Lesley Murdin practises as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She teaches and supervises in many contexts and has considerable experience in running psychotherapy organisations. She has worked for the registering bodies UKCP and BPC, chairing committees over many years. She was CEO and National Director of WPF Therapy and is now Chair of the psychoanalytic section of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling. She has published numerous books and papers.
This book is about the difficulty of endings, but it is also about learning from the endings that we know have gone wrong as well as those that have worked well. It sets out how the psychological... (more)
Looking at the reasons why therapy can go on for too long or can come to a destructively premature ending, this text offers advice on how to avoid either. Using examples and practical guidelines,... (more)
The work of every school of psychotherapy and every therapist is inevitably structured by a value system and requires codes of ethics and practice. This work addresses the conscious and unconscious... (more)
The outcome of therapy is always to some extent determined by success of the initial session. In Setting Out the issues surrounding this subject are explored, providing valuable insights into the... (more)
Emotional links between therapists and their clients can help or hinder the therapeutic process. This comprehensive book examines how the main approaches deal with transference, looking at the... (more)