The Ego and Analysis of Defense / Edition 1

The Ego and Analysis of Defense / Edition 1

by Paul Gray
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568211929

ISBN-13: 9781568211923

Pub. Date: 09/01/1994

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The Ego and Analysis of Defense, by Paul Gray, without a doubt represents a major advance in analytic technique. How therapists listen and what they do with what they hear must be the primary issues that any technical approach addresses. Paul Gray shows how technique has, until now, lagged far behind theory in addressing these and other important questions. This

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The Ego and Analysis of Defense, by Paul Gray, without a doubt represents a major advance in analytic technique. How therapists listen and what they do with what they hear must be the primary issues that any technical approach addresses. Paul Gray shows how technique has, until now, lagged far behind theory in addressing these and other important questions. This book is essential reading for every practicing clinician.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568211923
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the second edition
Foreword
1The capacity for viewing intrapsychic activity3
2"Developmental lag" in the evolution of technique27
3On helping analysands observe intrapsychic activity63
4The nature of therapeutic action in psychoanalysis87
5The analysis of the ego's inhibiting superego activities103
6The analysis of the ego's permissive superego129
7Memory as resistance, and the telling of a dream151
8A guide to analysis of the ego in conflict173
9Brief psychotherapy, dynamic psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis193
10The ego's predictable response to the unfamiliar analytic situation201
11Reflections on supervision207
12Elements of supervision213
13A conversation with Paul Gray221
14Undoing the lag in the technique of conflict and defense analysis231
15Facilitating the analysis of conflicted drive derivatives of aggression251
16Close process attention and termination273
17A brief historical perspective regarding defenses against instinctual drive derivatives reaching consciousness283

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