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  Jul 22, 2024
 
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PY 462D - Basic Intervention: Psychodynamic


The development of major psychodynamic theories is presented from historical, clinical, and conceptual perspectives. Drive, ego, object, self and, relational perspectives will be addressed. The development of psychoanalysis as a method of psychotherapy will be presented. In addition to readings in theory and technique, case studies will be used to exemplify the various theoretical approaches to therapy. Particular emphasis will be given to conceptions of change in dynamic therapy, the nature of the psychotherapeutic situation, and the relationship between client and therapist. The relationship between theory and practice will be explored throughout the course. (3 credits)




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