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Ebeneezer Scrooge Recovers from Complex PTSD: Modifications in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Useful

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7:30 PM until 9:00 PM
12700 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75230
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12700 Preston Road
Dallas, TX  75230
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Title: Ebeneezer Scrooge Recovers from Complex PTSD: Modifications in Psychoanalytic

Psychotherapy Useful for Treating Childhood Trauma

Presenter: Jim Harris, Psy. D.

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: 12700 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas

Credit Hours: 1.5 CME hours



Charles Dickens’ classic character Ebeneezer Scrooge, from his beloved novelette A Christmas Carol, will be used to exemplify recovering from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Scenes from the movie version of this story starring George C. Scott as Scrooge, and Pete Walker’s book, Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, will bring to life the origin, nature and treatment of Complex PTSD.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the specific core needs and adaptive strategies that underlie the 9 personalities through an integration of object relations theory and the Enneagram model 

  2. Learn to recognize the habitual patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving through which each personality type manifests in the world 

  3. Get a clearer sense of the role of instinct, emotional reactivity, and cognitive biases influence the ways people act out when driven by unconscious patterns 

  4. Understand effective pathways of growth and healing associated with each




Dr. Jim Harris earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Baylor University, with internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is past president of DSPP. He is published in peer-reviewed journals, and appears on local and national TV, internet, radio and print media. He conducts psychoanalytic psychotherapy and teaches and provides consultation to psychologists.

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the

accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) and The Dallas Psychoanalytic Center (DPC). APsaA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. *Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. -Updated July 2021-


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