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EP17 Workshop 29 - Transference Focused Psychotherapy - Otto Kernberg, MD

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Workshops |  Psychoanalysis |  Transference / Countertransference |  Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) |  Psychotherapy
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Otto Kernberg, MD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
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Original Program Date:
Dec 17, 2017
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This workshop will present an overview of the theory of TFP, its relation to the structure of severe personality disorders, and its technique. the technique of TFP will be outlined as general strategy, particular technical instruments, and tactical approaches to complications and particular situations. Major consideration include transference, countertransference, technical neutrality and interpretation.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Analyze indications and contraindications for TFP.
  2. Demonstrate intervention from a position of technical neutrality.
  3. Describe dealing interpretively with transference developments.

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



3 credits available.

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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.