Knowing the self and the other: Critical explorations of psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic case studies (PSY2121.01)

Maxwell Levis

This course serves as an introduction to psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic theory and practice. We will focus on clinical case studies and associated theoretical literature, tracing from psychoanalytic foundations to contemporary evidenced-based models. The course prioritizes engagement with original sources, including case studies, provider and client reflections, and recorded sessions. Class sessions will focus on specific methods, addressing innovation, context, and limitation. Students will be responsible for closely engaging with course materials and leading group activities throughout the semester.

Learning Outcomes:
-Gain familiarity with foundational psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic methods
-Discern the historical context and broader impact associated with these clinical and theoretical approaches
-Identify psychoanalysis and psychotherapy’s evolving research, clinical, and theoretical standards
-Develop informed critiques and explore relevant domains of innovations

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
F 8:30AM - 12:10PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency: One time only

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