WORKSHOPS for Professionals


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Upcoming On-line Workshops

Transformations in Pandemic Times

Saturday, December 3, 2022, 9:00am to 10:30am

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Recently Completed On-line Workshops

A Case for the Unconscious

This seminar was offered on Tuesay, November 1, 2022, exploring the unconscious as foundational to psychological life, drawing from social and cognitive psychology, the neuroscientific work of Jak Panksepp, and psychoanalytic models.

Ethics in Clinical Practice: A Psychoanalytic Approach (6 CE credits)

This seminar was offered on Saturday, September 24, 2022, exploring a psychoanalytic approach to the therapy frame and boundary violations.

Transformations in Psychoanalytic Treatment in Pandemic Times

This seminar was offered on Tuesday, August 9. 2022. It was a rich exploration of changes in the analytic frame during the time of the pandemic. Great discussion!

Ethics in Clinical Practice 2-Part Series

This seminar series was offered in two parts on successive Tuesday evenings, June 14 and 21, 2022. The topics included (1) the protective function of the analytic frame and (2) altruism and boundary violations.

Working Psychoanalytically Under Less than Optimal Conditions

We explored my paper, “Lessons from MacGyver: Working Psychoanalytically Under Less than Optimal Conditions” on Monday, May 16, 2022.

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About Psychoanalytic Essentials

On-line and In-person Continuing Education Workshops

My continuing education program, Psychoanalytic Essentials, is designed to help mental health providers develop and improve their competence and skills in the practice of psychotherapy with a psychoanalytic lens. Professionals can participate in courses that delve into psychoanalytic theory and technique, informed by contemporary models of psychoanalysis in the British object relations tradition.

Most of the Psychoanalytic Essentials courses are offered in a small group format, 8-12 people, either live on-line or in-person. This format offers an engaging learning experience, a “working seminar” that allows for interaction and values the clinical experiences of all participants.

Jennifer Kunst, PhD is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences also recognizes CPA’s continuing education credits for use by their mental health professional licensees. Learn more about my CPA provider accreditation, including information about its mission, complaint and refund policies, disability accommodations, and diversity statement here.

Information about upcoming workshops will be posted here. Keep up to date by following me on Instagram!

If you are interested in a custom-designed course for your staff, team, or group, please contact Dr. Kunst using the form below:

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