A RELATIONAL PSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH TO COUPLES PSYCHOTHERAPY

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A RELATIONAL PSYCHOANALYTIC APPROACH
TO COUPLES PSYCHOTHERAPY

featuring Philip Ringstrom PhD, PsyD

Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy + Psychoanalysis
20th Annual Conference

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9 am – 4:30 pm

National 4-H Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Dr. Ringstrom will discuss his model for doing relational couples work. Treatment goals include actualization of self experience in an intimate relationship, the capacity for mutual recognition, and the relationship having a mind of its own.

Based on his new book, A Relational Psychoanalytic Approach to Couples Psychotherapy, Dr. Ringstrom will describe six steps in which these themes are achieved. The steps wed theory and practice, are non-linear, and offer specific clinical guidelines for working with couples. His presentation will use plenty of illustrative clinical material to bring the concepts to life.

Additionally, there will be a case presentation and small group discussions.

About Philip Ringstrom, PhD, PsyD
Dr. Ringstrom is a Senior Training and Supervising Analyst, Faculty Member, and Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, CA where he is also in full time private practice. He is on the Editorial Boards of Psychoanalytic Dialogues and The International Journal for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and is a publication reviewer for the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association. In addition, he has published in the Bulletin of the Menninger’s Clinic, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, the Journal of Clinical Social Work, and Gender and Sexuality, and has written chapters for books on Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis, Terrorism and War, and New Developments in Self Psychology Practice. He is a Council member of the International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology and serves on the board of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

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6.0 CE credits offered for full attendance.
The Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (ICP+P) maintains responsibility for this program and its content. ICP+P is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ICP+P is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to offer Category I continuing education credit. Because ICP+P has approval from the Maryland Board, CE credit hours awarded by ICP+P may also be claimed by social workers licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia. These continuing education credits meet the ANCC approval standards for nurses and the approved standards for marriage and family therapists. Attendees from the above professional groups will earn 6.0 CE credits for attending the conference. Full attendance is required to receive the designated CE credit. ICP+P is accredited by MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ICP+P designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Philip Ringstrom, PhD, PsyD, Barbara Shapard MSW, Leslie Smith PhD and Michael Wannon, PhD have informed us that they do not have a conflict of interest and have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this educational activity. Additionally, the presenters have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during this presentation. This presentation will not contain any references to off-label (non-FDA-approved) use of products or devices.

Written by ICPP Administrator