To Be Met as a Person: The Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters

To Be Met as a Person: The Dynamics of Attachment in Professional Encounters

by Una McCluskey
     
 

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This book is a thought-provoking read that sets out a framework for thinking about the way we interact with one another. It helps us make sense of the feelings we have when we are successful and not successful in providing help for other people. The author looks at the early research in psychotherapy on this subject and also at attachment theory and how this relates

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This book is a thought-provoking read that sets out a framework for thinking about the way we interact with one another. It helps us make sense of the feelings we have when we are successful and not successful in providing help for other people. The author looks at the early research in psychotherapy on this subject and also at attachment theory and how this relates to adults. A series of experiments explore the role of empathic attunement in effective caregiving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780495781
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
05/04/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Una McCluskey is a senior lecturer in social work at the University of York. She has had a long-standing interest in relationship work and has written extensively on working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is a Member of the Scottish Institute of Human Relations and the Systems-Centered® Training and Research Institute in Philadelphia. She is a Registered Member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (psychodynamic and systemic divisions) and is the first European licensed Systems-Centered® practitioner. She is a co-editor (with Carol-Ann Hooper) of The Psychodynamics of Abuse: The Cost of Fear.

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