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COURSE TWO – A Critical and Comparative Look at Psychoanalysis Based on Don Carveth’s book Psychoanalytic Thinking: a Dialectical Critique of Contemporary Theory and Practice

COURSE TWO - A Critical and Comparative Look at Psychoanalysis Based on Don Carveth’s book Psychoanalytic Thinking: a Dialectical Critique of Contemporary Theory and Practice

Course Coordinator and Presenter: Don Carveth

Moderator: Michael Blugerman

Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm: October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 2019 (4 evenings)

Fees: $240

Registration Deadline: October 7, 2019
Preregistration is required.

** DISTANCE PARTICIPATION AVAILABLE

In each of the four evenings approximately one quarter of “Psychoanalytic Thinking” (Carveth 2018) will be summarized and discussed. We will explore both critical and comparative approaches to psychoanalytic thought, as well as clinical implications. What is the way forward in psychoanalysis today? What is dialectical thinking? Active participation is encouraged.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. To understand critical psychoanalysis.
  2. To understand comparative psychoanalysis.
  3. To understand dialectical as distinct from dualistic and monistic thinking.
  4. To explore the need for cross-“silo” dialogue in psychoanalysis today.
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Donald L. Carveth, PhD, RP, FIPA

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

Michael Blugerman, MSW, RSW

Michael Blugerman – 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.

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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