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Program for 2020--2021: An Examination of Shedler's "Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy" and the Distinctive Features of Psychodynamic Therapy

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 4:24 AM | John Waide (Administrator)

We invite you to take part in seven teleconference meetings, one each month, beginning September 17, 2020. The starting point for these meetings is Johnathan Shedler’s seminal article, “The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy” (2010) (available for free download herehttps://jonathanshedler.com/writings/). A panel and various guests will guide each discussion. The first meeting will provide an overview of Shedler’s article, some discussion of responses to it, and a brief introduction to the seven distinctive features of psychodynamic technique. The following six meetings will expand on the features Shedler outlines in his article. Registration on this website is is required, along with a $10 fee for non-members. Meetings will begin at 6:45PM and end at 8:30PM.

The meetings take place on the following dates:

September 17, 2020. Topic: A Look at Shedler’s, “The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy” (2010) and the Distinctive Features of Psychodynamic Technique, featuring Jeff Binder, Ph.D. ((click here) for event details and registration)

October 15, 2020. Topic: Focus on Affect and Expression of Emotion in Psychodynamic Therapy featuring Volney Gay, Ph.D. (Click here for event details and registration.)

November 19, 2020. Topic: Exploration of Attempts to Avoid Distressing Thoughts and Feelings in Psychodynamic Therapy featuring Marsha Robertson, LCSW.

January 21, 2021. Topic: Identification of Recurring Themes and Patterns in Psychodynamic Therapy

February 18, 2021. Topic: Discussion of Past Experience (developmental focus) in Psychodynamic Therapy and Its Influence on Interpersonal Relations

March 18, 2021. Topic: Focus on the Therapy Relationship in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy featuring John Waide, Ph.D., LCSW.

April 15, 2021. Topic: Exploration of Fantasy Life in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy featuring Paul Morris, LCSW.

For more information contact Marsha Robertson, mslcsw@comcast.net or 615 500-4962 or John Waide, waide@psychotherapy-and-psychoanalysis.com or 615-400-5911.


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