Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Advanced Level ACCREDITED CERT

Learn about Psychology, counselling and therapy; how psychotherapy works; Freud and his followers, psychoanalysis & more
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Advanced Level ACCREDITED CERT
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5h 31m


Elmira Strange, MPhil, Dip


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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Advanced Level ACCREDITED CERT

What you’ll learn

Approaches & Useful Techniques in Psychotherapy
How Psychodynamic Psychotherapy works
How to set up a therapeutic session
The difference between ‘Brief Therapy’ and ‘Long-term’ treatment
How to ask for a ‘consent’
and much more!

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Advanced Level ACCREDITED CERT


You have an interest in Psychology or Psychotherapy related fields
You are ready to access your course on your laptop or smartphone (tablet) and make notes!


Are you interested in working with people who struggle with mental health issues and day-to-day challenges? Do you want to learn how to become a psychodynamic psychotherapist and learn new techniques that you can use in your work?Then I would like to welcome you to this course!In this comprehensive course you will take 36 informative lectures which you can listen to at home or on the way to work!You will be guided with the step-by-step approach in becoming a therapist or a coach who specialises in using a psychodynamic approach in your work.Here you will learn for example:- several defence mechanisms that people use in everyday life to block out their unwanted thoughts and memories, for example through ‘denial’, ‘repression’ and ‘projection’- various psychodynamic techniques  created by Sigmund Freud and his followers and which are used as a part of the psychoanalysis process – e.g. ‘free association’, ‘symbolism’ and ‘dream interpretation’- how to provide ethical and positive environment for your client- how to conduct an assessment session- how to write a consent and get permission from your client about the treatment- how many sessions you need to provide to your clients and how oftenAs a bonus material at the end of this course, you will have access to 3 SPECIAL BONUS LECTURES on:-  ‘additional techniques in psychotherapy’- ‘stress and anger management’- ‘acceptance and commitment therapy’ (which has become increasingly popular!)P.S. This course is now fully accredited by the IAOTH – International Association of Therapists!P.P.S. At the end of the course you will see the instructions on how to obtain your certificate of completionSee you in my class! 😉


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 About the Tutor

Lecture 2 About the Course

Lecture 3 What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy?

Lecture 4 What is Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis?

Lecture 5 How does Psychodynamic Psychotherapy work?

Lecture 6 Core Principles of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Lecture 7 The Purpose & the Goals

Lecture 8 What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy used for? (substance use, depression, PTSD)

Section 2: Levels of Awareness

Lecture 9 Consciousness and the Unconscious

Lecture 10 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and the Unconscious

Section 3: Defence Mechanisms / Psychological Defences:

Lecture 11 Denial

Lecture 12 12. Repression

Lecture 13 13. Rationalisation

Lecture 14 14. Reaction Formation

Lecture 15 15. Projection

Lecture 16 16. Displacement

Lecture 17 17. Regression

Lecture 18 18. Sublimation

Section 4: Conducting a Psychotherapy Session

Lecture 19 The Importance of a Therapeutic Relationship

Lecture 20 Creating a Safe Place

Lecture 21 Informed Consent (Beginning of the Treatment)

Lecture 22 Setting Frame & Boundaries

Lecture 23 Conducting an Assessment

Lecture 24 Goal Setting with the Client

Section 5: Therapist and the Client in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Lecture 25 Listening in Psychodynamic Therapy (Empathic Listening)

Lecture 26 Transference

Lecture 27 Countertransference

Section 6: Techniques in Psychodynamic Therapy

Lecture 28 Free Association

Lecture 29 Symbolism & Interpretation

Lecture 30 Dream Interpretation – part 1

Lecture 31 Dream Interpretation – part 2

Section 7: What Else You Need to Know

Lecture 32 Sessions – how long, how often, how many?

Lecture 33 Short-Term / Brief Psychodynamic Therapy

Lecture 34 When do we ‘end’ Psychotherapy?

Lecture 35 Medication and Therapy

Lecture 36 Thank You & Good Bye!

Section 8: Bonus Section

Lecture 37 Additional Techniques in Psychotherapy

Lecture 38 Stress- & Anger Management in Psychotherapy

Lecture 39 Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Lecture 40 Obtaining your certificate

Anyone who is interested in therapy and psychology related topics,Anyone who started their psychology or counselling studies,Anyone who wants to understand what ‘Psychodynamic Psychotherapy’ is,Anyone who works with people in caring professions or mental health settings

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 5h 31m | 4.60 GB
Created by: Elmira Strange, MPhil, Dip

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