Attachment Theory and Research in Clinical Work with Adults / Edition 1

Attachment Theory and Research in Clinical Work with Adults / Edition 1

by Joseph H. Obegi
     
 

Written with the practicing psychotherapist in mind, this invaluable book presents cutting-edge knowledge on adult attachment and explores the implications for day-to-day clinical practice. Leading experts illustrate how theory and research in this dynamic area can inform assessment, case formulation, and clinical decision making. The book puts such concepts as the

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Written with the practicing psychotherapist in mind, this invaluable book presents cutting-edge knowledge on adult attachment and explores the implications for day-to-day clinical practice. Leading experts illustrate how theory and research in this dynamic area can inform assessment, case formulation, and clinical decision making. The book puts such concepts as the secure base, mentalization, and attachment styles in a new light by focusing on their utility for understanding the therapeutic relationship and processes of change. It offers recommendations for incorporating attachment ideas and tools into specific treatment approaches, with separate chapters on psychoanalytic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and emotionally focused therapies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593859985
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
529
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Joseph H. Obegi and Ety Berant
I. Theoretical Foundations
2. An Overview of Adult Attachment Theory, Phillip R. Shaver and Mario Mikulincer
3. The Therapist as Secure Base, Barry A. Farber and Jesse A. Metzger
4. Attachment, Mentalization, and Reflective Functioning, Elliot L. Jurist and Kevin B. Meehan
5. Clinical Correlates of Adult Attachment Organization, Frederick G. Lopez
II. Assessing Attachment
6. Using Interviews to Assess Adult Attachment, Kenneth N. Levy and Kristen M. Kelly
7. Self-Report Measures of Adult Attachment in Clinical Practice, R. Chris Fraley and Robert L. Phillips
8. Attachment Styles, the Rorschach, and the Thematic Apperception Test: Using Traditional Projective Measures to Assess Aspects of Attachment, Ety Berant
III. Clinical Utility
9. Internal Working Models and Change, Rebecca J. Cobb and Joanne Davila
10. An Attachment Approach to Adult Psychotherapy, Brent Mallinckrodt, Katherine Daly, and Chia-Chih D.C. Wang
11.Transference and Attachment, Rami Tolmacz
12. Attachment-Related Defensive Processes, Mario Mikulincer, Phillip R. Shaver, Jude Cassidy, and Ety Berant
13. An Attachment Perspective on Crying in Therapy, Judith Kay Nelson
IV. Integration with Clinical Approaches
14. Adult Psychotherapy from the Perspectives of Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis, Morris Eagle and David L. Wolitzky
15. An Interpersonal Approach to Attachment and Change, Paul Florsheim and Laura McArthur
16. Attachment Theory and Emotionally Focused Therapy: Perfect Partners, Susan M. Johnson
17. Attachment Theory and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Carolina McBride and Leslie Atkinson
V. Future Directions
18. Attachment-Informed Psychotherapy Research with Adults: Current Status and Future Directions, Ety Berant and Joseph H. Obegi
19. From Attachment Research to Clinical Practice: Getting It Together, Jeremy Holmes

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