Psychotherapy Coursework (PSTY5107)


Coursework involves attendance at grand rounds, seminars, individual and group supervision at the Mental Health Sciences Centre, Cumberland Hospital. Candidates need to attend and participate in these activities and also need to conduct clinically supervised psychotherapy at a standard appropriate to the advanced stage of training in the discipline.

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Classes are held on Thursday mornings and include lectures, case presentations, seminars on theory, tutorials on research method and supervision for clinical work.


Assessment is by review of clinical work by supervisors and assessment of knowledge and participation by the teaching faculty.


The Metaphor of Play. Intimacy and Alienation. Forms of Feeling. Borderline Personality Disorder and the Conversational Model: A Clinician's Manual. The Dissociation Model of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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