By Jeremy Holmes
This booklet builds a key clinical bridge among attachment idea and psychoanalysis, deploying Holmes' distinctive skill to weld empirical proof, psychoanalytic concept and consulting room adventure right into a coherent and convincing whole. ranging from the theory–practice hole in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, the e-book demonstrates how attachment idea may also help practitioners higher comprehend what they intuitively do within the consulting room, how this advantages consumers, and informs evidence-based perform.
Divided into sections, conception and perform, Exploring in Security discusses the idea that of mentalising and considers 3 parts of powerful treatment – the healing dating, that means making and alter promoting – from either attachment and psychoanalytic views. the second one a part of the ebook applies attachment thought to a couple of scientific events including:
- working with borderline clients
- suicide and planned self-harm
- sex and sexuality
- ending therapy.
Throughout the booklet theoretical dialogue is vividly illustrated with scientific fabric, own adventure and examples from literature and movie, making this an available but authoritative textual content for psychotherapy practitioners in any respect degrees, together with psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, medical psychologists, psychological health and wellbeing nurses and counsellors.