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Psychodynamic psychotherapy : a clinical manual

Author: Deborah L Cabaniss; et al
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Psychodynamic psychotherapy offers people a chance to create new ways of thinking and behaving in order to improve the quality of their lives. This book offers a practical, step-by-step guide to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah L Cabaniss; et al
ISBN: 9780470684719 0470684712 9780470711279 0470711272 9780470711262 0470711264
OCLC Number: 608618100
Description: xiii, 379 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is psychodynamic psychotherapy? --
Treatment for a mind in motion --
How does psychodynamic psychotherapy work? --
Evaluation --
Creating a safe place and beginning the evaluation --
Assessment of ego function --
Formulation: the problem, person, goals, resources model --
Indications for psychodynamic psychotherapy --
Beginning the treatment --
Informed consent and setting goals --
Setting the frame and establishing boundaries --
Developing a therapeutic alliance --
Therapeutic neutrality --
Conducting a psychotherapy session: decisions about length and frequency --
Our patients' feelings about us and our feelings about our patients --
Empathic listening --
Looking for meaning --
Medication and therapy --
Listen/reflect/intervene --
Learning to listen --
Learning to reflect --
Learning to intervene --
Conducting a psychodynamic psychotherapy: technique --
Affect --
Free association and resistance --
Transference --
Countertransference --
Unconscious conflict and defense --
Dreams --
Meeting therapeutic goals --
Improving self-perceptions and the ability to regulate self-esteem --
Improving relationships with others --
Improving characteristic ways of adapting --
Improving other ego functions --
Working through and ending --
Working through --
Termination --
Continuing to learn.
Responsibility: by Deborah L. Cabaniss ... [et al.].
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"This helpful book should serve as a primer for all psychiatric residents, as it provides a wonderful launching point for further reading into psychodynamically oriented therapies." (The Residents' Read more...

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