques/Silver – 3cr

GPSA531 Group Dynamics I: Theories & Techniques/Silver – 3cr Tuesday 6:30-9:30pm Main Classroom This course provides the broad, basic theoretical and experiential understanding of group work. Basic stages and psychoanalytic underpinnings of group process and structure are outlined with emphasis on methods and skills. Special emphasis is given to resistance, interventions with specific diagnostic, culture, […]

After a stroke, her decades of severe depression vanished

March 11,2018 — My mother suffered from severe recurring depression for 30 years, episodes that floored her to the point of near-catatonic inertia. She was lost to us in a mire of desolation. This happened often — once a year, sometimes more. The worst episodes hung around for months and months. She endured hospital stays, […]