The first of two volumes, it traces the roots of psychotherapy in ancient times, through the influence of Freud and Jung up to the events following the second world war. The book shows how the history of psychotherapy has evolved over time through different branches and examines the offshoots as they develop.
Volume 2 traces the evolution of psychotherapy from the 1950s and the later 20th century through to modern times, considering what the future of psychotherapy will look like.
Each part of the book represents a significant period of time or a decade of the 20th century and provides a detailed overview of all significant movements within the history of psychology. It will be essential reading for researchers and students in the fields of clinical psychology, psychotherapy, psychiatry, the history of medicine and psychology.
Chap. 1 Mental health care from antiquity to modern times
Chap. 2 From Hypnotism to Psychotherapy
Chap. 3 The twentieth century and the rooting of psychotherapy
Chap. 4 Depth psychology between the World Wars
Chap. 5 New Approaches to Psychotherapy Before and After World War II
Chap. 6 A middle earth: The fifties
Chap. 7 The Outbreak of New Treatment Paradigms in the Face of a Changing Social Climate
Chap. 8 The Seventies and Eighties between Social Engagement and Individualism
Chap. 9 From the past to the future