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September 20, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until November 22, 2019

Child Psychoanalytic Training (CPT)
2019-20, 1st Trimester — Fridays, 10:15-11:45am
Denise C.K. Fort, PhD
Flaviane Ferreira, MD LMHC

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September 20, 2019 — Child Analytic Technique: The Relationship with the Analyst

The developmental capacities of prelatency children require techniques appropriate to their cognitive and psychological capabilities. How does analytic treatment enable the child to move from the preoedipal to the oedipal stage and, in some cases, into latency? In the next two seminars we will pay close attention to and discuss how psychoanalytic treatment leads to change in the child patient. We will examine the object-relational and non-verbal aspects of the analytic dyad in the light of current two-person psychoanalytic thought. First, we will look at the therapeutic object relationship: the child’s use of the analyst not only as a transference object but as a developmental object.

Neely, C. (2018) The developmental object and therapeutic action. Marianne Kris Memorial Lecture at the ACP conference in Santa Fe, 2018. Unpublished.

Miller, J.M. (2013) Developmental psychoanalysis and developmental objects. Psychoanalytic Inquiry 33(4):312-322.

Harrison, A.M. (2013) Comments on “Developmental psychoanalysis and developmental objects.” Psychoanalytic Inquiry 33(4):323-329.


September 20, 2019
10:15 am - 11:45 am
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(206) 328-5315
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4020 E Madison St, #230
Seattle, WA 98112
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