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Somatic Complaints: How and when to use them as a guide in dynamic work

June 4, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:40 pm EDT


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**There is a 20 person limit on this event. 2 CE hours available for NYS Practitioners*

Adolescent and adult patients often bring up concerns about their bodies (e.g. pains, stomach upset, physical tension) during the course of psychodynamic treatment. We will discuss situations where these complaints were not the primary reason for seeking treatment but rather as they came up during the course of an ongoing psychotherapy. A brief introduction to the psychodynamic literature on psychosomatics will be presented together with some case material.

1. Participants will be introduced to the psychodynamic ideas about mind/body, psychosomatic conditions.

2. Participants will gain a basic framework for addressing these types of conditions in psychotherapy

Presenter: Jason Gold, PhD

Jason Gold is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst. With a specific focus on adolescents and related parenting issues, Dr. Gold works with adults, couples, families, and younger children as well. In over 20 years of private practice, initially in Manhattan and currently in Westchester, Dr. Gold provides consultation, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and clinical supervision.

Dr. Gold is a graduate of The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, a member of the American Psychological Association, Division 39 of the APA, and an affiliate member of The Westchester Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (WCSPP).


June 4, 2022
11:00 am - 12:40 pm EDT