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An Adolescent “Stuck” in her Fantasy World with Stacy King at MITPP

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THE METROPOLITAN INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY
160 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 o (212) 496-2858
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OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON & CLINICAL PRESENTATION FOR THOSE CONSIDERING POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

AN ADOLESCENT “STUCK” IN HER FANTASY WORLD: FROM AGES 16 – 21
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

PRESENTER: Stacy King, LMSW. Graduate: Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent Program. Staff Therapist: The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health. Founder: Wiggles & Giggles Playhouse, Children’s Center.
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The treatment of a young woman with limited social contacts and peer relationships, who is stuck in a rich fantasy world, will be explored. When treatment started five years ago, the patient was 16 years old. Now, at 21, in many ways she continues to behave as if she is a young adolescent lacking the experiences that a typical teenager would have. Spending most of her time indoors watching television or going online, this patient misses out on a multifaceted life. Instead, she lives vicariously through her favorite characters on TV. The therapist has taken a journey into the patient’s fantasy life as a means of trying to help the patient contend with reality.

LOCATION: 160 West 86th Street (outside entrance, between Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues)

RSVP: Space is limited. There is no fee but you must reserve in advance. For reservations: please contact Ivy Vale, Registrar, at (212) 496-2858 or email mitppnyc@aol.com.

Training opportunities, including flexible scheduling and financial options to fit individual needs, will be described following the presentation.

Refreshments will be served.

MITPP, chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers three certificate programs: a three year program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Adults, a two year program in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and a program leading to New York State licensure in Psychoanalysis for those with Masters Degrees who don’t qualify for licensure in the established mental health professions. Matriculants see patients at the Metropolitan Center for Mental Health, which is licensed by The New York State Office of Mental Health. Social Workers’ clinical hours qualify toward the LCSW. MITPP’s low tuition of $1,000 per semester includes all supervision. Courses are also offered on a non-matriculated basis.

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2013 semester.

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