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Empowered Psychotherapy Teaching Self-Processing

By Robert Langs Copyright 1993
    270 Pages
    by Routledge

    272 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This book presents some uncommon lines of clinical observation and thought that hopefully will shed new light on the work and thinking of the full range of helping professionals. It provides the insights and techniques that characterize the empowered form of psychotherapy.

    Foreword -- Introduction -- Background Perspectives -- The goals of self-processing therapy -- The evolution to self-processing -- Communication: Listening and Formulating -- The surface message -- The implications of manifest contents -- Symbols and isolated encoded meanings -- Trigger decoding -- The Techniques of Self-Processing -- The Modes of Self-Processing Therapy -- The frame of the self-processing class -- Initiating the self-processing class -- The first class -- The focus on resistances -- The origination narrative -- Guided associations -- Self-indicators and triggers -- Linking triggers to themes -- The self-processing tutorial and personal self-processing