The quality and quantity of empirical support for psychodynamic approaches with adolescents is growing, especially for treating depression. How can psychodynamic psychotherapy be delivered in a format that is widely accessible to adolescents? Earn 2 CE credits for reading this empirical study presenting a randomized controlled trial of internet-based psychodynamic psychotherapy online for adolescents diagnosed with depression (Lindqvist et al. (2020). Affect-focused psychodynamic internet-based therapy for adolescent depression: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(3), e18047. doi:10.2196/18047). The article is open access without charge — please contact our Director at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance in accessing it. A Certificate of Completion follows reading the article and passing an online multiple choice test. Introductory level. This course may be applied to the Certificate of Advanced Study in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy if desired. $29.
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Providing psychodynamic psychotherapy online for adolescents is receiving increasing attention. Adolescent depression is an urgent issue worldwide, and designing treatments that are not only effective but also accessible and practical is a challenge. With the technological interest and savvy shared by many adolescents, creative treatment delivery methods such as internet-based approaches have developed and have been shown to be effective for cognitive behavioral therapy. With growing empirical support for the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy in treating adolescents, Linqvist et al. (2020) conducted a randomized controlled study to assess its effectiveness when delivered in an online format, with promising results. Providing psychodynamic psychotherapy online for adolescents is a promising option. This article presents the study and its findings.
The article is authored by an international team of researchers, representing Sweden, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Many have been involved in numerous studies assessing and reviewing the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy for adolescents and children.
The article was selected by Dr. Marylie Gerson. Dr. Gerson received her PhD in Psychology from Princeton University and is both an experimental social psychologist and clinical psychologist. She is Psychology Professor Emeritus at California Lutheran University and combines teaching and research with an active clinical practice.
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Online for Adolescents earns 2 CE credits.
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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Online for Adolescents is an introductory-level course. Our courses are designed for postdoctoral-level psychologists, but we do not restrict access to our courses. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
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The course, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Online for Adolescents, consists of reading the open-access article, Lindqvist et al. (2020). Affect-focused psychodynamic internet-based therapy for adolescent depression: Randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(3), e18047. doi:10.2196/18047, and passing an online multiple choice test. A Certificate of Completion for the course will follow passage of the test. Please contact the Director if you need any assistance in accessing the article (firstname.lastname@example.org). This course earns 2 CE credits. Introductory level. This course may be applied to the Certificate of Advanced Study in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy if desired. $29.