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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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

Meet the Author

John F. Clarkin, Ph.D., is Co-Director of the Personality Disorder Institute at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, and Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University in New York City. He is Past President of the International Society for Psychotherapy Research.

Frank E. Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Director of Training at the Personality Disorders Institute of New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Director of the Personality Studies Institute in New York City.

Otto F. Kernberg, M.D., is Director of the Personality Disorders Institute at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, New York City. He is a training and supervising analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and is a past president of the International Psychoanalytic Association.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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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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