INTRODUCTION TO THE WORK OF D.W. WINNICOTT New Intake for On-line Lecture Course with option of Discussion Group

Thursday 7th June, 2018

11:30 am


Next intake: 24th May 2018

This course will introduce and consider in some detail Donald Winnicott’s central concepts, located amongst those who were pioneering and creating psychoanalytic thinking during the mid-years of the 20th century. It will cover topics such as Primary Maternal Preoccupation and Holding, Illusion, Transitional Space and Play; True and False Self; Aggression and the Capacity for Concern; The Use of an Object; Infantile Sexuality; Psychopathology and the Antisocial Tendency; Creativity and Culture.


Who should apply?

It will suit professionals working in Health, Education or Social Services, as well as students from a variety of disciplines such as philosophy, medicine, psychology, literature, wanting to expand their knowledge on Winnicott’s ideas and its applications. Also, suitable for those who completed our Introductory Lectures course.

This course can be used as a teaching resource.

The Course features:
The course consists of recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures, study questions, suggested readings and a glossary of terms. Students will have access to all of these materials continuously for the duration of the course.

You will participate in weekly discussion groups led by senior analysts on the applications of the concepts studied in the course to different work settings.

At the end of the course you should have a comprehensive and integrated view of Winnicott’s thinking and how you can apply it.

You will be taught by Ms Angela Joyce.

Online live discussion groups will take place on Thursdays at 11.30 – 1pm GMT.

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