October 4 – Core Competency Three: Acknowledging Failure– Jeff Fine-Thomas, MA., MA.
Reading: Benjamin, J. (2009). A Relational Psychoanalysis Perspective on the Necessity of Acknowledging Failure in Order to Restore the Facilitating and Containing Features of the Intersubjective Relationship (Shared Third). International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 90(3), 441-450.
October 11 – Core Competency Four: Embodied Affectivity – Jeff Fine-Thomas, MA., MA.
Reading: Boston Change Process Study Group. (2018). Moving Through and Being Moved By: Embodiment in Development and in the Therapeutic Relationship. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 54(2), 399-421.
October 18 – Core Competency Five: Why do we Think Like we Do? – Jeff Fine-Thomas, MA., MA. and Laura Lochner, Ph.D.
Reading: Ghent, E. (1989). Credo – The Dialectics of One-Person and Two-Person Psychologies. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 25, 169-211.
October 25 – Core Competency Six: Emotional Dwelling - Jeff Fine-Thomas, MA., MA. and Laura Lochner, Ph.D.
Reading: Atwood, G.E. and Stolorow, R.D. (2016). Walking the Tightrope of Emotional Dwelling, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 26, 103-108.