A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS: CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: Mark Solms


September 10, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Workshops



Johannesburg

7 – 8 October 2017

 

Venue:          The Ububele Educational and Psychotherapy Trust (Room TBA)

1 Tenth Road, Kew, Johannesburg​

 

Cost:             R1800 (non-SAPI members)

R1300 (SAPI members)

 

Enquiries:    aimeedollman@gmail.com

 

Lunches and refreshments will be provided.

 

This workshop will earn CPD points and it is accredited by the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society, which is in the process of establishing a clinical register. Completion of the workshop will count towards registration, when the register opens, but there will also be additional requirements (still being determined).

PROGRAMME

 

SATURDAY

THEORETICAL LESSONS

Session 1 (9:00-11:00)

  • The affective basis of consciousness itself (the conscious id)
  • The unconscious nature of cognition (the unconscious ego)
  • Working memory: the role of consciousness in cognition

Session 2 (11:30-13:30)

  • Consolidation, automatization and repression (the ‘cognitive’ and ‘dynamic’ unconscious)
  • Reconsolidation (“consciousness arises instead of a memory trace”)
  • Repression and defense (the return of the repressed)

Session 3 (14:30-16:30)

  • Life’s problems: a taxonomy of drives, instincts and affects (implications for psychopathology)

 

SUNDAY

CLINICAL LESSONS

Session 1 (9:00-11:00)

  • Implications of the conscious id for the ‘talking cure’
  • Why our patients suffer mainly from feelings
  • The meaning of symptoms
  • The actual task of psychoanalytic treatment
  • Countertransference (affective and object-relational dimensions)
  • Why transference interpretation is mutative
  • Why psychoanalytic treatment takes time: ‘working through’

 

PRACTICAL EXAMPLES

Session 2 (11:30-13:30)

  • First case presentation (by a workshop participant) and discussion

Session 3 (14:30-16:30)

  • Second case presentation (by a workshop participant) and discussion

 

 

REGISTRATION FORM

To register for this workshop, please complete this form and send it with proof of payment to: aimeedollman@gmail.com

 

Registration Closing Date: Friday 22 September 2017

 

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BANKING DETAILS

Account name: ML Solms

Bank: Nedbank

Account number: 1470068559

Branch Code: 14 700 5

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