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The Psychotherapy Curriculum

Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Volume 2


Program Description

This program presents a variety pack of interviews with experts on critical issues in psychotherapy.

Learning Objectives

This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to:

Gain an in-depth understanding of the underpinnings of a number of therapeutic models, their commonalities, and their differences.

Understand eating disorders from the point of view of attachment theory and the work of Daniel Stern.

Regarding BPD, learn about the differences in method when one views this syndrome as based in conflict within the personality or deficits in the personality.

Understand addictions based on the work of the British object relations theorists.

Gain a basic understanding of the various theories and methods of brief treatment, as well as the common elements in all of them.

Be able to outline three different types or levels of borderline personalities and how each type can or cannot be successfully treated in brief treatment.

Recognize the diagnostic criteria for assessing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and some treatment methods.

Gain an understanding of Dyssemia, a syndrome in which children and adults lack the ability to perceive social cues and, thus, don’t fit in, appear odd, and irritate others.

Hear an approach to working in marital therapy with hard-to-treat couples, how to break destructive patterns, how to view the relationship as a system, and how to deal with extramarital affairs.

Learn how marital issues with the elderly are different from issues in younger couples and how retirement forces a final work-through of a lifetime of marital conflicts.

Recognize the meaning of self-disclosure to the patient and the therapeutic relationship, as well as how to decide whether to use it or not.

Recognize how to reason out clinical and ethical dilemmas using the principle of the client’s best interest first and foremost.

Be able to appreciate the difficulties of making contracts with managed care contracts and what to look for when signing on to provider lists.

Learn about working with patients who are on medication.

Understand schizoid patients, what makes them schizoid developmentally, how they relate in therapy, transference and countertransference issues, and the use of interpretation.

Interviews

An Overview to Brief Treatment - Maria Corwin, Ph.D.

Dr. Maria Corwin presents an overview of the various theories and methods utilized in brief treatment and the common elements in all of them.

Borderline Disorders - Eda Goldstein, Ph.D.

Author of Borderline Disorders: A Clinician's Guide, Dr. Eda Goldstein discusses her work with borderline personalities and the differences in methodology when one views this syndrome as based on conflicts within the personality or deficits in the personality.

Brief Treatment of the Borderline Personality - Sandy Hotchkiss, M.S.W., B.C.D.

Sandy Hotchkiss outlines three different types or levels of borderline personalities and how each type can or cannot be successfully treated using brief therapy. In particular, for some borderline personalities, leaving the door open to return for more treatment is an invitation for regression.

Children Who Don’t Fit In - Stephen Nowicki, Ph.D., Marshall Duke, Ph.D.

Drs. Nowicki and Duke discuss their research on Dyssemia, a syndrome in which children and adults lack the ability to perceive social cues and, thus, don't fit in, appear odd, and irritate others.

Comparative Theory - Joe Palombo, M.A.

Founder and former Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, Joe Palombo, discusses the underpinnings of a number of therapeutic models, elaborating upon their commonalities and their differences.

Eating Disorders and Attachment Theory - Linda Chassler, Ph.D.

Dr. Linda Chassler discusses eating disorders from the point of view of attachment theory and the work of Daniel Stern.

Elderly and Older Couples - Mary Ann Wolinsky, M.S.W.

Author of A Heart of Wisdom: Marital Counseling with Older and Elderly Couples, Mary Ann Wolinsky discusses work with elderly couples, how marital issues with the elderly differ from issues in younger couples, and how retirement forces a final work-through of a lifetime of marital conflicts.

Ethical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy - Kathleen Murphy, Ph.D.

Dr. Kathleen Murphy discusses how to reason out clinical and ethical dilemmas using the principle of the client’s best interest first and foremost.

Managed Care Contracts - Sandra Nye, J.D., M.S.W.

Sandra Nye, an attorney and social worker, tells us about managed care contracts and what to look for when signing on to provider lists.

Psychopharmacology in Everyday Practice - Stan McCracken, Ph.D.

Dr. Stan McCracken discusses work with patients who are taking medication.

Self-Disclosure - George Stricker, Ph.D.

What should we know about self-disclosure? Are there clinical and ethical guidelines for the reality aspects of the therapeutic relationship? Dr. Stricker, author of many psychological texts, discusses his unique point of view on self-disclosure, its meaning to the patient and the therapeutic relationship, and how to decide whether or not to use it.

The Schizoid Personality - Karla Clark, Ph.D.

Dr. Karla Clark discusses, her work with schizoid patients, what makes them schizoid developmentally, how they relate in therapy, transference and countertransference issues, and the use of interpretation.

Treating ADHD - Russell Barkeley, Ph.D.

Noted expert and author of many books on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dr. Russell Barkley presents the diagnostic criteria for assessing this disorder and provides some treatment methods.

Work with Difficult Couples - Marlene Watson, Ph.D.

Dr. Marlene Watson addresses breaking the destructive patterns that often exist in couples' relationships. She discusses marital therapy with hard-to-treat couples, how to break destructive patterns, how to view the relationship as a system, and how to deal with extramarital affairs. Additionally, she helps us understand the chronically stuck couple by looking at the meaning and purpose of conflict in a couples relationship and how to work creatively toward resolution.

“Empty Core” Theory and Substance Abuse - Jeffrey Seinfeld, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Seinfeld, PhD explores the treatment of substance abusers from a British object relations perspective, focusing on the abuser's use of chemicals as a replacement for the lost early nurturing relationship.

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