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F.R.E.E. “Live” Webinar

Friday / June 10, 2022 – 7 to 9 pm (ET)

 

FROM DEFENSE TO ADAPTATION:

The Ever-Evolving Psychodynamic Process

 

Presented by Martha Stark, MD

Faculty, Harvard Medical School

 

Sponsored by Therapeutic Group Consulting (Michigan)

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Are you wishing that you had a better grasp of psychodynamic concepts and their application to the clinical hour?

 

My F.R.E.E. Zoom presentation on Friday, June 10, 2022, 7 to 9 pm (ET), will be based upon my award-winning book –

 

MODES OF THERAPEUTIC ACTION:

Knowledge, Experience, and Relationship

 

With an emphasis always on the translation of theory into practice, in this 2-hour intensive training I will be highlighting the three major psychoanalytic schools –

 

(Model 1) – the 1-person perspective of classical psychoanalysis – a “cognitive” approach that emphasizes “enhancement of knowledge” and “interpreting”;

 

(Model 2) – the 1½-person perspective of self psychology – an “affective” approach that emphasizes “provision of experience” and “grieving”; and

 

(Model 3) – the 2-person perspective of contemporary relational theory – a “relational” approach that emphasizes “engagement in relationship” and “negotiating mutual enactment.”

 

I am particularly interested in –

 

(1) what happens moment-to-moment in the intersubjective space between patient and therapist,

 

(2) how the “therapeutic process” between patient and therapist evolves over time,

 

(3) how healing cycles of disruption and repair can be generated when the therapist alternately challenges the patient’s defense and then supports it, and

 

(4) how the ongoing provision of “optimal stress” can ultimately “incentivize” deep, enduring, characterological change in the patient.

 

In order to facilitate this advancement of the patient from psychological rigidity to psychological flexibility and from defensive reaction to adaptive response, I will be teaching three “optimally stressful” template statements –

 

Model 1 “conflict statements,”

 

Model 2 “disillusionment statements,” and

 

Model 3 “accountability statements.”

 

All three of these statements are strategically designed to “precipitate disruption” in order to “trigger repair,” thereby healing unmastered early-on relational traumas and deeply embedded emotional injuries.

 

Finally, I will be presenting several clinical vignettes to demonstrate the transformation of –

 

“resistance” into “awareness” (Model 1),

 

“relentless hope” into “acceptance” (Model 2), and

 

“re-enactment” into “accountability” (Model 3).

 

PLEASE JOIN US!

F.R.E.E. “Live” Webinar

Friday / June 10, 2022 – 7 to 9 pm (ET)