The Clinical Use Of Dreams | 02/23/2019-03/02/2019

Class size is limited.
Registration closes on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

NON-STUDENT (Licensed): $125

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Sandra Garfield, Ph.D.
LAISPS Training Analyst

2 Saturday’s, February 23 & March 2, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Instructor’s Office
450 No. Camden Drive, Suite 227
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

This Course is Approved for 5 CE/CME’s

Elizabeth E. Berlese, Ph.D.
Extension Program Chair


This course will focus upon the clinical application of dream theories, travelling from Freud to contemporary perspectives. The formation and function of dreams will serve as background for understanding the manifestations of transference, resistance, and internal object relations in the reported dream. Fundamental techniques of dream interpretation will be thoroughly explained; the special opportunities offered by dreams to deepen the therapeutic process will be discussed. Concepts presented will be infused with illustrative clinical material.

Target Audience

This program meets the needs of all mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, social workers, and marriage and family therapists


Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to:

  • Apply concepts related to the function and formation of dreams.
  • Discuss and apply concepts regarding the manifest and latent content of dreams.
  • Recognize manifestations of transference, resistance, and internal object relations in the reported dream.
  • Utilize techniques of dream interpretation towards deepening the therapeutic process.

For those who are not already members of LAISPS, $5.00 of this registration fee qualifies you as a Community Member of LAISPS for the academic year (September 1 to August 31 of the following year).   Each LAISPS Community Member is entitled to access to the LAISPS library, the right to receive any announcements of LAISPS course offerings, lectures and other events.  Community Members have the right to enroll in educational courses for which they have the requisite qualifications and for which space is available.  Enrollment in certain courses and curricula, especially courses and curricula leading to the award of a degree or certificate, is restricted and only available to members on a competitive basis with enrollment not guaranteed.


Important Disclosure: None of the planners or presenters of this CME/CE program has any relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement

Accreditation Statement: LAISPS is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. LAISPS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Physicians: LAISPS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certificate in Continuing Medical Education.
Psychologists: LAISPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LAISPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists: The Board of Behavioral Sciences no longer approves CE providers. However, LAISPS is approved by the APA to provide CE hours and the BBS will accept these hours for CE credit.

Please Note:

  • Participants must complete an online evaluation within 2 weeks of completing this CE/CME activity in order to receive credit.
  • According to APA guidelines, CE credit can only be awarded to psychologists for full attendance