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COURSE SIX – The Impasses Through Mutual Blaming: Dealing with High Conflict Divorce from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

Course SIX - The Impasses Through Mutual Blaming: Dealing with High Conflict Divorce from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

Course Coordinator: Kas Tuters

Seminar Leader: Don Carveth, Kas Tuters, Sally Doulis, Fäggie Oliver

Course Moderator: Michael Blugerman

Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: January 9, 16, 23, 30, 2020 (4 evenings)

Fees: $240

Registration Deadline: January 1, 2020
Preregistration is required.

** DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE

In this course we will examine what sort of psychopathology is involved in partners caught in high conflict divorce, e.g. Personality Disorders, Narcissism. Another dynamic that plays a major role is Projection and Projective Identification. These dynamics will be discussed in detail through the presentation of clinical examples.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. To understand the psychopathology involved in high conflict divorce;
  2. To understand the dynamics involved in Projection and Projective Identification;
  3. How to learn how to help “warring partners” separate with minimal destructiveness.
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Kaspars Tuters, MD, FRCP(C)

Kaspars Tuters, MD, FRCP(C), Psychoanalyst in Private Practice. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Fellow, British Psychoanalytical Society. Faculty TPS&I.

Michael Blugerman, MSW, RSW

Michael Blugerman, MSW, RSW, Private Practice in child/adolescent/adult; Executive Director, Children’s Resource and Consultation Centre of Ontario; Chair, Ontario Association of Private Adoption Practitioners; Guest of the TPS.

Donald L. Carveth, PhD, RP, FIPA

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

Sally Doulis, MSW, RSW, Dip. TCPP

Sally Doulis, MSW, RSW, Dip. TCPP, Infant/Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychotherapist in private practice. Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists, Faculty/Supervisor CICAPP; Guest of the TPS.

Fäggie Oliver*, BA, EdM, Dip. TCCP

Fäggie Oliver, BA, EdM, Dip. TCCP, Clinical member of CAPCT, private practice with children, adolescents and adults.

* By invitation.

The Extension Courses are eligible for Section 1 CME credits (0.5 credits/hour).

Full-time students in universities and colleges, and mental-health trainees are eligible for a 25% reduction in course fees. Proof of 2019/2020 status needs to be provided. Please contact the tps&i directly to register at a discount. Refunds must be requested in writing two weeks prior to the beginning of a course. A handling fee of $30 will be retained. After these two weeks, fees cannot be returned.

** Distance Participation – Priority will be given to those outside Metro Toronto area.

For more information about and for registration in the tps&i Extension Programs, Scientific Meetings, Training Programs, Study and Supervision groups and Special Presentations, please visit our website: torontopsychoanalysis.com or email info@torontopsychoanalysis.com

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