Myrna Little, PhD, PLLC

Myrna Little, PhD, PLLC
Myrna Little, PhD, PLLC
Phone: 972-233-0647
Fax: 214-559-4504
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LICENSURE:
The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists,
License Number 2 - 2658
EDUCATION:
2001 to 2004
New Directions: Critical Perspectives on Psychoanalytic Writing:
Washington Psychoanalytic Society,
Washington, D.C.
1995 to 1997
Infant Observation Seminar and Didactic Studies
Faculty: Yvonne Hansen, Ph.D., Dean of Training;
Psychoanalytic Center of California
1992
Graduate Studies, Humanities
University of Texas, Dallas, Texas
1991
Diplomate Jungian Analyst
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts
1990-1993
Transference/Countertransference Institute for Advancement of Anlytical Psychology and Developmental Studies
1982-1991
Candidate in Training
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts
1982
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
North Texas University, Denton, Texas
APA Approved
1981-1982
Internship in Clinical Psychology
Terrell State Hospital
Acute Psychotic Unit and Adolescent Unit
1977
M.A. in Clinical Psychology
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Bachelor of Science
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
1982 to present
Private Practice, Clinical Psychology, Dallas, Texas
1976 to 1982
Psychological Associate, Dallas, Texas
Life Counseling Center
1977-1978
Dean Memorial Learning Center, Dallas, Texas
1976
Student Counseling Services,
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
1973
Camp Kanakuk for Boys, Bronson, Missouri
Camp Nurse
GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY EXPERIENCE:
2001 to present
Facilitator, Experiential Groups, Psychiatric Residents,
Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
1982 to present
Facilitator, Outpatient Group Therapy, Mixed Gender Private Practice
1996
Certified Group Psychotherapist, number 1678
National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists
1992 to 1994
Group Psychotherapy with Jungian Analytic Candidates and Non-Candidate Psychotherapists
Memphis, Tennessee
1978 - 1990
Group Psychotherapy for Women
Dallas, Texas
1985 - 1990
Group Psychotherapy for Women
Dallas, Texas
1981 to 1982
Group Psychotherapy, Adolescent Males
Terrell State Hospital, Terrell, Texas
1975-1977
Ongoing Group Psychotherapy
Life Counseling Center, Dallas, Texas
HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE:
Psychiatric In-Patient
Psychiatric In-Patient:

Richardson Medical Center, Allied Health Professional Staff

Timberlawn Psychiatric Hospital, Individual Psychotherapy Green Oaks Psychiatric Hospital, Allied Health Professional Staff

Brookhaven Psychiatric Hospital, Individual Psychotherapy
PEDAGOGICAL HISTORY:
Clinical Appointment:
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry.
Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas,
Dallas, Texas
Seminar Presentations:
Implicit Relational Knowing: Intersubjective Communication.
Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-Regional Society of
Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2013.

Clinical Jung for Fourth Year Psychiatric Residents.
February, 2010, Southwestern Medical School,
University of Texas, Dallas, Texas.

Infancy and Individuation
Dissociation and Trauma. Presented to Jungian Candidates,
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2009

History and Development. Presented to Jungian Candidates,
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2008.

Relational Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience, and Attachment
Theory. Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-
Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2007.

Preserving the Potential: Unconscious Phantasy in Ian
McEwan’s novel, The Atonement. Presented to C.G. Jung
Society of North Texas, 2005.

Psychology of the Child: Presented to Jungian Candidates,
Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2003

Reality of the Psyche and Interactive Processes
Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-Regional
Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2003.

Archetypes, Complexes, and Object Relations Theories.
Presented to the Philadelphia Society of Jungian Analysts, 2001.

Jung and the Postmodern.
Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-Regional
Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2000.

The Analytic Attitude.
Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-Regional
Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region, 2000.

The Child in Contemporary Developmental Thought.
Presented to Jungian Candidates, Inter-Regional
Society of Jungian Analysts, 2000.

Post Modern Jungian Theory and Clinical Practice.
Presented to Third Year Candidates, Inter-Regional
Society of Jungian Analysts, 1999.

Archetypes and Instincts, I. Recognition of the Primitive.
Experience in the Transference and Countertransference.

Archetypes and Instincts, II: Primitive Mental States.
Presented to First Year Candidates. Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts.

Dynamics of Group Process. Presented to Fourth Year
Candidates of C. G. Jung Institute, Santa Fe.
Post-Modern, Post-Structuralist Psychoanalysis in
Contemporary Context. Presented to Candidates of
C. G. Jung Institute, Santa Fe, 1995.

Transference and Countertransference. Presented to Second
Year Candidates of C. G. Jung Institute, Santa Fe, 1993.

Symbols and Symbol Formation. Presented to Second Year
Candidates of C. G. Jung Institute, Santa Fe, 1992.
Course Presentations
January 2013 - June 2013
Instructor: Finding Your Way Through Psychoanalytic Models. Dallas
2009 to 2012
Instructor, Infant Observation Seminar, Dallas
2005
Developmental Psychology. Instructor, Post Graduate Studies,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas Psychoanalytic Institute and Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
2002
Learning from Experience, Fall Semester.
Course for Professionals, sponsored by Division 39. Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
2001
Introduction to Melanie Klein, Spring Semester.
Course for Professionals, sponsored by Division 39, Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
1998 to 1999
Principles and Practice of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Public Course sponsored by Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (faculty participant)
1994 to 1995
Infant Observation Seminar.
Faculty for First Year Candidates of C.G. Jung Institute, Santa Fe.
1992 to 1994
Process and Content in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, II.
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts
  • Oedipus Then and Now.
  • Oedipus Complex in Psychopathology.
  • Origins of the Oedipus Complex.
  • The Oedipus Complex Today.
  • Transference/Countertransference.
  • Unconscious Phantasy.
  • Projective Identification and the Container/Contained.
Conferences and Seminars Organized
2004 – 2007
Training Coordinator, Texas Society of Inter-Regional Jungian Analysts
2002-2004
President, Texas Region of Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts
1999 to 2000
President, Division 39, Dallas Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology
1998 to 1999
President Elect, Division 39, Dallas Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology
1996 to 1997
Program Committee, Division 39, Dallas Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology
1994 to 1996
Training Coordinator, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Texas Region.
1995
Program Chair, Conference for Independent Society of Analytical Psychology.
Perspectives on Early Development of the Ego and Clinical Implications.
1994-1996
Program Committee, Dallas Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology
Guest Lectures
2012
Listening to Listening: The Evolution of Reverie through Attachment and Mentalization to Implicit Relational Knowing Presented to Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, Dallas, Texas, 2012.
2009
Individuation or Community: Why Not Both?
Conference Presentation, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, St. Louis, Missouri.
2007
Nuts and Bolts of Affective Neuro-Psychoanalysis.
Conference Presentation, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Boulder, Colorado.
2006
“Individuation or Community: Why Not Both?”
Conference Presentation: Jungian Analytic Training for the 21st Century. Montreal, Canada
2005
Projective Identification: Carl Jung, Melanie Klein, and Allan Schore.
Presented to the North American Conference of Jungian Analysts and Candidates. Chicago, Illinois.
2005
Disruption and Repair: If It’s Broke, Can You Fix It?
Presented to the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Dallas, Texas
2005
Representation and Internalization in Infancy: Three Principles of Salience.
Presented to Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Dallas, Texas
2004
Beauty and the Beast: The Psychology of Desire
Presented to Arts Committee, Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
2003
The Quest for Immortality
Presented to Arts Committee, Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, the Kimbell Arts Museum, Ft Worth, Texas
2002
Countertransference: Introduction to Robert D. Hinshelwood
Presented to Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
2000
Passion: Wellspring of the Mind and the Roots of Romanticism.
Presented to the Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Society
1998
Who's Afraid of Wilfred Bion?
Presented to the Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
1996
Body Boundaries: Skin Ego.
Presented to the Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
1994
Beauty and the Beast: The Psychology of Desire.
Presented to the North Texas Jung Society
1993
Beauty and the Beast: The Psychology of Desire.
Presented to the C.G. Jung Society of Santa Fe
1992
Winnicott: Elements of the Illusionary Space.
Presented to the Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
1991
Freud and Jung: Differences and Similarities.
Presented to the Graduate Students, Psychology Department, North Texas University, Denton, Texas
1991
Intersubjectivity: An alternative to Unequal Power Relations..
Presented to the Candidates of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, National Conference
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
American Group Psychotherapy Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association, Division 39,
Division of Psychoanalysis. Section V
Group Analytic Practice of Dallas
Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS:
Little, M.
(1999).  The Inner Child of Trauma. (Review of the book The Inner Child of Trauma, by Don Kalshed).  Journal of Analytical Psychology,, 44, 583-6.
Little, M.
(1998).  Paradigm Lost. (Review of the book Up From Scapegoating, by Arthur Coleman).  C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco Library Journal, 17, 5-19.
Little, M.
(1991).  Intersubjectivity: An alternative to unequal power relations.  Unpublished certification thesis, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts.
Little, M.
(1982).  A psychoanalytic developmental approach to the classification of separation-individuation in the adult. Dissertation Abstracts International.
Murray, M.D.
and Little, M.
(1979). Depression in learning disabled children. Journal of Psychiatric Evaluation and Research (1979).

Paradigm Lost: A Review of Arthur D. Colman's Up from Scapegoating: Awakening Consciousness in Groups
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