Session Four - Self (ego) states: A hallmark of DID
Session Four – Content Level: Intermediate and advanced
Self (ego) states: A hallmark of DID
1. Recognize and distinguish self- self (ego)-states (parts) as they occur in dissociative disorders
2. Discuss self (ego)-states (parts) from psychodynamic theories of mind
3. Discuss the research findings of the impact of dissociation on intrapsychic and interpersonal functioning
4. Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor
A. Howell, EF (2011 Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 7, pp. 133-144.
B. Chefetz, RA (2015) Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real. NY, NY: Norton, Chapter 3, pp. 57-95.
C. Schimmenti, A. (2016) Dissociative experiences and dissociative minds: Exploring a nomological network of dissociative functioning, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 17:3, 338-361.
30 minutes: Discussion of Readings A – self (ego-states) through the psychodynamic theories of mind
30 minutes: Discussion of Readings B- ego states in dissociative disorders
30 minutes: Discussion of Readings C- dissociation’s impact on intrapsychic and interpersonal functioning
60 minutes: Discussion of application of theory to disguised disguised case material from students
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