1st Edition

Mastering Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
A Roadmap to the Unconscious

ISBN 9781855758216
Published December 31, 2012 by Routledge
432 Pages

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Book Description

This book evolved from the First International Meeting of the Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Association on intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy. It will help readers to make use of the conscious working alliance with the patient to increase the unconscious part of the working alliance.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Davanloo's ISTDP, psychoneurosis, and the importance of attachment trauma

Chapter 2 - The neurobiological regulation of emotion and anxiety

Chapter 3 - Emotion regulation and the role of defences

Chapter 4 - Assessment of a patient's anxiety

Chapter 5 - Resistance, transference, ego-adaptive capacity and multifoci core neurotic structure

Chapter 6 - Observational learning and teaching our patients to overcome their problems

Chapter 7 - The road to the patient's unconscious and the working alliance

Chapter 8 - The independent variables: ISTDP techniques to change red traffic lights into green

Chapter 9 - An intial interview with a transport-phobic patient

Chapter 10 - Steps on the roadmap to the unconscious and its application to patients suffering from depressive disorders

Chapter 11 - Steps on the road to the unconscious and its application to patients with somatization

Chapter 12 - Steps on the road to the unconscious in a patient with transference resistance

Chapter 13 - Exiting the roadmap to the unconscious in the phase of termination.


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