Power of the Countertransference: Innovations in Analytic Technique

Power of the Countertransference: Innovations in Analytic Technique

by Karen J. Maroda
     
 

The author advocates a change in basic psychoanalytic technique in order to enhance the psychoanalytic method. Expands the key elements of transference and resistance to acknowledge that these phenomena are expressed not only by patientsbut also by their therapists. Thus, psychoanalytic treatment is viewed as mutual and interpersonal, and the emotional responses of

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The author advocates a change in basic psychoanalytic technique in order to enhance the psychoanalytic method. Expands the key elements of transference and resistance to acknowledge that these phenomena are expressed not only by patientsbut also by their therapists. Thus, psychoanalytic treatment is viewed as mutual and interpersonal, and the emotional responses of the therapist are viewed as an integral part of the process rather than something to be stifled, overcome or analyzed away.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471926269
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Series:
Wiley Series in Psychotherapy and Counselling Series, #8
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.61(d)

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