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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, […]

The public role of psychoanalysts in the Trump era: ‘We live in ominous times’

In our highly politicized times, how can psychoanalysts contribute to the national discourse in ways that are both ethical and effective? Prominent practitioners recently addressed this question and the implications of commenting on public figures — most notably President Trump — at the American Psychoanalytic Association’s (APsaA) 2018 national meeting. Their open-ended discussion last week […]

Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis

By Amy Novotney December 2017, Vol 48, No. 11, Psychologists have modernized the approach to better serve patients and have conducted more research that validates its success At age 7, Pratyusha Tummala-Narra emigrated from India to the United States with her family, leaving behind a country rife with political tensions. Her struggles to adjust to […]

GPSA833B Adolescent Treatment: Theory and Practice-3cr | THURSDAY | 7:10-9:30pm | Bratt (Main) | (All programs)

GPSA833B Adolescent Treatment: Theory and Practice-3cr | THURSDAY | 7:10-9:30pm | Bratt (Main) | (All programs) This course will introduce the student to basic theoretical concepts and practices in adolescent treatment. From early adolescence to young adulthood, case studies will demonstrate developmental issues, treatment challenges, and therapeutic interventions. Examples from clinical practice will help differentiate […]

GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial | (Cert)

GPSA760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial |  (Cert) TBA GPSA 760/761 Clinical Research Tutorial – Day/time to be arranged w/instructor Students in the Certificate program work individually with a capstone chairperson after development of a capstone proposal approved by the training committee. The capstone chairperson assists the student in completion of the proposal for the capstone project […]