Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors / Edition 1

Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors / Edition 1

by Laurie Anne Pearlman, Karen W. Saakvitne
     
 

This book explores the role and experience of the therapist in the therapeutic relationship by examining countertransference (the therapist's response to the client) and vicarious traumatization (the therapist's response to the stories of abuse told by client after client). The authors address specific issues that arise in treatment of incest survivors.See more details below

Overview

This book explores the role and experience of the therapist in the therapeutic relationship by examining countertransference (the therapist's response to the client) and vicarious traumatization (the therapist's response to the stories of abuse told by client after client). The authors address specific issues that arise in treatment of incest survivors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393701838
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/17/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction1
1The Therapeutic Relationship as the Context for Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization15
2Psychoanalytic Theory and Psychological Trauma: Historical and Critical Review35
3Constructivist Self Development Theory and Trauma Therapy55
4Countertransference Responses to Incest77
5Countertransference Responses to Common Transference Themes with Incest Survivor Clients99
6Countertransference Responses to Dissociative Processes in Psychotherapy120
7The Influence of Countertransference on Therapeutic Frame and Boundaries147
8Countertransference Themes for Survivor Therapists174
9The Role of Gender in Transference and Countertransference190
10Therapeutic Impasses with Survivor Clients212
11Cotherapists' Countertransference in Group Therapy with Incest Survivors232
12Double Jeopardy: Countertransference with Clients Sexually Abused by Previous Therapists255
13Vicarious Traumatization: How Trauma Therapy Affects the Therapist279
14What Contributes to Vicarious Traumatization?295
15The Countertransference-Vicarious Traumatization Cycle317
16Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization Across the Therapist's Professional Development336
17Supervision and Consultation for Trauma Therapies359
18Addressing Vicarious Traumatization382
19The Rewards of Doing Trauma Therapy400
Appendix407
References413
Index435

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