The Therapeutic Process: Essays and Lectures

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Renowned for her contributions as a psychoanalytic theorist, Karen Horney was also a gifted clinician and teacher of analysts. She included chapters on therapy in several of her books, wrote essays on clinical issues throughout her career, and was preparing to write a book on analytic technique at the time of her death. The lectures collected here constitute a version of that book. This volume provides the most complete record to date of Karen Horney's ideas about the therapeutic process. It offers valuable ...
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Overview

Renowned for her contributions as a psychoanalytic theorist, Karen Horney was also a gifted clinician and teacher of analysts. She included chapters on therapy in several of her books, wrote essays on clinical issues throughout her career, and was preparing to write a book on analytic technique at the time of her death. The lectures collected here constitute a version of that book. This volume provides the most complete record to date of Karen Horney's ideas about the therapeutic process. It offers valuable insight into a little-known aspect of her work and fresh understanding of issues that continue to be of concern to clinicians.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300075274
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Early and Middle Essays
1 The Technique of Psychoanalytic Therapy (1917) 11
2 The Misuse of Psychoanalysis (1933) 24
3 Conceptions and Misconceptions of the Analytical Method (1935) 32
4 Restricted Applications of Psychoanalysis to Social Work (1934) 45
5 On Difficulties in Dealing with the Transference (1935) 52
6 The Problem of the Negative Therapeutic Reaction (1936) 59
Pt. II Later Writings
7 What Does the Analyst Do? (1946) 97
8 How Do You Progress After Analysis? (1946) 110
9 Foreword to Gertrud Lederer-Eckardt, "Gymnastics and Personality" (1947) 123
10 Pride and Self-Hatred: Solution in Therapy (1947) 126
11 Finding the Real Self: A Letter with a Foreword by Karen Horney (1949) 134
12 The Goals of Analytic Therapy (1951) 143
13 Abstracts and Symposia 152
A The Future of Psychoanalysis (1946) 152
B Pride and Self Hate in Psychoanalytic Therapy (1947) 154
C Responsibility in Neurosis (1950) 155
D Psychotherapy (1950) 156
E The Individual and Therapy (1951) 158
F Values and Problems of Group Analysis (1952) 159
Pt. III Lectures on Technique
Lecture 1 Aims of Psychoanalytic Therapy 175
Lecture 2 The Initial Interview 178
Lecture 3 The Quality of the Analyst's Attention 186
Lecture 4 The Analyst's Personal Equation 191
Lecture 5 Understanding the Patient as the Basis of All Technique 198
Lecture 6 Interpretations 206
Lecture 7 Blockages in Therapy 215
Lecture 8 Dreams 222
Lecture 9 Free Association 232
Lecture 10 Evaluation of Change 242
Lecture 11 Mobilizing Constructive Forces 248
References 257
Writings of Karen Horney 259
Index 267
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