Psychology – Master’s Degree 2014
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 1
Recommended Semester: 1
ECTS Credits Allocated: 6.00
Pre-requisites: General and special psychopathology, Fundamentals of psychotherapy and counseling, theories and practice of psychotherapy and counseling.

Course objectives: Exploring multiple ways for access to the client's problems from the psychoanalytic perspective, enabling students to make the first steps in the conceptualization of the case and to understand client's problem from the psychodynamic perspective.

Course description: The course provides a comprehensive framework for understanding modern developments in postclassic psychoanalysis that conceptualize psychological development in terms of relational and intersubjective contexts that shape development processes, both in childhood and in the analytical treatment. Emphasis is placed on significant contemporary relational models (Kleinian school, the British independent group, self psychology, interpersonal and relational psychoanalysis). Topics: a. analytic theory - news in observation of mental structure, the concept of the unconscious, motivational drivers, development and pathogenesis, b. analytical methods - news in observation of assessment, analytical view and setting, relation, process, intervention, therapeutic change, c. current issues - exploring relationships, processes and outcomes, controversies in the theory and technology, d. indications and specific - "sofa" analysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Learning Outcomes: Increasing knowledge about theory and method, developing the capacity to establish optimal counseling relations and making the first steps in recognizing the transfer, contratransfer , resistance and interpreting the client's problem from the perspective of psychodynamic

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  • Mitchell, S., Aron, L (1999). Relational Psychoanalysis: The Emergence of a Tradition. Hillsdale, NJ. The Analytic Press. (odabrana poglavlja)