A new class will begin in September! ICP+P’s Couples Therapy Training Program focuses on integrating psychodynamic theory and specific clinical skills, so that clinicians can feel effective in therapeutically addressing the challenges of this work. The program consists of weekly three-hour meetings, divided between didactic learning and group supervision on active couples cases.
Wait List Only - Applications for the 2019-2020 class of its Fellowship Program in Contemporary Forms of Psychoanalysis are now being accepted! The Fellowship Program introduces participants to the ways psychoanalysis has evolved as a relevant clinical practice for the 21st century.
We hope that all members will plan to join us on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm for a Community Lunch! This gathering will take the place of the annual fall potluck and town hall meeting. It will be a kick-off event for the 2019-2020 year and gives us a chance to come together as a community to renew ongoing relationships as well as to welcome new members.
Launching a group can be one of the most challenging tasks you face as a group therapist. It is easy to get stuck because you are unsure what to do next. In this workshop participants will explore the potential pitfalls of starting a group and learn how to avoid them. Using practical advice that is grounded in group theory, participants are guided through a stepwise process of launching a group.
In this pre-conference, Dr. Sandmeyer will present her Ralph Roughton award winning paper, “Understanding Homophobia in our Forefathers: Rethinking How Kohut Actually Worked.” In this presentation, we will consider Kohut’s perspective on homosexuality, as well as grapple with ethical considerations in addressing the history of homophobia in psychoanalysis.
Dr. Blechner will discuss gender and sexual fluidity, and how attitudes and social norms about sexuality and gender identification have changed over the last 50 years. In his clinically focused presentation, Dr. Blechner will address how this has led to changes in psychotherapeutic aims and practices, and he will outline countertransference dilemmas and ways that clinicians can use them productively.
Dr. Hart will be coming to Washington to be the speaker at ICP+P's conference and will speak on the topic of Racial / Cultural Awareness. This conference will offer 3 CEs that fulfill Diversity credit requirements. Save the date and check back soon for more information.