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OVERVIEW OF ALL PATIENT TYPES suitable for ISTDP with detailed review of learning issues of each patient type. Plus optional 1 day supervision and observation This is an excellent introduction block for those new to ISTDP and review of technical details for more experienced. In collaboration with the Swiss Society for ISTDP: Update on evidence for the metapsychological basis of ISTDP Overview of the spectra of suitable Patients for ISTDP with Case Illustrations. This block will be responsive to key areas…Find out more »
The ISTDP Institute, Washington School of Psychiatry, and New Center for Psychoanalysis (Los Angeles) present: ISTDP Summer School for Psychotherapists & Physicians Five Days of Intensive Psychotherapy Training and Immersion Captain Whidbey Inn, Puget Sound, Washington State, USA With Thomas M. Brod, MD, Angela Cooper, DClinPsy, and Nat Kuhn, MD The Whidbey Island Summer School is meant for physicians and practicing psychotherapists at all levels who wish to deepen their understanding, competence, and comfort with the theory and practice of intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy. Special emphasis…Find out more »
Reaching through resistance: Treating the highly resistant patient with ISTDP The majority of all psychotherapy patients do not benefit sufficiently from medications or psychotherapies, including manualized CBT or traditional psychoanalytic therapy. Such patients typically present with entrenched symptoms, relational difficulties and self-defeating behaviour patterns, which destroy their efforts to benefit from psychotherapy. This type of resistance to treatment is common, costly and frustrating to health care providers, and the patients we try to help. To respond to the problem of…Find out more »
Treatment of the fragile client: Building capacity and bringing structural change Fragile Character structure is a common cause of treatment resistance in psychiatric and psychotherapy patients of all diagnostic groups. Frequently misdiagnosed as a range of conditions, these patients are often heavily medicated, hospitalized and become involved in complex, destructive interactions with healthcare systems and therapists. Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy has been specifically developed and researched through thousands of videotape case studies, to provide tailored processes of assessment, capacity building,…Find out more »