Affective Learning Model

The Group Affective Learning Model is an experimental method for the teaching and learning of psychoanalytic object relations theory and its clinical application. Participants have different learning styles, and so we use multi-channel teaching with lecture, PowerPoint,  video, readings, and discussion in large and small groups for process and review and learning from experience. Participants tell us that the small group experience is the cornerstone of the learning has been validated empirically and can be read about in Tuning the Therapeutic Instrument (Jason Aronson 1996).