Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas

Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas

Psychoanalytic Models of the Mind: Their Evolution from Freud to the Present
(Part 1 of 2)

Fall 2009
Instructor: Burton R. Hutto, MD
Assistant Instructor: Elissa Baldwin, LCSW
Course Description:
This 16 session course provides an in-depth introduction to the major phases in the development of psychoanalytic theory and practice from their beginnings in the latter part of the 19th century to the present. Part I focuses upon Freud, his contemporaries, and their successors through the first half of the 20th century.
This course is intended for clinicians at intermediate through advanced levels.
Prerequisite: Thinking Psychoanalytically: The Basics or the PPSC Introductory Course, or an equivalent course, or permission of the instructor.
Time: Tuesday, 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Dates: September 1 - January 12 (No class on: 9/22, 11/24, 12/22, & 12/29)
Class Size: Class will be limited to 10 students.
Location: Center for Psychological & Family Services, Chapel Hill
CME Credits: 24
CE Credits: 9 Category A & 15 Category B
Registration Fee:
  • Matriculated students aren't charged a course registration fee.
  • Non-matriculated students who register for more than one course in a semester pay only one registration fee.
  • Non-matriculated students should include the registration fee with the course application.
  • By July 3: $25
    July 4 - August 1: $35
    After August 1: $50
    Registration Deadline: August 21
    In special circumstances we may accept registrations after August 21, but there will be an additional $20 late registration fee.
    Tuition: Due August 21
    $650 for non-matriculated students
    $600 for residents and graduate students
    $485 for students matriculated in the certificate programs
    Payment plans can be arranged with the Administrator.
  • The registration fee is non-refundable.
  • Students who cancel before class begins will be given a tuition refund less a $40 administrative fee.
  • There will be no refunds for cancellations after class begins.
  • Students who drop the class after it begins are expected to pay the full tuition.

  • Required Texts:
    There are two required texts, which are listed below. Additionally, during the course each student will also choose one set of independent readings from the Independent Readings list. Any registered student can contact Dr. Hutto if he or she wants to begin that reading before classes start.
    The required texts are available in paperback. If you click on the book title, you will be linked to the book's page at, though other bookstores also carry these texts.
    Freud, Sigmund and Strachey, James, translator (current edition, 1989) Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis.† Liveright Publishing of W.W. Norton & Co.
    Sandler, Joseph; Holder, Alex; Dare, Christopher; & Dreher, Anna U. (1997) Freud's Models of the Mind: An Introduction. Karnac Books, New York.
    About the Instructors:
    Burton Hutto, MD is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who is a Professor of Psychiatry at the UNC School of Medicine. He is Director of the Psychotherapy Clinic for psychiatry residents and Medical Director of the crisis unit of inpatient psychiatry at UNC Hospitals. He is a graduate of the UNC-Duke Psychoanalytic Education Program, now known as the Psychoanalytic Institute of the Carolinas, and he is on the faculty of the Psychoanalytic Education Center of the Carolinas.
    Elissa Baldwin, LCSW is a PhD candidate at the Smith College School for Social Work. She works in the Family Guidance Service at the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood in Cary and is also in private practice in Chapel Hill, where she sees adults and children. Her current research, located at the Lucy Daniels Center, is a qualitative exploration of parents' experiences of their alliances with their child's therapists. She is a lecturer in the MSW program at the Smith College School for Social Work and facilitates telephonic seminars for first year doctoral students around comparative psychodynamic theory. She is a recipient of the 2009-2010 American Psychoanalytic Association fellowship.
    Course Objectives:
    Class participants will be able to:
  • describe the affect /trauma model of Freudís early career.
  • describe the topographical model of Freudís mid career.
  • describe the structural model of Freudís late career.
  • describe the ego psychological model of mid to late twentieth century North America.
  • apply each model above to patient formulation.
  • describe the advantages and limitations of each model above in their clinical usefulness.
  • understand how the models above differ from other important models of the mind such as object relations theory, self psychology, and relational models.
  • understand the impact theory has on technique.
  • understand the evolution of the models above from one to the next.

  • For additional information please contact:
    Lisa Long, Administrator
    Phone: (919) 490-3212

    CME/CE Information: This activity has been planned and implemented with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American Psychoanalytic Association and the North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 24 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

    The North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    If you have special needs, please contact the Administrator.

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