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Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition By Anthony Bateman (De Montfort University, UK)

Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition

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An essential reference book since its publication in 1979, regularly included in reading lists for many psychotherapy-related professions together with being accessible to the interested lay person and prospective patients.
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Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition Summary


Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice by Anthony Bateman (De Montfort University, UK)

What is psychotherapy about?

What are the similarities and differences of its many forms?

What are the most recent developments in the field?

Introduction to Psychotherapy has been an essential reference book since its publication in 1979, and is regularly included in reading lists for trainee psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals. It is often recommended to interested lay people and prospective patients. This third edition takes into account recent changes in psychotherapy theory, practice and research.

The authors are all psychoanalysts. The first edition arose from the experiences of Dennis Brown and Jonathan Pedder working and teaching together as Consultant Psychotherapists at St Mary's Hospital and Medical School, London.

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Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition Reviews


'...a very worthwhile update. This is the classic introduction to psychotherapy...'

Stephen Frosh, Birkbeck College, University of London

About Anthony Bateman (De Montfort University, UK)


Anthony Bateman is a Consultant Psychotherapist at St Ann's Hospital, London Dennis Brown worked at the Group Analytic Practice in London and at the Institute of Group Analysis, London Jonathon Pedder was Consultant Psychotherapist at the Maudsley Hospital, London, and is now retired

Table of Contents


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. Models of the Mind. Therapeutic Relationships. Psychodynamic Practice. Introduction to Psychodynamic Practice. Elements of Psychotherapy. Levels of Psychotherapy. Psychoanalysis and Analytic Psychotherapy. Group Psychotherapy. Family and Couple Therapy. Social Therapy. Newer Developments. Encounter and Beyond. Selection. Outcome and Research.

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GOR001391089
Introduction to Psychotherapy, third edition: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice by Anthony Bateman (De Montfort University, UK)
Anthony Bateman (De Montfort University, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-06-08
280
0415205697
9780415205696
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