Programme for the four-year course of specialisation in psycho synthetic therapy

SCHOOL OF PSYCHO SYNTHETIC PSYCHOTHERAPY Recognised by Decree of the Ministry of University and Scientific Research of 29/9/1994:

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

1st YEAR

A) THEORY (External lecturers) Total: 121 hours

A, I) BASIC: General orientation: 65 hours

Courses Programmed hours
General Psychology

10

Children Psychology

10

Clinical diagnostics

10

General psychopathology

10

Epistemology: mind, subject, person in contemporary thoughts

5

Psychodiagnostic methods and techniques in clinical psychology

5

Psychopathology of the life cicle

5

Bioethics and ethics

10

TOTAL AI

65

Programmed hours

A, ll)FEATURING: psycho synthetic orientation

56 hours

Basic psycho synthetic education (theory) Lecturers: Institute of Psychosynthesis

Course 1: Personal Psychosynthesis

22

Course 2: Personal Psychosynthesis

22

II. Psycho Synthetic psychotherapy education (theory)

Course: Investigation of personality and diagnostic process in Psychosynthesis

14

TOTAL A II

56 hours

B) PRACTICAL APPLICATION

FEATURING: Psycho Synthetic Orientation : 244 hours

Programmed hours

B, I Education on basic Psychosynthesis (practice) Lecturers: Teachers from the Institute of Psychosynthesis:

40 hours

Course 1: “Personal Psychosynthesis”

(including seminar: “From sub-personalities to the “I” 12 h.)

20

Course 2: “Personal Psychosynthesis”

(including seminar: “The psycho synthetic path” 12 h.)

20

TOTAL BI

40 hours

B, II Education on psycho synthetic psychotherapy (clinical practice)

Lecturers: teachers and assistant teachers from SIPT

204 hours

The work in sub-personality in psychotherapy

14

The Identity, the I and the dis-identification in psychotherapy

14

Analysis: methods and techniques

14

Human types in the diagnostic and therapeutic process

14

Reading on characterial structures and body-mind dynamic

14

The psychotherapeutic relationship: transference-countertransference

14

The psychotherapeutic relationship: specificity and reality of the relationship

12

Defense mechanisms and resistance in the psychotherapeutic process

14

Setting and psychotherapeutic process

14

Supervision I

14

Programmed hours

Supervision II

14

Defence mechanisms in clinical practice

14

Group Psychosynthesis (1)

14

Group Psychosynthesis (2)

14

Exercises with the group Tutor

10

C) PRACTICE AT PUBLIC FACILITIES

135

TOTAL (A+B+C)

500 M

2nd YEAR

A) THEORY (External lecturers) Total hours 125

A, I Basic = General guidelines: 55 hours

Courses

Hours already carried out

Programmed hours
General Psychology

10

Child Psychology

10

Clinical diagnostics

10

General Psychopathology

10

Epistemology: issue of the mind-body relationship in the contemporary thoughts

5

Psychodiagnostic methods and techniques in clinical psychology

5

Hours already carried out

Programmed hours

Psychopathology of the life cycle

5

TOTAL AI

55 hours

Programmed hours

A II FEATURING: Psycho Synthetic orientation:

70 hours

A II 1) Education on basic Psychosynthesis (theory)* (Lecturers: Teachers from the Institute of Psychosynthesis)

Course 1: The willpower

16

Course 2: The willpower

20

Course 3: Bio-psycho-spiritual integration

22

A) II 2) Psychotherapeutic psycho synthetic education (theory) Lecturers: Teachers and assistant teachers from SIPT

Course: Child Psychosynthesis

12

TOTAL A II

70 hours

B) PRACTICAL APPLICATION

FEATURING: Psycho synthetic orientation Total hours 240

B, I Education on basic Psychosynthesis (practice) –

Lecturers: Teachers from the Institute of Psychosynthesis

Course 1: The willpower, including seminar “The ”I” and the experience of will” (12 h.)

64 hours

20

Course 2: The willpower, including seminar: “The willpower in the daily life”

22

Course 3: Bio-Psycho-Spiritual integration

Including seminar “From the “I” to the “Self”” (12 h.)

22

B, II Psycho Synthetic psychotherapeutic education (clinical practice)

Lecturers: Teachers and assistant teachers from S.I.P.T.

176 hours

Methodology and technique of the interview: the psychotherapeutic interview

14

Programmed hours

Bio-Psychosynthesis: mind-body integration and psychotherapy

14

Sexuality: normality and pathology 14
Psychopathology and clinic in the psycho synthetic perspective: anxiety and mood disorders 14
Psychopathology and clinic in the psycho synthetic perspective: personality disorders 14
>Psychopathology and clinic in the psycho synthetic perspective: psychosis 12
Transformation and synthesis: methods and techniques 14
The will in relation to psychopathology and psychotherapy 14
Supervision I 14
Supervision II 14
Group Psychosynthesis (I) 14
Group Psychosynthesis (II) 14
>Exercises with the group Tutor 10

Programmed hours

C) PRACTICE AT PUBLIC FACILITIES

 

135

TOTAL (A+B+C) 500 M 

3rd YEAR

A) THEORY (External lecturers)Total hours 118

A, I BASIC = General orientation and various psychotherapeutic addresses: 50 hours

Courses

Hours already carried out

Programmed hours

Freudian Psychoanalysis 5
Analytical psychology 5
Individual psychology 5
Family therapy 5
Approach to interpersonal psychoanalysis 5
Functional body psychotherapy 5
Approach centered on the person 5
Gestalt Psychotherapy 5
Cognitive-constructivist psychotherapy 5
Clinical sexologist 5

TOTAL AI: 50 hours

Programmed hours

A, II) Psycho synthetic orientation:

A II 1) Basic psycho synthetic education (theory)

68 hours

Course:How, when, why integration

Lecturers: Teachers from the Institute of Psychosynthesis

26

A II 2) Psychotherapeutic Psycho Synthetic education (theory)

Lecturers: teachers and assistant teachers from SIPT

Therapeutic plan

14

Psychosomatic medicine and psycho synthetic approach

14

Techniques in psycho synthetic psychotherapy: theory of the technique

14

TOTAL A II

68 hours

B) PRACTICAL APPLICATION

FEATURING: psycho synthetic orientation: 242 hours

Basic psycho synthetic education (practice)

Programmed hours

B, I Basic psycho synthetic education (practice)

Lecturers: Institute of Psychosynthesis

Course:How, when, why integration

22

B, II Psychotherapeutic psycho synthetic education (clinical practice)

Lecturers: teachers from S.I.P.T. and Ordinary Members from SIPT, Assistant teachers

The work on dreams

14

Programmed hours

Practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy I

 

14

Ways of auto-realisation and transpersonal psychopathology

14

The practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy (II)

 

14

The Self and the unconscious: psycho synthetic work of the depth

 

14

Supervision I

 

14

The use of symbols and imaginative technique

 

14

Supervision II

 

14

Supervision III

 

14

Meditative techniques in psychotherapy

 

14

Methods and techniques in body mediation

Dr. Massimo Rosselli

14

Group Psychosynthesis I

 

14

Group Psychosynthesis II

 

14

The practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy III

 

14

Global Psychosynthesis

14

Programmed hours

C) PRACTICE AT PUBLIC FACILITIES

140

TOTAL (A+B+C)

500 M

4th YEAR

A) THEORY

A, I) BASIC General orientation and various psychotherapeutic addresses: 60 hours

(External lecturers)

Courses

Hours held

Programmed hours

Freudian Psychoanalysis

 

5

Analytical psychology

 

5

Individual psychology

5

Family therapy

 

5

Approach to interpersonal psychoanalysis

 

5

Functional body psychotherapy

 

5

Approach centered on the person

i

5

Gestalt Psychotherapy

 

5

Clinical sexology

 

5

Cognitive-constructivist psychotherapy

 

5

Transcultural psychotherapy

 

10

TOTAL A, I

60

A,II) Featuring: psycho synthetic orientation

Hours held

Programmed hours

I) Psychotherapeutic Psychosynthesis education (theory)

36 hours

Psychotherapy in the institutions: healing and rehabilitation

 

14

Health, disease and healing process

 

14

Psychotropic drugs and psychotherapy

 

10

TOTAL A, II

36

A, II Featuring: psycho synthetic orientation: 248 hours

Hours held

Programmed hours

The practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy (IV)

 

14

The practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy (V)

 

14

The practice of psycho synthetic psychotherapy (VI)

 

14

Crisis, pain and loss and their emotional use in psychotherapy

 

14

Couple and family psychotherapy: basic elements according to psycho synthetic view

14

Childhood and adolescence psychotherapy

14

Hours held

Programmed hours

Psychotherapy of addictions

 

14

Group Psychosynthesis and psychotherapy I

14

Transpersonal psychotherapy

12

Psychotherapy of the Senior and existential problems of old age

14

Supervision I

14

Supervision II

14

Supervision III

14

Supervision IV

14

Supervision V

14

Group Psychosynthesis I 14
Group Psychosynthesis II 14
Exercises with the group Tutor 10
Seminars (stages, interdisciplinary stages or various formative experiences of particular interest, in order to update students on recent theoretical and practical developments in the field of clinical psychology and psychotherapy) 16

C) PRACTICE AT PUBLIC FACILITIES: 140

TOTAL (A+B+C): 500 M

Can be admitted all those who have a degree in Medicine or Psychology, who are already registered to the membership board, or, if they have not taken the state exam at the time of registration, they have to take it before the first session available after registration, penalty the suspension from the course of specialisation till the regularisation of their position.

The Applicant must present his own curriculum and undertake one or, if necessary, more individual evaluation interviews with a teacher (or a Psychotherapist qualified to the position) from SIPT, as verification of the personal requirements for admission.
He must also prove, with a certificate of attendance, to have attended an introductory course of Psychosynthesis in one of the Centres of the Institute of Psychosynthesis (see list of the Italian centres on
www.psicosintesi.it).
If the applicant is unable to attend the introductory course, alternate ways can be provided and must agreed directly with the School.

In case of approval, the Applicant must submit a written application for admission to the School Office attaching the written approval of the teacher or Psychotherapist, who made the assessment, a curriculum and the certificate of attendance to the introductory course.

Upon acceptance, ratified by the Council of Teachers of the School, it will be given written notice.

Attendance to course is compulsory. Leave of absence should not exceed 20% per annum. At the end of each year of course, a session of written and oral exams will take place.

At the end of the fourth year, we will also request a written report on a case study in supervision and a written thesis with following discussion, which will be the final exam leading to the award of the certificate of completion of psychotherapeutic education.