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Author Gordon, John
Title Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians : Countertransference in Forensic Settings
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (223 pages)
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Series The Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series
The Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series
Note Cover -- Copy Right -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- SERIES FOREWORD -- EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS -- FOREWORD -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE: Caring amid victims and perpetrators: trauma and forensic mental health nursing -- CHAPTER TWO: The dreaded and dreading patient and therapist -- CHAPTER THREE: X-treme group analysis: on the countertransference edge in inpatient work with forensic patients -- CHAPTER FOUR: Bearable or unbearable? Unconscious communication in management -- CHAPTER FIVE: Thoughts from consulting in secure settings: do forensic institutions need psychotherapy? -- CHAPTER SIX: Interpersonal dynamics in the everyday practice of a forensic unit -- Conclusion: The role of a psychotherapy department in the large forensic service -- Afterword -- REFERENCES
'...a fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book is likely to challenge readers' understandings of their own actions and reactions.' (Dr Neil Brimblecombe, Director of Mental Health Nursing, Department of Health, and Nurse Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gordon, John Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians : Countertransference in Forensic Settings London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2008 9781855755628
Subject Forensic psychiatry.;Mentally ill offenders -- Treatment.;Psychotherapy.;Countertransference (Psychology)
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Alt Author Kirtchuk, Gabriel
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