Using Early Memories in Psychotherapy: Roadmaps to Presenting Problems and Treatment Impasses

Using Early Memories in Psychotherapy: Roadmaps to Presenting Problems and Treatment Impasses

by Michael Karson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765703963

ISBN-13: 9780765703965

Pub. Date: 04/27/2006

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

Certain intrinsic features of early memories make them analogous to life problems and to the therapy relationship: childhood tends to imply situations that are confusing, disempowered, or impulsive, and relationships that are parental, intimate, or defining. When early memories are examined, the results can be personally meaningful to the individual and

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Overview

Certain intrinsic features of early memories make them analogous to life problems and to the therapy relationship: childhood tends to imply situations that are confusing, disempowered, or impulsive, and relationships that are parental, intimate, or defining. When early memories are examined, the results can be personally meaningful to the individual and relevant to the presenting problem and to the therapy. This book recommends strategies for using early memories to enhance the working alliance, to make psychological sense of presenting problems, and to resolve treatment impasses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765703965
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
04/27/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Why Early Memories? Chapter 2 Early Memories as Guides to Presenting Problems and Treatment Impasses Chapter 3 Memory Is Something We Do, Not Something We Have Chapter 4 Systems Theory, Psychotherapy, and Reporting Memories Chapter 5 Critical Review of the Literature: Freud, Adler, Mayman, and Bruhn Chapter 6 Early Memories as Roadmaps Chapter 7 A Systemic View of the Psyche Chapter 8 Step-by-Step Interpretation Chapter 9 Interpretive Examples Chapter 10 Enhancing the Working Alliance Chapter 11 Finding a Place to Stand Chapter 12 Illuminating Presenting Problems Chapter 13 Anticipating and Resolving Treatment Impasses Chapter 14 Deadly Therapy

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