Introduction to the work of Donald Winnicott - with online discussion groups (May 24th intake)

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This course will introduce and consider in some detail Donald Winnicott’s central concepts, located amongst those who were pioneering and creating psychoanalytic thinking during the mid-years of the 20th century.


Course Outline

This course can be delivered entirely online or with the option of adding live online discussion groups. This is the registration page for the discussion group version. 

**To book a place on the online-only version of the course, please browse the list of intakes here.**

Please Note: There are currently 10 places available for this intake. These slots will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Registrations will be closed after these slots are filled.


Course features

The course consists of 8 recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures, study questions, suggested readings and a glossary of terms. 
Students will have access to all of these materials at any time for the duration of the course 

These features of the course allow students the freedom to follow the course at their own pace. (see 'Course Length' below for more information).

You can read a short bio about the teacher on this course, Ms. Angela Joyce, by clicking here


Recorded lectures

1. Primary Maternal Preoccupation and Holding

2. Illusion, Transitional Space and Play

3. True and False Self

4. Aggression and the Capacity for Concern

5. The Use of an Object

6. Infantile Sexuality

7. Psychopathology and the Antisocial Tendency

8. Creativity and Culture

Here you can watch Ms. Angela Joyce introducing her course


Who is this course for?

Professionals working in Health, Education or Social Services, as well as students from a variety of disciplines such as philosophy, medicine, psychology, literature, wanting to expand their knowledge on Winnicott's ideas and its applications. Also suitable for those who completed our Introductory Lectures course.


Why study with us?

Entry requirements

There are no academic entry requirements, but you must have the technology necessary to enrol in our Moodle platform, which requires a strong broadband connection (around 400kbps - 2Mbps download speed, 400kbps+ upload speed).

Course length

4 months - online with discussion groups (using Skype) (8 lectures and 8 discussion groups). For discussion groups, it is essential that you have a good degree of understanding of English language unless stated otherwise.

Online live discussion groups will take place on Thursdays at 11.30 - 1pm GMT. 
The dates of these discussions will be:

07June, 14 June, 21 June, 28 June, 05 July, 12 July, 19 July, 26 July



Online course plus online discussion groups and certificate: £215


Further information


**Please note that all course content can be accessed at anytime for the duration of the course.**



May 24th, 2018 4:58 PM   to   September 24th, 2018 11:55 PM
Online course with discussion groups £ 215.00
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Online course with discussion groups £ 215.00