Psychology for Lawyers

walter barnett's 2nd session with dr. paul weston


Leston Haven, Coming to Life 28-43 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1993)

Shari M. Geller, "Therapeutic Presence as a Foundation for Relational Depth," in Roxanne Knox, David Murphy, Susan Wiggins & Mick Cooper (eds.), Relational Depth: New Perspectives and Developments 175-184 (New York: Palgrave, 2013) [online text]

Joseph Lichtenberg, The (And This) Analyst's Intentions, 95 (5) Psychoanalytic Review 711 (2008) [online text] [The significant section of Lichtenberg's paper is pp. 711-716; there is no pressing need to read the remainder of the article.]

Stanley B. Messer, A Psychodynamic Perspective on Resistance in Psychotherapy: Vive la Résistance, 58 (2) In Session: Psychotherapy in Practice 157-160, 163 (2002) [online text]

Class Video

In Class Viewing 1: Walter Barnett's 2nd session with Dr. Paul Weston

"Walter" | In Treatment (HBO) | Season 2, Dk. 2, Episode 9 [approx. 20 mins.] [Walter's session begins at 3:26 mins. into the episode]

In Class Viewing 2 (if time permits)

How Do You Deal with an Anxiety Attack? [3:22 mins.] [Steven C. Hayes, clinical psychologist, University of Nevada]

Finding a Career by Way of a Panic Attack [12:28 mins.] [the 2nd Hayes video, if presented, can be ended at 6:37 mins.]

Optional In Class Viewing (On Dealing with Grief & Emotions; Adam Phillips; the Medical Model, and Interpretations by Therapists): Responding to First Walter Barnett Psychotherapy Session

On Dealing|Not Dealing with Grief

Mark Epstein: The Trauma of Everday Life
[55:57 mins.] [psychiatrist & author of Thoughts Without a Thinker and The Trauma of Everyday Life] [begin class presentation at 3:26 mins.; end at 5:56 mins.]

Adam Phillips on Different Kinds of Therapy

An Interview of Adam Phillips
[57:31 mins.] [comment relevant to Walter Barnett's session with Dr. Weston begins at 52:28 mins. and ends at 54:17 mins.]

Medical Model & the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

[3:13 mins.] [Norman Anderson, American Psychological Association] [arguing that psychotherapy is effective]

An Interview with Christopher Bollas
[26:46 mins.] [a follow-up on Norman Anderson's comments; Bollas' comments on psychiatry and medication begins at 13:50 mins. & end at 16:08 mins.]

On Interpretations by the Therapist

Differences in Modern & Freudian Psychoanalysis
[1:40 mins.]

Reference (Anxiety)

Anxiety | Panic Attacks | Panic Disorder

Open Trial of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Panic Disorder: A Pilot Study

Reference (Anxiety/Panic Attacks)(Videos)

Anxiety Assessment
[8:25 mins.][Jon Frederickson] Pt.2 [4:58 mins.] Pt.3 [5:40 mins.]

Symptoms of a Panic Attack
[7:11 mins.]

What Triggers a Panic Attack?
[5:53 mins.] [Katherine Shear, Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University School of Social Work]

Colin Wilson Describes His Panic Attacks
[27:35 mins.] [Thinking Allowed with Jeffrey Mishlove]

When Anxiety Attacks
[50:24 mins.]

Anxiety Overview
[7:08 mins.] [focus on the psychopathological aspects of anxiety; diagnostic categories of anxiety disorders]

Anxiety: Hibernate, Adapt, or Migrate
[17:14 mins.] [ Summer Beretsky, TED Talk]

Anxiety: A Cancer of the Mind
[15:49 mins.] [Aneysha Bhat, TED Talk]

Reference (Self Concept)(Video)

[6:32 mins.]

Reference (Presenting Problem as a Seamless Web)(Videos)

A Client Describes the Problem that Brings Him to Counseling
[2:28 mins.]

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
[11:04 mins.]

References (Shari M. Geller on "Therapeutic Presence)

Brief Definition of "Therapeutic Presence" by Shari M. Geller

Shari M. Geller Publications

Therapeutic Presence: Neurophysiological Mechanisms Mediating Feeling Safe in Therapeutic Relationships
[Shari M. Geller & Stephen W. Porges, 24 (3) J. Psychotherapy Integration 178 (2014)]

Walter Barnett: "In Treatment"

The Underlying Cause of Walter's Panic Attacks
[8:15 mins.]

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