Online Course » BPD03 Borderline -Object-Relations Approach (inactive)

Course Description:
The purpose of this module is to present an exploration of treatment of individuals with borderline personality disorder from the object relations perspective.
Course Objective:
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:

Object relations theory and borderline disorder
Fragile self-fused object
Countertransference 
Issues of termination of therapy

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
FRANK SUMMERS, Ph.D. Frank Summers, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences at Northwestern University and holds faculty positions both at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis. His previous book Object Relations Theory and Psychopathology, has been hailed as the best available survey of contemporary psychoanalytic theory and technique. In his current book Transcending the Self, Dr. Summers provides case discussions demonstrating how psychoanalytic therapy informed by an object relations model can affect radical personality change. Dr. Summers maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Chicago.
Course Prerequisite(s):
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details




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