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Psychodynamic Therapy Revealed to be as Efficacious as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Meta-analytic study finds that psychodynamic therapy outcomes are equivalent to those of CBT and other empirically supported treatments By Zenobia Morrill   New meta-analytic data published in The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that psychodynamic therapy is just as efficacious as other empirically supported treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Psychodynamic psychotherapy comes from traditional […]

Announcing iStrive: Where young adults, high-functioning on the autism spectrum can thrive!

Press Release Contact Person: Pat Bratt patbratt@comcast.net 973-477-9228 Lori Feigenbaum events@acapnj.org 972—629-1002   iStrive at ACAP ACAP Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis and BGSP-NJ   Announcing iStrive: Where young adults, high-functioning on the autism spectrum can thrive!   iStrive is ACAP’s new, unique Saturday program supporting young adults, high functioning on the autism spectrum, […]

Mary Robinson Elected President of the Board of the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis.

The Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis (ACAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Robinson, MA, CT as President of the Board of Trustees. Robinson has served on the board since 2010 and has served on the Development Committee and as Chair of the Governance Committee. Robinson, a resident of Madison, is a […]

GPSA810 The Psychoanalytic View of Women

This course examines the evolving views of women’s psychic development and roles in society from multiple perspectives. The work of Freud, Deutsch, Horney, Bonaparte, Klein, Jacobson, Thompson, Chodorow, Gilligan, and other contemporary authors will be considered. (Elective for All Programs 3-cr) Thursday | 7:20-9:40pm GPSA810 The Psychoanalytic View of Women /Lazar (Main)

GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial

Students in the Certificate program work individually with a research chairperson after development of a proposal approved by the training committee. The chairperson assists the student in completion of the proposal for the project through completion, approval and final presentation of the project. (Certificate only) GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial – schedule to be arranged with […]

GPSA800 Attachment: Theory and Practice –

This course explores how the fetus to adult relates and attaches. Psychic developments from the beginnings of life through the circumstances of birth, mother-infant bond, marriage and throughout all of life’s stages and in the consultation room are reviewed. The historical and contemporary works of theorists and practitioners are reviewed in relationship to attachment. (Elective […]

GPSA758 Continuing Case: Attachment: Theory and Practice

Through continuing case presentations of three cases, students will apply attachment theories to practice. 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. (Certificate with approval in place of Clinical Case) Thursday | […]

GPSA753 Clinical Case: Practice Technique in Dreams and Symbolic Communication

This semester we will examine countertransference and ethical issues as they interact in decisions on treatment and technique. Often the conscious and unconscious attitudes of the analyst that shape countertransference also influence one’s ethical position. Case examples and readings will help students describe reactions and use them in their treatment decisions. A special focus will […]

GPSA701E-G Small Group Studies (SGS) –

This supervised group study course is taken concurrently with Fieldwork Seminar (GPSA701). 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 in the therapy. The students process the challenges in working with and learning about serious psychopathology in […]

GPSA701 Fieldwork Seminar: Clinical Interviewing & SGS

This course is designed for students approved for fieldwork. The Fieldwork experience provides an opportunity to study basic psychoanalytic and counseling techniques and their application to clinical settings. In this first Fieldwork segment, students are assisted in obtaining a Fieldwork placement, given early interviewing classroom practice in the initial encounters, and encouraged to begin studying […]