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june, 2022

10jun12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual EventMD FY22 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

Join the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (the Center) for the 2021-2022 series of FREE webinars designed to provide additional problem gambling prevention, clinical and recovery training on a variety of topics. Webinars are one (1) hour in length, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT and award one (1) CEU (unless otherwise specified).



Anthony S. Parente, MA, LCPC, ICGC II


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:

  • Participants will develop a greater understanding psychodynamic theory and how it explains the development of gambling disorder.
  • Participants will learn how 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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