1st Edition

Theory and Practice of Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

ISBN 9781780490632
Published December 31, 2012 by Routledge
462 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an introduction to and history of the experiential dynamic therapies (EDT) including the ground-breaking Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) of Habib Davanloo and its subsequent development. It also describes the essential ingredients of EDT.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Experiential Dynamic Therapy from History to Theory and Clinics -- A historical overview of experiential dynamic psychotherapies -- David Malan and the genesis of experiential dynamic psychotherapy in the UK 1 , 2 -- The essence of experiential dynamic psychotherapies -- Intensive Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy and application of the character hologram -- Clinical Applications of Experiential Dynamic Therapy -- Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapies in Primary Care Mental Health Services -- Experiential dynamic psychotherapies in the psychological treatment of a patient attending oncology services -- Experiential dynamic psychotherapies in the treatment of psycho-physical trauma -- Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy and the treatment of poly-symptomatic somatic patients -- Intensive Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy in the treatment of long-standing depression -- Using Intensive Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy to treat an underachieving gifted adolescent -- Experiential dynamic therapy in a university counselling service -- A client’s perspective -- Receiving the invitation to open up -- Training and Research -- Group Intensive Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy in a public mental health service -- Privileging relationships within our places of work: what can the principles of experiential dynamic therapy bring to public services? -- Experiential short-term psychodynamic therapy from the perspective of a cognitive-behaviour therapist: a personal account -- EDT in the context of psychotherapy research and mental health policy in the UK

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