Reflecting on Reality: Psychotherapists at Work in Primary Care, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Reflecting on Reality

Psychotherapists at Work in Primary Care, 1st Edition

Edited by Sue Blake, Dilys Daws, John Launer


206 pages

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pub: 2005-12-31
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Primary care and psychotherapy are in some ways worlds apart. Yet both deal with the same human fundamentals: birth, and death, hope and disappointment, identity and uncertainty. This innovative book looks at how psychotherapists can make use of their skills in primary care. It examines how therapists, family physicians and other primary care professionals can all learn from each other through clinical collaboration. Each chapter describes a different practical approach to joint working in a range of primary care settings, across the life cycle. Specific topics include services for children and adolescents, working with immigrants, and live supervision. All the authors are connected with the Tavistock Clinic, and are psychotherapists or family physicians. The book challenges psychotherapists and those who work in primary care to develop closer working relationships, so that they can deliver more effective and more equitable services.

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The Tavistock Clinic Series, written in a clear and accessible style, makes available the clinical and theoretical work that has been most influential at the Tavistock.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health