The Psychoanalytic Treatment of Couples II (Joint MPI/CDCIP Course)
Glenn Good, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
Tuesdays 7:30-9:00 pm
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 2011
9 CME/CE credit hours
This course is an extension of The Psychoanalytic Treatment of Couples I. It is intended for clinicians who have taken any of the previous offerings of the first course and want to pursue a more in depth look at the conjoint clinical process. It will begin with a review of the previous course and will then demonstrate with a focus on clinical process.
Goals: These courses will introduce students to the basic concepts of diagnosis and treatment of relationship problems.
Objectives: At the conclusion of the courses, the students will be familiar with the following knowledge:
1. Basic concepts in differentiating relationship pathology from individual pathology.
2. Basic issues in determining the treatment of choice among system or individual approaches to treatment.
3. Basic steps in conducting a couples assessment.
4. Basic concepts in structuring and conducting conjoint psychotherapy.
Course I is a prerequisite for Course II
May be used toward completion of the Child Development and Clinical Issues Program.