2024 Self Psychology Reading and Study groups

.       Introduction to Kohut’s Self Psychology
This group will meet monthly to read

·       selected chapters of Lee & Martin’s text Psychotherapy after Kohut

·       key publications (articles, chapters, etc) by Kohut and subsequent Self Psychology theorists which expand on the ideas contained in the chosen chapters (these will be provided in pdf via email)

This group is open to those who have had minimal exposure to Self Psychology theory/practice. To join this group you will simply need to be interested in learning the key premises of Self Psychology theory, and be willing to offer thoughts, questions, and observations based on client case material. 

Time: 2nd Thursday of the month, beginning March 14th  5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location:  Online zoom

Fee: $70 plus GST

Group size limited to 8

It is requested that you purchase a copy of Psychotherapy after Kohut (Lee & Martin), available from:

·       Taylor & Frances Group – paperback $99 plus shipping – click here.

·       Amazon Australia – paperback $75 plus shipping – click here.

·       Booktopia – hardback $110 or ebook $95 includes shipping – click here.

·       Routledge – paperback $95 – click here.

2.       Advanced Topics in Self Psychology

This group will meet monthly to read through

·       The New World of Self (2022) by Strozier, et al.

·       Selected chapters from The Chicago Lectures, Kohut edited by Tolpin & Tolpin

·       Key publications and excerpts from Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst (Strozier,2001) that extend the ideas in the 2022 Strozier book

This group is open to those who have been practicing Self Psychology for more than 4 years, and have had supervision and/or training in Self Psychology (readings groups, courses, etc).  Please contact Sandra if you are interested.

Time: 4th Thursday of the month beginning February 22nd , 6pm to 8pm

Location: Held face to face in the ACT

Fee: $70 plus GST

Group size limited

It is requested that you purchase a copy of The New World of the Self (Strozier, et al). available from:

·       Amazon Australia – hardback $80  – click here.

·       Booktopia – Hardback $115 or ebook $90 – click here.

·       Oxford University Press – hardback $55USD  – click here

All other readings will be distributed by email in pdf.

To register for either group, please contact Sandra Lauffenburger, info@selfnmotion.com.au before December 15, 2023. 

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