• Money in the Clinical Dyad Study Group

    A clinical study group on money in psychic life and in treatment

  • About Money in the Clinical Dyad

    Few topics can be as fraught and impactful for the therapist in private practice as money. Unfortunately, most graduate programs and post-graduate trainings pay scant attention to money as a clinical issue. Money can represent love, freedom, restriction, power, control, evil, greed, benevolence, and possibility--symbolic currency that flows between people and gives rise to internal conflict. It is not just a logistical issue to get past on the way to the 'real stuff' of therapy.

     

    Money is both concrete and symbolic, for both clinician and client. Clinicians who limit their discussions with clients to only the concrete aspects of money in their practices miss important opportunities to deepen their understanding of their client's internal world and the issues that brought them to seek treatment.

     

    To thoroughly address issues of money in psychotherapy requires

    • Being able to hold the concrete realities of money in mind
    • Knowing and managing one's own beliefs, ambivalences, and anxieties about money
    • Remaining curious about the client's subjective experience and ways of relating to money
    • Understanding the myriad ways money can function in our psyches and relational worlds

    Through close reading of relevant papers and discussion of case material Money in the Clinical Dyad participants will explore a range of topics such as

    • the fee as an integral part of the therapeutic frame
    • responding to frame challenges around money and fee
    • working with clients who have much more or much less money than the therapist
    • destructive ways of relating to money
    • how the therapist's need (in the form of charging a fee) impacts the therapeutic relationship
    • money in the transference/countertransference matrix
    • enactments born of the therapist's money anxieties

    Who is this for?

    Money in the Clinical Dyad is appropriate for clinicians with at least 2 years of clinical experience, preferably working in a private practice setting (your own practice, a group practice, or outpatient fee-for-service clinic). The class will be limited to 8 participants to facilitate depth of connection and ability for participants to be vulnerable in presenting case material. If you are unsure if this class is a good fit for you, call or email and we can talk about it further.

     

    The Details

    The class will take place via Zoom videoconferencing. We will meet from 12:00-1:30 pm Pacific Time on the second Friday of the month.

    Session dates:

    October 12th, 2018

    November 9th, 2018

    December 14th, 2018

    January 11th, 2019

    February 8th, 2019

    March 8th, 2019

    April 12th, 2019

     

     

    How to register

    If interested, please fill out this short application. After your application is reviewed, you will be sent information regarding payment. Your space in the class will be not guaranteed until payment is received.

     

    Fee

    Register before September 10th: $350

    Register after September 10th: $400

    Option to pay in two installments.

     

    Bonus Offering

    While enrolled in the class, you may schedule up to two individual consultations sessions at a reduced fee of of $125 (typically $175) to help you more deeply integrate the material by discussing a case in greater depth. Individual consultations sessions are based upon availability.

    About Deb Lyman, LCSW

    I've been in private practice for 14 years and been a clinical supervisor and consultant for over a decade, helping early and mid career therapists develop more confidence with both the clinical and business sides of their practices.  I integrate contemporary relational psychoanalytic thinking with attachment theory, mindfulness, neuroscience and a social justice lens. This informs my practice building as well, so I'll help you think about the clinical implications of your business decisions and the business implications of your clinical decisions. Want to know a bit more? Check out my About page.

  • For early bird pricing, your application must be received by September 10th.

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