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EP05 Workshop 19 - Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) - Otto Kernberg, MD

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Workshops |  Transference / Countertransference |  Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
Otto Kernberg, MD
2 Hours 36 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 08, 2005
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Dr. Kernberg will present specific, empirically tested psychodynamic psychotherapy for patients with severe personality disorders. The strategy, tactics and techniques of TFP will be described and illustrated with clinical material. Indications and contraindications, prognosis and special crises and complications in the treatment will be explored.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Given a case, describe how to relate theory of technique to actual therapeutic intervention.
  2. Given a case involving crises and complications, describe the basic aspects of technique. 

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Otto Kernberg, MD, is a psychoanalyst and professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is most widely known for his psychoanalytic theories on borderline personality organization and narcissistic pathology. Director of the Personality Disorders Institute at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Kernberg is a Past-President of the International Psychoanalytic Association. He is also Training and Supervising Analyst of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Dr. Kernberg is the author of twelve books and co-author of twelve others. His most recent books are Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Focusing on Object Relations and Handbook of Dynamic Psychotherapy for Higher Level Personality Pathology.