Touch: Attachment and the Body [NOOK Book]

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Drawn from the Bowlby Memorial Lecture, founded in commemoration of the influential Dr John Bowlby, this volume explores issues of the body and the historically taboo subject of touch in psychoanalysis. It includes contributions from a wide range of professional backgrounds, including two papers presented by pioneering analyst Susie Orbach.Contributors: Anne Aiyegbusi; Brett Kahr; Bernice Laschinger; Susie Orbach; Margot Sutherland; Colwyn Trevarthen; and Kate White.
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Touch: Attachment and the Body

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Overview

Drawn from the Bowlby Memorial Lecture, founded in commemoration of the influential Dr John Bowlby, this volume explores issues of the body and the historically taboo subject of touch in psychoanalysis. It includes contributions from a wide range of professional backgrounds, including two papers presented by pioneering analyst Susie Orbach.Contributors: Anne Aiyegbusi; Brett Kahr; Bernice Laschinger; Susie Orbach; Margot Sutherland; Colwyn Trevarthen; and Kate White.
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Kate White
Kate White is a training therapist, supervisor and teacher at The Bowlby Centre. Formerly senior lecturer at South Bank University in the Department of Nursing and Community Health Studies, she has used her extensive experience in adult education to contribute to the innovative psychotherapy curriculum developed at The Bowlby Centre. In addition to working as an individual psychotherapist, Kate runs workshops on the themes of attachment and trauma in clinical practice.
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    1. Hometown:
      New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      1950
    2. Place of Birth:
      Glens Falls, New York
    1. Education:
      Union College, 1972
    2. Website:

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Attachment Theory and the Bowlby Memorial Lecture - A Short History
Introduction to the John Bowlby Memorial Conference 2003. Touch: Attachment and the Body
Intimate Contact From Birth 1
The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture - The Body in Clinical Practice, Part One: There's No Such Thing As a Body 17
The John Bowlby Memorial Lecture - The Body in Clinical Practice, Part Two: When Touch Comes to Therapy 35
Touch and the Impact of Trauma in Therapeutic Relationships With Adults 49
Appendices 57
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