Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy

Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy

by Phil Mollon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855755666
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Phil Mollon is a member of the Independent Group within the British Psychoanalytical Society. He is also a clinical psychologist, and trained in psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic. His interests have included Heinz Kohut and Self Psychology, trauma and traumatic memory, dissociative states of mind, shame, and disturbances in the experience of self. He is on the Advisory Board of the New York Institute for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. He works primarily within the British National Health Service, in Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents

Disclaimer; Acknowledgements; About the Author; 1) Introductory Remarks—and Rationale for Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy; 2) The Essence of Energy Psychology; 3) History: How Did We Get to Modern Energy Psychology?; 4) Some Simple Beginnings: Tapping Points and Procedures, Using EFT as a Derivative of Thought Field Therapy; 5) Basic Procedures in an Energy Psychology Session; 6) Neurological (Energetic) Disorganisation; 7) Psychological Reversal and Associated Resistances; 8) Muscle Testing (Energy Checking or Body Dowsing); 9) Parts and Programmes—and Other Elements of the Structure and Functioning of the Psycho-energetic System; 10) Energy Toxins; 11) Working With the Chakras; 12) Some Thoughts on Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT); 13) The Energy Perspective; 14) Freud, Reich, and Bioelectric Energy—From Libido to Qi; 15) Is the Energy Concept Necessary? A Cognitive Model of Emotional Freedom Technique; 16) Energy Psychology Perspectives and Therapy for Borderline and Other Personality Disorders; 17) A Systematic Review of the Evidence Base for Energy Psychology Methods; 18) Case Studies; 19) Ethical Aspects of Energy Psychological Work—Dangers of Idealisation and Illusions of Knowing; References; Index.

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