The purpose of this module
is to discuss an established road map for the diagnosis and psychotherapeutic
treatment of psychotic disorders based on findings and understanding.
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists
Garfield, MD is Professor, Associate Chair for Psychotherapy and Director of
the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at the Rosalind Franklin University
of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, which he has led since 1988.
He graduated from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
and completed his psychiatry training at Harvard’s Massachusetts Mental Health
Center. He also finished his psychoanalytic training in 2006 at Chicago’s
Institute for Psychoanalysis and he is on their voluntary teaching faculty. He
has written dozens of articles on psychotherapy and his book, Unbearable
Affect: A Guide to the Psychotherapy of Psychosis is in its second
edition. With Dr. Ira Steinman, he has
co-edited the book, Self Psychology and Psychosis, and he lectures internationally
on psychosis. He serves the University
as the chair of its Graduate Medical Education Committee.