9:15 am -10:45 am


Samir Abolmagd, Egypt


This course aims to train psychiatrists and psychologists on individual dynamic psychotherapy ,in addition to practicing experimental growth oriented group psychotherapy. It consists of 50 hours of training in multiple sessions, conducted in 2 blocks, with one year internal each block is 5 sessions, each session is 5 hours. 3 hours to teach different schools of psychology to be applied in dynamic psychotherapy, and 2 hours of each session is experiential group psychotherapy aiming for personality growth to discuss and apply what had been taught in the individual psychotherapy for personal growth. The basic concept of the group psychotherapy was here and now. The interaction between the attendees establishes therapeutic relationships and allows them to explore personality deficits and to discuss previous traumas with the initiation to change them in proper time. Step S3 hours of Block one (25hours) was conducted of teaching Freudian Schools , with 2 hours of experiential group psychotherapy. Some of the attendees started by being shy and unable to express their thoughts, or feelings then, they started to open up to other group members . Individual and peer supervision were conducted after block one for 12 months to discuss difficulties, problems, boundaries with their patients and to discuss personal changes happening to the attendees. One year after block one (25hours), block two (25hours) was conducted having the same experience with 3 hours of the theoretical part of self-psychology ,object relation , attachment theories of personality and 2 hours of experiential group psychotherapy. Attendees benefited from studying individual dynamic psychotherapy and and it's application to different psychiatric disorders as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, personality disorders, and the problem of drug addiction After passing the 50 hours training and one year of individual and peer supervision ,attendees' defenses were explained, past traumas were opened and tackled during the group, and the attendees started to know themselves in a better way. They started to sympathize with each other , understand the group rules, understand underlying sufferings, and to sympathize with the trauma they passed through ,this is reflected in their relation to their patients

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