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Publication Date

May 2007


About the Presenter:

Patricia Couglin, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine with over 25 years of experience. Her expertise is in the theory and technique of Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, a model of treatment developed by Habib Danvaloo, MD, designed to accelerate and condense the analytic process. Dr. Couglin is the author of two books and numerous articles, and she provides training to professional groups throughout the United States and Europe.

This lecture was delivered as part of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine's Grand Rounds series on May 11, 2007. Copyright 2007 by Patricia Couglin, PhD.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1) Identify somatic patterns of emotional repression.
2) Review published data on the links between repressed feelings, impulses, and physical symptoms.
3) Learn how to facilitate healthful emotional expression.

The streaming video presentation is in QuickTime format, and lasts approximately 1 hour.