Sample 3-Year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program
F101: Introduction to the Writings of Sigmund Freud Part I
S102: Introduction to the Writings of Sigmund Freud Part II
F103: Introduction to the Psychoanalytic Theory of Neurosis (Psychopathology)
S104: Psychoanalytic Theory of Early Development
F105: Case Presentation: Beginning of Treatment —Clinical Considerations Part I
S106: Case Presentation: Beginning of Treatment —Clinical Considerations Part II
After the first year of training, the Candidate will have received an overall conceptual framework of psychoanalytic theory as reflected in the writings of Freud, early normal and pathological human development, and an introduction to the analytic clinical and ethical considerations of beginning treatment.
F203: Developmental Theory: Latency Through Adolescence
S204: Psychoanalytic Theory of Dreams
F205: Case Presentation: Initial Resistances
S206: Case Presentation: Working Alliance
After the second year of training, the Candidate will be aided in understanding of patient transference, analyst countertransference, and patient resistances. Developing a therapeutic alliance with patients as well as the therapeutic frame will be discussed. Interpretation of dreams will be discussed.
F301: Character Analysis
S302: Narcissism and the Narcissistic Disorders
S303: Psychoanalytic Theory of Perversions and Impulse Disorders
F304: Psychoanalytic Theory of Depression
F305: Case Presentation: Clinical Issues
S306: Case Presentation: Comparative Orientations
After the third year of training, the analyst-in-training will be exposed to the contributions of psychoanalytic theory in perversion, narcissism, impulse disorders, and depression. Clinical issues will be discussed.