The Work of Psychoanalysts in the Public Health Sector

The Work of Psychoanalysts in the Public Health Sector

by Mary Brownescombe Heller, Sheena Pollet

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ISBN-13: 9781317723349
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Mary Brownescombe Heller is a consultant clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst who worked full-time in the NHS in Teesside for 25 years, where she managed an NHS psychoanalytic psychotherapy service. She now works largely in private practice. She is a lecturer, psychotherapist and supervisor for the BPC accredited training of the North of England Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (NEAPP).

Sheena Pollet is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy in the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust in Cheshire. She also works as a Psychoanalyst in private practice.

Table of Contents

Part I: Clinical Work with Parents and Children. Pollet, Making a Little Go a Long Way: Early Intervention. Trowell, Child Protection and 'Looked-After Children': What Can Psychoanalytic Ideas Contribute? Anderson, Assessing the Risk of Self-harm in Adolescents: A Psychoanalytic Perspective. Part II: Clinical Work with Adults and Their Families. Heller, A Chance to Dream: Asperger's Syndrome and Symbolic Activity. Brough, Mrs ABC and the Three Uncles. Cockett, Murder in the Dark: Surviving a Murderous Pathological Organization. Martindale, Psychoanalysis, Psychosis and the NHS: Just a Pipe Dream or a New Beginning. Part III: Analytic Thinking in Health Service Practice. Gore, A4C and the Dissemination of Anxiety. Thomas, The Impact of the Archaic in Mental Health Work. Ward, Confidentiality Matters. Phillips, Why Do a Psychoanalytic Training? O’Connor, Psychiatrist or Psychoanalyst? Do these Disciplines Combine or Conflict? Heller, 'It Was an Accident Waiting to Happen'. Fonagy, Bateman, A Brief History of Mentalisation-Based Treatment and its Roots in Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice. Part IV: Analytic Support to Health Service Staff. Lucas, Relating Psychoanalysis to General Psychiatry: The Role of a Psychosis Workshop. Hale, Hudson, Doctors in Trouble. Ingham, Sedlak, Teaching a Psychoanalytic Approach to Public Sector Mental Health Workers.

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