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Author Aronzon, Rami
Title Psychotherapy and the Everyday Life : A Guide for the Puzzled Consumer
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2007
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE: Resisting therapy -- or every reason in the world not to go into therapy -- CHAPTER TWO: The dynamic unconscious and the resistance to therapy: a mini-introduction to Freud's theory of mind -- CHAPTER THREE: Accepting the gift of therapy: resistance revisited -- CHAPTER FOUR: The dynamic unconscious speaks -- CHAPTER FIVE: Speaking your own mind -- or why words matter -- CHAPTER SIX: Transference -- or the performance of your life, Part I The clinical experience of psychotherapy: what it feels like, how it works -- CHAPTER SEVEN: Transference -- or the performance of your life, Part II -- CHAPTER EIGHT: The listening cure: the therapist speaks at last -- CHAPTER NINE: Neurobiology and the "value" of the talking cure -- CHAPTER TEN: The psychotherapeutic couple: where we are after therapy -- an afterword -- SELECTED READINGS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, NEUROBIOLOGY AND RELATED MATTERS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is in every way a perplexing business. Through a frank dialogue between a former patient and her former therapist Psychotherapy and the Everyday Life introduces psychodynamic therapy to prospective and beginning patients. It addresses individuals who are seeking psychological help and wish to determine whether this particular form of psychotherapy is appropriate for them. It is also intended for those whose therapy is already underway, to assist them in furthering understanding and clarifying their experience so that they can better avail themselves of what it has to offer. The book can also serve as a reminder to novice professionals (and perhaps some more experienced professionals as well) concerning what psychotherapy feels like from the patient's point of view and what complexities of response and intention lie behind the therapist's interventions. [It] is not meant to substitute for the psychodynamic conversation that is therapy itself. Rather, it is an attempt, in straightforward, non-professional language, to help facilitate the clinical experience
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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: Aronzon, Rami Psychotherapy and the Everyday Life : A Guide for the Puzzled Consumer London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2007 9781855754294
Subject Psychotherapy -- Evaluation.;Consumer education
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Alt Author Budick, Emily
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