"Control Mastery Theory"
Vanessa Cirulli, M.A., Psy.D.
Vanessa Cirulli will be talking about "Control Mastery Theory", as put forward in The Psychoanalytic Process: Theory, Clinical Observation, & Empirical Research (Sampson & Weiss: 1986) and How Psychotherapy Works: Process and Technique (Weiss: 1993).
After attending this presentation, attendees will be able to:
- Define and differentiate Control Mastery Theory (CMT) from CBT, psychodynamic, and relational theories, and
- Define the principal theoretical constructs of Control Mastery Theory including: Pathogenic Beliefs, Unconscious or Conscious Plans for Change, Goals for Change, Obstacles to Change, and Testing.
- Formulate a case using the terminology & concepts of Control Mastery Theory.
6:30 – 7:00 Beverages & hors d'oeuvres
7:00 – 8:30 Presentation and discussion
Parking is available in the garage on Children's Way.
Enter VPH through the northeast side of building facing the South Garage near Children’s Hospital
(see map below)
If you wish Continuing Education credits: 1.5 hrs CE offered (cost $10.00 for non-members). If you want to sign up for CEs in advance, you may register online at nashville-psychoanalytic.org or nashville-psychoanalytic.wild-apricot.org or you can register at the event.
The Nashville Center for Psychoanalysis & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education credits for psychologists. The Nashville Center for Psychoanalysis & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content.