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The use of psychoanalytic concepts in therapy with families

Hilary A. Davies

The use of psychoanalytic concepts in therapy with families

for all professionals working with families

by Hilary A. Davies

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Published by Karnac Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174) and index.

StatementHilary A. Davies
SeriesUKCP Karnac series, UKCP Karnac series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC488.5 .D357 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24389996M
ISBN 101855755157
ISBN 109781855755154
LC Control Number2010459415
OCLC/WorldCa475455126

Paradoxically, in spite of this ambivalence, psychoanalytic theory is probably the most influential contemporary theoretical system affecting the treatment of interpersonal difficulties. This is because of the pervasiveness of psychoanalytic concepts among mental health practitioners, particularly among psychiatrists and psychiatric social : R. Taylor Segraves. the various applications of psychoanalytic therapy and is intended as a contribution towards answering the question as to which problems now deserve special attention and which type of research is best suited to meet present challenges. In Germany the therapeutic applications of the psychoanalytic method have been.

  In this blog post, let us look at one way that psychoanalysis applies to family dynamics and try to shed some light on the issue of using psychoanalytic thinking to the practice of family therapy. Introduction to Family Therapy Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and Size: KB.

Psychoanalytic Ideas and Systemic Family Therapy telling of the story, there was a sense that the very physicality of her son as a tiny baby had trapped her, and the story was told with anger. In the first period of the work, progress is made steadily if slowly. Then, seemingly out of the blue, the mother's anger skyrockets again, and she. -The early pioneers of Family Therapy rejected the psychoanalytical model in work with families.-Family Therapy rediscovered psychoanalytic theory in the s: Voices within Object Relations theory and Self-Psychology called for a rapprochement of with psychoanalysis.


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: The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families: For all Professionals Working with Families (Psychology, Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy) (): Davies, Hilary A.: Books5/5(1). Family Therapy, London.

A qualified family therapist, she is cur-rently working in the Department of Child & Adolescent Mental Health at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. She lives in north London. The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families is her second book; The 3-Point Therapistwas published by Karnac in ix.

The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families begins with a readable practitioner’s guide to psychoanalytic theory and concepts. It moves on to give a number of detailed practice-based examples of the application of this theoretical model in the therapy room with the families of children seeking help with a variety of mental health difficulties.

In this book, Gerson argues that analysts should be informed in the language of family therapy and that individual and family clinicians should become familiar with both modalities. Therapists equipped with both a psychoanalytic and a systemic lens may more competently and creatively face clinical dilemmas.

The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families conveys her profound insight into ways of relating to the difficulties of children and their families. The author uses careful observation of her own emotional experience to share these insights with the reader.'.

I enjoyed reading Dr. Philip Ringstrom's book on couples therapy. It is a thoughtful, well delineated model of psychoanalytic relational thinking with a sophisticated understanding of systems theory and the contribution of alternate schools of family therapy.

Case examples were engaging in illustrating concepts and complicated couples'Cited by: These concepts are the bridges that link Bowen Family Systems Therapy to psychodynamic approaches. Bowen`s therapy is based on natural systems, which make the contribution of Bowen Family systems therapy as unique because the other family theories are based on the concepts of cybernetics, general systems theory, and communication theory, which.

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is a form of psychotherapy derived from psychoanalytic theories and modeled after a psychoanalytic model of mental functioning. Psychodynamic psychotherapy is primarily for individuals who will benefit from a more focused method of treatment that is active and focuses on the realities of one’s daily life.

The advantage of the psychoanalytic approach is that it features hundreds of systematic observations of a single patient, made over time.

Psychoanalysts treat addiction by examining their relationship with the patient and use psychodynamic principles. An interpersonal vantage point produces different data about the disease of by: 6.

Psychoanalytic family therapists use the technique of interpretation when confronted with _____ in family therapy, because it often takes the form of acting-out. resistance A process in psychoanalytic family therapy, by which insights are translated into new and more productive ways of behaving and interacting is known as.

“The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families” begins with a readable practitioner s guide to psychoanalytic theory and concepts. It moves on to give a number of detailed practice-based examples of the application of this theoretical model in the therapy room with the families of children seeking help with a variety of mental health : $ The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families conveys her profound insight into ways of relating to the difficulties of children and their families.

The author uses careful observation of her own emotional experience to share these insights with the reader.'. There are several key concepts in the psychoanalytic theory; Freuds view of human nature being deterministic is one of them.

The term deterministic or determinism in short means to be born with it, Corey () stated that “according to Freud, our behavior is determined by irrational forces, unconscious motivations, and biological and instinctual drives” (p).

Drawing on concepts from cognitive-behavioral therapy and consistent with current trends in systemic and family therapy, the treatment integrates an emphasis on. Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods by Michael P. Nichols and Sean Davis. Those with only a casual interest in family therapy may not find much of interest in this book, but anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of the theory and practice of family therapy will find this book invaluable.

It gives the reader a solid foundation in the. InHeinz Kohut’s book, The Psychology of the Self, inaugurated a new theoretical perspective in American psychoanalysis. Soon after, Margaret Mahler’s developmental approach was espoused by some, and a growing diversification in therapeutic approaches in the American schools of psychoanalysis began.

This form of psychodynamic therapy is practiced in the context of a family, whether that family is comprised of two adults in a romantic relationship, a parent and child(ren), siblings, grandparents and grandchildren, a traditional nuclear family, or any combination of these family members. The Use of Psychoanalytic Concepts in Therapy with Families For all Professionals Working with Families 1st Edition by Hilary A.

Davies and Publisher Routledge. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:  After assessing family functioning, therapists aim to restructure the family, realigning boundaries and hierarchies to promote growth and resolve problems.

They are active in sessions, staging enactments, realigning chairs, and questioning family assumptions. Structural family therapy focuses on strengths. Psychoanalytic therapy is a form of in-depth talk therapy that aims to bring unconscious or deeply buried thoughts and feelings to the conscious mind so that repressed experiences and emotions, often from childhood, can be brought to the surface and examined.

Psychoanalytic Therapy How does it work? Psychoanalytic therapists generally spend time listening to patients talk about their lives, which is why this method is often referred to as "the talking cure." The therapeutic provider will look for patterns or significant events that.This increasingly relational perspective in psychoanalysis coincides with the relational and interactional perspective in family therapy, helping to make it possible for a clinical practice that originated in the treatment of the individual to be applied in the treatment of couples and families.Psychodynamic therapy focuses on unconscious processes as they are manifested in the client's present behavior.

The goals of psychodynamic therapy are client self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior. In its brief form, a psychodynamic approach enables the client to examine unresolved conflicts and symptoms that arise from .