Insight Oriented Psychotherapy
From a Johns Hopkins trained psychiatrist
With over 40 years of experience
World lecturer & Author on psychoanalysis and psychosis
About The Columbia Academy of Psychodynamics
The Columbia Academy of Psychodynamics developed from The Columbia Study Group on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, meeting monthly since 1978 as a study group of The Washington School of Psychiatry. We have hosted Joanne Greenberg, author of I Never Promised You a Rose Garden; Joyce McDougall, author of Plea for a Measure of Abnormality; Joseph Sandler, author of Freud’s Models of the Mind; Joseph Lichtenberg, author of Sensuality and Sexuality Across the Divide of Shame; Robert Langs, author of Sensuality and Sexuality Across the Divide of Shame; Stephen Mitchell and Jay Greenberg, authors of Object Relations in Psychoanalytic Theory.
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The Columbia Academy of Psychodynamics is an Institutional Member of the United States Chapter of the International Society fo the Psychological treatments of the Schizophrenias and other psychoses.www.isps-us.org
We form study groups according to local need and interest. These can focus on a particular psychodynamic topic, or on issues challenging the mental health field. They can be journal clubs or book clubs, or they can be “miracle groups” like the one hosted by Clara Thompson, MD in the 1930s, where clinicians discussed their most challenging and troubling clinical situations, and found that those treatments under discussion turned around and became gratifying success stories, so they named themselves “The Miracle Club.”