1st Edition

Theory and Practice of Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

Edited By Ferruccio Osimo, Mark J. Stein Copyright 2012
    464 Pages
    by Routledge

    462 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Osimo, Ferruccio