Clinical Theory and Techniques II
This course focuses on mastering basic clinical theory and technique in the context of the initial phase of the therapeutic process. Issues covered include therapeutic neutrality, transference/countertransference, resistance, differential therapeutics, treatment planning, and arriving at a comprehensive diagnostic formulation. Relevant biological, psychological, and social factors, along with research perspectives, are considered. This course includes a clinical practicum. Prerequisite: successful completion of part I of the PhD comprehensive examination. Course to be taken concurrently with GPSY 6271.