Monday, February 5, 2007

Freudian Psychoanalysis

[Episode 5] In this lecture, I discuss key elements of Freud's theory of personality and how that translated into his approach to therapy. The central goal of Freudian psychoanalysis is to make the unconscious conscious.

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Corey, G. (2005). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (7th ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson.

Gay, P. (1989). The Freud reader. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Rychlak, J. F. (1981). Introduction to personality and psychotherapy (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

For an interesting discussion about the legacy of Freud, check out the May 23, 2007 episode of the Charlie Rose show: Charlie Rose (2007, May 23): A discussion about the legacy of Sigmund Freud.

APA (5th ed) citation for this podcast:

Singer, J. B. (Host). (2007, February 5). Freudian psychoanalysis [Episode 5]. Social Work Podcast. Podcast retrieved Month Day, Year, from


Moose said...

I enjoyed the program on Freud. May I suggest an episode on Jung?

kat222 said...

This podcast has helped me tremendously as a first year MSW grad student. I am sure I will continue to use this valuable resource.