Off the Couch: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Applications / Edition 1

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Overview

Off the Couch will be essential reading for those practising in the field of mental health and will also be useful for anyone involved in the development of mental health and public policies. It will ensure that practitioners and supervisors have a clear insight into how psychoanalysis can be applied in general healthcare.

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The editors have gifted us with a rare treasure in putting together this book which reflects the range of contributions that key figures in the world of psychoanalysis have made to the services and culture that create the context for the evolution of psychoanalytic ideas. – Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, UK
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415476140
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 0.62 (w) x 0.92 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Alessandra Lemma is the Trust-wide Head of psychology at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is a Member of the British Psychoanalytic Society, an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and a Visiting Professor at Essex University. She has published widely on psychoanalysis and related fields.

Matthew Patrick is Chief Executive of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, where he is also a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy. He is a Fellow of, and Training and Supervising Analyst for the British Psychoanalytic Society.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Contemporary psychoanalytic applications : development and its vicissitudes Alessandra Lemma Lemma, Alessandra Matthew Patrick Patrick, Matthew 1

1 Off the couch and round the conference table John, Lord Alderdice 15

2 The shock of the real : psychoanalysis, modernity, survival Andrew Cooper Cooper, Andrew Julian Lousada Lousada, Julian 33

3 Suicide prevention : the contribution of psychoanalysis Stephen Briggs Briggs, Stephen 46

4 Mothers and babies in prison : a psychoanalytic approach supporting attachment Tessa Baradon Baradon, Tessa Mary Target Target, Mary 66

5 Observation, reflection and containment : a psychoanalytic approach to work with parents and children under five Margaret Rustin Rustin, Margaret Louise Emanuel Emanuel, Louise 82

6 Working with traumatised adolescents : a framework for intervention Alessandra Lemma Lemma, Alessandra Linda Young Young, Linda 98

7 Working with ambivalence : making psychotherapy more accessible to young black people Frank Lowe Lowe, Frank 114

8 The relevance of applied psychoanalytic practice and thinking to the treatment of medically symptomatic patients Julian Stern Stern, Julian 130

9 Applied analytic work in forensic settings : the understanding and treatment of paedophilia Heather Wood Wood, Heather 143

10 Panic focused psychodynamic psychotherapy : a manualized, psychoanalytic approach to panic disorder Elizabeth Graf Graf, Elizabeth Barbara Milrod Milrod, Barbara Andrew Aronson Aronson, Andrew 160

11 Psychiatry and psychoanalysis : a conceptual mapping David Bell Bell, David 176

12 Cognitive behaviour therapy and psychoanalysis Stirling Moorey Moorey, Stirling 194

Index 212

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