Resilience, Suffering and Creativity: The Work of the Refugee Therapy Centre

Resilience, Suffering and Creativity: The Work of the Refugee Therapy Centre

by Aida Alayarian

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429918599
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Aida Alayarian is a consultant clinical psychologist, child psychotherapist since 1986, and adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist since 1998. She has a Masters in Medical Anthropology and Intercultural Psychotherapy, with a background in Medicine. She is the founder and currently Clinical Director of the Refugee Therapy Centre.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; About the Editor and Contributors; Foreword—R. D. Hinshelwood; Introduction; 1) Trauma, Resilience, and Creativity—Aida Alayarian; 2) Resilience: A Case Illustration—Aida Alayarian; 3) Memory for Trauma—Stuart Turner; 4) The Therapeutic Needs of Those Fleeing Persecution and Violence, Now and in the Future—Lennox K. Thomas; 5) Does it Matter How Much Can Be Put Into Words? Complexities of Speech and the Place of Other Forms of Communication in Therapeutic Work with Refugees—Dorothy Daniell; 6) Loss of Network Support Piled on Trauma: Thinking More Broadly About the Context of Refugees—Tirril Harris; 7) Hearing the Unhearable, Speaking the Unspeakable: Original Wounds, Trauma and the Asylum Seeker—Bernadette Hawkes; 8) How I Became a Psychoanalyst—Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg; 9) My Experience of Clinical Work with Refugees and Asylum Seekers—Aida Alayarian; 10) Boundary Problems and Compassion—Aida Alayarian; 11) Reflections on Alternative Organization Structures for Charitable Agencies—Josephine Klein; Index.

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