Classroom Course » A Ghost in the Transference: Attachment to the Deceased and the Therapeutic Relationship

Dates & Times:
November 10, Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

Description:
This presentation will look at attachment theory, theories of transference and countertransference, and the psychodynamic tradition of self psychology to better conceptualize impasses within grief counseling and use the here-and-now therapeutic relationship to overcome complicated bereavement and provide healing.
Objective:

  • List three ways in which complicated grief manifests in relational behavior.
  • Describe the essential differences between attachment styles and how each manifests in different ways amidst experiences of grief in clinical work.
  • Identify therapeutic techniques that research shows to be more effective for complicated grief depending on the patient’s attachment style.

Intended Audience:

Counselors (Clinical/Professional)

Marriage and Family Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RNs/LPNs)

Psychologists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Session Notes:
The registration fee includes break refreshments, printed materials and continuing education credits/units.
Venue:
Center for Grief Recovery
1261 W. Loyola
Chicago, Illinois
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