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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings

1st Edition

Edited by Serge Frisch, R. D. Hinshelwood, Didier Houzel, Julia Pestalozzi


254 pages

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This book deals with psychotherapeutic life and work at the interface between psychoanalytic theory and institutional reality. It focuses on the set of constraints and pressures which arise as a result of working in institution, and how to deal with them.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE Beyond the treatment contract: psychoanalytic work in the public mental hospital, CHAPTER TWO Integrated theoretical/clinical and organizational models for the institutional treatment of psychosis CHAPTER THREE The role of institutional settings in symbolization CHAPTER FOUR The hospital in the mind: in-patient psychotherapy at the Cassel Hospital CHAPTER FIVE A psychoanalytic hospital unit for people with severe personality disorders CHAPTER SIX "How hard can you kick a baby before it dies?": psychotherapy in an institution for disturbed children CHAPTER SEVEN Treatment and management of the sexually deviant and criminal: an out-patient facility CHAPTER EIGHT Children in torture-surviving families: child psychotherapy within a family-orientated context The adolescent psychotic and the context of residential treatment CHAPTER TEN Psychoanalytically orientated in-patient treatment CHAPTER ELEVEN The legacy of power play in societies for psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

About the Editors

Serge Frisch is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is chairman of the EFPP and also a founding member of the 'Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche Clinique en Psychanalyse de l'Enfant et de l'Adulte' in Luxembourg and is involved in the training activities of that organization. He is co-editor of 'Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Institutional Settings', and has published on the relationship between psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and the social field. R.D. Hinshelwood is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society, and currently holds the post of Professor of Psychoanalysis at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and previously was Clinical Director of the Cassel Hospital in Richmond. He is a past Chair of the Association of Therapeutic Communities. Professor Hinshelwood has written extensively on psychoanalysis and founded the 'International Journal of Therapeutic Communities' (now 'Therapeutic Communities') in 1980 and the 'British Journal of Psychotherapy' in 1984.

About the Series

The EFPP Monograph Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health