A Framework to Understand and Work with Patients
This program is specifically for mental health practitioners and educators who want to enhance their clinical knowledge, skill and competence. The program provides a unique and stimulating opportunity for postgraduates from various disciplines to participate in two consecutive evening courses throughout the academic year.
The comprehensive courses provide a solid psychoanalytically informed framework in which to understand and work with patients. Integration of theory and its application is emphasized. This program offers an excellent foundation in psychoanalytic thought, particularly for those who are considering analytical training in the future. A certificate of completion for a one year course of study will be awarded.
The program includes one year of study, which is divided into two semesters of 15 sessions each. The two courses are given on Tuesday evenings from 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm.
Introduction to Psychoanalytic Thought, Fall and Spring Semester
Tracing the development of specific psychoanalytic theories including classical, object relations, self psychology, and relational perspectives, this course will provide an overview of psychoanalytic thought. Emphasis will be placed on its historical and theoretical evolution. Close attention to psychoanalytic concepts like therapeutic alliance, transference, countertransference and resistance and their integration into clinical practice will be highlighted. Case presentations will be utilized.
Clinical Practice Applications, Fall and Spring Semester
Focusing on the application of key psychoanalytic concepts, this course will help the professional formulate psychodynamically informed interventions in practice. Emphasis will be placed on developing techniques tailored to meet the clinical needs of the professional working with specific populations. Trauma, eating disorders, sexual abuse,and substance abuse are among the clinical issues to be covered.
These courses are designed to:
Patient assignment with supervision is available for qualified students choosing the clinical component.
Group and individual supervision will be available for qualified applicants.
The NIP One Year Evening Program is open to the master's degree-level social workers, master's or PhD-level psychologists, physicians, psychiatric nurses with master's degrees, clergy, CACs, licensed mental health professionals, and other professionals with experience in psychotherapy.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition for the 2013.2014 academic year is $2,260.00, plus a $75.00 non-refundable application fee.
A group interview and letters of recommendation are required in addition to the application and the $75 application fee. Download a copy of the application now.
For more information, please contact Fernando Rodas, Manager of Academic Affairs, at 646.783.7718 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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