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New Paradigms for Treating Relationships is a contemporary international perspective on the psychoanalytic theory and practice of couple and family therapy. It summarizes theory, sets it in context, and illustrates the concepts with clinical illustrations. This clearly written and engaging book is essential for practicing couple and family therapists, psychotherapists and psychoanalysts, teachers of psychotherapy, as well as for students of psychoanalysis and philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765704375
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date: 06/02/2006
Series: Library of Object Relations Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jill Savege Scharff, M.D., co-director of the International Psychotherapy Institute, is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University, and teaches child analysis at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. David E. Scharff, M. D., co-director of the International Psychotherapy Institute, is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University, and a teaching analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Please click here to see a list of International Psychotherapy Institute Conferences (PDF file).

Table of Contents

0 Index 0 List of Figures 0 Credits 0 Epilogue 0 Introduction to Part 2 0 Introduction to Part 1 0 Preface and Acknowledgements 0 List of Tables 0 Contributors Chapter 1 Models of the Mind for Family Therapy Part 1 Family Therapy Part 2 Couple Therapy Chapter 2 New Paradigms for Treating Relationships Chapter 3 Intraphysic, Interphysic, and Transphysic Communication Chapter 4 Family Process and Individual Emotion Chapter 5 Relational Family Therapy Chapter 6 The Family in Psychosis: Transpersonal Pathologies Chapter 7 Folie a Deux: A Model for Transpersonal Disorders Chapter 8 Psychotherapy for the Parents as a Couple Chapter 9 Sibling Relationships Chapter 10 Play in Family Therapy Chapter 11 Divorce Terminable and Interminable Chapter 12 Therapeutic Supervision for Families of High Conflict Divorce Chapter 13 Expanding the Frame in Therapy with a Stepfamily Chapter 14 Family Dynamics and Aids Phobia: A Case Study Chapter 15 Consulting to a Family Business Chapter 16 Holding on and Letting Go: A Family Therapy Evolves into Couple Therapy Chapter 17 A Clinical Introduction to Couple Therapy Chapter 18 Object Relations Perspective on a Phenomenological Case History Chapter 19 Couple Psychotherapy and Attachment Theory Chapter 20 Integrating Attachment Theory and Neuroscience in Couple Therapy Chapter 21 Obstacles for the Psychoanalyst in the Practice of Couple Therapy Chapter 22 Dreams and the Introduction of the Third into the Transference Dynamic Chapter 23 The Analytic Third and Cotransference in Couple Therapy Chapter 24 Narcissistic Disorders in Marriage Chapter 25 Couples in Narcissistic Collusion: Sexual Fantasy and Acting Out Chapter 26 Dynamics of Sadomasochism in the film The Night Porter Chapter 27 Unconscious Sources of Low Sexual Desire in Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Peer Marriages Chapter 28 A Troubled Marriage in Sex Therapy Chapter 29 Intercultural Couple Therapy Chapter 30 Brief Therapy with Couples and Individuals Chapter 31 Containing Anxiety in Divorcing Couples Chapter 32 The Splitting Function of the Dyad and the Containment of the Couple

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