Contributions of Hans Loewald to Psychoanalytic Theory: Selected Readings

Instructor:  Chester Smith, MEd, LPC

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Dates: Tuesdays, January 15, 22, 29, 2019

Time:  7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: At the Institute,  8820 Ladue Road, 3rd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63124

This course is available via Distance Learning.  Details HERE.

Fee: $120

This program, when attended in its entirety, is offered for: 4.5 Credit Hours

Hans Loewald’s contributions to the field of psychoanalysis are many. Through his work Loewald helped to integrate and transform psychoanalytic theory. In this course we will examine three of his papers: On Internalization, On the Therapeutic Action of Psychoanalysis, and Reflections on the Psychoanalytic Process and its Therapeutic Potential.

Objectives: Participants will be able to…

  1. Discuss the central role of internalization in building psychic structure
  2. Discuss Loewald’s views on consolidation and reorganization of the ego
  3. Define and discuss Loewald’s concept of analysts as “new objects”

Course Level:  Intermediate

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