Session Three - Dissociation, emotion and neurobiology
Session Three – Content Level: Intermediate and advanced
Dissociation, emotion and neurobiology
1. Discuss the neural processes related to dissociative experiences
2. Define and discuss affect, feelings and emotions
3. Discuss the centrality of emotion in the treatment of dissociative disorders
4. Apply theory to case material provided by the students and instructor
A. Chefetz, RA (2015) Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real. NY, NY: Norton, Chapter 5, pp. 133-177.
B. Howell, EF (2011) Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach, NY: NY Routledge, Chapter 6, pp. 109-131.
45 minutes: Discussion of Reading B – neural processes related to dissociative experiences
25 minutes: Discussion of Reading A – affect, feelings and emotions
20 minutes: Discussion of Reading A – centrality of emotion in treatment
60 minutes: Discussion of application of theories in A and B to disguised case material from students
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