The Adolescent Psyche: Jungian and Winnicottian Perspectives / Edition 1

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An increasing number of adolescents are being referred for psychotherapy and psychiatric treatment but there are a great many difficulties in reaching the adolescent client, and the number of successful outcomes is low. The Adolescent Psyche offers a psychological

framework based on the work of Jung and Winnicott, demonstrating how adolescence is really a unique stage of development in the life cycle, rather than a mere recapitulation of childhood as is traditionally thought. Through the presentation of case studies, Richard Frankel shows how this

theoretical framework can be put into clinical practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415167994
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 609,287
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Frankel is a psychotherapist in private practice and a clinical social worker based in Massachusettes, USA.

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Table of Contents

Part I Theoretical perspectives on adolescence 1. Psychoanalytic approaches 2. Developmental analytical psychology Part II Adolescence, initiation, and the dying process 3. The archetype of initiation 4. Life and death imagery in adolescence 5. Bodily, idealistic, and ideational awakenings Part III Jung and adolescence: a new synthesis 6. The individuation tasks of adolescence 7. Persona and shadow in adolescence 8. The development of conscience Part IV Adolescent psychotherapy: shifting the paradigm Introduction to Part IV: adolescence and psychopathology 9. Countertransference in the treatment of adolescence 10. Prohibition and inhibition: clinical considerations 11. Prohibition and inhibition: cultural dimensions Epilogue.

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