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.

Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

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

Textbooks

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?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

PSTY5105

Prohibitions

PSTY5106

Corequisites

PSTY5108

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.