The Search for the Secure Base: Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

The Search for the Secure Base: Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Jeremy Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583911529

ISBN-13: 9781583911525

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent decades, attachment theory has gained widespread interest and acceptance, although the relevance of attachment theory to clinical practice has never been clear. The Search for the Secure
Base
shows how attachment theory can be used therapeutically. Jeremy Holmes introduces an exciting new attachment paradigm in psychotherapy with adults,…  See more details below

Overview

In recent decades, attachment theory has gained widespread interest and acceptance, although the relevance of attachment theory to clinical practice has never been clear. The Search for the Secure
Base
shows how attachment theory can be used therapeutically. Jeremy Holmes introduces an exciting new attachment paradigm in psychotherapy with adults, describing the principles and practice of attachment-informed therapy in a way that will be useful to beginners and experienced therapists alike. Illustrated with a wide range of clinical examples, this book will be welcomed by practitioners and trainees in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and in many other disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583911525
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The Psychological Defense System. The Six Domains of Attachment-based Therapy. Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis - Finding a Common Language. Attachment in Clinical Practice. An Attachment Perspective on Change in Psychotherapy. Disorganised Attachment and the Basic Fault. Attachment and the 'Storied Self'. Narrative, Psychoanalysis and Attachment. Abuse and Trauma - An Attachment Perspective. Art, Attachment and Psychotherapy. Money and Psychotherapy. Endings in Psychotherapy.

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