Object Relations, The Self and the Group

Author(s) : Charles Ashbach, Author(s) : Victor L. Schermer

Object Relations, The Self and the Group

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 1987
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Category :
    Group Psychotherapy
  • Category 2 :
  • Catalogue No : 2249
  • ISBN 13 : 9780415112178
  • ISBN 10 : 0415112176

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This text presents a framework for integrating group psychology with psychoanalytic theories of object relations, the ego and self, through the perspective of general systems theory. It defines and discusses key constructs in each of the fields and illustrates them with practical examples. 313 pages.

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Charles Ashbach, PhD, has been on a psychotherapy journey for over 35 years spanning a wide spectrum of theoretical orientations, leading him ever deeper into the study, treatment and mysteries of the mind. He is co-author of Object Relations, the Self and the Group and the author of numerous articles and publications. He is chair of the Philadelphia chapter of the International Psychotherapy Institute (IPI), and founding faculty member of the national IPI system. He has been active in teaching and training therapists throughout the United States and Europe for many years and has sought to bring a more dynamic, creative and imaginative approach to the difficulties involved in becoming an alive co-traveller in the therapeutic enterprise.

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Victor L. Schermer, MA, LFAGPA, is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in Philadelphia, PA, in the practice of individual, group, and family psychotherapy. He received a masters degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and Certification with Honours in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies, where he later served as a faculty member. He is a life fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA). In 2002 he was co-recipient of the Alonso Award for scholarship in the field of dynamic group psychotherapy awarded by the Group Psychotherapy Foundation of AGPA. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Group Psychotherapy and has published seven books and over forty journal articles and reviews about psychoanalysis, group psychotherapy, object relations theory, self psychology, psycho-spirituality, and the psychoanalytic interpretation of poetry and cinema.

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