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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 first-hand accounts and psychodynamic understandings of symptom clusters. The class will examine implications for treatment. Basic diagnostic skills will be applied to case material.

CERT select/elect, MAP select/elect & MAMHC select/elect, Post MA if not taken for MA

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 conception through old age, is reflected in his/her sense of self and is manifested in behavior and life choices.  The maturational tasks of adapting and coping that enable growth over the lifespan are examined.

CERT select/elect, MAP select/elect, MAMHC required & Post MA if not taken for MA

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 roots of approaches to contemporary practices. Case examples from practice examine common symptom patterns and evidence of trauma or pathology within child and adolescent treatments.

CERT elective, MAP elective, MAMHC elective, Post MA if not taken for MAGPSA536 MAPC: 

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 conceptualization to interviewing and developing a range of intervention strategies with a range of cases. Special emphasis is placed on how each perspective informs how interventions are developed and implemented according to the treatment progression.

CERT elective, MAP required, MAMHC required, Post MA if not taken for MA

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 the case that puzzles the student; show how the therapist listens in order to form an impression of the individuals emotional experience; write a review of the clinical literature that relates to the research question; and describe a method for analyzing a series of process recordings. This course meets the requirements for the Proposal Writing course as a prerequisite for the capstone tutorial sequence.   *Students must submit a request to the training committee for permission to enroll in this course.

CERT only during proposal writing

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 the status quo and resistances to progress?  Through continuing case presentations students will each select one case to study during the semester. With the agreement of the training committee, this course can be selected as fulfilling the requirement for the clinical case course after four semesters of successful completion of clinical case coursework.

CERT select or elective, MAP elective, MAMHC elective, Post MA select

GPSA760 Clinical Research Tutorial (Certificate)

GPSA760 Clinical Research Tutorial – (Day/time to be arranged w/instructor)

Students in the Certificate program work individually with a research supervisor who assists them in completion of the proposal for the final project, culminating with a formal presentation.

CERT only

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 to the status quo and resistances to progress?  Through continuing case presentations students will each select one case to study during the semester. With the agreement of the training committee, this course can be selected as fulfilling the requirement for the clinical case course after four semesters of successful completion of clinical case coursework.

CERT select or elective, MAP elective, MAMHC elective, Post MA select

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 treatment, resistances and psychodiagnosis within a clinical context. The course prepares students to work within an ethical framework with a wide range of presenting symptoms and offers a range of perspectives from counseling and psychoanalysis. Special emphasis is placed on the working alliance, establishing the treatment contract, treatment destructive resistances and countertransferential processes in relationship to establishing the treatment given a range of presenting problems.

CERT, Level B only, required

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 students study individual cases at their Fieldwork Site or the NJCC in depth, presenting and reading about the dynamics of each case as well as their personal reactions. The students process the challenges in working with and learning about serious psychopathology in a treatment relationship. The goal of the course is to help students identify the defenses of the narcissistic individual and the countertransference reactions of the treating therapist. Students will present cases with process notes as a way to study the dynamics of the cases.  Each week three students meet with the faculty person and present their cases, studying the most therapeutic approach to each case.

CERT required, MAP required, MAMHC required