Entries by spritchett

Testimonials from our 2017 Annual Conference

“It was a truly wonderful conference. Dr. Ahktar was fantastic. I learned so much and it has already expanded how I understand my patients. I look forward to future events from ACAP.” Stella Jang   “Dr. Bratt, it seems only right, after speaking about gratitude, that I express thanks to you and the conference committee […]

GPSA184/541 Psychopathology: Severe Emotional Disorders (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Thursday, 4:50 – 7:10pm GPSA184/541 Psychopathology: Severe Emotional Disorders / DeLia (205D) This course examines psychopathology of severe emotional disorders from the perspective of both the DSM, psychoanalytic theory and biography. Literature and clinical material will provide a view from the diagnostician as well as those who are impacted. The DSM will be paired with […]

GPSA507 Human Development: Through the Lifespan from Birth to Death (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Tuesday, 7:10 – 9:30pm GPSA507 Human Development: Through the Lifespan from Birth to Death / Silver (Main) This course focuses on the vicissitudes of human development through the life span and within intrapsychic, biological, family, environmental and cultural context. How the individual approaches developmental tasks or copes with challenges of inner and outer reality, from […]

GPSA533A Child Treatment: Theory and Practice (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Thursday, 7:10 – 9:30pm GPSA533A Treatment of Children /Bratt/ (Main) This course will introduce the student to basic theoretical concepts and practices in child treatment. From mother and infant intervention to launching adolescents into adulthood, case studies will demonstrate the developmental patterns, treatment challenges and modifications in treatment. The student will learn about the historical […]

GPSA536 Comparative Psychotherapy II: Theories of Counseling and Psychoanalysis (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Tuesday, 4:50 – 7:10pm GPSA536 Comparative Psychotherapies II: / Hess (Main) This course surveys major theoretical schools of counseling and psychoanalysis and how to apply their underlying premises in practice. Students will learn about the contributions of these fields to form a broad understanding of clinical techniques from forming the therapeutic relationship, developing a case […]

GPSA555A Proposal Writing: Professional Ethics & the Certificate Capstone Project Seminar (Certificate)

Thursday, 7:10 – 9:30pm GPSA555A Research Seminar – Proposal Writing / Lazar (205D) In this course, students will learn how to develop a proposal for the capstone project in the Certificate program.  Students will prepare a narrative of the case dynamics which describes the course of treatment and presents a question about some aspect of […]

GPSA699 Advanced Cases in Modern Psychoanalysis I (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Thursday, 9:30 – 11:50am GPSA699 Advanced Cases in Modern Psychoanalysis I / Semel (Main) After reviewing the initial stages of treatment with the narcissistic individual and the techniques developed for resolving treatment destructive resistances and developing the narcissistic transference, we will examine the later stages of therapy.  What techniques are useful in resolving resistances to […]


Good Stuff: Generosity, Courage, Gratitude, Forgiveness A weekend with Salman Akhtar. M.D Saturday, June 10- Sunday, June 11, 2017, at  Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ Join us for all or part of BGSP-NJ and ACAP’s two days with the remarkable Salman Akhtar, MD. Innovative ideas, intervention strategies, exploring unconscious motives, earn CE hours, connect, experience diverse therapeutic models, […]

GPSA704B-F Small Group Studies (SGS) | SUMMER

Instructor: TBA 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 client. The students […]