This book addresses the impact of technology and the Internet in four parts: on development, on the training of therapists, on professional ethics, and on the provision of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. It brings an immersion in the issues of clinical work with patients in analysis and therapy.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Technology and Child and Adult Development -- The impact of technology on development, community, and teletherapy -- The impact of electronic media and communication on object relations -- The seduction of digital magic -- Intimacy, sexuality, and pornography online -- Transitional space: the role of Internet community for transgender and gender non-conforming patients -- Psychoanalysts facing new technologies in a world of liquid modernity -- Concerns about Teleanalysis: Ethics, Legalities, Interference -- Thinking ethically about beginning online work -- Legal aspects of teleanalysis in the United States -- Teleanalysis: problems, limitations, and opportunities -- Technology in Training -- The use of technology in clinical supervision and consultation -- Teaching psychoanalytic psychotherapy and infant observation by video link -- Emergency SMS-based intervention in chronic suicidality: a research project using conversation analysis -- Technology in Treatment -- Occasional telephone sessions in ongoing in-person psychoanalysis -- Is there a difference between telephone and in-person sessions? -- Technology-stirred projective processes in couple teletherapy -- A baby saved: a mother made -- Teleanalysis and teletherapy for children and adolescents? -- Cyberspace as potential space -- One analyst’s journey into cyberspace