Psychotherapy Coursework (PSTY5107)
UNIT OF STUDY
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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Further unit of study information
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.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Theoretical grounding in the Conversational Model and related approaches to psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.