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Author Murdin, Lesley, author.

Title Managing difficult endings in psychotherapy : it's time / Lesley Murdin.

Imprint London : Karnac, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 142 pages).
Series United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy series
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the Author; UKCP Series Preface; Introduction; Chapter One -- Ending Causes Pain; Chapter Two -- Time in Psychotherapy; Chapter Three -- The Patient Decides to End; Chapter Four -- The Therapist's Loss; Chapter Five -- The Trouble with Ending; Chapter Six -- Therapy is a Manic Defence; Chapter Seven -- Hopes and Desires; Chapter Eight -- Was there a Choice?; References; Index.
Summary This book is about the difficulty of endings, but it is also about learning from the endings that we know have gone wrong as well as those that have worked well. It sets out how the psychological therapist can help a person to live well while life is available, and to face the endings that confront all of us with honesty, and the acceptance of our human fragility. Therapists suffer through the fears and failures of the people they see as well as through their own endings. These difficulties can either help each one to be more understanding and helpful, or can lead to disaster. This book is abo.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Psychotherapy -- Termination.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Loss (Psychology)
Psychotherapists -- Retirement.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 1782200517 9781782200512
ISBN 1782411968 (electronic bk.)
9781782411963 (electronic bk.)
1782200517 (pbk.)
9781782200512 (pbk.)