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⌬ Lecture №1 | Types of Theory & The Unconscious

Welcome to The Introductory Podcast Lectures on Psychodynamic Praxis, produced in association with the Aurora University school of social work. I’m you’re host Neil Go...

⌬ Lecture №2 | The Unconscious Ex-sists & The Return of the Repressed

In this episode of The Introductory Podcast Lectures on Psychodynamic Praxis, we cover the idea that the unconscious does not exist, it ex-sists, and it insists. We al...

⌬ Lecture №3 | The Drive & Other Things that Don't Make Sense

In this podcast lecture, I talk about how psychoanalysis (and psychoanalytic theory) is more interested in things that don't make sense than things that do make sense....

⌬ Lecture №4 | Transference

In this podcast lecture, I try to explain the concept of transference, what it is not, and what it is (from a psychoanalytic perspective).

⌬ Lecture №5 | Pleasure & Instinct v. Enjoyment & Drive; The Shift to the Structural & Economic Model

In this lecture, I talk about Pleasure & Instinct v. Enjoyment & Drive, the shift from the topographical model of the unconscious, pre-conscious, conscious to ...

⌬ Lecture №6 | Transference, the Ego, & the Stories We Tell to Make Stuff "Makse Sense"

In this Podcast lecture, I do a more extensive review of the concepts of transference & the ego. After that, I try to explain how both of these are stories that we...

⌬ Lecture №7 | Ego Psychology

In this podcast lecture, I talk about the shift from the psychoanalysis Freud made in a European context to the Ego Psychology that American psychoanalysts created.

⌬ Lecture №8 | Self Psychology

In this lecture, Neil talks about the psychoanalytic theory of Self Psychology, which was developed by Heinz Kohut.

⌬ Lecture №9 | Attachment

In this lecture, I talk about attachment theory. I cover (1) the work of John Bowlby, Amry Ainsworth, and Mary Main. I also talk about the impact of trauma on attachme...

⌬ Lecture №10 | The Relational Turn

This podcast lecture focuses on the relational turn in psychoanalysis, relational psychoanalysis as a style, and as a "re-mixing" of other psychoanalytic theories that...

⌬ Lecture №11 | Object Relations Theories: An Overview

The first podcast lecture, in a series of podcast lectures covering Object Relations Theories (plural!).

⌬ Lecture №12 | Melanie Klein [OPTIONAL!]

The first podcast lecture that focuses on the work and thought of Melanie Klein's object relations theory

⌬ Lecture №13 | Object Relations: Fairbairn [OPTIONAL!]

The third in a series of podcast lectures that looks at the work of W.R.D. Fairbairn.

⌬ Lecture №14 | Object Relations: Winnicott [OPTIONAL!]

The fourth in a series of podcast lectures that looks at the work of Donald W. Winnicott.

⌬ Lecture №16 | Lacan, Part I: Imaginary, Symbolic, & Semblants

This is the first in a series of podcast lectures on the vast work of the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan. This lecture introduces the concepts of the imaginary and the sy...

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