Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Introduction to Psychotherapy

An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

By Dr Anthony Bateman, Dennis Brown, Jonathon Pedder


269 pages

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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.


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

Stephen Frosh, Birkbeck College, University of London

About the Authors

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis