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GPSA758 Continuing Case: Advanced Cases in Modern Psychoanalysis I (CERT, MAP, MAMHC, MA)

Thursday | 9:30-11:50am GPSA758 Continuing Case: 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 […]

GPSA750 Clinical Case Seminar: The Initial Diagnosis & Resistances: Psychoanalytic Theory of Psychodiagnosis (Certificate)

Thursday, 4:50 – 7:10pm GPSA750 Clinical Case: The Initial Diagnosis/Resistances / Lovell (Main) Prerequisite: Consultation Center Candidacy status This course is designed for students who are clinical candidates. Clinical cases are presented at an advanced level to consider for diagnosic examination. Students review diagnostic categories and case examples with emphasis on the beginning stages of […]

GPSA701B-F Small Group Studies (SGS) (CERT, MAP, MAMHC)

Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:00pm GPSA701B SGS / Ashworth (205D) Wednesday, 5:20 – 6:50pm GPSA701D SGS / TBD (Main) Thursday, 3:10 – 4:40pm GPSA701C SGS/TBD (Main) Thursday, 7:10 – 8:40pm GPSA701B SGS/Fishbein (Room D) This supervised group study course is taken concomitantly with Externship Seminar and with the first four semester of clinical case seminar. The […]

GPSA701 Fieldwork Seminar: Clinical Interviewing/Early Interventions & Supervised Group Studies (CERT, MAP, MAMHC)

Wednesday, 7:10 – 9:30pm GPSA701 Fieldwork Seminar / Vaccaro (Main) Prerequisite: Refer to the Fieldwork Manual and advisor. This course is designed for students who approved for fieldwork. The Fieldwork experience provides an opportunity to study basic psychoanalytic counseling techniques and their application to clinical settings. In this first Fieldwork segment, students are assisted in […]

GPSA559-562 Directed Research (MAMHC, MAP)

GPSA559-562 Directed Research – (Day/time to be arranged w/instructor) The master’s degree student chooses to work with a research chair on the research paper, which is usually on the single case from the fieldwork experience. The student enrolls in a directed research with a thesis advisor and works individually with that faculty member until the […]

2016 NAAP Gradiva Award Winners

Congratulations to NAAP’s (National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis) 2016 Gradiva Award Winners: ART “Psyche, Symbol and Trauma: The Art of Lilli Gettinger (1920-1999)” Curated by the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies ARTICLE BETH DARLINGTON Kristine Mann: Jung’s “Miss X” and a Pioneer in Psychoanalysis BOOK EFRAT GINOT The Neuropsychology of the Unconscious: Integrating […]

The 2016 NAAP Vision Award

The 2016 NAAP Vision Award It is with great pleasure that the NAAP, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, Board of Trustees announces that the 2016 Vision Award will be presented jointly to Stephen Soldz, PhD and Steven Reisner, PhD. This recognition by the professional community honors their decade long commitment and work fighting […]


Narcissus is the archetype of self- love, a character in mythology unable to merge with another in a loving relationship. In a pool of water Narcissus sees his own reflection and falls in love with this reflection that he thinks is someone else. The narrator of the myth asks: “Why try to grip an image? […]

Teaching Vets to Treat Vets by Moe Freedman, ACAP Trustee

Morris Freedman, PhD, is a Past-President and current Member of ACAP’s Board of Trustees. He serves on the Fundraising Committee and has worked tirelessly to secure access to ACAP’s academic and training programs for military veterans. Dr. Freedman speaks: By the time I returned from Okinawa in 1953, an armistice was in place ending the […]

ACAP Graduates are Gentle, Fierce, and Lively by Executive Director Vicki Semel

I was so moved by our ACAP graduation on October 18 and therefore I doubly rejoiced in the recent New York Times articles on the work we are so proud of doing. (http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/christopher-bollas/ and http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/10/20/health/talk-therapy-found-to-ease-schizophrenia.) Working with schizophrenics and borderline patients, along with all the other vulnerable populations we respect and serve, is the heart […]