This book suggests that psychoanalysis has a vital position within the public health sector and discusses how it can be better utilised in the treatment of mental health problems.

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Off the Couch: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Applications

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This book suggests that psychoanalysis has a vital position within the public health sector and discusses how it can be better utilised in the treatment of mental health problems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203855614
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/15/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 402 KB

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

Lemma, Patrick, Contemporary Psychoanalytic Applications: Development and its Vicissitudes. Alderdice, Off the Couch and Round the Conference Table. Cooper, Lousada, The Shock of the Real: Psychoanalysis, Modernity, Survival. Briggs, Suicide Prevention: The Contribution of Psychoanalysis. Baradon, Target, Mothers and Babies in Prison: A Psychoanalytic Approach Supporting Attachment. Rustin, Emanuel, Observation, Reflection and Containment: A Psychoanalytic Approach to Work with Parents and Children Under Five. Lemma, Young, Working with Traumatised Adolescents: A Framework for Intervention. Lowe, Working with Ambivalence: Making Psychotherapy More Accessible to Young Black People. Stern, The Relevance of Applied Psychoanalytic Practice and Thinking to the Treatment of Medically Symptomatic Patients. Wood, Applied Analytic Work in Forensic Settings: The Understanding and Treatment of Paedophilia. Graff, Milrod, Aronson, Panic Focused Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A Manualized, Psychoanalytic Approach to Panic Disorder. Bell, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis: A Conceptual Mapping. Moorey, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychoanalysis.

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