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

Dates & Times:
September 15, Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

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.

  • 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)


Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Session Notes:
Students or less than 5 years post degree $55.00
Center for Grief Recovery
1261 W. Loyola
Chicago, Illinois
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 David Fireman 
 Paul Martin, Psy.D. 
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