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Are you ready to see the world differently?

January 27, 2021

Applications to our ‘Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work’ course are now open for the coming academic year.

Ever wondered how the mind works, or what makes us who we are? Perhaps you’ve read about the unconscious, or the effects of trauma on the psyche? You may even have considered what it would be like to be able to analyse your surroundings through a different kind of lens.

Now recruiting for a second year, ‘Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work‘ offers its students the opportunity to engage with the fundamental principles of psychoanalytic thinking and experiential learning – all from the comfort of home, at a time and pace that suits you.

“The course invites students to study aspects of human development and explore some of the unconscious processes that affect cognitive, behavioural and emotional states”, explains course lead Dr Peter Slater. “As such, it’s a great starting point for anyone who’s thinking of a career in the field of psychotherapy and, in particular, psychoanalytic psychotherapy.”

Blending live and self-directed online learning, the year-long Tavistock and Portman Trust Certificate allows you to engage with core content via interactive lectures, videos and articles, explore key concepts with your peers in group discussion forums, and join regular online seminars and tutorials. Reflection, discussion and observation are central to the learning experience, and you will be asked to arrange a relevant workplace observation to complement your studies – giving you a chance to see how key psychoanalytic theories play out in practice, before discussing your findings with the group.

“Whether you’re considering the course for professional reasons or for the purposes of your own personal development, it will allow you to experience a unique view of how the human mind works, and to actually reshape how you think about the world”, adds Dr Slater. “That is some of the feedback we get from our students: I think about the world differently as a result of these courses”.

Interested in finding out more?

If you are interested in finding out more about ‘Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work’, Dr Peter Slater will be leading an introductory session as part of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust’s upcoming virtual Open Day.

As well as covering the course content and structure, placement and assessment requirements, and the application process, Dr Slater will also be answering your questions!

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