Challenges to Practice

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Karnac Books, 2002 - Business & Economics - 113 pages
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The first title in the Practice of Psychotherapy Series that explores the limits of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Each of the five chapters in this book takes up an aspect of this challenge. In an open and enquiring manner, the authors invite readers to share in their thinking as they describe how they use their psychoanalytic skills to understand the nature of particular challenges. The Practice of Psychotherapy Series is intended to address a wide variety of important and challenging issues confronting those working in diverse contexts as psychoanalytic psychotherapists. Written by members of the respected London Centre for Psychotherapy, this volume offers an honest and stimulating first contribution.

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Bernardine Bishop has a background in academic English, writing and teaching. She is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice in London.

Josephine Klein was an academic for the first twenty years of her professional life and then a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice, now retired. She has written Our Need for Others and its Roots in Infancy (1987) Doubts and Uncertainties in the Practice of Psychotherapy (Karnac 1995) and Jacob's Ladder: Essays on Experiences of the Ineffable in the Context of Psychotherapy (Karnac 2003).

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