Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Author: Alessandra Lemma

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118788834

Category: Psychology

Page: 344

View: 3457

The 2nd Edition of Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the highly successful practice-oriented handbook designed to demystify psychoanalytic psychotherapy, is updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field. Updated edition of an extremely successful textbook in its field, featuring numerous updates to reflect the latest research and evidence base Demystifies the processes underpinning psychoanalytic psychotherapy, particularly the development of the analytic attitude guided by principles of clinical technique Provides step-by-step guidance in key areas such as how to conduct assessments, how to formulate cases in psychodynamic terms and how to approach endings The author is a leader in the field – she is General Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis book series and a former editor of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

The Therapeutic Process

A Clinical Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Author: J. Mark Thompson,Candace Cotlove

Publisher: Jason Aronson

ISBN: 9780765703293

Category: Psychology

Page: 311

View: 7569

The Therapeutic Process presents an informative, sequential, well-defined, and clinically rich guide to the process of psychodynamic psychotherapy. Specifically designed to have broad appeal and value for the beginning clinician as well as the more experienced clinician, this book includes many illustrative examples and well-defined terms.

Theory and Practice in Child Psychoanalysis

An Introduction to the Work of Françoise Dolto

Author: Guy Hall,Francoise Hivernel,Siân Morgan

Publisher: Karnac Books

ISBN: 1855755742

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 5113

During her lifetime, Francoise Dolto revolutionized the psychoanalytic understanding of childhood. As an early pioneer, she emphasized that the child is to be recognized from birth as a person. As a gifted and innovative clinician, Dolto developed her ideas about the unconscious image of the body. An image that is unique to each individual and linked to both a person s history and narcissism, rather then their physicality. It is the symbolic incarnation of a person s desires. Dolto began her career as a member of the IPA, was admired by Winnicot, close to Lacan and influenced by Morgenstern. Her life witnessed an extraordinary evolution from the conservatism of her parents, through the second World War, to the turbulence of Paris in the 1950s and '60s. In the succeeding years, Dolto made a number of original contributions to the understanding of psychosis, neonatology, female sexuality, education and religion. Although controversial, she was able to write both for the general public and for professional colleagues. In 1979, Dolto opened La Maison Verte, as a specialist center for the practical application of her theories. Similar centers have since been created around the world. Dolto continued to write and teach until her death in 1988."

Introduction to Psychotherapy

An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice

Author: Anthony Bateman,Dennis Brown,Jonathan Pedder

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415205697

Category: Psychology

Page: 265

View: 2696

What is psychotherapy about? What are the similarities and differences of its many forms? What are the most recent developments in the field? Introduction to Psychotherapy has been an essential reference book since its publication in 1979, and is regularly included in reading lists for trainee psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals. It is often recommended to interested lay people and prospective patients. This third edition takes into account recent changes in psychotherapy theory, practice and research. The authors are all psychoanalysts. The first edition arose from the experiences of Dennis Brown and Jonathan Pedder working and teaching together as Consultant Psychotherapists at St Mary's Hospital and Medical School, London.

Introduction to Psychoanalysis

Contemporary Theory and Practice

Author: Anthony Bateman,Jeremy Holmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134842074

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 7242

The need for a concise, comprehensive guide to the main principles and practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy has become pressing as the psychoanalytic movement has expanded and diversified. An introductory text suitable for a wide range of courses, this lively, widely referenced account presents the core features of contemporary psychoanalytic theory and practice in an easily assimilated, but thought-provoking manner. Illustrated throughout with clinical examples, it provides an up-to-date source of reference for a wider range of mental health professionals as well as those training in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy or counselling.

A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis

Author: Jane Milton,Caroline Polmear,Julia Fabricius

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761971870

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 5826

`As someone who is often engaged in trying to clarify psychoanalytic ideas for others (and for myself) I found this book inspiring and useful in many ways but perhaps most notably in its skilful re-visiting and articulation of what happens in psychoanalysis and why it is helpful' - Journal Child Psychotherapy ` well constructed and easily digested book' - Mental Health Nursing `This well-written and understandable book will be useful to a cross-section of professional as well as the general-public'- Community Care `This is quite simply the best introduction to psychoanalysis ever written. It is uncluttered yet the interested reader will find most of what they need to know about what psychoanalysis is and is not, with ample links connecting to where to find the rest. The book is exceptionally accessible, balanced and entertaining. There is no need to search any longer as to what to recommend to anyone who wants to orient themselves around this complex field'- Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College, London and Chief Executive, Anna Freud Centre, London A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis is a down-to-earth guide to arguably the most misunderstood of all the psychological therapies. With reference to contemporary developments in theory and practice, the book explains what psychoanalysis really is, providing the reader with an overview of its: } basic concepts } historical development } main critiques, and } research base. Demonstrating the far reaching influence of psychoanalysis, the authors - all practicing psychoanalysts - describe how its concepts have been applied beyond the consulting room and examine its place within the spectrum of other psychological theories. Whether reading about psychoanalysis as part of an academic course or purely for personal interest, A Short Introduction to Psychoanalysis provides the ideal `way-in' to the subject for new readers. For those who are thinking of becoming a psychoanalyst, the book also provides information on the training process and the structure of the profession.

The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Claiming the Baby

Author: Tessa Baradon,Carol Broughton,Michela Biseo,Iris Gibbs,Jessica James,Angela Joyce,Judith Woodhead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113544871X

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 4618

This comprehensive handbook addresses the provision of therapeutic help for babies and their parents when their attachment relationship is derailed and a risk is posed to the baby's development. Drawing on clinical and research data from the biological and psychological sciences, this book presents a treatment approach that is comprehensive, flexible and sophisticated, whilst also being clear and easy to understand. The first section, The Theory of Parent Infant Psychotherapy, offers the reader a theoretical framework for understanding the emotional-interactional environment within which infant development takes place. It draws upon psychoanalysis, attachment and developmental research to describe how babies’ minds and development are sculpted by the dynamics of the relationship with their primary love figures. The second section, The Therapeutic Process, invites the reader into the consulting room to participate in a detailed examination of the relational process in the clinical encounter. The third section, Clinical Papers, provides case material to illustrate the unfolding of the therapeutic process. Written by a team of experienced clinicians, writers, teachers and researchers in the field of infant development and psychopathology, The Practice of Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, is unique in its systematic approach to describing the theoretical rationale and clinical process of therapy. It will be of great interest to all professionals working with children and their families, including child psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, and clinical and developmental psychologists.

An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory of Motivation

Author: Walter Toman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483184552

Category: Psychology

Page: 406

View: 7972

An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory of Motivation details the fundamental concepts in applying the psychoanalytic theory in understanding motivation. The title addresses the short-comings of the psychoanalytic theory, particularly the lack of scientific literature. The first part of the text covers the critical concepts in psychoanalytic theory, such as the psychological forces, defense mechanisms, superego, and primal desires. In the second part, the selection details the theory at work; this part discusses the major stages of life from a psychoanalytic perspective. The text also talks about a system of psychopathology, along with the consideration to take in psychotherapy. The book will be of great interest to students, researchers, and practitioners of behavioral science.

What is This Thing Called Love?

A Guide to Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Couples

Author: Sarah Fels Usher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317723880

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

View: 6640

What is This Thing Called Love? provides a clear how-to guide for carrying out psychotherapy with couples from a psychoanalytic perspective. The book draws on both early and contemporary psychoanalytic knowledge, explaining how each theory described is useful in formulating couple dynamics and in working with them. The result is an extremely practical approach, with detailed step-by-step instructions on technique, illuminated throughout by vivid case studies. The book focuses on several key areas including: An initial discussion about theories of love. Progression of therapy from beginning to termination. Transference and countertransference and their unique manifestations in couples therapy. Comparisons between couples therapy and individual therapy. Step-by-step instruction on technique. What is This Thing Called Love? is enlivened with humour and humanness. It is crucial reading for psychoanalytic therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, couples therapists and students who want to learn about--or augment their skills in--this challenging modality.

Lehrbuch der psychoanalytischen Therapie

2 Praxis

Author: Helmut Thomä,Horst Kächele

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662083205

Category: Psychology

Page: 696

View: 6060

Die beiden Bände des Lehrbuches der psychoanalytischen Therapie sind in kurzer Zeit zu Standardwerken geworden. Sie haben zahlreiche Nachdrucke erlebt und wurden bislang in 10 Sprachen übersetzt. Das Lehrbuch gilt als eines der bedeutensten Werke der modernen Psychoanalyse. Es entspricht in seiner didaktischen Konzeption allen Anforderungen an ein modernes Lehrbuch: o übersichtlich strukturiert, o durchgehend zweifarbig gestaltet, o optische Akzente heben das Wesentliche hervor. Inhaltlich setzt das Werk Maßstäbe für die psychoanalytische Forschung und Praxis weit über die Gegenwart hinaus.

Introduction to Psychotherapy

An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice

Author: Dr Anthony Bateman,Dennis Brown,Jonathon Pedder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134626673

Category: Psychology

Page: 283

View: 2150

What is psychotherapy about? What are the similarities and differences of its many forms? What are the most recent developments in the field? Introduction to Psychotherapy has been an essential reference book since its publication in 1979, and is regularly included in reading lists for trainee psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals. It is often recommended to interested lay people and prospective patients. This third edition takes into account recent changes in psychotherapy theory, practice and research. The authors are all psychoanalysts. The first edition arose from the experiences of Dennis Brown and Jonathan Pedder working and teaching together as Consultant Psychotherapists at St Mary's Hospital and Medical School, London.

Art as Therapy

An Introduction to the Use of Art as a Therapeutic Technique

Author: Tessa Dalley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134954417

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 835

Art as Therapy introduces the theory and practice of art therapy in a concise, accessible and informative way. Tessa Dalley's introduction gives an overview of basic issues, research and development. Subsequent chapters, written by specialists, are chosen to demonstrate the ways in which art therapy can be applied to different client groups, in a variety of clinical settings. These include children, adolescents suffering from anorexia nervosa, the mentally handicapped, the elderly and terminally ill, those in psychiatric hospitals and prison inmates. Illustrated case studies provide visual explanations for the art therapy processes and the final chapter discusses training for the profession. Art as Therapy has been welcomed by art therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses and teachers.

Grundzüge der Psychoanalyse

Author: Charles Brenner

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105616675

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 609

Charles Brenners übersichtliche und komprimierte Darstellung der Grundzüge der Psychoanalyse setzt beim Leser keine psychoanalytischen Kenntnisse voraus, sondern lediglich ein fachliches Interesse. Sie vermittelt einen verläßlichen Überblick und erleichtert das Verständnis des wesentlichen psychoanalytischen Schrifttums. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

An Introduction to the Psychology of Religion

Author: Robert H. Thouless

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521096652

Category: Psychology

Page: 152

View: 7519

The third edition of this successful book, which applies the science of psychology to problems of religion. Dr Thouless explores such questions as: why do people believe? Why are their beliefs often held with irrational strength? How are changes in belief systems related to mental health? What are reasonable attitudes towards alternative belief systems? This edition includes samples of the experimental and statistical studies of religious problems, including the author's own study of the strength of religious beliefs. This edition also pays more attention to the problems of non-Christian religious systems, with special consideration given to the problems of mutual toleration. Finally Dr Thouless considers whether it is reasonable for modern man to adhere to any religious belief system. This is an excellent textbook for students of the social sciences, particularly psychology and theology, and will also interest the general reader who has an intellectual curiosity about religion.

Psychotherapy

A Very Short Introduction

Author: Tom Burns,Eva Burns-Lundgren

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199689369

Category: Psychology

Page: 127

View: 3940

Over the last century, psychotherapy has transformed from an obscure treatment for wealthy, intellectual neurotics in fin-de-siècle Vienna to a widely used treatment for emotional and psychological difficulties. In this compendium, the authors map the development of psychotherapy, from its origins in Freud's psychoanalysis to the range of approaches available today, including counseling, cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness, and group therapies.--From publisher description.

A Psychodynamic Approach to Brief Therapy

Author: Gertrud Mander

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473903157

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 7533

Illustrated throughout with clinical vignettes, this book is a comprehensive guide to psychodynamic brief counselling and psychotherapy. It is ideal for those looking for a practical introduction to the subject. Following a summary of the roots and development of psychoanalytic theory, psychodynamic models of brief, short-term and time-limited work are described. The author describes their differences and similarities in terms of duration, technique and the contexts for which they were developed. Gertrud Mander then examines the basics of brief therapeutic practice from a psychodynamic perspective, starting with assessment, contracting, structuring and focusing. The active stance of the brief therapist is emphasized, and the importance of beginnings and endings, and of supervision and training, are particularly stressed.

Object Relations Theory and Practice

An Introduction

Author: David E. Scharff, M.D.

Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated

ISBN: 1461629829

Category: Psychology

Page: 565

View: 1677

Object relations theory has caused a fundamental reorientation of psychodynamic thought. In Object Relations Theory and Practice, Dr. David E. Scharff acclimates readers to the language and culture of this therapeutic perspective and provides carefully selected excerpts from seminal theorists as well as explanations of their thinking and clinical experience. He offers readers an unparalleled resource for understanding object relations psychotherapy and theory and applying it to the practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. The book's sequence establishes the centrality of relationships in this theory: the internalization of experience with parents, splitting, projective identification, the role of the relationship between mother and young child in development, and transference and countertransference in the therapeutic action of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. This book will introduce students to the basics, to the widening scope of object relations theory, and to its application to psychoanalysis and individual, group, and family psychotherapy.

Resolution of Inner Conflict

An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Therapy

Author: Frank Auld,Marvin Hyman,Donald Rudzinski

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: 9781591471950

Category: Psychology

Page: 283

View: 2283

Resolution of Inner Conflict: An Introduction to Psychoanalytic Therapy, Second Edition gives readers a thorough course on how to do psychoanalytic therapy. The authors provide a step-by-step analysis of the key points in the process of psychoanalytic therapy as well as important topics and issues that may arise during therapy. After reviewing the foundations of psychoanalytic theory, the authors launch into the practical steps of this therapy, from the initial interview with the client and the structure of therapy through personal responses to the client, transference, resistance, dream interpretation, and termination. The authors then examine important topics such as psychoanalytic therapy with female clients and the application of psychoanalytic concepts to services other than therapy. This indispensable guide is thoroughly supported with references to literature and research on this approach and includes discussions of founders of the field such as Freud as well as the most recent writers on psychoanalytic therapy. The new, thoroughly updated edition is an unsurpassed introduction to this time-tested and effective method of therapy.

Theory and Practice of Brief Therapy

Author: Simon H. Budman,Alan S. Gurman

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572308213

Category: Psychology

Page: 402

View: 8436

The authors of this book identify the central features of effective, time-limited interventions for individuals, couples, families, and groups. Taking a developmental approach to treatment, they explain how brief therapy can help at different times in a patient's life, as changes and transitions bring on new stresses and challenges. A practical framework is provided for selecting and screening patients, rapidly finding a focus for clinical work, and making optimal use of available time.