Introduction to Psychotherapy (2) - Winnicott on Human Nature
Thursdays at 2pm
Term Starting 18 October
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us unique persons? What makes us mentally
healthy and what makes us mentally ill?
Bernard will continue the discussion of
the main ideas of Dr. D.W. Winnicott,
(paediatrician and psychoanalyst), which
are derived from his 40 year psychoanalytic
research into ‘human nature’ and
18 October - Who was Dr. Donald Woods Winnicott?
Why is he important for psychotherapy?
25 October - Aggression and its origin, assertiveness and ''hate''.
1 November - Play, playing and playfulness and the search for ''self''
8 November - Living creatively, artistic creativity and the search for ''self''
15 November - Identity, Identification, ''Sum'', 'Who am I ?'
22 November - DWW on DWW
29 November - Projection and Introjection.
6 December - Depressive mood and Depressive illness
13 December - Varieties of psychotherapy
20 December - The role of the mother and the role of the father.
Essential Reading: Winnicott, D.W. 1986/1990 'Home Is Where We Start From': Essays by a Psychoanalyst, edit. Winnicott,C. Shepherd,R. Davis,M, Penguin.
Helpful Reading:Winnicott, D.W. 1988. 'Human Nature', Free Association, London.
Barnett, B.R. 2007. '' You Ought To'': A Psychoanalytic Study of the Superego and Conscience, Karnac : London.
- Thu 18th October 12
- Thu 25th October 12
- Thu 1st November 12
- Thu 8th November 12
- Thu 15th November 12
- Thu 22nd November 12
- Thu 29th November 12
- Thu 6th December 12
- Thu 13th December 12
- Thu 20th December 12