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Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis (1 CE Credit)

Earn 1 CE credit for reading an interesting journal article by Dr. Alejandro Ávila (Ávila, A. [2014]. The intersubjective: A core concept for psychoanalysis. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 1-5. doi: 10.1080/0803706X.2014.967813). Ávila reviews the main tenets of the relational perspective, which focuses on intersubjectivity as a fundamental frame for humans and a means for change. He asserts, “psychoanalysis represents an opportunity of discovery, through curiosity and acceptance of uncertainty, playing with reality, where the unpredictable vicissitudes of relationality configure a scenario of change” (p. 4). A Certificate of Completion follows reading the article and passing an online multiple choice test. Please contact the Director (mgersonphd@psychstudies.net) for help in accessing the article. Intermediate level. This course may be applied to the Certificate of Advanced Study in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy if desired. $10.

 

Course Objectives

As a result of this learning activity, the participant will be able to:

  • describe the three main concepts underlying the relational perspective in psychoanalysis and
  • apply these concepts to psychotherapy with adults.

 

Product Description

 

Intersubjectivity

 

 

 

 

Author and Instructor

The article on intersubjectivity in psychoanalysis is authored by Dr. Alejandro Ávila. Dr. Ávila is a Professor of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at Complutense University in Madrid.  He is a training member and honorary president of the Institute of Relationship Psychotherapy, and serves as a board member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and chair of the organization’s Spanish chapter.

The article was selected by Michael J. Gerson, PhD (Instructor).  Dr. Gerson is a licensed psychologist, psychoanalyst, and marriage and family therapist. He is a professor emeritus in the Graduate School of Psychology at California Lutheran University and active clinician. He has been training other clinicians for over 30 years, both in his private practice, in community counseling centers, and in graduate programs.

Please contact the Director (mgersonphd@psychstudies.net) if you would like help in accessing the article.

 

Program Information

 

The Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Conflicts of Interest or Commercial Support

There is no commercial support or other potential conflicts of interest for this program, presentation, or instructor for Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis.

 

Commitment to Diversity and Accessibility

We are committed to respecting diversity in all of its forms, including age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, language, socioeconomic status, religion, and disability. We also strive to make all of our activities accessible to individuals with special needs or disabilities. Please contact the Director at mgersonphd@psychstudies.net if you ever have any questions or concerns regarding any of our programs.

 

Sources and Relevance

Our programs and teaching methods are supported by current, empirically-based scientific literature, and are designed to provide continuing education that is relevant to psychological practice, education, and/or research, so that psychologists may maintain and expand their ability to serve the public and contribute to the profession.

 

Target Audience

Our courses are designed for postdoctoral-level psychologists; this course is an intermediate-level course. All mental health professionals, educators, and researchers have a variety of educational backgrounds and needs—if you have any questions about whether this course could benefit you and/or would be appropriate for your level of training, please do not hesitate to contact us. You may contact the Director directly at mgersonphd@psychstudies.net with any questions or concerns.

 

Course Schedule

This course will be available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you will be able pace yourself in a manner that is comfortable for you.

 

Cost and Refund/Cancellation Policy

The cost of the course is noted below. There are no additional fees. If you do not subscribe to the journal or belong to an organization that does, please contact the Director (mgersonphd@psychstudies.net) for help in accessing the article. Your satisfaction is important to us. If you are not satisfied with a course, please let us know immediately—we will cancel your order and gladly offer you a full refund.

 

Course Format Summary

This course on intersubjectivity in psychoanalysis allows you to earn CE credit for reviewing this informative journal article and passing an online multiple choice test.  The article is available online through the publisher (Ávila, A. [2014]. The intersubjective: A core concept for psychoanalysis. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 1-5. doi: 10.1080/0803706X.2014.967813) Please contact the Director (mgersonphd@psychstudies.net) if you need help in accessing the article.  After reading the article, access the online test and Certificate of Completion for the course to earn 1 CE credit.  Intermediate level—a foundation in classical psychoanalytic theory may be helpful before reading the article.  This course may be applied to the Certificate in Advanced Study in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy if desired. $10.

 

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