Clinical Perspectives on the Psychoanalytically Informed Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (SUD’s)

Clinical Perspectives on the Psychoanalytically Informed Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (SUD’s)

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Holly Han

Holly has over 20 years of clinical experience working with substance use disorders in private practice, residential treatment programs, and court-supervised treatment programs.

Clinical Perspectives on the Psychoanalytically Informed Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (SUD’s)

About this Lecture

Using a case conference format participants will examine analytic perspectives on SUD’s and deepen their understanding of the psychodynamic underpinnings of their own cases.

Course Objectives

  • Be able to identify some of the major contributors to the psychoanalytic
    understanding of SUD’s.
  • Summarize the psychoanalytic contribution on the treatment of SUD’s.
  • Have a working knowledge of the neurobiology of SUD’s.
  • Be able to present a case using a verbatim.
  • Identify transference and projective dynamics more common in the treatment of SUD’s.
  • Identify countertransference dynamics more common in the treatment of SUD’s.
  • Be able to utilize the understanding of transference, projective, and countertransference dynamics in case conceptualization.
  • Be able to understand how a deeper knowledge of personality structure and defenses can help target intervention.
  • Be able to understand the flexibility needed in a more traditional analytic stance when treating patients with SUD’s.

Venue:  

  • November 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:15 pm
Details Price Qty
Single Admission $60.00 (USD)