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may, 2021

28may12:00 pm1:00 pmMD FY21 WEBINAR Series: A Psychodynamic Approach


(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling

Don’t Forget About the Power of the Unconscious:
A Psychodynamic Approach to Working with Problem Gamblers

The Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling provides free webinars designed to provide additional clinical training on a variety of topics. The webinars are offered several times throughout the year, and award one (1) CEU for each webinar (unless otherwise specified).



  • Anthony S. Parente, MA, LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC


Learning Objectives

This interesting and informative webinar will discuss the unconscious processes that effect the development of the problem gambler. We will explore the various levels of consciousness, as it relates to the problem gambler. The discussion will also address the role of defense mechanisms, fantasy life and transference in the understanding of gambling disordered individuals.  The application of psychodynamic principals in the treatment of the gambler will also be included in the presentation.

Attendees should be able to:

  • Develop a greater understanding psychodynamic theory and how it explains the development of gambling disorder.
  • Learn the concepts of defense mechanisms, fantasy life and transference apply to problem gambling.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of how to apply the principals of psychodynamic psychology to the treatment of gambling disorder.



For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE

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