Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Focusing on Object Relations / Edition 1

Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Focusing on Object Relations / Edition 1

by Frank E. Yeomans, Otto F. Kernberg
     
 

The book describes principles of TFP intervention and contains a wealth of practical guidelines on how to apply TFP to individual patients on a session-by-session basis. This groundbreaking treatment manual focuses on the tasks of the therapist and the sequence of responses by the patient for each phase of treatment.

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Overview

The book describes principles of TFP intervention and contains a wealth of practical guidelines on how to apply TFP to individual patients on a session-by-session basis. This groundbreaking treatment manual focuses on the tasks of the therapist and the sequence of responses by the patient for each phase of treatment.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622108
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
411
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. The nature of borderline personality organization. Treatment of borderline pathology: the strategies of transference-focused psychotherapy. Techniques of treatment: the moment-to-moment interventions. Tactics of treatment: laying the foundation for the techniques. Assessment phase, I: clinical evaluation and treatment selection. Assessment phase, II: treatment contracting. Early treatment phase: tests of the frame and impulse containment. Midphase of treatment: movement toward integration with episodes of regression. Advanced phase of treatment and termination. Common treatment complications. Changes processes in transference-focused psychotherapy: theoretical and empirical approaches. References. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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