Psychotherapists are often challenged with managing the complexities that arise when their patients are prescribed psychotropic medications for the treatment of depression, an event often loaded with impactful meanings and implications for the therapeutic work. This class shall provide a brief overview of antidepressant medications, and review the diverse complications, (including transference and counter transference reactions) that are introduced when antidepressants become a part of the therapeutic mix.
Available for distance learning; details HERE.
- Describe commonly prescribed antidepressants, and conversant with their therapeutic actions and common side effects.
- Articulate issues that arise in psycho dynamic psychotherapy when patients are prescribed antidepressants
- Articulate reasons for referring psychotherapy patients for medication consultation.
Course Level: Intermediate
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December 2, 9 2020
• 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
• 3.0 Credits
• Online via Zoom
• This course is for MDs, Social workers, psychologists & counselors