Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102629
About the Course:
This course provides a rigorous and innovative overview of psychodynamic therapy. Basic principles of classic psychoanalytic theory are explained in commonsensical terms, with a minimum of jargon. Both the value and limitations of the classical theory are discussed. Then, the course presents simple additions to standard psychodynamic techniques that are consistent with the underlying theory and expand its range of applicability to many more clients, especially children and adolescents. The outcome research on psychodynamic therapy is summarized in a user-friendly fashion that provides guidance for treatment planning. The course presents step-by-step instruction in the classic psychoanalytic change strategy of interpretation and insight, the more recently developed psychodynamic change strategy of corrective emotional experience, and an innovative addition to the psychodynamic repertoire of techniques called dynamic psychoeducation. There are clinical illustrations, numerous examples, and an emphasis on the nitty-gritty process of doing psychodynamic therapy with young clients.
This course is based on chapter 5 of the book, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, 2nd Edition created by Jeremy Shapiro in 2015.
Publication Date:Child and Adolescent Therapy Science and Art 2nd Edition 2015
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Recognize and implement the classic psychoanalytic change strategy of interpretation and insight.
- Describe and implement the more recently developed psychodynamic change strategy of corrective emotional experience.
- Utilize the author's proposed psychodynamic change strategy called dynamic psychoeducation.
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