Caroline Garland is a Psycho-analyst, and Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has taught psychoanalytic group therapy in the Adult Department of the Tavistock Clinic for 25 years. Her background included three years’ study of social development in chimpanzees as well as observation of the behaviour of new-born infants at the Behaviour Development Research Unit of St. Mary’s Hospital. She taught group psychotherapy at the Maudsley Hospital from 1983 - 1997. In 1987 she founded the Tavistock’s Trauma Unit, and has written and published widely on the subject of trauma in adults. Currently she is engaged in the long-term Tavistock Outcome Study of treatment-resistant depression.
Understanding Trauma: A Psychoanalytical Approachby Caroline Garland
Revised edition with additional chapter. This book, from the Tavistock Clinic Series, is about what follows the breakdown in functioning, either short or longer-term, provoked by a traumatic event. The authors offer a psychoanalytical understanding of the meaning of the trauma for an individual, illuminating theory with detailed clinical illustration and case histories. A range of therapeutic procedures is described.
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