1st Edition

Talking Cure
Mind and Method of the Tavistock Clinic

ISBN 9781782205678
Published January 19, 2017 by Routledge
230 Pages

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Book Description

This book is written to accompany a BBC 2 TV series about the Tavistock Clinic, an NHS mental health institute which treats patients and trains professionals. The programmes of the series are about therapy — talking — as a way of dealing with difficulties that life can entail.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Beginning of the Mind -- Play -- Are Children Innocent? -- How Does Growing Up Happen? -- What Causes the Mind? -- Love -- Dreaming -- What Is a Family? -- Groups -- Work -- Food for the Mind -- Attitudes to Normality and Psychiatric Illness -- Mental Distress and Mental Illness -- Therapy -- Registering Time -- Age -- The Future -- Useful Information

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