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A Comprehensive Survey of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center
Pittsburgh, PA
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A Comprehensive Survey of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
PPC will be offering "A Comprehensive Survey of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud." The course will be taught by PPC faculty member, Mario Fischetti, Ph.D., a winner of both national and local teaching awards. Dr. Fischetti has taught the course for many years and welcomes the opportunity to engage individuals with various academic backgrounds. A background in mental health is not required.

Some remarks from prior participants:
"Course was very well organized. I learned more in this course than I have learned since graduate school."
"Dr. Fischetti was clear and interesting."
"Dr. Fischetti's knowledge of the material and passion for teaching Freud made for a pleasure of a class. Discussions and lectures were fruitful and enjoyable."

Throughout the course, you will be delving into: Beyond the Pleasure Principle, Project for a Scientific Psychology, Studies on Hysteria, The Interpretation of Dreams, Three Essays on a Theory of Sexuality, Totem and Taboo, Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, Analysis Terminable and Interminable, Civilization and Its Discontents, among many others.


The learning objectives of the course are:
1) To be able to compare, contrast, and comprehend the concepts of the pleasure/unpleasure principle, the reality principle, the constancy principle, the Nirvana principle, and the primary and secondary mental processes, especially as they relate to waking and sleeping states and the dreaming/wishing process.
2) To be able to compare, contrast, and comprehend the following models of the mind: economic, dynamic, developmental, topographic, and structural.
3) To be able to describe verbally how the deep psychoanalysis of individuals can illuminate human phylogeny, the development of groups and civilizations, and the reality of the life (sex) and death (aggressive) drives.


Format: lecture and discussion
Number of Sessions: 20
Location: 401 Shady Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Fee: $600 paid to Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center - payment schedule can be arranged
Continuing Education Credits pending approval will be available for psychologists,  and LPC, MSW, LCSWs.  CME's are available for this course.
Dates: Every other Monday from September 29th, 2014 - June 29th, 2015
9/29, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15, 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 3/30, 4/13, 4/27, 5/11, 6/1, 6/15, 6/29
Time: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

To register for the course, download and fill out the registration form on line at www.pghpsa.org


Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center (View)
401 Shady Ave B101
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
United States


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Education > Classes

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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