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Author Mander, Gertrud.

Title Diversity, discipline, and devotion in psychoanalytic psychotherapy [electronic resource] : clinical and training perspectives / edited on behalf of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy by Gertrud Mander.

Imprint London : Karnac, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 245 pages).
Series UKCP Karnac series
UKCP Karnac series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and index.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I MODELS AND METHODS; CHAPTER ONE Beginnings, endings, and outcome: a comparison of methods and goals; CHAPTER TWO From free association to the dynamic focus: towards a model of recurrent psychotherapy; CHAPTER THREE In praise of once-weekly work: making a virtue of necessity, or treatment of choice?; CHAPTER FOUR Dilemmas in brief therapy: referral-on, topping up, extended contracts; CHAPTER FIVE Suitability and context for brief therapy; CHAPTER SIX Bereavement counselling.
Summary This book reflects the author's involvement and preoccupation with the growth and diversification of counselling and psychotherapy, with the imperatives of training, supervision and regulation, and with the significant changes in the profession due to the invention of brief, time-limited, intermittent and recurrent psychotherapy. An overall theme is the conviction that what patients and therapists share is vulnerability, and that the therapist is a 'wounded healer', whose reparative tendency informs his professional choice, his therapeutic empathy and his capacity to bear the rigours of therap.
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Subject Psychotherapists -- Supervision of.
Psychotherapists -- Training of.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Psychoanalytic Therapy.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Genre/Form Collected Works.
Electronic books.
Added Author United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.
Other Form: Print version: Mander, Gertrud. Diversity, discipline, and devotion in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. London : Karnac, 2007 9781855754737 (OCoLC)84151748
ISBN 9781849405829 (electronic bk.)
1849405824 (electronic bk.)