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The Intimate Edge: Extending the Reach of Psychoanalytic Interaction
     

The Intimate Edge: Extending the Reach of Psychoanalytic Interaction

by Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg
 
From an interactive perspective, the author proposes a "theory of therapeutic action", focusing on what is healing in psychoanalysis, whether or not it evolves from "technique".
Using vivid case examples, she looks at the "intimate edge", intense encounters and playfulness in a way that is based in traditional psychoanalytic thought and yet open to the

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From an interactive perspective, the author proposes a "theory of therapeutic action", focusing on what is healing in psychoanalysis, whether or not it evolves from "technique".
Using vivid case examples, she looks at the "intimate edge", intense encounters and playfulness in a way that is based in traditional psychoanalytic thought and yet open to the possibilities of the moment.

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Using case examples, psychoanalyst Ehrenberg elaborates why the recognition of the interactive nature of the analytic field has profound and radical implications for one's thinking about analytic technique, regardless of theoretical orientation. For clinicians and other interested readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393701401
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/17/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
441,183
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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