Certification in Psychodynamic Therapy International Psychology Center
Price: MYR 4,800

Course details

This course is designed to provide students with pragmatic skills that will allow them to conceptualize ongoing work with patients from a broadly psychodynamic perspective and to implement conceptually sound intervention strategies.This course takes a view that theories are culturally bound and critiques the biases and omissions in the theories about issues relevant to diverse and oppressed groups.

What is included in the psychodynamic therapy

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • Clinical supervision
  • Case review & assessment

Training Topics


  • Psychodynamic formulation

 Beginning the Treatment

Models of the Mind

  • Modern ego psychology
  • Object relations theory
  • Self psychology

Relational perspectives

Transference and countertransference

The supportive-expressive continuum

  • Supportive interventions: what, why and when

Deepening the process

  • Dreams
  • Unconscious fantasy
  • Enactments
  • Resistance
  • Working through
  • Stalemates and impasses
  • Termination planned and unplanned

Course Layout

  • We use the mastery system of education. Besides lecturing, this course provides clinical experience such as: research, case study, group clinical supervision, reflections, discussions & presentation. Assessment includes case study oral and written presentations, group participation, research paper and assignments.
  • The topics mentioned above are taught within 3 months. During this period, students will also be given clinical case assignments and presentations to do.
  • Our course is structured as 2 intensive workshop with 6 group clinical supervision & oral / written case presentation for the assessment. Fulfilling the attendance and passing the criteria given will lead to towards the licensed practitioner membership of Adult Psychotherapy, Geriatric Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Couple Therapy, Child Therapy, Art Therapy and/or Expressive Therapy Divisions of Malaysia Association of Psychotherapy.

Below are the equipments used:

  • Psychometric instruments
  • Subliminal recordings cds
  • PsychoAromatherapy essential oil blends and pots
  • Insomnia laboratory diagnostic testing kits
  • Insomnia psychonutrtional medicine
  • Reference books and journals
  • Journaling and art therapeutic materials
  • Audio Resources
  • White board
  • Notes/ books

Course Location

About International Psychology Center

Our team of professional psychologists and counselors have been accredited practitioner licenses after having met the highest standards of qualifications set by various key professional bodies in Malaysia. This includes The Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy, The Malaysian Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Association, The Malaysian Society for Complementary Medicine, The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards Hypnosis Education & Certification. 

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