Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
Child/Adolescent Training Curriculum
Child/Adolescent candidates who are currently enrolled in the Adult Program or have graduated from the Adult Program will take the combined Child Curriculum (listed on this page).
Child/Adolescent candidates who are enrolled in stand-alone child training will take the full First and Second Year Adult Curriculum. In the Third Year, candidates will take a sequence of 3 courses in the Adult Curriculum on Monday evenings: Gender, Sexuality and Perversion, and Universal Fantasies and also begin the combined Child Curriculum (listed on this page) on Thursday evenings. If Course ChA. 11 is not being given in a particular year, then candidates will take the alternating Child/Adult Continuous Case Conference in the Third Year Adult Curriculum instead. In the Fourth Year the candidate will only be required to take the combined Child Curriculum on Thursday evenings. All non-required courses are available as electives for stand-alone child candidates.
Child & Adolescent Analysis Courses
This course is given in partnership with the child analysis programs of Columbia and IPE Psychoanalytic Institutes. It is a basic course in the theory and technique of child analysis and will cover the indications for child analysis, the role of parents, the use of play, defense analysis and other techniques of interpretation. Transference and its handling, the interpretation of dreams, manifestations of resistance will also be addressed. There will also be time to consider the modification of technique according to the maturational age of the patient.
This course will not be held in 2016-2017.
Section 2: Stephanie Brandt, MD and Christian Maetzener, MD
This course is given in partnership with the child analysis programs of Columbia and the IPE Psychoanalytic Institutes. The aim of the seminar is to acquaint the student with child and adolescent analytic process material and to discuss theoretical and technical issues as they arise in connection with the material that is presented. In this seminar, two ongoing child analytic cases will be presented. It is desirable for the candidate to have at least one ongoing child or adolescent case in a supervised analysis.
September 8, 2016 - March 23, 2017
8:30 - 10:00 PM
Section 2: Sally Clement, PhD, LCSW and Charles Goodstein, MD
This course is given in partnership with the child analysis programs of Columbia and the IPE Psychoanalytic Institutes. It is designed to familiarize the candidate with the basic technique of adolescent analysis. It will cover analysis of the young as well as the older teenager. The indications for analysis as well as the role of parents will also be considered.
September 8, 2016 - January 12, 2017
7:00 - 8:25 PM
as well as Invited Guest Faculty
This course is given in partnership with the child analysis programs of Columbia and the IPE Psychoanalytic Institutes. Common childhood psychopathologies and special diagnostic and technical challenges will be addressed from both evidence-based knowledge and the psychoanalytic perspective. Clinical material will be used to illustrate how analytic understanding augments our knowledge of the pathology and can be applied to treatment.
January 26 - March 23, 2017
7:00 - 8:25 PM
The Child Analysis Advanced Seminar Series has the following aims: (1) to offer a collegial seminar during which theoretical, clinical, and technical aspects of child and adolescent analysis are discussed; (2) to have a collective forum in which child candidates, graduates, and faculty can openly discuss the unique problems encountered in child and adolescent analytic practice. Seminars are scheduled on the following dates and will be held in The Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, 247 East 82nd Street, 2nd Floor.
October 13, 2016: Sydney Anderson, Ph.D.
December 1, 2016: Karen Gilmore, M.D.
March 30, 2017: Ann Stolen
May 11, 2017: Sabina Preter, M.D., Ph.D.