Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice: Fourth Edition

Author(s) : Anthony Bateman, Author(s) : Dennis Brown, Author(s) : Jonathan Pedder

Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice: Fourth Edition

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 328
  • Category :
    Individual Psychotherapy
  • Catalogue No : 29834
  • ISBN 13 : 9780415476126
  • ISBN 10 : 0415476127

Reviews and Endorsements

'This new edition of a classic text in the area will be welcomed by students and practitioners seeking a clear and well-balanced introduction to psychotherapy, rooted in clinical work and a wide and deep understanding of psychodynamic principles.'
- Stephen Frosh, Professor of Psychology and Pro-Vice-Master, Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College.

'This book has now become a classic text and a "must read" for trainee psychiatrists and other mental health practitioners wishing to gain a broad understanding of psychotherapy principles. The new edition has d the text in keeping with new developments in this exciting field. It comes highly recommended.'
- Mark Evans, Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy, Gaskell House Psychotherapy Centre, Manchester, UK

Foreword to the first edition. Foreword to the second edition. Foreword to the third edition. Foreword to the fourth edition. Prologue. PART I: Psychodynamic Principles. Introduction to psychodynamic principles. Historical background to dynamic psychotherapy. The concept of conflict. Unconscious processes. Anxiety and psychic pain. Defence mechanisms. Motivational drives. Developmental phases. Attachment theory. Models of the mind. Therapeutic relationships. Part II: Psychodynamic practice. Introduction to psychodynamic practice. Elements of psychotherapy. Levels of psychotherapy. Psychoanalysis and analytic psychotherapy. Group psychotherapy. Family and couple therapy. Social therapy. Encounter and beyond. Further therapies. Personality Disorder. Selection. Outcome and research. Appendix

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