Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-746 Psychoanalytic Theory/Therapy

4 semester credits
This course includes a consideration of the terminology, major figures, and theories of psychopathology and psychotherapy from psychoanalytic and neoanalytic orientations.
Pre-requisites: PSY-711A1  
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Conversant with the development and main features of selected psychoanalytic theorists. Understands basic concepts and the approach to psychotherapeutic technique.
  2. Knows the significance of each major psychoanalytic theory and how each theory has contributed to our understanding of personality and/or therapy.
  3. Be able to employ in discussion the major terms in psychoanalytic psychotherapy (the following are just examples): id, ego, superego, defense mechanisms (as a general concept and specific forms) object, object relations, transitional object, false self, mirroring, narcissism, transference, countertransference, the “analytic third,” collective unconscious, archetypes, and basic anxiety.



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