Who is this course for?
Everyone who would like to find out about psychoanalysis or deepen the knowledge they already have.
This course will introduce Freud’s core ideas and that of his followers within the British Psychoanalytical Society. It is a comprehensive overview on key psychoanalytic theories.
Part 1 - Freud and his theories
1 - Freud and the Unconscious - Dr. David Bell
2 - Freud's Models of the Mind - Mrs. Susan Loden
3 - Sexuality - Ms. Megan Virtue
4 - Dreams - Dr. Gearoid Fitzgerald
5 - Defence Mechanisms - Dr. Catia Galatariotou
6 - Transference and Countertransference - Dr. Sergei Grachev
7 - The Analytic Setting - Mrs. Anne Amos
Part 2 - British Pychoanalysis Influences
1 - Anna Freud - Mrs. Marianne Parsons
2 - Melanie Klein - Mrs. Margaret Rustin
3 - Donald Winnicott - Dr. Jan Abram
4 - Wilfred Bion - Ms. Nicola Abel-Hirsch
5 - Psychic Development - Dr. Margot Waddell
This course consists of recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures, study questions, suggested reading and a glossary of terms. The study questions will help you to check your understanding and will not be assessed.
These features of the course allow students the freedom to follow the course at their own pace.
In the live online discussion groups you will be joined by up to seven other students and a senior analyst. There are 12 discussion groups as part of the course – one for each lecture. Please see below for the dates and times of these discussions.
**Please note that all course content can be accessed at any time for the duration of the course.**
The course is open to all including those completely new to the subject and no specific experience or qualifications are required.
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).
To take part in discussion groups you need a computer, laptop, tablet or phone as well as a microphone (this is built in for many devices.) A webcam is also recommended. You will need to have Skype installed on your chosen device. Please make sure you have the most up to date version installed.
For discussion groups, it is essential that you have a good degree of understanding of English language unless stated otherwise.
If you complete the course and attend at least 80% of the online discussion groups, you will receive a digital certificate of attendance. If you opt out of the discussion groups, you will not receive a certificate but you will have an email confirming that you registered for the course.
With discussion groups: £360
Dates and times of discussion groups
Mondays at 9.15am - 10.45am (BST) on the following days
03 Sept, 10 Sept, 17 Sept, 24 Sept, 01 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct
- After this there will be a two week break. Please note: during this break, we will switch from 9.15am - 10.45am BST to 9.15am - 10.45am GMT. Please make sure you check your local time against GMT and are available.
05 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 03 Dec
|With discussion groups||£ 360.00|
Member only event