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Learning Psychotherapy

Rationale and Ground Rules

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674520264

Publication Date: 10/15/1980


168 pages


  • 1. When Strangers Meet
    • First Reactions
    • Assessment of a Stranger
    • Therapeutic Purpose
    • Keeping the Interview Going
    • Social Amenities
    • Living Conditions
    • Formal Professional Arrangements
    • The Fee
    • A Literary Example
  • 2. Personality in the Making
    • Psychoanalytic Theory
    • Misuse of Terminology
    • The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry
    • Modern Studies of Early Development
    • Theory and Therapy
  • 3. The World Around
    • Contact with Relatives and Associates
    • Therapeutic Involvement of the Family
    • Family Interference
    • Aloofness from the Family
    • Hospitalization
    • Medication
  • 4. The Patient Speaks
    • Fears and Expectations
    • Previous Therapy
    • Style of Communication
    • Nonverbal Communication
    • Dreams
    • Art Work
    • Schizophrenic Communication
  • 5. On Talking and Listening
    • The Beginner’s Dilemma
    • Theoretical Concepts
    • The Therapist’s Style
    • History Taking
    • Exploring Feelings
    • Defining the Relationship
  • 6. On Teaching and Learning
    • Grand Rounds
    • Electronic Teaching Aids
    • Individual Supervision
    • Styles of Supervision
    • Interactional Patterns
    • Developing Self-Awareness
    • Unstated Messages
    • Supervision as Therapy
  • 7. The Therapeutic Experience
    • The Case of the Former Nun
    • The Doctor–Patient Relationship
    • The Hostile Patient
    • Sexual Problems
    • Working Through
    • Indications of Progress
    • Termination
  • 8. The Next Step
    • Therapy for Therapists
    • Some Books
    • Last Words

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