Therapy Beyond Modernity: Deconstructing and Transcending Profession-Centred Therapy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Therapy Beyond Modernity

Deconstructing and Transcending Profession-Centred Therapy, 1st Edition

By Richard House


350 pages

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Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- The Profession-Centred Therapy Form -- Therapy in deconstructive perspective -- Therapy's “regime of truth” -- Deconstructing profession-centred therapeutic practice: I. Resistance, boundaries and "frame", holding, "material" generation -- Deconstructing profession-centred therapeutic practice: II. Confidentiality, safety, abuse, ethics -- "Consumer" Experiences of Profession-Centred Therapeutic Practice -- Experiences of profession-centred therapeutic practice: I. Background issues -- Rosie Alexander's Folie à Deux -- Ann France's Consuming Psychotherapy -- Anna Sands' Falling for Therapy -- A New Paradigm, Post-Professional Era? -- Precursor of post-modernity: the phenomenon of Georg Groddeck -- The “New Paradigm” challenge: intimations of a post-professional era -- Whither “Post-Professional” Therapy? -- Reflections on profession-centred therapy -- Elaborations on the “post-professional” era -- Conclusion: who, then, would be a therapist? -- Afterword

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health