Modern Perspectives in Psychoanalysis

Modern Perspectives in Psychoanalysis

Each semester, the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis opens its classroom doors to the public for a semester long experience. Click here to apply .

Application Deadline January 18th

Offered Spring 2019 

Modern Perspectives in Psychoanalysis

Instructor: Dr. Lynn Perlman
Schedule: Classes will run 12 weeks on a mainly every-other-week, two-credit schedule, starting February. Class meetings are Wednesdays, 5:00-7:00 PM.  The dates are Feb. 6, Feb. 20, Mar. 6, Mar. 13, Mar. 20, Apr. 3, Apr. 17, May 1, May 8, May 15, May 29, Jun. 12

Course Description:This course introduces students to a modern psychoanalysis by exploring how we understand people and how we work with patients.  We examine elementary concepts related to what drives us, how we form relationships, how our characters develop, dreams, and the therapeutic interaction. We will also explore specific methods for working with psychotic, violent, and addiction-ridden patients.

Enroll either for academic credit or on a continuing education basis.

Cost: $1540 for academic credit (2 credits) | $695 for non-credit | additional $40 for Continuing Education Credit | add $50 registration fee in any case

Modern Perspectives in Psychoanalysis


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Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)

The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. BGSP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5676. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

For information on continuing education credits for nurses, social workers, or marriage and family counseling, call 617.277.3915.
CE credit information is included with each event description.

Modern Perspectives in Psychoanalysis