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Working Below the Surface

The Emotional Life of Contemporary Organizations, 1st Edition

Edited by Clare Huffington, William Halton, David Armstrong, Jane Pooley


272 pages

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The chapters contributed to this book have been written by the staff and associates of The Tavistock Consultancy Service, whose distinctive competence is in the human dimension of enterprise and the dynamics of the workplace. The intention is to identify and explore some of the key themes that have emerged, such as the emotional world of the organisation and the dynamics of resistance to change, and how these affect and influence the understanding of leadership and management in contemporary organizations. No attempt is made to reach a consensus, but rather to raise and map out a territory of continuing question and debate. Contributors:David Armstrong; Andrew Cooper; Tim Dartington; William Halton; Sharon Horowitz; Linda Hoyle; Clare Huffington; Kim James; Sarah Miller; Anton Obholzer; Jane Pooley; and Nick Temple. Part of the Tavistock Clinic Series.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE Dialogues with parents CHAPTER TWO Therapeutic space for re-creating the child in the mind of the parents CHAPTER THREE Keeping the child in mind: thoughts on work with parents of children in therapy CHAPTER FOUR Parental therapy-in theory and practice CHAPTER FIVE Work with parents of psychotic children within a day-care therapeutic unit setting CHAPTER SIX Working with parents of autistic children CHAPTER SEVEN Helping children through treatment of parenting: the model of mother/infant psychotherapy CHAPTER EIGHT Working with parents of sexually abused children.

About the Editors

Ann Horne trained in the Independent tradition at the BAP. She has discovered that retirement (after 10 years latterly at the Portman Clinic, London) can become very crowded and makes occasional sorties from behind the keyboard to speak and teach in the UK and abroad.

About the Series

Tavistock Clinic Series

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health