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Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [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
Note: Elective
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Objective(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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