Deepening the Treatment: Transference, Countertransference and Enactments

Integrated Child & Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (ICAPP)
2021-22, 2nd Block — Mondays, 6:30-7:45pm
Babs Glover, MA LMHC
Donald Schimmel, PhD


The development of the capacities in the Learning Objectives for this course  will result in enhanced patient retention and clinical efficacy.

November 15, 2021 — Countertransference

Maroda, K. (1991). The Power of Countertransference. Chichester, NY: Wiley. Introduction & Ch1, pp1-32

November 22, 2021 — The Treatment Relationship; Provision and Negotiation

Mitchell, S. (1993). Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis. New York: Basic Books. Ch7, pp175-201

November 29, 2021 — Frame and Spontaneity in Treatment

Hoffman, I.Z. (2001) Dialectical Thinking and Therapeutic Action in Ritual and Spontaneity in the Psychoanalytic Process, pp193-217.

December 6, 2021 — Enactments

Katz, G (2014), The Play Within the Play: The Enacted Dimension of Psychoanalysis. Ch4-5, pp37-48

Wachtel, P. (2008), Ch10, “Enactments, New Relational Experience, and Implicit Relational Knowing” in Relational Theory and the Practice of Psychotherapy, pp220-244

December 13, 2021 — Enactment, Relationality and Self-Disclosure

Wachtel, P. (2008), Ch11, ”Confusions about Self-Disclosure” in Relational Theory and the Practice of Psychotherapy, pp245-265

Maroda, K.J. (1998). Enactment: When the Patient’s and Analyst’s Pasts Converge. Psychoanal. Psychol., 15(4):517-535.

January 3, 2022 — Racial Enactments

Leary, K. (2000). Racial Enactments in Dynamic Treatment. Psychoanal. Dial., 10(4):639-653.

Suchet, M. (2004). A Relational Encounter with Race. Psychoanal. Dial., 14(4):423-438.

January 10, 2022 — Working with Anger

Hall, J.S. (1998). Ch7, “Tolerating the Patient’s Rage” in Deepening the Treatment, pp157-178

Read only pages 157-163 and 171-178. (Skip the clinical example in the middle of the chapter.)

Maroda, K. (2009). Psychodynamic Techniques. NY: Guilford Press. Ch8, “Confrontation and Countertransference Anger: Overcoming the Therapist’s Aversion to Conflict,” pp179-203

January 17, 2022 — Mistakes, and Psychoanalytic Companioning

Gilhooley, D. (2011). Mistakes. Psychoanal. Psychol., 28(2):311-333.

Skip the Discussion section on pages 323-328.

Grossmark, R. (2018). The Unobtrusive Relational Analyst. NY: Routledge. Ch3, “Psychoanalytic Companioning” pp54-75

Grossmark, R. (2018). The Unobtrusive Relational Analyst. NY: Routledge. Ch4, “The eloquence of action” pp76-85