Doctoral Pastoral Counselling Studies: Object Relations in Family Therapy and Pastoral Counselling
0.5 Credit

In the context of theories of early childhood development towards the formation of separate identity, shared intimacy and adult responsibilities, this course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to explore basic psychodynamics in couple relationships and utilize object relations theory as an integrative perspective both to differentiate and relate self and marital/family systems. Attention will be given to religious concerns.  (For DMin students only.)