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Then There Were Three: Working with Couples with Substance Addiction Through a Psychoanalytic Lens, Presented by Jamie L. Loveland, PhD, LCSW

posted Sep 4, 2019, 7:32 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society   [ updated Sep 4, 2019, 7:58 AM ]
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
7:00pm Networking | 7:30 Presentation (1.5 CEUs)

The Lovett Center

900 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006

Non-member Registration Fee: $20
CEU Fees

Active Members & Student Members: Free
Friend Members & Non-Members: $20

This presentation, based on doctoral research, will discuss approaches that psychoanalytic clinicians utilize when working with couples with substance addiction. This includes material related to the theoretical conceptualization, how the substance and substance addiction functions dynamically with individual partners and the couple, and concepts related to the therapeutic action.

  1. Attendees will be able to understand the various components in the psychodynamic conceptualization of couples with substance addiction.

  2. Attendees will be able to explain the dynamic role of the substance in couples with substance addiction.

  3. Attendees will understand the therapeutic factors when treating couples with substance addiction.
Jamie L. Loveland received her PhD in clinical social work with a specialization in psychodynamic psychotherapy from the Institute for Clinical Social Work in Chicago, IL, and her MSW in clinical social work from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, MA. She is a field instructor for the University of Texas, at Austin, School of Social Work and consults with post-graduate students on the integration of psychodynamic theory into practice.  Dr. Loveland is also an Assistant Professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she provides clinical services to students, residents and fellows at Baylor College of Medicine. She has authored papers on combat-related trauma and the interface of psychodynamic theory and socio-cultural issues, and has spoken nationally on the psychodynamic treatment of couples struggling with substance addiction where her research received the 2018-19 Gerald Stechler Award through Section VIII, Division 39 of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Loveland is also in private practice where she specializes in adolescent, adult, and couple psychotherapy.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
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Sep 4, 2019, 7:57 AM