Learning from the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Approaches in Educational Psychology

Editor : Christopher Arnold, Editor : Dale Bartle, Editor : Xavier Eloquin

Learning from the Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Approaches in Educational Psychology

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2021
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 360
  • Category :
  • Category 2 :
    Educational Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 95398
  • ISBN 13 : 9781913494230
  • ISBN 10 : 1913494233

Table of Contents

About the authors
Foreword by Dr Mark Fox

Part I - Orientation
1. Psychoanalysis and educational psychology: context, theory and challenges

Part II - Theory to practice
2. The use of psychoanalytic concepts in educational psychology practice
3. Thinking matters: how can Bion’s theory of thinking help educational psychologists think about the task of formulation?
4. What’s yours and what’s theirs? Understanding projection, transference and countertransference in educational psychology practice
5. The classroom-in-the-mind: psychoanalytic reflections on classroom practice

Part III - Assessment
6. Educational psychological assessment: a psychoanalytic approach
7. The use of projective techniques in educational psychology assessments

Part IV - Consultation and supervision
8. A distinctive helping relationship: historical and contemporary perspectives on psychodynamic thinking in consultation
9. The use of self in consultation: data from the ‘total situation’
10. Feelings, relationships and ‘being held’: the experience of psychodynamically informed supervision

Part V - Working with groups
11. Reverie groups: space, free association and the recovery of thought
12. Providing ‘good enough care’: work discussion groups as a reflective space for designated safeguarding leads

Part VI - Organisational perspectives
13. Coaching school leaders: a psychoanalytic approach
14. Social defences: managing the anxiety of work

Part VII - Postscript: widening the horizon
15. The psyche as a complex system: insights from chaos theory


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