Course One – Psychoanalytic Theory: Freud and Beyond

Course One - Psychoanalytic Theory: Freud and Beyond

Course Coordinator: Elizabeth Tuters

Course Leader: Don Carveth

Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 2016

Fees: $360

Preregistration is required.


Professor Don Carveth will focus this course on the development of psychoanalytic theory from its origins in the work of Sigmund Freud with its patriarchal focus on the oedipal phase toward a greater appreciation of the mother-infant relationship, object relations, the self and society as part of a range of later psychodynamic thinkers, such as Sándor Ferenczi, Ian Suttie, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, John Bowlby, Donald Winnicott, Wilfred Bion, Erich Fromm, Jaques Lacan, Heinz Kohut, Otto Kernberg, Stephen Mitchell and others. Their theoretical concepts will be linked to clinical work. Participant discussion and interaction is encouraged.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course the participants will be able:

  1. To become aware of the importance of the contribution of Sigmund Freud.
  2. To become acquainted with the contribution of other psychoanalytical theorists.
  3. To become aware of the importance of different models of psychoanalytic theory and their potential use with different types of patients.

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Elizabeth Tuters

Elizabeth Tuters, MSW, RSW, FIPA, Child/Adult Psychoanalyst in Private Practice. Team Leader, Infant Program, Hincks-Dellcrest Children’s Centre/Institute; Officer, Board of Directors; Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists. Faculty, TPS&I.

Donald L. Carveth

Donald L. Carveth, PhD, RP, FIPA, is Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought and a Senior Scholar, York University; Training & Supervising Analyst, Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis; Faculty, TPS&I.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits are available. This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certificate Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone. As per the Royal College standard, each presentation provides a minimum of 25% interactive learning.

Full-time students in universities and colleges, and mental-health trainees are eligible for a 25% reduction in course fees. Proof of 2016/2017 status needs to be provided. Please contact the tps&i directly to register at a discount.

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