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Psychoanalytic psychotherapy: a practioner's guide

By: McWilliams, Nancy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Guilford Publications 2004Description: xxv, 353 p.ISBN: 9781593850098.Subject(s): Psychoanalysis | Psychoanalytic therapyDDC classification: 616.8917 Summary: Addressing the art and science of psychodynamic treatment, Nancy McWilliams distills the essential principles of clinical practice, including effective listening and talking; transference and countertransference; emotional safety; and an empathic, attuned attitude toward the patient. The book describes the values, assumptions, and clinical and research findings that guide the psychoanalytic enterprise, and shows how to integrate elements of other theoretical perspectives. It discusses the phases of treatment and covers such neglected topics as educating the client about the therapeutic process, handling complex challenges to boundaries, and attending to self-care. Presenting complex information in personal, nontechnical language enriched by in-depth clinical vignettes, this is an essential psychoanalytic work and training text for therapists. https://www.guilford.com/books/Psychoanalytic-Psychotherapy/Nancy-McWilliams/9781593850098
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Addressing the art and science of psychodynamic treatment, Nancy McWilliams distills the essential principles of clinical practice, including effective listening and talking; transference and countertransference; emotional safety; and an empathic, attuned attitude toward the patient. The book describes the values, assumptions, and clinical and research findings that guide the psychoanalytic enterprise, and shows how to integrate elements of other theoretical perspectives. It discusses the phases of treatment and covers such neglected topics as educating the client about the therapeutic process, handling complex challenges to boundaries, and attending to self-care. Presenting complex information in personal, nontechnical language enriched by in-depth clinical vignettes, this is an essential psychoanalytic work and training text for therapists.

https://www.guilford.com/books/Psychoanalytic-Psychotherapy/Nancy-McWilliams/9781593850098

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