First Year Courses

  • 90A Psychodynamics I (12 sessions)
    This course is designed to provide an introduction to psychoanalytic theory in general, and to Karen Horney’s theory in particular, and to help the student to become aware of unconscious dynamics and character structure. Lectures and clinical workshops are employed.
  • 95 Clinical Assessment (8 sessions)
    This course is designed to provide a grasp of the fundamentals of diagnosis and evaluation for treatment modalities. Material is presented from both a psychiatric and psychoanalytic perspective. The format combines lectures and clinical material.
  • xx Human Development [the current student took this course] (6 Sessions)
    The purpose of this course is to begin to familiarize students with various theories of human development. The emphasis is on how issues in development impact on psychopathology and health.
  • xx DSM Diagnostic Assessment [the current tutorial I am doing] (16 Sessions)
    The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the DSM categories and the fundamentals of conducting a diagnostic interview, the basics of clinical writing (progress notes, treatment plans, intake reports) and developing an initial formulation.