Self Psychology: A National Conference on the Work of Heinz Kohut
"Self Psychology has become an increasingly important direction for therapists to explore, and although it remains the source of lively debate with classical Freudians, in the past years the movement has gained increasing momentum. Ideas on Heinz Kohut's work on development, disturbance, and restoration of the self are the focus of this program. Historical and clinical material is presented in Kohut's ideas during the last few years of his life. INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING PRESENTATIONS: Role of Empathy in Human Development Heinz Kohut, MD; Future of Self Psychology Heinz Kohut, MD;Reconstructions and the Validity of the Negative Heinz Kohut, MD; Role of Empapthy: Reflections on Empathy Heinz Kohut, MD; The Place of Self Psychology in the History of Depth Psychology, Arnold Cooper, MD, Discussants Arnold Cooper and Charles Strozier; Self Objects and Self Object Transferences Michael Basch, MD; Change in the Self: The Development and Transformation of Idealizing Transference, Paul Topin, MD; Summary Heinz Kohut, MD; Perspective on the Curative Process in Psychoanalysis Paul Ornstein, MD; The Curative Process Morton Shane,MD and Ernest Wolf, MD "
After completion of this program you will be able to:
1. Explain Kohut's theory on the use of empathy.
2. Identify effective ways to use empathy in clinical work.
3. Discuss the curative process in Psychoanalysis.
|CE Hours (optional)
|Heinz Kohut, Arnold Goldberg, Charles Stroizer, Michael Basch, Paul Topin, Paul Ornstien, Morton Shane, Ernest Wolf
|Self Psychology, Legacy