Humour on the Couch: Exploring Humour in Psychotherapy and in Everyday Life

Author(s) : Alessandra Lemma

Humour on the Couch: Exploring Humour in Psychotherapy and in Everyday Life

Book Details

  • Publisher : Whurr Publishers
  • Published : 1999
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Category :
    Individual Psychotherapy
  • Catalogue No : 9428
  • ISBN 13 : 9781861561459
  • ISBN 10 : 1861561458
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The aim of this book is primarily to highlight humour's communicative, relational and innovative value in everyday life, and in the privileged space, carved out of everyday life, that is psychotherapy. 200 pages.

About the Author(s)

Alessandra Lemma is the Unit Director, Psychological Therapies Development Unit, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and the Clinical Director of the Psychological Interventions Research Centre, University College London. She is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society. She is Visiting Professor, Psychoanalysis Unit, University College London, and Honorary Professor of Psychological Therapies at Essex University. She is the Regional Editor (London) of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and General Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis book series (Routledge). She has published several books and papers on psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, the body, and trauma. Alessandra Lemma is also a Winner of the Levy-Goldfarb Award for Child Psychoanalysis.

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